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April 13, 2017
New York City

Ellen Nystrom

College/Country: Colorado State
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1
Birthdate: Sept. 15, 1993
Birthplace: Lulea, Sweden
High School: Lulea Gymnasieskola (Lulea, Sweden)
(Image courtesy of Colorado State)

Two-time Mountain West POY (2016, ‘17); 4-time All-MWC First Team and All-MWC All-Defensive Team. Passed former WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon as CSU’S leader in career assists; also owns CSU season and game asst. marks (16 vs. Fresno St. 3/11/2016). Set MWC career starts mark, surpassing former Utah Utes and WNBA players Kim Smith, Shona Thorburn (128 ea.) … 2016-17: First MWC player to repeat as conf. POY since 2006 (Kim Smith, Utah). Helped CSU become first men’s/women’s team in MWC history to win 4 straight reg. seas. titles. Ranked No. 2 in conf in spg; 3rd/tie in apg, 5th in ppg, pacing Rams in each, as well as in rebounding … 2015-16: Conf POY led Rams to their first AP Poll ranking and first NCAA Trnmnt since 2002, as well as a perfect 18-0 MWC mark. Led conf. in total assts (186, topping Hammon’s CSU mark set in 1998-99) and in Assts/TO ratio (2.3); was 2nd in def. rebounds. Sank game-tying and go-ahead FTs and had CSU-record 16 assts. in MWC title game win over FSU …  2014-15: Led Rams in total boards; No. 2 in MWC in def. boards … 2013-14: First CSU player with triple-double (11p, 14r, 10a vs. SJ State) … PREP: Payed for Sweden’s Northland Basketball from 2011-2013 and with various levels of the national program … MISC: With Ryun Williams in as Rams’ HC, the staff looked to a contact asst. coach Tim Moser had in the Scandinavian region to recruit Elin Gustavsson, who in turn helped lead them to Nystrom.

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