Women's Basketball

Carolyn Kieger
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roseville, Minn.

High School:
Roseville

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

Carolyn Kieger

>2004-05

Emerged as one of the top point guards in Division I ... Led Conference USA and ranked ninth nationally in assists (185), good for an average of 6.2 per contest ... Ranked second on the Golden Eagles in scoring, contributing at an 11.8 points per game clip ... On Mar. 3, versus UAB in the Conference USA tournament, she became the 17th player in school history to record 1,000 career points ... Currently ranks 16th on MU's all-time scoring list (1,029 points) ... Kieger is just two assists away from reaching 500 for her career - a feat just two others have accomplished in program history ... Scored 18 points - including 10 from the charity stripe - versus Wis.-Milwaukee (Nov. 20) ... Dished out eight assists against IUPUI (Nov. 21) ... Had 13 points, eight rebounds, and four steals at home against Toledo (Nov. 24) ... She tied her career-high in assists, with 11, while also tallying 11 points, against Wisconsin (Dec. 1) ... Contributed 17 points and eight assists at Iowa (Dec. 8) ... Led the Golden Eagles with 21 points - two short of her career-high - at Rhode Island (Dec. 11) ... Put forth a solid all-around effort with 15 points, six rebounds and six assists against St. Bonaventure (Dec. 22) ... Dished out a new career-high 14 assists versus Mississippi (Dec. 28) ... The following night, registered 12 points, six rebounds, nine assists and two steals at San Diego (Dec. 30) ... Logged 40 minutes of action against Penn State, scoring eight points while distributing six assists ... Chipped in with 11 points and five assists against DePaul (Jan. 9) ... Scored 14 points against Charlotte (Jan. 14) and tallied 13 points and seven assists versus East Carolina (Jan. 16) ... Notched a career-best seven steals to go along with 11 points and seven assists at Southern Miss (Jan. 21) ... Had back-to-back eight points/six assist performances at Tulane (Jan. 23) and versus USF (Jan. 28) ... Scored 10 points and dished out five assists against UAB (Jan. 30) ... At Cincinnati (Feb. 5), Kieger had 11 points and eight assists ... Connected on a perfect 12-of-12 from the charity stripe, scoring 17 points, while also pulling down 10 rebounds and notching three steals versus TCU (Feb. 11) ... Had a 14 point, five rebound, six assist performance against Houston (Feb. 13) ... Had 11 points and eight helpers at Memphis (Feb. 18) and added 14 points next time out at St. Louis (Feb. 20) ... Closed the regular season out at DePaul (Feb. 27) with 15 points ... In the Conference USA tournament, tallied 10 points and seven assists versus Louisville (Mar. 4) ... Scored 14 points and had six assists against Nebraska in the WNIT (Mar. 17).

2003-04

Earned the start in all 32 of Marquette's games ... Led the squad in scoring and steals eight times, while dishing out a team-high in assists on 29 occasions ... Ranked second on the team in scoring (10.5) and was third among all players in Conference USA in assists (188) ... Capped off a victory against Drake (Nov. 22) with 15 points, including two crucial free throws with 8.7 seconds remaining which led to the victory ... After scoring 12 points against Evansville (Nov. 25), she recorded 20 points and eight rebounds against Oakland (Nov. 29) in the opening round of the Dead River Company Classic ... Added 11 points and six rebounds the next night out at Maine (Nov. 30) en route to being named Tournament MVP ... Dished out nine assists against Iowa (Dec. 5) ... Poured in 23 points at St. Bonaventure (Dec. 18) ... Contributed 13 points and nine assists against Dayton (Dec. 29) ... Chipped in with 11 points versus Cincinnati (Jan. 9) ... Put forth back-to-back double-digit assist efforts, with 10 and 11 assists, respectively, on the road at USF (Jan. 16) and UAB (Jan. 18) ... Had 13 points and nine assists against Southern Miss (Jan. 25) ... Pulled down 11 boards to go along with seven points and five dimes at Charlotte (Feb. 2) ... Registered eight points and seven assists against Memphis (Feb. 13) ... Connected on 8-of-13 shots from the floor, tying a career-high with 23 points against St. Louis (Feb. 15) ... Scored 12 points at TCU (Feb. 20) ... Had a solid all-around performance with 12 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Old Dominion ... In the second round, against Duke, tallied 13 points, seven assists and four rebounds vs. Duke.

