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  Cara Ferris
Cara Ferris

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Washington

Last College:
Pensacola JC

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/09/1978

Experience:
1V

On Ferris
A consistent and steady player, Cara Ferris begins her senior campaign in College Park … transferred to Maryland as a junior from Pensacola Junior College in Florida ... expected to fill dual roles at swing and power forward for the Terps … characterized by Terp coaches as a shooter and strong perimeter player ... excellent defender ... has good size for the wing position … plays inside and out with good quickness.

1998-99
All-around player who showed flashes of scoring potential as a junior ... six-game starter in ACC games, 12-game starter overall ... played over 16 minutes per game in team's last six games, averaging 7.0 points and 3.5 rebounds ... averaged 4.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals overall ... among Terp rebounding and steals leaders all season ... established career scoring high with 12 points in ACC Tournament loss to Wake Forest ... nine points and six steals vs. Florida State at Cole Field House, with nine points and five steals by halftime ... team's third-best rebounding performance with season-best 13 boards at Howard.

Before Maryland
Ferris played two seasons at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, Fla. ... team co-captain and first team all-conference selection as a sophomore … honorable mention all-league as a freshman … averaged 18.7 points in 1998 with eight rebounds and 3.7 assists … coached by Vicki Carson.

Before College
Prepped at Washington High School in Pensacola where she lettered in basketball, softball, volleyball and track during her career … was a part of state championships in 1993 and 1994 … first team all-league as a junior and senior, and honorable mention as a sophomore … team and conference MVP as a senior in 1996 … averaged 25.7 points and 13 rebounds per game as a senior … team rebounding leader in her final two seasons …scored 33 points with 21 rebounds in district championship game as a senior … coached by Ronnie Bond.

Personal
Born on July 9, 1978 ... daughter of Patty Haley and Chuck Ferris ... four brothers-Eric Ferris (38), Matt Haley (26), Josh Ferris (24), Brett Haley (16) ... majoring in communications ... 3.5 GPA in high school and 3.0 in junior college ... full name is Cara Rose Ferris.


Ferris' Career Highs
Category  # Opponent/Date
Points   12 vs. Wake Forest, 2-26-99
FG        6 vs. Wake Forest, 2-26-99
FGA      10 at NC State, 2-15-99
3FG       0
3FGA      1 at Howard, 11-20-98
          1 at Loyola (Md.), 11-17-98
FT        2 at NC State, 2-15-99
FTA       4 at NC State, 2-15-99
Rebounds 13 at Howard, 11-20-98
Assists   4 at Penn State, 12-10-98
Blocks    2 vs. Wake Forest, 12-13-98
Steals    6 vs. Florida State, 1-17-99
Minutes  39 vs. Wake Forest, 12-13-98

1998-99 Game-by-Game Statistics - Cara Ferris Date Opponent G-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct O-D Tot PF A TO B S Pts N1 UNC Greensboro 1-1 33 4-5 .800 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 3-1 4 2 1 8 1 2 8 N17 at Loyola (Md.) 1-1 35 0-3 .000 0-1 .000 1-2 .500 2-4 6 0 0 5 0 1 1 N20 at Howard 1-1 32 3-6 .500 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 2-11 13 4 1 5 0 3 6 N24 Hampton 1-1 22 2-4 .500 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2-4 6 2 2 9 0 1 4 D2 W. Michigan 1-0 27 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 3 1 2 1 0 3 2 D5 at Clemson 1-0 27 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 3-4 7 2 3 3 0 1 0 D10 at Penn St. 1-1 30 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-2 2 2 4 6 0 3 2 D13 Wake Forest 1-1 39 1-7 .143 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2-3 5 2 2 4 2 3 2 D22 Rutgers 1-1 7 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 D28 Coppin St. 1-0 15 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 3 2 1 3 1 1 2 D29 Richmond 1-0 16 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 0-6 6 2 0 1 0 1 3 J2 Duke dnp J8 at Virginia 1-0 8 2-2 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 J10 at No. Carolina 1-0 15 3-6 .500 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2-1 3 0 0 1 0 1 6 J14 NC State 1-1 25 2-5 .400 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-4 5 3 1 2 0 2 4 J17 Florida St. 1-1 35 4-7 .571 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 2-1 3 4 1 2 0 6 9 J21 at Ga. Tech 1-1 8 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 J28 Clemson 1-0 15 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 F1 at Duke 1-0 3 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 F3 Morgan St. 1-0 10 2-4 .500 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-1 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 F6 at Wake Forest 1-0 5 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 F8 Virginia 1-0 23 2-5 .400 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-2 2 1 0 2 0 1 4 F11 No. Carolina 1-0 22 4-5 .800 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 3 2 2 3 0 2 8 F15 at NC St. 1-0 23 4-10 .400 0-0 .000 2-4 .500 0-4 4 2 2 2 0 0 10 F18 at Florida St. 1-1 23 4-6 .667 0-0 .000 0-3 .000 1-3 4 3 1 1 0 1 8 F21 Ga. Tech 1-0 16 0-4 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-3 4 3 0 2 0 1 0 F26 vs. Wake Forest 1-0 29 6-8 .750 0-0 .000 0-2 .000 4-0 4 1 1 1 0 1 12

Career Statistics Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-FGA Pct 3P-3PA Pct FT-FTA Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-D Ast To Bk St Pts-Avg 98-99 26-12 543-20.9 49-100 .490 0-3 .000 5-16 .313 31-62 93-3.6 41-0 26 66 5 37 103-4.0

ACC Statistics Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-FGA Pct 3P-3PA Pct FT-FTA Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-D Ast To Bk St Pts-Avg 98-99 15-6 287-19.1 28-66 .424 0-1 .000 3-10 .300 15-29 44-2.9 25-0 12 26 3 21 59-3.9


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