Women's Basketball


Brooke Kissinger
Brooke Kissinger
21

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Minden, Neb.

High School:
Minden

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

High School
Ranked the No. 19 guard nationally in 2014 class by ESPN Hoopgurlz ... Holds Nebraska's all-time three-pointers record (363) and finished 19th on the career scoring list (1,851 points)... Her 110 three-pointers in 2011 are the Nebraska single-season record and she holds three of the top seven seasons in state history (5th, 90, 2014; 7th, 85, 2013) ... Named to the Associated Press 2013 All-Nebraska second team and Class C-1 first team ... Named to the Associated Press Nebraska Class C-1 first team ... Shared Kearney Hub Territory Player of the Year honors with her twin sister, Jamie ... Led Minden to the 2014 Class C-1 state title game, where the Whippets lost to Pierce, 69-60 ... Tied her own state tournament record of seven three-pointers with seven treys in the state championship game ... Minden broke the Class C-1 record for points in a state tournament with 211 in the three-game event ... Averaged 22.7 points per game during the 2014 Class C-1 state tournament and was named to both the All-Class and All-Class C-1 all-tournament teams ... Nebraska Girls C-1 state tournament three-point record holder (15) ... Averaged 19.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in leading Minden to the Class C-1 state tournament in 2012-13 ... Played with the Cornhusker Shooting Stars AAU team ... High school coach was Rick Chramosta.

Personal
Born Nov. 3, 1995 ... Daughter of Brian and Amy Kissinger ... Has a brother, Derek, and two sisters, Jamie and Taylor ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies ... Her fraternal twin sister, Jamie, is a freshman on San Diego's basketball team ... Brother, Derek, plays basketball at Hastings College ... Father, Brian, played basketball at Nebraska-Kearney ... Mother, Amy, played volleyball at Nebraska-Kearney ... Was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, art club and SLC ... Credits her father, Brian, as the biggest influence on her athletic career: "He was the one who really pushed me to be the best I could be. He worked out with me every day and helped me achieve my goal of becoming a Division I basketball player." ... Member of Minden's honor roll ... Her favorite basketball memory was playing in the state championship game her senior year, alongside her twin sister for the last time.

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