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Emily Florence
Emily Florence

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boise, Idaho

High School:
Timberline

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3V

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AT WASHINGTON
Three-year letterwinner...has started all but three games in her career and 80 consecutive dating back to freshman campaign...two-time Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection...needs 33 assists and 22 steals to crack the Top-10 on both UW all-time lists...has nine double-figure scoring efforts...as a junior, led the Pac-10 in steals and was second in assist-turnover ratio, while setting or matching career-highs in seven statistical categories.

JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07) -- Started all 31 games at point guard...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team for second-straight year...also named team's Most Outstanding Defensive player for third straight season, as well as garnering Most Improved Player and the Lion's Club Assists Awards...led the Pac-10 in steals, also second in assist-turnover ratio and sixth in assists...team leader in assists (3.9) and steals (2.2), and tied for team lead in rebounding (6.2)...team rebounding leader in Pac-10 play (5.6 rpg)...averaged 5.4 points per game and a team-high 30.8 minutes per game...tallied three double-figure scoring games...team rebounding leader 10 times and assists leader 22 times...grabbed at least five rebounds in 20 games...had team-highs with six assists and seven rebounds in NCAA Tournament First Round game with Iowa State (3/17/07)...grabbed career-high 11 rebounds and scored eight points in win over USC (12/29/06) ...dished career-high 11 assists at then-No. 6 Ohio State (12/3/06)...tallied season-high 12 points in overtime win at No. 20 Cal (2/8/07), scoring nine points after halftime to spark come-from-behind victory; also had seven rebounds, team-high six assists and team-high four steals...scored 10 points at Arizona (1/4/07), to go along with five boards, five assists and two steals...scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds at Kent State (11/30/06)...tallied eight points, five rebounds, three assists, three steals and sank some crucial free-throws in the final minutes in win over No. 15 Texas A&M (12/6/06)...tallied seven points, five rebounds and four assists in upset over No. 23 Florida State (12/17/06)...grabbed five steals in overtime win at Oregon State (12/23/06); also tallied seven rebounds and a team-high five assists...versus Washington State (1/20/07), tallied team-highs in rebounds (eight), assists (six) and steals (career-high 7)...had team-highs in points (11), rebounds (eight), assists (four) and steals (three) at Stanford (2/10/07).

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2005-06) -- Started all 30 games...team leader in assists (2.9 apg) and third in steals (1.4 spg)...averaged 5.5 points and 3.5 rebounds...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection...honored as team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player and Lion's Club Assists Leader...named to Husky Classic All-Tournament Team...reached double-figures in scoring six times...assists leader in 13 games, steals leader in seven and top rebounder in three...pulled in eight rebounds in two of team's final three games...matched career-high with 13 points and tied for team lead with eight rebounds in Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinal loss vs. USC (3/4/06)...also had team-high six assists and three steals vs. USC...shared team-lead in rebounding (eight) versus LSU in NCAA Second Round...scored career-high 13 points in Husky Classic championship win over Rice (11/27/05); also had seven rebounds and added four assists...matched career-high with 13 points vs. USC (1/14/06); also had team-high seven rebounds and shared team lead in assists (five)...recorded 10 points and team-high five assists at UCLA (2/11/06)...at Oregon State (1/19/06), made season-high seven assists and four steals...just shy of first career double-double with 11 points and a season-high nine rebounds vs. UCLA (1/12/06)...tallied seven points, four rebounds, four assists and four steals vs. Stanford (12/22/05)...scored 10 points and had eight rebounds vs. Eastern Wash. (12/12/05)...suffered sprained thumb in preseason practice.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2004-05)-- Named the team's KKNW AM 1150 Outstanding Defensive Player...started 27-of-30 games at point guard...led all Huskies with 50 steals and finished second with 73 assists...ranked eighth in the Pac-10 in steals (1.67), one of only two freshmen to crack the top-10 season list...other frosh was Pac-10 Player of the Year Candice Wiggins who finished fourth (2.43)...led team in assists nine times...scored a season-high nine points shooting 4-of-6 from the field vs. Minnesota (11/15)...equaled that with nine points, on a 4-for-8 clip from the field, at California (1/2)...recorded at least two steals in 16 games, including a career-best four steals at California (1/2)...dished out a season-high eight assists at Oregon State (2/10), the most by a Husky during the season...played over 30 minutes in three games, including a season-high 33 minutes vs. Washington State (2/19)...pulled in a season-high seven rebounds at Arizona (2/26).

