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  Lindsey Yamasaki
Lindsey Yamasaki

Player Profile

Oregon City, OR

High School:
Oregon City




At Stanford: Explosive offensive player ... Has also emerged as a low post threat and solid rebounder ... Possesses good shooting range from the outside ... Tied the school and Pac-10 record for 3-pointers in a game with nine last season at Washington ... Member of United States team that won women's basketball gold at the World University Games in Beijing, China in August ... Career averages are 11.4 points (13th best in school history) and 4.6 rebounds (83 games - 31 starts) ... Also ranks seventh in Stanford history in 3-pointers made (130), 10th in free throw percentage (.777) and 23rd in points scored (946) ... Starting outside hitter on the 1999 Stanford women's volleyball team that advanced to the NCAA Championship Match.

Summer of 2001: Member of United States World University Games Team ... Made the team in August after missing the initial tryout period in May with a foot injury ... Played in all eight contests at the World University Games in a reserve role, and averaged 6.9 points and 1.3 rebounds in an average of 12.4 minutes ... Tied for the team lead with 11 3-pointers ... Scored in double figures four times ... Had 14 points, including 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, in 106-66 win over Japan on Aug. 25 ... Scored 13 points, including 5-of-7 shooting from the floor and 3-of-4 from 3-point range, in 70-49 semifinal victory over Lithuania on Aug. 30 ... Had team-highs of 15 points and seven boards in 89-41 win over Canada at Dong Du Cup on Aug. 15.

2000-01 Season: Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection for the second time in her career (1998-99) ... Averaged 12.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in 24.3 minutes (30 games - 8 starts) ... Averages improved to 14.6 points and 5.1 rebounds in Pac-10 play ... Scored in double figures in nine of the last 13 games, and averaged 16.4 points during that span ... Ranked second in the Pac-10 in both 3-point percentage (42.5) and free throw percentage (82.2), seventh in 3's per game (1.70) and 15th in scoring (12.4 ppg) ... Led the Pac-10 in free throw shooting in conference games (88.9; 48-of-54), and made her last 26 foul shots of the season dating back to Feb. 22 ... Shot 45.5 (40-of-88) percent from behind the arc in Pac-10 play ... Tied the school and Pac-10 record for 3-pointers in a game with nine at Washington on Feb. 24, which is also the most ever in a Pac-10 Conference contest ... The nine treys tied the record set by Stanford's Molly Goodenbour on Dec. 21, 1992 at Tennessee, and tied for the second most in Division I women's basketball during the 2000-01 campaign ... Earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors on Feb. 26 after scoring the career-high 34 points at Washington on 10-of-21 shooting overall and 9-of-16 from behind the arc, just two days after scoring 25 points with five 3-pointers at WSU on Feb. 22 ... Had 30 points and eight rebounds at Oklahoma on Dec. 27 ... Scored 28 points, including 10-of-13 from the floor, at USC on Feb. 4 ... Recorded career-high seven assists vs. George Washington on March 17.

1999-2000 Season: Averaged 6.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in an average of 15.0 minutes per game, and scored in double figures on six occasions ... Appeared in 23 games, all in a reserve role, and was the Cardinal's top offensive threat off the bench ... Missed the first seven games while playing for the national runner-up Cardinal volleyball squad, for which she recorded 180 kills, 145 digs and a .262 hitting percentage in 71 games played ... Made her basketball debut on Dec. 27 vs. Saint Mary's ... Two weeks after rejoining the team, had season-high 18 points in Pac-10 opener at Arizona State on Jan. 6 ... Poured in 17 points, including Stanford's final 12 of the first half, on Jan. 21 vs. California ... Pulled down career-high 12 rebounds at UCLA on March 3 ... Pulled down 11 of those 12 rebounds in the first half to shatter her previous career-high of nine by intermission ... Recorded 10 points and four rebounds in NCAA First Round win over Michigan on March 18.

1998-99 Season: Named Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 ... Honorable Mention selection on the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team ... Led the team in scoring with 14.0 points per game ... Played in all 30 games after missing the two exhibition contests with a knee injury ... Ranked third in the Pac-10 in 3-point percentage (.389), eighth in scoring (14.0) and 13th in rebounds (5.9) ... Scored in double figures in 15 consecutive games from Dec. 13-Feb. 14 ... In her collegiate debut, had 16 points, six rebounds and four assists vs. Arkansas on Nov. 13 ... Recorded 18 points and nine rebounds in 73-72 upset of then-No. 1 Purdue on Nov. 22 ... Had season-high 32 points on 14-of-22 shooting at Santa Clara on Dec. 4 ... In a reserve role, poured in 28 points on 9-of-11 shooting on Feb. 27 at Arizona ... Scored the game-winning basket with 3.8 seconds remaining to upset then-No. 12 UCLA 87-84 on Feb. 12 at Pauley Pavilion ... Scored 24 points off the bench in first round NCAA Tournament game vs. Maine on March 12.

High School: Graduated from Oregon City High School in 1998 ... As a senior, led her team to a fourth consecutive 4A State Championship and fourth straight Three Rivers League title while averaging 25.2 points and 11.1 rebounds ... A top five finalist for the Boost/Naismith Award, and the 1998 Student Sports National Player of the Year ... Named a Nike/WBCA, USA Today, Street & Smith's and Parade Magazine First Team All-American as a senior ... Selected as the 1998 Gatorade Regional and Oregon State Player of the Year ... Featured on ESPN's Scholastic Sports America on Feb. 2, 1998 ... Named the Old Spice Athlete of the Month in Sports Illustrated on March 2, 1998 ... Named MVP of the Nike/WBCA All-American High School game after her senior year ... A 1997 Dial Award Finalist, presented to the National High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Averaged 21.9 points and 8.8 rebounds as a junior ... Named an Honorable Mention All-American by both USA Today and Street & Smith's in 1997 ... In 1996, named to both USA Today's and Street & Smith's Honorable Mention All-American Teams ... Averaged 13.8 points and 6.9 boards as a sophomore ... Averaged 9.4 points and 5.1 rebounds as a freshman, and was a Street & Smith's Honorable Mention All-American ... Also competed in volleyball at Oregon City High School, and was a two-time Volleyball Magazine Second Team All-American (1996 & 1997) ... Two-Time Gatorade Oregon Volleyball Player of the Year in 1996 and 1997.

Personal: Daughter of Syd and Kriss Yamasaki ... When not playing basketball, enjoys drawing and playing volleyball.