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General Information Location ............................................................................... Washington, D.C. Founded .................................................................................................. 1893 Enrollment .............................................................................................. 6,421 Nickname.............................................................................................. Eagles Colors .................................................................................Red, White & Blue Affiliation .................................................................................NCAA Division I Conference ...............................................................................Patriot League Home Court (Capacity) ..................................................Bender Arena (3,044) President ................................................................................. Dr. Neil Kerwin Director of Athletics............................................................................Keith Gill Senior Associate Director of Athletics ......................................David Bierwirth Associate Director of Athletics / Compliance ..................... Jessica Hegmann Associate Director of Athletics / SWA .............................Athena Argyropoulos Associate Director of Athletics / Business ...................... Josephine Finamore Associate Director of Athletics / Communications .................Nancy Yasharoff Assistant Director of Athletics / Marketing & Sponsorships ..... Robert Sherman Academic Coordinator ..........................................................Maureen Breslin

Women’s Basketball Information Head Coach .........................Matt Corkery (West Texas A&M ‘93, 3rd Season) Record at American / Seasons .................................................41-22 (.651) / 2 Overall College Coaching Record / Seasons .......................................... Same Assistants ..........................................LaTonya Watson (Eastern Michigan ‘92) .................................................................. Erin Lindroth (Martin Methodist ‘04) ......................................................................... Josh Hutchinson (Messiah ‘04) Director of Basketball Operations ................... Ohemaa Nyanin (American ‘09) Basketball Office Phone .......................................................... (202) 885-3083 2009-10 Overall Record ................................................................22-10 (.688) 2009-10 Patriot League Record / Reg. Season Finish ................... 13-1 / T-1st 2009-10 Patriot League Tournament Finish ............................................... 2nd All-Time Program Record ..........................................................461-503 (.478) Letterwinners Returning / Lost................................................................... 8 / 3 Starters Returning / Lost............................................................................ 3 / 2 Newcomers..................................................................................................... 5

Athletics Communications Assistant Director / Women’s Basketball Contact .................... Howard Smith Office ...................................................................................... (202) 885-3032 Cell ......................................................................................... (202) 531-0160 E-Mail .......................................................................... hsmith@american.edu Website............................................................................www.AUeagles.com

November Sun. Fri. Sun. Wed. Sun. Fri. Sat. Sun.

7 12 14 17 21 26 27 28

INDIANA (Pa.) + at East Carolina at High Point at Mount St. Mary’s at Maryland Sam Houston St. ^ Texas Tech ^ Charleston Southern ^

2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

December Thur. Sat. Sat. Wed. Wed. Thur.

2 4 18 22 29 30

GEORGE MASON YOUNGSTON ST. GEORGE WASHINGTON TROY vs. Binghamton # vs. Monmouth/Brown #

7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 2/4 p.m.

January Sun. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat.

2 8 12 15 19 22 26 29

at Maryland-Eastern Shore at Lehigh * at Bucknell * COLGATE * at Army * HOLY CROSS * NAVY * at Lafayette *

3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

February Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat.

5 9 12 16 19 23 26

LEHIGH * BUCKNELL * at Colgate * ARMY * at Holy Cross * at Navy * LAFAYETTE *

2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

March Sat. 5 Patriot League Quarterfinals $ TBA Wed. 9 Patriot League Semifinals $ TBA Sat. 12 Patriot League Finals $ 6:00 p.m. All times are Eastern Standard Time BOLD CAPS indicates home game * Patriot League opponent + Exhibition game ^ World Vision Classic in Lubbock, Texas % Hawk Holiday Classic in West Long Branch, N.J. $ Each round of PL Tourn. played at highest seed

Associate Director of Athletics for Communications ..............Nancy Yasharoff Cell ......................................................................................... (202) 531-0152 E-Mail ........................................................... nancy.yasharoff@american.edu Office of Athletics Communications, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW • Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-3032 • AUeagles.com


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2010-11 Roster Alphabetical No. Name

Pos.

Year

Ht.

