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Dec. 22, 1997

Utes Go for Ninth Straight Win Versus Idaho

Game #9
Utah Utes vs. Idaho Vandals
Dec. 29 * 7:00 p.m. * Jon  M. Huntsman Center * Salt Lake City

Utah Probable Line-Up:
Pos.    No. Name                Ht. Yr. Hometown            Statistics
G       10  Alli Bills          5-7 Sr. Sandy, Utah         14.8 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 8.6 apg
G       33  Julie Krommenhoek   5-9 Sr. American Fork, Utah 21.1 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.5 apg
C       44  Kristi Rose         6-4 So. Palmdale, Calif.     9.0 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 1.9 bpg
F       11  Amy Alcorn          5-8 Sr. Oregon City, Ore.    2.8 ppg, 0.9 rpg
F       42  Angie Thill         6-0 Sr. Belt, Mont.         14.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg

Off The Bench:
Pos.    No. Name                    Ht.     Yr. Hometown            Statistics
G       14  Rosie Shelley           5-9     Jr. American Fork, Utah 1.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg
F       15  Lindsay Sodja           6-1     Fr. Taylorsville, Utah  3.3 ppg, 0.5 rpg
F       21  Kristina Anderson       6-1     Fr. Eugene, Ore.        0.6 ppg, 1.2 rpg
G       22  Tiana Fuertes           5-3     So. Honolulu, Hawaii    1.9 ppg, 1.4 apg
F/G     24  Amy Ewert               6-0     Fr. Vancouver, B.C.     1.8 ppg, 2.1 rpg
G       25  ReShawnda Richardson    5-7     So. Long Beach, Calif.  1.0 ppg, 0.5 rpg
G       30  Janna Whitman           5-10    So. Magna, Utah         0.0 ppg. 0.3 rpg
F/C     35  Laura Ross Allen        6-2     Sr. Sparks, Nev.        5.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg

GAME DATA: Utah (8-0) returns home to the Jon M. Huntsman Center after five-consecutive road games to host Idaho (3-7) next Monday (Dec. 29) at 7:00 p.m.

ON THE AIR: KALL-910 AM will broadcast the game live with Sports Director Brad Stone (play-by-play) and former Ute Reggie Wright-Jewkes (color) calling the action. The broadcast begins with a 15-minute pre-game show and concludes with The Elaine Elliott Postgame Show

A QUICK LOOK AT UTAH: The Utes, ranked 28th in the USA Today/ESPN Poll released Dec. 16, are 8-0 after defeating No. 24 Arkansas, 73-64, on Sunday (Dec. 21) in the DMC Holiday Shootout at Fort Worth, Texas. Senior guard and All-America candidate Julie Krommenhoek leads the Utes in scoring with an average of 21.1 points per game. Krommenhoek is also averaging a team-best 3.5 three-pointers per game. Senior point guard Alli Bills leads the team in assists (8.6 apg) and is third in scoring (11.6 ppg). Senior forward Angie Thill is the team leader in rebounding (8.6 rpg) and is second in scoring (14.8 ppg). Sophomore center Kristi Rose is fourth in scoring (9.0 ppg), second in rebounds (7.6 rpg) and first in blocked shots (1.9 bpg). Utah is outscoring the opposition 71.0 to 54.0 points per game and has a 37.1 to 34.1 advantage in rebounding. The Utes are shooting 45.9 percent from the field, 40.9 percent from three-point range and 74.6 percent from the free throw line.

COMING UP: Utah opens its Western Athletic Conference schedule. The Utes host UTEP on Jan. 1 at 7:00 p.m. and New Mexico on Jan. 3 at 3:00 p.m.

KROMMENHOEK NAMED WAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK:

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Julie Krommenhoek.
Julie Krommenhoek, a senior from American Fork, Utah, was named the Western Athletic Conference Mountain Division Player of the Week on Monday. She led the Utes with a season-high 33 points, shooting 11-of-19 (.579) from the field, 6-of-9 (.667) from three-point range and a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line. Krommenhoek also pulled down three boards, had three assists and recorded three steals in Utah's only game last week.

HOOPS U.: Entering this week, the University of Utah is one of only two NCAA Division I athletics program to have both an undefeated women's and men's basketball team. The Utah men's team is 10-0 and ranked No. 6 in this week's USA Today/ESPN Poll. The other school which has both an unbeaten women's and men's team is Tennessee. The Lady Volunteers are ranked No. 1 in the nation with a 13-0 record.

