15 Kathy Coyner
Co-captain ... has developed into a fine point guard ... possesses good speed and quickness and strong ball handling skills ... has tremendous work ethic ... will be the court leader for the team this year... a good shooter with range.
Played in 26 of the 29 games, starting 25 of them ... averaged 35.7 minutes of play ... played the entire game at St. Bonaventure (Jan. 23) and at Temple (Feb. 6) ... led the team with 150 assists ... finished 27th nationally with 5.8 assists per game ... hit 64 of 81 attempts from the line, shooting a team-leading .790 ... finished fourth in scoring with 8.1 points per game ... scored in the double-digits eight times ... led the team in scoring four times including a season-high 20 points against Stanford (Dec. 12) ... hit a season-high five field goals, four three-pointers and six free throws in that game ... also had a season-best six rebounds versus Stanford ... went a perfect 6-6 from the line at Holy Cross (Nov. 23) ... recorded 11 assists at St. Bonaventure (Jan. 9) and 10 against Stanford ... had a season-high four steals versus. New Hampshire (Nov. 30) and at Rhode Island (Feb. 27).
Started all 30 games ... averaged 36.4 minutes per game ... was the team's second-leading scorer with 11.0 points per game ... had three double-digit assist performances ... had 22 double-digit point games ... second on the team in three pointers made (33) ... scored season-high 18 points (8-of-8 FT's) and dished out six assists versus Georgia ... registered a double-double with 13 points and a career-high 13 assists in win over Colgate ... scored team-high 17 points and dished-out eight assists against Richmond ... tallied 10 points, eight assists, six rebounds and two steals versus. St. Joseph's ... registered 14 points, five assists, four rebounds and season-high four steals in win over Temple ... recorded team-high 15 points, including 3-of-5 three-pointers, nine assists and four rebounds in win over Dayton ... registered second double-double of season with 12 points and game-high 10 assists in win over St. Bonaventure ... named WHMP/UMass Athlete-of-the-Week on Feb. 3 ... registered team-high 15 points and game-high seven assists versus. St. Joseph's ... recorded 15 points, five rebounds and game-high six assists in win over Duquesne ... registered 10 points, game-high eight assists, five rebounds and two steals in win over St. Bonaventure ... recorded third double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 assists against Xavier in Atlantic 10 quarterfinals ... was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in both the fall and the spring of last year.
Played in 30 games, earned two starts ... led the team in three-point field goals (28) and in free throw percentage (.756) ... averaged 7.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... scored 12 points and added six rebounds against Iowa in the NCAA Tournament ... tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points in the win against Xavier in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals ... scored a career-high 22 points in the win against George Washington ... established a new career high with seven steals against Fordham ... matched her season high with three, three-point field goals at St. Bonaventure ... scored 15 points, connecting on 5-of-8 shots from the field, including 3-of-5 from beyond the three-point arc against Dayton ... led the team in scoring with 13 points and added six rebounds at Fordham ... started her first collegiate game against Xavier and scored six points ... recorded three steals and recorded her first collegiate blocked shot against St. John's ... scored six points and pulled down a career-high five rebounds against Wagner in her first collegiate contest ... was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in both the fall and the spring semesters.
Prior to UMass
A graduate of Belpre High School (1997) ... played for coach Dave Wilcoxen ... averaged 23 points and 8.5 steals per game as a senior ... was a four-time first-team Southeast District and Tri-Valley Conference selection ... was also a two-time all-District 12 selection ... a two-time Ohio All-State second-team selection ... named District 12 Player-of-the-Year in 1997 and Tri-Valley Conference MVP in 1996 and 1997 ... was the Marietta Times MVP in 1996 and 1997 held school records for points (1,817), assists (614), and steals (400).
Born Katherine June Coyner on April 20, 1979 in Parkersburg, W. Va. ... daughter of Tom and Connie Coyner... enrolled in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, majoring in biochemistry.