Mindy Nielson	#22 Guard 5-10, Jr. Centennial, CO - Regis Jesuit HS Major: Health Education
SOPHOMORE – (2008–2009):
  • Started in all games
  • Named to the All-MWC Third Team and to the All-Defensive Team
  • Scored 11 points in the game at AFA on 3/7/09 for her 12th and 18th season and career double figure game which also mark four straight double digit contests
  • Led the team in scoring with 14 points in the contest at Utah on 2/28/09 marking her 10th double digit game of the year and 17th overall
  • Recorded her ninth double digit game of the year and 16th overall with a team high 13 points in the home win vs. UNLV on 2/21/09
  • Tallied a team and game high four steals in the road game at Wyoming on 1/31/09
  • Had new season and career highs in steals with six in the road win at UNLV on 1/21/09
  • In that same game posted 21 points to lead all scorers, and mark her eighth double figure game of the year and 15th career
  • Grabbed eight boards in the home game vs. UNM on 1/17/09 for new season and career highs in that category
  • Scored a team and game high 22 points in the road win at TCU on 1/13/09 for the second best scoring performance of the season and career
  • The 22 points also marked her seventh and 14th career double digit output
  • Led the team and game in scoring with 13 vs. Arkansas St., on 12/30/08 for her sixth double digit contest of the year and the 13th in her career
  • Grabbed a total of seven boards for new season highs and tied her career high as well in the home win vs. CSU
  • Tallied 12 points in the game at Long Beach St., for her fifth double figure game of the year and 12th career
  • Tied her season best seven assists vs. Utah St., ... contributed 11 points in the home win against Weber St., on 12/10/08 marking her fourth double figure contest of the year and 11th overall
  • Scored 20 points vs. Wright State for her third double digit output of the season and her 10th overall
  • Tallied new season and career highs in points with 27 at Nevada
  • The 27 points were game and team highs as well ... as 9-10 from the free throw line in that same game
  • Leads the team in scoring and in steals with 10.4 points and a total of 65 steals ... is second in assists dishing out 93 this year
  • Has the best free throw percentage on the team .787, (37-47)
  • Topped or tied the list in points in a total of 10 games; in assists in 11 contests; and in steals in 14 games
  • Finishes the year ranked first in both field goals attempted and made with 313 and 123 respectively
  • Ranks fourth on the squad in four categories: field goal percentage .393, 123-313; in three-point field goals attempted 83; three-point field goals made with 20; free throw attempts with 47 for a 1.6 average per game
  • Places second in the free throw made category with a total of 37 and a 1.3 average
  • Had a total of 16 blocked shots which put her in third place in that category, is also in third place in defensive boards with 92 for a 3.2 average ... and finishes in the fifth spot in rebounds with a total of 114 for a 3.9 average
  • In the MWC finished with a 19th and 16th place in scoring in all games and in league play, ended ranked 15th in league games in field goal percentage .399 (67-168), in the assists category ranked seventh and ninth respectively in all contests and in MWC games, placed third and first in the steals category in all games and in MWC contests, and ranked fifth in all games in the assist/turnover ratio category
FRESHMAN - (2007–2008):
  • In league action finished the year ranked 29th in scoring (7.3) points per game, eighth in assists dishing out (2.76) per MWC game and 11th in steals (1.59) per game, and was tied in 14th place in blocked shots (0.69) per contest
  • Started in the last 19 games beginning with the game vs. UCLA on 12/15/07, and played in all games with an average of 27.9 minutes of playing time
  • Tallied a new season and career high in points with 16 at UNLV on 2/16/08
  • In the home game vs CSU on 02/13/08 dished out new season and career highs in assists with nine
  • Had back-to-back games where she scored in double figures with 15 in the game vs. UCLA on 12/15/07 and 15 points at Weber St., on 12/12/07
  • In the game vs. UCLA also picked up season highs in rebounds with seven and in assists with six and was perfect from the free throw line going 6-6
  • Picked up season and career highs in steals (5), and blocks (5) vs. Utah Valley on 12/08/07
  • Scored in double figures in seven games, including four in league action
  • Led the team in points in three games
  • Topped the list in assists in 14 games and in steals in 10 contests on the year
  • Finished the season ranked first in three categories: free throws attempted 65 (2.2), in assists with 80 (2.8) and in steals with a total of 46 (1.6)
  • Places second in two stat categories: free throws made 46 (1.6), and in blocked shots with 20 (0.7)
  • Placed third in three categories: in three point field goals attempted 58 (2.0), in three-point field goals made with 17 (0.6) and in field goals attempted 200 (6.9)
  • In three other categories finished in fourth place: field goals made 74 (2.6), in rebounds with a total of 85 (2.9) and in defensive boards with 72 (2.5)
  • Is in sixth place in free throw percentage .708 (46-65) and in three-point field goal percentage .293 (17-58)
  • Places in seventh on the team in the field goal percentage category with a .370 percentage (74-200)
  • Ranks third on the team in scoring with an average of 7.3 points per game
  • Is the team's assists leader with 80 on the season.
BEFORE BYU:
  • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
  • First Team All-State
  • High school Honor Roll
  • Played three seasons for Mile Hi Magic
  • Third place finish in Oregon City tournament
PERSONAL:
  • Born in Sandy, Utah
  • Parents are Kirk and Stephanie
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
YEAR G/GS FG-FGA% FT-FTA% 3-PTS% PTS REB A BL ST TO
2008 29/19 74-200 .370 46-65 .708 17-58 .293 211 85 80 20 46 95
2009 29/29 123-313 .393 37-47 .787 20-83 .241 303 114 93 16 65 69
Totals 58/48 197-513 .384 83-112 .741 37-141 .262 514 199 173 36 111 164
  • Points: 27 @ Nevada, 11/18/08
  • Rebounds: 8 vs. UNM, 1/17/09
  • 3-PT FG’s Made: 3 @ UNLV, 2/16/08, once more
  • Assists: 9 vs. CSU, 2/13/08
  • Steals 6 vs. Wyoming, 3/4/09, twice more
  • Blocks: 5 vs. UVU, 12/8/07
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