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#13 Khadijah Shumpert
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
High School: Benilde St. Margaret's HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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NEW MEXICO: Possesses a strong, physical presence in the paint on both ends. ... A strong rebounder on both ends who has improved her stroke...A three-time Academic All-Mountain West selection.

JUNIOR (2014-15): Played in 33 games with 32 starts at forward for the Lobos…averaged 10.8 points per game which is second on the team and 16th in the Mountain West…finished with 5.8 rebounds per game which is first on the team and 15th in the Mountain West…had two of the three Lobos double-doubles this season, including 17 points and 14 rebounds vs. Texas Pan-American (11-14-14) and 27 points and 12 rebounds vs. Cal Poly (12-18-14)…set career high in scoring with 27 points vs. Cal Poly (12-18-14)…improved her blocked shots by five more than her sophomore season…Academic All-Mountain West honoree for third straight year.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Emerged as an inside force for the Lobos after improving her scoring (+6.9 ppg), rebounding (+3.5 rpg), blocks (+0.9 bpg) and steals (+0.6 spg) from her freshman campaign... Her 6.0 rebounding average per game led the team… Her 21 points and twelve rebounds versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee (11-26-13) marked her first career double-double and 20-point, ten-rebound game… Set a career high in scoring with 22 points versus Boise State (2-12-14)… Recorded second double-double (14 points and 13 rebounds) in UNM’s win over UNLV (2-19-14)… Finished in the top 15 in the MW in rebounding and in the top ten for blocked shots… Her 28 blocks was nearly five-times more than her freshman total.

FRESHMAN (2012-13): Academic All-Conference... Appeared in 30 games logging nearly 500 minutes of action... Recorded season highs in season opener versus Northern Arizona (11-9-12) with 13 points and eight rebounds and two steals in 16 minutes of action... Other double-digit scoring performance was ten points at Nevada (2-2-13)... Second on the team in field goal percentage (46.5%)... Scored at least one point in 28 of her 30 appearances... Tallied eight games of four rebounds or more...

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Benilde St. Margaret's to four conference titles and Minnesota state championship in 2010... High school accolades include Minnesota All-State Team (2010-12)... All-Conference Team (2011-12)... 2012 Minneapolis North Suburban Player of the Year... Honor Roll student sophomore, junior and senior years... Was also a football team manager for BSM... Played for the Red Knights under head coach Bob Lyons...

PERSONAL: Born September 21, 1993 to Kenvie West & Danny Shumpert... Includes crab legs among her favorite foods... Lists "Love & Basketball" and "Grease" among her favorite films... Favorite free-time activities include painting and poetry... iPod pre-game playlist includes Beyonce "Ring the Alarm"... Major is Communication with aspirations to be a Sports Information Director... Wears #13 in honor of high school classmate who wore #13 and was paralyzed in a high school hockey accident.

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