Kelley Siemon #50
AS A SENIOR: One of the team�s most athletic and talented players ... a starter in her first two seasons with the Irish, she flourished after regaining starting position in �00-01 ... won the BIG EAST Most Improved Player award ... also voted to honorable mention all-BIG EAST ... named to BIG EAST all-tournament team with team-high 14.7 scoring average on 59.4 field-goal percentage in three championship games ... selected to the Midwest Regional all-tournament team as she averaged 11.0 points and 6.5 rebounds ... scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in regional championship game against Vanderbilt ... played 39 minutes of the contest (tying a season-high and shot 8-11 from the field) ... solid player at both ends of the floor ... got down the floor extremely well in transition ... finished well on her offensive opportunities underneath the basket ... versatile athlete who incorporated a free-throw jumper into her offensive repertoire ... smart player with excellent court savvy ... had an overall game which complemented the Irish offensive and defensive scheme ... unselfish player who was one of the team�s better passers ... had excellent court vision, especially around the basket ... had a double-double against Georgia in the Coaches Against Cancer Classic (13 points, 11 rebounds) championship game ... turned in one of best games of her career vs. Rutgers (Feb. 20) with career-high 15 rebounds and game-high 19 points for second double-double of season ... led team in scoring for first time all season against Scarlet Knights ... also led team in scoring as Irish clinched share of BIG EAST title at Pittsburgh (17 points and eight rebounds) ... scored all six of her points vs. Valparaiso in a span of 53 seconds ... was second in scoring vs. Wisconsin with 21 points on 7-8 shooting from the field and 7-8 from the free throw line ... made one of two free throws with 6.1 seconds remaining vs. Georgia to seal the victory ... sat out first game of her 104-game career on Dec. 21 at Marquette due to a sprained knee ... played despite broken hand vs. Connecticut and scored 15 points and had eight rebounds and season-high five assists ... missed her second double-double of the season by one rebound vs. Rutgers (11 points, 9 rebounds) ... sat out Seton Hall, West Virginia and Providence games nursing her injured left hand ... returned to starting lineup vs. Boston College ... had season-high 12 rebounds vs. Pittsburgh ... had her best offensive game since Connecticut with 12 points vs. Syracuse ... scored 13 points and had seven rebounds vs. Georgetown ... made six of seven field goals and had 14 points vs. Hoyas in BIG EAST quarterfinals ... scored team-high 14 points and had team-high nine rebounds vs. Virginia Tech in semifinals ... poured in 16 points to go along with eight rebounds and two steals vs. Connecticut in final ... missed a double-double by just one rebound (13 points, 9 rebounds) in Irish win over Alcorn State in 1st round of NCAA tournament ... played 32 minutes in 2nd-round win against Michigan in the NCAA tournament, scoring 16 points and dishing out five assists ... scored six points and grabed six rebounds in 1 minutes against Utah in the Midwest Regional Semifinal ... played 39 minutes in the win over Vanderbilt, scoring 16 points on 8-11 shooting, hauling in seven rebounds, and dishing out five assists ... contributed 11 points and 6 assists in NCAA semifinal game vs. Connecticut ... grabbed nine rebounds and netted 10 points in 40 minutes in NCAA championship game vs. Purdue ... started 35 of 36 games.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 32 games and earned four starts ... averaged 6.7 points, and along with teammate Alicia Ratay, was the team�s second-leading rebounder at 5.0 rebounds per game ... leading rebounder in Notre Dame�s three NCAA tournament games as she averaged 7.3 boards per game in addition to 6.7 points ... nearly averaged double figures in both scoring in rebounding in first two NCAA tournament victories against San Diego and George Washington as she netted 9.0 points and grabbed 10.0 rebounds ... recorded double figure scoring in six games ... scored in double figures for the sixth time in first-round tournament contest versus San Diego as she netted 13 points in just 15 minutes ... hit all five of her field goal attempts ... tied her career high with 14 rebounds against George Washington ... also dished off a season-high five assists in the game ... recorded first double-double since her freshman year (and second of her career) when she scored 11 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against Boston College while playing a personal best 36 minutes ... scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds against Pittsburgh ... had a career-high 23-point performance against Providence as she hit 10 of 12 field goals and was three of six from the free-throw line ... also grabbed seven rebounds in the contest and dished off three assists (tying her season high) ... registered double figures for the second time in season when she scored a season-high 14 points against Pittsburgh in connecting on five of 10 shots from the field ... also grabbed four rebounds in the game ... made four starts � in the season opener against Toledo and versus Marquette, Georgetown and second meeting versus St. John�s ... scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds in win over North Carolina ... was three of three from the field and six of 11 from the free-throw line ... started season opener and played 29 minutes against Toledo, scoring six points and tying for team-high rebounding honors with seven ... scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds against West Virginia ... had eight points and four rebounds against Michigan State ... had six points, four rebounds and two assists against USC ... had four points and six rebounds versus Marquette ... scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in win over Georgetown ... netted six points, and grabbed five rebounds in second meeting versus Georgetown in addition to dishing off three assists and making a season-high two steals in the game ... dished off three assists and grabbed five rebounds against Seton Hall ... grabbed six rebounds against Syracuse ... had a season-high nine rebounds against St. John�s, while also scoring seven points and dishing off three assists in the victory ... scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds against Villanova ... scored six points and grabbed four rebounds against Rutgers ... named co-BIG EAST Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 7.