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Kelly Nash

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfield, Conn

High School:
Fairfield HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/26/1981

VILLANOVA: Co-captain...Expected to start at the shooting guard position... Experienced performer who will be one of the team's top three-point threats.

JUNIOR SEASON 2002-03: Played in 32 of the 34 games and averaged 3.6 ppg., 1.4 rpg., and shot 39.4 percent (41-104) from the field and 32.9 percent (26-79) from three-point range in 11.5 minutes per contest...Scored two points and added one rebound and one steal in 12 minutes of action at Saint Joseph's...Had two points on one-of-three shooting versus Howard on Nov. 26...Also tallied two assists, one block and one steal against the Lady Bison...Scored three points on one-of-two shooting from the field and one-of-one from the arc in the Coors Classic opener against Ohio State on Nov. 29...Recorded four points (2-of-5 FG) and had one rebound and one assists versus Colorado in the Coors Classic title game on Nov. 30...Went scoreless on 0-of-3 shooting at Penn on Dec. 4, posting one rebound and one steal...Had three points on Dec. 7 versus La Salle, hitting one-of-one from the field and one-of-two from the foul line....Grabbed four rebounds against the Explorers....Shot one-for-four and had two points and one rebound at UMass on Dec. 11...Had two rebounds and one steal against Temple on Dec. 21...Played 12 minutes against Brown and was 0-for-3 from three-point range...Came off the bench to record nine points on 4-of-5 shooting to go with a career-high eight rebounds, three assists and a block in 17 minutes versus Fairfield in the championship of Wildcat Christmas Classic...Tallied 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting (4-of-9 from three-point range) to go with four rebounds in 16 minutes against St. John's...Recorded two points and a rebound versus Virginia Tech...Scored 15 points at Rutgers on 5-of-11 shooting with all shots coming from behind the arc in 31 minutes of action...Logged 10 minutes at UConn and was 0-for-2 from the field...Scored all five of her points to start a decisive 13-0 run that helped Villanova earn a road win at Miami to go with three rebounds, one steal and an assist...Made 3-of-4 from three-point range for nine points in win over Boston College...Scored 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting, including a 5-of-10 effort from three-point range to go with two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 23 minutes at Syracuse...Registered 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting (2-of-6 from three-point range), four rebounds and a career-high three blocks at Pittsburgh...Recorded one rebound and two steals in home loss to Rutgers...Totaled six points on 2-of-4 shooting from three-point range in 12 minutes against Providence...Had one steal and was 0-for-3 from three-point range in win over Notre Dame in first round of Big East Tournament...Played four minutes versus Miami in Big East semifinals...Played six minutes in first round NCAA Tournament win versus St. Francis...Recorded three points, five rebounds, one assist and a block in 23 minutes versus Colorado in the Sweet 16...Went one-for-one from three point range for three points versus Tennessee in the Elite Eight.

SOPHOMORE SEASON 2001-02: Played in 29 games, starting once; Averaged 3.2 ppg., and 0.7 rpg., in 10.1 minutes per contest...Shot 1-for-1 for two points and had two blocks in 10 minutes at Penn State...Had one rebound and one assist in win over Quinnipiac...Scored a career-high 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting including a 4-of-8 effort from three-point range to go with three assists, two blocks, one steal and one rebound at LaSalle...Scored six points on two three-point field goals in loss to St. Joe's...Started in place of the injured Trish Juhline versus Pennsylvania and had eight points, two assists and a rebound...Had four points, two rebounds, one assist and one block against Rider in first round of PNC Wildcat Classic...Scored a career-high 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting including a 6-of-9 effort from three-point range versus Alabama in championship game of PNC Wildcat Classic...Earned All-Tournament Team honors for her play at the PNC Wildcat Classic...Scored six points on 2-of-6 shooting from behind the arc...Shot one-of-four from the field, including one-of-three from three-pint range for three points versus St. John's...Scored three points on 1-of-3 shooting from behind the arc at Seton Hall...Recorded three points and two rebounds at WVU...Shot 2-of-3 from beyond the arc for six points in win over Miami...Had two rebounds at Syracuse...Scored three points on a 1-of-2 effort from three-point range to go with two rebounds and one assist in 13 minutes versus Pittsburgh...Scored three points on 1-of-5 shooting at Georgetown...Made 1-of-1 from three-point range for three points in win over Virginia Tech...Scored three points on 1-of-3 shooting from three-point range in win over Miami in Big East quarterfinals...Played three minutes versus Pepperdine in first round of NCAA Tournament and one minute against Oklahoma in the second round.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2000-01): Started one of the 22 games she appeared in...Scored 43 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in 5.8 mpg...Connected of 16-of-39 from the field and nine-of-20 from three-point range...Recorded two rebounds in one minute of action against Georgia State...Tallied 3 points off one-for-one shooting from long range in two minutes in win over La Salle...Shot one-for-one for two points in four minutes against Temple...Played thirteen minutes and scored two points against Notre Dame...Logged six minutes in win over Pennsylvania...Posted three points and two rebounds in fifteen minutes of action against Bucknell...Scored a career-high thirteen points off a perfect five-for-five from the field including three-for-three from behind the arc in fifteen minutes against West Virginia...Connected on a three-pointer against Boston College in four minutes of action...Played five minutes in win over St. John's...Shot one-for-three from long range for three points in seven minutes against Connecticut...Scored seven points off three-for-four shooting versus Syracuse in addition to tallying two rebounds and a steal in eleven minutes of play...Recorded three points off one-for-one shooting behind the arc in five minutes against Providence...Shot one-for-two for two points in five minutes in win at Miami...Grabbed two rebounds in six minutes versus St. John's.

REDSHIRT SEASON (99-00): Redshirted.

FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in basketball for head coach David Danko at Fairfield High School...Lettered once in both soccer and volleyball...Earned All-League honors in each of her final three seasons at Fairfield...Hartford Courant All-State first team in 1999...Garnered first team All-State accolades by the New Haven Register as a senior...Connecticut Post Super 15 first team...Tallied USA Today honorable mention All-American status...Averaged 14.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg and 4.3 apg as a senior...Had a career-high 32 points, 13 rebounds, 11 assists and nine steals versus Westhill as a senior.

PERSONAL: Graduated in May 2003 with a degree in Elementary Education...Currently pursuing a Masters in education...Oldest of three children of William and Susan Nash...Born 8/26/81 in Bridgeport, Conn.

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