Kristen Hanzer becomes the first Lady Bronco since Concetha Smith in 1983 to be named the women's basketball CIAA Player of the Year. She has made a significant impact in her first season with the Lady Broncos. The 5-10 guard is tied for first in the league in scoring with 18.8 points per game and ranks 13th nationally in scoring offense. Hanzer also averages 6.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. She has scored in double figures in all but one game and tallied a career-high 35 points at Catawba. Hanzer recorded three double-doubles this season highlighted by a career-best 13 rebounds against Bowie State. She has been named CIAA Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week four times each.
2010-11 (UNC Wilmington): Started all 33 games...Third on the team and 16th in the CAA in scoring (11.6), reaching double figures in 22 games...Also averaged 4.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists...Tied program single-season marks for games played and started...Also ranked ninth on school's single-season chart for free-throws made (103)...Finished with nine points and nine rebounds against Eastern Michigan...Tallied a game-high five steals at Richmond...Scored 13 points and added six rebounds and four assists in the CAA Quarterfinals against Drexel...Poured in 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting at James Madison...Scored 15 points and added six rebounds against George Mason...Had a game-high 20 points at Towson...Scored 18 points on 8-of-8 shooting at William & Mary...Posted her second double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds at Hofstra...Notched 15 points and four assists against Drexel...Scored 13 points and tied her career-best ofthree blocks against Towson...Recorded 15 points and four assists against Drexel...Scored 13 points and added a career-high three blocks against Charleston Southern...Poured in a game-high 22 points, including 17 in the second half, on 9-of-11 shooting at Coastal Carolina...Tallied a career-high seven steals against Charlotte, the highest single-game total since the 1999 season...Scored 14 points and added nine rebounds at Ohio State...Poured in a career-high 26 points at East Carolina, going 9-of-14 from the floor and 6-of-8 at the free-throw line.
2009-10 (UNC Wilmington): Averaged 4.9 points and 3.5 rebounds in 27 appearances...Started 15 games...Led team in field goal percentage with 50.5 percent (48-of-95)...Matched career-high with four assists at Northeastern...Notched 10 points and added three rebounds and three steals versus James Madison...Posted first career double-double with season-high 13 points and career-best 11 rebounds against William & Mary...Also established new personal-bests with four steals and four assists versus the Tribe...Made first career start at High Point and responded with 12 points and five rebounds in 24 minutes of action.
2008-09 (UNC Wilmington): Took part in 29 games...Averaged 2.9 points and 1.9 rebounds in 10.2 minutes per appearance...Averaged 6.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in the final nine games of the season...Posted career-highs of 14 points and six rebounds against George Mason...Scored two points and grabbed two rebounds in collegiate debut against Longwood.
High School: Capital Seven Conference and District Player of the Year following her senior season...Was also named First Team All-State as a senior...First Team All-Capital Seven Conference honoree all four seasons...Four-trime Defensive Player of the Year...Academic All-Conference selection...Most Outstanding Player at Glaxo-Smith-Kline Tournament.
Personal: Full name: Kristen Elaine Hanzer...Born April 6, 1990...Majoring in English...