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 30 of the 31 games she played in during 1998-99 season ... started the first 25 games of the campaign before missing first of the season in regular-season home finale versus Miami ... scored in double figures in four games � San Francisco, Seton Hall, West Virginia and LSU ... scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in second-round NCAA tournament game versus LSU ... had nine points and four rebounds in NCAA first-round win over Saint Mary�s ... netted a season-high 11 points versus the Mountaineers in second meeting between the two teams ... also added eight rebounds and a career-high six assists in the contest ... scored 10 points against the Lady Dons and Pirates ... grabbed a season high 10 rebounds in second meeting versus Syracuse ... prior to that game, her season high had been nine rebounds against Butler and Georgetown ... also scored eight points against the Hoyas ... dished off a career-high five assists in the UCLA and Duke contests ... scored six points and grabbed four rebounds against Villanova in first meeting ... hauled in seven rebounds versus South Florida ... scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds against Michigan State ... grabbed six rebounds against Pittsburgh and Villanova (second game) ... had eight points and seven rebounds against Seton Hall ... scored nine points, grabbed five rebounds and dished off four rebounds ... netted five points and six rebounds against the Providence on the road ... had eight points in BIG EAST Tournament championship game ... averaged 5.8 points and 5.0 rebounds ... traveled with the BIG EAST Women�s Basketball All-Star in the summer of 1999 and helped that squad to a 4-1 record, averaging 6.6 points and 4.6 rebounds.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 32 games and earned 30 starts ... started the first six games of the season ... the only two games she did not start were against Wisconsin and Rutgers (second meeting during the regular season) ... averaged 8.0 ppg. and 5.2 rpg. overall and 8.7 points and 8.7 rebounds in three NCAA tournament games ... grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds in Midwest Regional semifinal loss to Purdue ... scored a career-high 20 points while playing a personal-best 35 minutes in double overtime win at UCLA during the regular season ... tied Notre Dame record for best free-throw percentage (100.0) in a game when she hit 12 of 12 from the free-throw line ... posted her first career double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds against Georgetown ... had 16 points and seven rebounds against Providence in 19 minutes ... netted 15 points on six-of-10 shooting from the field against Syracuse ... hit seven of eight field goals from the field in scoring 14 points in loss at Miami ... scored 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished off three assists in first collegiate outing versus Butler ... also scored 11 points and grabbed three rebounds in win over Purdue ... netted 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in 28 minutes versus Duke ... made six of 11 free-throw attempts against the Blue Devils ... had seven points and five rebounds (tying a personal best) against Wisconsin�� had five points and five rebounds against UCSB ... scored eight points grabbed five rebounds in win at Pittsburgh ... netted 11 points (hit four of four field goals) and dished off a career-high four assists against St. John�s ... in second meeting of the season against the Red Storm, she had nine points and six rebounds ... also had four assists in the win over West Virginia ... grabbed nine rebounds against Boston College ... had six rebounds against Seton Hall ... scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds against Pittsburgh ... had nine points, six rebounds and a career-high three steals against Georgetown ... scored in double figures in 11 games ... played 25 minutes in second meeting against Connecticut despite a thigh bruise suffered in the Georgetown game ... scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in first round BIG EAST tournament win against St. John�s ... grabbed six rebounds in quarterfinal victory against Villanova and scored six points and hauled in seven rebounds in semifinal loss to Connecticut ... scored in double figures for the 10th time during the 1997-98 campaign when she netted 12 points, hitting five of eight shots from the field in first round of NCAA versus Southwest Missouri State ... also grabbed six rebounds and tied her career high with three steals in the game ... scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in victory over Texas Tech.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Named honorable mention USA Today All-American ... two-time all-state, all-metro and all-city selection who averaged 21.0 ppg. and 11.0 rpg. in her senior year at Edina High School ... four-year starter on that team which won three straight Classic Lake championships and compiled a 63-12 record in her first three seasons ... Edina finished as the regional runner-up three straight years (1994-96) ... named to the all-state and all-city teams as a junior and senior ... all-time leading scorer (male or female at Edina) with more than 1,418 points ... also finished as the school�s all-time leading rebounder (963 rebounds) ... three-time all-conference selection ... averaged 17.0 ppg. and 12.0 rpg. as a junior in leading Edina to the regional finals and 21-4 overall mark ... selected to play in the Minnesota All-Star Game ... helped her 17-&-under AAU team to two national championships in 1997 and 1995 ... selected Metro Defensive MVP ... one of 10 finalists for Miss Basketball in Minnesota ... named to the all-tournament team at the End of Trail Tournament ... was also a standout volleyball player ... holds school record for blocks in a game (22) ... three-time all-conference honoree in that sport ... twice earned team MVP honors in both basketball and volleyball ... captained both teams as a senior ... born Feb. 28, 1979 ... Received her bachelor�s degree in sociology from Notre Dame in May, 2001.