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The Lady Lions return 11 members from last season’s WNIT squad, add three talented newcomers
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The slow start didn't help the Penn State women's basketball team, as the Lady Lions dropped a 98-85 contest to Minnesota on Sunday (January 3) inside Williams Arena. Penn State trimmed the lead to two points late in the third quarter, but the Gophers responded on their home floor to hold off the Lady Lions' rally.
Women's Basketball: Courtside with Coquese - Episode 901
Penn State fell to Michigan, 77-48, in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
The Lady Lions defeated Illinois 83-57 in the tournament's first round.
Feb. 11, 2016
USA Basketball U23 Team Training Camp (Summer 2017)
WBCA All-America Honorable Mention (2017)
WBCA All-Region (2017)
All-Big Ten First Team (2017; consensus)
All-ECAC First Team (2017)
All-Big Ten Second Team (2016; coaches)
All-Big Ten Honorable Mention (2016; media)
Unanimous Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2016)
Dawn Staley Award Midseason Watch List (2017)
Big Ten Player of the Week (Three times; 2016-17: Nov. 21, Dec. 5, Dec. 19)
Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll (One time; 2016-17: Feb. 13)
NCAA.com Starting Five (One time; 2016-17: Nov. 21)
College Sports Madness Big Ten Player of the Week (Two times: 2016-17: Dec. 5, Feb. 13)
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (One time; 2015-16: Jan. 4)
Career Notes and Records
Has 29 career games with 10-plus points and four-plus assists...Sits No. 32 all-time in points scored with 1,091...Passed the 1,000-point mark vs. Minnesota (3/2/17), becoming the fourth sophomore in Penn State history to surpass the 1,000-point plateau...Ranks No. 20 in Lady Lion assist laurels with 240 career helpers...Became the 19th player in Penn State history to surpass the 1,000-point and 200-assist mark in a career...Ranks No. 4 all-time with five career 30-point games...Became the 15th Lady Lion to make 100 3-pointers in a career, ending 2016-17 with 100 makes from distance...Was just the third rookie in Penn State history - and first since 1984-85 - to reach the 400-point and 100-assist mark as a freshman, joining Suzie McConnell (1984-85) and Corinne Gulas (1979-80)...Became just the fifth freshman in Penn State history to register a 30-point game, scoring 31 points vs. Michigan (1/17)... Joins Kelly Mazzante as the only two Lady Lions to notch three 30-point games before the end of their sophomore seasons...Became just the second Penn State rookie to be unanimously selected to the Big Ten All-Freshman team (Alex Bentley, 2010)...Earned second team all-conference accolades from the Big Ten coaches and honorable mention all-conference from the media...Is just the third Penn State rookie to earn either first or second team honors at season’s end, joining Maggie Lucas (2nd Team, 2011) and Kelly Mazzante (1st Team, 2001)...Became just the fifth freshman in Penn State history to register a 30-point game, scoring 31 points vs. Michigan (1/17/16).
2016-17 (Sophomore Season)
Awards: Garnered Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) honorable mention All-American honors...Became the second Penn Stater to earn All-America distinction from the WBCA, joining Kelly Mazzante...Earned WBCA All-Region honors...Named All-ECAC First Team...Selected First Team All-Big Ten by the conference coaches and media panels...Is the fourth sophomore in school history to earn consensus First Team All-Big Ten selection...Three-time Big Ten Player of the Week selection...Earned Big Ten Player of the Week and was selected to the NCAA.com Starting Five on Nov. 21, 2016 after averaging 26.0 points in two contests...Was the first Lady Lion named Big Ten Player of the Week since Maggie Lucas earned the honor Jan. 28, 2014...Earned Big Ten Co-Player of the Week and College Sports Madness Big Ten Player of the Week on Dec. 3, 2016 after securing her second career 30-point effort with 31 points against Marshall...Earned Big Ten Player of Week honors on Dec. 26, 2016 after a 30-point performance against American.
Rankings: Finished No. 9 in the NCAA and No. 2 in the B1G in 3-point field goal percentage (44.1)...Ranked No. 21 nationally and No. 5 in the Big Ten with 19.9 points per game...Sat No. 36 in the NCAA and No. 8 in the B1G with 618 points scored...Ended the year No. 48 nationally and No. 6 in the Big Ten in free throws made (136)...Ranked No. 65 in the NCAA and No. 10 in the Big Ten in field goals made (209)...Ranked No. 7 in the Big Ten in minutes played per game (34.9).
