Panthers look to go 3-0 this week with a win at #23 James Madison
AS A PANTHER
Became the 16th player to reach the 1,000 point milestone, fourth player under head coach Agnus Berenato, when she did so at Valparaiso on Dec. 11 ... concluded career ranked ninth all-time in scoring in the Pitt record book (1,372 points) ... ranked 12th in assists, 15th in steals, second all-time in three-pointers made and third in games played ... started 77 of 130 games over career ... led or co-led team in scoring in 29 career games, including 15 in 2010-11 ... posted 65 double-figure career scoring games, the most of any player on the roster (27 in 2010-11) ... recorded first career double-double at St. John's on Feb. 26 (14 points, a career-high 10 rebounds).
SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Captured second team All-BIG EAST honors ... started all 31 games... averaged a team-best 15.5 points per game ... tallied double figures in 27 contests, including 21 of last 23 ... averaged 19.4 points over the final eight games of the season ... recorded five 25-plus scoring games ... finished ranked sixth among BIG EAST leaders in scoring and fourth in league-only games (16.4) ... played 33.6 minutes per game, including three 40 minute contests ... averaged 3.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 31 games ... totaled six or more rebounds in seven contests ... posted three-or-more assists in 16 games .. paced team with 54 three-pointers, most for Harrison in a single season ... 54 three-pointers were sixth most in a single season in Pitt women's basketball history ... erupted for career-high 30 points a WVU on Feb. 5 ... also connected on career-high five three-pointers at WVU, went 12-of-16 from the field and 5-of-6 from behind the arc ... scored 28 points versus WVU on Feb. 19, recording career-highs from FT line in makes and attempts (11-of-13) ... the 12 field goals made were a career-best ... matched a career-best in 3's with five in a season-ending loss to Marquette on March 5 ... had 27 points versus Marquette in the Big East Tournament, also collecting three assists ... grabbed career-high 10 rebounds at St. John's on Feb. 26, also collecting first career double-double... recorded a string of 12-straight games in double figures, marking the first time in career reached double figures in five or more consecutive games ... twice was named to the Big East Honor roll during the regular season.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Taneisha Harrison filled the scoring void left by All-American Shavonte Zellous, leading the Panthers in scoring 12 times during the season...tallied seven 20-point efforts en route to averaging a team-high 12.9 ppg...was the only player to log over 1,000 minutes of playing time, seeing 32.4 minutes per game...had a team-high 38 steals...named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll...scored a career-high 27 points against Valparaiso (Dec. 8)...also set a career-mark for field goals made and attempted, nailing 11-of-22 shots against Valparaiso (Dec. 8)...logged a career-high 42 minutes at Austin Peay (Dec. 20)...knocked down a career-high six free throws and hauled in a career-best nine rebounds at Providence (Jan. 23)...hit a personal-best four three pointers twice; against Florida (Nov. 20) and against Seton Hall (Feb. 20).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
Taneisha Harrison appeared in all 33 games, starting 13 during her sophomore season with the Panthers...played 38 minutes off the bench in Pitt's opener against No. 10 Texas A&M, scoring 12 points and adding five rebounds...scored 16 points and added a season-high seven rebounds against Youngstown State...recorded a career-high 12 assists in Pitt's 29-point victory over No. 8 Maryland... scored 17 points against Wagner...contributed 13 points, six rebounds and three assists off the bench in a two-point victory at Syracuse...hit 7-of-11 field goals for 15 points against Marquette...came off the bench and scored a season-high tying 17 points in a victory over Notre Dame.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
Named to the Big East All-Freshman Team..Played in all 35 games on the year and started four...contributed strong minutes off the bench in the win over #13 WVU -- scored eight points and had three steals...earned a start at Marquette and added three points and two rebounds in 28 minutes...grabbed a season-high eight rebounds...came off the bench to score 13 in Pitt's win over Seton Hall...led the Panthers with 18 points in the win over Louisville...dished out a season-best five assists and scored seven in Pitt's win at Cincinnati...scored 11 off the bench in Pitt's win over Syracuse...had an outstanding game at Wagner scoring 23 points in just 21 minutes...she surpassed her previous career high of 12 points in the first half alone with 13 points...played 31 minutes in her start against Duke at the Maggie Dixon Classic in Madison Square Garden...earned her first career start against Harvard...one of Pitt's most aggressive players at Maryland, scoring six points in 20 minutes...scored 11 points in 25 minutes in the win over Arizona...played her first collegiate action against Charlotte scoring three points and adding three rebounds.
Taneisha Harrison helped St. John's College High School to a IAABO Girls Invitational Tournament Championship as a freshman, a Dell Curry Tournament Championship as a sophomore and a Bishop Walsh Invitational Girls Championship as a sophomore....Owned a career field goal percentage of 68 percent...Averaged 16 points, nine rebounds and 4.5 assists per game as a senior on her way to being named a Third Team All-Met...the 6-0 guard earned WCAC third team all-conference honors as a sophomore and WCAC second team all conference honors as a junior...Harrison was also a co-high scorer in the Bishop Walsh Invitational Girls Tournament and was named Honorable Mention All-Met by the Washington Post...as a starter in her junior season, Harrison averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game...Harrison was invited to attend the adidas Top Ten Camp as a sophomore...a member of the 2005-06 Fairfax Stars Nike Elite Travel Team, finishing second place in 2005...in the 15U division, Harrison advanced with her team to the AAU Nationals...in 2004 she received the United States National Physical Education Award with a 3.0 GPA.
Taneisha Harrison is the daughter of Trina and Michael Harrison...born Dec. 14, 1989...has one sibling Michael...a sociology major.
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