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Kristine Fuller Nielson Athlete Profile

#22 Kristine Nielson

Positions: Guard, Forward Height: 5-11 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2012-2017 Hometown: Crystal Beach, FL Last School: Palm Harbor University High School

Before BYU

  • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
  • Two-time MVP
  • 1,000-point club
  • Retired Jersey #22
  • Averaged 22.2 points per game
  • Averaged 3.2 assists per game
  • Averaged 7.9 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 2.7 steals per game
  • Most points scored in a game with 41
  • Named Florida Top 24
  • Florida All-State All-Star Game
  • Named All-County Player of the Year
  • Tampa Bay Times First Team
  • McDonald’s All-America Nominee
  • Named to the National Honor Society
  • Was on Principal’s List
  • Garnered PHU Principal Leadership Award
  • Played for Gatekeepers Basketball Club
  • Lettered in volleyball
  • Twice garnered Volleyball Team Player Award

Personal

  • Born in Clearwater, Florida
  • Parents are Lowell and Lori Fuller
  • Has two brothers and one sister
  • Married to Riley Nielson

Get to know Kristine Fuller



2013-2014 | Freshman Year

  • Played in a total of 26 games averaging 4.7 minutes of action ... averages 0.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game 
  • Put up two points and dished out a career-best three assists in the road game at Santa Clara
  • Scored  a season-best seven points while pulling down one rebound, getting one assist and one block in the home win vs. USF 
  • Played four minutes in the home game vs. Saint Mary’s on 1/4/13 
  • Tallied two points playing six minutes in the home win over Arizona
  • Played 13 minutes in the road game at CSUN tallying two points and one rebound
  • Saw nine minutes of action in the game at UNLV on 11/12/13 contributing two points, one assist and one rebound
  • Came off the bench playing in her first collegiate game in the home season opener vs. South Dakota State on 11/8/13 contributing three rebounds
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll

2014-2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Tied her career and season high in points with seven in the game vs. Louisville in the NCAA Champs.
  • Named 2014-15 WCC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Played in 31 games, averaging 8.4 minutes of playing time
  • Grabbed three rebounds three times for season bests, last in the home win vs. PEP
  • Dished out season highs in assists with four in the game vs. Butler
  • Named to the 2014-15 WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll

2015-2016 | Junior Year

  • Played in all games during the season, averaging 8.9 minutes of playing time
  • Averaged 2.5 points; 1.0 rebounds; .58 assists; .45 steals
  • Picked up season and career bests in points with 11 vs. Pacific 
  • Had season highs in rebounds with 4, in assists with 2 in four games; in steals with 2
  • Named WCC Women’s Basketball Academic Honorable Mention
  • Named to the WCC Commissioner's Bronze Honor Roll

2016-2017 | Senior Year

  • Name 2016-17 WCC Women’s Basketball All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Started in all games ... averaged 7.5 ppg and 2.7 rpg
  • Named WCC Player of the Week on 11/28/16 after back-to-back career-setting double digit outings in points with 15 and 17 points ... named MVP at UNM Thanksgiving Tournament
  • Started in first game of BYU career at UVU ... contributed five points, one rebound, one steal in 19 minutes
  • In four games dished out at least three assists and had at least three steals in two games
  • Recorded career highs in points with 17 vs. Tulsa ... in rebounds with 6 vs. Santa Clara ... in steals with four at Pepperdine
  • In three games had two blocks and dished out four assists in three games
  • Finished BYU career with 12 games scoring in double figures
  • Ranks 16th all-time in total games played with 122