Hometown/High School

44 ..Stephanie Anya ..................C ................So. ..............6-2 .....................Germantown, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross 21...Alexis Dobbs .......................G.................Fr. ...............5-4 ............................................... Berea, Ohio/Hathaway Brown 12 ..Ebony Edwards ..................G ................Jr. ...............5-8 .......................................Forestville, Md./Bishop McNamara 55...Brooke Forsythe ..................C .................Fr. ................6-2 ............................................................. Lodi, Ohio/Cloverleaf 4 ....Geleisa George ..................G ................RS Fr. . ........5-9 ................................ Jamaica, N.Y./Christ the King Regional 2.....Tori Halvorsen .....................F/C..............Jr. ...............6-2.......Oslo, Norway/Independence Community College (Kan.) 23 ..Sarah Kiely .........................F ................Fr. ...............6-0 .......................................... Newton, Pa./Council Rock North 5 ....Michelle Kirk .......................F ................Sr. ...............6-0 .....................Painted Post, N.Y./Corning-Painted Post West 22 ..Liz Leer ...............................F ................Sr. ...............6-2 ......................................................... Glenside, Pa./Abington 11 ...Ti’Asia McGeorge ................G.................Fr. ...............5-4 ............................................... Roanoke, Va./William Fleming 10...Nicole Ryan .........................G.................RS Sr. .........5-8 .............................................. Saftey Harbor, Fla./Clearwater 15 ..Lisa Strack ..........................G ................Jr. ...............5-10 ...................................... Langhorne, Pa./Archbishop Wood 13...Ashley Yencho .....................G.................Sr. ................5-7 .................................................. Schnecksville, Pa./Parkland

Numerical No. Name

Pos.

Year

Ht.

Hometown/High School

2.....Tori Halvorsen....................F/C.................Jr. ...............6-2.......Oslo, Norway/Independence Community College (Kan.) 4 ....Geleisa George ..................G ................RS Fr. .........5-9 ................................ Jamaica, N.Y./Christ the King Regional 5 ....Michelle Kirk .......................F ................Sr. ...............6-0 .....................Painted Post, N.Y./Corning-Painted Post West 10...Nicole Ryan .........................G.................RS Sr. .........5-8 .............................................Safety Harbor, Fla./Clear Water 11 ...Ti’Asia McGeorge ................G.................Fr. ................5-4 ............................................... Roanoke, Va./William Fleming 12 ..Ebony Edwards ..................G ................Jr. ...............5-8 .......................................Forestville, Md./Bishop McNamara 13 ..Ashley Yencho ....................G ................Sr. ...............5-7 ................................................. Schnecksville, Pa./Parkland 15 ..Lisa Strack ..........................G ................Jr. ...............5-10 ...................................... Langhorne, Pa./Archbishop Wood 21...Alexis Dobbs .......................G.................Fr. ................5-4 ............................................... Berea, Ohio/Hathaway Brown 22 ..Liz Leer ...............................F ................Sr. ...............6-2 ......................................................... Glenside, Pa./Abington 23 ..Sarah Kiely .........................F ................Fr. ...............6-0 .......................................... Newton, Pa./Council Rock North 44...Stephanie Anya ...................C .................So. ..............6-2 ......................Germantown, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross 55...Brooke Forsythe ..................C .................Fr. ...............6-2 ............................................................. Lodi, Ohio/Cloverleaf Head Coach: Matt Corkery (3rd Season, West Texas A&M ‘93) Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator: LaTonya Watson (3rd Season, Eastern Michigan ‘92) Assistant Coach: Erin Lindroth (3rd Season, Martin Methodist ‘04) Assistant Coach: Josh Hutchinson (1st Season, Messiah ‘07) Director of Basketball Operations: Ohemaa Nyanin (1st Season, American ‘09) Office of Athletic Communications, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW • Washington, DC 20016 (202) 885-3032 • AUeagles.com


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2009-10 Schedule and Results Overall: 22-10 • Patriot League: 13-1 • Home: 11-2 • Away: 8-7 • Neutral: 3-1 DATE

TIME

OPPONENT

SCORE

RECORD

ATT.

