Stanford Faces Washington Schools
Feb. 21, 2001
February 22 at Washington State, 7:00
February 24 at Washington, 1:00
PAC-10 RACE HEATS UP:
The Stanford University women's basketball team continues its chase for a 10th Pacific-10 Conference title when it travels to Washington and Washington State this weekend ... The third-place Cardinal is currently just a game and a half behind first place Arizona State (10-3) and a half game behind second place Washington (9-4) ... The Cardinal (14-0) visits Washington State (10-13, 5-8) on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. and Washington (16-7 overall) on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. ... Stanford defeated both the Huskies (76-68) and Cougars (84-67) last month at Maples Pavilion ... Stanford has won three straight road games after losing its first six to start the season ... The Cardinal plays four of its final six games away from The Farm, including a Mar. 11 game at Arizona State in the regular season finale for both teams.
STANFORD VS. WASHINGTON STATE:
Stanford is a perfect 31-0 against Washington State, with 26 of those victories coming by 10 points or more ... Stanford's average margin of victory against WSU is 20.7 points per game ... The Cardinal is 15-0 all-time in Pullman ... In the first meeting between the schools this season, Stanford prevailed 84-67 on Jan. 27 at Maples Pavilion ... Seattle native Enjoli Izidor (Roosevelt HS) had a career-high 22 points to lead the Cardinal, who used a 20-4 run at the end of the first half and beginning of the second to take a commanding 51-31 lead with 17:00 remaining ... Last season in Pullman (Jan. 29, 2000), Lauren St. Clair (Philadelphia, PA/Mt. St. Joseph's Academy) had 22 points and was 6-of-8 from 3-point range to lift Stanford to an 83-67 victory ... The Cardinal shot 54.4 (31-of-57) percent from the field, and 70.0 (7-of-10) percent from 3-point range.
STANFORD VS. WASHINGTON:
Stanford holds a 22-11 advantage in the all-time series with the Huskies, and has won 12 of the last 14 dating back to March of 1994 ... The Cardinal is also 8-6 all-time on the road against Washington ... Earlier this season (Jan. 25) against Washington, Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer picked up her 200th Pacific-10 Conference victory in a 76-68 win at Maples Pavilion ... Stanford never trailed in the contest, and used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to pull away to a 52-39 lead with 11:11 remaining ... The Cardinal was 6-of-12 (50.0 percent) from 3-point range in the contest, and 5-of-9 (55.6 percent) in the second half ... Last season in Seattle (Jan. 27, 2000), Stanford dropped an 85-83 decision despite 25 points and 7-of-8 3-point shooting from Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Jamie Carey.
TARA VANDERVEER RECORDS 200TH PAC-10 VICTORY:
Stanford University women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer reached yet another milestone with the Cardinal's home 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 205-41 (.833) 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 511-150 (.773) ... In 14-plus seasons on The Farm, she is 359-99 (.784) 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.
LAST WEEK IN REVIEW:
Game #22 - California 82, Stanford 73 (Feb. 16 @ Maples Pavilion): The University of California snapped a 15-game losing streak against Stanford University with its first win over the Cardinal since Feb. 12, 1993 ... California also broke a 14-game losing streak at Maples Pavilion by capturing its first game on The Farm since Feb. 17, 1986 ...
Junior Lindsey Yamasaki (Oregon City, OR/Oregon City HS) had team-highs of 21 points and seven rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench for the Cardinal, while senior Sarah Dimson (Norman, OK/Norman HS) added 14 points (6-of-10 from the floor), five rebounds and four assists ... Stanford jumped out to an early eight point lead (16-8), but California came back to take its first lead of the game (38-37) just four seconds before the halftime buzzer ... After Stanford had taken a 42-38 lead, the visitors scored the next nine points and would not trail again.
Stanford is not ranked in either poll for the sixth straight week ... Stanford, which was ranked in both polls from the preseason through Jan. 8, is currently 33rd in the Coaches Poll (14 votes) and tied for 35th in the AP Poll (14 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 ... Washington is not in the top 25 in either poll, but is 30th in the AP Poll (24 votes) and tied for 41st in the Coaches Poll (5 votes) ... Washington State is not ranked.
Stanford is 14-8 overall and 8-4 in the Pacific-10 Conference ...
