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11 Allie Clifton
Allie Clifton 143428

Outlook & Highlights
Received "Chuck Ealey Undefeated Spirit Award" ... Ranks tied for eighth in Toledo annals in field-goal percentage (47.7%, 316-of-663) ... Three-time co-captain (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10) ... Wing player who can defend her position and handle the ball ... Can also get to the basket and is an outstanding rebounder ... Has good nose for the ball and possesses strong basketball instincts ... Has missed 25 games (six in 2006-07, eight in 2007-08, five in 2008-09, six in 2009-10) at UT due to injury ... Scored in double figures on 41 occasions in her career, including six double-doubles.

As a Senior (2009-10)
Co-captain ... Appeared in 28 games, making 27 starts at wing position ... Missed six games with foot injury (plantar fasciitis) ... Averaged 5.9 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.1 steals in 20.2 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 3.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 1.1 apg and 0.7 spg ... Earned team's "Whatever it Takes Award" ... Led team in steals six times, rebounding on four occasions and scoring twice ... Finished with season-high 22 points and eight caroms in 31 minutes vs. Cleveland State (Nov. 15) ... Registered team-high 15 points, season-best four thefts and four boards vs. nationally ranked Dayton (Dec. 9) ... Totaled team-high seven rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Pittsburgh in first round of WNIT (March 19) ... Had six points, team-high six caroms and two steals in 26 minutes vs. Kent State in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 12) ... Poured in 13 points, five boards and two assists in 27 minutes at Eastern Michigan (March 2) ... Finished with 11 points, seven caroms and two steals at North Dakota (Jan. 2).

As a Junior (2008-09)
Co-captain ... Preseason All-MAC West Division honoree ... Appeared in 26 games, making 25 starts ... Missed first five games of season with left leg injury (Nov. 14-26) ... Averaged 9.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.0 steals in 25.1 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 9.9 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 2.4 apg and 1.1 spg ... Ranked 12th in MAC in field-goal percentage (46.7%, 92-of-197), 14th in defensive boards (4.15 rpg) and 20th in overall rebounding (Tied for 12th in defensive caroms (4.31 rpg), 14th in field-goal percentage (45.3%, 58-of-128) and 20th in overall boards in MAC play) ... Led Rockets in scoring five times, as well as assists, rebounding and steals on four occasions ... Totaled two double-doubles against Buffalo (season-high 20 pts. and 10 reb., Feb. 4) and North Dakota (11 pts. and 10 reb., Dec. 6) ... Had team-high 17 points, eight rebounds and three steals in 32 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Registered team-high 19 points, seven caroms and five assists vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 21) ... Tallied 15 points and nine caroms at Eastern Michigan (Jan. 14) ... Had 13 points, three boards, three assists and two steals in 32 minutes at Ball State (Jan. 17) ... Finished with 10 points, three caroms and two steals at Bowling Green (Feb. 12) ... Collected career-high five steals at Western Michigan (Jan. 7) ... Registered 15 points vs. Youngstown State (Dec. 30) ... Had 14 points, game-high nine caroms, four assists and three steals vs. SIU Edwardsville (Jan. 4) ... Had eight points and game-high 10 boards vs. Ohio in MAC Tournament Quarterfinals (Mar. 13) ... Made first start of season at Missouri, registering team-high 10 points, four rebounds and two assists (Dec. 3).

As a Sophomore (2007-08)
Co-captain ... Appeared in 22 games, making 14 starts ... Missed eight contests with stress reaction in right foot ... Averaged team-high 13.7 points, 6.1 caroms, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 27.2 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 9.9 ppg and 3.7 rpg ... Earned team’s "Rocket Pride Award," given to the individual who exemplifies the three qualities that make up a Toledo women’s basketball player: Plays Hard, Plays Smart and Plays Together ... Led Rockets in scoring team-high 13 times, rebounding on five occasions, assists four times and steals three times ... Selected Tournament MVP of 2007 Miami (FL) Holiday Classic (17.5 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 3.0 apg, 2.5 spg) ... Named MAC West Division Player of the Week (Dec. 24), tallying double-doubles against Detroit (14 pts., 10 rbs, Dec. 18) and UTEP (20 pts., 14 rbs., Dec. 21) ... Drained career-high four triples and finished with collegiate-best 24 points vs. Central Michigan (Jan. 9) ... Tied career high with 24 points (20 after halftime) at Memphis, to go along with five rebounds, two steals and two assists in collegiate-best 38 minutes (Jan. 24) ... Had game-high 21 points, six caroms, three assists and three steals vs. Central Arkansas in opening game of Miami (FL) Holiday Classic (Dec. 29) ... Tallied team-high 16 points, six rebounds and three assists vs. Miami in MAC Tournament Semifinals (March 14) ... Reinserted into starting lineup vs. Bowling Green and tallied 10 points with five caroms in 14 minutes, but reinjured right foot and sat out second half (Feb. 2) ... Named to Seton Hall Basketball Classic All-Tournament Team (15.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 2.5 apg) ... Had 22 points and 11 rebounds against IPFW (Nov. 10).