UTAH VS. IDAHO PREVIEW

SCOUTING IDAHO: The Vandals are 3-7 following a 75-73 loss to Gonzaga at home on Dec. 19. Idaho has wins over Marshall (65-62), Eastern Washington (67-58) and Washington State (62-51). Sophomore 6-1 forward Alli Nieman, who started her first game of the season against Gonzaga, leads the team in scoring with 14.9 points a game and is also averaging 5.2 rebounds. Senior 5-10 guard Kelli Johnson is averaging 12.3 points a game, shooting 38.2 percent from three-point range. Sophomore 5-5 guard Susan Woolf leads the team in assists (4.0 apg) and is scoring 11.0 points per contest. Idaho has been outscored 69.7 to 65.2 points per game and is shooting just 39.8 percent from the field.

VANDALS HEAD COACH JULIE HOLT... has a 30-60 record in her fourth season at Idaho and a 166-254 mark in her 16th year as a head coach. She is a 1979 graduate of Stephen F. Austin University.

SERIES NOTES: Utah has a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series with Idaho, and has won all three games played in Salt Lake City. The Utes won the last meeting, 85-47, on Jan. 4, 1994 at the Huntsman Center.

UTAH TEAM NOTES

RECORD-SETTING START TO SEASON: Utah, 8-0 following its win over No. 24 Arkansas on Sunday, is off to the best start in school history, bettering the 6-0 start to the 1976-77 season.

UTES FIRST WIN OVER RANKED TEAM IN TWO YEARS: Utah's win over No. 24 Arkansas on Sunday was its first over a nationally ranked team since downing 14th ranked Western Kentucky, 83-77, on Nov. 27, 1995.

CLIMBING IN THE POLLS: Utah, which has never been ranked in the Top 25, continues to move up in the national rankings. The Utes received 64 votes to rank 28th in the Associated Press Poll. Utah was ranked 28th in the USA Today/ESPN Poll released on Dec. 16. The highest Utah has been ranked previously is 27th by the A.P. Poll on Dec. 4, 1995

HOME SWEET HOME: Utah has won both of its home games this season and four in a row dating back to last season. The Utes' last loss at the Jon M. Huntsman Center was on Feb. 8 to Colorado State, 79-68, in triple overtime. The Utes have won 32 of last 33 home games since a loss to Western Athletic Conference rival San Diego State on Jan. 12, 1995.

GAME #8 RECAP: Utah kept its perfect season rolling with a 73-64 win over No. 24 Arkansas on Sunday at the DMC Holiday Shootout at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

Julie Krommenhoek led the way with a game-high 33 points, missing her career high by just two. She scored 22 points in the second half, helping to bring Utah back from a 31-28 halftime deficit. Krommenhoek went 11-for-19 from the field and 6-for-9 from three-point range, playing the entire 40 minutes. Utah's other senior guard, Alli Bills, played 39 minutes. Bills posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists. Angie Thill also had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Utah continues its school-record breaking start to improve to 8-0. Five of those wins came on Utah's recent road swing.

Utah charged out to a 21-11 lead 12 minutes into the game only to see Arkansas make a 20-7 run to end the first half. The game was tied for the last time at 49-all with 9:34 to play.

The Utes took control of the game from that point on. A layup on the baseline by Krommenhoek at the 8:34 mark, and three-pointers by both Krommenhoek and Bills spurred a 10-point Ute run over the next two and a half minutes. Utah built the lead to 14 points (69-55) on a jumper by Krommenhoek with 1:48 to play.

Utah outshot Arkansas 53.8 to 44.2 percent for the game. The Utes shot 62.1 percent (18-for-29) in the second half. Utah also had the edge in rebounding, 30 to 28.

HEAD COACH ELAINE ELLIOTT... is the winningest coach in Utah women's basketball history. Elliott, now in her 15th season as Utah's head coach after spending four years as an assistant coach at the U., could record her 300th career victory this season. She has 289-127 career record and a 138-38 mark in conference games. Her number of career wins and winning percentage (.695) is the best of any coach in the Western Athletic Conference. Her coaching tenure is also the longest among the league coaches. She has had nine 20-win seasons and three 19-win campaigns, averaging 20 wins in the 14 previous years at the U. Elliott was named the WAC Mountain Division Coach of the Year last season after guiding Utah to the Mountain Division title. Utah won the WAC regular-season title under Elliott in 1995-96 and the WAC Tournament championship in 1995. Elliott has coached teams to a total of four regular-season conference crowns (1986, 87, 89, 96), one divisional title (1997) and four league tournament championships (1989, 90, 91, 94). Seven of her teams have advanced to the NCAA Tournament (1986, 89, 90, 91, 95, 96, 97).