2002-03

Earned the start at the point in every game as a freshman ... Scored in double-digits in 17 games, including a season-high 17 points at Wisconsin (Jan. 5) ... Made her collegiate debut against Dayton (Nov. 24), tallying eight points and four rebounds ... Had six points and six assists against Wis. Milwaukee (Nov. 26) ... Was a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line, en route to totaling 15 points against Chicago State (Dec. 6) ... Had back-to-back 16-point performances against Georgia State (Dec. 7) and LaSalle (Dec. 16) ... Against Georgia State, Kieger seven rebounds and seven assists ... In the LaSalle game, she registered her first collegiate double-double, grabbing 11 boards to go along with her 16 points ... Had 11 points and nine rebounds against Va. Commonwealth (Dec. 18) ... Dished out nine assists to go along with seven points and five rebounds against Sacred Heart (Dec. 21) ... Recorded 16 points, five assists, and four steals against Notre Dame (Dec. 31) ... Contributed 14 points and five rebounds versus Iowa State (Jan. 2) ... Shot 6-of-7 from the floor, scoring 17 points versus Wisconsin (Jan. 5) ... Had eight points and five rebounds versus Wis.-Green Bay (Jan. 8) before contributing eight points and six boards versus DePaul (Jan. 12) ... Tallied 13 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists against USF (Jan. 17) ... Put forth consecutive 14-point performances at St. Louis (Jan. 26) and at home against TCU (Jan. 31) ... Also grabbed eight boards and dished out six assists versus the Billikens ... Chipped in nine points and seven rebounds against Houston (Feb. 2) ... At Tulane (Feb. 7), Kieger swiped a career-best six steals to go along with seven points ... Poured in a career-high tying 23 points to go along with five rebounds, five assists, and three steals at Southern Miss (Feb. 9) ... Was 5-for-6 from the floor, scoring 14 points at home against East Carolina (Feb. 14) ... Scored 18 points, including going 6-for-8 from the field and 5-for-6 from the charity stripe, to go along with four rebounds and five assists at home versus Charlotte (Feb. 16) ... At Louisville (Feb. 21), had 11 points, six boards, and four assists ... Pulled down eight rebounds and chipped in with six points at DePaul (Mar. 2) ... In the opening game of the Conference USA tournament versus Memphis (Mar. 6), Kieger had 13 points and six rebounds ... Scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds versus Charlotte (Mar. 7) in the second round of the C-USA Tourney ... Registered eight points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals at Toledo in the first round of the WNIT (Mar. 20) ... Was 5-for-8 from the floor, scoring 14 points at Iowa in the second round of the WNIT.

Prior to Marquette

A six-time letterwinner during her junior high and high school career ... Was a three-time all-state and five time all-conference pick ... A finalist for the 2002 Minnesota Miss Basketball award ... Graduated as the all-time leading scorer in Minnesota 4A basketball history ... Led her Metropolitan area in scoring as a junior and a senior ... Surpassed the 2,000 point mark ... Averaged 27.6 points per game as a senior, scoring 745 points ... Also set a state record with 245 free throws made ... Averaged 21.0 points per game as a junior ... Also lettered in softball and soccer ... Graduated from Roseville H.S. with honors ... Member of the Target Leadership Program and was an Academic All-State selection.

Personal

Kieger was born August 17, 1983 ... Parents are Tony and Danielle ... Has three brothers - Tony, Cole, and Cory - and two sisters - Katie and Callie.


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