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Candice Walker

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Towson Catholic

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/05/1989


2011-12 (Senior): Scored five points in season-opener at Maryland (11/11).

2010-11 (Junior): Played in 33 games as a junior... Averaged 11.6 minutes, 1.9 points, 1.0 assists and 0.9 rebounds per game... Scored a season-high nine points while making a key steal at the end of the game against Iona (2/25)... Hit the game-winning shot in overtime against Siena (2/12)... Had a season-high six rebounds against Niagara (2/14).

2009-10: Played in four games and started in one... Had an injury that ended her season.

2008-2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games, starting 24 for Loyola... Averaged 5.8 points in 27.9 minutes per game... Led the team with 74 assists... Had five assists in the MAAC Championships First Round victory over Manhattan (3/5)... Scored 12 and had three steals against Siena (2/28)... Stepped back into the starting lineup against Niagara (2/13) and scored 14 points to go with five boards and three steals.. Made all six of her free throws... Scored nine points at Marist (2/8)... Had three turnovers in the game's first five minutes, but did not have another in the remaining 24 minutes she played against Saint Peter's (1/9)... Dished out five assists versus the Peahens... Scored 10 and had two steals, two blocks and three assists at UMBC (12/21)... Hit a pair of second-half 3-pointers and finished with 12 points against La Salle (12/19)... Scored 14 on 6-of-10 from the field with three steals against Rider (12/7)... Seven of her nine points against Mount St. Mary's (12/1) came in the final 10 minutes as Loyola rallied for the victory... Scored 10 against Army (11/23)... Less than a week after setting her career-high assists against Harvard, she bettered it with eight versus Towson (11/19)... Recorded a career-high seven assists against Harvard (11/15).

2007-2008 (Freshman): Named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team and earned four MAAC Rookie of the Week honors after starting all 30 games at point guard... Set a school freshman record with 93 assists... Was the first freshman to start at point guard since the 1991-1992 season... The Greyhounds were 7-5 in the 12 games when Walker scored 10 or more points... Led all freshmen in the MAAC in points, assists and minutes played... Topped the team in scoring four times and assists on 14 occasions... Played a team-high 982 minutes, an average of 32.7 per game... Played 30 or more minutes in 25 games... Dished out four assists 10 different times... Averaged 8.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game... Scored 11 points and had five assists without a turnover in her first college game, against Drexel (11/9)... Scored seven, making a driving lay-up and ensuing free throw with 3:59 to play against Villanova (11/11)... Her 3-point play gave the Loyola a two-point lead against the Wildcats... Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors following the season's first weekend... Led the team with 16 points at Pennsylvania (11/25)... Had 11 points and four rebounds a week later in 35 minutes against Mount St. Mary's (12/1)... Opened MAAC play with an outstanding weekend, scoring 15 against Niagara (12/7) and 16 versus Canisius (12/9)... Had four assists in both games and seven boards against the Purple Eagles, picking up MAAC Rookie of the Week honors following the weekend... Scored in double-figures for three straight games (1/5-13), recording 13, 16 and 12 against Manhattan, Marist and Rider, respectively... Made 6-of-12 field goals and 4-of-8 3-pointers to go with a season-high tying six assists against the Red Foxes... Had 17 points just over two weeks later, making seven field goals, at Marist (1/27)... Picked up MAAC Rookie of the Week honors for the fourth time after scoring 10 at Manhattan, to go with six assists and seven rebounds, and 15 against Saint Peter's... Also had five assists against the Peahens... Dished out four assists and had three steals against Iona in the MAAC Quarterfinals (3/7) after scoring seven and recording three assists versus Rider in the First Round (3/6).

High School: Earned four letters in basketball, and three in volleyball, at Towson Catholic High School in Towson, Md... Started all four years for the Owls... Scored 15.0 points and averaged 8.0 assists and 5.1 rebounds her season... Scored 1,029 points in her high school career... Team was ranked in USA Today's National Top 25 during her senior season and won the title at the 1st-Annual 3-point play... Earned All-Baltimore County First Team and All-Metro Second Team honors from The Baltimore Sun... The Owls finished fourth in The Sun's Top 15 in 2006-2007... Named to the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association All-Star Team as a senior... Played in The Real Basketball Report All-Star game following her senior season, earning Team MVP honors at the event... An honor roll student at Towson Catholic and member of the Spanish Honor Society... Earned several academic awards, including the Outstanding English, Leadership, ACE, Perfect Attendance, Excellence in Math and Academic Excellence Awards.

Personal: Candice Shaniece Walker... Born in Baltimore, Md.... Daughter of Jessica and Joseph Brown and Thomas Walker, Jr... Graduated in May 2009 with bachelors in communications with a specialization in digital media. Working on her masters in liberal studies.

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