Women's Basketball

5 Megan Tate
5 Megan Tate
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: High Point Central HS
Position: G

As a freshman (2010-2011): Played in eight games, including four starts in a season cut short due to injury...Averaged nine points and 2.6 rebounds per game...Scored in double figures in four games...Season-high 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting in her collegiate debut against Tennessee Wesleyan (Nov. 18)...Recorded a campaign-best four assists against Milligan (Nov. 22)...Tallied 12 points and a season-high six rebounds against Mount Olive (Jan. 30).

High School: Graduated from High Point Central High School in High Point, N.C…Coached by Kenny Carter…Played club basketball for Greensboro Gaters, coached by Amy Rogers and Cherry Woodberry; they were three-time state champions in 2002, 2003 and 2004.

Personal: Full name is Megan Renee Tate...Born on Apr. 13, 1992 in High Point, N.C…Daughter of Richard Tate and Dina Barr…Has one brother, Dewayne Tate, and one sister, Britany Tate…Her sister played college basketball for Belmont Abbey from 2005-2009…Majoring in criminal justice.

More about Megan: Favorite books: The “Harry Potter” series…Favorite midnight snack: Oreos and milk…Favorite movies: The “Harry Potter” series…Favorite musical artists: Luke Bryan and Brantley Gilbert…Favorite song: “We Rode in Trucks”, by Luke Bryan…Favorite sports teams: University of North Carolina Tar Heels, Florida State University Seminoles and Baltimore Ravens…Favorite saying by Megan’s head coach: “On the hop”…Megan can’t imagine a week without: Her dog…Megan’s most memorable moment in sports: Winning back-to-back-to-back state championships…Megan’s advice to kid’s: “Always work hard, it will pay off in the future…Favorite color: Red…Favorite foods: Pizza and wings…Favorite sport other than basketball: Football…People Megan most admires: Her parents…Best advice Megan has ever been given: “Work hard at everything you do”…When Megan was a kid, she tried to be like: Her sister.