Stanford Women's Hoops Hosts Washington State
Jan. 26, 2001
STANFORD SHOOTS FOR WASHINGTON SWEEP
The Stanford University women's basketball program (8-7, 3-3) looks to continue its 2000-01 homecourt success when it plays host to the Washington State Cougars (8-9, 3-4) ... The Cardinal has won eight of nine games on its home floor this season, including an eight-point win over Washington on Thursday night that knocked the Huskies out of second place in the Pac-10 ... Saturday's game is the second in a stretch that sees the Cardinal play five of its next seven games on The Farm ... The Cardinal, who is 30-0 all-time against the Cougars (15-0 at home), owns an all-time Pac-10 home record of 121-9 (.931), including an 80-4 (.952) record in the last 10 years ... Following Saturday's game, Stanford hits the road for games at UCLA and USC before returning to Maples Pavilion for a three-game homestand from Feb. 8-16.
TARA VANDERVEER RECORDS 200TH PAC-10 VICTORY
Stanford University women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer reached yet another milestone after the Cardinal's win over Washington on Thursday night ... 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 200-40 (.833) Pac-10 record and eight conference titles ... Just two months ago (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 506-149 (.773) ... In 14-plus seasons on The Farm, she is 354-98 (.783) 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 ... The Cardinal head coach entered this season averaging 23.7 victories, which is higher than 13 of the 16 other coaches who have reached the 500-win plateau ... Prior to coming to Stanford, VanDerveer was the head coach at Idaho (1978-80, 42-14) for two seasons and Ohio State (1980-85, 110-37) for five seasons ... In addition to her collegiate success, VanDerveer is also one of the most accomplished coaches in international women's basketball history ... She 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.
STANFORD VS. WASHINGTON STATE
Stanford is a perfect 30-0 against Washington State, with 25 of those victories coming by 10 points or more ... Stanford's overall margin of victory against WSU is 20.7 points per game, including a 24.8 point discrepancy at home ... The Cardinal swept the 1999-2000 series with an 83-67 win in Pullman on Jan. 29 and a 78-73 victory at Maples on Feb. 24 ... At Stanford, the Cardinal trailed 38-37 at the half, but rallied thanks to 15 points and seven rebounds from Carolyn Moos (Wayzata, MN/Blake School) and 14 points and six boards from Enjoli Izidor (Seattle, WA/Roosevelt HS).
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.
THURSDAY IN REVIEW
Game #16 - Stanford 76, Washington 68 (Jan. 25 @ Maples Pavilion): Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer became the first women's basketball coach in Pac-10 history to win 200 career conference games as the Cardinal (9-7, 3-3) knocked off the Huskies (11-6, 4-3) ... Stanford, which never trailed in the contest, took the lead for good at 10-8 on a Carolyn Moos (Wayzata, MN/Blake School) lay-up 5 minutes and 52 seconds into the contest ... The Cardinal shot 57.7 (15-of-26) in the first half en route to a 35-28 halftime lead ... The Huskies cut the lead to three (40-37) at the 14:30 mark, but Stanford scored 12 of the next 14 points, including 3-pointers by Enjoli Izidor (Seattle, WA/Roosevelt HS) and Lauren St. Clair (Philadelphia, PA/Mt. St. Joseph's Academy) to take a commanding 52-39 advantage with 11:11 to play ... The Huskies could get no closer than eight points the rest of the way ... Stanford, which improved to 8-1 when it scores 70 points or more, was 5-of-9 (55.6 percent) from behind the arc in the second half and 6-of-12 (50.0) for the contest ... Freshman Nicole Powell (Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe HS) finished with team-higs of 20 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals, while Lindsey Yamasaki (Oregon City, OR/Oregon City HS) added 14 points, St. Clair 12 and Moos 10.
Stanford is not ranked in either poll for the second straight week ... Stanford, which was ranked in both polls from the preseason through Jan. 8, is currently 29th in the Coaches Poll (31 votes) and tied for 32nd in the AP Poll (16 votes) ... Less than a month ago (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 State is not ranked.
