23 - Kim Sorenson
Kim Sorenson
Born: 01/22/1979
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Redmond, Wash.
High School: Eastlake HS
Position: Guard

Looks to see more time at shooting guard... a natural scorer... excellent three-point shooter... one of the team's best perimeter defenders.

AS A SENIOR IN 2000-01: Saw action in every game, while starting at guard in 19... made 4-of-8 three pointers in an opening-night victory against Pacific en route to 14 points... registered a season-high 15 points in a home victory over LMU on 5-8 shooting... added 12 points in a home victory over Columbia... recorded 27 points in key road victories over Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine, to give SCU sole possession of first place in the league race with two weeks remaining in the conference season... went 9-4 from the field (.643), including 5-7 from behind the arc (.714)... against LMU, recorded two straight three-pointers in the second half ignited a 16-3 Bronco run that reversed a 12-point deficit to a 12-point advantage... against Pepperdine, scored 14 of her game-high 17 points in the second half, including nine straight points during a 9-0 SCU run that brought the Broncos to within four of the Waves, after being down by as many as 15... scored 12 points in the first half vs. Saint Mary's, going 3-6 from three-point land... registered a career-high five assists in the last regular season game of her career, at Portland.

AS A JUNIOR IN 1999-00: Appeared in all 30 games of the season... averaged 3.1 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 13.9 minutes per game... went 3 for 5 from the field, totaled four rebounds and recorded a season-high nine points against Loyola Marymount... was 2 for 3 from the three-point range against Drexel.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 1998-99: Averaged 2.2 points and 1.2 rebounds in 8.5 minutes off the bench... came off the bench to tally 10 points and four rebounds in victory over Gonzaga during the regular season... gave the team a boost with 10 first half points off the bench at San Diego... 10 points equaled her season-high... scored a season-high 10 points at Denver... was 2-of-4 from three-point range against the Pioneers... tallied season-high five points against Cal State Fullerton.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1997-98: Averaged 4.0 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.5 minutes per game off the bench... one of six Broncos to shoot better than 50.0 percent from the field... connected on 37-of-64 shots for a .578 clip... scored nine points in the final two minutes of play at Loyola Marymount on Jan. 17... finished the game shooting 3-for-4 from the field, 1-for-1 from three-point range and 2-of-2 at the charity stripe... scored a career-high 21 points against Eastern Washington on Nov. 29 in 15 minutes of action.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played point guard at Eastlake High School in Redmond, Wash. for head coach Frank Michael... set Eastlake records for single-game scoring (35 points vs. Sammamish HS) and career assists, steals, field goal percentage and three-point percentage... averaged 19.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.0 assist s for her career, adding 3.8 steals per game and shooting 48.2 percent... a three-time Kingco League scoring leader... led Eastlake to the Kingco League title as a junior... team finished 5th in the state tournament in 1996 and eighth in 1997... as a senior, named honorable mention USA Today All-America and Kingco MVP as she tallied 21.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 4.1 steals per game and shot 52.5 percent from the floor... named AP all-state first team and all-area... a two-time All-Kingco and all-state Tournament selection... also lettered in tennis... graduated with a 3.94 grade point average... named Scholar-Athlete in both basketball and tennis.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kimberly Beth Sorenson... born January 22, 1979 in Kirkland, Wash... daughter Shawn and Lori Sorenson... majoring in marketing.

 

Sorenson's Career Statistics

 

Year G-GS MIN FG-AT PCT 3P-AT PCT FT-AT PCT REB AVG PF-D A TO B S TP AVG
97-98 24-0 179 37-64 .578 12-18 .667 11-14 .786 29 1.2 21-0 11 8 0 11 97 4.0
98-99 24-0 205 19-60 .317 6-18 .333 9-11 .818 28 1.2 15-0 9 11 0 6 53 2.2
99-00 30-3 418 38-88 .432 6-25 .240 11-19 .579 49 1.6 29-0 32 20 1 12 93 3.1
00-01 28-21 698 65-157 .414 28-81 .346 27-48 .563 90 3.2 42-0 45 41 2 26 185 6.6
Totals 106-24 1500 159-369 .431 52-142 .366 58-92 .630 196 1.8 107-0 97 80 3 55 428 4.0

 

 

Sorenson's Career Highs

Points 21 vs. Eastern Washington, Nov. 29, 1997
Field Goals 8 vs. Eastern Washington, Nov. 29, 1997
Field Goal Attempts 10 twice, last vs. Pacific, Nov. 18, 2000
Three-Point Field Goals 4 vs. Pacific, Nov. 18, 2000
Three-Point Field Goal Attempts 8 vs. Pacific, Nov. 18, 2000
Free Throws 4 three times, last vs. LMU, Jan. 13, 2001
Free Throw Attempts 6 twice, last vs. Portland, Jan. 25, 2001
Rebounds 8 twice, last vs. Portland, March 1, 2001
Assists 5 at Portland, Feb. 24, 2001
Blocked Shots 1 three times, last at Hawaii, March 15, 2001
Steals 5 vs. Eastern Washington, Nov. 29, 1997
Minutes 36 vs. Saint Mary's, Feb. 17, 2001