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Kelsey Booth   44
Kelsey Booth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Hampton, Conn.

High School:
East Hampton

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward


BOOTH'S CAREER STATS

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GENERAL:
  • Sharp shooter with consistent outside touch
  • Improved low post defender
  • Finished junior season playing best basketball of her career down the stretch

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Appeared in all 31 games, making first four collegiate starts
  • Led the team in threes (41), blocks (22) and free-throw percentage (.914)
  • Posted first six career double figure scoring efforts and first two career double-doubles
  • Tallied first collegiate double-double with a season-high 25 points on 9-for-11 shooting and 12 rebounds at Rider (1/24/14)
  • Scored 15 points on a season-high five threes in MAAC First Round win over Manhattan (3/6/14)
  • Notched double-double with 14 points and season-highs of 13 rebounds, four blocks and four steals in MAAC Quarterfinals against Marist (3/7/14)
  • Made final 25 free throws of the season

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Saw action in 26 games off the bench
  • Tied a season-high with nine points on 3-for-6 from three in season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson (11/9/12)

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Appeared in 23 games
  • Led the team shooting 40.7% from three-point range
  • Scored a career-high nine points, knocking down a trio of threes in win vs. Manhattan (2/17/12)
  • Over final nine games averaged 4.0 points in just 9.1 minutes off the bench, shooting 52.9% from three

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Averaged 19.5 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks as a senior at East Hampton High
  • Also lettered two years in soccer
  • Two-time All-State and four-time All-Area selection
  • Eclipsed 1,000 career high school points and is the all-time leading shot blocker in school history
  • Poured in 17 points, nine rebounds, five assists and five blocks per game as a junior
  • Three-time All-Shoreline Conference selection and Middletown Press All-Area selection
  • 2010 Hartford Courant Fab Fifteen Honorable Mention
  • Player her club basketball for the Connecticut Storm
  • Member of East Hampton's Student Council

PERSONAL:
  • The daughter of Chris and Stacy Booth
  • Has a younger brother, Matthew
  • An English major who aspires to teach elementary education

GETTING TO KNOW KELSEY BOOTH:
    Nickname: Toothy Boothy, Kels, Kbooth
    One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I'm a bookworm
    My favorite TV show is: Gossip Girl
    My favorite artist (musician) is: Trey Songz
    If I could be on a reality TV Show it would be: Jersey Shore because fist pumping is my best dance move
    My favorite athlete is: Dwyane Wade
    The thing I like most about Siena is: The community is great
    The best thing about Siena basketball is: Our Team
    My favorite professional sports team is: Miami Heat
    My favorite spot on campus is: The gym
    Coach Jaques' best attribute is: Her intensity
    My best Siena basketball moment has been: Siena Madness
    My favorite book is: Anything by Jodi Picoult
    My favorite movie is: Harry Potter Series
    My favorite ice cream is: Rocky Road
    If I had $10 million I would: Travel the world

CAREER HIGHS (ENTERING THE 2014-15 SEASON):

    Points: 25 at Rider (1/24/14)
    FG: 9 at Rider (1/24/14)
    FGA: 12 vs. Marist (3/7/14)
    3FG: 5 vs. Manhattan (3/6/14)
    3FGA: 9 vs. Manhattan (3/6/14)
    Rebounds: 13 vs. Marist (3/7/14)
    Blocks: 4 vs. Marist (3/7/14)
    Assists: 3 at Quinnipiac (1/18/14)
    Steals: 4 vs. Marist (3/7/14)
    Minutes: 32 vs. Marist (3/7/14)

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