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Three Women's Basketball Players Receive League Academic Honor

Bauer, Morrison & Pollinger garner accolade


Final Women's Basketball Notes, View Highlight Video

Team award winners announced


Pollinger to Compete in Three-Point Contest on ESPN

Event held as part of men's Final Four


Late Run Falls Short for Women's Basketball

Last game for best class in school women's basketball history


Navy Senior Class Looking For Fourth-Straight Patriot League Title

Greatest senior class in Navy women's basketball history looking to go out on top


Women's Basketball vs. Lehigh, 3/10/14

Women's basketball vs. Lehigh, March 10, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


Women's Basketball vs. Holy Cross, 2/22/14

Women's Basketball vs. Holy Cross, 2/22/14. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


Army at Navy WBB (1/11/14)

Army at Navy, women's basketball Jan. 11, 2014 Photos by Phil Hoffmann


Women's Baksetball vs. Mount St. Mary's

Women's basketball vs. Mount St. Mary's, 12/3/13. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


W. Basketball vs. Rider (11/30/13)

Photos from the Navy women's basketball team's 75-64 win over Rider, Nov. 30, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

Military Service Interest
Navy - Aviation

Academic Major
Mechanical Engineering

Academic Honors
Was named to the 2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... has been named to the USNA's Dean's List once and to the Commandant's List five times.

Athletic Honors
Was named to the 2012 and `13 Patriot League All-Tournament Team.

2012-13 Season Notes
Ranked fourth in the Patriot League for assists (3.7 apg), third in three-point field goals made (2.0 fgmg), and second in assist-turnover ratio (1.6) ... also led the Mids and ranked fifth in the league with an average of 33.6 minutes player per game ... led the league in assist-turnover ratio (2.3) during league games ... set a Patriot League Tournament Championship Game record for scoring with her 24-point outburst against Holy Cross ... was 6-of-10 from three-point land and 8-of-15 from the field overall as she tied her career high in the game against the Crusaders ... earlier in the season had connected on 6-of-7 three-point attempts in scoring 24 points against Jackson State ... was 9-of-12 from the floor overall in that game ... that capped a stretch in which she scored in double figures in five of the first six games of the year ... made at least three three-point field goals in 12 games ... scored in double figures in 14 games and finished six additional games with nine points ... snared four or more rebounds in 12 games ... dished out four or more assists in 18 games ... recorded six assists in seven games on the year ... totaled 122 assists on the season after posting 103 assists during her freshman and sophomore years combined ... made the 100th three-point field goal of her career at American ... her 65 triples on the year surpasses her tally of 51 that she had accrued her initial two seasons ... is the first player in Navy history to have both made at least 50 three-point field goals and dished out at least 100 assists in a season ... one game prior to her 24-point effort against Jackson State, produced 16 points against UC Davis ... made 4-of-8 three-point attempts in scoring 15 points while adding six rebounds and five assists against Saint Peter's ... her high for points in league regular season games was a 17-point game against Colgate ... added six assists and five rebounds in the game ... swiped a career high four steals in NCAA Tournament game against Kentucky

2011-12 Season Notes
Ranked second in the Patriot League in three-point field goal percentage (37.4%), sixth in three-point field goals made (1.4 fgm/g), eighth in defensive rebounds (3.9 rpg) and ninth in assists (2.8 apg) ... scored in double figures in 12 games ... led or shared the Navy lead in points in five games ... averaged 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game during the Patriot League Tournament ... posted 14 points and four boards in quarterfinal round win over Colgate ... notched 12 points, four caroms and three steals in the semifinal game against Lehigh ... accrued 10 points, seven rebounds and five assists in title game win over Holy Cross ... connected on a pair of three-point field goals in all three games ... scored a career-high 24 points against Maine ... made all but one of her 10 field goal attempts and sank all five of her three-point shots in the game ... also added five rebounds to help her earn MVP honors at the Navy Classic ... recorded the first double-double of her career with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Colgate ... that began a six-game span where she scored in double figures five times ... scored 18 points and grabbed five caroms at Lafayette ... grabbed five or more rebounds in 16 games ... tallied 16 points and eight rebounds both at Mount St. Mary's (in which she made four three-point field goals) and against Boston University ... dished out three or more assists in 19 games ... tallied 12 points, seven rebounds and seven assists against NJIT ... produced nine points -- on 3-of-3 shooting from outside of the three-point arc -- and six assists at Holy Cross.

2010-11 Season Notes
Averaged just under 10 minutes of playing time a game for the season (9.7) ... tallied a season-high 24 minutes of court time at Air Force ... tied a season high with five points and hauled in a season-best four rebounds against the Falcons ... also scored five points (on 2-of-3 shooting from the floor) against Mount St. Mary's and in Navy's home game against Army ... added a trio of assists in the game against the Mountaineers and a pair in the contest against the Black Knights ... finished with four points in Navy's regular season finale at Colgate ... hauled in a Patriot League season-best two rebounds in home game against Holy Cross.

High School
Graduated from Tolsia High School ... earned four letters at the school in basketball, volleyball and softball ... was a two-time first-team all-state selection in basketball ... served as the captain of the basketball team as a senior ... also garnered first-team all-state laurels in volleyball during her final season ... was a member of the National Honor Society.

One sister played softball at Concord Univ., while another played both softball and basketball at the school.

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