The Cardinal is coming off an 82-73 home loss to archrival California on Friday night ... The loss broke a seven-game winning streak that was Stanford's longest since it also won seven straight from Jan. 21-Feb. 14 of 1999 ... The Cardinal recorded three blocked shots against California for a season total of 122, which is already 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 ... In this week's RPI Report, the Cardinal ranks 25th in the nation overall and owns the 12th best strength of schedule ... Stanford ranks in the top three in the Pac-10 in all three shooting categories: first in 3-point percentage (36.7), first in free throw percentage (72.5) and third in field goal percentage (45.4) ... Stanford also leads the conference in both blocked shots (5.59 pg) and rebounding margin (+4.8) ... Nineteen of Stanford's 22 games this season have been decided by six points or more ... The Cardinal is 14-6 in those contests, and 0-3 in games decided by five points or less.
ABOUT THE COUGARS:
Washington State is 10-13 overall, 5-8 in the Pacific-10 Conference (seventh place) and 6-6 at home ... The Cougars have won two of their last three after losing seven of eight from Jan. 11-Feb. 8 ... Last weekend, Washington State won at Oregon 77-76 on Thursday and fell at Oregon State 94-60 on Saturday ... Senior Yvonne Volkman leads the Cougars with 11.9 points per game in conference and 10.6 points overall.
ABOUT THE HUSKIES:
Washington is 16-7 overall, 9-4 in the Pac-10 (second place) and 9-3 on its home floor ... The Huskies have won five of their six games since a Jan. 25 loss at Stanford ... Last weekend, Washington prevailed at Oregon State 77-70 on Thursday but fell at Oregon 64-60 in overtime on Saturday afternoon ... Washington is led by senior Megan Franza, who is averaging 17.2 points in conference play and 15.8 points overall.
Thursday's game at Washington State will not be televised ... Saturday afternoon's game at Washington will be televised live nationally by the Fox Sports Network (Jim Watson play-by-play & Heather Cox color) at 1:00 p.m. (PT) ... Both games this weekend 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) beginning at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday and 12:45 p.m. on 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 3.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.0 minutes (21 games - 1 start) ... Shooting 53.6 (30-of-56) percent from the field overall, and 55.2 (16-of-29) percent in conference play ... Has made seven of her last 11 field goal attempts (63.6 percent) and eight of her last nine free throws (88.9 percent) ... Scored four points in 12 minutes vs. California (2/16) ... Made first career start at USC (2/4) ... Had career-high 10 points at UCLA (2/2) ... Had eight points and career-best eight rebounds vs. San Francisco (11/28).
#10 Becky Bonner (Fr., F, 6-2): Averaging 1.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 5.5 minutes (15 games - 0 starts) ... Shooting 62.5 (5-of-8) percent from beyond the arc ... Did not play vs. California (2/16) ... Grabbed career-high six boards vs. Arizona State (1/4) ... Had career-high eight points vs. Massachusetts (12/3) ... Brother, Matt, is averaging 13.0 points and 7.3 rebounds as a sophomore on the seventh-ranked University of Florida men's basketball team.
#14 Nicole Powell (Fr., G, 6-2): Averaging team-highs of 13.5 points, 8.1 rebounds and 4.95 assists in 32.9 minutes (22 games - 21 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging a near double-double of 14.7 points and 9.1 rebounds in 35.6 minutes (12 games - 11 starts) ... Freshman All-America and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year candidate has started the last 13 games at point guard following the season-ending ACL injury to fellow freshman Susan King ... Scored in double figures in 15 of the last 19 games ... Ranks among the Pac-10 leaders in six of a possible 12 categories: defensive rebounding (1st, 5.68 pg), rebounding (2nd, 8.1 pg), assists (3rd, 4.73 pg), assist/turnover ratio (8th, 1.24), steals (9th, 1.86 pg) and scoring (11th, 13.5 pg) ... 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 and seven overall (most of any player in the Pac-10) ... Recorded eight points, five rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes vs. California (2/16) ... Had 13 points and career-high 10 assists in 39 minutes vs. Oregon State (2/10) ... Had 18 points and a career-high 15 rebounds at UCLA (2/2) ... 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): Seattle, Washington native is averaging 7.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 16.0 minutes (22 games - 5 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 7.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in 18.9 minutes (12 games - 5 starts) ... Averaging 11.3 points over the last six games, and scored in double figures in four of those contests ... Career averages are 4.4 points and 2.5 rebounds (74 games - 5 starts) ... Did not score in 18 minutes vs. California (2/16) ... Made first career start at UCLA (2/2), and has remained in starting lineup ever since ... Had 12 points and season-high nine boards in 29 minutes vs. Oregon (2/8) and 18 points, five boards and three 3-pointers in 27 minutes vs. Oregon State (2/10) ... Had career-high 22 points and seven rebounds vs. Washington State (1/27).
