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Kristy Halvorsen
Kristy Halvorsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, FL

High School:
Godby High School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
12/09/1978

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


About Halvorsen: Returns for her senior season...received FAU's 2001 Student Athlete-of-the-Year award...led the team in blocks in her freshman and sophomore seasons...sat-out her true-freshman season in 1997-98 due to a knee injury..finished 1999 spring semester with a 4.0 g.p.a.

Junior (`00-`01): Played in 27 games and started 14...averaged 5.0 points and 5.0 rebounds...second on the team in rebounding...scored a career-high 21 points and had a double-double (11 rebounds) November 30 at Jacksonville State...grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds December 2 at Samford...grabbed at least 11 rebounds in three separate games...had a four-game stretch from November 24-December 2 where she averaged 11.3 points and 11.3 rebounds...named A-Sun Player-of-the-Week on December 4...had at least two blocks in six games.

Sophomore ('99-'00): Played in all 29 games, starting 11...grabbed a season-high nine rebounds November 23 against Furman...scored a career-high 19 points December 11 against Miami...had 11 points two days later against Bethune-Cookman...scored 14 points January 13 at Jacksonville and went 12-for-13 from the line in that game...had eight rebounds in back-to-back games at Jacksonville and Stetson January 13 and January 15...scored 15 points February 29 at Samford.

Freshman ('98-'99): Played in all 26 games, starting the final six...led the team with 23 blocks...came on strong at the end, averaging nearly 31 minutes played, 7.3 points and 6.0 rebounds over those final six contests...scored a career-high 11 points against Samford...had eight points, a career-high 11 rebounds, and three blocks against Georgia State...blocked five shots at Troy State.

('97-'98): Sat out due to injury.

High School: Attended Godby High School in Tallahassee, FL...palyed for Reginald Davis...averaged 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks per game as a senior...also shot 53-percent from the field...finished with over 1,300 career rebounds and 111 blocks as a senior...Kruel Classic All-Tournament team member and named Honorable Mention Big Bend (by the Tallahassee Democrat).

Personal: Mechanical Engineering major...daughter of Rick Halvorsen and Margie Schlinger...born December 9, 1978 in Tallahassee, FL.

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