HIGH POINTS

11/13/09 11/16/09 11/18/09 11/22/09 11/24/09

7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

at Howard at Princeton at Brown EAST CAROLINA NJIT

W 71-59 L 77-45 W 64-54 L 70-65 W 65-57

1-0 1-1 2-1 2-2 3-2

413 274 450 435 148

(25) Kirk, Michelle (16) Ryan, Nicole (27) Kirk, Michelle (19) Kirk, Michelle (24) Kirk, Michelle

11/28/09 12/02/09 12/06/09 12/16/09 12/20/09 12/28/09 12/29/09 1/02/10

3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

at Wagner at Drexel HIGH POINT MORGAN STATE MARYLAND vs. Buffalo # St. Francis (Pa.) # at Columbia

L 73-72 L 50-40 W 67-46 W 59-45 L 75-64 W 54-43 L 60-57 L 66-56

3-3 3-4 4-4 5-4 5-5 6-5 6-6 6-7

497 612 355 256 331 146 113 210

1/04/10 1/09/10 1/13/10 1/16/10 1/20/10

7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

MD. EASTERN SHORE LEHIGH * BUCKNELL * at Colgate * ARMY *

W 57-46 W 69-65 OT W 63-51 W 80-58 W 64-49

7-7 8-7 (1-0) 9-7 (2-0) 10-7 (3-0) 11-7 (4-0)

146 468 223 249 327

1/24/10 1/27/10

2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

at Holy Cross * at Navy *

W 64-51 W 62-45

12-7 (5-0) 13-7 (6-0)

2105 1258

1/30/10 2/06/10

2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

LAFAYETTE * at Lehigh *

W 53-31 L 53-46

14-7 (7-0) 14-8 (7-1)

421 1162

2/10/10 2/13/10 2/17/10 2/20/10

7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

at Bucknell * COLGATE * at Army * HOLY CROSS *

W 53-49 W 82-47 W 56-42 W 70-61

15-8 (8-1) 16-8 (9-1) 17-8 (10-1) 18-8 (11-1)

290 1291 382 415

2/24/09 2/27/09 3/06/09 3/07/10

7:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

NAVY * at Lafayette * vs. Lafayette ^ vs. Navy &

W 66-38 W 68-47 W, 77-49 W, 72-47

19-8 (12-1) 20-8 (13-1) 21-8 (13-1) 22-8 (13-1)

310 544 1305 906

3/13/10

6:00 p.m.

at Lehigh %

L, 58-42

22-9 (13-1)

1272

3/17/10

7:00 p.m.

at Old Dominion $

L, 63-55

22-10 (13-1)

790

HIGH REBOUNDS

(8) Leer, Liz (6) Kirk, Michelle (10) Ryan, Nicole (9) Nyanin, Ohemaa (7) Kirk, Michelle (7) Leer, Liz (7) Strack, Lisa (25) Kirk, Michelle (8) Leer, Liz (13) Kirk, Michelle (8) Strack, Lisa (22) Kirk, Michelle (9) Leer, Liz (20) Kirk, Michelle (9) Nyanin, Ohemaa (18) Kirk, Michelle (5) Leer, Liz (18) Kirk, Michelle (8) Kirk, Michelle (16) Kirk, Michelle (7) Anya, Stephanie (17) Leer, Liz (5) Leer, Liz (5) Nyanin, Ohemaa (19) Kirk, Michelle (8) Kirk, Michelle (32) Kirk, Michelle (13) Nyanin, Ohemaa (20) Kirk, Michelle (7) Nyanin, Ohemaa (26) Kirk, Michelle (8) Edwards, Ebony (14) Edwards, Ebony (13) Leer, Liz (14) Kirk, Michelle (14) Leer, Liz (21) Kirk, Michelle (8) Kirk, Michelle (17) Kirk, Michelle (8) Strack, Lisa (17) Leer, Liz (15) Leer, Liz (10) Nyanin, Ohemaa (13) Leer, Liz (6) Nyanin, Ohemaa (6) Strack, Lisa (19) Kirk, Michelle (8) Nyanin, Ohemaa (18) Leer, Liz (8) Leer, Liz (15) Kirk, Michelle (11) Nyanin, Ohemaa (17) Kirk, Michelle (7) Leer, Liz (17) Strack, Lisa (21) Kirk, Michelle (9) Leer, Liz (21) Harris, Raven (9) Nyanin, Ohemaa (18) Kirk, Michelle (10) Nyanin, Ohemaa (18) Leer, Liz (8) Leer, Liz (8) Nyanin, Ohemaa (8) Kirk, Michelle (9) Nyanin, Ohemaa (8) Leer, Liz (8) Strack, Lisa (21) Kirk, Michelle (7) Nyanin, Ohemaa

