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Shiri Sharon
Shiri Sharon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jordan Valley, Israel

High School:
Ostrovsky

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/26/1979



Expected to become the Dukes' all-time assist leader challenging Korie Hlede's ('98) mark of 570 ... enters the season with 505 over her three years to stand fourth all-time... led the Atlantic 10 and ranked 12th among NCAA Division I leaders with 6.6 assists per game ... great free throw accuracy and always a three-point threat ... expected to lead the Dukes' offense once again ... an All-Conference candidate ... twice dished out a game- and Atlantic 10 season-best 12 assists last season ... competed on the Israeli National Team in the 2003 European Championships.

AS A JUNIOR (2002-03)
Led the Dukes with 44 steals ... hit the 700-career point mark ... recorded her 500th career assist at UMass Mar. 2 in the regular season finale ...had four games with double-figure assists ... team captain ... averaged 7.7 points, 6.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game ... started each game ... ranked second in the Duquesne single-season list with 192 assists ... first double-double of the season and fourth of her career with 10 assists and 11 points vs. James Madison ... was 3-3 from the three vs. JMU as well ... team-high five assists vs. Ohio State ... game-best five assists and four steals vs. Lehigh ... 14 points and seven rebounds at Robert Morris, also tied her career mark connecting on four three-point goals ... six assists and shot 7-8 from the free throw line vs. Pitt ... game-best 18 points at Towson adding five assists and a game-best five steals ... tied the game lead with six assists vs. Toledo ... 16 points and a game-best seven assists vs. Loyola which included a 5-5 effort from the free throw line ... hit her 600th career point vs. Loyola as well ... ... career and A-10 season-best 12 assists at Xavier ... game-best seven assists at Dayton ... six assists and three steals vs. La Salle ... 12 assists and nine points vs. Richmond ... was 6-6 from the charity stripe vs. Dayton... game-best nine assists at Richmond and seven at George Washington ... hit her 700th point at Richmond ... game-best 11 assist vs. Xavier and added nine points ... eight assists, eight points and seven rebounds vs. George Washington ... tied the game-lead with seven assists at UMass ... third with 27 three-point goals ... shoot .759 (66-87) from the line, including eight perfect games ... team-best 44 steals ... Dean's List ... Director of Athletics' and A-10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2001-02)
Started 25 of her 28 games ... a 2002 preseason Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team selection ... ranked #10 in the NCAA in assists per game ... averaged 9.8 points, 6.6 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game ... second in the A-10 in assists and ninth in free throw percentage ... garnered her first career double-double with 10 assists while adding 15 points vs. West Virginia ... dished out a game-best nine assists vs. Illinois ... had 13 points, five assists and four steals at #25 South Carolina ... game- and career-high 10 rebounds at Pitt (nine defensive) ... recorded her second double-double with a personal-best 11 assists and added 12 points vs. Robert Morris ... recorded her 200th assist vs. Xavier ... season-best 18 points vs. Dayton ... team-high seven rebounds at Temple ... notched her 400th career point vs. Rhode Island ... was 5-5 from the free throw line vs. George Washington ... 16 points vs. St. Bonaventure ... eight rebounds at George Washington ... game-best nine assists vs. La Salle ... eight assists vs. Richmond ... game-best 16 points (7-8 from free throw line) and seven assists at Fordham ... 19 points and 11 assists at Dayton where she recorded her 500th point and 300th assist ... eight assists and a game-best five steals vs. St. Bonaventure in the A-10 tournament ... third with 30 three-point goals ... led the Dukes with 184 assists ... Dean's List ... Director of Athletics' Honor Roll ... A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2000-01)
2001 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie selection ... averaged 8.5 points, 4.4 assists and 2.2 steals per game ... ... two-time A-10 Rookie of the Week (11/25 & 1/14) ... starting point guard in 28 of the Dukes' 29 games ... recorded her 100th assist vs. Fordham ... team-best 22 three-point goals ... career-high 21 points at St. Joseph's which included a career-best four three-point goals ...netted four three-point goals vs. Fordham ... tied the team lead with seven assists while adding 13 points and five rebounds vs. Detroit ... eight assists vs. Kent State ... game-high four steals vs. Duke ... went 9-10 from the free throw line vs. UMass ... six assists and five steals at Tulsa ... career- and game-best two blocks at Dayton ... led the team in steals (63) ... Dean's List ... Director of Athletics' Honor Roll ... A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... dished off 129 assists to rank 10th on the DU single-season list.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Elitzur Ramle in 1999-2000, which won the Israeli First Division championship ... led her high school squad to a second place finish in the championships as a senior ... also played for Kadetts and Junior National teams from 1994 to 1997.

PERSONAL
Full name is Shiri Sharon ... a psychology major ... served a required two-year term (1998-2000) with the Israeli Army before coming to Duquesne ... competed on the Israeli National Team during the 2003 European Women's Basketball Champion ship ... born October 26, 1979.

Career Highs

Pts:	    21	at St. Joe's 1/12/01
FGM:	     8	at St. Joe's 1/12/01
3-pt FGM:     4	(last) at Robert Morris 11/30/02
FTM:	     9	(last) vs Dayton 1/6/01
Reb:	    10	at Pitt 12/8/01
Asts:	    12	(last) vs Richmond 1/26/03
Blks:	     2	at Dayton 2/16/01
Stls:	     6	vs Detroit 11/18/00
Min.:	    45	at Dayton 2/24/02

Sharon's Career Statistics


						3-Point
YEAR	GP/GS	FG	FGA	PCT	FG	FGA	PCT	FT	FTA	PCT	REB	AST	BLK	ST	MIN	PTS	AVG
2001	29/28	77	225	.342	22	91	.242	70	99	.707	76	129	6	63	890	246	8.5
2002	28/25	85	246	.346	30	112	.268	75	110	.682	108	184	0	49	977	275	9.8
2003	29/29	65	204	.319	27	111	.243	66	88	.750	92	192	4	44	945	223	7.7
Total	86/82	227	675	.336	79	314	.252	211	297	.710	276	505	10	156	2,812	744	8.7

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