Women's Basketball


    33   Polly Harrington
    Polly Harrington

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kansas City, Mo.

    High School:
    Hickman Mills HS

    Last College:
    Johnson Co. Community College

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    F


    03/26/2014

    Trips to Oregon, Final Four, Master's highlight April 4 auction

    VERMILLION, S.D.--Join us at the Sioux Falls Convention Center at 6 p.m. on April 4 for Calling All Coyotes, a live and silent auction presented by CorTrust Bank. Auction items include a trip with the football team to Oregon, a week-long vacation to Cabo, tickets to next year's Final Four, tickets to next year's Master's Golf Tournament and a Nantucket getaway.

    03/22/2014

    Gritty Debut

    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.

    03/18/2014

    Harrington named Coyote Athlete of the Week

    Harrington named Coyote Athlete of the Week

    03/11/2014

    South Dakota, we are going dancing!

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Polly Harrington's 16 points led six South Dakota players who scored in double figures as South Dakota beat Denver 82-71 Tuesday in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament.

    03/10/2014

    Dethroned! Coyotes on to Summit League final

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Polly Harrington made her first seven shots, Nicole Seekamp sank 13 free throws and Bridget Arens contributed 12 points off the bench as South Dakota beat top-seeded South Dakota State, 72-58, in a Summit League Tournament semifinal game at Sioux Falls Arena.

    03/22/2014

    USD vs. Stanford

    USD vs. Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Ames, Iowa

    03/11/2014

    South Dakota vs. Denver

    South Dakota defeats Denver 82-71 to win the 2014 Summit League Tournament

    03/09/2014

    USD vs. Western Illinois

    USD vs. Western Illinois

    02/15/2014

    South Dakota vs. IUPUI

    South Dakota vs. IUPUI, Feb. 15, 2014

    03/11/2013

    USD vs. IUPUI

    USD vs. IUPUI

    2013-14
    Coyotes' lone senior ... team is undefeated (3-0) since Polly accepted an engagement ring from Cory Clayton on senior night at the DakotaDome ... Summit League Tournament Most Valuable Player after averaging 15.7 points on 18 of 24 shooting (75 percent) and 6.3 rebounds in three USD wins ... earned second-team all-Summit League honors ... is one of three Coyotes who have started all 32 games this season ... is the Summit's fourth-most accurate shooter (55.2 percent) and sixth-most accurate free-throw shooter (83.8 percent) ... has averaged 16 points on 70 percent shooting (40 of 57) in her last seven games and averaged seven boards in that span ... has missed five double-doubles by one rebound

    2012-13
    Starter in all 35 games... finished season with average of 11.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game... five double-doubles, 22 double-digit scoring games and six double-digit rebounding games over season... had season-high 23 points against Creighton (11/20/12)... grabbed 13 rebounds versus Seton Hall (11/24/12).

    Johnson County CC
    Enjoyed a strong sophomore season at JCCC, where she earned All Region VI first-team and All-East Jayhawk Conference second-team honors...averaged 11.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game and shot 50 percent (156-of-315) from the field...also shot 80 percent from the free-throw line and also added 34 steals and 22 blocks...was named the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Player of the Week on March 6.

    Louisville
    Played her freshman season at Louisville of the Big East Conference, where she appeared in 16 games.

    Prep
    Was a standout at Hickman Mills High School in Kansas City, Mo., where she averaged 22 points, 16 rebounds and five assists per game during her season year. She was a two-time all-state, two-time all-metro and three-time all-conference selection at Hickman Mills.

    Personal
    Daughter of Timothy and Pollyanna Harrington...Accounting major.

    Career Highs
    Points: 25 vs. Labette CC (02/25/12)
    Rebounds: 15 vs. Hutchinson CC (11/25/11)
    Assists: 3 vs. Hesston College (12/10/11)
    FG: 12 vs. Hutchinson CC (02/25/11)
    Steals: 5 2x, last vs. South Dakota State (01/30/13)
    Blocks: 5 at Drake (11/11/12)
    Double-digit games: 45
    Note: Includes years at Louisville and Johnson County CC

    SATURDAY, MARCH 22
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
    15 South Dakota (19-14) 62
    2 Stanford (30-3) 81
    Ames, Iowa Box Score
    • NCAA Tournament - 1st round
    • Seekamp: 22 pts (made first six shots)
    • Harrington: 9 pts (4-6 FG), 4 rebs, 3 asts
    • Hemiller, Stewart: 8 pts each
    TUESDAY, MARCH 11
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
    6 Denver (9-23) 71
    4 South Dakota (19-13) 82
    Sioux Falls, S.D. Box Score
    • USD: first DI NCAA Tournament App.
    • First NCAA Tourn. since 2008 (Final Four)
    • Selection show: 6 p.m. March 17 (ESPN)
    • Harrington: 16 pts (Tournament MVP)
    • Seekamp: 11 pts (All-Tourney Team)

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