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Kate Kreager
Kate Kreager

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Hill, Va.

High School:
Chantilly

Last College:
Xavier University

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/25/1982



2003-04: Academic All-ACC honoree ... elected team captain by her teammates before ever putting on a Cavalier uniform ... earned the team's Bob Williams Award for outstanding athletic and academic performances ... awarded the Thomas J. Ryan Scholarship for 2005 season as a hard-working player committed to success ... played in 29 games with 21 starts ... made an immediate impact ... fourth in team scoring with 7.7 ppg and 4.0 rpg ... grabbed seven rebounds against No. 10 North Carolina in the ACC quarterfinal game ... chipped in five points and four boards in the win over Wake Forest ... had 12 points and a team-high eight rebounds against Florida State ... chipped in 10 points and six boards at Georgia Tech ... had seven points against No. 10/11 North Carolina ... scored a game-high 18 points and added a career-high nine rebounds and three assists at Clemson ... led UVa with a career-high 19 points, including a perfect 5-for-5 at the line, in the win at Florida State ... also added eight boards, two assists, and two steals against the Seminoles ... had eight points against No. 1/2 Duke ... led UVa with 15 points and two steals in the win at NC State ... added 11 points and seven boards in the win over Georgia Tech ... had a perfect shooting night in the 35-point win over Radford ... went 5-for-5 from the floor and 3-for-3 from the line for 13 points ... grabbed four rebounds against Clemson ... had three points and a block against No. 7/6 Minnesota ... chipped in 15 points, including her first career three-pointer, in the win over Temple ... also grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots against the Owls ... paced UVa with 16 points, eight boards, and two blocks in the win over Wagner ... shot a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and from the line for nine points in the win at Long Island ... had eight points and six boards against Hartford ... had 10 points in the upset of No. 21/18 Arizona ... made first start at UVa in the season opener where she tallied 15 points and eight rebounds against UNC Greensboro.

2002-03: Transferred to the University of Virginia from Xavier University and sat out during the 2002-03 season ... Academic All-ACC honoree.

At Xavier
Played basketball at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, for the two seasons...as a sophomore in 2002, finished second in team scoring with 13.6 ppg and 5.3 rpg in 28 starts...named to the Xavier Invitational All-Tournament team...ranked ninth in the nation in field goal percentage...as a freshman in 2001, was the only reserve to see action in all 34 games...led Xavier in minutes played off the bench...named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Dec. 24, 2000, after she posted two double-double performances...helped the Musketeers to an upset of Tennessee in the 2001 NCAA Sweet 16.

High School
A 2000 graduate of Chantilly High School...scored more than 1,000 points during her prep career...became Chantilly's first girls' basketball player to have her jersey (#40) retired...First Team All-State honoree...also a USA Today Honorable Mention All-American...a three-time MVP for her high school team...finished second in the state of Virginia in scoring... also earned Academic Honor Roll accolades all four years.

Personal
Katharine Margaret Kreager ... born April 25, 1982, in Edina, Minn. ... parents are David and Alison Kreager ... has a younger brother Rob (18) ... enjoys skiing ... received her bachelor's degree in politics in May 2004 ... enrolled in the Curry School of Education's Professional Development program this fall.

Kreager by the Numbers

Year GP-GS FGM-A Pct. 3FGM-A Pct. FTM-A Pct. Or-Dr-TR Avg. A TO Blk Stl Pf-D M-Avg Pts.-Avg.
2000-01# 34-0 43-66 .652 0-0 .000 19-45 .422 28-48-76 2.2 25 34 6 8 47-0 353-10.4 105-3.1
2001-02# 31-28 183-297 .616 0-0 .000 56-99 .566 74-91-165 5.3 37 97 13 26 104-3 881-28.4 422-13.6
2002-03 REDSHIRT SEASON
2003-04 29-20 87-167 .521 3-11 .273 47-73 .644 58-58-116 4.0 19 60 11 16 71-2 602-20.8 224-7.7
Xavier 65-28 226-363 .623 0-0 .000 75-144 .521 102-139-241 3.7 62 131 19 34 151-3 1,234-18.9 .527-8.1
Virginia 29-20 87-167 .521 3-11 .273 47-73 .644 58-58-116 4.0 19 60 11 16 71-2 602-20.8 224-7.7
Career 94-49 313-530 .591 3-11 .273 122-217 .562 160-197-357 3.8 81 191 30 50 222-5 1,836-19.5 751-8.0
ACC 16-12 45-89 .506 2-9 .222 27-40 .675 32-30-62 3.9 13 34 6 9 38-1 348-21.8 119-7.4
# from Xavier

Career Highs:
Points: 19 at Florida State, 1-23-04 3-pointers: 1 (twice), last vs. Wake Forest, 2-26-03 Rebounds: 9 at Clemson, 1-25-04 Assists: 3 at Clemson, 1-25-04 Steals: 2 (3X), last at Florida State, 1-23-04 Blocks: 2 (twice), last vs. Temple, 12-28-03