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  T'Nae Thiel
T'Nae Thiel

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Weatherford, Texas

High School:
Weatherford

Height:
6-1

Position:
F

Experience:
3V

Major:
English


At Stanford: A three-year starter ... Returns for her senior season in great shape ... Ranks No. 10 in the Stanford record books with 5.3 career rebounds per game (513 reb. in 96 games) ... Outstanding rebounder ... Tough, physical player with the ability to score inside or outside ... Enters her final season just six rebounds shy of breaking into Stanford's all-time top 20.

2004-05 Season: Game-by-Game Statistics

2003-04 Season: Missed the first five games of the season after undergoing surgery for a stress fracture in her foot ... Notched 209 points and 128 rebounds in 29 games ... Averaged 7.2 ppg and made 22 starts ... Led Stanford and ranked No. 3 in the Pac-10 in field goal percentage (.527; 87-165) ... Saw her first action this season with six minutes against Pacific for one rebound and two points ... In her second game back, competed for 18 minutes against Tennessee for two points and one board ... Made her first start of the season at Rice and pulled down four rebounds ... Scored in double figures 12 times, including seven of the last 10 games of the season ... Came off the bench and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds and added eight points at Washington ... Notched a season-high 16 points at Cal, converting 8-of-9 shots from the field ... Scored 13 points in the Pac-10 quarterfinal against Cal ... Added 11 points in the semifinal of the conference tournament against UCLA ... Chalked up 14 points and seven rebounds in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament against Missouri ... Went 5-of-8 from the field for 10 points against Vanderbilt in the NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal ... Picked up eight points and four rebounds in 38 minutes against Tennessee in the NCAA Regional Final.

2002-03 Season: Started all 32 games in the paint and averaged 7.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists ... Ranked eighth in the Pac-10 in blocked shots (0.69 pg) and tied for 13th in total rebounding (6.0 pg) ... Averaged 7.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists in conference play ... In Pac-10 games only, ranked sixth in the conference in blocked shots (0.83 pg) and tied for 20th in total rebounding (5.2 pg) ... Scored in double figures 12 times and pulled down 10 or more rebounds four times ... Recorded three double-doubles ... Ranked third on the team in minutes played (30.1 pg), and was one of only two players to start all 32 games (Kelley Suminski was the other) ... Recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds in the season-opener vs. Rutgers ... The double-double was her second in as many career tries against the Scarlet Knights (14 points, 11 rebounds; Jan. 2, 2002) ... Had 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds at Boston University ... Recorded a season-high 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists on Jan. 11 at Oregon ... In the game against Oregon, threw a perfect 75-foot pass to Nicole Powell with just 3.3 seconds remaining that led to Powell's two game-winning free throws in the 75-74 victory ... Recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds versus Washington ... Scored 13 points, including 6-of-10 from the floor against California ... Had back-to-back 12 point efforts in the NCAA Tournament versus Western Michigan and Minnesota and was a combined 11-of-14 (78.6 percent) from the field.

2001-02 Season: Named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Freshman Team ... Averaged 6.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in 35 games, including 23 starts ... Started 23 of the final 24 games after coming off the bench in the first 11 ... Averaged 6.6 points and 6.0 rebounds in conference play ... Ranked 13th in the Pac-10 in rebounding (5.7) ... Scored in double figures six times, and pulled down 10 or more rebounds four times ... Had 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting in just 19 minutes against Minnesota on Nov. 23 in the opening round of the Rainbow Wahine Classic ... Had 14 points and a career-high 11 boards at Rutgers ... Just missed a double-double with 13 points and nine rebounds against Oregon State ... Recorded career-high 19 points, including 14 in the first half, and eight rebounds versus Oregon ... Pulled down 10 boards in the Pac-10 Tournament Semifinal against Oregon State ... Pulled down 10 rebounds in Second Round of the NCAA Tournament against Tulane.

High School: Consensus All-American as a senior by ESPN, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and Parade Magazine ... Participated in the Phoenix/Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School All-American Game in Hartford, Connecticut in April 2001, and recorded eight points, five rebounds and three steals in 25 minutes ... As a senior, was named the Texas 5A Player of the Year and District Most Valuable Player ... Averaged 20 points and nine rebounds as a senior to lead Weatherford to a 29-4 record and district championship ... Named the MVP of the 2000 AAU Junior Olympics after leading Texas Best to the tournament title ... Went on a 2000 European Tour with Texas Best to Austria, Switzerland and Italy ... Transferred to Weatherford High School prior to her senior year ... As a junior at Canyon High School, was named First-Team All-Texas after averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds ... Was also named First-Team All-Region and District MVP after guiding her team to a 36-2 record and state title ... As a sophomore, averaged 15.0 points and 8.0 rebounds for squad that went 37-1 and advanced to the state finals ... Also named District MVP and First-Team All-Region as a sophomore ... Was named Panhandle Plains Freshman of the Year, Second Team All-District and All-Region, and Third Team All-Texas in 1997-98 after averaging 12.0 points and 7.0 boards ... Played for coach Phil King at Weatherford ... Graduated with a 4.5 GPA, and ranked sixth in a class of 386.

Personal: Daughter of Kenny and Aricka Thiel ... Father, Kenny, played football at Texas Tech from 1974-77.

Career Highs
Points:
19, vs. Oregon (1/13/02)
Rebounds:
15, at Boston University (12/21/02)
Assists:
5, 7x, last vs. Arizona (3/8/04)
Field Goals:
8, 3x, last vs. California (2/14/04)
3-pt. FGs:
2, 3x, last vs. Minnesota (3/24/03)
Free Throws:
6, 2x, last vs. UCLA (2/21/04)
Steals:
4, 2x, last vs. Tennessee (3/30/04)
Blocks:
4, at Arizona State (3/1/03)
Minutes:
39, vs. Arizona (12/29/02)

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