Stanford Women's Basketball Hosts Oregon State
Feb. 9, 2001
STREAKING CARDINAL SHOOTS FOR SEVENTH STRAIGHT WIN:
The Stanford women's basketball team (13-7 overall, 7-3 Pac-10) looks to extend its winning streak to seven games when it plays host to Oregon State (11-9, 3-7) on Saturday night at Maples Pavilion ... The Cardinal, which has not lost since a Jan. 13 defeat at Oregon, has reeled off a season-best six-straight victories ... The streak is the Cardinal's longest since it won seven straight from Jan. 21-Feb. 14 of 1999 ... Stanford will also be looking to avenge a 81-65 loss to the Beavers on January 11 in Corvallis, which was Stanford's first loss to OSU since 1995 ... The Cardinal, which has won 10 of 11 at Maples this season and 21 of 23 dating back to last season, has never lost to the Beavers at Maples Pavilion (14-0).
STANFORD VS. OREGON STATE:
Stanford has won 24 of the 30 meetings between the schools, and is a perfect 14-0 against OSU on The Farm ... On Jan. 11 of this year, the Beavers snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Cardinal with an 81-65 victory in Corvallis ... In that contest, Oregon State used runs of 11-0 and 14-0 to build a 28-point lead (39-11) just 12:26 into the contest ... Stanford, which committed a school record tying 30 turnovers in the game, cut the lead to seven (65-58) with 3:45 remaining but could get no closer ... Prior to that, OSU had not defeated Stanford since Feb. 4, 1995 ... Last year at Maples (Jan. 13), Stanford overcame an early 19-6 deficit to roll to a 78-58 victory ... The Cardinal pulled away to the win by scoring 18 of the game's final 22 points.
TARA VANDERVEER RECORDS 200TH PAC-10 VICTORY:
Stanford University women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer reached yet another milestone with the Cardinal's win over Washington on Jan. 25 ... The victory made VanDerveer the first women's basketball coach in Pac-10 history to record 200 conference victories ... In 13-plus seasons (VanDerveer took the 1995-96 season off to coach the gold-medal winning United States Olympic Team), she has compiled an impressive 204-40 (.836) Pac-10 record and eight conference titles ... Earlier this season (Nov. 26), VanDerveer reached another coaching milestone when a 73-65 victory over Pacific made her just the 17th coach in Division I women's basketball history to record 500 career wins ... In 21-plus seasons on collegiate sidelines, VanDerveer is an amazing 510-149 (.774) ... In 14-plus seasons on The Farm, she is 358-98 (.785) and has led Stanford to two NCAA Championships (1989-90 & 1991-92) and five NCAA Final Four appearances ... The three-time National Coach of the Year has led Stanford to 11 20-win seasons in her last 12 years, including nine campaigns of 25 victories or more ... VanDerveer led the United States to the gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and has compiled an 88-8 (.917) record with four gold medals and one bronze in seven international assignments.
Freshman Susan King (Richfield, MN/Academy of Holy Angels) was declared out for the year on Dec. 30 after an MRI revealed a near complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee ... King suffered the injury in the first half of the squad's Dec. 27 overtime loss at Oklahoma.
Game #20 - Stanford 63, #23 (Coaches)/NR (AP) Oregon 54 (Feb. 8 @ Maples Pavilion):
Stanford increased its home winning streak over Oregon to 14 games with the nine-point victory ... Stanford took the lead for good late in the first half when it used a 14-2 run to turn a 16-15 deficit into a 29-18 advantage ... The Ducks stayed close, however, and cut the deficit to one at 50-49 with only 3:01 remaining ... But Stanford scored the next eight points, highlighted by two 3-pointers from Lauren St. Clair (Philadelphia, PA/Mt. St. Joseph's Academy), to take a commanding 58-49 lead with 1:23 remaining ... St. Clair finished with a team-high 14 points, and was 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in the final 20 minutes ... Junior Enjoli Izidor (Seattle, WA/Roosevelt HS) added 12 points - marking her third straight game in double figures - and Nicole Powell (Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe HS) added nine points, five rebounds and five assists ... Stanford also out-rebounded the Ducks 39-32, and has won the battle of the boards in each of the last seven games.
