26 December 1987 |
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||159 lb (72 kg)|
|High school||Ballard (Huxley, Iowa)|
|College||Iowa State (2006–2010)|
|WNBA draft||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Seattle Storm|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
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
|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|
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.