As a Freshman (2006-07)
Appeared in 24 games, making 17 starts ... Sat out first six games of season due to injury ... Averaged 4.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.8 steals in 18.8 minutes per game ... In MAC contests, tallied 5.7 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 1.4 apg and 1.1 spg ... Scored in double figures in four of last six contests ... Led Rockets in steals and rebounding four times and assists on two occasions ... Earned team’s "Most Improved Player Award" ... Had first collegiate double-double with season-high 19 points and 11 rebounds vs. Central Michigan (Feb. 24) ... Notched 10 points, team-high seven rebounds, four assists and three steals at Northern Illinois (Feb. 21) ... Registered career-high four steals vs. Western Michigan (Feb. 28) ... Made first career start against Eastern Michigan and tallied five rebounds in 12 minutes (Jan. 6).

High School
As a Senior -- Averaged 19.6 points and 12.1 rebounds per game and was named first team All-Ohio (first female athlete in school history to garner all-state honors) ... Selected conference Player of the Year ... Garnered the Associated Press All-Northwest Ohio basketball teams Player of the Year accolades ... Chosen Times Bulletin Player of the Year ... McDonald's Scholar-Athlete recipient as selected by the Lima News ...
As a Junior -- Tallied 19.8 points and 12.7 rebounds per game ... Chosen first-team all-conference, first-team District 8, first-team All-Northwest Ohio and third-team All-Ohio ... Chosen Times Bulletin Player of the Year ... Shot 59 percent from the field ... Career -- Starred for coach Roland Alvarez and Mike Myers at Van Wert High School ... Lettered four years in basketball, volleyball and track and field ... Finished high school with the following school records: most points scored in a single game (36); most points scored in a season (452); most career total points scored (1,330); most career steals (239); best career average of points per game (14.9); most career field goals made (514); and most career rebounds (864) ... Member of Rotary, Key and Beta Clubs, as well as Student Council.

Personal
Born Allie Bethany Clifton on January 30, 1988 ... Parents are Bill and Kim Clifton ... Has a brother, Corey, and a sister, Abbie ... Abbie played basketball one year at Central Michigan (2004-05) and two years at University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima (2007-09) ... Majoring in adolescent and young adult education.

Clifton's Career Highs
Points: 24 (2 times, last vs. Central Michigan (1/9/08)
Rebounds: 14 vs. UTEP (12/21/07)
Assists: 6 at Central Michigan (3/3/09)
Blocks: 1 (4 times, last vs. Dayton (12/9/09)
Steals: 5 at Western Michigan (1/7/09)
Field Goals: 10 vs. UTEP (12/21/07)
Free Throws: 7 vs. Eastern Illinois (11/24/07)
3-Point FGs: 4 (2 times, last vs. Buffalo (2/4/09)
Minutes: 38 at Memphis (1/4/08)

Clifton's Career Statistics

Year G/GS MIN FG-FGA PCT 3FG-ATT PCT FT-FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG A BS S
2006-07 24/17 452 41-109 .376 7-26 .269 21-33 .636 110 4.6 89 3.7 28 0 20
2007-08 22/14 599 116-214 .542 17-42 .405 53-76 .697 302 13.7 134 6.1 40 1 21
2008-09 26/25 653 92-197 .467 13-38 .342 51-74 .689 248 9.5 148 5.7 59 2 26
2009-10 28/27 566 67-143 .469 12-44 .273 19-30 .633 165 5.9 118 4.2 35 1 32
Totals 100/83 2,270 316-663 .477 49-150 .327 144-213 .676 825 8.3 489 4.9 162 4 99

Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Van Wert, OH
High School: Van Wert
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