UMBC

Women's Basketball

 
21 - Kristen Coles
Kristen Coles
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charles Town, W.Va
High School: Nortre Dame Academy/American
Position: G

NOTES: Finished with 21 double-digit scoring games, 10 double-digit rebounding games and eight double-doubles... Ranked second in the America East in 2011-12 in field goal percentage (.467), seventh in rebounding (7.6 per game) and ninth in steals (1.8 per game)… Averaged a career-best 9.3 points per game in her junior campaign and nearly doubled her rebounding average, 7.6 from 3.9… Recorded six career double-doubles and seven double-figure rebounding games… Scored in double-digits 14 times in her career, with one 20-point performance coming against New Hampshire… Played freshman season at American and sat out the 2009-10 season due to NCAA transfer rules after coming to UMBC... Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

AS A SENIOR (2012-13): A team captain… Suffered two injuries and played just 12 games in her final season with the Retrievers… Averaged 9.2 points and 7.3 rebounds on the season… Tallied double-digit points in each of the last three games of her career… Recorded her eighth-career double-double at Binghamton (March 2), finishing with a team-best 14 points and 11 rebounds and adding two blocks… Fell one point shy of a double-double at Boston University (Feb. 23), scoring nine points and adding 10 rebounds… Pulled down a big offensive rebound in the minute of play at Stony Brook (Feb. 20) in a one-point win… Finished with eight points, eight rebounds and four steals against the Seawolves… Nearly recorded her second-straight double-double against New Hampshire (Feb. 13), finishing with 16 points and nine rebounds… Notched her first double-double of the season against Vermont (Feb. 9) with 12 points and 13 rebounds, with all 12 points coming at the free throw line… Returned to the lineup at Maine (Feb. 2) after missing the seven games due to injury, going a perfect five-for-five from the free throw line and finished with 11 points… Saw her first action of the season in game one of the Hawk Classic against Wagner (Dec. 28), but played in just three games before suffering a shoulder injury… Finished with 10 points and six rebounds against the Seahawks after missing the first 11 games of the season due to injury…College Sports Madness America East Preseason All-Conference Second Team honoree… Named the team’s Unsung Hero at the varsity athletic banquet.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Finished the year ranked seventh in the conference in rebounding, averaging 7.6 per game, and second in field goal percentage, shooting at a .467 clip… Led the team with 1.8 steals per game, good for ninth in the league… Appeared in 26 games, missing five games due to a sprained ankle… Increased scoring production from sophomore season (5.3) to 9.3 points per game in 2011-12… Nearly doubled rebounding average from 3.9 in 2010-11 to 7.6 as a junior, leading the team in rebounding a team-high 13 times… Led the team with six double-doubles on the year… Finished the year with double-digit points in five straight games, including all three of the America East Tournament games… Averaged double-digit points in America East contests with 10.3 points per game… Recorded back-to-back double-doubles to finish out the regular season (13 points, 10 rebounds against Boston U. (Feb. 22) and 19 points, 14 rebounds against Vermont on Feb. 25)… Notched her first 20-point performance against New Hampshire (Jan. 2) scoring 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor… Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds on Jan. 28 against New Hampshire, to go along with 11 points for her third double-double of the year… Registered first career double-double against Stony Brook on Jan. 12 (11 points, 12 rebounds) and followed with her second versus Hartford on Jan. 16 (10 points, 11 rebounds)… Pulled down double-digit rebounds for the first time in her UMBC career against Loyola (Nov. 22)… Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Started the first four games of the season, but came off the bench in the last 27 in which she played… Averaged 5.3 ppg and 3.9 rpg on the season…Ranked 15th in the America East with 1.4 steals per game… Led the Retrievers with a .421 field goal percentage and ranked third on the team with 44 steals… Sparked UMBC’s comeback at Albany with an offensive rebound and a steal on the Great Danes’ next possession (Jan. 26)…  Posted her third straight double-digit performance with 10 points and six rebounds in a career-high 30 minutes against Loyola (Dec. 29)… Recorded a perfect 6-for-6 night and a career-high 13 points with six boards in 25 minutes at Navy (Dec. 21)… Grabbed a huge offensive rebound against the Mids off her own missed free throw with 2:21 remaining, which set up the game-winning basket… Provided a spark off the bench at Virginia, scoring 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting and adding a career-best seven rebounds and three steals in 24 minutes (Dec. 18)… Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

2009-10: Sat out the entire season due to NCAA transfer rules… Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

AT AMERICAN (2008-09): Played in 23 games as a freshman for an Eagle team that earned a berth in the WNIT… Averaged 2.7 points and 1.9 rebounds per contest… Shot a team-best 60 percent from the floor (27-for-45)… Scored six points and added six rebounds and two assists at Holy Cross (Feb. 21)... Grabbed six rebounds in nine minutes against Brown (Jan. 6)… Made all four field goal attempts for eight points and added three steals at VCU (Dec. 30)… Scored nine points on 4-of-5 shooting against Howard (Nov. 19).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 McDonald’s High School All-America nominee… Averaged 10 points, six rebounds and two steals during her career at Notre Dame Academy in Middleburg, Va.… The Dragons were named the preseason No. 1 team in the nation by Full Court Press and ESPN in 2007-08 and finished the year ranked No. 1 in the Washington Metro area and No. 3 in the country… Led her team to the 2006 Virginia state title… The Dragons posted a combined 57-3 record in her final two seasons at Notre Dame… Served as team captain as a senior… Recipient of the Coaches’ Award as a junior… Tallied 19 points, 10 rebounds and three steals in the 2007 Nike Tournament of Champions national championship game against a team led by current Connecticut All-American Maya Moore… Selected to the 2008 Bishop Walsh All-Tournament Team… Four of her Notre Dame teammates also went on to play Division I basketball… A four-year honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Chris Coles and Lisa Bellamy… Father played basketball at Shenandoah University… Has seven younger siblings – Kayla, Christian, Kendall, Taylor, Kamran, Zoi and Loren… Enjoys writing poetry and short stories… Born Jan. 27, 1990… Received a bachelor's degree in May, after majoring in health administration and policy... Began work towards her master's degree in applied sociology over the summer.

 
 

 Year

 GP-GS

 Min-Avg.

 FG-FGA

 Pct.

 3FG-FGA

 Pct.

 FT-FTA

 Pct.

2008-09 (at AU)

23-0

183-8.0

27-45

.600

0-0

.000

8-19

.421

2009-10

DNP

 
      

2010-11

31-4

602-19.4

59-140

.421

0-0

.000

46-89

.517

2011-12

26-25

771-29.7

86-184

.467

0-1

.000

70-115

.609

2012-13

12-5

303-25.3

34-77

.442

0-0

.000

42-78

.538

TOTAL

92-34

1859-20.2

206-446

.462

0-1

.000

166-301

.551

 
 
 

 Year

 Off

 Def

 Reb

 Avg.

 PF

 FO

 A

 TO

 Blk

 Stl

 Pts.

 Avg.

2008-09 (at AU)

16

28

44

1.9

31

0

9

16

1

14

62

2.7

2009-10

 DNP

           

2010-11

45

76

121

3.9

82

4

22

35

10

44

164

5.3

2011-12

84

114

198

7.6

75

3

30

37

17

47

242

9.3

2012-13

41

46

87

7.3

33

1

7

18

3

17

110

9.2

TOTAL

186

264

450

4.9

221

8

68

106

31

122

578

6.3


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