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Tina Roy

  • position G
  • height 5-11
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Kaplan, La.
  • High school Kaplan
  • position G
  • height 5-11
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Kaplan, La.
  • High school Kaplan

Tina Roy Bio

Career Summary

  • Invited to Atlanta Dream training camp following WNBA Draft
  • Shot at least 50.0 percent from 3-point range 27 times in her career
  • Became one of the SEC’s most prolific and accurate 3-point shooters as a senior
  • Had her most productive offensive season as a senior
  • Showed good court vision later in her career and was the first of head coach Dawn Staley’s Gamecocks to record 10 assists in a game


Senior Year (2015-16)
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Sophomore Year (2012-13)
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Year (2011-12)
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

In the Record Books

1st — Games played in a career (139)
5th — 3-point field goal attempts in a career (516)
6th — 3-point field goals made in a career (164)
3rd — Games played in an SEC career (63)

10th — 3-point field goals made in a season (66 in 2015-16)
10th — 3-point field goal attempts in a season (184 in 2015-16)

5th — 3-point field goal attempts in a game (15 vs. Syracuse, 3/25/16)
7th — 3-point field goals made in a game (7 vs. Arkansas, 1/3/16)
Most 3-point field goals made in an NCAA Tournament game (5 vs. Syracuse, 3/25/16)
Most 3-point field goal attempts in an NCAA Tournament game (15 vs. Syracuse, 3/25/16)

Senior Year (2015-16)

  • Selected team captain
  • Played in every game, starting 13
  • In league play, led the SEC in 3-point percentage (.387) and was second in 3-pointers per game (2.3); overall, ranked fifth in 3s made per game (1.8)
  • Led the team in scoring twice — at UCLA, vs. Arkansas
  • Dished out a team-high assists 11 times — UNCG, at UCLA, vs. Arizona St., Mizzou, at Ky., at Miss. St., Ky., UConn, Fla., at Tenn., at Ala.
  • Went 4-of-5 from 3-point range in the second quarter of the NCAA Sweet 16 game against #14/15 Syracuse (Mar. 25), scoring 14 of the team’s 28 points in the period to turn a one-point deficit into a 10-point halftime lead
  • Totaled nine points in 10 minutes of action in SEC Tournament semifinal against #13/13 Kentucky (Mar. 5) converting each of her three 3-point attempts, all in the fourth quarter
  • Capped a 22-7 second-quarter run against LSU (Feb. 28) with one of her three 3-pointers in the game
  • Fueled 12-2 fourth-quarter run at #24/- Tennessee (Feb. 15) with two 3-pointers, the last of which gave Gamecocks their first double-digit lead of the contest
  • Hit a pair of first-half 3s against #16/19 Florida (Feb. 11) to help establish 12-point halftime lead
  • Started against #18/18 Kentucky (Feb. 4) contributing on both ends with two steals, a team-high four assists and five timely points, including a free-throw-line jumper after the Wildcats got within three points in fourth quarter
  • Well-rounded effort against Ole Miss (Jan. 28) matching career high with three steals to go with three 3s and four assists
  • Opened and closed 11-4 run at end of second quarter at #10/10 Mississippi State (Jan. 24) with 3-pointers and added a third to cap a 7-0 run that ended a 35-35 tie midway through the fourth quarter
  • Helped spark an 18-0 run in the second quarter at Auburn (Jan. 21) with a pair of 3-pointers in a 2:00 span, the second of which gave team a lead it never relinquished
  • Knocked down two of her four 3-pointers in a span of 97 seconds late in the third quarter at #9/9 Kentucky (Jan. 14) to help the Gamecocks stay within three of the lead
  • Hit three of her four 3-pointers at Vanderbilt (Jan. 7) in the second half, including one at the end of the third quarter to put Gamecocks in front going into the fourth and another late in the fourth after Commodores pulled within three
  • Buried back-to-back 3s as part of 20-2 run to open the second quarter against Arkansas (Jan. 3), finishing with career-best seven 3-pointers to tie the South Carolina record against an SEC opponent
  • Went 3-of-3 from the behind the arc against Elon (Dec. 22), netting at least three 3s for the third time this season
  • Matched her career high with five 3s at UCLA (Nov. 22), including one to open the fourth quarter to launch the Gamecocks’ 23-17 final period to overcome three-point deficit
  • Hit a clutch 3 in the third quarter against #6/10 Ohio State (Nov. 13), tying the game as part of an 8-2 run to close the period

Junior Year (2014-15)

