Senior forward Kaycee Mansfield took home co-Defensive Player of the Year honors.
At Utah Valley University ... SENIOR ~ (2012-13): Named the Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Year as well as First Team All-Conference and to the GWC All-Tournament Team ... averaged 9.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.7 steals per game in 28.5 minutes per game ... played in all 30 games with 29 starts ... in GWC-only play averaged 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per contest ... scored in double figures in 13 games on the year ... posted five double-doubles on the season ... shot .495 from the field (103-208) and .641 from the free throw line (91-142) ... scored a career-high 28 points on 9-of-14 shooting in a road win at Houston Baptist on Feb. 2 ... will leave UVU as the all-time leader in games played during her four-year career with 121, also third in rebounds with 689, fourth in minutes played (3,034), sixth in blocks (42), seventh in points (787), seventh in steals (93), seventh in games started (78) and seventh in made field goals (270).
JUNIOR ~ (2011-12): Appeared in all 30 games for UVU, starting 15 ... averaged 3.9 ppg, 4.9 rpg, and 1.0 apg in 19.6 minutes per contest ... scored a season-high 12 points to go along with nine rebounds and a career-high four assists in a 72-65 win at Weber State on Dec. 21 ... snatched a season-high 11 rebounds in a 68-59 victory against Idaho State on Nov. 19 ... scored nine points on a perfect 4-for-4 day from the field and grabbed nine boards in a first round, 63-52 victory over NJIT at the GWC Tournament ... her 4.9 boards per game were good for third on the squad ... finished the season shooting 40.9 percent from the field.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2010-11): Appeared in and started all 29 games on the year ... averaged 7.1 ppg and 5.6 rpg ... scored in double figures six times and scored a career-high 16 points at Lamar in the Preseason WNIT on Nov. 19 ... tied a career-high in rebounds with 14 vs. UTPA on Feb. 12 and set one for assists with six vs. Boise State Dec. 20 ... averaged 30.1 minutes per game, shot 41.3 percent from the field, 39 percent from behind the arc and 82.3 percent from the charity stripe.
FRESHMAN ~ (2009-10): Averaged 5.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, appearing in all 32 games during first season at UVU ... had three double-doubles including in the final two games of the season during the Great West Tournament ... finished with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in win over Texas-Pan American ... had 15 points and 12 rebounds in championship win over North Dakota and was named to the All-Tournament team ... also had 11 points and 10 rebounds in a win at Houston Baptist on Feb. 25 ... started five games and averaged 22.4 minutes per game on the year.
Before Utah Valley ... Played high school basketball at American Fork High School where she was a teammate of current UVU guard Cydne Mason ... helped lead team to Utah State Championship in 2009 during senior season ... team finished second in state during junior season ... helped Cavemen to two region titles ... named First Team All-State by the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune after averaging 12.5 pts, 5.6 rpg, 2.3 spg, 2.45 apg and shooting 55 percent from the field including 53 percent from the 3-point line ... earned Academic All-State honors ... named Second Team All-State as a junior ... named to State All-Tournament team in 2008 and 2009 ... named to Nike All-Tournament of Champions Team ... also participated in golf and soccer in high school and was Academic All-State in both.
Personal ... Born in Bountiful, Utah ... daughter of Paul and Kerry Mansfield ... graduated from American Fork with a perfect 4.0 GPA and ranked first in her class ... majoring in Physical Education at Utah Valley University ... enjoys boating, hiking and camping.