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  Bethany Donaphin
Bethany Donaphin

Player Profile

New York, NY

High School:
Horace Mann




At Stanford: Combines with Cori Enghusen to give the Cardinal a formidable 1-2 combination inside ... One of the top rebounders on the team ... Possesses good footwork learned from ballet and dance ... Dangerous shot blocker, and has 83 career blocks in 86 games ... Owns career field goal percentage of 52.0 (276-of-531), and career averages are 8.2 points and 4.9 boards (86 games - 54 starts) ... Ranks 25th in school history in points per game (8.2)

2000-01 Season: Named Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic for the second straight year ... Averaged 7.4 points and 3.1 rebounds in 18.3 minutes (29 games - 15 starts) ... Started 15 of the first 17 games of the season ... Ranked seventh in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (50.3; 89-of-177) and 10th in blocked shots (0.90 pg) ... Scored in double figures nine times... Averaged 11.9 points and 4.8 rebounds through the first 10 games of the campaign ... Had season-high 23 points, including 10-of-17 from the floor, and six rebounds in 41 minutes of overtime win over St. Joseph's on Nov. 24 ... Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds on two occasions: vs. Santa Clara on Nov. 20 and at Tennessee on Dec. 17 ... Had two or more blocked shots on seven occasions, including a season-high three at Purdue on Dec. 19.

1999-2000 Season: Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 Academic ... Appeared in all 30 games, including 21 starts at power forward ... In 21.6 minutes per game, averaged 9.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.0 block per game ... Ranked fifth in the Pac-10 in blocks per game (1.03) and 15th in rebounds (5.4) ... Scored in double figures on 13 occasions and had 10 or more rebounds five times ... Had four double-doubles ... Greatly improved her free throw shooting over the course of the season ... After starting the year 34-of-67 (50.7 percent) from the line, made 33 of her last 45 (73.3 percent) ... Was the key to Stanford's upset victory over then-No. 7 Iowa State on Nov. 21 at Maples Pavilion, pouring in a career-high 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting to go along with nine rebounds ... Had double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds on Dec. 20 at Pacific ... Posted consecutive double-doubles with 16 points and 11 boards vs. Colorado on Jan. 2 and 13 points and 12 rebounds at Arizona State on Jan. 6 ... Grabbed season-high 12 boards on Jan. 13 vs. Oregon State ... Dominated the paint with 21 points and nine rebounds in upset victory over then-No. 17 UCLA on Feb. 3 ... Scored 16 points in first round NCAA Tournament win over Michigan on March 18.

1998-99 Season: Earned Honorable Mention honors on the All Pac-10 Freshman Team after appearing in 27 games, including 18 starts ... Started all 18 Pac-10 games ... Posted three double-doubles on the season ... Averaged 7.2 points and 6.1 rebounds overall and increased those averages to 9.3 points and 7.4 rebounds in conference play ... In her collegiate debut, had double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arkansas on Nov. 13 at the San Jose Arena ... In her first collegiate start on Jan. 2 at Oregon State, had season-high 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting in 26 minutes ... Pulled down a career high 14 rebounds, including nine offensive, vs. California on Jan. 8 ... Tied season-high with 20 points in home upset of then-No. 15 Oregon on March 4.

High School: Graduated from Horace Mann High School in 1998 ... Team was League Co-Champions in 1998 ... Is Horace Mann's all-time leading scorer (boys or girls) with 2,072 career points ... Named the Class D Co-Player of the Year for New York as a senior, after averaging 27.4 points and 14.5 rebounds ... Selected First Team All-City and All Tri-State in 1998 ... Honorable Mention selection on USA Today's All-USA Team ... Averaged 24.3 points and 14.2 boards as a junior, and was named New York Post Private School Player of the Year... First Team All-League and All-City in 1997 ... Team finished second at the NYSAISAA Independent Championships in her sophomore season ... Named First Team All-League and Second Team All-Private School while averaging 16.9 ppg and 13.5 rpg as a sophomore ... In 1995, selected First Team All-League and named honorable mention on the All-Private School Team after averaging 14.0 points and 11.4 rebounds per game ... National Achievement Scholarship finalist ... Received honors in English and Spanish.

Personal: Parents are Robert and Alexa Donaphin ... Enjoys dancing, singing and playing the piano ... Started ballet when she was three years old ... Danced in "Cinderella" on Broadway when she was nine and danced in the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta at age 15 ... Grandfather, Dr. Samuel Barnes, was the first African-American to become a member of the governing council of the NCAA and served on the U.S. Olympic Committee ... Her grandfather also lettered in football, basketball and track at Oberlin College and is a member of the school's athletic hall of fame.