# Hatter Classic in DeLand, Fla. * indicates Patriot League game ^ Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals at Worcester, Mass. & Patriot League Tournament Semifinals at Worcester, Mass. % Patriot League Championship Game $ WNIT First Round

ATTENDANCE SUMMARY HOME AWAY NEUTRAL TOTAL

GAMES 13 15 4 32

TOTALS 5126 10508 2470 18104

AVG/GAME 394 701 618 566

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2009-10 Overall Statistics (22-10) TOTAL GP GS

Min

Avg

Pct

3FG FGA Pct

REBOUNDS

Player

05

Kirk, Michelle

32

32

1153 36.0

181 432 .419

63

177 .356

22

Leer, Liz

32

32

1054 32.9

161 340 .474

27

60 .450

55

15

Strack, Lisa

28

12

755 27.0

85 201 .423

17

62 .274

59

10

Ryan, Nicole

7

7

198 28.3

16

54 .296

9

31 .290

23

Harris, Raven

31

24

904 29.2

69 197 .350

13

12

Edwards, Ebony

32

19

790 24.7

53 154 .344

00

Nyanin, Ohemaa

32

31

622 19.4

63 157 .401

13

Yencho, Ashley

30

3

473 15.8

41

44

Anya, Stephanie

31

0

329 10.6

17

42

Mcdonald, Janelle

25

0

148

14

5.9

FG FGA

3-PTS

##

FT FTA Pct

Off Def Tot Avg

Stl

Pts Avg

140 172 .814

47 110 157 4.9

37

0

49

59

14

30

565 17.7

64 .859

62 130 192 6.0

84

1

52 122

68

24

404 12.6

79 .747

52

51

1

56

43

9

31

246 8.8

9

15 .600

2

15

17 2.4

8

0

16

17

2

6

50 7.1

49 .265

56

72 .778

9

68

77 2.5

57

0

104

80

2

78

207 6.7

26

81 .321

34

46 .739

35

71 106 3.3

61

0

53

29

5

55

166 5.2

0

0 .000

17

35 .486

107

96 203 6.3

51

1

18

28

11

9

143 4.5

95 .432

20

57 .351

23

32 .719

6

31

37 1.2

24

0

36

39

1

17

125 4.2

60 .283

0

0 .000

9

22 .409

22

55

77 2.5

40

0

3

23

11

9

43 1.4

33 .424

0

0 .000

1

2 .500

9

15

24 1.0

20

0

3

17

1

2

29 1.2

TM TEAM................

53

72 124 4.4

PF FO

A TO Blk

64 117 3.7

0

Total..........

32

700 1723 .406

175

517 .338

403 539 .748

404 7271131 35.3

433

3

390 473 124 261

16 1978 61.8

Opponents......

