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Kelly Faris - Connecticut
Helped UConn reach Final Four in each of her first three seasons. Departs UConn ranked fifth among Huskies in career steals behind a foursome of players who went on to play in the WNBA (Nykesha Sales, Jennifer Rizzotti, Maya Moore, and Svetlana Abrasimova). 2012-13: Capped career by earning All-BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors and an All-BIG EAST Second Team berth. Through 33 games (3/12/13) was Huskies' leader in steals (4th in BIG EAST) and assists for second straight year; ranked fourth in scoring. Became only fourth Huskie ever to start 100 straight games, joining Renee Montgomery (140), Rizzotti (138), Jamelle Elliott (106). 2011-12: Led Huskies in assists, was second in steals, as UConn reached Final Four for a fifth straight time (her third straight). 2010-11: The All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention pick teamed with Moore and another future WNBA player, Tiffany Hayes, helping Huskies to Final Four. Led team in minutes played and was second in assists and steals. 2009-10: BIG EAST All-Rookie Team pick; saw action in every game alongside a trove of future WNBA players, including No. 1 overall picks Tina Charles and Moore, as well as Kalana Greene and Hayes, as UConn defeated Stanford for national title. PREP: Part of four state championship teams.