THIS SEASON A strong post with a smooth shot, Deanna Calhoun enters her first season of action with the Women of Troy.
2011-12 SEASON Calhoun redshirted her first season at USC to rehab a knee injury sustained during her senior season of high school.
HIGH SCHOOL Calhoun was ranked as the No. 34 forward in the nation out of Albany (Calif.) High... Averaged 17.7 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in her senior season before suffering a torn ACL in December 2010... Ranked No. 5 overall in Northern California... Named Bay Shore Athletic League MVP and an all-league honoree... Played club for California Ballaz... Also played volleyball in high school... A scholar athlete.
PERSONAL Deanna Adeline Calhoun was born August 15, 1993 in Georgia... The daughter of Derik Calhoun and Benann Hazard... Has five siblings, Derik Jr., Kevin Jr., Isabella, Dominik and Dedric... Her cousin and aunt also attended USC...Her father played football at Cal State Hayward and uncle played football at California... Remembers a triple double vs. her high school rival as her most thrilling sports moment... Worked at an ice cream store during high school... Lists Kobe Bryant as her biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to do a backflip... Would like to play professionally after graduation and pursue a career in sports broadcasting... Majoring in communications and minoring in psychology.