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Cathy Cockrum   42
Cathy Cockrum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corrales, N.M.

High School:
W.T. Woodson

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
11/02/1988


GENERAL: Team co-captain...Physical presence who has the ability to play on the perimeter as well as in the low post...Rugged defender who sacrifices her body to make the play...Intense...Hard worker...Provides a lot of energy on both ends of the floor...Versatile player who can play multiple positions...Likely to see the majority of her action at the 3 and 4 and challenge for the starting spot at both positions.

AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 29 games, starting nine including five of the first seven games of the season...Averaged 5.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 27.4 minutes of action in her nine starts...Averaged 8.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in two games at the Northern Arizona Thanksgiving Classic (11/27-28/09)...Tallied nine points and hauled in a career-high 11 rebounds at Northern Arizona (11/27)...Scored eight points on 4-for-6 shooting and pulled down four rebounds in 20 minutes of action off the bench in the MAAC Semifinals against Iona (3/5/10)...Ranked second on the team with 47 offensive rebounds.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 21 of 28 games...Scored a career-high 12 points at Niagara (12/7/08) in her first career start...Averaged 3.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game...Third on the team with 45 offensive rebounds...Scored two points and had 10 rebounds, two assists and two steals against Fairfield (3/6/09) in MAAC Tournament quarterfinals.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 24 games...Scored a career-high six points at Drexel (11/28/07)...Recorded two rebounds, two assists, and one steal in six minutes of action vs. Fairfield (2/24/08).

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years in her tenure at W.T. Woodson and Paul VI...While at W.T. Woodson named First Team All-District and First Team All-MET...Also earned Second Team All-District honors...A McDonald's All American nominee...Proclaimed team M.V.P...Lettered one year of volleyball at Paul VI (2003-04) and played goalie on the lacrosse team for one year at W.T. Woodson.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Carl and Diane Cockrum...Born November 2, 1988 in Virginia...Has three older brothers Curtis, Chris and Cole...An undecided arts major...Enjoys camping and outdoor activities.

CASETELLI ON COCKRUM: "Cathy is the most versatile player on our team. In my opinion she is also one of the most intense and aggressive players in the MAAC. As captain this season, her work ethic and intensity are exactly what our young players need to see in order to learn how to compete at the DI level."

GETTING TO KNOW CATHY COCKRUM

One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I played Lacrosse for a year in High School

My favorite TV shows are: Bones and Criminal Minds

My favorite TV show growing up was: Saved by the Bell

The best thing I did this summer was: Learn how to two-step (country dance)

My favorite artist/musical group: Any Country

The thing I like most about Siena is: The small campus

Best thing about Siena Basketball: My teammates

My superstitions are: I have to wear my hair the same every game

My favorite professional sports team is: Oakland Raiders

Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Men's Lacrosse

My proudest sports moment has been: The day I committed to Siena

My favorite class at Siena is: Deviant Behavior

My favorite spot on campus is: My bed

If I didn't play basketball, I would: Play Lacrosse

The player on the team who I relate to best is: Brittany

Why? We are nothing alike...but we get along the best!

Funniest Player on the Team is: Danielle

Coach Castelli's Best Attribute is: Her Passion

My favorite website is: Facebook

Three words that describe me: Outgoing, Spontaneous, Hardworking

My best Siena Basketball moment has been: My first start against Niagara. It was my sophomore year, first start and the team's first win of the year.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Greece

My favorite book: Twilight

My favorite movie: The Rock

My favorite food: Indian

If I had $10 million I would: Travel the World

Career Highs -

Points: 12 at Niagara (12/7/08)

FG: 6 at Niagara (12/7/08)

FGA: 9 at Niagara (12/7/08)

3FG: 2 at Drexel (11/28/07)

3FGA: 5 at Syracuse (12/28/07)

Rebounds: 11 at Northern Arizona (11/27/09)

Blocks: 2 (twice)

Assists: 5 vs. Fairfield (2/20/09)

Steals: 3 (three times)

Minutes: 40 at Loyola (2/28/09)

COCKRUM'S CAREER STATS

year g/gs fg fga fg% 3fg 3fga 3fg% ft fta ft% pts avg reb avg pf/dq ast blk to stl min
07-08 24/0 13 44 .295 4 25 .160 3 8 .375 34 1.4 28 1.2 34/0 11 1 19 8 234
08-09 28/21 37 93 .398 3 15 .200 7 19 .368 84 3.0 81 2.9 66/1 28 6 53 19 505
09-10 29/9 46 130 .345 9 41 .220 13 22 .591 114 3.9 110 3.8 73/0 27 6 47 19 612
10-11 30/30 62 161 .385 7 29 .241 19 37 .514 150 5.0 150 5.0 78/2 42 6 69 32 848
Totals 111/60 158 428 .369 23 110 .209 42 86 .488 381 3.4 369 3.3 251/3 108 19 188 78 2199
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