ELLIOTT ELABORATES:

On the win over Arkansas - "It was a great win for this team. The key to the game was tempo and our ability to protect the ball. We did a great job in both areas in the second half. We really got after it."

On getting into the Top 25 - "We've beaten some ranked teams and some other great teams before, and have never cracked the Top 25. We've had a solid program for over 20 years now. I'm just going to look at this win (over Arkansas) in terms of what it does for this team. This win allows is to keep a great roll going."

KROMMENHOEK MOVES UP TO THIRD IN CAREER SCORING: Senior guard Julie Krommenhoek has already established herself as one of the most prolific shooters in the history of the Utah program and the Western Athletic Conference. With 1,711 points, Krommenhoek moved into third place in career scoring at Utah and needs 364 more points this season to take over the career scoring mark. She also ranks fifth in the WAC in career scoring, needing 138 points to claim the top spot.

Krommenhoek already tops the Utah and WAC career charts for three-point field goals made (272) and attempted (673), and owns the top three single-season marks in both three-point categories. She set school and conference single-season records last season with 103 three-pointers made and 233 attempted. The American Fork, Utah, native has also already set the all-time steals mark at Utah (212).

KROMMENHOEK SHOOTING FOR ALL-AMERICA HONORS ONCE AGAIN: Julie Krommenhoek, a Kodak honorable mention All-American the past two seasons and a District VII All-American in '94-95, figures to be one of the top players in the country in '97-98. Through the first seven games, Krommenhoek has already had four 20-point games. She missed her career high by two with a season-high 33 points against No. 24 Arkansas on Dec. 21, going 11-for-19 from the field and 6-for-9 from three-point range. She also had 29 points at Idaho State on Dec. 9. and tossed in 25 against Wisconsin-Green Bay on Dec. 5. Krommenhoek has scored in double figures in every game, averaging 3.5 three-pointers per game to rank eighth in the nation. She is also shooting 43.8 percent from behind the arc.

BILLS BREAKS UTAH CAREER ASSISTS RECORD: Senior point guard Alli Bills became the Utes' all-time leader in assists, dishing out 10 against Kansas State on Dec. 6 in the championship game of the Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic. Bills now has 469 career assists in essentially two and a half seasons after missing the last 20 games of her sophomore year after suffering a torn ACL. She took over first place from Karen Alcorn (1988-92), who had 440 career assists. She is averaging 8.6 assists over seven games this season to rank second in the NCAA.

The Sandy, Utah, native ranks second in the Western Athletic Conference in career assists, needing 49 more to take over the top spot from Dee Dee Dominguez of Colorado State (1993-96).

Bills also owns two of the top three single-season assists totals in school history. She dished out 160 assists, the third-most in the Utah record books, as a freshman in 1994-95. Bills ranked first in the nation with 7.6 assists per game in 1996-97, recording a school record 213 on the season.

MORE ON BILLS: Alli Bills is off to a great start to her final season as a Ute. She has had three double-doubles, most recently getting 11 points and 10 assists against No. 24 Arkansas on Dec. 21. She also posted 15 points and 11 assists against UC Irvine on Nov. 28 and 10 points and 10 assists, to go along with seven rebounds, against Kansas State on Dec. 6. Bills has scored in double figures in seven of the first eight games.

Bills, who was named to the Western Athletic Conference all-defensive team in 1996-97, posted 10 assists or more seven times last season. She had her first career triple-double against Colorado State on Feb. 26, with 13 points, a career-best 14 rebounds and 10 assists.

UTES UPEND TWO NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS FROM A YEAR AGO: Utah's 1997-98 regular-season schedule features two match-ups against NCAA Tournament teams from last year. Utah defeated Kansas State, 68-57, on Dec. 6 in the championship game of KSU's tournament. The Wildcats, members of the Big 12 Conference, were a 10th seed in the NCAA East Region last year with a 19-11 record. Utah also beat Montana, 65-52, on Dec. 13 in Missoula, Mont. The Lady Griz earned a ninth seed in the NCAA West Region last season with a 25-3 record.

