|Mary McKissack 22
GENERAL: Tri-Captain...Often overlooked but does all the little things that lead to Siena victories...Versatile player who has enough talent to adapt her game to contribute what team needs to win...A tenacious, athletic defender who often guards opponent?s top scoring threat...Outstanding outside shooter who also has the quickness to slash to the basket...Show-stopping passer who gets her teammates and the crowd involved.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 30 games...Scored in double figures 12 times...Grabbed four or more rebounds nine times...Had three or more assists 13 times...Made at least one three-pointer in 19 of 30 games...Exploded for career-high 28 points, including five three-pointers, against Iona (12/9/01)...In December, scored in double figures in four straight games for the first time in her career...Powered the Saints to victory over Fairfield (2/7/02) with 17 points.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Started every game but one...Scored in double figures six times...Grabbed five or more rebounds six times...Dished out three or more assists in 11 games...Came up big in the MAAC Tournament...Scored 28 points in team?s first two wins, more than twice her regular-season scoring average...Paced Saints with 17 points and six rebounds in MAAC Tournament victory over Canisius...Led second-half rally against Vermont with career-high 20 points...Led Saints with 14 points and five rebounds in loss to Fairfield (1/16/01).
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 28 games, starting 11...Scored in double figures six times...Averaged 3.6 points and 17 minutes a game.
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Born on January 21, 1981...The daughter of Carl and Gretchen McKissack... Played four years of varsity hoops...For her career, she averaged 14.6 ppg, 12 rpg and 10.2 apg...On defense, she tallied eight bpg and 6.2 spg...Was also an All-Detroit selection in softball.