2009–10 Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball team

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2009-10 Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball
Iowa State Cyclones logo.svg
Northwestern Tournament champions
Conference Big 12
2009-10 record 25-8 (11-5 Big 12)
Head coach Bill Fennelly
Assistant coach Jack Easley
Assistant coach Latoja Schaben
Assistant coach Jodi Steyer
Home arena Hilton Coliseum
Seasons
« 2008-09 2010-11 »
2009–10 Big 12 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Nebraska 16 0   1.000     32 2   .941
#14 Iowa State 11 5   .688     25 8   .758
#12 Oklahoma 11 5   .688     27 11   .711
#11 Texas A&M 10 6   .625     26 8   .765
#15 Texas 10 6   .625     22 11   .667
#16 Baylor 9 7   .563     27 10   .730
#20 Oklahoma State 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
Texas Tech 5 11   .313     18 15   .545
Kansas 5 11   .313     17 16   .515
Kansas State 5 11   .313     14 18   .438
Colorado 3 13   .188     13 17   .433
Missouri 2 14   .125     12 18   .400
2010 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of 4/4/10; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009–10 Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball team represented the Iowa State University in the 2009–10 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Cyclones were coacheded by Bill Fennelly and played their home games at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The Lady Clones finished second the Big 12 Conference and earned a 4th seed and a fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA women's tournament. Hilton Magic propelled the team through the first and second rounds with attendance at Hilton Coliseum ranked 2nd in the nation. However, UConn, the 2010 Champions, stopped the Lady Cyclones in the Sweet Sixteen.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • Six Iowa State women’s basketball players have graduated from the university. The players include Shellie Mosman, Jocelyn Anderson, Amanda Nisleit, Heather Ezell, Nicky Wieben, and Toccara Ross. All five senior who finished their eligibility this season in the NCAA Elite have finished their academic endeavors, and junior Shellie Mosman will graduate with a degree in accounting in just three years.[2] The 08-09 senior class earned three NCAA championship berths, and appeared in the Elite Eight at the 2009 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament. The senior class won 92 games in their careers and matched the school record for most wins in a season with 27 victories.
  • Chassidy Cole, a 5-8 guard from Amarillo, Texas, has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Iowa State in 2009-10, Bill Cole will be a sophomore for the Cyclones after spending one year at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas. Cole led Howard to a 26-9 record in 2008-09 and a top-four finish in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference, averaging eight points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 2.5 steals per game as a freshman. Howard was the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 5 champion and qualified for the national tournament. Cole led her region in assist-to-turnover ratio and ranked sixth in steals per game. She knocked down 33 three-pointers at a 32.4 percent clip, which ranked 14th regionally. Cole passed out five or more assists in seven contests and nabbed three or more steals 13 times.[3]
  • Other incoming players include Adrianna Prins, Amanda Zimmerman, Chelsea Poppens, and Jessica Schroll. Prins is an ESPNU HoopGurlz top 100 player from Broomfield, Colorado. At 6 foot 6 inches, she will be one of the tallest post players in the Big 12 for 2009-2010 season. Zimmerman is also a highly ranked recruit who committed to ISU while during her 8th grade year at Ballard-Huxley High School, Iowa. Zimmerman will be playing as a power forward. Poppens is a power forward from Aplington-Parkersburg High School, Iowa. Schroll is a shooting guard from H. H. Dow High School, Michigan.[4]
  • July 7: Jessica Schroll tore anterior and medial cruciate ligaments in her left knee during prime recruiting time the summer before her junior season in high school. Schroll’s knee injuries sidelined her for her entire junior campaign, but she came back to average 14.7 points, three assists and 2.7 steals per game as a senior at H.H. Dow High School in Midland, Michigan. Schroll moved to campus and started summer school on June 15, and she has spent time both on and off the court with her new teammates preparing for the upcoming season.[5]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Height Position Class
2 Williams, Whitney 5'7" Guard Sophomore
4 Lacey, Alison 6'0" Guard Senior
10 Stuckey, Denae 5'8" Guard Senior
11 Bolte, Kelsey 6'1" Guard Junior
12 Schroll, Jessica 5'10" Guard Freshman
13 Florzak, Anna 5'10" Guard Senior
22 Lightbourne, Genesis 6'0" Forward Senior
23 Cole, Chassidy 5'8" Guard Sophomore
30 Mosman, Shellie 5'10" Guard Senior
33 Poppens, Chelsea 6'2" Power Forward Freshman
42 Zimmerman, Amanda 6'2" Power Forward Freshman
55 Prins, Adrianna 6'6" Post Freshman

