Katie Berwanger
    Katie Berwanger


    Lake Zurich, Ill.

    High School:
    Lake Zurich




    2003-04 Notes
    Probably SIU?s most aggressive player underneath the basket...crashes the boards hard and is quick to the basket...returning starter from a year ago...recently became the third recipient of the Charlotte West Scholarship.

    One of two Salukis who started all 27 games...named honorable mention MVC Scholar-Athlete...averaged a team-leading 5.9 rebounds per game...shot 37 percent (87-of-233) from the field and 55 percent (17-of-31) from the free throw line...averaged a fourth-best 7.1 points per game...scored a career-high 20 points at Kentucky (11/25)...grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds on two occasions with the last being vs. Creighton (2/16)...posted four double-doubles...registered double figures in points seven times...collected 17 assists, nine blocks and 36 steals...scored 6.6 points and pulled down 5.8 rebounds per contest against league foes.

    Played in 16 games after missing the first four and a half months of the season due to a re-aggravated ACL injury...contributed a solid 16.7 minutes off the bench in which she posted 3.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game...scored 57 points, while grabbing 64 rebounds...registered six blocks, nine steals and five assists...shot 36 percent (24-of-66) from the field and 47 percent (9-of-19) from the free throw line...led the team in rebounds on two occasions, including seven against SMS (2/10/02) and four against Northern Iowa (2/21/02)...scored a career-high 10 points at Evansville (1/30/02)...her double-digit effort against the Purple Aces marked the first time she had scored 10 or more points in her Saluki career...set a career-high blocks (2) against Bradley (2/23/02).

    Missed entire season after suffering a partial ACL tear in her left knee during a team practice prior to the Salukis? opener at Illinois-Chicago (11/18/00)...was later granted a medical redshirt.

    Played in 26 contests, while getting three starts...shot 31 percent (11-of-35) from the field and 50 percent (5-of-10) from the foul line...compiled 27 points and 30 rebounds, while contributing a quality average of 7.5 minutes per game off the bench...also chipped in three assists and 16 steals...scored a season-high seven points, while pulling down five rebounds against Illinois-Chicago (11/29/99)...posted a season-high four steals at Tennessee Tech (12/10/99).

    As a Prep
    Averaged 9.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.6 steals per game as a senior, helping lead the Bears to a 31-2 record, as they advanced to the super-sectionals...led her team to a four-year record of 64-0 in conference play which includes four consecutive league and regional titles, and two sectional crowns...named all-area and all-Fox Valley Conference.

    Full name is Kathryn Margaret Berwanger...majors in Art and Design...born Sept. 30, 1981...daughter of Paul and Mary Berwanger...has one brother, Paul, and two sisters, Kristie and Jenny.

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