Coach Bento-Jackson on Monteith: "Kasey gives us a physical, rugged, post presence. She has done a great job of maximizing her offensive opportunities. We anticipate Kasey to continue to be an efficient offensive player."
AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Saw action in 28 games, starting six ... averaged 5.5 points and 3.5 rebounds a game while shooting 47.0% from the floor ... scored seven points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in front of her hometown crowd at Boise State on Nov. 20 ... went 8-for-8 from the free-throw line and scored 10 points against Washington State on Nov. 25 ... scored eight points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and made four steals in win over Pacific on Dec. 12 ... scored 10 points Dec. 15 at Kansas State ... scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds Dec. 30 at San Jose State ... went a perfect 6-for-6 from the field in a 16-point effort at Portland on Jan. 13 ... scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds against San Francisco on Jan. 20 ... scored 10 points in WCC quarterfinal game against Loyola Marymount on March 1.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Was named the team's Most Improved Player ... appeared in all 31 contests, starting 17 ... topped the West Coast Conference with a 54.1 shooting percentage ... ranked fifth in the conference with 0.97 blocked shots a game ... averaged 7.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game ... scored six points and grabbed six rebounds against No. 8 Georgia on Nov. 18 ... followed that up with eight points and six boards at Alabama three days later ... scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds in a Dec. 4 win against UC Irvine ... tied a career-high with 16 points on 8-of-13 shooting to go along with nine rebounds on Jan. 21 against Loyola Marymount ... grabbed nine boards and scored eight points the following game at San Francisco on Jan. 26 ... notched first-career double-double on Jan. 28 at San Diego with 12 points and 11 rebounds ... put up her second double-double Feb. 4 against Portland with 10 points and 10 rebounds ... in back-to-back meetings with Saint Mary's (2/9 and 2/15), turned in performances of 11 points with six rebounds and then 10 points and eight boards ... turned in a 16-point, eight-rebound game and shot 7-for-12 from the floor at Loyola Marymount on Feb. 23 ... scored nine points and grabbed seven rebounds in an opening-round victory over Portland in the WCC Tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Had 16 starts and saw action in 29 contests... netted four points against Fresno State... added six points and four rebounds at Hawaii... netted six points and seven rebounds against UC Davis... followed with six points against No. 16 Minnesota... shot a perfect 5-5 from the field at Wisconsin, posting 10 points... pulled down a team-high seven rebounds at UW-Green Bay... posted seven points against Tulsa... shined in first collegiate start, posting career highs in points (14) and rebounds (8)... posted a team-high seven rebounds against Portland State... added 10 points and eight rebounds against Eastern Washington... led the team with 11 points at Gonzaga... followed with a career-high 16 points at Portland, going 7-9 from the field and grabbing seven rebounds... netted a career-high nine boards against Saint Mary's... followed with a team-leading eight rebounds against Loyola Marymount... went 4-4 from the field vs. Portland... netted 14 points and five rebounds at Saint Mary's... followed with nine points and five rebounds at Pepperdine... netted eight points against Stanford in the NCAA First Round ... a member of the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Voted Most Improved Player by teammates... saw action in 23 contests, making Bronco debut against UW-Green Bay... scored 45 points on the season and pulled down 41 rebounds... shot .594 from the field... posted six points and six rebounds at Sacramento State... grabbed six rebounds in 11 minutes of action at Fresno State... notched four points against No. 21 Oregon... scored two quick baskets against San Francisco to spark the Broncos... added six points, three rebounds and two steals in just eight minutes of play at Saint Mary's... added six points against Portland.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played forward/post for head coach Harry Angelos at Boise (Idaho) High School... a McDonald's All-America nominee as a senior... also earned second-team All-State honors... as a junior, led team to the 5A state championship while averaging 10 points per game... team finished 24-1... placed second at state while winning district with a 23-2 record as a sophomore.... closed senior year as team MVP with a third-place finish at state... a two-time All-SI Conference honoree that led team to an 82-18 record during prep career... attended Wood River High School as a freshman, earning All-SCI Conference honors, while setting three school records... scored 24 points in three quarters and pulled in 21 rebounds in one contest... played for the Idaho Elite Travel Team, going 11-4 in 2001 and winning the Mid-Summer Night Madness competition in 2002... was also an All-Conference selection at Boise HS in volleyball and softball... a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kasey Lynn Monteith... born in Fallbrook, Calif... parents are Doug and Jill Monteith... has a younger sister and a brother... major is undeclared... won the 2003 Boise FX Toughman Competition.
Monteith's Career Statistics
Monteith's Career Highs
|Points||16||four times, last at Portland, Jan. 13, 2007|
|Field Goals||8||vs. Loyola Marymount, Feb. 21, 2006|
|FG Attempts||13||vs. Loyola Marymount, Feb. 21, 2006|
|3-Pt Field Goals||-||None|
|3-Pt FG Attempts||1||twice, last at San Francisco, Jan. 26, 2006|
|Free Throws||8||vs. Washington State, Nov. 25, 2006|
|FT Attempts||8||vs. Washington State, Nov. 25, 2006|
|Rebounds||12||at Boise State, Nov. 20, 2006|
|Assists||5||vs. Portland, Feb. 4, 2006|
|Blocked Shots||4||vs. Portland, Feb. 4, 2006|
|Steals||4||vs. Pacific, Dec. 12, 2006|
|Minutes||32||four times, last vs. San Francisco, Mar. 4, 2006|