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One of only two Hawkeyes to amass over 1,000 points, 550 rebounds, 350 assists and 175 steals (Franthea Price)… finished her career ranked fourth in Iowa career assists (391), fifth in 3-pointers made (125), seventh in steals (192), 13th in rebounding (570) and 18th in scoring (1,130)… suffered back-to-back ACL injuries to the same knee during the summers of 2005 and 2006… one of only two Iowa women’s basketball players to be granted a sixth year of eligibility… played with 27 different Iowa players during her six-year career… ranks first in all-time Iowa freshman steals (57), second in 3-pointers made (30), fourth in blocks (17), fifth in assists (66) and seventh in scoring (285)… ranks second in Iowa junior single season assists (136) and tied for fifth in steals (70)… scored double figures 49 times in her career, including 14 times her senior season… posted two career double-doubles… scored 23 first half points at Wisconsin her senior season, a total that ranks as the second most in a half by an Iowa player (28 by Crystal Smith).
2007-08 as a Senior…
Team co-captain… second team all-Big Ten honoree by the coaches and third team by the media… named co-Big Ten Player of the Week twice (Feb. 11 and March 3)… played in all 32 games, starting 27… ranked first in team assists (107) and rebounding (5.1), second in steals (35) and third in scoring (10.3) and 3-pointers (42-120, .350)… netted career point No. 1,000 vs. Michigan State (Feb. 7)… averaged five assists the last 12 contests… averaged 12.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists the last 19 games… ranked fourth in assists (4.33), ninth in 3-pointers made (1.67), 3-point field goal percentage (.353) and field goal percentage (.462), 10th in assist/turnover ratio (1.2) and defensive rebounding (4.17), 12th in scoring (12.9) and 20th in rebounding (5.3) in Big Ten games only rankings… netted double figures 13 times, including six of the last nine… started her first game of the season vs. Georgia Tech (Nov. 28)… credited with eight points and grabbed two rebounds in season opening victory over Dartmouth… tallied five points and corralled four rebounds in win over Drake… recorded a game-high 17 points and a team-high nine rebounds, all defensive, in triumph at UNI… snagged three boards and had two points in win over Mississippi State at the Caribbean Challenge… netted seven points, collected three rebounds and a game and season-high four steals in loss to #13 Arizona State at the Caribbean Challenge… posted four points, three rebounds and a team-high two steals in loss to Georgia Tech… had team highs in rebounds (8) and assists (3) at Iowa State… collected 10 points, three rebounds and three assists in win over Northern Illinois… tallied four points, three rebounds and a game-high four assists vs. #21 Wyoming… recorded five points and three assists in triumph over Western Illinois… netted 12 of her 16 points in the first half and also collected a season-high nine rebounds and a game-high four steals in home win over Penn State… registered 12 of her team-high 16 points in the first half, and also collected four rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in road overtime victory at Minnesota… scored six points and had a team-high two steals in home loss to #20 Ohio State… posted her second career double-double and first of the season in road loss at Michigan State as she totaled 15 points and 13 rebounds to go along with a season-high five assists… tallied nine points, four rebounds and three assists in home overtime win vs. Wisconsin… collected nine points, three rebounds and equaled a season high with five assists in road triumph at Illinois… recorded five assists, three points and two rebounds in home victory over Purdue… led all scorers with a career-high 28 points and also collected five rebounds and a game-high two steals in home win over Michigan… registered nine points, seven rebounds and game highs in steals (3) and assists (7) in road victory at Northwestern… tallied seven rebounds, seven assists and four points in home triumph over Indiana… amassed 18 points, bolstered by 7-10 shooting from the field, retrieved six rebounds and dished out a season-high eight assists in home win over Michigan State… turned in 11 of her 16 points in the first half and also posted game highs in rebounds (7) and assists (4) in road victory at Penn State… had six points, five rebounds and a game-high six assists in road loss at Purdue… recorded 20 points and team highs in assists (6) and rebounds (5) in home win over Minnesota… scored all of her 10 points in the first half and also collected five rebounds and five assists in road defeat at #20 Ohio State… registered 13 points, a game-high six assists and also had four rebounds and three steals in home triumph over Northwestern… made nine of her first 10 field goal attempts and finished the game with career highs in points (31) and field goals made (12) and also had two assists and three rebounds in road win at Wisconsin that clinched co-Big Ten regular season championship and earned her co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors… credited with 10 points and snagged a game-high nine rebounds in Big Ten quarterfinals win over Michigan… netted 16 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds in Big Ten semifinals loss to Purdue… credited with a team-high eight rebounds and five assists and scored six points in loss to Georgia in the first round of the NCAA Championships.
