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One-third of the highest scoring trio, from one class, in Big Ten history (Skouby, Ausdemore, Smith)… Iowa and the Big Ten’s all-time free throw percentage leader, missing only 21 attempts in four years (174-195, .892)… team co-captain her senior year… one of Iowa’s most prolific 3-point shooters ever… a career 40.7 percent 3-point shooter (221-543), which ranks third in Iowa career accuracy… ranks second in Iowa career 3-pointers made (221) and attempted (543),10th in scoring (1,343) and 20th in rebounding (490)… led or shared the team in scoring 30 times… drained 78 triples her junior year, the second-most total ever in a single-season by an Iowa player (84 by Lindsey Meder in 2001-02)… her 3-point field goal percentage (.456, 78-171) set her junior season, ranks third-best in Iowa single-season history, but ranks first among former Hawkeyes who had 100 attempts or more… broke the Iowa single-season free throw percentage (.902, 55-61) and conference-season free throw percentage (.975, 39-40) records her sophomore campaign… her 97.5 percent free throw shooting during Big Ten play her sophomore year ranks second in conference history… missed only 21 career free throws (174-195, .892)… sank a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record (by an Iowa player) six 3-pointers vs. Penn State on Feb. 18, 2007 and tied her own record again vs. Minnesota on Feb. 17, 2008… broke the Iowa sophomore single-season 3-pointers made record (62), previously held by Lindsey Meder (60)… ranks seventh in Iowa single-season 3-point field goal percentage when she shot at a 41.6 percent (62-149) clip her sophomore year… ranks 10th in Iowa single-season sophomore scoring (383)… posted career highs in every statistical category her sophomore year… ranks fifth in Iowa single-season 3-pointers made (20) for a freshman… ranks third in Iowa single-season 3-pointers for a senior (61)… scored in double figures 72 career contests and secured double-digit rebounds four times during her four-year career… three-time academic all-Big Ten honoree… three-time KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team honoree.
2008-09 as a Senior…
Third team all-Big Ten by the league coaches and honorable mention by the media… academic all-Big Ten selection… first Iowa Women’s Basketball recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award… earned the team’s Coaches Award and Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award… named to the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament team… named to the Paradise Jam ‘Reef Division’ All-Tournament team… posted single-season bests in field goals made (141), rebounds (157), assists (78) and steals (29)… ranked second in team scoring (12.3), steals (29) and 3-pointers made (61), first in free throw percentage (.912), and third in assists (78) and rebounding (4.9)… ranked fifth in 3-pointers made (1.94) and field goal percentage (.462), sixth scoring (13.2), and 10th in 3-point percentage (.361), in Big Ten Conference games only… her 14 three-point field goal attempts vs. Penn State (Feb. 1) tied a school single-game record… led Iowa or shared team-high scoring honors a team-best 11 times… pulled down six rebounds or more 13 times… missed only five free throws(52-57, .912)… tallied seven points, six rebounds and four assists in season opening win vs. Texas State… collected 10 points, three rebounds and three assists in win over Providence… recorded a double-double (17 points, 10 rebounds) and also had three assists in victory over Texas Tech at the Paradise Jam… registered her second-straight double-double of the season (21 points, 11 rebounds) and also collected a team-high four assists in overtime loss to South Florida at the Paradise Jam… credited with a team-high 10 points and also grabbed five rebounds in loss to #3 California at the Paradise Jam… pulled down five rebounds, dished out a team-high four assists and scored two points in victory over #22 Iowa State… scored six points, all from the foul line, and pulled down seven defensive rebounds and had two assists in win over UNI… tallied 20 points, bolstered by 4-6 shooting behind the arc, and collected a season-high four steals and grabbed four rebounds in road victory at Drake… collected a game-high 20 points, bolstered by 4-5 from 3-point range, and two assists in road triumph at Wisconsin… played all 40 minutes, netting 13 points and collecting five rebounds and two assists in home loss to Purdue… credited with 11 points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal in road loss at Purdue… recorded seven points and dished out six assists in home win over Minnesota… tied a season high with 21 points, bolstered by 5-10 shooting from 3-point range, grabbed four rebounds and collected a game-high two steals in home win over Michigan… netted a game-high 18 points and also collected two steals in loss at Michigan State… scored 15 points, pulled down six rebounds and dished out a career-high seven assists in 51 minutes of action in triple overtime win vs. Penn State… tallied a team-high 20 points, bolstered by a career-high 11-12 shooting from the foul line, and also corralled seven rebounds in home triumph over Indiana… posted 13 points, five rebounds and four assists in loss at Minnesota… scored 14 points and also added six rebounds, two assists and two steals in upset victory over #13 Ohio State… recorded third double-double of the year with 17 points and a career-high 13 rebounds in 20-point come-from-behind win at Penn State… registered 15 points, four assists and three rebounds in home win over Wisconsin… collected a game-high 19 points and also hauled in eight rebounds in road triumph at Michigan… had 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists in home win over Illinois… tallied 11 points, four assists and tied a career high with five steals in road victory at Northwestern… poured in a game-high 25 points and also chased down seven rebounds in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals win over fifth-seeded Minnesota… had nine points and six boards in Big Ten Tournament semifinals loss to top-seeded Ohio State… credited with 12 points, three rebounds and three assists in NCAA first round loss to Georgia Tech.
