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Vnemina Reese
Vnemina Reese

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
South Side HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Point Guard

Birthdate:
06/30/1980


SOPHOMORE (2000-01): Tri-captain.

SUMMER (2000): Toured with Big Ten Foreign Tour Team in August 2000 ... team posted 3-2 record in five games through Austria, Slovakia and Hungary ... averaged 5.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 0.8 assists in five games.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (1999-2000): Started 30 games, missing the Butler game (12/5) ... led squad and ranked third in Big Ten in assists (4.8 apg) ... led MSU and was 10th in Big Ten in steals (2.2 spg) ... finished fourth in scoring (5.5 ppg) and fifth in rebounding (3.1 rpg) ... dished out career-high 10 assists vs. Dayton (12/17), also added five points, four steals and three rebounds ... recorded 10 points, five rebounds, five assists, one steal and one block at Ohio State (1/27) ... posted 11 points, five assists and four steals vs. Northwestern (2/3) ... finished with 10 points and eight assists vs. Illinois (3/3) ... in WNIT First Round win over Cincinnati (3/18), recorded 11 points, six steals, five rebounds and four assists.

FRESHMAN (1998-99): Missed all but six games of her rookie season after injuring her right knee in second half of win over Detroit on Dec. 1 ... received a medical redshirt ... underwent reconstructive surgery (Jan. 5) to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament ... started the first six contests at point guard ... averaged 5.7 points and 2.7 assists per game and was leading the team with 14 steals prior to the injury ... season-high 14 points in win over SMU (11/27/98).

PRIOR TO MSU: Three-year letterwinner at South Side High ? coached by DeAnn Booth as a senior ... 1998 Street & Smith?s All-American ? third-team all-state honors as a senior and honorable mention all-state kudos as a freshman and sophomore ? conference scoring champion as a freshman (18.9 ppg), sophomore (21.0 ppg) and senior (21.3 ppg) ? three-time all-conference selection ? led league in steals three times and was leading rebounder (13.8 rpg) as a senior ? concluded her career as South Side?s all-time leader in points (1,184), rebounds (555), steals (343) and assists ? one of 13 players named to the Indiana High School All-Star team that represented the Hoosier state in a summer series against the Kentucky All-Stars ? named one of top 100 players in the nation by Women?s Basketball News ? NE Indiana Defensive Player of the Year three times ? first-team all-area honors as a sophomore and senior ? three-time preseason Fantastic Five selection ? Hoosier Basketball Magazine First-Team All-State ? 1998 Fort Wayne News-Sentinel All-Area team ? earned AAU All-America honors after guiding Lady Legit to a fourth-place finish at the 1998 national tournament ? team placed fifth at 1996 national tournament ... also lettered in volleyball and track ? senior class president ? treasurer of the Alpha Omega Club.

PERSONAL: Born June 30, 1980 ... daughter of Charlie Sr., and Janet Reese ? majoring in accounting ... comes from an athletic family ... brother, Terry, ran track at Wisconsin; brother, Walter, played football at Tennessee State; and another brother, Elgin, played football at Butler.

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
1998-99	6-6	15-42	.357	0-0	.000	4-7	.571	14	2.3	4	10-0	16	2	14	34	5.7	14	155
1999-2000	30-30	64-159	.403	0-1	.000	37-57	.649	94	3.1	7	69-0	143	8	65	165	5.5	11	838
Career	36-36	79-201	.393	0-1	.000	41-64	.641	105	2.9	7	79-0	159	10	79	199	5.5	14	993p	

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 14, vs. SMU, 11/27/98

Field Goals - 6, vs. SMU, 11/27/98

FG Attempts - 11, vs. Central Michigan, 11/15/98

Rebounds - 7, vs. Iowa, 2/6/00 & vs. Michigan, 12/30/99

Assists - 10, vs. Dayton, 12/17/99

Blocks - 2, vs. Indiana, 1/13/00

Steals - 6, vs. Cincinnati, 3/18/00 & vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00

Career Double Figure Scoring Games - 6