Game #19 - Stanford 89, USC 75 (Feb. 4 @ Los Angeles Sports Arena):
The Cardinal raced out to a 26-point halftime lead and never looked back en route to its sixth road sweep over USC and UCLA in the last seven seasons ... Stanford, which never trailed in the game, jumped out to leads of 9-1, 27-12 and 46-23 en route to a 55-29 halftime advantage ... Stanford shot a blistering 72.7 (24-of-33) percent in the first half, including a 12-of-14 (85.7 percent) effort from its starting five ... The Women of Troy, on the other hand, shot just 29.4 (10-of-34) percent in the first half, and its starters made only 2-of-16 (12.5 percent) attempts ... The Cardinal extended the lead to a game-high 32 (63-31) with 17:15 remaining, and was never seriously threatened the rest of the way ... Stanford, which has won seven straight at USC, was led by 28 points and a season-high eight rebounds off the bench from Lindsey Yamasaki (Oregon City, OR/Oregon City HS) ... The junior was 10-of-13 from the floor, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range, and 6-of-7 from the free throw line ... Nicole Powell added 18 points, six rebounds and five assists, while senior Sarah Dimson (Norman, OK/Norman HS) added 15 on 6-of-9 shooting, Enjoli Izidor 13 and Bethany Donaphin (New York, NY/Horace Mann HS) 10 on 5-of-6 from the floor ... Stanford shot 56.9 (33-of-58) percent in the contest, compared to 31.2 (24-of-77) percent for the hosts.Game #18 - Stanford 60, UCLA 52 (Feb. 2 @ Pauley Pavilion): Freshman Nicole Powell had 18 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to give Stanford six wins in its last seven tries in Westwood ... Stanford scored the first 14 points of the game, thanks to five points from Powell and four from senior Sarah Dimson, while the Bruins did not get on the scoreboard until the 14:26 mark ... UCLA got no closer than eight points (16-8) the rest of the half, and the visitors took a 34-18 advantage into the locker room ... The Bruins scored the first eight points of the second half, and eventually cut the lead all the way down to one (45-44) with 5:46 remaining ... But the Cardinal scored the next seven points, highlighted by a 3-pointer from junior Lauren St. Clair, to take control for good ... In addition to Powell's fifth double-double in eight Pac-10 games, junior Lindsey Yamasaki added 12 points and freshman Chelsea Trotter (San Dimas, CA/Brea-Olinda HS) a career-high 10 for the Cardinal ... Stanford also held Pac-10 scoring leader Michelle Greco to just 12 points (eight below her average) on 6-of-18 shooting.
Stanford is not ranked in either poll for the fourth straight week ... Stanford, which was ranked in both polls from the preseason through Jan. 8, is currently 30th in the Coaches Poll (26 votes) and tied for 34th in the AP Poll (8 votes) ... Earlier this season (Dec. 18), the Cardinal achieved a No. 14 ranking in the AP Poll, which was its highest since it entered the 1997-98 NCAA Tournament at No. 5 ... Oregon State is not ranked.
Stanford is 13-7 overall and 7-3 in the Pacific-10 Conference after a 63-54 upset win over #23 (Coaches)/NR (AP) Oregon on Thursday night at Maples Pavilion ... The Cardinal has won six straight overall to move from a tie for eighth place in the conference to a tie for second ... Stanford held the Ducks to just 38.5 (20-of-52) shooting from the floor, which was the ninth time this season a Cardinal opponent has shot below 40 percent ... Stanford has also held its last 11 opponents to under 50 percent shooting from the floor ... The Cardinal also recorded three more blocked shots against the Ducks for a season total of 118, which ties it with last year's team for the fourth highest single season total in school history ... The Stanford record for blocked shots in a season is 141, which was established in 1989-90 ... Last weekend, Stanford pulled off its first Pac-10 road sweep since the 1998-99 season when it defeated UCLA 60-52 on Friday and USC 89-75 on Sunday ... In this week's RPI Report, the Cardinal ranks 20th in the nation and owns the 10th best strength of schedule ... Oregon State is 11-9 overall, 3-7 in the Pac-10 and 4-5 on the road ... Since defeating Stanford on Jan. 11 in Corvallis, the Beavers have dropped six of their last eight ... Oregon State fell at California 72-60 on Thursday night, despite leading by as many as 15 points (41-26) early in the second half.
Saturday's game against Oregon State will be televised live in the San Francisco Bay Area by Bay TV (Dave Cox play-by-play & Mary Murphy color) at 7:30 p.m. ... This weekend's games can also be heard live on www.gostanford.com (Dave Raymond play-by-play) and KZSU 90.1 FM (Lilla Toal play-by-play & Eric Harp color) at 7:15 p.m. on both Thursday and Saturday.