Season: Appeared in and started 31 games...Finished the year ranked No. 4 on the sophomore scoring list and No. 9 on the single season scoring list with 618 points...The 19.9 points per game rank No. 7 in a single season at Penn State...Is the first player in school history to accumulate at least 200 made field goals, 60 made 3-pointers, 100 made free throws and 100 assists in the same season...Moved past the 500 (Saint Peter’s, 11/13/16), 600 (at Boston College, 11/30/16), 700 (Iona, 12/20/16), 800 (Nebraska, 1/19/17), 900 (Minnesota, 2/8/17) and 1,000-point (Minnesota, 3/2/17) plateaus during the season... Notched 15 20-point games, including four 30-point efforts...The four 30-point games in 2016-17 were the most by a Penn Stater since Kelly Mazzante netted nine such efforts in 2002-03...Became one of just two Lady Lions to post three-or-more 30-point games by the end of a sophomore season (Mazzante, 14)...Scored a Penn State Big Ten Tournament record 35 points vs. Minnesota (3/2)...The 24-point effort vs. Fordham in the WNIT Second Round game are the most points scored by a Penn Stater in a WNIT contest.
Drexel (11/11): Tied a team-high 15 points and grabbed a team-best seven rebounds...Added three assists and one steal. Saint Peter’s (11/13): Made seven shots from the floor - including three 3-pointers - for 19 points in the home opener...Moved past the 500-career-point plateau...Had three rebounds...Added three assists and one steal. Akron (11/16): Scored a team-high 23 points...Made five 3-pointers in the opening half of the game...Dished out a team-high seven assists...Added six rebounds. No. 13 Tennessee (11/20): Paced Penn State with 29 points to mark her second-straight 20-point contest...Made three 3-pointers and went 6-for-7 from the free throw line...Made 10 field goals...Grabbed two rebounds...Added one steal and one assist. vs. Georgia State (11/24): Scored nine points and had six rebounds...Had three assists and added a team-high three steals. vs. Georgetown (11/25): Paced Penn State with 16 points...Had a team-best four assists...Swiped one steal and had one rebound. at Boston College (11/30): Team-high 24 points, including 7-for-10 from the charity stripe, to move past 600 career points...Had two assists and one steal...Added two rebounds. Marshall (12/3): Went 10-for-15 from the floor and 5-for-6 from 3-point range to notch her second career 30-point scoring effort with 31 points...Went a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe...Had three rebounds...Dished out four assists and had one steal. at Holy Cross (12/7): Posted her eighth double-digit scoring effort of the season with 17 points...Went 9-for-11 from the free throw line and 4-for-7 from the floor...Had a team-best six steals...Handed out five assists...Added two rebounds. Pittsburgh (12/10): Scored 13 points...Dished out a team-best seven assists...Grabbed five rebounds...Swiped three steals. American (12/18): Went 15-for-17 from the free throw line and 7-for-15 from the floor to score 30 points...Brought down three rebounds...Had one steal. Iona (12/20): Scored 11 points to surpass the 700-point mark for her career...Tied a team-best six assists...Added one steal...Shot 5-for-7 from the floor...Had two rebounds. Indiana (12/28): Led the team with 26 points on 10 field goals, including three 3-pointers...Grabbed two rebounds...Dished out three assists. at Rutgers (12/31): Missed the game due to injury. Iowa (1/3): Scored 10-or-more points in her ninth-straight appearance with 11 tallies...Went 4-for-4 from the free throw line...Had two assists...Grabbed two rebounds. at Purdue (1/7): Went 3-for-8 from the floor for six points...Tied a team-high two helpers...Pulled down one rebound. at No. 3 Maryland (1/11): Scored a team-best 27 points, including six 3-pointers...Was the first Penn State player to make six 3-pointers since Lindsey Spann made seven 3-pointers against Minnesota on Jan. 3, 2016...Went 5-for-8 from the free throw line...Added two rebounds and two assists...Had one steal. Wisconsin (1/16): Scored 11 points and dished out three assists...Tied a team-high two steals. Nebraska (1/19): Notched a team-best 18 points to move past the 800-career-point mark...Handed out a team-high five