UTAH PREDICTED TO WIN WAC: In a preseason poll of the Western Athletic Conference coaches, Utah was selected as the favorite to win the Mountain Division for the second-consecutive year and capture the WAC championship.

Utah collected 12 of the 16 first-place votes and 117 points in being predicted to win the division. The Utes garnered 11 of the 16 votes as the favorites to win the WAC Tournament championship game over Colorado State (3 votes) and Hawai'i (2).

Colorado State was picked to finish second in the Mountain Division, collecting 108 points and the remaining four first-place votes. The coaches picked New Mexico to place third (90 points), followed by Brigham Young (77), Wyoming (65), UTEP (50), UNLV (39) and Air Force (22).

Hawai'i was chosen as the preseason favorite in the Pacific Division with 110 points and 10 first-place votes. The remainder of the Pacific Division was predicted as follows: San Diego State (100), Rice (95), SMU (86), TCU (68), Fresno State (50), San Jose State (31) and Tulsa (28).

This season the WAC schedule with feature a 14-game format. Each school will play a cross-over series with a team from the other division--Rice in Utah's case--but the two games will not count in the WAC standings as opposed to last year. The 1998 WAC Tournament will feature 12 teams--the top six from each division--and will be contested March 2-7 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

WAC'S TOP TEAM: Utah, in its 24th season, is the most successful program in the history of the Western Athletic Conference. The U.'s 475-191 (.713) overall record, 76-22 (.776) mark in league games and eight NCAA Tournament appearances are all top marks in the WAC. Utah's two conference championships, including the 1997 Mountain Division title, rank second to San Diego State's three WAC titles.

EUROPEAN VACATION: Utah got a head start on the 1997-98 season by playing five games against European professional teams during a 10-day trip to France and Switzerland last summer. The Utes went 4-1 on the tour. The team left for France on Aug. 15, spent the first four days in Paris, toured Switzerland for three days and went to Nice, France, for the last three days of the trip before returning home on Sept. 5. Senior Julie Krommenhoek averaged 18 points a game to lead the team in scoring. Sophomore 6-2 center Kristi Rose averaged 15 points and 15 rebounds a game.

UTAH ON TELEVISION: The Utes will make at least three appearances on television this season. Utah game with Colorado State on Jan. 18 at 2:00 p.m. (MST) will be televised regionally on Fox Sports Net. The contest is part of an eight-game Western Athletic Conference Game of the Week package--the first of its kind in conference history. Fox Sports Net will also televise the WAC Championship game on March 7 tape-delayed at 6:00 p.m. (MST).

Utah will also make at least two appearances on local television. The Utah/Brigham Young game on Jan. 10 at 3:00 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center will be televised by KJZZ-TV (Ch. 14, TCI 3). KJZZ is also tentatively scheduled to telecast either the Utes' quarterfinal or semifinal game in the WAC Tournament on March 4 or 6. The Utah/Brigham Young game in Provo, Utah, on Feb. 4 at 7:00 p.m will be televised by KBYU-TV (Ch. 11).

UTES ON RADIO: Once again this season, KALL-910 AM in Salt Lake City will be the radio home for Ute women's basketball. The majority of the regular-season games and all postseason contests will be carried live or tape delayed when they conflict with Utah men's games. KALL-910 AM Sports Director Brad Stone and Utah Assistant Sports Information Director Mike Lageschulte will share the play-by-play duties. Former Ute Reggie Wright-Jewkes will be the analyst for home games and select road games.

FOUR RECRUITS SIGN EARLY WITH UTAH: The Utes signed one in-stater in 6-3 forward Erin Hansen from Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah. A preseason honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith's this year, Hansen was a second-team all-state selection in 1996-97, averaging 8.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.4 blocked shots per game.

In addition to landing one of the top high school prospects in the state of Utah, the Utes have also signed the reigning Player of the Year from Nevada and Idaho. Lauren Beckman, a 6-2 forward/center from Elko, Nev., was named the 1997 Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior. A first-team all-state selection the past two years, Beckman averaged 20.3 points and 10.7 rpg in 1996-97. She is also a two-time academic all-state selection.

Utah also signed the 1997 Gatorade Player of the Year in Idaho, Lindsay Herbert. The 5-11 guard/forward from Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, averaged 14.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists last season on her way to earning first-team all-state recognition for the second-consecutive year. She is a 1997 preseason honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith's.