2004-05 as a Junior…
Became only the second Iowa player to amass over 350 points, 125 assists and rebounds and 70 steals in a single season… led Iowa in scoring five times… dished out five assists or more ten of the last 17 contests… named to the Hawkeye Challenge all-Tournament Team… tied Carver-Hawkeye Arena record for 3-point field goal percentage in a game (4-4) vs. S. Illinois… ranked second on the team and ninth in Big Ten steals (2.12)… ranked third in Big Ten and led league juniors in assists (4.12)… ranked third on the team in scoring (10.9) and fourth in rebounding (3.9)… ranked 23rd in Big Ten scoring (10.9)… posted double figures 17 times this season, including four of the last five contests… grabbed three or more rebounds in 27-of-33 contests… scored a team-high 16 points on a perfect 6-6 shooting from the field, including 4-4 from beyond the arc vs. S. Illinois… tallied nine points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Missouri… registered 10 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. #21 Oklahoma… scored six points and collected a game-high four steals in win over Northern Iowa… tied a career high with 21 points, bolstered by 12 points beyond the arc, grabbed four rebounds an dished out two assists in win over Marquette… totaled 13 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in overtime win at Creighton… tallied 10 points, three rebounds, two assists and a game-high six assists in win at Drake… netted a team-high 19 points, bolstered by a career night at the foul line (11-13), and collected five rebounds and team highs in assists (5) and blocks (4) vs. Western Illinois… posted career bests in points (23), field goals made (10) and attempted (21) and steals (6) at UW-Milwaukee… registered 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals in home win over Indiana… posted seven points, five rebounds, two steals and dished out a game-high seven assists in victory at Illinois… tallied a team-high 18 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Penn State… collected four rebounds, four points, five assists and three steals at #6 Michigan State… recorded 15 points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal at #5 Ohio State… registered three points, five assists, two steals and two rebounds in home win vs. Northwestern… posted eight points, five assists, two steals and two rebounds at #23 Purdue… grabbed a team-high eight rebounds, scored six points and collected a game-high five assists in home win over Michigan… tallied four points, two rebounds, six assists, one block and one steal at #14 Minnesota… collected seven points, four rebounds, two steals and a game-high five assists vs. Wisconsin… recorded 14 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in win at Northwestern… recorded six points, three rebounds, two steals and a game-high six assists in home loss to #2 Ohio State… scored eight points and collected two steals and a team-high five assists in home loss to #9 Michigan State… grabbed seven rebounds, collected three steals, dished out a game and career-high 10 assists and netted 15 of her 18 points in the second half in comeback win at Michigan… tallied seven points, four assists and three rebounds in home win over Illinois… posted eight points, three assists and two rebounds in road victory at Indiana… totaled seven rebounds, four points and two assists in Big Ten Tournament triumph over Michigan… amassed 20 points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals in Big Ten Tournament loss to #23 Penn State… recorded 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Creighton in the WNIT first round… collected 18 points, six assists, five rebounds and two steals at Nebraska in the WNIT second round… tallied three points, three rebounds, three steals and two assists vs. Arkansas State in the WNIT quarterfinals… posted 14 points, two steals and two rebounds and dished out a game-high eight assists at Southwest Missouri State in the WNIT semifinals.
2003-04 as a Sophomore…
Played in 28 games… did not play vs. Kansas State due to an injured left ankle, breaking a consecutive starting streak of 34 games… collected multiple steals in eight games… led team in rebounding nine times… ranked 12th in Big Ten assists (2.93) and 22nd in rebounding (5.2)… ranked second on the team in rebounding (5.2) and free throw percentage (27-33, .818), third in steals (1.07) and assists (2.93) and fourth in scoring (5.6)… scored five points and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds in win at Illinois… tallied five points, three rebounds and two blocks at Purdue… netted 11 points, seven rebounds, one block, one assist and one steal vs. Penn State… collected six points, three rebounds and one steal in 20-point home win over No. 11 Minnesota… dished out five assists and collected three assists in overtime win at Wisconsin… recorded her first career double-double vs. Ohio State, collecting 12 rebounds and scoring a season-high 17 points and tied a career high making three 3-pointers (3-4, .750)… pulled down a game-high nine rebounds, collected five assists and scored three points in home loss to Purdue… registered six points, seven rebounds and four assists in upset win at Michigan State… collected a game-high eight assists and grabbed four rebounds in win at Northwestern… posted eight points and six rebounds in win over Michigan… scored five points, pulled down a team-high 10 rebounds, blocked a career-high four shots and dished out six assists in home victory over Wisconsin… netted five points and two rebounds at Minnesota… tallied 16 points on a perfect 6-6 shooting from the field, including 3-3 from 3-point range and 1-1 from the free throw line at Penn State… registered two points and four rebounds at Missouri… posted two points and six rebounds in home win over Illinois… collected four points, two rebounds, two steals and two assists vs. Creighton… scored four points, grabbed a team-high four rebounds and collected three steals in win over Drake… posted six points and two rebounds at UNI… dished out a career-high nine assists, grabbed a game-high nine rebounds and scored six points at Marquette… collected 10 points, four assists, two steals and a team-high nine rebounds in double overtime loss at Iowa State… scored seven points and collected a career-high 13 rebounds vs. Saint Joseph’s… posted 10 points, two rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Butler… netted six points, grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and collected three steals vs. Houston.