#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 torn 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 11.2 points and 4.2 rebounds in 22.0 minutes (22 games - 3 starts) ... Averaging 12.6 points in Pac-10 play, which ranks second on the team ... Ranks fifth in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage (76.6) and 3-point percentage (40.3) and 17th in scoring (11.2 pg) ... Averaging 17.2 points over the last five games ... Has made 13 of her last 22 3-point attempts (59.0 percent) and 15 of her last 17 free throws (88.2 percent) ... Shooting 83.9 (26-of-31) percent from the free throw line in Pac-10 play ... Made her 100th career 3-pointer in the win over Oregon (2/8) ... Career averages are 10.9 points and 4.5 rebounds (75 games - 26 starts) ... Had team-highs of 21 points and seven rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench vs. California (2/16) ... Came off the bench to record 28 points and a season-high eight rebounds in 31 minutes at USC (2/4) ... 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.
#32 Katie Denny (Fr., G/F, 6-1): Averaging 1.1 points and 0.4 rebounds in 3.5 minutes (16 games - 0 starts) ... Scored one point in one minute vs. California (2/16) ... 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 7.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in 28.9 minutes (22 games - 22 starts) ... Averaging 10.1 points per game in Pac-10 play ... Only Stanford player to have started in all 22 games ... Ranks second in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage at 64.0 (71-of-111) ... Career field goal percentage is also an impressive 58.2 (223-of-383) ... Career averages are 5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds (100 games - 65 starts) ... Played in her 100th career game last Friday vs. California (2/16) ... Had 14 points, including 6-of-10 shooting, five rebounds and four assists in season-high 40 minutes vs. California (2/16) ... 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 8.0 points and 3.4 rebounds in 19.9 minutes (21 games - 15 starts) ... Ranks seventh in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (50.0) ... Owns career field goal percentage of 52.0 (256-of-492), and career averages are 8.3 points and 5.1 rebounds (79 games - 55 starts) ... Scored nine points in 14 minutes off the bench vs. California (2/16) ... 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 8.7 points and 3.0 rebounds in 29.6 minutes (22 games - 18 starts) ... Ranks fourth in the Pac-10 in 3-pointers per game (1.95) and 3-point percentage (41.0) and eighth in blocked shots (0.95 pg) ... Made her 100th career 3-pointer in the win over Oregon (2/8) ... Career 3-point percentage of 42.4 (109-of-257) is tied for the fifth best in Pac-10 history ... Career averages are 7.6 points and 3.0 rebounds (66 games - 42 starts) ... Shot 58.8 (10-of-17) percent from 3-point percentage two weeks ago against the Oregon schools, and made 8-of-9 attempts in the second half ... Had six points in 35 minutes vs. California ... Scored season-high 24 points (just one point short of career high), and tied career high with six 3-pointers in nine attempts (4-of-4 in second half), vs. Oregon State (2/10) ... In first meeting with OSU, had 21 points and was 5-of-7 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).
#51 Cori Enghusen (Jr., C, 6-7): Bothell, Washington native is averaging 3.6 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.4 minutes (22 games - 0 starts) ... Ranks sixth in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (1.18 pg), as Stanford leads the conference in that category (5.59 pg) ... Career averages are 2.9 points and 2.0 rebounds (76 games - 0 starts) ... Had three points and four rebounds in nine minutes vs. California (2/16) ... 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 5.0 points and 4.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes (22 games - 16 starts) ... Ranks 10th in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (0.91 pg) ... Has grabbed 40 of her 91 rebounds on the offensive end ... Named to the 2000-01 Preseason All-Pac-10 First Team ... Career averages are 8.7 points and 4.6 rebounds (103 games - 75 starts) ... Recorded seven points and five rebounds in 17 minutes vs. California (2/16) ... Had season-high 11 points vs. San Francisco (11/28) ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection a year ago.