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Liza Clemons
Liza Clemons

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Snider/Elmhurst

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward



12/20/2014

Boilers Down Denver, 65-51, Will Play Wright State for BTI Invitational Title

The Boilermakers overcame a sluggish shooting performance to earn their sixth win.

12/20/2014

PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue Boilermakers 65, Denver Pioneers 51

12/19/2014

Boilers Open BTI Invitational with 69-44 Win Over UC Irvine

The Boilermakers improved to 5-4 on the season with Friday's win.

12/19/2014

PURDUE BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES

Purdue Boilermakers 69, UC Irvine Anteaters 44

12/17/2014

Purdue Women's Basketball Set to Host BTI Invitational

Fans have the opportunity to watch six games in Mackey Arena this weekend.

12/03/2014

Purdue Women's Basketball vs. Florida State (12-3-14)

Photos from the Boilermakers' 67-64 overtime loss to Florida State.

10/06/2014

Purdue Women's Basketball First Practice 2014-15

Photos from the first practice of the Purdue women's basketball 2014-15 season.

12/05/2013

Purdue vs. Duke women's basketball

No. 16 Purdue women's basketball vs. No. 2 Duke on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

11/04/2012

Purdue vs. Lindsey Wilson (11/4/12)

Purdue vs. Lindsey Wilson (11/4/12)

Purdue Highlights
2013-14 - Junior
Posted career-high totals and averages in every statistical category, putting up 9.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game, and shot 54.1 percent from the field in 27 minutes per game ... led team in field goal percentage and ranked second in rebounding ... finished fourth in the Big Ten in field goal percentage ... put up her first career double-double against IPFW (Dec. 8), posting 11 points and 10 rebounds ... hit the 20-point mark for the first time, going eight-for-10 from the field vs. Central Michigan (Dec. 28) ... scored a career-high 23 points and logged her second double-double by adding 10 rebounds against Northwestern (Jan. 23) ... named Big Ten Player of the Week on Jan. 28 after leading team to wins vs. Northwestern and Illinois ... started 29-of-31 games on the season, shooting at least 50.0 percent from the field in 22 outings.

2012-13 - Sophomore
Appeared in 26 games, averaging 5.5 minutes per game ... connected on a team-best .536 (15-for-28) of her field goal attempts ... scored a season- and career-high seven points in a NCAA first-round victory over Liberty, hitting two-of-three from the field and three-of-four from the free throw line ... matched her career-high rebounding mark three times, achieving the feat at Notre Dame (12/29), at Oakland (12/16) and vs. USC Upstate (11/10) ... logged a season-most 12 minutes at IPFW, going two-for-five from the field and grabbing a pair of boards ... played in 10 Big Ten Conference games, two conference tournament championship tilts and a pair of NCAA Tournament contests ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game.

2011-12 - Freshman
Played in 20 games and averaged 5.3 minutes per game... Shot a team-high 57.9 percent from the field on 11-of-19 field goals ... Scored a season-high six points vs. South Dakota State in first round of NCAA Tournament ... In six minutes of action in the Big Ten Tournament championship game vs. Nebraska, hit only field goal attempt, grabbed a rebound and recorded a season-high three blocks ... Pulled down a season-high three rebounds at Bowling Green ... Averaged 1.2 points and 0.7 rebounds per game.

High School Highlights
Averaged 15.0 points, 11.8 rebounds and 5.7 blocks as a senior at Snider ... Member of the 2011 Indiana All-Star Team ... Named first team IBCA All-State as a senior ...Averaged 17.2 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks while shooting 56.7 percent from the field as a junior at Elmhurst ... Member of the junior All-Star core team ... Scored her 1,000 point as a junior and was named second team all state... As a sophomore helped lead Elmhurst to its first Class 3A state title, averaging 13.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.1 blocks on the year ... Four-time first team All-SAC and area Fab Five, and two-time All-Northeast Indiana Basketball.

Personal
Full name is Liza Anginae Clemons ... Born July 1, 1992 ... Parents are Elena Catalan and Deshannon Clemons ... Has two younger brothers, Alejandro Catalan and Isaiah Clemons, and one younger sister, Maria Moore ... Majoring in human services.

Noteworthy
Ranked No. 22 at power forward by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report, No. 65 overall by the All-Star Girls Report and No. 21 at her position and No. 77 overall by HoopGurlz ... Played three years for Fort Wayne Elmhurst; transferred to Snider when Elmhurst closed after junior year... Earned honor roll every year since the sixth grade.