|High School:||First Assembly HS|
As a freshman (2010-2011): Played in 24 games...Averaged 2.8 points per game...Season-high 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting against St. Andrews (Jan. 15).
High School: Graduated from First Assembly High School in Concord, N.C…Coached by Bill Middlebrooks…Paige was all-conference 2006-2010, all-state 2009-2010, MVP 2010 and scored her 1,000th career point in 2009…Played club basketball for Lady Phoenix South, coached by Jennifer Baker.
Personal: Full name is Paige Nicole Whitaker...Born on June 8, 1992 in Harrisburg, N.C…Daughter of Mark and Nancy Whitaker…Has one brother, David (17)…Majoring in sports science…Plans on being a physical therapist for disabled children…Made LMC Honor Roll in 2011.
More about Paige: Favorite class at LMC: Adaptive Physical Education…Favorite midnight snack: Goldfish…Favorite Movies: “Finding Nemo” and “Master of Disguise”…Favorite musical artist: Keri Hilson…Favorite sports team: University of North Carolina Tar Heels…Favorite athletes: LeBron James of the Miami Heat and Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks…Favorite saying by Paige’s head coach: “It’s not just one man”…Paige can’t imagine a week without: Mountain Dew Soda…Paige is as good as anyone at: Wii bowling…Paige’s most memorable moment in sports: Scoring her 1,000th career basket…Paige’s advice to kids: “Never give up”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite foods: Spaghetti, Steak and Taco Bell…Favorite sport other than basketball: Soccer…Person Paige most admires: Her father…Best advice Paige has ever been given: “If there is no path to follow, create your own”…The toughest player Paige has ever played against: Crista Gross of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels…What people don’t know about Paige: She plays guitar, piano and drums…When Paige was a kid, she tried being like: Her dad…When people first meet Paige, they think: She is sarcastic.