helpers...Brought down three rebounds. at Indiana (1/23): Tallied a team-high 22 points...Added five rebounds...Went 3-for-6 from 3-point range...Dished out two assists. Illinois (1/29): Scored 12 points and dished out six assists...Dished out her 200th career assist in the game...Grabbed three rebounds...Had one steal. at Ohio State (2/1): Notched a team-best 32 points for her third 30-point game of the season...Dropped six 3-pointers and went 10-for-10 from the free throw line...Grabbed three rebounds...Added one assist and one steal. at Northwestern (2/5): Scored a team-best 18 points while dishing out a team-high eight helpers...Went 7-for-7 from the free throw line...Added four rebounds and one steal. Minnesota (2/8): Led the Lady Lions with 25 points to score her 900th career point...Moved to No. 25 in Lady Lion assist laurels with five helpers to move her career total to 218...Added four rebounds and tied a team-best one steal. Purdue (2/11): Scored a team-best 24 points...Added a team-high three assists...Went 11-for-16 from the free throw line...Grabbed four rebounds...Had one steal. at Illinois (2/14): Scored 14 points...Tied a team-high nine rebounds...Dished out a team-best six assists. at Michigan State (2/22): Notched a team-high 23 points and five assists...Also had a team-best two steals...Grabbed seven rebounds. Michigan (2/26): Tallied a team-best 19 points for her 12th-straight double-digit scoring games...Added six rebounds...Tied a team-high two steals...Had one assist. vs. Minnesota (3/2): Netted a Penn State Big Ten Tournament record and career-high 35 points for her fourth 30-point game of the season...The 35 points are tied for No. 3 all-time in Big Ten Tournament history and are the most scored by a player in a losing effort...Had five rebounds...Played all 40 minutes. Ohio (3/17): Tallied 11 points, including two 3-pointers...Pulled down a career-high-tying nine rebounds...Led the team with three assists and three steals. Fordham (3/19): Poured in a game-high 24 points on 9-for-18 shooting, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range and 4-for-4 from the free throw line...Had one rebound and one assist. Virginia Tech (3/23): Shot 7-for-16, including 3-for-4 from 3-point range and 6-for-7 from the free throw line to score 23 points...Grabbed six rebounds...Dished out three assists...Had two steals.
2015-16 (Freshman Season)
Awards: Earned second team All-Big Ten from the conference coaches, along with honorable mention laurels from the media...Unanimous Big Ten All-Freshman Team pick...Just the second PSU player ever unanimous selected to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team (Bentley, 2010)...Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Jan. 4, 2016.
Rankings: Finished No. 9 in the Big Ten and No. 92 nationally with 4.2 assists per game...Tied for No. 9 among freshmen in the NCAA with 4.2 assists per game...Was No. 17 in the Big Ten with a 15.3 points per game average...Her 15.3 points per game ranked No. 9 nationally among freshmen and No. 2 among B1G rookies...Sat No. 5 in the Big Ten with a .409 3-point shooting percentage...Finished No. 3 in the Big Ten and No. 14 in the NCAA in minutes played per game (37.6), which was No. 2 among NCAA freshmen...Was the first Division I freshman to reach the 400-point, 100-assist mark.
Season: Started all 31 games...Was the only Division I rookie to average 15.0 points and 4.0 assists per game...Was the first Division I freshman to reach the 400-point, 100-assist mark in 2015-16...Scored at least 10 points in all but six games...Became just the fifth Penn State freshman to eclipse the 30-point mark in a game, scoring a career-high 31 points against Michigan (1/17)... Just the third rookie in Penn State history - and first since 1984-85 - to reach the 400-point and 100-assist mark as a freshman, joining Suzie McConnell (1984-85) and Corinne Gulas (1979-80)...Finished the season ranked among the top-10 on nine freshman charts at Penn State; minutes per game (1st, 37.6), free throws made (3rd, 109), points (4th, 473), 3-point percentage (4th, .409), scoring average (5th, 15.3), field goals made (5th, 164) assists (5th, 131), games started (5th, 31) and 3-point field goals made (7th, 36).
