Andraya Carter

No. 4
Position: Guard
Height: 5-9
Weight: 145 lbs
Date of Birth: Nov. 12, 1993
Birthplace: Decatur, Ga.
Hometown: Flowery Branch, Ga.
High School: Buford High School (2012)
College: Verbally committed to the University of Tennessee
 
USA BASKETBALL
  • Named to the 2010 U.S. Women’s Youth Olympic Games Team on June 11, 2010
  • Participated in the 2009 USA U16 National Team Trials
HONORS
  • Honored as a 2010 ESPN Rise Underclass All-American
  • Tabbed the 2010 Atlanta Journal Constitution 2A, Georgia Sports Writers 2A, Gwinnet Tippoff Club and Region 6A Player of the Year
  • The only sophomore to make the Gwinnett Daily Post "Super Six"
  • Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers 2009 All-State first teams
  • Tabbed to the 2009 Gainesville Times All-Area first team
  • Selected to the Atlanta Tip Off Club’s 2009 All-Metro Team
  • Honored as a 2009 Deep South All-Tournament Team member
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Has played two varsity seasons at Buford High School in Buford, Ga., where she has won back-to-back state titles and lists totals of 901 points, 360 rebounds, 373 assists, 359 steals and 160 blocked shots
  • Recorded highs of 31 points in December 2009 and 13 rebounds in February 2010
  • As a sophomore in 2009-10, started in 31 of 32 games played and averaged 17.6 ppg., 6.5 rpg., 4.7 apg., 5.7 spg. and 2.2 bpg. to help Buford to a 29-4 record and a 2A state title
  • As a freshman in 2008-09, started in 17 of 31 games played and averaged 10.0 ppg., 4.2 rpg., 7.2 apg., 5.7 spg. And 2.6 bpg. to help Buford to a 32-1 record and a 2A state title
  • Led the county in steals and assists
  • Has played AAU for Georgia Elite since 2007; was a member of AAU Georgia Hawks in 2005 and 2006
  • Is a seven-time AAU state champion and 2009 AAU National runner-up
  • 2009 and 2010 Nike Regional Skills Academy participant
PERSONAL
  • Prefers to be called “Draya”
  • Daughter of Jessica and Gary ‘Tyke’ Lhamon; has one brother, Curt Lhamon, and two sisters, Alli Lhamon and Zoey Lhamon
  • Ranks second in her class with a 4.0 GPA
  • Cousin, Charles Hobert, played football at Fresno State
  • This right-hander wears number: 10, because my dad wore 10 in all his sports
  • Favorite food: grilled cheese
  • Favorite player: Tamika Catchings
  • Favorite team: Tennessee
  • Favorite announcer: Dick Vitale
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: football
  • Favorite non-basketball Olympian: Michael Phelps
  • Strangest place you’ve played basketball: baseball field
  • Best game you’ve watched: Butler vs. Duke, men
  • Best player you’ve faced: Kaleena Lewis
  • You’d most like to play one-on-one against: Candace Parker
  • The most impressive person you’ve met: Maya Moore – good Christian example
  • Away from the court you enjoy: reading, being outside, video games and I volunteer at a homeless shelter
  • Most people don’t know: I’m scared of birds
  • The most interesting place you’ve visited: Colorado Springs – all of the athletes
  • Your first basketball memory: crying when I missed my first shot
  • Superstitions: lucky racquet ball and lucky bracelet
  • Can’t live without: cell phone, Bible and my iPod
  • Stranded on an island, you’d want: Bible, food and water