NOTES: Ranks 14th in MSU history with 543 career rebounds ... ninth in Spartan history with 231 career free throws made.
JUNIOR (2002-03): Played in all 29 games, starting 13 ... awarded MSU?s Playmaker Award ... ranked tied for 27th in the Big Ten in rebounding (4.7) ... third on the team in assists (74 - 2.6 per game) and steals (39) ... scored six points with three rebounds and three assists in season-opening win vs. Fresno State Nov. 23 ... 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists in victory vs. Mercer Nov. 29 ... 12 points and six rebounds vs. Kent State Dec. 3 ... seven points, four rebounds and three assists in win at Oakland Dec. 5 ... season-high 15 points with eight rebounds vs. Detroit Jan. 12 ... six points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals vs. Indiana Jan. 16 ... six points, seven rebounds and five assists at Penn State Jan. 19 ... six points, five boards, two steals and a block in MSU?s upset of No. 10 Minnesota Jan. 23 ... season-high 12 rebounds in season-best 34 minutes Jan. 30 vs. Michigan ... six assists Feb. 6 at Wisconsin ... career-high nine assists with seven rebounds and four points in win over No. 22/24 Ohio State Feb. 13 ... eight points, seven rebounds and two blocks in win at Iowa Feb. 27 ... 10 points in Big Ten Tournament game vs. Ohio State March 7 ... team-high three steals in NCAA Tournament game vs. TCU.
SUMMER (2002): Traveled with the Big Ten Foreign Tour Team to the Netherlands and Belgium ... averaged team-highs of 11.0 points and 8.6 rebounds to lead squad to a 5-0 record.
SOPHOMORE (2001-02): MSU?s Coaches Award winner ... played in all 32 games, starting the last 26 ... second-leading scorer (9.6 ppg) and rebounder (5.8 rpg) ... twice recorded four-straight games in double digits (Jan. 5-13, and Nov. 28-Dec. 15) ... scored 11 points and added eight rebounds and four assists in season opener vs. Buffalo Nov. 16 ... 15 points vs. Detroit Nov. 28, including the game-winning free throws with 4.4 seconds left ... was 6-of-8 (.750) from the field and 3-of-4 from the free throw line vs. UDM ... added 14 points and six rebounds in Big Ten opener vs. Indiana Dec. 30 ... held to career-low zero points vs. Michigan Jan. 2 ... 10 points and four rebounds vs. Georgia Jan. 5 ... 10 points, three rebounds and three steals vs. Minnesota Jan. 7 ... 10 points and eight rebounds vs. Wisconsin Jan. 10 ... 18 points at Illinois Jan. 13, also added six rebounds and three steals ... despite playing on a sprained ankle suffered in the first half at Ohio State Jan. 17, finished with six points, four rebounds and three assists in 26 minutes ... four points and six rebounds vs. Penn State Jan. 20 ... six points, five rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist at Iowa Jan. 24 ... led team with 13 points in 58-57 win over No. 15 Wisconsin Jan. 30 ... 12 points and seven rebounds at Indiana Feb. 3 ... career-best 25 points in win over Illinois Feb. 9 ... was 8-of-12 (.667) from the field and 9-of-10 (.900) from the line, also added four rebounds and five steals ... six points and four rebounds at Penn State Feb. 14, and hit the game-tying basket with 2.9 seconds left to send the game into overtime ... 14th game in double figures with 11 points at Minnesota Feb. 24, also added six rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes before fouling out ... 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and nine rebounds in Big Ten Tournament vs. Ohio State Feb. 28 ... added 11 points, eight rebounds, four steals and three assists in WNIT First Round vs. DePaul March 14 ... just missed double-double with nine points and nine rebounds in WNIT Quarterfinals vs. Alabama March 19 ... totaled 12 points, four boards and four assists in WNIT Semifinals at Oregon March 23.
FRESHMAN (2000-01): All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (media) ... first time in school history that a freshman was named to the All-Big Ten team ... MSU?s MVP ... also earned MSU?s Best Rebounder and M.M.O.C. Awards ... played in all 28 games, starting 25 ... averaged team-leading 11.2 points and 7.8 rebounds ... led Big Ten in defensive rebounds (5.9 rpg) and was third in overall rebounding (7.8) ... led MSU and was ninth in Big Ten in steals (54 steals/1.92 spg) ... ranked in eight different categories on MSU?s freshman records chart, including third in scoring (313), fourth in rebounding (219) and tied for fourth in steals (54) ... 13 points and eight rebounds in first career contest vs. Arkansas State Nov. 17 ... 13 rebounds and seven steals vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay Dec. 5, also added eight points ... nine points, 11 rebounds and two blocks at Samford Dec. 8 ... first career double-double with 13 points and 15 rebounds at Alabama Dec. 10 ... 13 points and seven steals at Dayton Dec. 17, also added six rebounds in 36 minutes ... Co-Big Ten Player of the Week after her performance vs. OSU and Minnesota ... 17 points in win vs. Ohio State Jan. 4, and hit game-winning basket with 2:03 remaining ... second career double-double at Minnesota Jan. 7 with 12 points and 12 rebounds ... 14 points in 37 minutes vs. Wisconsin Jan. 11 ... 10 points and four rebounds vs. Illinois Jan. 14 ... just missed double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds at No. 6/6 Purdue Jan. 18 ... hauled down 11 rebounds, including nine on the defensive glass, in loss to Michigan Jan. 25 ... 15 points and six rebounds at No. 19/15 Penn State Jan. 28 ... third career double-double with 11 rebounds and 20 points vs. Iowa Feb. 1 ... career-high 23 points vs. Indiana Feb. 11, just missed double-double with nine rebounds ... 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals at Northwestern Feb. 15 ... 18 points, nine rebounds and four steals at Ilinois Feb. 18 ... just missed double-double with 16 points and nine rebounds in Big Ten Tournament First Round loss to Ohio State March 1.
PRIOR TO MSU: Earned three letters at Utica High School playing for Tom MacDonald ... UHS captured 2000 Class A state championship title and finished season with a 27-0 record ... averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks as a senior ... fourth in balloting for Miss Michigan Basketball ... Detroit Free Press Dream Team ... all-state first-team ... all-league, all-county, all-Metro honors as a senior ... league and county MVP ... team captain of basketball, volleyball and track teams as a senior ... three-year state qualifier in shotput ... holds Utica shotput record ... all-league, all-county Dream Team and league MVP honors in volleyball ... played AAU ball for the Michigan Blazers ... four-year All-Michigan AAU selection ... Vice-President of S.A.D.D.
PERSONAL: Born March 14, 1982 ... daughter of John Pagel and Toni Pagel ... mother played field hockey, women?s basketball and softball at Wayne State University ... interpersonal communication major.
Pagel's Career Highs Points - 25 vs. Illinois, 2/09/02 Field Goals - 9 vs. Indiana, 2/11/01 FG Attempts - 20 vs. Indiana, 2/11/01 3-Pt. Field Goals - 1, seven times, last vs. Detroit, 1/12/03 Rebounds - 15 at Alabama, 12/10/00 Assists - 9 vs. Ohio State, 2/13/03 Blocks - 2, three times, last vs. Oakland, 12/30/01 Steals - 7 vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay, 12/5/00, & at Dayton, 12/17/00 Minutes - 37, three times, last vs. Ohio State, 2/28/02
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