University of Iowa Athletics

#11 Trisha Nesbitt

Height 5-6
Class Sr.
Hometown Ames, Iowa
High School Ames
Trisha Nesbitt - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

2012-13 as a Senior…
Played in 31 games… Academic All-Big Ten selection… given team’s Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award… scored a career-high 12 points at Drake (Dec. 16), going 3-of-4 from the field, including 2-of-3 from 3-point distance and a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line… finished the season with 37 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists.

2011-12 as a Junior…
Played in 15 games…Academic All-Big Ten selection… had minor knee surgery and missed the first 10 games of the season…saw first action of the season Dec. 20 vs. Drake, recording one rebound and one steal in seven minutes of play… finished the season with five points, three rebounds, four assists and three steals.

2010-11 as a Sophomore…
Played in 15 games…Academic All-Big Ten selection… missed the first 15 games with a foot injury… finished the season with eight points, four rebounds and five assists… played a season-high 13 minutes vs. Indiana (Jan. 16).

2009-10 as a Freshman…
Played in all 34 games… career-high 10 points in win over Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament semifinals (March 6)… recorded first career start and played a career-high 37 minutes in win at Indiana (Feb. 11).

High School…
A three-time first team all-conference, and two-time first team all-state and first team all-district (IGCA) honoree playing for Ames High School… consensus first team all-state selection and named to the all-state tournament team (class 4A) as a senior… second team all-state honoree as a junior… named her team’s MVP her junior and senior seasons… concluded her prep career with 1,075 points and 162 steals, which ranks third best at Ames… also amassed 424 career assists, which ranks second most at the school… as a senior, led the state in free throw makes (145) and attempts (207)… led her team in scoring (15.6), assists (5.4), and ranked second in steals (2.7) and 3-pointers (26) in leading her team to a state runner-up finish in 2009… helped lead Ames to a 75-20 four-year overall record, two conference titles and two state tournament appearances… helped guide the Little Cyclones to a school record 23 victories her senior campaign… currently holds the school record for single-season assists (140) and free throws made in a season (145) and career (375)… was also an outstanding soccer player her first two years at Ames… a two-time all-conference soccer selection and helped her team advance to the state tournament her freshman and sophomore years… also excelled in the classroom, graduating with a 3.9 GPA.

Parents are Pam and Troy Nesbitt… has three sisters, Rachel, Renee and Morgan and three brothers, Tyler, Malachi and Trey… sports studies major.