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Stephanie Helgeson
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Stephanie Helgeson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
River Ridge, La.

High School:
St. Marys Dominican

Last College:
Purdue

Height:
6-4

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

02/26/2009

Women's Basketball vs UAB

Women's Basketball vs UAB

12/13/2008

Lady Eagles vs SEMO

Lady Eagles vs SEMO

12/21/2006

Womens Basketball vs Eastern Kentucky

Basketball vs Eastern Kentucky 11-25-06

Skilled post player ... Will challenge for a starting position at center ... Worked hard during the off season improving her overall game ... Adds depth ... Outstanding shot blocker ... Nice touch around the basket ... Excellent size ... Good passer ... 2007-08 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 34 games and started 17 contests ... Averaged 12.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game ... Led the team in field goal percentage, shooting 52.8 percent from the field ... Shot 71.0 percent from the line ... One of three players who over 50 percent during the season ... Recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds against Mississippi State (3/24) ... Scored 17 points against UALR (3/20) on 7-of-7 shooting from the field, including 1-of-1 from behind the arc ... Was 4-of-4 from the line as well ... Adds a big presence in the paint for the Lady Eagles ... Averaged 10.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in the C-USA Tournament ... Scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Houston (3/7) ... Was a perfect 7-of-7 from the line against the Cougars ... Led the team in blocked shots with 92 ... Ranked second in single-season blocks ... Named Conference USA Player of the Week (2/11) ... Ranked in top 20 in the league in scoring ... Fourth in field goal percentage and 15th in free throw percentage ... Third in blocked shots ... Averaged 13.6 points in C-USA games and shot 54.6 percent ... Scored a season-high 26 points against UAB (2/9) ... Had a season-high 14 rebounds against UCF (1/25) ... Had three double-doubles on the season ... Just missed a triple double with 14 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks against Memphis (2/28) ... Had 51 assists and 23 steals ... Shot over 50 percent in 23 games... 2006-07 (r-Sophomore): Sat out last season to meet NCAA transfer eligibility rules ... Will have three years of eligibility remaining ... 2005-06 (2005-06 Freshman-Purdue): Played in 11 games at Purdue, scoring eight points and grabbing 11 rebounds ... Prep: A four-year letterwinner at St. Mary's Dominican, where she scored 2,051 points in her career ... Averaged 13.6 points as a senior and 16.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots as a junior ... A two-time honorable mention Street & Smith All-American ... Ranked top 100 on McDonald's All-America list ... A two-time all-state selection ... Four-time all-district pick ... Three-time district MVP ... Also received all-New Orleans and all-metro honors ... Class 5A state runner-up as a freshman, junior and senior ... Ranked 51st by Blue Star ... Coached by Christy Theiler as a freshman and sophomore, and Ryan Reuter as a junior and senior ... Played AAU basketball for New Orleans Dominos with fellow teammate Kendra Reed ... Personal: Daughter of Elizabeth and Donald Helgeson ... Has an older sister, Jessica, who played volleyball at UNO ... Born March 19, 1987 ... A coaching major.

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