2007-08 Junior Season]
Champion saw action in 29 games, while making two starts this past season where she led the Lady Mavericks in field goal percentage (.534), free throw attempts (99), ranked second in total points (304), points per game (10.5), and free throws made (66), ranked third in total rebounds (179) and rebounds per game (6.2)... scored a career-high 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting, including 6-of-8 from the charity stripe, to go along with six rebounds, five assists and one steal at home against Sam Houston State (Jan. 31)... recorded 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting, including 3-of-4 from the free throw line and grabbed six rebounds on the road versus Nicholls State (Jan. 17)... notched her second career double-double (points-rebounds) on the road against Charlotte 49ers (Dec. 21) with a 19-point, 10 rebound performance... collected 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting, including 2-of-2 from the charity stripe to go along with five rebounds and a career-high five steals at Texas Hall versus Pittsburg State (Nov. 12)... finished with 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting and grabbed three rebounds in 20 minutes of action against McNeese State (Mar. 3)... notched 14 points and five rebounds on the road versus Texas State (Feb. 9)... recorded 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting and added six rebounds in the first game of the season against Northern Arizona (Nov. 9)... collected her first career double-double (points-rebounds) at Texas Hall versus Marshall (Dec. 18) with a 13-point, 11 rebound performance... posted 19 games of five or more rebounds and five games of 10 or more rebounds this past season... recorded 12 points on three occasions versus Lamar (Feb. 14), Stephen F. Austin (Mar. 1) and Texas State (Mar. 8)... nearly missed her third double-double of the season against University of Texas at San Antonio (Mar. 14) at Texas Hall where she collected nine points and 13 rebounds... connected on four or more free throws on six occasions this past season... grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and added seven points on the road against SMU (Dec. 8)... collected 14 rebounds and scored five points versus Pepperdine (Nov. 23)... concluded her junior campaign averaging 10.5 points, 6.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.7 steals per game.
2006-07 [Sophomore Season]
Played in all 33 games of the season averaging 10.3 minutes per game... scored a season-high 10 points three times (TCU, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Sam Houston State).... played a season-high 22 minutes against UTSA (Jan. 23) when she went a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor for six-points... pulled down a season-high nine rebounds versus Nicholls State on Jan. 11 and four games later had 8 boards at Sam Houston State.
2005-06 [Freshman Season]
Played in 27 games, including starts in both Southland Conference Tournament games... played a career-high 44 minutes and recorded a season-best 12 points and 11 rebounds against UTSA on March 8.
University High School
Three-year starter and letterwinner for the Lady Trojans... helped lead her team to the district championship in 2004... three-time first team all-district performer... twice selected to the SuperCentex team... earned all-region honors from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) as a junior and senior... two-time Offensive Player of the Year... also participated in volleyball and track... member of the A & B Honor Roll all four years... member of Who's Who Among American High School Athletes.
Off The Hardwood
Full name is Candice Danielle Champion... born Feb. 24, 1987, in Waco... daughter of Carol and Willie Champion... majoring in psychology... hobbies include movies, talking on the phone, sleeping and playing basketball. . . future plans are to finish college and attend graduate school... nickname is C-Champ.