Utah signed its second Canadian in as many years in Erin Gibbons, a 5-9 guard from Salmon Arm Secondary school in British Columbia. Gibbons averaged 20.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game as a junior. She was the MVP of the Western Canada Championship and a second-team all-star in 1997. Gibbons comes into the Utah program as a shooting guard, but will also likely play some at point guard.

NCAA INDIVIDUAL STATISTICAL RANKINGS (Released Dec. 16):
Scoring             Julie Krommenhoek   45th (19.4)
Assists             Alli Bills           2nd (8.4)
3-Point Field Goals Julie Krommenhoek    8th (3.1)

NCAA TEAM STATISTICAL RANKINGS (Released Dec. 16):
Scoring Defense          4th (52.6)
Free Throw Percentage    9th (75.7)
3-Point FG Percentage   19th (39.2)

WAC INDIVIDUAL STATISTICAL RANKINGS (Released Dec. 22): 
Scoring                 Julie Krommenhoek    4th (21.1)
Field Goal Percentage   Angie Thill          2nd (56.8)
                        Julie Krommenhoek   14th (44.4)
3-Point Percentage      Julie Krommenhoek    6th (43.8)
Free Throw Percentage   Julie Krommenhoek    6th (80.8)
                        Angie Thill          7th (78.6)
Rebounds                Angie Thill          5th (8.6)
                        Kristi Rose         13th (7.6)
Assists                 Alli Bills           1st (8.6)
Blocked Shots           Kristi Rose          4th (1.9)
Steals                  Julie Krommenhoek    6th (3.3)
                        Alli Bills          12th (2.8)
3-Point Field Goals     Julie Krommenhoek    1st (3.5)

WAC TEAM STATISTICAL RANKINGS (Released Dec. 22):
Scoring                 7th (71.0)  
Rebounds               14th (37.1)
Scoring Defense         3rd (54.0)  
Opponents' Rebounds     1st (34.1)
Scoring Margin          6th (3.0)   
Rebound Margin          6th (3.0)
Field Goal Percentage   2nd (45.9) 
Blocks                  5th (2.9)
Field Goal Pct. Defense 3rd (37.0)  
Steals                  11th (9.6)
3-Point FG Percentage   1st (40.9)  
Turnover Margin         4th (-4.4)
3-Point FG Per Game     4th (5.9)   
Free Throw Percentage   1st (74.6)  
Utah Player Notes
AMY ALCORN - 11

Started each of Utah's first eight games ... first start of her career against Weber State ... 4 points (2-3 FG) and 3 assists in 27 minutes against UC Irvine ... scored 6 points (2-3 FG) and had 1 rebound in 18 minutes versus Bradley ... 3 points (1-4 3pt. FG) and 2 assists is 26 minutes at Montana ... 2 points, 2 assists and 1 board against Kansas State.

LAURA ROSS ALLEN - 35

Played in all eight games ... season-high 11 points (5-7 FG) and 5 rebounds in 24 minutes at Montana ... 10 points on 4-for-6 field goal shooting and 3 boards in 17 minutes in the season opener at Weber State ... 8 boards and 4 points in 20 minutes against Wisconsin-Green Bay ... 6 points (3-5 FG) and 4 rebounds at Kansas State ... 4 points and 6 rebounds in a season-high 23 minutes against UC Irvine.

KRISTINA ANDERSON - 21

Played in five games ... season-high 10 minutes against Bradley, grabbing 4 boards and scoring 1 point (1-3 FT) ... 2 points (1-2 FG) and 1 rebound in 3 minutes against Weber State.

ALLI BILLS - 10

Started all eight games ... double-double with 11 points and 10 assists in 39 minutes against No. 24 Arkansas on Dec. 21 ... broke Utah all-time assists record with 10 against Kansas State on Dec. 6 ... also had 10 points (4-7 FG) and 7 rebounds in 37 minutes against KSU to post a double-double ... 9 assists, 3 steals and 3 points in a season-high 39 minutes against Wisconsin-Green Bay on Dec. 5 ... named to the all-tournament team of Kansas State's Commerce Bank-Wildcat Classic (Dec. 5-6) ... 12 points (2-5 3pt. FG), 9 boards, 6 rebounds and 3 steals in a season-high 40 minutes at Montana ... double-double with season-highs in points (15) and assists (11), as well as 3 rebounds in 32 minutes against UC Irvine ... went 5-for-6 from the field, 3-for-3 from three-point range and 2-for-2 from the free throw line against UCI ... 13 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds at Idaho State ... 15 points (3-3 3pt. FG), 8 assists and 4 rebounds against Bradley ... 14 points, 7 assists and 5 steals in 35 minutes against Weber State.

