In a Nutshell: Athletic player with a strong fitness level ... feisty on-ball defender ... improving as a scoring threat.
2002-03 (Junior): Started 30 of 31 games ... led team in steals and ranked second in assists and field goal percentage ... nabbed a career-high six steals vs. UNLV on Feb. 22 ... had two or more steals in 21 games ... dished out three or more assists 16 times ... finished with eight assists vs. New Mexico State and seven vs. Colorado State and at New Mexico ... scored a season-high 10 points against BYU on March 1 ... led the team in steals 13 times and in assists 12 times.
2001-02 (Sophomore): Started all 27 games ... led Utah in assists ? led team in steals 10 times ? led team in blocked shots three times... reached double figures scoring in three games ... three rebounds or more in 16 games ... was perfect at the free throw line in five games ... shot .500 or better from the three-point line seven times ... shot 50 percent or better from the field in 12 games ... posted a career-high 11 assists vs. UCLA on Dec. 1.
2000-2001 (Freshman): Started 31 games ? led Utah assists six times, steals seven times and blocked shots three times ... posted double figures scoring in seven games ? had five or more rebounds in eight games ? was perfect at the free throw line eight times ? shot 50 percent or better from the field in 19 games ? had a .500 three-point field goal percentage or better in eight games ... scored a career-high 28 points, making 11-of-15 shots, including 3-of-3 from three-point range, vs. Pacific on Nov. 29 ... scored eight points and dished out three assists in 22 minutes against Iowa in the second round of the NCAAs.
High School: 1999-00 USA Today honorable-mention All-American ... Salt Lake Tribune all-state selection (1999-00) ... Ogden Standard Examiner all-area from 1998-00 ... WBCA all-star game MVP ... Region IV Player of the Year ... 2000 4-A MVP ... 2000 Tip-off Club Player of the Year ... ?99 Frank Layden Terrific 12 selection.
Personal: Kelsy Stireman is the daughter of Matt and Jamie Stireman ... enjoys snowboarding, softball and reading ... has one brother ... major is nursing ... nickname is Sti ... born Oct. 18, 1982, in Ogden, Utah.
Quoting Elliott: ?Kelsy has great experience and has really come in to her own as a confident floor leader. She will be key in providing the constancy of emotion and performance necessary to improve on last season.?