ABOUT Ta'NITRA... An aggressive, physical player ... uses her body well, and has very explosive moves on the court.
High School: Ranked as the No. 34 forward in the country by ESPN/Hoopgurlz ... Was a teammate in 2008-09 with current Lady Rebel Kelli Thompson ... Helped Long Beach Poly to the state championship as a junior, and to a runner-up finish her senior season ... Earned Top Newcomer Award her junior year, and was named the Top Senior Player in 2009-10 ... Spent her first two seasons of high school in Hawaii, playing for Radford High in Honolulu ... Oahu Intercollegiate Association West Red Division Player of the Year as a freshman in 2006-07 ... Nominated to the Hawaii All-Star team and was a second team All-OIA selection her sophomore season ... Helped Radford to a third-place finish in the state tournament in 2007-08.
Personal: Ta'Nitra TaNaé Byrd ... Born on Jan. 13, 1992, in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Daughter of TiaJuana Gill ... has two sisters, Sharhea Davis (24) and Bra'Shawnda (16) ... choose UNLV over Fresno State and Long Beach State ... Undecided on a major.