2012-13 Women's Basketball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
12-17 (.414) 7-11 (.389) Lost 2 10-6 2-11 0-0
2012-13 Women's Basketball Coaches
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Karen C. McConico
Head Coach- 2nd Season

Karen McConico took over the reins at SHC for her first head coaching position in 2011 following a successful 7-year tenure as Assistant Coach at High Point University in North Carolina. During her time with the Panthers, HPU built an overall record of 118-94 including a 65-37 record in the Big South Conference as the program completed the transitioned from NCAA Division II to Division I status. McConico was a major factor in the Panthers' regular reason Big South Championship in 2006-07 and their trip to the National Women's Invitation Tournament (NWIT) that same season.

As Recruiting Coordinator for the Panthers, McConico signed four Big South All-Freshman Team honorees including two Big South Freshmen of the Year - Mackenzie Maier in 2008 and Shamia Brown in 2009. She also worked with 10 Big South All Conference selections, including Big South Player of the Year Katie O'Dell in 2006, and three CoSIDA Academic All America® winners.

On the court, McConico still ranks as the all-time leading scorer in High Point men's and women's basketball history with 2,616 points scored from 1994-98 when the Panthers played among the NCAA Division II ranks. She is also the all-time assists leader at HPU with 645 handouts and ranks fourth in career rebounding with 904 boards.

Averaging 22.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, McConico was a two-time Kodak All-American at HPU during the 1997 and 1998 seasons as well as a three-time Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference (CVAC) Tournament Most Valuable Player. Following her collegiate career, she was named to the All-Time CVAC Women's Basketball Team.

In her four seasons, the Panthers compiled a 93-21 record and advanced to the "Elite 8" of the Division II National Championship Tournament in 1997. Additionally, McConico continues to hold several spots in the NCAA Division II record book, ranking fourth all-time in career points scored and 10th in scoring average.

McConico, a native of Apex, N.C., graduated from HPU with a bachelor's degree in Human Relations in 1998. She played professionally in Switzerland from 1998 to 2000 where she averaged 25 points per game as a point guard. She began her coaching career in 2000 at Cary (N.C.) High School where she was head coach until 2002. During her tenure in the high school ranks, she led her team to back to back top three conference finishes and placed three players into NCAA Division I programs.

As she has risen through the coaching ranks, McConico coached two Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) squads in the Cary Cardinals 15 & under team and the Triangle Knights 18 & under squad. From 2002-2004, she served as the Director of Physical Education and Health at the Raleigh (N.C.) Boys & Girls Club and still maintains close ties to the national organization.

Married to Calvin McConico, Jr., she has one son, Karvin.

Email: kmcconico@shc.edu
Office: 251.380.3488
Cell: 251.289.7816

McConico's Career Record

2011-12: 9-19 Overall 4-14 SSAC West
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Amy Dodd
Assistant Coach- 2nd Season

Dodd, an Apex, N.C., native, moves from the court to the bench for her first season following a 4-year playing career at High Point University where she played in 121 games with 61 starts.

The former forward finished her career as the 10th leading scorer in High Point’s NCAA Division 1 history by scoring 813 points and fourth in assists with 248 handouts.

Office: 251.380.3488
Cell: 251.237.1514


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Christina Watson
Student Assistant- 1st Season
Watson moves from the court to the sidelines in her first season as a student assistant.

Career: Former walk-on player appeared in 39 games in two seasons at Spring Hill ... scored 42 points (1.1 ppg) and shot 36.6% (15-41) from the field and 29% (9-31) from behind the 3-point arc ... 37 rebounds ... 10 assists ... 9 steals ... 2 blocked shots ... career highs of 13 points vs. Clearwater Christian College on 2/12/11 and 5 rebounds vs. Tougaloo on 2/11/10 ... 4 steals at Concordia-Selma on 1/4/10 ... 2-year Dean's List  student ... SHC representative on 2011 SSAC Champions of Character squad ... member 2011 SSAC All-Academic team

2010-11: Appeared in 18 games in her sophomore season ... scored 19 points while shooting 42.9% (6-14) from the field ... 38.5% (5-13) in 3-point attempts ... 11 rebounds ... 4 assists ... i blocked shot ,,, Dean's List ... SHC representative on 2011 SSAC Champions of Character squad ... member 2011 SSAC All-Academic team.

2009-10: Walk-on freshman who appeared in 21 games ... 23 total points scored ... 1.1 ppg ... shot 9 of 27 for a .333 average from the field ... 26 rebounds for 1.2 rpg ... 6 assists ... 1 block ... 9 steals ... season-highs 8 points and 5 rebounds vs. Tougaloo on 2/11/10 ... 4 steals at Concordia-Selma on 1/4/10 ... Dean's List 1st and 2nd semesters.
High School: Prepped at Hueytown High School in Hueytown, Alabama, under Coach Shelly Sanderson ... top HHS 3-point shooter all four years of play ... graduated with Honors ... member Honors Society.

Personal: Majoring in Accounting ... born in Birmingham, Ala. ... favorite food is Mexican food ... favorite movies are The Time Traveler's Wife, The Notebook and Love and Basketball ... favorite TV shows are The Game, My Wife & Kids and Martin ... favorite athlete is Dywane Wade ... favorite musician is Deitrick Haddon ... enjoys singing, writing poetry and drawing ... likes football ... plans a career as a CPA in a large firm, but dreams of being a professional women's basketball player ... nicknamed "Bootz" and "Tina" ... sister to Alisha, Keyonna and Chanika ... daughter of Inetta and Larry Watson.
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