NOTEWORTHY: Voted Sun Belt Preseason Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference ... Named Street & Smith Preseason Honorable Mention All-American for 2006-07 season ... Graduated in May, 2006 with a degree in Criminal Justice ... Pursuing a master's degree while completing her Blue Raider career ... Began a blog for the NCAA website Double A-Zone and will continue it throughout her senior year. Link to blogs
2005-06: Voted Sun Belt Player of the Year and Sun Belt Tournament MVP ... Became the fourth straight Middle Tennessee player to be named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year ... She became just the second player in Sun Belt Conference history to be voted Sun Belt Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Sun Belt Tournament MVP ... Also voted to the Sun Belt All-Conference First Team ... Named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Second Team ... Also voted to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America District IV First Team ... Named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association All-State team ... Only player to start all 31 games ... Led the team and the Sun Belt in points (21.5) and steals (3.16) ... Ended the year ranked eighth in the nation in scoring ... Scored 30 or more points seven times, which ranks second in the record books ... Became just the fifth player in school history to record 600 or more points ... Her 667 points is the second most scored in school history, just four behind scoring leader Tawayna Mucker who had 671 ... She hit the game-winning shot in four games in 2005-06 ... Broke the Sun Belt Tournament record for most points in a game when she notched a career-high 36 points in the quarterfinals against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Scored in double figures 26 out of the 31 games played ... Played 40 minutes in 13 games ... Has started 64 consecutive games ... Her 98 steals is second most for a single season in school history ... Became the 19th player in school history to score over 1,000 points ... Had four double-doubles in the season ... Ranked second in field goals (246) and third in assists (150) for a single season ... Inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society.
2004-05: Started all 33 games ... Voted to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team ... Tied career-high of 18 points against Louisiana-Lafayette in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship game ... Ended the season ranked fourth on the team in points per game with 10.8 ... Ranked second on the team in rebounds with 5.5 per game ... Also ranked second in assists with 3.0 per game ... Logged in the second-most minutes per game ticking in 33.3 minutes per game.
2003-04: Played in 27 games ... Scored in double figures in four games ... Dished out a career-high four assists in NCAA Tournament win over North Carolina ... Recorded a career-high 18 points in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament against North Texas, hitting 7-of-9 shots from the field ... For the year, averaged 4.3 points per game, but in three games of the Sun Belt Tournament, averaged 10.7 points per game ... Played a career-high 28 minutes in the Sun Belt Championship game.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Ouachita High School ... Ranked No. 89 in the All-Star Girls Report ... Named to the All-State team four years in a row, the first time in Class 5A history ... She was the District 2-5A, All-Northeast Louisiana and Class 5-A MVP ... Averaged 18.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game along with 3.5 assists and 3.2 steals ... First member of the 2,000-point club for the Quachita Lady Lions with 2,500 points ... Also recorded 1,000 rebounds ... Received the Paul Martin Award for courage, sportsmanship, and citizenship ... Valedictorian for 2003 graduating class.
PERSONAL: Chrissy Tiyana Givens ... Daughter of Tillman and Mattie Givens ... Born July 26, 1985.