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April 13, 2017
New York City

Kelsey Plum

College/Country: Washington
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8
Birthdate: Aug. 24, 1994
Birthplace: Poway, Calif.
High School: La Jolla Country Day (Poway, Calif.)
(Image courtesy of Washington)

Set NCAA women’s record for career pts (3,527) and pts. in a season (1,109), surpassing marks of Missouri State’s Jackie Stiles. Career pts total is 2nd overall in NCAA history (men’s and women’s) behind Pete Maravich’s 3,667. Also set women’s career FTM mark. Has been called “James Harden of the women’s game,” and like Harden is lefty. Upon breaking career pts. record, received tweets from Harden, Steve Kerr, Danny Ainge, Gov. Jay Inslee, Megan Rapinoe and more.  Two-time All-America First Team. Four-time All-Pac-12; Pac-12’s FTM leader for career, season. UW career 3PFGM leader. Set UW season pts mark as a frosh, topping it each year thereafter …  2016-17: Assoc. Press nat’l POY; winner of the Naismith and Wade honors as nation’s top player; a unanimous All-America First Team pick; and Pac-12 POY.

Her 31.7 ppg and C. Osahor’s 15.3 rpg made them first teammates to lead nation in scoring, rebounding in same season in women’s NCAA history.  Became all-time women’s D-1 scoring leader 2/25/17 with Pac-12 record 57 pts vs. Utah on Sr. Night.  Improved FG% from .405 as junior to.529 and 3PFG% from .333 to .428 … 2015-16:  All-America First Team by multiple outlets; led Pac-12 in scoring (4th, DI); led DI in FTM, FTA. Became fastest player in Pac-12 history to reach 2,000 pts … 2014-15: All-Pac-12; led conf. in ppg; set UW game record with 45 pts at Okla. … 2013-14: Pac-12 Frosh of Year; All-Pac-12 … PREP: First Team All-State, San Diego area Athlete of Year as sr. … MISC: Mother Katie, sisters Kaitlyn and Lauren all played college volleyball; father Jim was QB at SD State; brother, Dan, is a TE at UC-Davis. In summer 2012 was recruited by then Loyola Marymout asst. Jackie Stiles.  Was made a UW co-capt. as a frosh when HC Mike Neighbors’ staff listed 28 traits on a board and placed Plum’s name beside 24.  Last summer played pickup gyms with former NBA guard Nate Robinson and in own regular workouts refused to leave gym until making 500 shots.

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