JAMIE CAREY FORCED TO RETIRE:
The Stanford University women's basketball program announced on Tuesday, Nov. 7 that 1999-2000 Pacific-10 Conference Freshman of the Year Jamie Carey (Thornton, CO/Horizon HS) has been forced to retire from women's basketball because of recurrent concussions ... Besides being named conference frosh of the year, she earned Freshman All-America honors from Basketball News, the Women's Basketball Journal and the Women's Basketball News Service ... She set a Stanford single season record for 3-pointers made with 81, and finished 14th in the nation and second in the conference in 3-point percentage at 45.5 (81-of-178) ... Carey, who is still a Stanford student, also ranked 12th in the nation in 3-pointers per game with 2.8 as she averaged 11.0 points, 3.0 assists and 2.2 rebounds.
2000-01 PLAYER NOTES:
#00 Chelsea Trotter (Fr., F/C, 6-3):
Averaging 3.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.2 minutes (19 games - 1 start) ... Shooting 54.9 (28-of-51) percent from the field overall, and 58.3 (14-of-24) in conference play ... Played four scoreless minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Made first career start at USC (2/4) ... Had career-high 10 points at UCLA (2/2) ... Had eight points, career-best eight rebounds and three assists vs. San Francisco (11/28).
#10 Becky Bonner (Fr., F, 6-2):
Averaging 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 5.9 minutes (14 games - 0 starts) ... Shooting 62.5 (5-of-8) percent from beyond the arc ... Did not play vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Grabbed career-high six boards vs. Arizona State (1/4) ... Had career-high eight points vs. Massachusetts (12/3) ... Brother, Matt, is averaging 12.9 points and 7.3 rebounds as a sophomore on the University of Florida men's basketball team.
#14 Nicole Powell (Fr., G, 6-2):
Averaging a team-high 13.8 points, conference-best 8.4 rebounds and 4.55 assists in 32.7 minutes (20 games - 19 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging a near double-double of 15.5 points and 9.8 rebounds in 35.7 minutes (10 games - 9 starts) ... Freshman All-America and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year candidate has started the last 11 games at point guard following the season-ending ACL injury to fellow freshman Susan King ... Scored in double figures in 15 of the last 17 games, and pulled down nine or more rebounds in nine of the last 12 games ... Ranks among the Pac-10 leaders in eight of a possible 12 categories: rebounding (1st, 8.4 pg), defensive rebounding (1st, 5.80 pg), assists (3rd, 4.55 pg), steals (8th, 1.90 pg), scoring (8th, 13.8 pg), assist/turnover ratio (8th, 1.14), offensive rebounding (10th, 2.60 pg) and free throw percentage (10th, 71.2) ... Is bidding to become the first Stanford player, and first freshman, to ever win the Pac-10 rebounding title ... Has recorded five double-doubles in Pac-10 play ... Had nine points, five rebounds and five assists in 34 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Had 18 points and a career-high 15 rebounds at UCLA (2/2), and 18 points, six assists and five rebounds at USC (2/4) ... Just missed a triple-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists in 36 minutes vs. WSU (1/27) ... Had career-high 26 points, eight rebounds and five steals in 30 minutes vs. Pacific (11/26).
#22 Enjoli Izidor (Jr., G/F, 6-0):
Averaging 6.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 15.3 minutes (20 games - 3 starts) ... Shooting 53.1 (51-of-96) percent from the floor overall ... Career averages are 4.3 points and 2.4 rebounds (72 games - 3 starts) ... Made first start of her career at UCLA (2/2) ... Scored in double figures in three of the last four games ... Averaging 12.5 points over the last four contests ... Recorded 12 points and season-high nine boards in 29 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Had career-high 22 points and season-high seven rebounds vs. Washington State (1/27) ... Had 17 points, including 7-of-9 from the floor, vs. San Francisco (11/28).
#24 Susan King (Fr., G, 5-7):
Suffered a near complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee at Oklahoma (12/27), and is out for the season ... Underwent successful surgery to repair the ACL on Jan. 18 ... Before the injury, was emerging as one of the top freshman point guards in the country ... Averaged 11.3 points, 5.11 assists and 3.0 rebounds in a team-high 33.1 minutes (9 games - 9 starts) ... Was among the Pac-10 leaders in assist/turnover ratio (2.42), assists (5.11 pg), free throw percentage (82.6) and scoring (11.3 pg) at the time of the injury ... Suffered the ACL injury when she was fouled while attempting a breakaway lay-up at Oklahoma (12/27) ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Dec. 18 after putting up a career-high 21 points at then-No. 2 Tennessee (12/17).
