More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
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Owls Take On Memphis At 7 p.m. Thursday
2014-15 (Jr.): Played in 24 games, averaging 1.8 points and 0.7 boards per game ... made 10-of-11 (90%) attempts at the free throw line ... scored a season-high eight points in 18 minutes at then No. 5 Texas A&M (11/19) ... recorded a season-high three steals at Southern Miss (1/22) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14 (So.): Played in 28 games, averaging 2.1 points and 1.0 rebounds while playing 9.0 minutes per game ... scored a season-high 12 points off the bench in a win over Texas State (Dec. 5), making a season-best two trifectas and grabbing a career-high seven rebounds ... scored seven points in a win over Southern (Nov. 21) ... recorded a career-high four steals against Houston (Dec. 20) ... dished out a season-high three assists vs. Sam Houston State (Nov. 26) ... notched her first block of her career at Middle Tennessee (Feb. 8) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012-13 (Fr.): Hit eventual game-winning 3-pointers against Lamar (Dec. 30) and Marshall (Feb. 24) ... Scored eight points, including the eventual game-winning 3-pointer, and assisted on a basket that put Rice ahead in the last minute of regulation, in the overtime win against Marshall (Feb. 24) ... Scored four points with two assists against Houston (Feb. 10) ... Scored five points with four rebounds and two assists at SMU (Jan. 20) ... Scored two points at East Carolina (Jan. 10) ... Scored two points, picked up two rebounds and a steal at No. 24 Texas A&M (Jan. 1) ... Hit a go-ahead and eventual game-winning 3-pointer with 26 seconds left against Lamar (Dec. 30) ... Scored 15 points, including the last six of the game, with five assists and two steals against the Lady Cardinals ... Had a rebound, a free throw, a steal and a layup in the last four seconds of the game ... Scored three points and picked up two assists against UTPA (Dec. 28) ... Scored four points and had four rebounds against UTSA (Dec. 20) ... Scored five points with four rebounds and two assists against Stephen F. Austin (Dec. 15) ... Scored three points and picked up three offensive boards against Chicago State (Dec. 13) ... Scored seven points and added two assists and a steal against McNeese State (Dec. 1) ... Picked up two points and two rebounds against No. 3 Baylor (Nov. 27) ... Scored five points, including her first career 3-pointer, at UALR (Nov. 24) ... Scored four points with two assists at Texas State (Nov. 20) ... Picked up an assist and a rebound at Tennessee Tech (Nov. 17) ... Scored four points and three rebounds at No. 24 Tennessee (Nov. 15) ... Her layup at 11:42 gave the Owls a 22-16 lead, their largest of the game.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Bryon P. Steele II High School... Four-year starter for coach Kari Wallace... Averaged 14.0 ppg and 5.0 assists per game as senior... Also shot 44 percent from the field, 76 percent at the free throw, and 42 percent from three-point range... For career, averaged 14.0 ppg and 3.5 assists per game... McDonald's All-American Nominee, '11-'12 TABC Academic All-State, '11-'12 TGCA Academic All-State, '11-'12 TABC all-region, '11-'12 TGCA All-Star Selection, two-time first team all-region, four-time first-team all-district, four-time academic all-district, ('09-'10) Texas Basketball Magazine First-Team All-State, All-Tournament Jaguar Classic, Floresville, Texas, (08-09) District 27-2A Offensive Player of the Year, All Tournament Hondo, All-Tournament Karnes City... Also lettered three years in cross country and one in track... '08 Texas 2A State Cross Country Champion, '08 San Antonio Express-News Cross Country Runner of the Year, '08 San Antonio Express-News Super Team Member, '08 First Team All-State, '08 Region IV-2A Runner Up, First Team All-Region, '08 District 27-2A Cross Country Champion, '08 First Team All-District, '09 District 27-4A Champion, '09 27-4A First Team All-District, '09 27-4A Academic All-District, '10 District 25-5A First-Team All-District, '10 25-5A Academic All-District, District 25-5A third place individual... Member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal:Full name: Elena Nicole Gumbs... Born: April 22, 1994... Parents: Philip and Tina Gumbs (one brother)... College: Jones