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Katie

OHM 35 guard senior 5-11

GOLDEN GOPHER CAREER NOTES: A fifth-year veteran guard who will serve as a team captain in 2009-10 with Ashley Ellis-Milan and Brittany McCoy • has played in 95 career games with 45 starts, including the last 44 consecutive games in starting lineup • has 156 career threepointers to rank third in school history • owns 669 career points with 25 games in double figures • a versatile talent with an eye for the longrange jumper and the ability to mix it up in the paint • owns a scorer’s mentality • possesses a high basketball IQ • the 2005 Minnesota Ms. Basketball Award recipient, the eighth to play at Minnesota • Katie’s aunt, Elsie (Ohm) Slinger (1976-79), was Minnesota’s first All-American and 1,000 career points scorer in program history • a three-year letterwinner.

Elgin, Minn. Elgin-Millville

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2008-09 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started all 32 games • averaged 9.1 points per game with 11 games in double figures • set Minnesota single-season record with 74 three-pointers • Big Ten leader in three-pointers made • hit three or more three-pointers in a game 13 times • netted one three-pointer in the NCAA Second Round game versus Texas A&M to set the Gopher single-season mark at 74 • hit five three-pointers for 15 points in NCAA win over Notre Dame, with six rebounds and four assists • scored 15 points on five three-pointers in the win at Ohio State • scored nine second-half points, including a four-point play, in win at Illinois • hit four three-pointers and 14 points in win over Penn State (1/1) • improved her career high for the third consecutive game with 23 points including, a Williams Arena record tying seven threepointers in win over Boston College • tallied a career-high scoring for the second straight game with 21 points and a career-best five steals versus St. Mary’s • scored a career-high 20 points with six three-pointers in win over UMass • hit three three-pointers (15 points total) versus Yale • matched her career high for the fifth time overall and second time in 2008-09 with 17 points (three 3FGs) in the win over North Dakota State • matched her career high with 17 points (three 3FGs) in the win at Santa Clara • led Gophers with 15 points (3 3FGs) in loss at 2/2 Stanford • an Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned third varsity letter. 2007-08 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: The Gophers’ starter at the third guard position in the last 13 games after coming off the bench the first 19 games of the season • averaged 7.6 points and 3.0 rebounds per game • scored in double digits in 10 games • netted 61 treys, the seventh-best single-season total in Gopher history • tallied two rebounds and an assist versus Texas in her first NCAA Tournament game • led the Big Ten in conference play shooting 46.2 percent from three-point range • equaled her career high with 17 points, including four threepointers, in the win at Michigan • hit four three-pointers for 12 points in the loss at Iowa • scored 13 points with three treys in win over Illinois • matched a career high with 17 points and five three-point field goals in the win over Michigan State • tallied eight points with two three-pointers against Ohio State, her first start of the season and second of her career • hit four three-pointers for 12 points in the double-overtime loss to Indiana • scored 13 points in last 13 minutes (14 points total) in win over Charlotte • averaged 13.3 points and 4.0 rebounds during the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic • scored a career-high with 17 points on a perfect 6-6 performance from the floor, 5-5 from three-point range versus Kentucky • collected a career-high 10 rebounds with nine points on three treys versus Western Carolina • an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team selection • an Academic All-Big Ten honoree • the Love of the Game Award recipient • earned second varsity letter. 2006-07 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 31 games with one start • averaged 4.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 15.0 minutes per game • scored in double figures five times • scored 11 points and made 3-of-4 three-pointers in WNIT opener versus Illinois-Chicago • came off the bench to score six points against Indiana • made her first career start in place of the injured Kelly Roysland against Wisconsin (1/28), scoring three points • scored six points and grabbed three steals in the first meeting with Wisconsin • tied her career-high with four assists against Illinois • was the only Gopher in double figures against North Dakota State, scoring 12 points with three three-pointers • went a perfect 3-for-3 from the field, tallying seven points and six rebounds against Nebraska • turned in an all-around performance Career Highs against Chicago State with 12 Points ......................................23 vs. Boston College (12/4/08) points, seven rebounds and a Rebounds ..........................10 vs. Western Carolina (11/16/07) career-high four assists • scored in double figures with Assists........................................4 vs. Chicago State (12/2/06) 12 points against UW-Green ............................................................4 vs. Illinois (12/31/06) Bay • pulled down eight ......................................................4 vs. Notre Dame (3/22/09) rebounds versus Middle Steals ................................................5 vs. St. Mary’s (12/1/08) Tennessee • hit a crucial threepointer to swing momentum in 3pt Field Goals ..........................7 vs. Boston College (12/4/08)

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2009-10 Minnesota Women's Basketball Media Guide  

The official media and recruiting guide for the 2009-10 University of Minnesota women's basketball team

2009-10 Minnesota Women's Basketball Media Guide  

The official media and recruiting guide for the 2009-10 University of Minnesota women's basketball team