#25 Lindsey Yamasaki (Jr., G/F, 6-1):
Averaging 10.3 points and 4.1 rebounds in 21.9 minutes (20 games - 3 starts) ... Averaging 11.1 points in Pac-10 play, which ranks second on the team ... Ranks sixth in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage (75.9) and 10th in 3-point percentage (36.7)... Scored in double figures in eight of the last 12 games ... Has made six of her last 10 3-point attempts ... Career averages are 10.7 points and 4.5 rebounds (73 games - 26 starts) ... Had six points and five rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Scored 28 points off the bench in 31 minutes at USC (2/4), going 10-of-13 from the floor, 2-of-2 from beyond the arc and 6-of-7 from the free throw line in addition to a season-high eight boards ... Had season-highs of 30 points and eight rebounds at Oklahoma (12/27), which marked the first time a Stanford player has scored 30 in a game since she had a career-high 32 at Santa Clara on Dec. 4, 1998... Had career-best five 3-pointers vs. Arizona State (1/4).
#32 Katie Denny (Fr., G/F, 6-1):
Averaging 1.2 points and 0.4 rebounds in 3.9 minutes (14 games - 0 starts) ... Did not play vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Had career-high seven points (7-of-8 from the free throw line) in only four minutes vs. Washington State (1/27)
#33 Sarah Dimson (Sr., F, 6-0):
Averaging 7.6 points and 3.7 rebounds in 28.1 minutes (20 games - 20 starts) ... Averaging 10.0 points per game in Pac-10 play ... Only Stanford player to have started all 20 games ... Pac-10 leader in field goal percentage at 64.9 (63-of-97) ... Career field goal percentage is also an impressive 58.3 (221-of-379) ... Career averages are 5.6 points and 3.6 rebounds (98 games - 63 starts) ... Shooting 71.9 (23-of-32) percent over the last six games ... Had nine points, including 4-of-6 from the floor, vs. Oregon (2/9) ... In 35 minutes vs. Arizona State (1/4), had 21 points (one shy of her career-high) on 9-of-13 shooting ... Had a career-high 13 rebounds and 10 points vs. Pacific (11/26).
#41 Bethany Donaphin (Jr., F, 6-2):
Averaging 8.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in 20.5 minutes (19 games - 15 starts) ... Ranks seventh in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (50.8) and 10th in blocked shots (0.89 pg) ... Owns career field goal percentage of 52.3 (251-of-480), and career averages are 8.4 points and 5.2 rebounds (77 games - 55 starts) ... Recorded five points and four rebounds in 20 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Collected 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting at USC (2/4) ... Scored season-high 23 points (10-of-17 shooting) vs. St. Joseph's (11/24).
#42 Lauren St. Clair (Jr., G, 6-0):
Averaging 8.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in 29.0 minutes (20 games - 16 starts) ... Ranks tied for fourth in the Pac-10 in 3-pointers per game (1.85), fourth in 3-point percentage (41.6) and ninth in blocked shots (0.90 pg) ... Made her 100th career 3-pointer in Thursday's win over Oregon ... Career 3-point percentage of 42.7 (103-of-241) is the fifth best in Pac-10 history ... Career averages are 7.4 points and 3.1 rebounds (64 games - 40 starts) ... Has made two or more 3-pointers in a game on 12 occasions this season ... Had 14 points, including 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point range in the second half, in 24 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Had season-high 21 points at Oregon State (1/11), including 5-of-7 shooting from beyond the arc ... Philadelphia native drained the eventual game winning 3-pointer with 38 seconds left in OT vs. St. Joseph's (11/24) - her hometown school - and finished with 18 points.
#51 Cori Enghusen (Jr., C, 6-7):
Averaging 3.9 points and 2.1 rebounds in 8.7 minutes (20 games - 0 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 4.9 points and 2.8 boards in 10.4 minutes (10 games - 0 starts) ... Ranks fourth in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (1.25 pg), as Stanford leads the conference in that category (5.95 pg) ... Career averages are 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds (74 games - 0 starts) ... Has 12 blocks in the last five games ... Had four points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in 15 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Matched career-high with 12 points vs. Arizona State (1/4), and also grabbed season-high seven boards.
#53 Carolyn Moos (Sr., F/C, 6-6):
Averaging 5.1 points and 4.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes (20 games - 14 starts) ... Ranks eighth in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (1.00 pg) ... Has grabbed 37 of her 81 rebounds on the offensive end ... Named to the 2000-01 Preseason All-Pac-10 First Team ... Needs 107 more points to become the 22nd player in Stanford history to reach the 1,000 mark ... Career averages are 8.8 points and 4.6 rebounds (101 games - 73 starts) ... Had season-high seven rebounds and four points in 22 minutes vs. Oregon (2/9) ... Had season-high 11 points vs. San Francisco (11/28) ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection a year ago.