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#11 Kelsey Bolte
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
City/State: Ida Grove, Iowa
High School: Battle Creek-Ida Grove
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Release: 08/29/2007


Awards & Honors
Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American (2011)
WBCA Honorable Mention All-American (2011)
State Farm Wade Trophy Watch List (2011)
Naismith Trophy Watch List (2011)
All-Big 12 First Team (2011)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2009, 2010)
Big 12 All-Rookie Team (2008)
Big 12 Rookie of the Week, Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Feb. 18 (2008)
Big 12 All-Freshman Team, Dallas Morning News and the Waco Tribune-Herald (2008)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2011)
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2009, 2010)
Cyclone Challenge Most Valuable Player (2011)
Cyclone Challenge All-Tournament Team (2009, 2010, 2011)
Northwestern Thanksgiving All-Tournament Team (2009)
Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team (2011)
ISU Free Throw Award (2008)
ISU Rebounding Award (2008)
Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F08, F09, S10, F10)
ISU Scholar-Athlete (2009, 2010, 2011)
ESPN Three-Point Contest Runner-Up (2011)

Unanimous selection to All-Big 12 first team ... earned honorable mention All-America honors from the Associated Press and Women's Basketball Coaches Association ... was selected to the State Farm Wade Trophy and Naismith Trophy Watch Lists ... named MVP of Cyclone Challenge ... earned all-tournament team honors at Paradise Jam ... finished career sixth all-time at Iowa State with 1,639 career points ... Iowa State's career (.879) and single-season (.888) free-throw percentage leader ... third all-time at ISU and fifth all-time in the Big 12 with 276 career three-pointers made ... eighth all-time at Iowa State with 665 career rebounds ... posted 78 career double-figure scoring efforts, including 23 games with 20 or more points ... scored in double-figures 28 times as a senior to tally 557 points in 2010-11, which tied for the fourth most points in a single season by any Cyclone ... knocked down 88 three-pointers, good for second in the Big 12 ... poured in a career-high 28 points, connecting on seven 3-pointers, in Cyclone Challenge win over Florida A&M ... scored 25 points in season-opening win against Western Illinois ... was 6-for-6 from behind the arc against the Leathernecks ... opened Big 12 play scoring 20 or more points in first five games ... tallied 26 points at Colorado and Nebraska ... posted 25 point-12 rebound double-double against Texas A&M ... scored 23 against Oklahoma ... was third among all players averaging 18.6 points per game in Big 12 play ... finished 15th nationally in three-point field-goal percentage (42.1) and 10th in free-throw percentage (89.8) ... was 35th in the nation for three-pointers per game (2.7) and 63rd in scoring (16.9) ... participated in ESPN's Three-Point Contest, finishing runner-up ... first-team Academic All-Big 12.

Second consecutive season on All-Big 12 honorable-mention squad ... became the 22nd player in school history to record 1,000 career points, reaching the milestone by scoring the first five points in the win over Kansas State ... hit 84 three-pointers as a junior to rank seventh on ISU’s single-season list ... ranked second on the team and 18th in Big 12 in scoring with 12.3 points per game ... hit 41 percent from outside the arc to rank second in the Big 12 and 27th in Division I ... earned Academic All-Big 12 second-team accolades ... drained a career-high eight treys en route to a career-high 26 points in win over Iowa ... posted 20 points, including six threes, and five rebounds at Oklahoma State ... led ISU with 15 points and hit game-winning trey in NCAA second-round vs. Green Bay ... scored in double figures 20 times, including three outings with 20+ points ... tallied 19 points, all in the second half, and went 5-of-7 from beyond the arc, including nailing the game-winning three-pointer at No. 20 Texas.

Named an All-Big 12 honorable-mention pick ... earned Academic All-Big 12 second-team accolades ... ranked third in Big 12 three-point field-goal percentage, hitting at a .377 clip ...posted 23 points, going 5-of-6 from long range and 6-for-6 from the charity stripe, in the home win over Colorado ... led ISU with 20 points, including six treys, and nine rebounds against No. 5 Baylor ... tallied 16 points behind a 5-for-7 effort from three-point range in ISU’s NCAA second-round win over Ball State ... scored 17 points and led ISU with seven rebounds in win over No. 10/4 Texas A&M ... posted 21 points in win over Niagara ... scored 17 points, including going 5-for-7 from beyond the arc, at Northern Iowa.

First freshman in Big 12 history to score 20+ points in each of her first four league games ... scored in double digits 15 times ... hit five three-pointers en route to 19 points in the NCAA first round vs. Georgia Tech ... named Big 12 Rookie of the Week three times ... contributed 23 points, four rebounds, three assists and four steals in her first career Big 12 contest vs. Oklahoma ... recorded 15 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Creighton ... went 8-for-14 for 19 points the Big 12 tourney vs. Colorado ... turned in 21 points, going 3-of-4 from three-point range at CU ... led ISU with 20 points and nine boards at Texas.

High School
Named a WBCA High School All-American and chosen to play in the 2007 WBCA All-America Game at the NCAA Women’s Final Four ... Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Miss Basketball ... helped coach Pat Miller lead Battle Creek-Ida Grove to 25-3 and 27-2 records, and back-to-back 2A state tournament runner-up finishes as a senior and junior, respectively ... earned state all-tournament accolades both seasons ... first team all-state honoree and first team all-region in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... set high school single-season records for points per game (23.2), rebounds (311) and steals (180) ... set school track record ... member of the honor roll.

Communication studies major ... full name is Kelsey Lynn Bolte ... born Aug. 5, 1988, in Ida Grove, Iowa ... parents are Owen and Carol Bolte ... has a brother (Kaleb) ... father attended Iowa State and Kaleb also attended ISU.

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