AS A JUNIOR: Missed the first 10 games of the season with an injury...Started the last 19 games of the season...Averaged 7.5 ppg...Led the team with 8.6 rebounds per game...Scored a career-high 18 points versus Iona (2/22/08)...Led the team in rebounding in 13 games...Named to MAAC All-Academic Team.
AS A SOPHMORE Started 25 of 26 contests...Led the team and ranked second in the league averaging 8.0 rpg...Tallied a career-high 16 points versus Niagara (2/23/07)...Pulled down a career-high 23 rebounds at Saint Peter's ranking the fifth highest in all of Division I(1/21/07)...Averaged 6.5 ppg...Led Siena in scoring six times...Recorded 10 or more rebounds in eight contests...Scored in double-figures six times...Registered two double-doubles (1/8/07 & 2/9/07)...Led the Saints in rebounding on 13 occasions.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Played in 27 games...Led the team with 10 blocked shots...Pulled down 2.8 rpg...Tallied a career high 10 points on two occasions (11/29/05 & 1/22/06)...Grabbed a career high nine rebounds at Fairfield (2/17/06)...shot a perfect 4-for-4 from the floor in 16 minutes versus Dartmouth (1/2/06)...
BEFORE SIENA: Three sport athlete, basketball, track and cross country...Played center in high school...Named to the National Honor Society two years straight...Vocal in the DARE program...
PERSONAL: The daughter of Gayle and Kenneth Stec...Born July 8, 1986...Has three siblings: brother Keith and sisters April and Ashley...Majoring in biology...Chose Siena over Bucknell and enjoyed the environment as well as the biology department...
The Heather Stec File
My favorite professional sports team is: New York Mets
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Volleyball
My superstitions are: I need to play in high socks
I chose #22 because: It was given to me in high school
Coach Castelli's best attribute is: Her dedication to the program
My proudest sports moment is: Beating Colorado last year
My favorite Siena professor is: Dr. Larow
My favorite place on campus is: The gym
My favorite thing about Siena is: The community feeling on campus
After Siena I hope to: Play overseas
Career HighsPoints: 16 vs. Niagara (2/23/07) FG: 7 vs. Niagara (2/23/07) FGA: 12 vs. Niagara (2/23/07) 3FG: 0 3FGA: 1 (seven times) Rebounds: 23 @ Saint Peter's (1/21/07) Blocks: 2 (three times) Assists: 2 (seven times) Steals: 3 vs. Iona (2/9/07) Minutes: 44 @ Iona (1/8/07)