1 - Sweets Underwood
Sweets Underwood
Birth Date: 07/07/1991
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Compton, Calif.
High School: Centennial HS
Position: Forward

UC Santa Barbara
2010-11
All-Big West Honorable Mention
As a sophomore, was one of five players on the team to play in all 31 games ... Saw the fourth-most minutes with 689 on the season (22.2 per game average) ... Grabbed 215 rebounds (6.9 per game average) which was second-most on the team ... Averaged 8.5 points per game (265 total), and shot 71 percent from the free-throw line on the season ... Scored career-high 15 points with the Gauchos in three different games throughout the season, and reached double-digits in 13 games ... Had double-doubles vs. Idaho (Nov. 20), Fresno State (Dec. 18) and Long Beach State (Feb. 24) ... Played career-high 33 minutes on Dec. 18 against Fresno State, a game in which she went 6-for-8 from the floor with 11 rebounds and 1 block ... Was named to the St. John's Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team ... Grabbed career-high 13 rebounds against University of Idaho on Nov. 20 where she also went 6-for-8 from the floor with 1 steal ... In Big West play, she saw action in all 16 games averaging 21.0 minutes per game ... Shot 80 percent from the free-throw line, sinking 39-of-49 attempts ... Grabbed 98 rebounds (6.1 per game average), and scored 113 points (7.1 per game average). 

2009-10
All-Big West Freshman Team

As a freshman, was one of just five players on the Gauchos to see action in all 32 games ... Was named to the All-Big West Freshman team after averaging 3.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... Marked the fourth straight season UCSB had a player named to the all-frosh squad ... In conference games she averaged 2.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... Shot 46.3 percent overall on the season ... Reached double-figures for the first time on Dec. 13 vs. Cal State Bakersfield with 12 points, which was a season-high ... Recorded her first career double-double vs. Cal State Northridge on Feb. 24 with 10 points and 12 rebounds, the latter setting a personal best ... Made two starts on the season - Nov. 22 vs. Loyola Marymount and Dec. 30 at Gonzaga - and averaged 7.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in those games ... Scored at least five points on eight occasions ... Grabbed at least four rebounds in 15 different games ... In the first game of the Big West Tournament vs. Pacific on March 10, she had eight points and seven rebounds ... Played a season-high 28 minutes vs. Loyola Marymount on Nov. 22 ... Hit 62.5 percent of her free throws.

High School

A three-year varsity letterwinner at Compton's Centennial High, Underwood averaged 19 points per game, 12 rebounds per game, three blocks and three steals per game as a senior...Also averaged two assists per game for coach Derrick Florence...Led the Apaches to the Pioneer League title as a senior...Given the West Coast Sports Medicine Scholar Athlete Award of Excellence...Scored a career-best of 32 points against Warren High as a junior...Pulled down 17 rebounds as a sophomore vs. Wilson High...Against North Torrance High, Underwood had four steals and three blocks, both tying career-highs...Handed out eight assists against Hawthorne High...Steadily increased her numbers from 12 ppg as a sophomore to 16 ppg as a junior, while averaged six rebounds and nine rebounds, respectively in those years...Shot 80% from the free throw line as a senior...Also competed in track and field and was a Junior Olympic participant in 2004 and 2006.

Personal

Grovinya "Sweets" Underwood came into this world on July 7, 1991 to her parents, Corletta and Isaac Adams...Plans to major in feminist studies at UCSB...Career aspirations are to either be a social worker or a high school teacher...Has three siblings - Chaneal, Neal and Gayla.

Years GS-GP Min Fg-Fga Pct 3fg-3fga   Pct ft-fta Pct Off Reb Def Reb Tot Avg Pf A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
09-10 2-32 465 38-82 0.463 0-1 0.00 25-40 0.625 34 86 120 3.8 47 14 47 7 13 101 3.2
10-11 3-31 689 96-180 0.533 0-1 0.00 73-103 0.709 68 147 215 6.9 66 21 55 10 17 265 8.5
Career 5-63 1154 134-262 0.511 0-1 0.00 98-143 0.685 102 233 335 5.3 113 35 102 17 30 366 5.8


 Career Highs 
Points15three timesthree times
Rebounds13vs. Idaho   11/20/10
Assists4vs. Sienna12/22/10
Steals4vs. Pacific1/9/10
Blocks2three timesthree times
FG Made6twice twice
FG Attempted12twicetwice
FT Made7vs. Cal State Northridge1/29/11
FT Attempted10twicetwice