Coach Dacko On Cleo ...
"Cleo is a very versatile, well-rounded player. She will fill a lot of holes for us. She brings a great deal of intensity and an outstanding work ethic. Cleo is shooting the ball much better and that is a key. For us to be successful, Cleo needs to score. That is the bottom line."
Played in 24 games, making 19 starts ... missed four games with a stress fracture ... averaged 2.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game ... a .328 shooter from the field and a .615 shooter from the free throw line ... scored a career-high eight points vs. Vermont ... poured in five points at Toledo, vs. Memphis and vs. St. Bonaventure ... scored four points vs. Saint Joseph's, vs. Rhode Island and vs. La Salle ... also recorded a bucket vs. Sacred Heart, at Rhode Island, vs. Northeastern, at Florida, vs. Michigan and at Xavier ... tied a career-high with seven rebounds vs. Villanova, vs. St. Bonaventure and at Dayton ... pulled down six boards vs. Saint Joseph's and La Salle ... hauled in five rebounds at Toledo, at Rhode Island, at Florida, vs. Michigan, vs. Temple and at St. Bonaventure ... pulled down four rebounds vs. Vermont ... dished out a season-high four assists vs. Vermont, vs. Michigan and at Dayton ... handed out three helpers vs. Northeastern and at St. Bonaventure ... tallied two assists at Florida, vs. Memphis, vs. Saint Joseph's, vs. Temple and vs. La Salle twice ... had a blocked shot vs. Villanova and vs. Saint Joseph's ... recorded a season-high three steals vs. St. Bonaventure, at Dayton and vs. Rhode Island ... credited with two steals vs. Vermont, at New Hampshire and at Fordham.
Played in all 30 games, making 21 starts ... averaged 21.4 minutes, 1.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... dished out 38 assists and had 41 steals ... tied a career-high with seven rebounds vs. Rider and at Richmond ... had a career-high five steals vs. Dayton ... had a career-high three blocks at St. Bonaventure ... scored four points vs. Saint Peter's, vs. New Hampshire and at Duquesne ... had a season-high four assists vs. Saint Peter's and Richmond ... named to the Athletic Council and Athletic Director Honor Rolls.
Saw action in all 29 games, averaging 20.2 minutes of play per contest ... started the final 12 games of the season ... averaged 1.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game ... ranked fourth among her teammates with 25 steals ... recorded season-highs against Rhode Island with seven points at the Mullins Center and seven rebounds on the Rams' home court ... had a career-high six assists vs. St. Bonaventure.
Prior to UMass:
A graduate of West Humber (Ontario) Collegiate Institute (2000) ... played for head coach Ro Russell ... an Honor Roll student ... scored 17.8 points and added seven assists per game as a senior (1999-2000) ... averaged 18.5 points and seven assists as a junior (1998-99) ... selected co-MVP as a freshman.
Born Cleo Marie Foster on November 15, 1980, in Toronto, Ontario ... daughter of Douglas and Barbara Foster ... a Psychology major.
Cleo Foster at UMass