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Abby Salscheider
Abby Salscheider

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bluffton, Ind.

High School:
Bluffton HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
01/14/1980


JUNIOR (2000-01): Tri-captain.

SOPHOMORE (1999-2000): Averaged 4.1 points and 1.4 rebounds in 29 games ... made lone start at Northwestern (1/6) ... second on team in field goal percentage (.586; 51-of-87) ... came off bench to produce 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and two blocks at Wisconsin (2/13), playing a season-high 29 minutes ... followed up with 14-point performance on 7-of-8 (.875) shooting from the floor vs. Purdue (2/17) ... 11 points and three rebounds vs. Appalachian State (11/19) ... eight points, three rebounds and two assists vs. Ohio State (1/2) ... seven points, three rebounds, one block and one steal vs. Illinois State (12/2).

SUMMER (1999): Traveled to Germany and Belgium with Big Ten All-Star team ... averaged 7.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in four contests.

FRESHMAN (1998-99): Appeared in 30 of 31 games as a rookie ... did not see any action in contest with Michigan (1/20) ... averaged 3.0 points and 1.7 rebounds per game ... played an average of 11.8 minutes per contest ... season-high 10 points against Ohio State (2/18), the first double-figure scoring game of her career ... tallied eight points three times ... season-high five rebounds in win over Central Michigan (11/15) and at Penn State (1/11) ... seven points and four rebounds in a season-high 26 minutes of action against Northwestern (2/12).

PRIOR TO MSU: Four-year starter for coach Ron DeWitt at Bluffton High ? 1998 USA Today All-USA honorable mention selection ? averaged 26.0 points per game as a senior in guiding her team to a state runner-up finish in Class 2A ? finished career ranked 17th on state?s all-time scoring list with 1,917 points ? 13th in the state in scoring as a senior with 702 points ? career totals include 732 rebounds, 371 steals and 175 assists ? led the league in scoring all four years ? league leader in steals (5.8 spg) in her final campaign ? Wells County all-time leading scorer for both boys and girls ? four-time first-team all-conference selection ? Louisville Courier Indiana All-State honoree ? 1998 Fort Wayne News-Sentinel PrepSports Basketball Player of the Year ? 1998 Fort Wayne News-Sentinel PrepSports Girls Athlete of the Year ? 21-Alive Player of the Year ? 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 ? Hoosier Basketball Magazine First-Team All-State ? named one of top 100 players in the nation by Women?s Basketball News ? 1998 Farm Bureau Insurance Class 2A State Mental Attitude Award winner ? 1998 Reebok North/South All-Star team ? Bluffton High Outstanding Female Athlete award winner ? academic all-state ? helped lead AAU team, Lady Legit, to a fourth-place finish at 1998 national tournament ? team placed fifth at the 1996 national tournament ... three-time all-conference selection in volleyball ? four-time letterwinner in track ? seventh in the long jump and 10th in the 400 meters at the 1998 state track championship ? National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 14, 1980 ... daughter of Kurt Salscheider and Becky Goshorn ... a kinesiology major.

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
1998-99	30-0	29-73	.397	0-3	.000	32-50	.640	50	1.7	5	17-0	22	2	18	90	3.0	10	354
1999-2000	29-1	51-87	.586	0-1	.000	16-27	.593	40	1.4	4	22-0	19	3	10	118	4.1	15	329
Career	59-1	80-160	.500	0-4	.000	48-77	.623	90	1.5	5	39-0	41	5	28	208	3.5	15	683

CAREER HIGHS

Points - 15, vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00

Field Goals - 7, vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00 & vs. Purdue, 2/17/00

FG Attempts - 9, vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00

Rebounds - 5, vs. Penn State, 1/11/99 & vs. Central Michigan, 11/15/98

Assists - 4, vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00

Blocks - 2, vs. Wisconsin, 2/13/00

Steals - 2, 5 times

Career Double Figure Scoring Games - 4

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