AT TIMBERLINE HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner andd starter in basketball at Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho...named 5A Idaho State Female Player of the Year in 2004...McDonald's All-American nominee...was nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman award...named Female Athlete of the Year at Timberline as a senior...two-time Southern Idaho Player of the Year as a junior and senior...two-time first-team all-state also during junior and senior seasons...high school team was state runner-up in 2004 and state champion in 2003...as a sophomore was a first-team all-conference and second-team all-state selection...team finished runner-up at league, regional and state championships...named to all-conference honorable mention team as a freshman...played for B.C.I. and (AAU) Idaho Elite club teams coached by former UW assistant Kellie Lewis-Jay and Cindy Pasta...was a two-time B.C.I. All-American...led club team to back-to-back championship titles at the B.C.I. National Tournament in Phoenix, Ariz. (2000 and 2001)...also a standout soccer player, earning four varsity letters...also a four-year starter...was Southern Idaho Conference MVP and Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year during senior year...three-time first-team all-state selection in soccer...led high school team to runner-up state finish and led club team to Idaho State championship as a senior...named second-team all-state and led team to state runner-up finish as a freshman...team MVP as a sophomore...two-time soccer team captain.

PERSONAL
Emily R. Florence...parents are Sharon and Mike Florence...has three older brothers, Ben, Branden and Nic...Ben was the Idaho Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year in 1995 and was named an NJCAA All-American in 1996...Branden was an NAIA All-American and currently plays minor league baseball...Nic played baseball at Cochise College...hobbies include soccer, skiing and horseback riding...was junior Homecoming princess and senior Homecoming queen...carried a 3.92 GPA in high school.

CAREER HIGHS
Points - 13, three times, last vs. USC, Mar. 4, 2006
Rebounds - 11, vs. USC, Dec. 29, 2006
Assists - 11, at Ohio State, Dec. 3, 2006
Steals - 7, vs. Washington State, Jan. 20, 2007
FG Made - 5, three times, last vs. USC, March 4, 2006
FG Attempted - 11, twice, last vs. Iowa State, March 17, 2007
3-Pt. FG Made - 3, twice, last at Stanford, Feb. 10, 2007
3-Pt. FG Attempted - 7, vs. USC, Jan. 14, 2006
FT Made - 5, at Kent State, Nov. 30, 2006
FT Attempted - 6, twice, last at Kent State, Nov. 30, 2006

Florence news and features:
20 Questions with Emily Florence - UW Daily (Feb. 1, 2006)
UW's Florence faces big challenge tonight - Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Jan. 12, 2006)
Unlikely hero for Huskies - Everett Herald (Nov. 27, 2005)
Q & A With Emily Florence - Gohuskies.com (Oct. 27, 2005)

EMILY FLORENCE'S YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS

YearG/SFG-FGAPCT3FG-3FGAPCTFT-FTAPCTREBAVGPF-DA- TOTPAVGBK- STMIN
2004-0530/2737-120.30812-39.30818-38.474742.570-273-491043.53-50687
2005-0630/3058-158.36722-78.28227-46.5871053.583-388-591655.50-43764
2006-0731/3156-172.32619-71.26835-53.6601605.270-2122-491665.40-68955
TOTALS 91/88151-450.33653-188.28280-137.5843393.7223-7 283-1574354.73-1612406
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