Stanford is 9-7 overall and 3-3 in the Pacific-10 Conference after a 76-68 home victory over Washington on Thursday night ... The Cardinal has posted back-to-back victories for the first time since Dec. 30 (Utah) and Jan. 4 (Arizona State) ... Stanford started the season 5-1, but lost six of its next eight before the current two-game winning streak ... The Cardinal's 9-7 mark has come against the toughest strength of schedule in the nation (according to the RPI Report) ... Entering the week, 13 of Stanford's 15 opponents entered the week over the .500 mark ... Those 15 opponents also owned a combined record of 181-75 (.707) coming into this week ... On its home floor this season, Stanford has won eight of nine, and 19 of 21 going back to Dec. 18, 1999 ... The Cardinal's all-time home record is 291-73 (.799), including a 139-10 (.933) mark over the last 10-plus years and 58-8 (.879) record over the last five-plus seasons ... Washington State, who upset #20/#20 Oregon 67-64 last Saturday in Pullman, is 8-9 overall and 3-4 in the Pac-10 after a 69-56 loss at California on Thursday night ... The Golden Bears forced 22 WSU turnovers in the contest, and held the visitors to 34.5 (10-of-29) percent shooting in the second half ... The loss dropped the Cougars to 1-4 on the road this season.
Saturday's game vs. Washington State can be seen live in the San Francisco Bay Area on Bay TV (Dave Cox play-by-play & Mary Murphy color) ... In all, 16 of Stanford's 28 games during the 2000-01 season will be televised ... Saturday's game 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.
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 ... In her one year in the women's basketball program, Carey turned in one of the finest freshman seasons in Stanford history ... 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 per game in 29 starts.
2000-01 PLAYER NOTES
#00 Chelsea Trotter (Fr., F/C, 6-3):
Averaging 3.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in 11.4 minutes (15 games - 0 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds in 13.7 minutes (6 games - 0 starts) ... Shooting 51.1 (23-of-45) percent from the field overall ... Had four points, career-best three assists and two rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had career-highs of eight points, eight rebounds and three assists vs. San Francisco (11/28) ... Missed Utah (12/30) game with sprained ankle suffered at Oklahoma (12/27).
#10 Becky Bonner (Fr., F, 6-2):
Averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.5 minutes (12 games - 0 starts) ... Has converted on 5 of her 8 attempts from beyond the arc (62.5 percent) ... Has yet to score in Pac-10 play ... Did not play vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had career-high eight points, including 2-of-2 from beyond the arc, in 10 minutes vs. Massachusetts (12/3) ... Grabbed career-high six boards vs. Arizona State (1/4) ... Brother, Matt, is averaging 12.3 points and 7.1 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 8.2 rebounds and 4.13 assists in 31.9 minutes (16 games - 16 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging a double-double of 16.5 points and 10.2 rebounds in 35.5 minutes (6 games - 6 starts) ... Freshman All-America and Pac-10 Freshman of the Year candidate has started the last seven games at point guard following the season-ending ACL injury to fellow freshman Susan King ... Scored in double figures in 12 of the last 13 games, and pulled down nine rebounds or more in seven of the last eight games ... Ranks among the Pac-10 leaders in eight of a possible 12 categories: rebounding (1st, 8.2 pg), defensive rebounding (1st, 5.50 pg), assists (3rd, 4.12 pg), steals (T4th, 2.00 pg), scoring (9th, 13.8 pg), assist/turnover ratio (9th, 1.03), offensive rebounding (9th, 2.69 pg) and free throw percentage (10th, 71.9) ... Is bidding to become the first Stanford player to ever win the Pac-10 rebounding title ... Recorded 20 points, nine rebounds, five assists and career-best four blocks in 38 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds at Cal (1/20) ... 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 5.4 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11.8 minutes (16 games - 0 starts) ... Shooting 55.0 (33-of-60) percent from the floor overall ... Seattle native's career averages are 3.8 points and 2.3 rebounds (68 games - 0 starts) ... Scored six points, including two 3-pointers, in 10 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had season-high five rebounds in eight minutes at California (1/20) ... Had career-high 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 will miss the remainder of the season ... Underwent successful surgery to repair the ACL on Thursday, 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 ... Had 13 points in the first half against Oklahoma, but left the game for good 1:04 before halftime after suffering the ACL injury when she was fouled while attempting a breakaway lay-up ... 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 10.0 points and 3.9 rebounds in 21.7 minutes (16 games - 2 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 10.8 points and 4.8 boards in 25.7 minutes (6 games - 2 starts) ... Ranks ninth in the Pac-10 in free throw percentage (72.3), 10th in 3-point percentage (33.3) and 20th in scoring (10.0 pg) ... Scored in double figures in six of the last eight games ... Career averages are 10.6 points and 4.5 rebounds (69 games - 25 starts) ... Came off the bench to score 14 points in 30 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... 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 21 points and seven rebounds, including a career-best five 3-pointers in only six attempts, in 20 minutes vs. Arizona State (1/4).
