Shimrit  Gigi
Shimrit Gigi


Ramat Gan, Israel

High School:
Kiryat Sharet



GENERAL: Physical guard who continues to show more and more flashes of her potential...Will compete for playing time at the point position as well as in the backcourt...Can put the ball on the floor and drive to the basket.

AS A JUNIOR: Saw playing time in 18 games...Pilfered away a career-high four steals while scoring a season-best 10 points in a win at Iona (1/6/03)...From December 5 - January 10 saw action during eight of nine games.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 16 games as backup point guard off the bench...Injured knee ligament against Iona (1/27/02) and did not play in 11 of team's last 12 games...Scored career-high 12 points in win over Canisius (1/11/02)...Dished out three assists on two occasions and grabbed three or more rebounds twice as well.

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw limited playing time, coming off the bench in five games...Collected two rebounds in win over Iona (2/6/01).

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Born on February 9, 1980...The daughter of Shlomo and Sarah Gigi...Played on the club team Elitzur Holon and on the Israeli U-20 National Team...Led her team with 25 ppg, 6 rpg and 3 apg in the World School Championships...Led her team to a first-place finish in the 15th Maccabian Games while being named the Distinguished Player.