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November 2011

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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2011-12 basketball preview G/F ��� Kate Thompson 6-1 Plymouth, Minn. Assistant coach Dawn Plitzuweit: ���Kate Thompson is a shooter. She lights it up, and she is so long and can make things happen with her length defensively ��� but offensively is really a money shooter.��� Honors & Awards: Received the Big Ten Sportsmanship award, the University of Michigan���s Athletic Academic Achievement Award, Victory Hoops Club award, and earned Academic AllBig Ten honors in 2010-11 ��� Earned Michigan���s Athletic Academic Achievement Award in 2009-10. Year MIN 2009-10 4.5 2010-11 21.3 Career 14.0 Career Stats PTSREB 1.5 0.6 7.7 3.3 5.0 2.2 BLK 1 22 23 3FG% .571 .408 .427 ������ Sophomores F/C ��� Val Driscoll Junior guard/forward Kate Thompson averaged 7.7 points per game in 2010-11 and is a career 42.7 percent shooter from three-point range. photo by per kjeldsen G ��� Jenny Ryan 5-9 Saginaw, Mich. Assistant coach Dawn Plitzuweit: ���She is someone who makes a lot of things happen on the court. She seems to be in the right place at the right time ��� deflects a lot of passes. She plays with a lot of confidence and makes everyone around her a lot better.��� Honors & Awards: Received the University of Michigan Athletic Academic Achievement Award, Hustle award, Best Defensive Player award, Academic Excellence award, and was named Academic All-Big Ten in 2010-11 ��� Earned the University of Michigan���s Athletic Academic Achievement Award, Best Defensive Player award and Academic Excellence award in 2009-10. Year 2009-10 2010-11 Career MIN 32.7 35.9 34.2 Career Stats PTSAST 5.6 2.4 7.3 3.5 6.4 2.9 STLREB 67 5.8 63 5.0 130 5.5 80��� the wolverine��� ������ November 2011 F ��� Rachel Sheffer 6-1 Watervliet, Mich. Assistant coach Dawn Plitzuweit: ���She is a really versatile post kid who can bang inside, step out and handle it on the perimeter, shoot from the perimeter. She really had a great end to her sophomore year, and we expect even better things her junior year.��� Honors & Awards: Won Michigan���s Most Improved Player award in 2010-11. Year MIN 2009-10 7.5 2010-11 27.7 Career 17.6 Career Stats PTSREB 1.4 1.4 11.0 3.7 6.2 2.6 BLK 7 23 30 STL 6 23 29 6-4 Stoughton, Mass. Assistant coach Dawn Plitzuweit: ���Val Driscoll is a post kid that didn���t see a lot of action in her freshman year, but really has started her practice year well. She had some great practices, is working hard, and is someone physically who can play in the Big Ten inside because of her strength and size.��� Honors & Awards: None. Year MIN 2010-11 3.8 Career 3.8 Career Stats PTSREB 1.6 0.3 1.6 0.3 BLK 5 5 F/C ��� Kendra Seto FG% .733 .733 6-1 Oshawa, Ont. Assistant coach Dawn Plitzuweit: ���Kendra Seto transferred in and sat out last year. She has a really great urgency and tenacity when she plays that I think A subscription to THE���WOLVERINE is a terrific gift idea. Call toll free 1-800-421-7751

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