AMY EWERT - 24

Played in all eight games ... season-high 4 points (2-2 FG) and 2 assists in 22 minutes against No. 24 Arkansas ... 3 points and3 rebounds in 9 minutes against Wisconsin-Green Bay ... 4 assists, 3 rebounds in 14 minutes at Montana ... 2 points and 3 rebounds in 20 minutes at Idaho State ... scored 2 points (2-2 FT) and 2 rebounds in 11 minutes against Bradley ... 2 points and a season-high 4 rebounds in 12 minutes at Weber State.

TIANA FUERTES - 22

Has played in seven games ... 6 points (6-8 FT) and 1 assist in 9 minutes at Weber State ... 4 points (1-3 FG) and 4 assists in 11 minutes against Bradley ... made a three-pointer at the halftime buzzer against Kansas State.

JULIE KROMMENHOEK - 33

Started all eight games ... double-figures in points in all eight games ... four 20-point games ... named WAC Mountain Division Player of the Week on Dec. 22 after scoring a season-high 33 points in Utah's win over No. 24 Arkansas ... went 11-for-19 from the field, 6-for-9 from three-point range and 5-for-5 at the line in 40 minutes against the Lady Razorbacks ... 29 points, going 10-for-22 from the field and 4-for-9 from three-point range in 38 minutes at Idaho State ... also had a career-high 6 steals, 6 rebounds and 5 assists against the Bengals ... named the MVP of the Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic (Dec. 5-6) ... averaged 20.5 points 3.5 steals and shot 40 percent (8-10) from three-point range against Wisconsin-Green Bay and Kansas State ... 25 points (8-21 FG, 4-10 3pt. FG) and 3 steals against UWGB ... 16 points, 4 assists and 4 steals against KSU ... 24 points (9-17 FG, 6-9 3pt. FG) and 3 assists in 30 minutes against Bradley ... set JMHC single-game record for three-pointers made against BU ... 15 points (5-11 FG) and 3 assists at Montana in a season-high 40 minutes ... 16 points in 38 minutes against UC Irvine.

LORI RED - 32

Has missed the last seven games due to injury ... played in the season opener at Weber State, scoring 6 points (2-4 FG) in 14 minutes.

ReSHAWNDA RICHARDSON - 25

Has played in four games ... 4 points (1-3 FG), 4 assists and 1 rebound in 7 minutes against Bradley.

KRISTI ROSE - 44

Has started all eight games ... season-high 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-4 3pt. FG), 7 rebounds and 3 blocked shots in 26 minutes against Kansas State on Dec. 6 ... 12 points and 7 boards against Wisconsin-Green Bay on Dec. 5 ... in first collegiate start at Weber State, had 13 points (6-13 FG), 7 rebounds and 2 assists in a season-high 35 minutes ... 11 boards, 3 blocked shots and 6 points at Idaho State ... 9 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocked shots in 30 minutes against No. 24 Arkansas.

ROSIE SHELLEY - 14

Played against Bradley ... 1 point, 1 rebound and 1 assist in 2 minutes versus BU.

LINDSAY SODJA - 15

Has played in four games off the bench ... scored a season-high 11 points (5-6 FG), and had 3 steals and 2 rebounds in 9 minutes against Bradley ... 2 points in 7 minutes at Weber State.

ANGIE THILL - 42

Has started all eight games ... career-high 23 points (8-11 FG, 2-3 3pt. FG, 5-7 FT) and 8 rebounds in 27 minutes against UC Irvine ... 21 points (9-for-14 FG) and 7 rebounds in 23 minutes at Idaho State ... 18 points (8-13 FG, 1-2 3pt. FG) and 8 rebounds in season-high 34 minutes at Montana ... first double-double in three seasons with 15 points (6-9 FG) and a career-best tying 12 rebounds in 22 minutes against Bradley ... career-best 12 rebounds in 28 minutes at Weber State ... double-double with 10 points (5-9 FG) and 10 rebounds in a career-best 37 minutes against No. 24 Arkansas ... 16 points (4-6 FT) and 6 rebounds in 33 minutes against Kansas State ... 14 points (6-6 FT) and 6 rebounds against Wisconsin-Green Bay.

JANNA WHITMAN - 30

Has played in three games ... 1 board and 1 steal in 5 minutes against Bradley.

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