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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Sports. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 25, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19531.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19531

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Transcript Simpson makes her MOVE n from college to the real world LJarla Simpson has control over her life as she fans, and this year it increased. We've had some has control over a rebound. She graduated in of the biggest crowds since I've been here. It 1991, started work on her masters degree and makes you play harder when you know you still played post for the Lady Cougars. The 6-3" have someonebehind you. It makes you want to post player leaves UH in 1992 with a bachelor's give even more because you want to do it for degree in Marketing as well as a firm hold on the them as well as for yourself." UH record books. Now that her college playing days are As for the 1992 season, she wasn't so over, Simpson says that she'll miss her team- positive. The team had it's best start ever, and mates the most. was ranked, but the second half wasn't half as "I love my teammates. We had a lot of good. fun together. I'm going to miss the jokes and the 'I think this season was all right for me," things we like to do because we were pretty said Simpson. "It definitely wasn't my best. It close. We respect one another and we want the started out good , but it wmg^mmam^mmmm^^m^/mmm^^m best for each other." retrogressed instead of I F^^l The best includes a progressed." t I good education, which Simpson has already earned. Simpson had chosen to be a business major and her counselor had put her on the track photo by Thomas Nguyen tQ &adwitiorL fo fo^ But then one of the high points was to finally beat the Lady Longhorns of Texas, the first Lady Cougar team to do so. "Yeah we did. That was one accomplishment, but we never did it again. I'm proud to have been on that team. We beat Texas first. That was one of my goals, before I left here, to beat Texas." years, her drive to succeed led to graduation. "(The coaches) always stress the importance of education, but for me, I didn't need that because my parents brought me up where I knew education was important, and that college Simpson earned severalhonors,includ- was just the next natural step." ing SWC Player of the Week, and she also broke Simpson put her plans to earn her team records in rebounds and blocked shots, masters degree on hold as she looked at her There was still one goal that eluded her though, options, including a job in the corporate world. "I wanted to get further than the first She hoped that she could go pro in Europe, and round in the NCAA's, but we didn't get there. It she had a chance to sign with a team in Spain or was a good game," Simpson said , about the France, where women's basketball has a larger game against UC-Santa Barbara.''But they had following. the advantage because it was their home court ' You can extend your career in Europe, and they had all the fans. I've never experienced It's pretty muchlookslikel'llbe there. It'snotfinal anything like that. It did have a little effect on our yet, but I'm just taking it step-by-step, wherever play. They were into it, and that gave them the the Lord sends me. If He wants me to work at a advantage." job here or go over there, I'll be ready to do it. I Tfn'tliketcftalkabouliP^ [he LadyXJougar tans were typically few and far between, but early wins led to bigger fan turnouts. "I love the support we have from our 138 ly, Although she seemed to have a knock- on-wood attitude about the future, there was a sense of control underneath that would lead her to success, no matter what goals she chose to work for.-Michael Edwards Uarla flies! The floor is left wide open for "the Terminator". Photo by Thomas Nguyen. lVlargo Gram was a welcom addition to the team. Here she works against the hard defense of the SMU 'Blonde Squad". Photo by Thomas Nguyen. Lighting up the SCOREBOARD Stephanie Edwards works to deny this SMU player LaShawn Johnson looks to recover the imssed thegoal.CoachKenlawnicknamedher'LadyBarkley' pasts to the flu fhead. Johnson enpys //., VI e»- afterheragressiveplavthatmirrorsCharlesBarklev. can food, and listening to Janet Jackson. Photo In Thomas Nguyen photo by Gilbert Sifuentea Lady Cougar Basketball Con't Houston Opponent 64 Texas Tech 79 79 Texas A&M 78 90 TCU 61 66 SMU 69 70 Texas 80 65 Baylor 56 62 Rice 53 60 Texas Tech 85 72 Texas A&M 70 71 Texas Christian 56 75 SMU 66 Southwest Conference Tournament 63 Rice 57 60 Texas 70 69 NCAA Tournament Cal Santa Barbara . SWC Record-10-4 Final Record--22-8 Southwest Conference (James in Bold Basketball 139