#24 Kathryn Knoester
|HOMETOWN||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Grand Rapids Christian|
2002-2003: Tallied eight double-figure scoring games for the Brown and Gold ... scored a career high 20 points against Concordia (Wis.) on 7-of-10 shooting ... started the first five games of the season and the final seven contests including the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament and the NCAA Tournament ... grabbed five or more rebounds six times on the season ... pulled down six boards at Western Illinois and against Oakland in the Mid-Con Championship game ... dished out five assists against Oral Roberts ... registered five steals against Southern Utah and at Western Illinois ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... recipient of team's Prepare to be a Champion Award ... team captain ... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
2001-2002: Appeared in all 33 games for the Brown and Gold, making 32 starts ... scored 17 points against IUPUI ... finished sixth in the Mid-Continent Conference in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.20) ... dished out 2.6 assists per contest ... tied a career high with seven assists at Oakland ... made four three-pointers against IUPUI and Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line at Western Illinois ... grabbed a career high seven rebounds against Eastern Kentucky ... recorded three steals twice ... registered two blocks at Michigan in the WNIT ... earned team's Best Defensive Player Award ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.
2000-2001: Played in all 29 games of rookie season, starting 20 of them ... averaged 5.8 points per game ... dished out 70 assists (2.4 per game) ... grabbed 47 rebounds (1.6 per game) ... second on the team with 27 three-point field goals ... scored 12 points on three occasions ... tallied seven assists at Chicago State ... earned team's Best Defensive Player Award.
Prep: A three year starter for the Eagles ... a member of Christian High School's state championship team in 1997 ... All-Grand Rapids City League selection twice ... attended the Blue Star Elite and WBCA camps for two years ... a member of an AAU state championship team four consecutive seasons ... ranked among the top-30 high school players in the state of Michigan ... AAU team finished 5th in the country at the national tournament ... scored 44 points in one AAU game ... holds Grand Rapids Christian's school three-point record ... also played soccer for four years and was an All-Conference and All-District selection three times ... high school coach was Al Vandenbosch.
Personal: Kathryn is the daughter of Bill and Julie Knoester ... born February 8, 1982 ... major is elementary education.