Tranisha Benton

#24 Tranisha Benton

POS. G
HT. 5-8
CL. r-SR
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) Nashville, Tenn./McGavock HS (Volunteer State CC)

2010-11 (SENIOR): Played in 18 contests, averaging 4.2 points, 1.9 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.9 steals in 13.3 minutes per game … Did not see action in first three games of the year … Scored six points with two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes versus Avila Univ. … Netted 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Campbellsville Univ. … Posted seven points and four boards at Bryan College … Collected 10 points, hitting two 3-pointers versus Trevecca Nazarene … Recorded season-high 12 points at Lyon College, making a pair of trifectas as well as 4-of-5 at the foul line … Scored nine points versus Freed-Hardeman.

2009-10: Redshirted following knee surgery.

2008-09 (JUNIOR): Played in 12 contests, all before New Year's, before a knee injury knocked her out the rest of the season … Averaged 11.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 steals per outing … Scored 18 points with eight rebounds against Tennessee Wesleyan in her CU debut … Posted career-high 23 points and nine boards versus Talladega College … Netted 17 points with five rebounds and three assists against Loyola Univ. … Recorded a double-double with 22 points and 10 boards against Blue Mountain … Scored 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and made three steals versus Freed-Hardeman … Netted nine points against both Cal State-Maritime and Cal Baptist in tournament in Las Vegas … Posted seven points versus Mount Marty College in final game of tournament, her final outing of the year.

BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Played two seasons at Volunteer State CC in Gallatin, Tenn., earning All-Conference honors as sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL: Letterwinner at McGavock HS, earning All-Conference, Offensive MVP and All-Tournament honors as senior.

PERSONAL: Tranisha Denise Benton … Daughter of Kenneth Hami Hon and Shannon Benton Hamilton … Born May 19, 1988.