42 - Roshawn Perkins
Roshawn Perkins
Birth Date: 08/02/1982
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eagle Rock, Calif
High School: Point Arena HS
Position: Guard/Forward
2002-03
Joined the Gauchos in October 2002 after spending two years as a member of the UCSB track and field team...Appeared in 16 games in 2002-03...Saw action in six straight games - including all three Big West Tournament contests - her longest stretch of activity during the season...Career highs of four points and three rebounds during victory at Cal State Northridge (Jan. 16)...Inserted into lineup during first half of Jan. 7 game against Matadors in the Thunderdome...Dished off her first career assist and also scored two points in Big West tourney opener vs. Cal State Fullerton on March 12.

High School
A 2000 graduate of Point Arena High School in Gualala, CA, where she helped lead the Pirates to three straight North Central League titles...Scored more than 1,000 points while at Point Arena and finished with career averages of approximately 17 points, eight rebounds and four steals per game...A three-time all-league honoree who captured MVP honors as a junior and senior...Coached by Steve Campbell...Also earned all-league acclaim as a prepster in volleyball and track, a sport in which she was a three-time participant in the CIF state championship meet...A standout in the classroom as well, earning Student-Athlete Honors at Point Arena...Played varsity hoops her freshman year at Oak Park High School in Oak Park, CA before moving to Northern California.

Personal
Roshawn Latoya Perkins was born on August 2, 1982 in Panorama City, CA...The daughter of Charles Perkins...Also raised by her grandmother, Warnetta Perkins...Majoring in sociology at UCSB with a minor in black studies...Aspires to be a firefighter...Also competed as a sprinter on the Gaucho track and field team...After redshirting in 2000-01, her freshman year at Santa Barbara, she posted times in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dashes that were all second-fastest among Gaucho racers...Roots for the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Lakers...Considers "The Autobiography of Macolm X" her favorite book...Enjoys dancing and shopping in her spare time.