2007-08 as a Junior…
Started all 32 games… ranked first in team 3-point shooting (78-171, .456), second in scoring (11.6) and field goal percentage (.473, 132-279), fourth in rebounding (3.7) and assists (52) and fifth in steals (22)… academic all-Big Ten honoree… honorable mention all-Big Ten selection by the media… made an Iowa junior record 78 triples, besting Lindsey Meder’s old mark of 68 set during the 2000-01 season… netted double figures in 23 of Iowa’s 32 games, including 16 of the last 20… led the nation in 3-point field goal accuracy for three weeks (Dec.17-Jan. 2) and finished the season ranked third (attempting 23 more triples than the top-ranked player)… named to the KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team… recognized on the ESPN The Magazine Academic all-District third team… ranked first in 3-point field goal percentage (.456), second in 3-pointers made (2.44), ninth in field goal percentage (.473) and 18th in scoring (11.6) in Big Ten all games rankings… recorded one double-double (vs. Mississippi State)… made three 3-pointers or more in a game 14 times this year… scored all of her team-high 12 points from 3-point range (4-7) and collected four assists and two steals in season opening victory over Dartmouth… tallied 11 points, four rebounds and two blocks in win over Drake… recorded six of her eight points from the free throw line and also collected three rebounds and a block in triumph at UNI… shared game high scoring honors netting 17 points in 6-11 shooting from the field, including an efficient 5-8 shooting from 3-point range, and also corralled 10 rebounds to post her second career double-double in win over Mississippi State at the Caribbean Challenge… registered all five of her points in the second half in loss to #13 Arizona State at the Caribbean Challenge… posted a team-best 23 points, shooting an efficient 9-10 from the field, including 3-4 from 3-point range, and 2-3 from the foul line and also secured a team-high eight rebounds in loss to Georgia Tech… had five points and five rebounds in victory over Detroit… netted a team-high 16 points and also had five rebounds, two assists and two blocks at Iowa State… recorded 12 points, four rebounds and two assists in win over Northern Illinois… scored eight points and snagged three rebounds vs. #21 Wyoming… tallied all of her game-high 19 points in the first half, bolstered by 5-6 shooting behind the arc in the first stanza, and secured a team-high seven rebounds in triumph over Western Illinois… registered three rebounds, three points and a block in home win over Penn State… collected 10 points and three defensive rebounds in road loss at Michigan… netted 12 of her team-high 16 points in the second half and also registered five rebounds and two assists in road overtime victory at Minnesota… credited with 10 points and equaled a career high with five assists in home loss to #20 Ohio State… had five points, two rebounds and a game and career-high five steals in home overtime win vs. Wisconsin… scored all of her 10 points in the first half and also had two rebounds and two assists in road triumph at Illinois… recorded 11 points and four rebounds in home victory over Purdue… posted all of her 11 points in the second half and also collected three rebounds and two assists in home win over Michigan… registered 15 points, seven rebounds and two assists in road victory at Northwestern… netted 16 points, bolstered by 4-5 shooting from long distance, and also collected five rebounds on home triumph over Indiana… led all scorers with 19 points and retrieved five rebounds in home win over Michigan State… tallied 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in road victory at Penn State… turned in a team-high 13 points and collected five rebounds and two assists in road loss at Purdue… poured in a game-high 22 points, bolstered by 6-10 shooting from behind the arc, and collected four rebounds and two assists in home win over Minnesota… netted 11 of her 13 points in the first half in road defeat at #20 Ohio State… led all scorers with 16 points and also had five rebounds in home triumph over Northwestern… scored her only three points on a crucial 3-pointer late in the second half and also collected two rebounds and two assists in road win at Wisconsin that clinched co-Big Ten regular season championship… turned in six points and three rebounds in Big Ten quarterfinals win over Michigan… recorded 10 points and two assists in Big Ten semifinals loss to Purdue… scored 16 points on 6-9 shooting, including 4-7 from long distance in loss to Georgia in the first round of the NCAA Championships.