2002-03 as a Freshman…
Selected to the All-Big Ten Freshmen Team… ranked second on the team in steals (57) and three-pointers made (30), third in scoring (8.6 ppg) and fourth in assists (66)… ranked 15th in the Big Ten in steals (1.73 spg)… selected to the KCRG-TV 9 Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament Team… collected three steals or more in 11 games… scored in double figures in 13 contests, including all three Big Ten Tournament contests… collected eight points and five rebounds in WNIT Second Round win over Marquette… scored six points and grabbed eight rebounds in WNIT First Round win over Saint Louis… averaged 13.3 ppg and 6.7 rpg in three Big Ten Tournament games… posted team highs in points (16), rebounds (8) and steals in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament vs. Purdue… registered 14 points and pulled down four rebounds in Iowa’s quarterfinal win over Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament… scored 10 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament vs. Northwestern… tallied two points, two rebounds, one steal and three assists vs. Purdue… scored nine points, collected four rebounds, three assists and two steals vs. Michigan State… collected nine points, three steals and matched career bests in rebounds (9), assists (5) and blocked shots (2) in a career-high 36 minutes of action in win at Wisconsin… registered 11 points, collected four rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block in win over Penn State… posted 11 points, two assists and one rebound at Indiana… led Iowa in scoring at Illinois with 13 points, while also collecting six rebounds, two steals and one assist… tallied seven points, grabbed five rebounds, collected one block and one steal in eight-point win at Michigan… grabbed two rebounds, blocked one shot and collected one steal vs. Illinois… registered five points, one rebound and one steal vs. Indiana… tallied 13 points, collected six rebounds and four assists and registered a career-high five steals in a career-high 34 minutes of action vs. Wisconsin… posted 10 points, five rebounds and three steals vs. Northwestern… registered a team-high 19 points and grabbed six rebounds at Minnesota… tallied 11 points and collected three steals vs. Missouri… scored eight points, grabbed four rebounds and collected three steals at Drake… collected a career-high nine rebounds, dished out four assists and scored seven points vs. Denver… started her first collegiate game at Creighton where she scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds… swiped four steals and four assists vs. ISU… pulled down six rebounds and scored 11 points vs. South Alabama… recorded 12 points vs. NC State… scored eight points, grabbed four rebounds, blocked two shots and collected three steals vs. Northern Iowa… registered a game-high 21 points (8-10 FG, 2-3 FT) and collected three steals vs. Charlotte.
Named to the womenscollegehoops.com Top 21 Freshmen of Impact for 2002-03… competed in both the Women’s Basketball Coach’s Association All-Star Game and the McDonald’s All-American Game her senior year… scored seven points in both the WBCA All-Star Game and the McDonald’s All-American Game… a first team all-State and all-conference selection her senior year… a Nike all-American and a Street & Smith all-America honorable mention her junior season… averaged 17.9 ppg and 7.2 rpg her senior year at Lake Zurich High School… averaged 17.0 points and 7.0 rebounds her junior year… selected to the Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune and Daily Herald all-Area teams… played with current teammates Morgan Kasperek and Lindsay Richards on the Illinois Hustle AAU Team that was a four-time Illinois State Champion and also advanced to the Final Four National AAU Tournament three times (1998, 1999 and 2000).
Parents – Pete and Cindy Solverson and Sarah White
Brothers – Thor, Mike, Pat and A.J.
Major – Health and sports studies
Father – Played football for Drake University and the Washington Redskins
Points: 31, at Wisconsin, 3/2/08
Rebounds: 13, vs. Saint Joseph’s, 11/28/03
FGM: 12, at Wisconsin, 3/2/08
FGA: 21, at UW-Milwaukee, 12/28/04
FTM: 11, vs. Western Illinois, 12/21/04
FTA: 13, vs. Western Illinois, 12/21/04
Assists: 10, at Michigan, 2/19/05
Steals: 6, twice, last at UW-Milwaukee, 12/28/04
Blocks: 4, vs. Wisconsin, 1/18/04
Minutes: 36, twice, last at Iowa State, 12/3/03