Charlotte Women's Basketball BIO
Gabby Tyler
Player Profile:
Gabby Tyler 712564
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Emporia, Va.
High School: Greensville County
Experience: 1 Letter
2012-13: Redshirted.

2011-12: Garnered a starting role in eight of the 27 games in which she played … Started the season’s first three contests and then four-in-a-row from versus Florida (Nov. 26) in the Courtyard LaGuardia Turkey Classic through at No. 12 Ohio State (Dec. 19) before again against Wake Forest (March 15) in the WNIT First Round … Played a career-high 34 minutes at Temple (Jan. 29) … Reached double-figure scoring eight times with a career-best 15 against UNC Wilmington (Dec. 7) … Connected on all five of her field goal attempts as part of a 13-point showing against Arkansas State (Nov. 13) … Poured in 13 points at No. 12 Ohio State … Tallied a pair of double-doubles in consecutive games against Furman (Jan. 3) and at Xavier (Jan. 7) … Notched 11 points and 10 boards against the Paladins … Registered 10 points and a career-best equaling 12 caroms in the league matchup with the Musketeers … Only active player with a double-double consisting of points-rebounds … Opened the campaign with a dozen boards against Presbyterian (Nov. 11) … Knocked down 7-of-8 free throws at Virginia Tech (Nov. 16) … Pitched in another seven charity tosses against UNC Wilmington … Handed out a season-high four assists against Massachusetts (Feb. 1) … Blocked a career-best tying five shots against Furman … Recorded a career-high matching two steals four times, the last coming against Saint Louis (Jan. 11).

2010-11: Voted to the All-Atlantic 10 Rookie Team … Selected as the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week four times (Dec. 20, Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14) … Was named the unanimous pick each time except for the Jan. 31 award … Set a school record with her four honors in a single season … Stepped onto the floor for all but one game and earned a starting position in seven contests … First career start came against No. 6 Duke (Nov. 27) … Member of the starting rotation during a five-game stretch from against Maryland-Eastern Shore (Dec. 22) through Atlantic 10 opener against Temple (Jan. 7) … Was on the court for a season-best 28 minutes at Toledo (March 30) in the WNIT Semifinals … Finished the campaign with eight double-digit scoring games … Tallied a season-high 14 points on a 7-of-7 shooting performance against East Carolina (Dec. 5) … Matched the 14 points versus Nicholls State (Dec. 30) in the DoubleTree Classic … Registered consecutive double-figure scoring performances against Florida (March 24) in the WNIT Third Round and at Virginia (March 26) in the WNIT Fourth Round with 12 and 10, respectively … Hit 7-of-8 free throws against George Washington (Feb. 9) … Drained all four of her charity tosses against Savannah State (Nov. 23) … Hauled in 12 rebounds for the first time in her career versus Nicholls State as part of her initial double-double … Collected nine boards at South Carolina (March 20) in the WNIT Second Round … Rejected a career-best five shots against No. 6 Duke … Posted four blocked shots against Hampton (Nov. 19) to go with her season-high three assists … Swiped a pair of steals at Massachusetts (Feb. 5) and against Liberty (March 16) in the WNIT First Round.

High School: Nominated for the McDonald’s All-American game following her senior campaign in which she averaged 18.8 points, 17.8 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game … Selected as an unanimous choice to the Associated Press All-Virginia Group AA First Team as a senior … Earned another all-state first team honor as a junior by the same organization … Picked up an all-state first team nod by the Virginia High School Coaches Association in 2010 … Collected three overall all-state accolades during her career … Guided her high school to a Group AA, Division 3 state runner-up finish her final year despite tallying 16 points and grabbing 18 boards … Poured in 21 points to go with 13 rebounds in the semifinal contest … Named as the Region I Division 3 and Southside District player of the year after her senior season … Chosen as an all-state second team honoree by the state coaches association following her junior year … Added another district player of the year plaudit after her junior campaign in which she averaged 17.2 points and 16.3 rebounds per game … Member of the all-region and all-district squads three times.

Personal: Born June 15, 1992 … Daughter of Oscar and Briggette Tyler … Earned her bachelor’s degree in May 2013 in criminal justice with minors in women’s studies and American studies, completing her coursework in three years.
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