5-8, Guard
West Lanham Hills, Maryland
Suitland HS

1999-2000: Was a major contributor to the Lady Monarch perimeter game...Played in 34 games, starting all but one...Played just over 28 minutes per outing...Averaged 10.1 points and 5.4 rebound per game...Scored in double figures 19 times, with three double doubles...Finished ninth in the CAA in assists (3.74) and fifth in steals (2.09)...Was fifth best guard in the conference in terms of assist-to-turnover ratio, stealing the ball 127 times while turning it over 87...Named to the CAA All-Tournament team...Continued to produce against major opponents, besting her career high points, with 22 against Virginia (12-10-99)...Collected a career high 11 rebounds against St. John's (2-22-00)...Served up a career high nine assists against Virginia Commonwealth (2-4-00).

1998-99: In her first year, Francis made an immediate impact on the perimeter for the Lady Monarchs...Played 28 games and started seven, seeing close to 20 minutes per game...Averaged 6.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per contest...Scored in double figures eight times...Finished 14th in CAA in assists (2.7) and 12th in steals (1.7)...Netted a career high 15 points against James Madison (1-22-99)...Collected a career high eight rebounds against William and Mary and eight assists against Virginia Commonwealth...Had some of her biggest games against ranked opponents as she tossed in 11 points and dished out five assists against Tennessee, and had 10 points and four rebounds against Connecticut.

High school: A four-year standout at Suitland High School in Forrestville, Maryland...As a senior, led Suitland High to a 19-2 record and a state championship...Ranked 61st among the top 100 high school players in the class of 1998-99...Averaged 21 points, seven rebounds, eight assists, and five steals per outing...Named Miss Maryland Basketball in 1998...Was the Player of the Year and All-Metro in 1998...Was a two-time All-County and a four-time team MVP during her high school career.

Personal: Born Sharron Monique Francis on February 1, 1980...Daughter of Carlecia and Larry Carroll...Has a sister Christina Carroll (12)...Majoring in sports management.


  • Points: 22 vs. Virginia, 12-10-99
  • Rebounds: 11 vs. St. John's, 2-22-00
  • Assists: 9 vs. Va. Commonwealth, 2-4-00
  • Steals: 5 on several occasions, most recently vs. George Mason, 3-9-0
  • Blocked Shots: 1 on several occasions, most recently vs. Va. Commonwealth, 3-5-00

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