April 07, 2016

In the record book, 2015-16

Marta set a Pac-12 record this season and earned three entries in the Stanford record book.

Bird and Lili each earned two entries in the Stanford record book.

Karlie earned an entry in the Stanford record book and had two other noteworthy accomplishments

Kaylee retained her six entries in the Stanford record book.

The team set or matched five Stanford records — some good, some not.

Erica McCall

Bird blocked 66 shots this season, including this one that sealed Stanford's 66-65 victory over South Dakota State in the second round of the NCAAs. She's in a three-way tie with Chiney Ogwumike and Joslyn Tinkle for third place in Stanford single-season blocks, behind Jayne Appel who holds first and second place.

Bird was almost twice as efficient this season as last in grabbing rebounds. She tallied 9.4 per game, which places her twelfth in Stanford single-season rebounds per game

Lili Thompson

Lili has scored 1,250 points so far in her career, which places her 28th among the 36 members of the Stanford 2,000/1,000 Point Club. Two of those points, shown above, were for the last shot of the NCAA second round game when Stanford snatched the victory away from South Dakota State.

Lili launched 199 shots from beyond the arc this season, which places her ninth in Stanford single season 3-point attempts between Jeanette Pohlen and Molly Goodenbour (tied for seventh) and Candice Wiggins.

Karlie Samuelson

Karlie sank 80 3-pointers this season, which places her eighth in Stanford single season 3-pointers made, just one behind Bonnie Samuelson and Jamie Carey who are tied for seventh.

Karlie made her 3-pointers this season at a rate of 47.3%, which ranked third in the nation. (Note: Stanford publishes the leader in this category (Jennifer Azzi with 49.5%), but not the runners-up).

Karlie calmly sank 90.9% of her free throws this season, which would have taken the Stanford single-season record (90.8%) away from sister Bonnie, except that the minimum for record-setting is 1.5 made per game, and Karlie made only 1.43

Kaylee Johnson

Kaylee blocked 54 shots this season (three more than last season), which keeps her in eleventh place in Stanford single-game blocks between Bethany Donaphin and Erica McCall (in 2014-15).

Kaylee also retains the five records she earned last season — first in freshman rebounds, first in freshman rebounds per game, third in freshman blocks, tenth in single-season rebounds per game and tied with Jayne Appel for tenth in single-season rebounds.

Marta Sneizek

Marta dished 109 assists this season, which places her eighth in freshman assists between Amber Orrange and Candice Wiggins.

Marta dished the assists at a rate of 3.1 per game, which places her ninth in freshman assists per game between Angie Paccione and Amber Orrange / Charli Turner (tied for tenth).

Marta dished 13 of her assists on March 3, 2015 vs Washington in the Pac-12 Tournament, which breaks the Pac-12 Tournament record of 11 set by Nikki Blue (UCLA) in 2006.

Her 13 assists place her in a three-way tie with Jennifer Azzi and Sonja Henning for Stanford single-game assists (Azzi also holds first place, and Henning also holds second place).

The 2015-16 Team

The team set three downside Stanford records.

They made just 42.6% of their field goal attempts this season, which breaks the Stanford season record for lowest field goal percentage — 43.2%, set in 1998-99.

In that awful game in Tempe, they scored just 31 points, which breaks the Stanford single-game record for fewest points — 32 against Missouri in 1984.

They made only 11 field goals that day, which matched the Stanford single-game record, set against UConn in 2012. Three weeks later, against UCLA, they made only ten field goals and broke the Stanford single-game record for fewest field goals made.

On the upside, the team blocked 211 shots this season, which breaks the Stanford record of 196 set in 2001-02.

They blocked 13 shots against USC on January 22, which matches the Stanford single-game record, set in 1989 against Arizona State.

Although the team won neither the Pac-12 season title nor the tournament championship, they extended their Pac-12 record for most 20-win seasons to 27 and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight for the 18th time.

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