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#25 Erica Payne
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
High School: Carondelet
Major: Science, Technology & Society

USA Basketball: Took part in the U18 National Team camp ahead of the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2010.

2011-12: Game-by-Game Stats ... Appeared in 32 games ... averaged 1.1 points and 1.3 rebounds a game ... made collegiate debut at Texas ... scored two points with two rebounds against UC Davis ... scored four points with six rebounds at Fresno State ... just missed a double-double against CSU Bakersfield, scoring 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting with nine rebounds ... went 2-for-2 from the field for four points with three rebounds against Washington State ... scored six points with five rebounds and blocked a shot at Arizona ... scored four points with a rebound against UCLA ... hit a pair of free throws and grabbed a rebound at Oregon ... grabbed a pair of rebounds at California ... blocked a shot and grabbed a rebound against Hampton.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Carondelet High School in Concord, Calif. ... played basketball all four years and also earned a letter in track and field at Carondelet ... captained the basketball team as a junior and senior ... helped lead the Cougars to Division II state title game appearances in 2009 and 2010 ... the team captured NorCal titles in 2009 and 2010, along with three straight CIF North Coast Section and East Bay Athletic League titles from 2009-11 ... twice named EBAL Most Valuable Player (2010-11) ... named among the Top 100 Athletes of the Year by the Contra Costa Times in 2010 and 2011 ... Cal-Hi Sports East Bay Player of the Year in 2011 and East Bay Student-Athlete of the Year in 2010 ... named San Francisco Chronicle's Contra Costa/Tri-Valley Player of the Year as a junior ... MaxPreps All-State honorable mention as a senior ... averaged 13.9 points and 8.5 rebounds a game in 2011, and 15.0 points and 10.9 rebounds a game in 2010 while being selected to San Francisco Chronicle's All-Metro Team and to the Contra Costa Times' All-East Bay Team each season ... named to MaxPreps All-State Second Team in 2010 ... played club ball for East Bay X-plosion from 2008-10 ... in track and field, earned All-EBAL honors in the high jump.

Personal: Born in Murrieta, Calif. ... parents are Harry and Laurie Payne ... has two older siblings, Leah and Zach ... father played college basketball at Northern Arizona, where he was the career assists leader from 1986-2005, and currently ranks second, and currently holds the NAU single-season records for assists and assists per game ... plans to major in psychology and communications ... hobbies include watching movies and reading.

Career Highs
Pts: 12, vs. CSU Bakersfield (12/22/11)
Rebs: 9, vs. CSU Bakersfield (12/22/11)
Assists: 2, vs. UC Davis (11/30/11)
FG: 6, vs. CSU Bakersfield (12/22/11)
3-Pts.: -
FT: 2, 4x, last at Oregon (2/18/12)
Steals: -
Blocks: 2, vs. CSU Bakersfield (12/22/11)
Mins: 27, vs. CSU Bakersfield (12/22/11)