Women's Basketball 2004-05 Season Notes

March 9, 2005


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*Oregon State posted a school record .734 free throw percentage

*The Beavers matched the school record for fewest turnovers in a single game with just 7 miscues against Utah Valley State (Feb. 1)

*Senior guard Shannon Howell set the single season record for free throw percentage with a .862 (144-for-167) clip from the line

*Senior guard Shannon Howell became Oregon State's all-time leading free throw shooter with a .836 (240-for-287) percentage

*Senior guard Shannon Howell finished her career ranking in 7th place in the OSU record book for points scored per game; averaging 16.4 ppg. (836 total) over 51 contests

*Junior guard Mandy Close became just the 4th guard in Oregon State history to pull down 100 rebounds in back-to-back seasons; All-American Felicia Ragland ('99, '00, '01, '02) and Academic All-Americans Margo Evashevski ('91, '92) and Chelle Flamoe ('87, '88, '89) are the others

*Senior guard Shannon Howell's 144 free throws made rank 3rd in the Oregon State single season record book

*Senior guard Shannon Howell became the 8th player in Oregon State history to score 500 points (503) in a single season

*Sophomore forward Casey Bunn led all players in field goal percentage with a 46-percent clip, while Mandy Close led all guards with a 39-percent clip

*Junior post Kim Butler finished second on the team in scoring (10.1 ppg.), rebounds (4.5 rpg.), steals (1.2 spg.), and blocked shots (0.7 bpg.)

*Senior guard Jessica Mellinger finished her career having played in 121 games - the 4th highest total in Oregon State history

*Senior guard Shannon Howell led the Beavers in scoring (17.3 ppg.), assists (3.1 apg.), steals (2.0 spg.), and minutes played (32.9 mpg.)

*All 14 players on the roster scored during the season and 11 different players appeared in the starting line-up

*Senior guard Shannon Howell matched the Oregon State record for consecutive free throws made by draining 21 straight over a span of four games in late January

*Senior guard Shannon Howell reached double figures in scoring in 21 games during the season

*Junior post Kim Butler reached double figures in scoring in 15 games, while junior guard Mandy Close scored 10-plus on 11 occasions

*Senior guard Shannon Howell led the Beavers in assists during 18 games, scoring 18 times, and steals on 13 occasions