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Claudia Porras
5  Claudia Porras

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

High School:
LaSalle HS

Last College:
Universidad NUR

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

2006-07 (Junior)
Reserve post player who appeared in 24 games in her first year in the Sun City after playing in Bolivia ... averaged 3.4 points and 2.1 rebounds ... provided spark off bench in win against UC-Irvine (11/18), scoring 10 points in a mere 12 minutes ... established career highs for points (15), rebounds (eight) and minutes played (20) in romp versus UT-Permian Basin (11/15) ... chipped in seven points to go along with three boards in come-from-behind victory at Northern Arizona (12/29) ... also had seven points versus Arkansas Pine Bluff (12/20) ... provided eight points, including 4-of-5 from charity stripe, in record-setting victory against Memphis (2/10) ... earned 15 minutes of playing time at UAB (2/7), recording four points and snagging two boards ... chipped in seven points while grabbing four boards in home triumph against I-10 rival New Mexico State (11/22) ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Bolivian National Team
A veteran player who gained plenty of experience at the international level ... member of the Bolivian National Teams U16, U18, U20 and senior national team ... .has played in South America Championships ... averaged 18 ppg, 14 rpg ... four-time leading scorer at the national tournament, achieving the feat twice in 2000, and one time each in '01 and '02 ... recipient of the Best Player of the Year award in 2000 and 2001.

High School
Poured in a career-high 53 points her senior year.

Personal
Full name is Claudia Cecilla Lampe Porras ... a marketing major ... has one sister, Ericka, 25, and a brother, Carlos, 19 ... born on June 29, 1984, in Santa Cruz, Bolivia ... daughter of Juan Carlos Lampe and Cecilla Porras.