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Kelly Nadeau
Kelly Nadeau


Hudson, N.H.

High School:




2002-03: Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for the second straight season... One of just three players to start all 29 games... Finished fourth on the team with 7.8 points per game... Led the team with 93 assists, ranking eighth in Conference USA in assists per game... Also led the team with 64 steals, the highest Tulane single-season total since former All-American Grace Daley posted 75 thefts in 2000... Ranked seventh in the conference in steals per game, while also ranking in the Top 15 in three-pointers made and three-point field goal percentage... Had perhaps her top all-around game with 17 points, thanks in part to five three-pointers, six assists and a school-record eight steals in Tulane's win over TCU on ESPN2... Played all 40 minutes in that contest... Started the season with 14 points and four assists in the road win over James Madison... Was 6-of-7 from the floor as part of a 16-point outing against UNC Greensboro in the DoubleTree Classic... Also added 16 points in the road win over UAB... Was the Wave's top scorer in six games, including against Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament... Had at least one assist in every game and played in 25 games with at least two assists.

2001-02: Earned a spot on the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll... Played in all 35 games, earning 22 starts... Moved into the starting point guard spot in the second half of the campaign, making 19 consecutive starts to close the season... Averaged 6.0 points and 2.3 rebounds while finishing second on the team with 109 assists... Led the Green Wave with 59 steals... Started the season with nine assists against High Point... Scored in double figures for the first time with 12 points and five assists against Penn... Had 11 points at Drake... Also added 11 points at home against Virginia... Had a well-rounded game against Boston University, with six points, seven rebounds, seven assists and six steals... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from behind the three-point line as part of a 16-point effort against UNO... Grabbed five steals a game later against Memphis... Had 10 points, four assists and a pair of blocked shots against Louisville... Scored 12 points, had five rebounds, three assists and four steals at Southern Miss... Scored a season-high 18 points against Charlotte... Totaled 22 assists in four games during the Conference USA Tournament, including eight against both DePaul and No. 23 TCU... Grabbed seven steals against UAB in the first round of the C-USA Tournament... Added nine points in the second-round win over DePaul... Had 10 points and six assists in the win over No. 18 Colorado State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Was perfect from the free throw line nine times... Had at least one assist in 30 of 35 games.

2000-01: Saw action in all 32 games, earning a start against cross-town rival UNO... Led the Green Wave with a 41.0 three-point field goal percentage... Also connected on 41.8 percent of her shots from the floor and 71.0 percent of her free throw attempts... Averaged 4.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game... Finished fourth on the team with 57 assists... One of just four players to finish the season with more assists than turnovers... Grabbed a career high five rebounds in her first collegiate game against Grambling in the Preseason WNIT... Also handed out five assists and scored three points while committing just one turnover against Grambling... Dished out five more assists against Nicholls State... Connected on 3-of-4 three-point attempts against UNO for 12 points in her only start of the year... Followed that with an impressive 6-of-7 performance from behind the arc as part of a 22-point, four assist, two steal effort against Alabama... Handed out a career high seven assists, to go along with seven points, in the win against Boston University... Recorded her first career blocked shot in the Wave's win over William & Mary in the first round of the DoubleTree Classic... Added eight points against Hartford in the DoubleTree Classic championship game... Began Conference USA play with 12 points, two assists and three steals on the road against Southern Miss, connecting on a perfect 3-of-3 shots from behind the three-point line... Had seven points, two assists and two steals without a turnover in 24 minutes of work at home against South Florida... Added three assists and four rebounds against Houston... Scored nine points and grabbed a career high four steals in the road win against Memphis... Also had nine points in the road win against Marquette... Handed out four assists and scored seven points in the home win against UAB... Tied her career high with five rebounds in the regular season finale against Southern Miss... Recorded two or more assists in 16 games... Also played in 17 games with one or fewer turnovers, including 10 games without committing a miscue... Made 10 of her first 13 shots from behind the three-point arc (76.9 percent).

Prep: Earned four letters for coach Karen Bonney at Alvirne High School... Was an honorable mention All-American by USA Today as a senior and was a 1998 and 1999 Street & Smith's honorable mention All-American... Earned the Miss New Hampshire basketball title and was a three-time first-team All-State selection... Was also named the New Hampshire Scholastic Player of the Year by the Boston Globe... Selected to play in the New Hampshire-Vermont All-Star game as a senior... Was listed as one of the Top 75 prep players in the nation by Fast Break magazine... Attended the WBCA Super Select Camp in Atlanta before her senior season... Chosen as the Most Valuable Player on the basketball team... Averaged 15 points, six assists and four rebounds... Was a preseason All-American selection by USA Today... Picked up Nashua Telegraph Athlete of the Week honors during each of her four season... Was a first-team selection by the Nashua Telegraph and Lowell Sun... Selected as the Most Valuable Player at the Haverhill Christmas Basketball Tournament as a senior... Also four letters playing on the soccer team... Earned second-team All-State honors as a goalkeeper and set a school record for shutouts in a season... Was selected as the soccer team's Most Valuable Player... Also picked up four letters with the tennis team, playing No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles... Was a member of Alvirne's 1998 state championship team... Played AAU basketball with the New Hampshire Crusaders... Was a member of the National Honor Society... Selected to Who's Who Among American High School Athletes... Won the 2000 New Hampshire High School Women's Athletic/Academic Award.

Personal: Kelly Elizabeth Nadeau was born April 11, 1982 in Nashua, New Hampshire... The daughter of Denis and Susan Nadeau.