As a Freshman in 2009-10: Saw action in all 28 games and averaged 12.4 minutes-per-game … Netted a career-high 11 points, pulled down a career-high eight rebounds, recorded two blocks and handed out a career-high five assists in a victory over Central Connecticut … Chipped in with six points and handed out three assists in a win over Cornell, and registered three steals in games against CCSU and Columbia.
Before Brown: Hails from Schenectady High School where she averaged 13.7 points-per-game and led the Patriots to a Big 10 regular season title (its first in school history) ... The 5-foot-10 point guard led her squad to 19 wins during her senior campaign and also a semi-final appearance in the Class AA championships and was named the Big 10 League MVP ... The victories set a school record as she was named to the New York State Class AA fourth team, and was the Albany Times Union Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year ... Grabbed 5.6 rebounds and handed out 4.2 assists per game ... Played for the City Rocks AAU basketball team.
Personal: Sheila is the daughter of Phyllis Dixon ... Has 13 brothers and sisters ... Concentration is Political Science.
2009-10 Season Highs:
Points: 11, vs. CCSU (11/21/09)
Rebounds: 8, vs. CCSU (11/21/09)
Assists: 5, vs. CCSU (11/21/09)
Steals: 3, vs. CCSU (11/21/09) & Columbia (2/5/10)
Blocks: 2, vs. CCSU (11/21/09)
OFF THE COURT WITH SHEILA ...
Superpower I would want ... Ability to fly!
Favorite Food ... So many, but my top three are 1) Hot Wings 2) Curry Chicken (my sister makes) and 3) Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake
Pre-game ritual ... Listening to my iPod and prayer. Also, talking to my mom!
What I wouldn't do for a million dollars ... Anything that involves risking my life of my family's, nasty bugs, extreme heights and open hair, and I Could probably continue but that's enough
My life's theme song ... "I Believe I Can Fly" - R. Kelly (when I was in elementary school, me and my siblings performed this song for the talent show)
Favorite movie from this past year ... Iron Man 2
TV show I want to be on ... Jerry Springer (who doesn't want to be on that show!)
Why I chose Brown ... Providence Place Mall (oh, and the open curriculum - I think they like us to mention that)
Teammate I would change places with ... Carly Wellington because she lives in the Nike capital of the world (Portland) and I love sneakers, my heaven on Earth!
The three things I would take with me on a deserted island ... iPod (only if they create a solar-powered charger), basketball and hot sauce
Place I want to travel ... Italy, France and Portugal
Favorite sport other than basketball ... Football (NY Giants!!!)
Pet Peeve ... Loose strands of hair (anywhere). It's absolutely disgusting!
Where I would spend $1,000 ... At the mall, or at an outlet like Woodbury, Lee's, Lake George (NY) Outlets. Chances are I'd spend 75 percent on shoes and the rest on clothes.
Item that best describes me ... My basketball
Most hated conditioning drill ... Hate? Conditioning is awesome, how can anyone hate conditioning? I absolutely LOVE the 300-yard shuttles, especially having to do them four times within 10 minutes.
Where I see myself in 10 years ... Playing basketball overseas in Italy or being a partner at a very big law firm in NY or LA making the BIG BUCKS!!!!
Top five most-played songs on my iPod ... Any Michael Jackson song, any Robin Thicke song, "I Wanna Be Close" - Avant, "Go Hard or Go Home" - Lecrae, "Wasting Time" - Jack Johnson
My dream car ... Range Rover Sport - Black on black rims with black leather, temperature controlled seats, top-of-the-line GPS/Navigation system, with Bose surround sound and an iPod connection. Or the Obama-mobile: it's President Obama's armored Cadillac Stagecoach, also referred to as the "Tank" or "the Beast"