Alison Lacey

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Alison Otzelberger
Personal information
Born (1987-12-26) 26 December 1987 (age 29)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Nationality Australian
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 159 lb (72 kg)
Career information
High school Ballard (Huxley, Iowa)
College Iowa State (2006–2010)
WNBA draft 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Seattle Storm
Position Guard
Number 40
Coaching career 2011–present
Career history
As player:
2010 Seattle Storm
As coach:
2011–2013 Marshalltown CC
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Alison Lacey Otzelberger (born Alison Mavis Lacey; 26 December 1987) is an Australian-American basketball coach and former player. She played in the WNBA and was subsequently a collegiate women's basketball coach in the US at Marshalltown Community College in Iowa.

Lacey played at Iowa State from 2006–2010, where she became the highest drafted player in school history. She became the only player from ISU, and only the seventh in Big 12 history, to record 1500 points, 500 rebounds, 500 assist. She became the second player in school history to record a triple double. Also, she led the nation in assist-turnover ratio for most of the season, while finishing second at the end. She led Iowa State to four consecutive NCAA tournaments, which included an Elite 8 and a Sweet 16. She was on the All-Big 12 First team, and was an All-American honorable mention.

Iowa State statistics[edit]


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006-07 Iowa State 35 271 44.4 40.5 82.0 3.9 1.8 0.8 0.3 7.7
2007-08 Iowa State 34 484 40.0 40.7 77.7 3.8 4.3 0.9 0.2 14.2
2008-09 Iowa State 35 392 34.9 32.4 84.6 4.7 3.7 1.1 0.3 11.2
2009-10 Iowa State 30 473 44.2 37.3 87.9 4.9 6.2 1.3 0.1 15.8
Career Iowa State 134 1620 40.4 37.7 83.3 4.3 3.9 1.0 0.2 12.1


Lacey helped the Seattle Storm win their second championship in 2010.[2] She just finished playing for the Canberra Capitals in the WNBL. She did not return to the WNBA the 2011 season.


Lacey was hired as head coach of the Marshalltown Community College women's basketball team in February 2012 after former coach Larry Roberts was released from his coaching duties. The Tigers finished the year with an 11-17 record. Lacey led the team to an 11-20 record in 2012-13, her only full season as head coach. She resigned effective 1 July 2013, after her then-fiancé TJ Otzelberger accepted of a coaching position with the men’s basketball program at the University of Washington. Otzelberger is a current assistant of the Iowa State University men’s basketball team. The two were married on 1 June in Milwaukee, WI.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (16 September 2010). "Second title even sweeter for Storm". ESPN. Archived from the original on 20 September 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2010. 

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