2006-07 as a Sophomore…
Averaged 13.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists, starting all 30 games… led the team in scoring (15.2), free throw percentage (.975, 39-40) and 3-pointers made (40) and attempted (77) and ranked second in field goal percentage (.494, 82-166) during conference play… earned all-Big Ten third team laurels by the coaches, honorable mention recognition by the media and Iowa’s women’s basketball nominee for the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award… named to the WBCA Classic and Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament teams… named to the Academic All-District second team… Academic all-Big Ten selection… netted double figures 21 times, including scoring 20 points or more six times… ranked 14th in the country in 3-point field goal percentage… posted team highs in blocks and scoring eight times, assists five times, rebounds four times and steals three times… averaged 19.6 points and 4.4 rebounds the last five games of the regular season… missed only one free throw (39-40) during the 16-game conference season, a percentage that ranks second-best in Big Ten history during league play… converted 55-61 from the foul line for the season, breaking the school percentage record (.902)… made at least one triple the last 16 regular season games… sank two 3-pointers or more 19 times, including in 12-of-16 Big Ten contests… ranked first in free throw percentage (.975), second in 3-point field goal percentage (.519) and 3-pointers made (2.5), fifth in scoring (15.2), seventh in field goal percentage (.494) and 13th in minutes played (33.38) in Big Ten Conference games only rankings… tied the Carver-Hawkeye Arena record for most 3-pointers made (5) by an Iowa player vs. Quinnipiac… bested her five triples by draining six on eight attempts in the regular season finale vs. Wisconsin to break the Carver-Hawkeye Arena record by an Iowa player… tallied 15 points, grabbed six rebounds and collected three assists in season-opening win vs. Missouri State… scored 12 points and collected six rebounds and four assists in victory over Kansas… netted 19 points and collected eight rebounds and a game-high five assists in win over Indiana State… scored 23 points, bolstered by 5-7 shooting from 3-point range and also collected five rebounds and five assists in triumph over Quinnipiac… registered 10 points, eight rebounds and a career-high three blocks in victory over Florida International… recorded seven points and five rebounds in loss to Louisiana Tech… collected 12 points, three assists, three rebounds and a game-high two blocks in win at Creighton… recorded five points, three rebounds and four assists in loss to Iowa State… tallied seven points and four rebounds in victory over Samford… scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in loss at UW-Green Bay… grabbed a team-high six rebounds and scored 15 points and collected three assists in loss at Rutgers… registered two points, two rebounds and two assists in win at Drake… netted 23 points on 7-9 shooting from the field, including 4-5 from 3-point range, and 5-5 from the foul line and grabbed five rebounds in victory at Minnesota… tallied 10 points, two steals, one rebound and one assist in home loss to #7 Ohio State… scored 12 points and collected six rebounds and two assists in home loss to #10 Purdue… recorded 13 points, five rebounds and three assists in win at Northwestern… netted a game-high 22 points and cleared six rebounds, playing a career-high 39 minutes in victory at Indiana… scored a team-high 12 points, grabbed six rebounds and equaled a career high with a game-high five assists in home loss to #20 Michigan State… registered six points and four assists in road loss at #21 Michigan State… posted her first career double-double, scoring 14 points and grabbing a game-high 11 rebounds, and dished out four assists in playing a career-high 44 minutes in home overtime defeat to Minnesota… tallied 12 points, on 4-8 shooting from behind the 3-point arc, and corralled five rebounds in road loss at Penn State… netted a team-high 12 points and collected two assists in road defeat at #5 Ohio State… scored all nine points in the second half and collected four rebounds, three assists and two steals in home win over Michigan… posted a then-career high in points (27) and equaled career highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (6) and field goals made (9) in road loss at Wisconsin… recorded career highs in points (29) and free throws made (8) and attempted (8), matched a career high in steals (3) and also collected five rebounds in loss to Illinois… collected 13 points, four rebounds and matched a career high with three blocks in home victory over Penn State… grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and scored five points in loss at #15 Purdue… shared a team-high of 24 points, bolstered by 6-8 shooting from behind the arc and 6-6 from the foul line, and collected five rebounds and three assists in home win over Wisconsin.