#32 Katie Denny (Fr., G/F, 6-1):
Averaging 0.8 points and 0.5 rebounds in 4.1 minutes (12 games - 0 starts) ... Averaging 1.4 points in Pac-10 play (5 games - 0 starts) ... Scoreless in two minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had career-high five points, including a 3-pointer, vs. Arizona State (1/4).
#33 Sarah Dimson (Sr., F, 6-0):
Averaging 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds in 26.4 minutes (16 games - 16 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 9.3 points and 3.8 rebounds in 33.0 minutes (6 games - 6 starts) ... Shooting 61.6 (45-of-73) percent on the year, and career field goal percentage is an impressive 57.2 (203-of-355) ... Career averages are 5.3 points and 3.7 rebounds (94 games - 59 starts) ... Entered the season with a career 53.8 (78-of-145) free throw percentage, but is shooting at a 68.0 (17-of-25) percent clip this season ... Had three assists, three rebounds and one point in 30 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... In 35 minutes vs. Arizona State (1/4), had 21 points (one shy of her career-high) on 9-of-13 shooting ... In the first half alone, was 8-of-9 for 17 points, including the first 3-pointer of her career ... Had a career-high 13 rebounds and 10 points vs. Pacific (11/26)
#41 Bethany Donaphin (Jr., F, 6-2):
Averaging 8.8 points and 3.9 rebounds in 21.5 minutes (16 games - 14 starts) ... Ranks seventh in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (49.6) and tied for seventh in blocked shots (0.94 pg) ... Owns career field goal percentage of 52.0 (245-of-471), and career averages are 8.5 points and 5.3 rebounds (74 games - 54 starts) ... Has scored in doubles figures on six occasions ... Had five points and three boards in 15 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Scored season-high 23 points (10-of-17 shooting) vs. St. Joseph's (11/24).
#42 Lauren St. Clair (Jr., G, 6-0):
Averaging 8.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in 29.8 minutes (16 games - 13 starts) ... Ranks tied for second in the Pac-10 in 3-pointers per game (1.88) and third in 3-point percentage (40.5) ... Career 3-point percentage of 42.5 (96-of-226) is the fifth best in Pac-10 history ... Career averages are 7.4 points and 3.1 rebounds (60 games - 37 starts) ... Has made two or more 3-pointers in a game on 10 occasions this season ... Wears a protective mask because of a broken nose suffered in practice on Jan. 1 ... Had 12 points, including 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc, and tied a season-high with six boards in 36 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had season-high of 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 3.6 points and 1.9 rebounds in 8.0 minutes (16 games - 0 starts) ... In Pac-10 play, averaging 5.0 points and 2.8 boards in 9.8 minutes (6 games - 0 starts) ... Ranks sixth in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (1.06 pg), as Stanford leads the conference in that category (5.81 pg) ... Career averages are 2.9 points and 1.9 rebounds (70 games - 0 starts) ... Had four points and two boards in seven minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Matched career-high with 12 points vs. Arizona State (1/4), and also grabbed season-high seven boards.
#53 Carolyn Moos (Sr., C, 6-6):
Averaging 5.2 points and 3.8 rebounds in 15.7 minutes (16 games - 10 starts) ... Ranks 10th in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (0.81 pg) ... Has grabbed 31 of her 60 rebounds on the offensive end ... Named to the 2000-01 Preseason All-Pac-10 First Team ... Needs 126 more points to become the 22nd player in Stanford history to reach the 1,000 mark ... Career averages are 9.0 points and 4.6 rebounds (97 games - 69 starts) ... Had 10 points, five rebounds and two blocks in 18 minutes vs. Washington (1/25) ... Had season-high 11 points vs. San Francisco (11/28) ... Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection a year ago.
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