Has a great deal of international playing experience ... is very talented around the basket ... a tough player who is left handed ... has a blue collar work ethic ... established the Blue Devils vs. Cancer student group at Duke ... spent half the summer of 2011 on campus training and performing an internship with the Duke Cancer Institute in the Development Office ... continued to work with the Duke Cancer Institute through graduation.
Career: Saw action in 140 games in her four years, which ranks tied for second all-time on the Duke charts ... a two-time Capital One Academic All-District III selection ... Duke’s first four-time All-ACC Academic Team selection ... took 19 charges in four years ... blocked 20 or more shots in all four seasons ... finished her career with 109 blocked shots, which ranks 10th all-time at Duke … had surgery on her left hand at the end of her sophomore season … hit 50.2 percent of her field goals over her career.
As a Senior (2012-13): Saw action in 35 contests, while making six starts … earned All-ACC Academic Team accolades … averaged 3.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots … tied a career high with 22 points, while pulling down seven rebounds, dishing five assists and blocking four shots in only 24 minutes against Iona … hit 11-of-15 field goals against Iona … totaled five steals against Presbyterian in the season opener … closed her career with six points, four rebounds and a blocked shot against second-ranked Notre Dame in the NCAA Elite Eight.
As a Junior (2011-12): Named to the Capital One Academic All-District III first team ... selected to the All-ACC Academic Team ... competed in all 33 games, while making one start at eighth-ranked Maryland ... averaged 5.3 points and 3.1 rebounds ... notched five games with double-figure scoring ... notched a career-high 22 points against UNC Wilmington as she hit 10-of-11 field goals ... hit her first eight shots against UNCW ... drained 10 straight field goals in the USC Upstate and UNC Wilmington games ... took three charges ... pulled down a season-high seven rebounds against Virginia Tech and Maryland ... totaled double-figure scoring against fifth-ranked Miami, North Carolina, eighth-ranked Maryland and N.C. State ... averaged 14.9 minutes and hit 56.0 percent of her field goals.
As a Sophomore (2010-11): Selected to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Capital One Academic All-District III honoree ... played in all 36 games and earned 11 starts ... scored double-digits in nine games, including 15 each in wins over Virginia Tech and Boston College ... averaged 4.1 rebounds per game including double-digit rebounding in two contests ... blocked four shots, had 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win over Virginia ... averaged 5.9 points per game and shot with a 47.1 field goal percentage ... totaled 12 points and six rebounds at Oklahoma State, had 13 points at 13th-ranked North Carolina and 12 points at 16th-ranked Maryland ... took eight charges on the season.
As a Freshman (2009-10): Saw action in all 36 contests, earning the starting nod in five games … averaged 6.7 points, 4.9 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 0.8 blocks per contest … recorded two double-doubles on the season, including 10 points and 12 rebounds against Southern California … selected to the All-ACC Freshman Team … earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors on two occasions … notched a career-high 20 points and three blocks against N.C. State … started four straight contests in the heart of the ACC slate … averaged 6.9 points and 4.7 rebounds in conference play … tallied an 8-of-8 field goal shooting performance against Virginia … named to the All-ACC Academic Team.
2009 Summer Action: Played for France in the U19 World Championship for Women in Bangkok, Thailand … saw action in all nine games as her team notched a 4-5 record … averaged 6.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks … in the final game, posted 15 rebounds, nine points, two blocks and one steal in 26 minutes versus Lithuania.
High School/International Hoops: Added to the French National Team roster in January of 2009 … current member of the National I Club team in France ... captain of the French U16 and U18 National Teams ... led France to a fourth place finish at the U18 European Championship in Slovakia in 2008 ... in eight games, averaged 12.3 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals ... notched three double-doubles, including a 16-point, 15-rebound performance versus Spain ... guided France to a first place finish at the U16 European Championship in Latvia ... averaged 15. 9 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.0 assists in eight games, while being named one of the top European players of her age ... notched five double-doubles and two contests with 20 or more points ... collected 22 points and 19 rebounds in 40 minutes of action in the championship versus Spain ... placed fifth in the 2006 U16 European Championship in Slovakia, where she played as a 15-year-old ... averaged 6.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals in eight contests ... totaled a high of 10 points in both games versus Ukraine ... received “The Education Price” in 2007 for good results in both sports and academics … played while in high school in the club of Mulhouse.
Personal: Full name is Allison Vernerey ... born Feb. 27, 1991 in Paris, France ... daughter of Jacques and Christel Vernerey ... has two sisters, Laura (25) and Chloe (12) ... her uncle, Laurent Vernerey, received his MBA from Duke in 1998 ... majored in economics.