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Becky Cummings
Becky Cummings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walled Lake, Mich.

High School:
Walled Lake Central HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/19/1978


SENIOR (2000-01): Tri-captain.

JUNIOR (1999-2000): All-Big Ten First-Team (coaches) and All-Big Ten Second-Team (media) ... GTE Academic All-District First-Team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Felpausch/MSU Classic All-Tournament team ... MSU?s Unsung Hero Award ... Co-Big Ten Player of the Week (Jan. 24) after leading MSU to a pair of wins, including an upset victory over then No. 4 Penn State and Iowa ... averaged 20 points and 7.5 rebounds in the two games, shooting 87 percent from the field and 86 percent from the free throw line ... appeared in 31 games, starting 30 ... second on squad in scoring (15.1 ppg) and rebounding (7.4 rpg) ... led Big Ten and ranked third in nation in field goal percentage (.621) ... the .621 field goal percentage ranks first in MSU history ... had double-figure scoring in 27 games ... second on squad with eight double-doubles ... scored in double figures in 11 of the final 12 games ... career-high 23 points and added 13 boards in win at CMU (12/8) ... matched career-high 23 points, including an 11-for-11 performance at the free throw line, in Big Ten opener at Michigan (12/30) ... 18 points and 10 rebounds vs. Wisconsin (1/9) ... 19 points and seven rebounds in WNIT First Round win over Villanova (3/15).

SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (media) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 31 games ... team?s third-leading scorer with 11.5 points per game ... second on the team and tied for ninth in the Big Ten with a 7.4 rebounds per game ... shot a team-best .593 from the field, good for second on the MSU single-season chart ... third on the team with 39 steals ... scored in double figures 23 times, including 10 of the last 13 games ... season-best 21 points against Ohio (12/9) ... garnered double-figure rebounds 10 times, including a career-high 13 against SMU (11/27) ... nine double-doubles, good for sixth among Big Ten players ... hit game-winning basket at the buzzer to lift MSU to a 69-68 win over Michigan in the second round of the WNIT (3/14) ... 19 points and 11 rebounds in WNIT quarterfinal loss to Wisconsin (3/17/99) ... 17 points, on 7-of-7 shooting from the field, against No. 2 Purdue (1/31/99) ... MVP of the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic after guiding MSU to tourney wins over SMU (11/27/99) and Texas A&M (11/28).

SUMMER (1998): Member of the Big Ten Tour Team that posted a 4-0 mark over teams in Denmark and Sweden ... averaged 6.5 points and 3.5 rebounds.

FRESHMAN (1997-98): Appeared in all 27 games, starting final five games ... averaged 16.9 minutes per game, tops among MSU?s five rookies ... contributed 4.4 points and 3.8 rebounds per game ... shot .719 from the free throw line ... went to the charity stripe 89 times (3.3 per game) and connected on 64 ... sank two free throws with four seconds remaining to give MSU a 74-72 road win over Ohio State (2/8) ... team?s leading rebounder five times ... scored in double figures three times, including a season-high 14 points against Ohio State (1/9) ... first double-double of career with 10 points and season-high 12 rebounds against McNeese State (12/22) ... nine points and six rebounds in a season-high 29 minutes in first collegiate start vs. Purdue (2/13) ... nine rebounds against Penn State (2/20).

PRIOR TO MSU: Four-year starter for coach Steve Emert at Walled Lake Central High ... fourth in Miss Michigan Basketball voting as a senior ... two-time all-state first-team selection by the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News ... Detroit News All-State Dream Team as a senior ... all-metro selection in 1995 and 1996, she captained the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News All-Metro squads in 1996 ... three-time all-conference and all-county Dream Team selection ... team MVP three times ... all-state academic award winner in basketball as a junior and senior ... scored over 1,500 points, pulled down more than 1,000 rebounds and had 350 blocked shots in her four-year career ... team captain as a senior and averaged 22.8 points, 12.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks per game ... guided her team to the Class A state finals in 1995 and the state quarterfinals in 1996 ... AAU team won a silver medal at the 1995 Junior Olympic Championships ... three-year starter on the volleyball team ... two-time first-team all-state honoree ... broke school record with 603 career kills ... three-time all-conference, all-area and all-county selection in volleyball ... 1997 Michigan Sports Hall of Fame ?Tomorrow?s Winners? Female High School Athlete of the Year ... 1997 Detroit Free Press Top 10 Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... four-time Walled Lake Central academic letterwinner.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 19, 1978, she is the daughter of Tom and Janet Cummings ... brother-in-law, Joe Jouppi, played football at Hillsdale College ... majoring in audiology and speech sciences ... member of the Peer Leader Leadership Program.

CAREER TOTALS

				-- Three-Point --
YEAR	GP-GS	FG-FGA	FG%	FG-FGA	FG%	FT-FTA	FT%	REB	AVG	HG	PF-D	A	BL	ST	PTS	AVG	HG	MIN
1997-98	27-5	27-74	.365	0-0	.000	64-89	.719	103	3.8	12	49-0	15	11	14	118	4.4	14	456
1998-99	31-31	131-221	.593	0-0	.000	95-149	.638	229	7.4	13	90-5	38	16	39	357	11.5	21	878
1999-2000	31-30	169-272	.621	0-0	.000	130-191	.681	228	7.4	15	78-2	42	15	28	468	15.1	23	925
Career	89-66	327-567	.577	0-0	.000	289-429	.674	560	6.3	15	217-7	95	42	81	943	10.6	23	2259

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 23, vs. Michigan, 12/30/99 & vs. Central Michigan, 12/8/99

Field Goals - 10, vs. North Carolina, 12/19/99 & vs. Dayton, 12/17/99

FG Attempts - 16, vs. Dayton, 12/17/99

Rebounds - 15, vs. Ohio State, 1/2/00

Assists - 4, vs. Akron, 3/11/99 & vs. Indiana, 2/22/98

Blocks - 2, 4 times

Steals - 4, vs. Penn State, 1/23/00; vs. Michigan, 2/14/99 & vs. Butler, 11/13/98

Career Double-Doubles - 18

Career Double Figure Scoring Games - 53

Career Double Figure Rebounding Games - 18