32

643 1704 .377

136

465 .292

303 442 .686

398 6851083 33.8

508

4

400 538

1725 53.9

80 194

2009-10 Patriot League Regular Season Statistics (13-1) TOTAL GP GS

Min

05

Kirk, Michelle

14

14

504 36.0

78 183 .426

30

83 .361

55

68 .809

24

43

67 4.8

12

0

23

26

6

22

Leer, Liz

14

14

435 31.1

74 154 .481

14

33 .424

22

25 .880

23

62

85 6.1

39

1

27

41

15

Strack, Lisa

13

7

348 26.8

46 101 .455

10

31 .323

17

25 .680

22

31

53 4.1

23

0

27

17

23

Harris, Raven

14

14

469 33.5

37 103 .359

10

26 .385

33

40 .825

6

29

35 2.5

24

0

48

12

Edwards, Ebony

14

7

375 26.8

24

79 .304

11

41 .268

19

24 .792

22

36

58 4.1

20

0

00

Nyanin, Ohemaa

14

14

284 20.3

29

77 .377

0

0 .000

8

16 .500

58

44 102 7.3

17

0

13

Yencho, Ashley

13

0

199 15.3

18

45 .400

8

28 .286

7

9 .778

5

14

19 1.5

10

44

Anya, Stephanie

13

0

140 10.8

10

33 .303

0

0 .000

3

7 .429

10

24

34 2.6

42

Mcdonald, Janelle

12

0

8

15 .533

0

0 .000

1

2 .500

3

7

25

27

5.9

FG FGA

Pct

3FG FGA Pct

REBOUNDS

Player

71

Avg

3-PTS

##

FT FTA Pct

TM TEAM................

Off Def Tot Avg

PF FO

A TO Blk

Stl

Pts Avg

14

241 17.2

35

8

184 13.1

5

12

119 9.2

33

2

40

117 8.4

34

14

4

24

78 5.6

6

8

6

3

66 4.7

0

14

7

0

6

51 3.9

17

0

1

11

4

4

23 1.8

10 0.8

9

0

2

5

0

1

17 1.4

52 3.7

0

7

Total..........

14

324 790 .410

83

242 .343

165 216 .764

198 317 515 36.8

171

1

182 169

62 112

896 64.0

Opponents......

14

258 708 .364

55

196 .281

116 184 .630

161 290 451 32.2

218

3

167 225

37

71

687 49.1

A TO Blk

2009-10 Regular Season Non-Conference Statistics (7-7) ##

Player

05

Kirk, Michelle

GP GS 14

14

22

Leer, Liz

14

14

10

Ryan, Nicole

7

7

15

Strack, Lisa

11

1

12

Edwards, Ebony

14

13

Yencho, Ashley

13

23

Harris, Raven

Min

Avg

Stl

Pts Avg

85 198 .429

26

69 .377

70

85 .824

19

59

78 5.6

22

0

23

29

8

16

266 19.0

500 35.7

70 147 .476

8

14 .571

24

29 .828

31

54

85 6.1

34

0

21

66

27

14

172 12.3

198 28.3

16

54 .296

9

31 .290

9

15 .600

2

15

17 2.4

8

0

16

17

2

6

50 7.1

269 24.5

24

61 .393

3

19 .158

23

29 .793

24

27

51 4.6

22

1

17

18

3

14

74 6.7

12

338 24.1

25

59 .424

14

32 .438

8

11 .727

6

30

36 2.6

33

0

14

14

0

25

72 5.1

3

195 15.0

21

40 .525

12

25 .480

7

9 .778

1

8

9 0.7

7

0

14

25

0

7

61 4.7

13

6

315 24.2

19

60 .317

0

13 .000

16

23 .696

1

27

28 2.2

25

0

46

31

0

24

54 4.2

515 36.8

FG FGA

Pct

3FG FGA Pct

FT FTA Pct

Off Def Tot Avg

PF FO

00

Nyanin, Ohemaa

14

13

252 18.0

25

62 .403

0

0 .000

8

17 .471

32

35

67 4.8

27

1

11

17

3

2

58 4.1

44

Anya, Stephanie

14

0

153 10.9

6

24 .250

0

0 .000

5

12 .417

9

25

34 2.4

19

0

2

10

4

5

17 1.2

42

Mcdonald, Janelle

11

0

6

15 .400

0

0 .000

0

0 .000

5

8

13 1.2

11

0

1

12

1

1

12 1.1

21

31

52 3.7

0

66

6.0

TM TEAM................

7

Total..........

14

297 720 .413

72

203 .355

170 230 .739

151 319 470 33.6

208

2

165 246

48 114

836 59.7

Opponents......

14

303 779 .389

65

210 .310

150 205 .732

186 305 491 35.1

218

1

188 244

29 103

821 58.6

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