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Danielle Cheesman Athlete Profile

#51 Danielle Cheesman

Danielle Cheesman
Position: Forward Height: 6-2 Roster Years: 2001-2005 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Mountain View High School


Born in Orem, Utah...attended...Mountain View H.S....parents are Jay and Kathy Cheesman...has two sisters and two brothers....is majoring in...community health

Before BYU

ESPN first team All-American...Utah Gatorade player of the year Senior year...USA Today 2nd team All-American...Utah MVP...High school basketball team won the National Championships Senior year...USA Today 2nd in Nation...Frank Layden Terrific 12 Junior and Senior years...All-State Deseret News 1999 and 2000.


Year G/GS   FG-FGA %     FT-FTA %       3-pts  %     Pts.    Reb.   A   St. TO
02 33/19 118-252.468 46-58 .793 1-5 .200 283 145 16 20 47
03 31/31 143-328.436 47-78 .603 15-47 .319 348 168 32 27 79
04 29/29 108-292.370 63-91 .692 4-25 .160 283 169 43 22 59
05 30/30 106-236.449 26-42 .619 7-18 .389 245 233 39 25 67
TLS 123/109 475-1108.429 182-269 .677 27-95 .284 1,159 715 130 94 252

2001-2002 | Freshman Year

Played in all 33 games, starting in the last 19 of the season...averaged 8.6 points and 4.4 rebounds....was team's second leading rebounder...named to the MWC Academic All-Conference Team with a GPA of 3.00 in an undeclared major...picked up a season high 16 points and 12 rebounds vs New Mexico on 2/16/02.

2002-2003 | Sophomore Year

Started in all games...picked up her fourth double double of her career with 11 points and 11 rebounds against UNLV on 2/20/03...tallied a season and career high 21 points against Montana State at home on 12/30/02...has had her second highest points output with 20 points twice, vs. UNLV on 3/12/03 and against NC State on 12/14/02...had her third double-double of her career and second this season with 10 points and 10 rebounds against George Washington on 12/11/02...picked up her second double-double of her career with 16 points and 10 rebounds in the game against Oregon on 12/07/02...fouled out in the game against Weber State on 11/30/02 with over eight minutes to go in the contest..she tallied 10 points and seven rebounds against SUU on 12/3/02.

2003-2004 | Junior Year

Final player notes: was named to the Honorable Mention All-MWC Team... finished the season as the team's second leading scorer with 9.8 points and tied for first place in the rebound category with a team high 5.8 boards a game...was the team's leading scorer in a total of eight games, the team's leading rebounder in nine games, and the team's assist leader in three games...played an average of 24.6 minutes per game and was the only player on the year that started in all 29 games...had three games on the year where she had double doubles and scored in double digits in a total of 13 games... on the team had the best field goal percentage in attempts with 292 at an average of 10.1 shots per game, made the most field goals on the team with 108 at a 3.7 average, led the team in free throws made with a total of 63 with an average of 2.2 per game, had the team's best defensive rebound total with 121 and an average of 4.2 per game, had the team's second best in blocked shots with a total of 16. In MWC games started in all 14 contests, picking up a game and team high 15 points vs. AF on 1/24/04.
In all games...tallied her third double double of the season and seventh overall with 20 points and a career high 13 rebounds against Montana State on 1/6/04...picked up her second of the season and sixth overall double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the game at Santa Clara on 12/04/03... had season high 20 points vs. TCU and was 8-10 from the free throw line, has started in all games, picking up her first and fifth overall double double with 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Mount St. Mary's, was named Player of the Game vs. MSt. Mary's and made the All-Tournament Team at the Great Alaska Shootout, against MSt.Mary's she was also perfect from the free-throw line (8-8).

2004-2005 | Senior Year

Has started in all games, recorded her 12th career double double and fifth this year with 12 points and 10 rebounds in the Utah game played at the Marriott Center on 1/29/05...she became the 14th Cougar student athlete in women's basketball to reach 1,000 points with the first three pointer of the Weber State game on Dec. 30...continues to lead the team in rebounds, grabbing 8.0 boards a game...picked a season and career high four steals vs. AF on 2/17/05.