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2002-2003 Women's Basketball Roster


Mia Parviainen

Class: SR
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Makelanrinne HS
Hometown: Helsinki, Finland

2001-02 (Junior): Had major surgery to repair hamstring in late June and minor surgery on right foot in September which inhibited her performacne early in the season ... Played 11 minutes off the bench in lidlifter at Tennessee State (11/16) ... Played season-high 14 minutes against Ole Miss (12/1), making first three-pointer of season ... Scored two points in seven minutes against UT Martin (12/5) ... Made one three-pointer in 10 minutes versus Tennessee Tech (12/9) ... Had three rebounds in 12 minutes at Lipscomb (12/14) ... Scored five points in 11 minutes in victory at Xavier (12/23) ... Tied career- high with 15 points against New Mexico State (1/10), also had four blocked shots ... Received her first start of the season against ULL (1/12) ... Scored two three- point baskets for the first time this season against Morris Brown (1/29).

2000-01 (Sophomore): Played in 30 games with 12 starts, including eight straight in middle of season ... Scored 4.8 ppg with 2.5 rebounds ... Led squad once in assists, handing out career-high six versus Lipscomb (12/17) ... Also topped club in steals three times, nabbing two steals against Belmont (11/21), Florida International (1/11) and in season-finale at Indiana (3/14) in Women...s NIT ... Made trio of three-pointers four times, at Tennessee Tech (12/10), versus Xavier (12/15), at Denver (1/18), and versus Western Kentucky (2/24) ... Scored in double figures four times, including career-high 15 versus Tennessee Tech on season-high five field goals ... Had career-high six rebounds and added 11 points against South Alabama (1/13) ... Also had 11 points in following game at Denver in season-high 32 minutes ... Netted dozen points at New Mexico State (2/22) ... Named to Sun Belt Commissioner...s Honor Roll.

1999-00 (Freshman): Played in 25 games with six starts ... Missed three games during season with pulled hamstring ... Averaged 3.2 ppg and 1.6 rebounds ... Named OVC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 6 after scoring season-high 12 points against Eastern Kentucky (12/2) ... Made career-high six field goals versus EKU ... Led squad in rebounding once during season, grabbing career-high seven boards at Cincinnati (12/29) ... Contest at Cincinnati may have been best of season, scoring eight points and dishing out three assists to go along with seven boards in career-high 33 minutes ... Saw action in first 17 games of season before missing three of next five ... Played in six of last seven contests of year.

High School: Attended Makelanrinne HS ... Played club ball with PuHu, averaging 7.8 points and 3.9 rebounds ... Member of Finnish Junior National Team ... Toured with National Team, playing against NCAA Division I schools ... Averaged 16.3 points and 3.8 rebounds during tour.

Personal: Mia Maria Parviainen ... Daughter of Reijo and Liisa Parviainen ... Born April 22, 1979 ... Majoring in Economics.



2001-2002 Game-by-Game Stats
2002-2003 Game-by-Game Stats