Women's Basketball


45   Alison MacFarland
Alison MacFarland


Brick, N.J.

High School:
St. John Vianney




A solid guard who brings veteran playing experience to the line-up...Can shoot from long range and play in transition...Will serve as one of the team's tri-captains along with Kathy Coyner and Jaywana Bradley...Has good speed and quickness.

IN 1998-99: Started in all 30 games...Was fourth on the team in scoring with 9.2 points per game...Ranked second on the team in free throw percentage at .833...Served as team tri-captain...Was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the spring...Had game-high 16 points including a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line, and three steals in win over Duquesne....Scored team-high 15 points including going 7-of-7 from free-throw line vs. Virginia Tech...Recorded 15 points on 7-of-9 field goal shooting and a career-high eight assists in win over Fordham...Scored game-high 18 points and hauled in seven rebounds in home win over Rhode Island...Had team-highs of 14 points (including two three-pointers), six rebounds and five assists against George Washington...Scored 18 points going 8-of-10 from the floor, including two threes, in win over La Salle...Scored 14 points including going 7-of-8 from the free-throw line against St. John's.

IN 1997-98: Played in all 30 games, starting 18...Second on the team in points scored (302) and field goals (110)... Averaged 10.1 points and 3.5 rebound per game...Was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the spring...Tossed in 13 points and pulled down six rebounds against Iowa in the NCAA Tournament...Scored a team-high 22 points, connecting on 7-of-14 field goals and 3-of-4 from beyond the three-point arch, and pulled down a season-high seven rebounds in the win at St. Bonaventure...One of three players to score in double figures, with 10 points, and added six rebounds in the win at St. Joseph's...Led UMass with 20 points in the win at home over St. Bonaventure... Scored 15 points and blocked a career high two shots against Xavier... Named to the Citizen's Bank Classic All-Tournament team...Led UMass with 16 points in the win over Dartmouth...Scored a career-high 24 points, on 8-of-16 shooting from the field, including four three-pointers to lead the Minutewomen over St. John's.

IN 1996-97: Appeared in all 28 games, starting 13 as a true freshman...Averaged 7.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest... Scored a season high 19 points on 3-of-4 three-pointers, while pulling down five rebounds, in win over Hartford...Scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in win over UNLV...Scored 17 points, including three three-pointers in loss to Kent...Scored 17 points on 5-of-5 shooting (2-of-2 three-pointers) in win at Temple...Pulled down career-high eight rebounds in win over St. Bonaventure...Scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds in win over Dayton...Was a member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in both the fall and the spring.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year starter for St. John Vianney High...Played for Coach Nick Russo...Led Lancers to three-straight Shore Conference and Parochial Championships...Was a first-team All-Monmouth County and All-Shore selection as a senior...Averaged 12.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists as a senior...Helped her team to a 106-18 record in her four-year career.

PERSONAL: Full Name is Alison Mary MacFarland...Born December 12, 1977 in Point Pleasant, N.J...Daughter of Thomas and Joan MacFarland...A Sport Management major.

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