Tiffany Ducker

Tiffany Ducker

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockton, Calif.

High School:
St. Mary's

Height:
6-2

Position:
Center

Experience:
3L

OREGON STATE

2008-09 Outlook: The center returns for her senior season after a good junior campaign ... Stepped back into a starting role after missing a year and immediately added size and rebounding skill to the OSU lineup ... Gives Oregon State a shot-blocking dimension to the team's defense and provides excellent leadership.

2007-08: Center played in and started all 31 games ... Averaged 7.8 points per game and finished sixth in the Pac-10 in rebounding with 6.6 per ... Placed fifth in the conference with a .510 shooting percentage and tied for sixth with 1.06 blocks per game ... Played in all 18 Pac-10 games, averaging 7.0 points and 6.4 rebounds per game ... Shot 54 percent from the field (54-for-100) in conference contests ... Started and played 27 minutes against Cal Poly, scoring 10 points while grabbing six rebounds (11/10) ... Posted a double-double, scoring a career-high 19 points while grabbing 10 rebounds against Western Oregon (11/13) ... Posted her second double-double of the season, scoring 12 points to go with 10 rebounds against UNLV (11/24) ... Played 36 minutes, posting 11 points and nine rebounds against San Francisco (12/2) .. Scored eight points to go along with eight rebounds against Idaho State (12/10) ... Posted 10 points to go along with six rebounds against Tennessee Tech (12/14) ... Played 26 minutes, posting 12 points and five rebounds against Hawaii (12/17) ... Scored in double-figures for the seventh game, coming one rebound away from a double-double in grabbing 16 points and nine rebounds against Oregon (12/29) ... Finished two points shy of a double-double, scoring eight points to go with a career-best 16 rebounds, against Arizona (1/3) ... Finished with 12 points and tied for the team lead with six rebounds while recording one block against Stanford (2/9) ... Posted 13 points to go along with five rebounds in 38 minutes against USC (2/23) ... Posted 17 points to go along with five rebounds in 26 minutes against Oregon (3/1) ... Finished with her third double double of the season, scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds against Arizona (3/7).

2006-07: Took a year off for personal reasons.

2005-06: Started all 31 games and averaged 32.3 minutes per outing...led the team with 49 blocked shots and 61 steals...ranked second for rebounds with 205 (6.6 rpg.) and finished with 213 points (6.9 ppg.)...scored in double figures during five games...Oregon State's Defensive Player of the Year ... was a perfect 4-for-4 from the field for eight points and pulled down eight rebounds at Pacific (11/20)...pulled down nine rebounds in 37 minutes at No. 25 Utah (12/1)...led the team in rebounds for the fourth straight game with 10 boards, three assists and three steals at Utah Valley State (12/3)...tallied a career-high five blocked shots and finished with nine points and nine rebounds against South Alabama (12/17)...buried 5-of-7 field goals for 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds against Cincinnati (12/29)...totaled 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds against No. 16 Stanford (1/5)...led the team with a career-high 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting, a career-best seven steals, and four assists against Washington (1/19)...recorded her first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds at California (Feb. 2)...sparked the team offensively with 14 points and pulled down eight rebounds against USC (2/25)...pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds and finished with eight points, three blocks, and three steals against Washington State (3/3) in the Pac-10 Tourney...finished with eight points, five rebounds and three blocked shots against Santa Clara (3/16) in the WNIT.

2004-05: Saw action in all 29 games and made 14 starts...the most appearances in the starting line-up by a Beaver freshman since Mandy Close started 19 games in 2002-03...led the team in blocked shots with 30 (1.03)...scored 110 points (3.8 ppg.) and ranked third on the team with 122 rebounds (4.2 rpg.)...shot .417 (45-for-108) from the field... pulled down eight rebounds and scoring four points in 30 minutes against UCSB (12/5)... came off the bench to score a career-high 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting and pulled down six rebounds at South Alabama (12/15)... just missed a double-double with nine rebounds and nine points against California (12/29)... .led the Beavers with seven rebounds, including four offensive, and had four points against Oregon (1/8)...pulled down seven rebounds, scored six points and had two blocked shots in 25 minutes at California (2/24).

HIGH SCHOOL SAINT MARY'S, Stockton, CA: Was a four-year starter and letterwinner while playing forward for head coach Tom Gonzales at Saint Mary's High School in Stockton, CA...was a four-time All-Area selection...earned multiple All-League honors...named Player of the Year...was the Sports Focus Player of the Year...helped lead her team to three California State Titles.

PERSONAL Born in Hayward, Calif., and considers her hometown Newark ... daughter of Liz Guidry and Greg Ducker ... has one daughter, Jordan, born January 27, 2007 ... majoring in Human Development and Family Sciences ... favorite athlete growing up was Kevin Garnett ... on a day off, typically likes to spend time with her family ... considers her dream job to be a model ... word that best describes her: determined ... in 10 years from now, hopes to be making a difference ... would want to see a Martin Luther King, Jr., or Malcom X speech if she could visit any historical event ... her favorite thing about Corvallis: "It's peaceful" ... chose Oregon State because "I felt a real connection with the team and coach on my visit."

Tiffany Ducker is featured in The Oregonian -- March 5, 2009

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