  • Played in all but one game
  • Scored in double figures five times
  • Led the team in assists eight times — Southern Cal, Syracuse, Savannah State, Central Michigan, at LSU, vs. Arkansas, vs. LSU (SEC Tourn), vs. Tennessee (SEC Tourn)
  • Brought a steady hand to the offense in the NCAA Sweet 16 game against #15/12 North Carolina (Mar. 27), running the team from the point guard position and hitting four 3s, including one that stopped a 7-0 run to shift momentum back to the Gamecocks
  • Averaged 6.3 points and team-high 3.7 assists in SEC Tournament (3 games)
  • Powered Gamecocks into SEC Tournament final with season-high 15 points against LSU (Mar. 7) in the semifinals, hitting 4-of-5 3-pointers in the second period to turn four-point halftime deficit into 20-point victory
  • Matched SEC career high with three 3s against Vanderbilt (Feb. 15), including first one as part of 7-2 run that broke open tie midway through first half and second that stopped an 8-2 Vandy run that opened second half
  • Hit timely 3-pointer against Texas A&M (Jan. 26) to stop Aggie run and push lead to double digits midway through second half
  • Became first Gamecock to hand out double-digit assists in the Dawn Staley era with 10 against Savannah State (Dec. 14) while also rebounding well with seven boards
  • Hit three 3s against Charlotte (Dec. 4), including two during the late first-half run that turned a two-point lead into an 18-point halftime advantage
  • Averaged 9.5 points in just 17.0 minutes over two games at the Junkanoo Jam (Nov. 27-28)
  • Hit four 3s against #22/22 Syracuse (Nov. 28), including two during the key 18-4 run that rallied the Gamecocks for the win, and dished out five assists as well
  • Provided steady point guard play off the bench against Southern Cal (Nov. 15), handing out six assists to get the inside game going and hitting 3-of-5 from behind the arc

Redshirt-Sophomore Year (2013-14)

  • Played in all 34 games with one start (at Charlotte)
  • Averaged 6.5 points on 45.5 percent shooting at SEC Tournament (two games)
  • Netted five straight points to kick off 13-0 run in SEC Tournament quarterfinal against Georgia (Mar. 7) after Lady Bulldogs had closed to within five midway through first half
  • Played fantastic all-around game in win at Mississippi State (Feb. 6) with career-high eight rebounds, including one on defensive end after three Bulldog offensive boards with under four minutes left, then hit a 3 at end of the shot clock to turn tenuous four-point lead into manageable seven-point edge
  • Hit a 3 from the left side to tie game at Auburn (Jan. 12) late in the first half after Gamecocks had trailed by 12 midway through the period
  • Scored all 11 of her points against #9/10 Kentucky in 12 first-game minutes, including nine during a 21-8 run that turned a one-point deficit at the 10-minute mark into a 10-point halftime lead
  • Drew her first career start at Charlotte (Dec. 8)

Sophomore Year (2012-13)

  • Suffered a knee injury in the summer and surgery kept her out for the season

Freshman Year (2011-12)

  • Played in 34 games
  • Was the team’s top scorer twice — Presbyterian, SC State
  • Handed team-high assists once — vs. Alabama
  • Scored in double figures five times
  • Capped sharp-shooting first half of NCAA Tournament first-round win over Eastern Michigan with a 3-pointer just before halftime
  • Was third on team with 8.7 points per game in SEC Tournament
  • Gave team four-point halftime lead with late 3 in SEC Tournament second round vs. #16/15 Georgia
  • Hit back-to-back 3-pointers to cap a 22-4 run in the final 10 minutes of the first half in the SEC Tournament first-round win over Alabama
  • Shot 3-of-5 from 3-point range against Florida, including two in the final three minutes of the first half to help build a 10-point halftime lead
  • Scored 10 points in her SEC debut against Alabama

High School

  • Named 2011 Farm Bureau/Miss Basketball by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association
  • Turned in 31.3 points and 20.0 rebounds per game as a senior (2010-11)
  • Was a three-time Class 3A all-state selection (2009, 2010, 2011) and was twice named Class 3A MVP (2010, 2011)
  • Picked up four district MVP and parish MVP awards in her career
  • Finished her career at Kaplan with 2,646 points and 1,941 rebounds
  • Earned four letters for Coach Danielle Greene’s Pirates


  • Daughter of Noah Williams and Marcelite R. Hopkins, has four brothers, Jeremy, James, Grettney, and Jesus and three sisters, Raven, Dana, and Reca
  • Graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary studies in May 2015