Elisa Shoate
Elisa  Shoate


Spiro, Okla.

High School:

Last College:
Arkansas-Fort Smith




Pre-Cincinnati Career: Versatile scorer, defender, and rebounder who adds collegiate experience to the incoming recruiting class .... averaged 13.9 points per game on 43.3 percent shooting and grabbed 7.1 rebounds per contest as a sophomore at Arkansas-Fort Smith in 2007-08 ... connected on 56 three-pointers and finished 25th in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (39.7) ... also collected 69 steals ... named to the first-team all-conference and first-team all-region teams following her sophomore season ... led the Lady Lions to a 34-2 mark, a regional championship, and a third-place finish in the NJCAA Tournament under longtime head coach Louis Whorton ... reunites with former UA-Fort Smith assistant and current UC assistant Tari Cummings ... a 2004-05 Oklahoma Girl's Basketball Coaches Association all-state selection following her senior season at Spiro High School ... helped Spiro to a 28-2 record and the quarterfinals of the state tournament as a senior under head coach Terry Sweeney ... won area, district, and regional championships during senior season ... an academic all-star and a member of the student senate during high school days.

Personal: Full name is Elisa Nicole Shoate ... born Feb. 13, 1988 in Kansas City, Kan. ... daughter of Harvey and Tinna Shoate ... has one sister, Natasha ... majoring in biological sciences.