Women's Basketball


43   Caroline Nehls
Caroline Nehls


Randolph, N.J.

High School:
Randolph High School




2000-2001 Season: Played in all 29 games, starting 19 ... led the team from the field, shooting 44.1 percent (75-for-170) ... finished third in team rebounding (4.4 per game) and fifth in scoring (5.9 per game) ... led the team in blocks eight times, rebounding three times ... had 23 steals, good for second among her teammates and seventh in the Atlantic 10 ... had a career-high 64 offensive rebounds, ranking her second on the team, 11th in the conference ... had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds against Holy Cross (Nov. 26) ... went seven-for-eight (.875) at Fordham (Feb. 8) a season-best for the Minutewomen in field goal percentage ... scored double-digits in four games including a season-high 17 versus Rhode Island in the first round of the conference championship (March 2) ... also had a double-digit rebound game against George Washington (Feb. 16) with 10 ... eight of those 10 rebounds at George Washington were defensive and marked a career-high ... a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and Excercise Science Club ... Athletic Council Honor Roll and Dean's List (Spring, 2001) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll (Fall, 2000 & Spring 2001).

1999-2000 Season: Started all 29 games for UMass, averaging 23.6 minutes per game ... played a season-high 34 minutes at Holy Cross (Nov. 23), versus New Hampshire (Nov. 30) and versus Dayton (Jan. 16) ... led the team in blocks with a career-high 32 ... averaged 4.7 rebounds per game, finishing third in that category ... also finished third in shooting, sinking a career-best 46 percent (81-177) ... finished sixth in scoring with 6.4 points per games ... finished third among all conference players with 1.10 blocks per game ... scored in the double-digits five times ... led the team with a career-high 20 points against Boston College (Nov. 27), 18 versus Dayton (Jan. 16) and 16 at St. Bonaventure (Jan. 23) ... hit a season-high nine field goal attempts versus Boston College ... went a perfect six-for-six from the line against Dayton (Jan. 16) ... pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds versus William & Mary (Dec. 29) ... recorded a season-high four offensive boards four times and seven defensive rebounds versus William & Mary.

1998-1999 Season: Played in 22 games, starting 10 ... was sidelined in the middle of the year with a stress fracture in her right foot ... registered nine points and five rebounds against Xavier in Atlantic 10 quarterfinals ... scored six points in 10 minutes in a UMass win over St. Bonaventure ... had six points and five rebounds versus Texas A&M ... tallied 11 points and five rebounds against Minnesota ... registered first career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds at Hawaii ... had eight points and four rebounds in UMass debut against St. John's ... was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in both the fall and the spring.

Prior to UMass: A graduate of Randolph (N.J.) High School (1998) ... earned three letters in basketball ... played for Mike Rossi and Don Grant ... averaged 16.8 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists as a senior ... was a first team Iron Hills Conference and coaches all-county selection as a junior and a senior ... was a first team all-State Group 4 and a USA Today all-New Jersey honorable mention selection ... an all-state third team selection as a junior ... was an all-county and all-conference selection as a sophomore ... was team captain as a senior ... also earned four letters in track ... lettered in basketball and track at Midlothian High School in Midlothian, Virginia as a freshman.

Personal: Born Caroline Elizabeth Nehls on July 10, 1980, in Bridgeport, Conn. ... daughter of Richard and Madeleine Nehls ... enrolled in the School of Public Health and Sciences, majoring in exercise science.

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