2013-14 Women's Basketball
Overall SSAC Streak Home Away Neutral
5-23 (.179) 2-18 (.100) Lost 12 4-10 1-13 0-0
 
Badger Profile
Karen C. McConico
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Head Coach
3rd 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 4-14 SSAC West
2012-13: 12-17 7-11 SSAC West
Total (2 seasons): 21-36 11-25 Conference

 

 
 
2013-14 Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
2Kerrie YorkFRFWD6-0Crestview, Fla.Collegiate High at NWFSC
3Elissa VandeWaaJRPG5-6Spanish Fort, Ala.Spanish Fort High
4Corinne MissiFRFWD6-0Yaounde, CameroonMontverde Academy (Fla.)
5Twarner Witherspoon*SRFWD5-6Thomasville, Ala.Thomasville High/Bishop St. CC
10Bria BohanonSRG5-5Ponchatoula, La.Ponchatoula High
11Bethany CollinsJRPG5-5Apex, N.C.Apex High
14Amee SmithFRG5-4Longview, TexasTatum High
15Natalie HarperSOG5-7Greensboro, N.C.Northwest Guilford High
20Amber PerkinsFRG5-8Gretna, La.St. Martin's Episcopal
21Sha Sha BuchananSRFWD5-10Mobile, Ala.McGill-Toolen Catholic High
22Armanee' BroussardSOG5-7Lafayette, La.Lafayette High
23Kelsey HillFRG5-8St. Petersburg, Fla.Canterbury School of Fla.
24Genevieve LaroseFRG5-7Thibodaux, La.E.D. White Catholic High
30Brittney DavisFRG5-7Foley, Ala.Foley High
32LaSheena NationSRG5-6Hanceville, Ala.Hanceville HS/Wallace St CC
35Camry JohnsonFRFWD5-9Mobile, Ala.Faith Academy
42Tempey HamiltonSRG5-6Mobile, Ala.Murphy High
50Leah WashingtonSOC/F5-11Houma, La.Vandebilt Catholic High
52Rachel MoorerFRFWD5-10Pace, Fla.Pace High
* Redshirt
Karen C. McConico - Head Coach - 3rd season
Amy Dodd - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
 
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