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#24 Sydney Wiese
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Pinnacle HS
Experience: 2 Letters
Sydney Wiese Biography
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/01/2014

Career Statistics (PDF)

2014-15 Game-by-Game Statistics (PDF)

2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics (PDF)

SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Earned All-Pac-12 honors (coaches and media) ... Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team ... Averaged 12.7 points and 5.6 assists per game, starting all 32 contests ... Ended the year with 204 career 3-pointers, and Oregon State record and sits atop the OSU record book with a .421 3-point percentage ... Her 179 assists was the third-highest single-season total in school history ... Scored a season-high 23 points and matched a career-high with seven 3-pointers against California (2/28) ... Scored 10 points and dished out seven assists against Colorado (2/20) ... Scored 20 points and knocked down six 3-pointers against Arizona (2/15) ... Became Oregon State’s all-time leader in career 3-pointers, as she scored 15 points against No. 12 Arizona State (2/13) ... Recorded 16 points against Washington State (2/8) ... Scored 16 points against Washington (2/6) ... Recorded 13 points, nine assists and four three-pointers against UCLA (2/2) ... Scored 10 points and dished out seven assists against Oregon (1/11) ... Scored 19 points on 6-for-9 shooting, 5-for-7 on 3-pointers against USC (1/5) ... Scored 16 points on 6-for-13 shooting against UCLA (1/3) ... Tallied 19 points and six assists in 39 minutes against Tennessee (12/28) ... Scored 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting and recorded seven assists against Sac State (12/6) ... Scored 26 points on 6-for-11 shooting against Idaho (12/4) ... Scored 11 points on 3-for-8 shooting against BYU (11/29) ... Also tallied six assists and two rebounds in the contest ... Shot 4-for-5 from three-point range on her way to 12 points against Concordia (11/22) ... Dished out five assists and pulled down five rebounds in the contest ... Finished the season opener against Portland with eight points and seven assists ... Put up 15 points and dished out eight assists against Utah State (11/16).

FRESHMAN (2013-14):
All-Pac-12 (Coaches and Media) …  Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (Coaches and Media) ... Pac-12 All-Tournament Team ... Full Court Freshman Second Team All-American ... Started all 35 games and averaged 14.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest ... Became the fifth OSU freshman to lead her team in scoring [Jamie Weisner (2012-13), Alyssa Martin (2010-11), Tanja Kostic (1992-93), Betty Collings (1977-78)] …  First OSU freshman since Tanja Kostic in 1993 to receive a spot on the All-Pac-12 Team … Set a school record for 3-point makes, draining 112, a number which is the most for a Pac-12 freshman, second overall in single-season conference history, tied for 20th in NCAA single-season history and tied for fourth among NCAA freshmen all-time … Made 3.20 3-pointers per game, which was the seventh best clip in the country … Shot 42.4 percent from 3-point range, 16th in the NCAA, tops among the nation’s freshmen and fourth in OSU history … Became the Beavers’ 19th 500-point scorer, just the second to do so as a freshman, and first since Casey Bunn in 2006-07 … Handed out 141 assists, an Oregon State freshman record … Sixteenth in the Pac-12 in scoring, 12th in field goal percentage (.447), fifth in assists, first in 3-point field goal percentage (.424), first in 3-point field goals made (112) and ninth in minutes played (34.2) ... Led the Beavers to their first NCAA Tournament win since 1995 with a career and game-high 26 points against Middle Tennessee (3/23) … Tied for the second-highest point total in school history in the NCAA Tournament and tied the OSU record for 3-point makes in an NCAA Tournament game (6) … Became just the second Pac-12 player to reach triple digits in 3-pointers when she made her third against Washington State in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament (3/8) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in Seattle ... Set the Pac-12 freshman 3-point record against No. 20 Arizona State (3/2) ... Became the first OSU freshman to surpass 400 points since 1993 against the Sun Devils ... Earned her second Pac-12 Freshman of the Week honor after averaging 14.5 points in OSU’s wins over Arizona (2/28) and Arizona State (3/2), going 10-for-21 from the field (.476) and 9-for-17 from long range (.529) … Moved into the Pac-12’s single-season top 10 in 3-point makes when she hit her 83rd at Washington (2/23) ... Set a new OSU single-season record for 3-point makes against USC (2/16) with her 76th in the second half ... Played all 40 minutes against the Trojans for the second time this season, scoring a game-high 17 points and hitting at least five 3-pointers for the fourth time ... Passed the 100-assist mark with four against Utah (2/10) ... Reached the 20-point plateau for the third time this season against Colorado (2/8), setting career highs in free throws made (8) and attempted (10) ... Put up a 15-point, five-rebound, five-assist, five-steal performance against Washington State (1/26) ... Scored 17 and had a game-high five assists at UCLA (1/20) ... Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds and had a personal best two blocks at USC (1/17) ... Named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week after a career game at Oregon (1/11) where she set personal bests in assists (9) and 3-point field goals made (7) and scored 24 points ... Averaged 13.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals at the Duel in the Desert ... Tallied a career-high five steals against Creighton (12/19) ... Scored 17 and was a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point range against Hawai‘i (12/13) ... Perfect display from distance is an OSU record (min. five attempts) and tied a Pac-12 record … Shot 60 percent and scored 16 points against the Pilots ... Handed out six assists against Penn State (11/29) ... Scored 15 points, all from behind the arc, in the win over LMU (11/21) ... Dished out six assists in the win over Sac State (11/15) ... Scored a game-high 20 points against Corban (11/8), the third best output for an OSU freshman in her first game.

