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Tehresa Coles   25
Tehresa Coles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Loudonville, N.Y.

High School:
Colonie Central

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard


COLES' CAREER STATS

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GENERAL:
  • Completed undergraduate degree in just three years, graduating in May with her degree in accounting
  • Currently enrolled in Siena College's M.S. in Accounting program
  • Team captain and Siena College Student Athlete Mentor the past two years
  • Member of team's leadership council the past three years
  • Local product who is an explosive guard with tremendous speed and improved handle
  • Tenacious defender who creates turnovers
  • Excellent athleticism
  • Above average rebounder, especially on the offensive glass
  • Improved perimeter shot

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Led team in scoring (10.8), rebounding (5.7 - 10th MAAC) and steals (2.1 - 1st MAAC)
  • Reached double figures a team-high 17 times and recorded first two collegiate double-doubles
  • Ranked fourth in the MAAC in offensive rebounding (2.8)
  • Averaged team-high 12.2 points in conference action
  • Scored a career-high 25 points and added 12 rebounds (nine offensive) against Canisius (1/26/14)
  • Posted first collegiate double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in win at Manhattan (1/5/14)
  • Tallied 21 points on 7-for-11 shooting with five steals in victory over Saint Peter's (2/28/14)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Led the MAAC with 90 steals (third most in school history) and ranked 28th nationally averaging 2.9 steals per game
  • One of three Saints to both appear in and start all 31 games
  • Second on the Saints in scoring, averaging 9.1 points
  • Ranked eighth in the MAAC in free throw percentage (.779) and ninth in offensive rebounding (2.2)
  • Tallied a season-high 15 points vs. Fairfield (1/10/13)
  • Scored in double figures 12 times
  • Three times equaled season-high with six steals

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Two-time MAAC Rookie of the Week selection (12/28/11, 1/2/12)
  • Played in all 29 games, starting the final 22
  • Finished second on the team in both assists (69) and steals (55)
  • Established a season-high with 12 points and swiped a season-best six steals in win at Maine (12/29/11)
  • Scored in double figures five times
  • Dished out five or more assists five times
  • Recorded four or more steals six times
  • 58% of rebounds came off the offensive glass

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Played five seasons of varsity basketball at nearby Colonie Central High
  • Also lettered in volleyball, soccer and track and field
  • Scored 1,046 career points for the Raiders
  • Averaged 14.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 3.1 assists while being named a Fourth Team State Class AA All-Star as a senior, leading her team to a No. 11 ranking in New York
  • Averaged 14.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 4.8 steals, finishing with seven double-doubles as a junior
  • Also named a Suburban Council First Team All-Star and Third Team-All State selection as a junior
  • Section II All-Tournament Team
  • News Channel 13 All-Star, Times Union All Area-Large School First Team and Troy Record All-Area selection
  • Played her club basketball for the Albany Capitals

PERSONAL:
  • The daughter of Terry and JoAnn Coles
  • Older sister, Jessica, played college basketball at MAAC rival Saint Peter's

GETTING TO KNOW TEHRESA COLES:
    Nickname: T Coles
    One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I love to crochet
    My favorite TV show is: Pretty Little Liars
    My favorite artist (musician) is: Beyonce
    If I could be on a reality TV Show it would be: Real World: The Challenge because I think I could win. It looks easy
    My favorite athlete is: Chris Copeland
    The thing I like most about Siena is: The small campus
    The best thing about Siena basketball is: The team and coaching staff are all dedicated
    My favorite professional sports team is: Miami Heat
    My favorite spot on campus is: My dorm
    Three words that describe me: Hyper, quick, nice
    My best Siena basketball moment has been: Going to Europe with my team
    My favorite book is: 50 Shades of Grey
    My favorite movie is: Love and Basketball
    My favorite ice cream is: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
    If I had $10 million I would: Donate $2 million, buy my parents a house, go on a shopping spree with my family, buy myself a house, invest some of it, and buy the newest Altima

CAREER HIGHS (ENTERING 2014-15 SEASON):

    Points: 25 vs. Canisius (1/26/14)
    FG: 9 vs. Canisius (1/26/14)
    FGA: 18 vs. Canisius (1/26/14)
    3FG: 3 at Canisius (2/15/14)
    3FGA: 5 vs. Binghamton (12/21/13)
    Rebounds: 14 at Manhattan (1/5/14)
    Blocks: 3 at Marist (2/12/12)
    Assists: 6 (three times)
    Steals: 6 (four times)
    Minutes: 40 (twice)

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