1 Tai Ellis
Guard • 5-7
At UWG: Senior standout returning for her final year in a West Georgia uniform . . . 2004-05: Sole All-conference player for the Braves in 2002-03 . . . Very fast and athletic, Tai has the ability to take over any ballgame . . . Will join Milan Cary to produce one of the most feared offensive backcourt tandems in the Gulf South Conference . . . 2004-05: Led the Braves in scoring as a junior, taking both All-Region and All-Conference honors . . . averaged 17.3 points and 4.6 rebounds per game in 2003-04 . . . Was third in the Gulf South Conference in free-throw shooting at 84 percent . . . Has scored 889 points in her career at West Georgia.
Tallahassee CC: Played for Teresa Atkinson at Tallahassee CC . . . averaged 14 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and two steals per game . . . member of the All-National team and Panhandle Conference team . . . selected as Most Valuable Player of State tourney . . . earned All-Tournament team honors.
High School: Prepped for coach Theresa Adams at Glynn Academy . . .selected All-Region in three years . . . earned Most Valuable Player honors in three of her years. . . versatile athlete who also starred in softball and track .
Personal: Born August 23, 1982 . . . daughter to Charlene Parker . . . majoring in marketing . . . enjoys dancing, shopping and talking on the phone . . . favorite food is fettecini . . . has a hidden talent for dancing . . . favorite non-basketball sport is softball . . . would like to meet pop/R&B; singer Usher . . . favorite movie is Bad Boys 2 . . . all-time sports hero is basketball legend Michael Jordan.