PINNACLE HIGH SCHOOL: Started four years at point guard for head coach Troy Wiese … Ranked as the 66th best player in the country according to Blue Star Basketball, 56th by the All Star Girls Report and 80th in the 2013 ESPN HoopGurlz listings … Named 2013 Arizona Big Schools Girls Basketball Player of the Year … Averaged 18.5 points, 5.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game as a senior, leading Pinnacle to a 32-3 record and state runner-up finish … In addition to earning Player of the Year honors from the Arizona Republic in 2013, was also named section, division and Arizona Basketball Coaches Association (ABCA) Player of the Year … Broke the 2,000-point mark in her career at Nike (Tournament of Champions) TOC in December 2012, where her team finished third … Picked for the ABCA Seniors All-Star Game in 2013 … Named Most Outstanding Player at the Highland Thanksgiving Tournament in 2012 … 2012-13 Pinnacle High School Most Valuable Player … In 2011-12, led her team to a 23-7 record after averaging 24.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.9 steals per game … That junior season, set a school record with 114 3-pointers made and earned All-Arizona Division I Honorable Mention accolades … Also set records for points in a game (44) and season (732) in 2011-12 … Owns the school record for 3-pointers made in one game (8) … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the La Jolla Country Day Tournament and the Nike TOC in 2011-12, where her team were runners up in the Mike Desper Division … Averaged 17.6 points, 5.7 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game as a sophomore in 2010-11 … That sophomore season, was named First Team All-Region, the Northeast Valley Player of the Year and First Team All-State … Was also selected as Pinnacle’s co-MVP for a team that finished as state runner-up … Won the state 3-point competition as a sophomore … As a freshman, averaged 10.4 points, 3.2 assists, 2.0 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game … In 2009-10 was named First Team All-Region, Honorable Mention All-State and First Team All-Northeast Valley … Selected as Varsity Offensive Player of the Year after Pinnacle’s state runner-up finish in 2009-10.

PERSONAL: Born on June 16, 1995 … Daughter of Patti and Troy Wiese … Mother is a church administrator and father is a sixth-grade teacher and high school girls’ basketball coach… Has an older sibling, Christian … Cousin, Brock Entner, played basketball at Baker University in Kansas from 2008-10 … Former prep teammates playing Division I basketball include Aley Rohde at UNLV and Kenna McDavis at Boise State … Lists Steve Nash as her favorite athlete growing up … Describes setting up her teammate for a game-winning layup after a nearly full-court pass with less than five seconds remaining at the Nike Christmas Tournament as one of her greatest athletic thrills to date  … Deeply involved in her church, where she participated in confirmation classes and senior youth activities and helps with church youth summer camps … Chose Oregon State because she “loves the academic opportunities, the people and the positive atmosphere.”

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 26 vs. Middle Tennessee (3/23/14) 
Rebounds: 8 at USC (1/17/14) 
Assists: 12 vs. Washington (1/19/15)
Steals: 5 vs. Creighton (12/19/13)
Blocked Shots: 2, two times, vs. Sacramento State (12/6/14)
FG Made: 8, three times, vs. South Dakota State (3/20/15)
FG Attempted: 19 vs. Utah (3/7/14)
3-PT Made: 7, two times, last vs. California (2/28/15)
3-PT Attempted: 14 at Oregon (1/11/13)
FT Made: 8 vs. Colorado (2/8/14) 
FT Attempted: 10 vs. Colorado (2/8/14) 
Minutes: 40, seven times, last vs. Gonzaga (3/22/15)