JUNIOR YEAR (2001-02) –
Team co-captain ... selected KOMO Radio co-Outstanding Defensive Player at season-end team banquet ... played in 30 of 31 games with four starts midway through the year ... scored season season-high seven points three times, versus San Francisco, WSU, and ASU ... pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds in 62-55 win at St. Mary’s ... hit 20-of-27 free throws for 74 percent from the line ... 4-of-4 free throws in WNIT victory over USC ... passed out five assists versus UCLA and California.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2000-2001) –
Versatile guard/forward who played in 27 games ... returned this year from redshirt season and ACL surgery ... impressive in first game back, at Indiana, with 5-of-7 field goals for a season-high12 points with four rebounds ... in win over Oregon State, had four points, two rebounds, two assists and a steal in the first half ... key player off the bench ... made the best of limited time in all four NCAA Tournament games, hitting 3-of-4 shots for seven points and four rebounds in 27 minutes of action ... was averaging 15 minutes off the bench before injuring knee in practice towards end of season ... missed four games but returned to action March 3 against Washington State.
REDSHIRT YEAR (1999-00) –
Tore left ACL during practice in October and had surgery in November.
FRESHMAN YEAR (1998-99) –
Came off the bench and played 28 games ... averaged 10 minutes per game ... had a season-best 12 points in the third game of the season, versus Gonzaga, with 5-of-7 from the field, five rebounds and two free throws ... also had three assists, one block and one steal ... hit 50 percent from the field (4-8), including two three pointers, to score 11 points in Pac-10 opener versus Washington State ... missed the Oregon game with tendinitis in her shoulder ... 3-for-3 on field goals and 2-for-3 at the line at home against USC ... played in first and second round WNIT games ... 12-of-16 from the free throw line for the season ... 33 assists and 10 steals.
at Clackamas High School
Competed on varsity basketball, volleyball and track teams beginning her freshman year ... named to Street and Smith’s honorable mention All-America basketball team in Oct., 1997 and to the USA Today honorable mention team in May, 1998 ... earned all-state first team honors and all-tournament two years in a row ... leading scorer at the state tournament with 24.7 points per game ... finished prep career with 1,968 points and a 20.0 ppg average over four years ... holds seven individual basketball school records ... played for NW Selects and National High School Coach of the Year Brad Smith ... played with Oregon All-Stars in the Oregon Shootout, June 1998 ... USA Today honorable mention selection and leading scorer in the state of Oregon (24.8 ppg) as a junior ... leading scorer in the ‘97 state tournament with 99 points ... team finished fifth, earning a trophy for the first time in 21 years ... three-year all-league honoree ... on the track, was a member of district champion 400 and 1600-meter relay teams ... finished second in the shot put at district meet and seventh at the state meet ... in volleyball, played on the senior All-Stars State Select Metro Volleyball Team, summer 1998.
Cheryl Elaine Sorenson ... born March 18, 1980 in Portland, Ore. ... daughter of Linda and Charles Sorenson ... mother is a teacher and father is a purchasing agent ... both attended Washington, along with numerous other relatives ... great-grandfather Roger Williams played football and basketball for the Huskies in 1918 ... ... one older brother, Chad, played football at Oregon State ... high school homecoming queen as a senior ... majoring in communications ... United States Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete award-winner ... Three Rivers League Scholar-Athlete award-winner with a 3.72 gpa ... Clackamas High Woman Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 1998 ... member of National Honor Society ... majoring in psychology.
Q & A
The most influential people in my life are: my parents
Last summer I: went to the top of the stadium and tried to spit on my boss down below
The best part of my game is: being physical
Off the court I am: Sneaky Pete
The thing in life I am most thankful for is: the blessings that have come when I needed them most
My greatest off-court talent is: doing tricks on my rollerblades
Since going to college I: still haven’t learned how to cook
I’d like an autograph from: Bret Boone
The advice I would give my new teammates is: turn off your cell phones during practice time
If I had a million dollars I would: buy my own personal tropical island
When I was little my sports hero was: Reggie Miller and Grant Hill
This actress would play me in a movie: Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider
When I was a kid, I never thought I would: travel to Australia
My pregame ritual is: to have a dance party with Gio
My funniest teammate is: Kristen, she just doesn’t always get jokes
The best advice I’ve heard is: finish what you start
The best thing about being a Husky is: meeting special people like Lauren
SORENSON’S CAREER HIGHS
Points – 12, vs. Gonzaga, Nov. 24, 1998; at Indiana, Nov. 17, 2000
Rebounds – 10, vs. St. Mary’s, Nov. 30, 2001
Assists – 5, two times
Steals – 3, three times
FG Made – 5, two times
FG Attempted – 7, six times
3-Pt. FG Made – 2, two times (at BYU, vs. WSU)
3-Pt. FG Attempted – 3, two times
FT Made – 4, vs. Boise State, Nov. 27, 2001
FT Attempted – 4, three times
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