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Christie Pung
Christie Pung

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pewamo, Mich.

High School:
Pewamo-Westphalia HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Point Guard

Birthdate:
03/19/1979


JUNIOR (1999-2000): Appeared in 29 games, averaging 10.2 minutes ... registered 86 points (3.0 ppg), 13 rebounds (0.4 rpg) and 45 assists ... season-high 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor and 3-of-3 from the free throw line vs. Indiana (1/13) ... eight points and two assists in upset win of then No. 4 Penn State (1/23) ... seven points, four assists, two steals and one block vs. Northwestern (2/3) ... seven points at Wisconsin (2/13) ... season-high five assists in season opener at Appalachian State (11/19) ... six points and two steals at Detroit (11/24) ... four points, four assists and one steal vs. Illinois State (12/2).

SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Academic All-Big Ten team ... played in 30 of 31 games ... suffered a sprained left shoulder late in the game with Minnesota (1/22) and was forced to sit out the Illinois (1/24) contest ... backup point guard who averaged 17.5 minutes per game ... contributed 3.8 points and 2.0 assists per game ... career-high 18 points against Indiana (2/26) for first career double-figure scoring game ... hit 5-of-8 shots from the floor and was 8-of-8 from the free throw line against the Hoosiers ... averaged 8.6 points and 2.6 assists per game in the last five contests ... 10 points and season-high 36 minutes against Wisconsin (3/17) ... tied career-high eight assists against Northwestern (2/12) ... made four free throws in the final 44 seconds of the game to help MSU secure a 70-64 win over Iowa (1/17).

FRESHMAN (1997-98): Appeared in 21-of-27 games, earning the starting nod in four contests (Kentucky, Texas, Vanderbilt, Bowling Green) ... averaged 15.5 minutes per game ... contributed 2.5 points and 1.8 assists per game ... season-highs of eight points, eight assists and 38 minutes in overtime win over Texas (11/29) ... solid all-around game against UC Santa Barbara (12/19), scoring five points, dishing off four assists and committing no turnovers in 25 minutes.

PRIOR TO MSU: Four-year starter at Pewamo-Westphalia High ... played for coach Donna Wirth in her final season ... sixth in the Miss Michigan Basketball voting as a senior ... first-team all-state selection as a junior and senior ... four-time first-team all-league honoree ... averaged 23.7 points, 5.4 steals, 4.6 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game as a senior in guiding her team to a league championship ... totaled 1,573 points, 302 assists, 405 steals and 265 rebounds in 83 career games ... first-team all-state honors as a pitcher in her senior season ... three-time all-region and all-district selection in softball ... guided team to the state quarterfinals in 1997 ... team captured league and district titles in her junior and senior seasons ... National Honor Society and Class Council.

PERSONAL: Born March 19, 1979 ... daughter of Kenneth and Virgene Pung ... majoring in accounting.

CAREER TOTALS

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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	21-4	17-49	.347	6-17	.353	12-17	.706	20	1.0	3	16-0	38	0	7	52	2.5	8	326
1998-99	30-0	40-98	.408	6-23	.261	27-41	.659	33	1.1	5	45-0	60	2	20	113	3.8	18	525
1999-2000	29-0	31-68	.456	11-22	.500	13-17	.765	13	0.4	2	29-1	45	1	14	86	3.0	12	297
Career	80-4	88-215	.409	23-62	.371	52-75	.693	66	0.8	5	90-1	143	3	41	251	3.1	18	1148

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 18, vs. Indiana, 2/26/99

Field Goals - 5, vs. Indiana, 2/26/99

FG Attempts - 8, vs. Northwestern, 2/3/00 & vs. Indiana, 2/26/99

3-Pt. Field Goals - 2, vs. Detroit, 11/24/99; vs. Michigan, 3/14/99 & vs. Vanderbilt, 12/3/97

3-Pt. FG Attempts - 4, vs. Vanderbilt, 12/3/97

Rebounds - 5, vs. Indiana, 2/26/99

Assists - 8, vs. Northwestern, 2/12/99 & vs. Texas, 11/29/97

Blocks - 1, vs. Northwestern, 2/3/00; vs. Iowa, 1/17/98 & vs. Ohio State, 12/30/98

Steals - 3, vs. Wisconsin, 3/17/99

Career Double Figure Scoring Games - 3