2005-06 as a Freshman…
First Hawkeye to start the season sinking her first 19 free throw attempts and converted 95.0 percent (38-40) from the foul line, ranking first among Big Ten freshmen… Iowa was 11-4 when she scored seven points or more… scored in 27 of Iowa’s 29 games, including netting seven points or more 15 times… recorded double figures six times… tallied nine points and collected two assists and two steals in win over UW-Milwaukee… netted seven points and recorded three assists, one rebound and one steal in loss to #22 Oklahoma… collected eight points, four rebounds, three assists and two blocks in win over Rider… registered 10 points in win over UW-Green Bay… scored eight points and grabbed two rebounds in win over Vermont… recorded two points, two rebounds and three assists vs. #6 Rutgers… grabbed five rebounds and netted two points at Iowa State… tallied four points, three rebounds and three assists in win over Drake… amassed seven points, three rebounds and two steals in win at Northern Iowa… collected eight points, bolstered by a perfect 6-6 from the foul line, five rebounds and two assists in win over Creighton… registered seven points, two assists and two rebounds at Indiana… collected 14 points, two blocks and two steals in home win over Illinois… tallied four points, four rebounds and two assists in win at Michigan… scored three points in home win over #9 Michigan State… recorded four points, five rebounds and three assists in home loss to #8 Ohio State… posted seven points and career highs in assists (4) and steals (3) in road win at Northwestern… netted six points and collected four rebounds and two assists in home loss to #12 Minnesota… tallied 12 points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal at Penn State… registered career highs in points (23), field goals made (7) and attempted (14), free throws made (6) and attempted (6) and minutes played (37) in victory over #8 Purdue… scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in home win over Northwestern… recorded four points, two assists, two steals and one rebound in two-point loss at #14 Michigan State… collected five points and one rebound in home win over Michigan… amassed 14 points (5-9 FG, 2-2 FT) and collected two rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in victory at Illinois… tallied 12 points and three rebounds in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals loss to #16 Michigan State… netted five points and pulled down three rebounds in NCAA First Round loss to #20 BYU.
Named 2005 Miss Iowa Basketball… Tri-Center High School’s Basketball MVP all four years… two-time first team all-state and all-conference selection… named the Southwest Iowa (SWI) Player of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year her senior season… Class 2A State Tournament team captain… named the state tournament MVP after posting 31 points and 10 rebounds in championship game… averaged 19.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 3.4 apg her senior year… established school records for season scoring (542) and 3-point field goal percentage (.490)… her 49 percent shooting from beyond the arc ranked second in the state… named the 2003 SWI Volleyball Player of the Year… earned second team all-state and first team all-conference volleyball recognition in 2003… also lettered in track and field… 2004 state discus champion and 2005 Drake Relays discus champion… named the 2004 AAU 17-and under Outstanding Amateur Athlete… state finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman and McDonald’s all-American team nominee… member of the National Honor Society… class president… state scholar and valedictorian of her class.
Parents – Gary and Sue Ausdemore
Brothers – Ben
Major – Marketing
Points: 29, vs. Illinois, 2/15/07
Rebounds: 12, at Penn State, 2/15/09
FGM: 10, vs. Minnesota, 3/6/09
FGA: 19, vs. Penn State, 2/1/09
FTM: 11, vs. Indiana, 2/5/09
FTA: 12, vs. Indiana, 2/5/09
Assists: 7, vs. Penn State, 2/1/09
Steals: 5, twice, last at Northwestern, 3/1/09
Blocks: 3, twice, last vs. Penn State, 2/18/07
Minutes: 51, vs. Penn State, 2/1/09