#22 Kristen Conahan | Guard
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Previous School: Millard North High School
Major: Accounting and Business Administration (Concentration in Finance)
2013-14 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2013-14 GPAC Player of the Week (Nov. 19)
2012-13 First Team All-America
2012-13 First Team All-GPAC
2012-13 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska Honorary Captain
2012-13 Omaha World-Herald First Team All-Nebraska
2012-13 CIT All-Tournament
2011-12 Second Team All-America
2011-12 First Team All-GPAC
2011-12 NAIA Second Team All-Tournament
2011-12 Omaha World-Herald First Team All-Nebraska
2010-11 All-GPAC Honorable Mention
2010-11 CIT All-Tournament Team
2010-11 Honorable Mention OWH NAIA All-Nebraska Selection
Conahan played in 21 games and made 13 starts in her final season as a Bulldog ... missed 12 games due to an ACL tear ... finished her career with the sixth most points in school history (1,656) ... ranks No. 1 in program history in career 3-point field goals (323) ... averaged 13.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steal while playing 25.3 minutes per game ... shot 43.1 percent from the field, 38.5 percent from 3-point range and 90.2 percent from the free throw line ... set a single-game school record with eight 3-point field goals in a win over Morningside on 11-16-13 when she scored a season high 28 points ... nabbed a season best six rebounds on two occasions ... dished out a season best six assists versus Bethel (Tenn.) on 12-30-13.
Kristen started in all 32 games for the Bulldogs during the 2012-13 season... Conahan repeated her sophomore season by earning numerous honors including another apperance on the First Team All-GPAC as well as being honored as a First Team All American, she also had an outstanding weekend at the annual Concordia Invitational Tournament earning her the award of 2012-13 CIT All-Tournament... Conahan led the team in three main categories averaging: 15.78 points, 3.08 assists, and 3.25 steals per game... Connahan ranked Top 10 among NAIA Divison II athletes in three categoreis: steals per game, total 3 point field goals made (92), and in total steals (104)... Conahan reached the 1,000-career point mark on 11-27-12 when she scorched the nets with a career high 31 points in a 110-65 win over Midland
Conahan started 36 games while becoming one of the top players in the nation in her sophomore season...earned numerous honors including Second Team All-America and First Team All-GPAC recognition...led Concordia in scoring (14.7 ppg), steals (94), 3-point field goals (104) and minutes per game (28.9)...topped all NAIA Division II players in 3-point field goals and ranked seventh nationally in steals...shot 39.0 percent (190-for-487) from the field, 35.0 percent (104-for-297) from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent (46-for-60) from the free throw line...poured in career highs of 26 points and 10 made field goals at the national tournament on 3-10-2012...grabbed a season best eight rebounds in the national semifinal loss to the Ozarks (Mo.) on 3-12-12...posted season highs for assists (9) and steals (7) in the 12-30-11 victory over Johnson & Wales (Colo.).
Kristen played in all 32 games with 11 starts during her first season with the Bulldogs…averaged a team-high 28.6 minutes per game…was third on the team with 10.6 points per game…went 115-of-317 (36.3 percent) from the field…was 77-of-221 (34.8 percent) from long range and 32-of-43 (74.4 percent) at the foul line…averaged 2.0 rebounds per game and totaled 56 assists and a team-high 72 steals…scored season-high 17 points at Northwestern on 2-24-11, vs. Concordia-Chicago on 1-28-11 and at Briar Cliff on 1-22-11…hit five 3-pointers vs. Concordia-Chicago on 1-28-11, at Briar Cliff on 1-22-11 and at Bethel College on 11-16-10…grabbed seven rebounds vs. Sioux Falls on 2-5-11…dished out five assists at Northwestern College on 2-24-11 and vs. Sioux Falls on 2-5-11...was named to the CIT All-Tournament Team and was an honorable mention All-GPAC selection.
Prepped at Millard North High School in Omaha, Nebraska under coaches Scott Persigehl and Jeff Ritz for four years ... Earned four varsity letters ... Captain for one year ... Also participated in track and field for two years ... Was on the honor roll.
Born February 25 in Omaha, Nebraska ... Daughter of Timothy and Jennifer Conohan ... Has one older brother, Matt.