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Pre-Season (Exhibition)
November 1 2:00 PM University of Dubuque Hilton ColiseumAmes, IA W 99-57  9,552 1-0
November 8 2:00 PM Minnesota, Crookston Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 98-37  9,685 2-0
Regular season
November 15* 1:00 PM Florida Atlantic #24 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, Iowa W 80-40  9,922 3-0
November 22* 2:05 PM at Drake #24 Knapp CenterDes Moines, Iowa L 78-75  3,112 3-1
November 27* 3:00 PM vs. Penn Evanston, Illinois
(Northwestern Tournament)
W 78-38  N/A 4-1
November 28* 2:00 PM vs. Charleston Evanston, IL
(Northwestern Tournament)
W 68-50  N/A 5-1
December 1* 7:00 PM Mississippi Valley State Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 83-44  9,646 6-1
December 6* 12:00 PM Arkansas-Pine Bluff Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 80-64  9,893 7-1
December 10* 7:00 PM Iowa Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA
(Cy-Hawk Series)
Mediacom W 85-66  12,244 8-1
December 13* 12:00 PM at Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota Big Ten Network W 77-60  4,376 9-1
December 20* 6:00 PM Northern Iowa Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA Mediacom W 76-51  N/A 10-1
December 29* 7:30 PM North Carolina A&T Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA
(Cyclone Challenge)
W 66-62  N/A 11-1
December 30* 7:30 PM Fairfield Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA
(Cyclone Challenge)
W 67-37  N/A 12-1
January 3* 6:00 PM Lafayette College Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 67-25  N/A 13-1
January 5* 7:00 PM South Dakota Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA Mediacom W 68-43  6,899 14-1
January 9 7:00 PM #13 Nebraska Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA L 49-57  9,066 14-2 (0-1)
January 13 7:00 PM at #8 Texas A&M College Station, TX L 44-68  5,766 14-3 (0-2)
January 16 5:30 PM at Colorado Boulder, CO Fox Sports Net W 68-62  4,198 15-3 (1-2)
January 20 7:00 PM Kansas Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA Fox Sports Net W 53-42  9,798 16-3 (2-2)
January 23 1:00 PM at #20 Texas Austin, TX W 73-71 OT 4,800 17-3 (3-2)
January 27 1:00 PM #11 Oklahoma #22 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 63-56  10,121 18-3 (4-2)
January 31 2:00 PM at Kansas State #22 Manhattan, KS L 67-73  4,925 18-4 (4-3)
February 3 7:00 PM Texas Tech #22 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 63-48  10,059 19-4 (5-3)
February 7 3:00 PM at Missouri #22 Columbia, MO Fox Sports Net W 65-39  1,392 20-4 (6-3)
February 13 11:00 AM #11 Baylor #20 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA Fox Sports Net W 69-45  11,210 21-4 (7-3)
February 17 7:00 PM at #3 Nebraska #13 Lincoln, NE L 40-50  10,988 21-5 (7-4)
February 20 7:00 PM Missouri #13 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 55-42  11,212 22-5 (8-4)
February 25 6:00 PM at Kansas #15 Lawrence, KS Fox Sports Net W 57-54  3,281 23-5 (9-4)
February 27 7:00 PM Kansas State #15 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA Mediacom W 48-39  12,015 24-5 (10-4)
March 3 7:00 PM at #20 Oklahoma State #13 Stillwater, OK L 70-78  2,563 24-6 (10-5)
March 6 2:00 PM Colorado #13 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA W 59-41  11,946 25-6 (11-5)
Big 12 Tournament
March 12* 5:00 PM at #21 Oklahoma State #14 Municipal Auditorium • Kansas City, MO
(Big 12 Tournament Quarterfinals)
Fox Sports Net L 59-62  N/A 25-7 (11-5)
NCAA Division I Tournament
March 21* Lehigh #16 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA
(NCAA Tournament First Round)
ESPN 2 W 79-42  6,738 26-7 (11-5)
March 23* Green Bay #16 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, IA
(NCAA Tournament Second Round)
ESPN 2 W 60-56  6,498 27-7 (11-5)
March 23* at #1 Connecticut #16 Dayton, OH
(NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen)
ESPN L 36-74  5,285 27-8 (11-5)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Regular season[edit]

Player stats[edit]

Player Field Goals Three Pointers Free Throws Assists Steals Rebounds Points
Lacey 163-369 .442 53-142 .373 94-107 .879 187 39 148-4.9 473-15.8
Bolte 136-348 .391 84-205 .410 37-42 .881 48 38 144-4.5 393-12.3
Prins 99-223 .444 27-67 .403 42-54 .778 14 3 113-4.2 167-9.9
Poppens 111-227 .489 0-1 .000 69-110 .627 22 19 238-7.2 291-8.8
Williams 63-157 .401 48-120 .400 20-23 .870 52 17 34-1.0 194-5.9
Zimmerman 58-113 .513 15-36 .417 25-37 .676 18 2 72-2.3 156-5.0
Stuckey 47-127 .370 15-46 .326 34-54 .630 68 41 200-6.1 143-4.3
Schroll 42-93 .452 2-12 .167 43-61 .705 17 7 110-3.3 129-3.9
Cole 18-50 .360 11-33 .333 15-27 .556 33 8 46-1.5 62-2.0
Mosman 6-19 .316 4-17 .235 5-8 .625 7 2 14-0.9 21-1.3
Florzak 3-9 .333 2-8 .250 8-8 1.000 0 3 7-0.5 16-1.1
Lightbourne 5-18 .278 0-0 .000 2-3 .667 3 1 17-1.1 12-0.8
Totals 751-1753 .428 261-687 .380 394-534 .738 469 180 1253-38.0 2157-65.4

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Basketball Tournament[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the WNBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1st 10 Alison Lacey Seattle Storm

See also[edit]

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