10 Facts About Takia Starks

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Fact #1 - Takia Starks is the Kmart Collegiate Athlete of the Year!

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Fact #1 - Takia Starks is the Kmart Collegiate Athlete of the Year!

Fact #2 - Takia graduated from Texas A&M University this year, and her major was Agricultural Leadership.

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Fact #2 - Takia graduated from Texas A&M University this year, and her major was Agricultural Leadership.

Fact #3 - She was a guard on her school's women's basketball team.

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Fact #3 - She was a guard on her school's women's basketball team.

Fact #4 - She worked in her community to raise money for several causes, including <em>Nothing But Nets</em>, an organization that provides treated mosquito nets for affected populations in Africa.

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Fact #4 - She worked in her community to raise money for several causes, including <em>Nothing But Nets</em>, an organization that provides treated mosquito nets for affected populations in Africa.

Fact #5 - Her mother Debra served in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves.

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Fact #5 - Her mother Debra served in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves.

Fact #6 - ESPN.com placed her in the top five shooting guards in the nation.

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Fact #6 - ESPN.com placed her in the top five shooting guards in the nation.

Fact #7 - Takia led the nationally-ranked Aggies in scoring the last two seasons.

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Fact #7 - Takia led the nationally-ranked Aggies in scoring the last two seasons.

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Fact #8 - She led her team to an NCAA Elite Eight appearance in 2007-08.

Fact #9 - In 2008, Takia was named the Big 12's &quot;Most Outstanding Player&quot;.

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Fact #9 - In 2008, Takia was named the Big 12's "Most Outstanding Player".

Fact #10 - She wants to work with animals, but would also like to play at the next level - the WNBA.

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Fact #10 - She wants to work with animals, but would also like to play at the next level - the WNBA.