|Erica Anderson 23
GENERAL: Tri-Captain...One of the best point guards in school history...Unselfish player who looks to pass first and shoot second...Excellent court awareness allows her to get her teammates involved...A reliable outside shooter who is already among the school?s all-time leaders in made three-pointers...Capable of slashing to the basket and finishing or setting up others for easy scores...Has shown penchant for making key shots late in games.
AS A JUNIOR: Named Third Team All-MAAC...Appeared in all 30 games, starting each except Senior Day...Played 90 percent of possible minutes...For second straight season, led team in assists, three-pointers and minutes...Finished season fourth in the MAAC in assists...Scored in double figures in 18 contests...Made at least one shot from outside the arc in 23 games...Led Saints to victory over Saint Peter?s (1/3/02) with 23 points, including career-high six three-pointers...Tallied career-high nine assists to go along with 18 points against Canisius (1/11/02)...Distributed five or more assists 14 times...Versatile player who had four or more rebounds 15 times.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started all 30 games at point guard...Ranked among top five players in conference with four assists per game...MAAC Player of the Week (11/27/00)...Set new school record by making all five of her three-point attempts against Canisius (12/8/00)...Led team in three-pointers, assists and minutes played... Played 83% of possible minutes...Scored in double figures in 15 games...Dished out five or more assists 11 times... Exploded for career-high 25 points and six assists against Holy Cross (11/19/00) ...Set new career high in assists with eight twice...Made three-pointer with a minute left to seal win over Fairfield (2/2/01).
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in only 18 games, starting 11...MAAC All-Rookie Team...Named MAAC Rookie of the Week twice (1/31/00 and 2/21/00)...Scored in double-digits seven times.
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Born on June 3, 1980...The daughter of Paul and Kathleen Anderson... Lettered in soccer, track and softball in addition to basketball...As a freshman, she averaged 16.8 ppg and 4.3 apg...Was named a USA Today Pre-Season Top Player prior to her junior campaign after averaging 18.2 ppg and 3.5 apg as a sophomore...Netted 1,210 points in her first three seasons (17.5 ppg) and averaged 4.0 apg.