VERMILLION, S.D.-South Dakota senior women's basketball player Nicole Seekamp has been named Coyote Athlete of the Week for the period ended Jan. 11. Seekamp averaged 17 points, six rebounds and 7.5 assists in a pair of Summit League road games last week against Oral Roberts and Western Illinois.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota boasts 139 student-athletes on The Summit League's Academic Honor Roll for the winter and spring seasons. Of those, 72 were also named to the Summit's Academic Distinguished Scholars List. Both numbers are second-highest in the league.
AMES, Iowa--South Dakota led early, battled throughout and made proud the large contingency of Coyote fans at Hilton Coliseum before falling to second-seeded Stanford 81-62 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
2013-14 First-team all-Summit League honoree ... fifth-leading scorer in the Summit League at 15.5 points per game ... has the fifth-best assist-to-turnover ratio in the Summit ... also ranked sixth in the league in steals (53) and eighth in assists (105) ... scored 22 points on 9-for-13 shooting in NCAA Tournament game vs. Stanford, also tallied five rebounds ... named to the all-Summit League Tournament team after averaging 18.7 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals in three USD wins ... tied her season-high of 26 points and had seven rebounds, nine assists and four steals in a 96-94 win against Western Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Tournament ... also made 22 of 24 free throws at the tournament and is the 12th-best free-throw shooter in the nation at 88.2 percent ... missed five games and came off the bench in three others after sustaining a foot injury during pre-game warmups against Nebraska (12/21) ... named to the Summit League Honor Roll ... named to the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2012-13 Started all 35 games... finished season with 520 points, which is seventh most in a single season in program history... named Summit League Tournament MVP after averaging 20.7 points and 5.3 rebounds during the USD's finals run... Honorable Mention All-Summit League, named to All-Newcomer Team... averaged 14.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game... had seven 20-plus scoring games, 27 double-digit scoring games... season-high of 33 points against Utah State in the first round of the WBI Tournament (03/21/13) ... named to the Summit League Honor Roll, earning Distinguished Scholar status ... named to the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2011-12 Sat out as a redshirt...will have three years of eligiblity remaining at USD.
Prep Captained the South Australia team in the U20 Championships and averaged 12.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game in Feb. 2011...in 2010, she also led the Australian U19 Women's Team, the Gems, and averaged 18.5 points per game in two tournaments as the team's starting point guard...the U19 team captured the world championship...has been a member of the Adelaide Link Lightning of the Women's National Basketball League (Australia) since 2010...participated in the Australia Youth Olympic Festival in 2009 and represented Australia in the FIBA Oceania Tournament as well...also earned the Bob Staunton Scholarship Award in 2009 at the Australian Institute of Sport...in April 2009, Seekamp represented South Australia in the U18 Australia Championships, where she averaged 14 points, six rebounds and six assists per game...participated in her prep career at Brighton Secondary School, graduating in Dec. 2009.
Personal Daughter of Frosty and Charmaine Seekamp...Psychology major with a minor in Coaching.
Career Highs Points: 33 at Utah State (03/21/13) Rebounds: 8 at Utah State (12/20/12) Assists: 9 vs. IUPUI (02/21/13) FG: 11 at Utah State (03/21/13) 3-pt: 4 2x, last at Utah State (03/21/13) Steals: 6 at North Dakota State (01/03/13) Blocks: 2 vs. Omaha (12/30/12) Double-digit games: 27