Kelsey Plum became the NCAA all-time scoring leader in Division I women’s basketball, breaking Jackie Stile’s record during a 57-point effort against the University of Utah. The senior from Poway, Ca averaged 31.7 ppg, 5.1 rebounds and 4.8 assists on her way to being named Pac-12 Player of the Year, AP Player of the Year, and ESPNW Player of the Year. She led the Huskies in scoring and assists. She was a unanimous first-team All American while also earning her fourth consecutive All-Pac-12 honor and Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. She scored 21 or more points in all 35 of the Huskies’ games this season, including 17 30-plus games, five 40-plus games and her 57-point, career game, which is a Pac-12 record. Plum was named to the Wooden Award Preseason, Midseason, Late Season and Final Ballot lists.
En route to breaking the NCAA career scoring record, Kelsey broke the single season NCAA scoring record with 1,109 points, becoming the third player in NCAA history to reach the 1,000 point milestone. She also broke a 33-year old NCAA career free throw record. She broke the all-time Pac-12 scoring record. She also became the first player in Pac-12 history, male or female, to score 3,000 career points. She became Washington’s all-time three-point leader, second all-time in the Pac-12.
Kelsey is an anthropology major and enjoys sand volleyball and hanging out with her family. She has three siblings, her brother Daniel, sister Kaitlyn who played volleyball at UC Davis, and sister Lauren who played volleyball at Oregon. Her mother Katie played volleyball at UC Davis and her father Jim played football and baseball at San Diego State.