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Kimmery Newsom
4  Kimmery Newsom
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Pearl-Cohn

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

Newsom's Trophy Case

• 2002-03 Big 12 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll
• Four-time Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
• All-Region and All-District in 1999-2000 at Pearl-Cohn
• Team MVP as a senior in HS
• First female student-athlete from Pearl-Cohn to receive a Division I scholarship

As a junior (2002-03) -
• Played in 23 games
• Averaged 1.0 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 5.9 minutes per game
• Shot 30.8 percent from the field, 20 percent from three-point range and 50 percent from the free-throw line
• Averaged 0.3 points, 0.5 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 4.3 minutes per game in 11 Big 12 outings
• Dished out three assists in a win over Colorado (1/11)
• Grabbed three rebounds in a victory at Kansas (1/8)
• Had four points in 11 minutes of play against Western Illinois (1/3)
• Played a career-high 19 minutes in a win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/2)
• Had career highs of four rebounds, three assists and three free throws made against the Golden Lions

As a sophomore (2001-02) -
Played in 10 games in the guard spot • Averaged 1.0 points and 2.6 minutes per game • Grabbed her first rebound of the season when she snarred a season-high two boards in a win over Kent State in the NCAA Tournament • Played a season-high seven minutes and had a career-high four free-throw attempts in a win over Grambling State in the Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic • Scored once in three minutes of play against Missouri on Feb. 5 • Sank her first three-pointer of the season in a win over Kansas on Feb. 17 • Swished a pair of free throws versus Colorado on Feb. 23 • Recorded her first collegiate block in a win over Kansas • Made her first basket of the season in a win over Richmond at the St. Thomas Paradise Jam

As a freshman (2000-01) -
• Played in 12 games during the regular season • Averaged 1.0 points, 0.8 rebounds and 4.9 minutes • Came off the bench against then-No. 9/7 Iowa State on Feb. 10 and registered career highs of nine points on 3-for-6 shooting, including 3-for-5 from three-point range • Scored first collegiate points with a basket versus Western Illinois on Nov. 21 • Played three minutes and had a steal in the season-opener against UMKC • Dished out two assists in an exhibition win over KSC Szekszard • In nine minutes of action, had a point, a rebound and a block in K-State's second exhibition contest

At Pearl-Cohn High School -
Earned all-region and all-district honors as a senior and freshman • Named team MVP in 1999-2000 • Became the first female student-athlete from Pearl-Cohn to receive a Division I scholarship • Averaged 18.7 points, 7.2 rebounds and 7.2 assists as a senior • Four-year letterwinner • Scored a career-high 21 points with 16 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Whitescreek in 1999-2000 • Averaged 12.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists during her four-year tenure • Three-year starter on the volleyball team • Named team MVP as a senior • Shoney's Scholar-Athlete of the Month • WTZF Student-Athlete of the Week • Coached by Robert Moore.

Personal -
Born Dec. 26, 1981 in Nashville, Tenn. • Daughter of Kimberly Newsom • Graduated third in her class • Mistress of Ceremonies for General Colin Powell during "Project Grad" • Personal escort for Vice President Al Gore during a campaign trail stop at Pearl-Cohn • 2000 U.S. Army Scholar-Athlete of the Year • Keynote speaker at JAG State competition • President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Jobs for Tennessee Graduates and Vice President of "I Have A Future" program • Member of Anointed Voices Choir • Special Olympics volunteer • Played 15 & under AAU basketball for the Tennessee Lady Tigers • Majoring in arts and sciences.

Newsom's Career Statistics

YEAR G-GS MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PT-A PCT FTM-FTA PCT O-T AVG PF-D A TO BK ST PTS-AVG
02-03 23-0 135 8-26 .308 2-10 .200 6-12 .500 4-18 0.8 17-0 13 18 0 3 24-1.0
01-02 10-0 26 3-5 .600 1-1 1.000 3-6 .500 0-2 0.2 3-0 1 7 1 0 10-1.0
00-01 12-0 59 4-16 .250 3-6 .500 1-3 .333 4-10 0.8 16-1 3 8 0 2 12-1.0
Totals 45-0 220 15-47 .319 6-15 .400 10-21 .476 8-30 0.6 36-1 17 33 1 5 46-1.0

Newsom vs. the Conference

YEAR G-GS MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PT-A PCT FTM-FTA PCT O-T AVG PF-D A TO BK ST PTS-AVG
02-03 11-0 47 1-8 .125 10-3 .000 1-4 .250 1-6 0.5 1-0 7 7 0 1 3-0.3
01-02 3-0 6 2-2 1.000 1-1 1.000 2-2 1.000 0-0 --- 1-0 0 1 1 0 7-2.3
00-01 6-0 25 3-10 .300 3-6 .500 1-2 .500 1-5 0.8 9-1 1 2 0 1 10-1.7
Totals 20-0 78 6-20 .300 4-8 .500 4-8 .500 2-11 0.5 11-1 8 10 1 2 20-1.0

Newsom's Career Highs

PTS 9, at Iowa State (2/10/01)
FGM 3, at Iowa State (2/10/01)
FGA 6, at Iowa State (2/10/01)
3PTM 3, at Iowa State (2/10/01)
3PTA: 5, at Iowa State (2/10/01)
FTM: 3 vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff (12/2/02)
FTA: 4 twice
REB: 4 Ark.-Pine Bluff (12/2/02)
AST: 3 times
BK: 1 at Kansas (2/17/02
ST: 1 multiple times
MIN: 19 vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff (12/2/02)

Career Miscellaneous

Games with three or more points 5
Games with two or more treys 1
Games with two or more rebounds 7
Games with an assist 11