Women's Basketball

 
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Kelly Scanlon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ballston Lake, N.Y.

High School:
Shenendehowa

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

Kelly Scanlon

1999-00: Played in all 32 games, starting the first 18 contests of the year... Averaged 2.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game... Registered a positive assist-to-turnover ratio for the third time in her career... Played in 24 games with one or fewer turnovers, including seven games without a miscue... Scored a season-high nine points in games against Big East foes Miami and Georgetown... Connected on three three-pointers in each contest... Entered the game with just four career blocked shots, but recorded three rejections against Providence... Dished out six assists, with just one turnover, in the win against Texas A&M... Scored seven points in the win at UAB, including two free throws inside in the final seconds to seal the victory... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the line in the win over the Lady Blazers... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in the C-USA Tournament win over UNC Charlotte... Pulled down five rebounds against UNC Asheville and Saint Louis... Scored seven points on 3-of-3 shooting in the Conference USA Tournament semifinal win against Cincinnati... Added five points and two assists without committing a turnover in the Fox Sports Net road win over Memphis... Connected on 42.9 percent of her shots during the Conference USA Tournament... Picked up her offensive production down the stretch after Salome Hector went down with an injury... Had averaged 2.2 points per game before Hector's injury, but averaged 3.5 points over the last 11 games of the season...

1998-99: Sat out the entire season as a medical redshirt after injuring her Achilles tendon during preseason conditioning work-outs.

1997-98: Played in all 28 games and split the starting point guard duties with senior Rodnelle Hadley, making 15 starts... Averaged 4.1 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game... Played an average of 24.0 minutes-per-game, third-best on the team... Ranked third on the team with 66 assists... Was one of four players to finish with a positive assist-to-turnover ratio... Tied for second on the squad with 24 three-pointers...Played 18 games committing one or fewer turnovers, including three straight games without a miscue... Played nine games without committing a turnover at all... Was 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the win against LSU...Recorded a blocked shot against South Alabama, one of a school-record 12 rejections turned in by the Wave against the Lady Jaguars... Had six assists and a steal at Marquette... Was 3-for-4 from behind the arc for nine points against Appalachian State... Had four steals in the regular-season finale at Southern Miss... Played a career-high 38 minutes with four assists and three rebounds in the overtime win at Cincinnati... Added a key overtime blocked shot against the Bearcats to help give Tulane the win... Also had four assists and two steals in the following game - a win over eventual C-USA champ Memphis... Added four assists for the third straight game, along with three steals and five rebounds, in the win against UAB... Started the final eight games of the season.

1996-97: Named to C-USA all-Freshman Team...Played in 30 of 31 games, earning 25 starts...Averaged 3.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game... Finished second on the team with 68 assists, averaging 2.3 per game... Was one of three players to finish the season with a positive assist-to-turnover ratio... Played six games without committing a turnover... Recorded a career-high seven assists against Southern Miss... Scored a career-best 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 3-of-4 accuracy from the three-point line, dished out four assists and recorded two steals against South Florida... Also had 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including a 3-of-5 performance from beyond the arc, against Louisville... Finished with five points and five assists, without committing a turnover, in 23 minutes of action against Iowa State in her first career start...Also had five assists without a turnover, while adding six points against UNC Greensboro...Grabbed six rebounds in the C-USA opener against Memphis... Scored nine points, dished out three assists and grabbed three rebounds against UNC Charlotte... Had five assists against UAB... Recorded her first career blocked shot at Saint Louis.

Prep: Four-year letter-winner for the Plainsmen of Shenendehowa High School... Named Gatorade New York Player of the Year and all-area her senior year... Named all-state junior and senior years... Had a high school career record of 86-11... Sectional champion in the 400m hurdles (1:04.9)... Track team ranked 21st in the nation in her senior season.

Personal: Born April 11, 1978, in Schenectady, N.Y... Parents are William and Barbara Scanlon... Full name is Kelly Diane Scanlon...Her sister, Jennifer, played basketball at Duke while her brother, Todd, ran track at Dartmouth... Her father coached basketball at Union College... Member of National Honor Society, Honor Roll and Peer Mediator/Counselors at Shenendehowa... Graduated in May of 2000 and is now pursuing a Master's of Public Health.

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