Holy Cross (11/13): Scored 15 points with seven assists...Added two rebounds and one steal. Fordham (11/15): Tallied 11 points and six assists...Added three rebounds...Did not commit a turnover. at Tennessee (11/18): Scored 15 points with five assists...Chipped in three steals and four rebounds. Central Connecticut State (11/22): Netted 14 points with four assists...Also grabbed four rebounds and had two steals. at Cal State Northridge (11/27): Scored a then-career-high 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field and 7-of-10 from free throw line...Grabbed eight rebounds, handed out six assists and collected four steals...Led the team points, rebounds, assists and steals. vs. BYU (11/28): Netted 10 points with four assists and two steals...Added her first career block...Pulled down eight rebounds. Virginia Tech (12/3): Reached double-digit scoring for the seventh-straight game with 16 points...Grabbed a team-high seven boards and dished out a team-best four assists...Also led the team with three steals in the B1G/ACC Challenge. at USF (12/6): Notched 15 points...Had five defensive rebounds and dished out one assist. Youngstown State (12/8): Tallied six points and five rebounds...Tied a team-high with four assists. at St. Bonaventure (12/12): Scored seven points, going 5-for-6 from the charity stripe...Pulled down six rebounds. Sacred Heart (12/20): Netted 15 points and four rebounds...Dished out seven assists. Northwestern (12/31): Scored a team-best 27 points, going 9-for-20 from the field and 4-for-8 from 3-point land. at Minnesota (1/3): Scored 16 points with three assists and two rebounds...Added a block and a team-best two steals. Michigan State (1/7): Led the team with 16 points and grabbed five rebounds...Swiped the ball three times and dished out two assists...Notched one block. at Wisconsin (1/10): Dropped two 3-pointers on three attempts for six points...Tied a team-best with three assists...Also had four rebounds -- including three offensive boards. Nebraska (1/13): Scored a team-best 19 points with two 3-pointers...Grabbed four rebounds -- including three offensive boards. Michigan (1/17): Led Penn State with 31 points, becoming just the fifth freshman in Lady Lion history to eclipse the 30-point mark...Went 10-for-10 from the charity stripe...Also dished out three assists and tied for team-best with four steals. at Iowa (1/20): Notched 14 points...Grabbed seven rebounds -- including two offensive boards...Had four assists, one block and one steal. at Illinois (1/23): Scored 20-or-more points for the fourth time with a team-best 27 points...Went 9-for-9 from the free throw line. Maryland (1/27): Notched 10 points, going 4-for-9 from the field and 2-for-2 from the charity stripe...Dished out a team-best four assists. Purdue (1/30): Made six field goals and went 2-for-2 from the line to score 16 points...Dished out a team-best five helpers. at Nebraska (2/2): Had a team-high seven assists...Scored nine points and had a team-best two steals. Rutgers (2/7): Led the team with 18 points and four assists. at Michigan State (2/11): Scored a team-high 20 points...Pulled down three rebounds and handed out a team-best four assists...Eight of her 20 points came in the final 2:50 of the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead jumper with 1:01 to play in the game. Ohio State (2/14): Scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds...Dished out a team-high five assists. at Northwestern (2/17): Handed out a team-high eight assists...Also tallied 10 points, going 2-for-3 from beyond the arc. at Michigan (2/20): Scored a team-high 22 points with eight free throws and two 3-pointers...Also had one steal and a team-high two assists. Iowa (2/24): Dished out a team-high six assists...Scored eight points and had two rebounds. at Indiana (2/27): Scored seven points and dished out a team-high six assists. vs. Illinois (3/2): Led the team with 18 points and a career-best nine assists...Added two rebounds and one steal...Shot 6-of-7 from the free throw line. vs. Purdue (2/27): Paced the team with 18 points and four assists...Also grabbed six rebounds.
Rated among the nation’s premier point guards by all five of the recruiting services...Ranked among the top-30 overall recruits nationally by Prospect Nation (No. 18), Blue Star Basketball (No. 19) , All Star Girls Report (No. 21), Collegiate Girls Basketball Report (No. 21) and ESPN/HoopGurlz (No. 27)...Selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic following her senior season...Ended her career 1,617 points, 395 rebounds, 512 assists and 187 points...Led MCHS to three straight East Suburban Catholic Conference championships, including the 2012-13 Illinois High School Association 4A championship...Averaged 17.7 points, 2.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.1 steals per game to help the Spartans to a 28-3 record during her senior season...Selected first team All-State by the Associated Press and Chicago Tribune...Accounted for 14.4 points, 4.7 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game to help the Spartans to a 28-5 overall record and a third-place finish in the IHSA tournament...Was efficient from long range, connecting on 45.7 percent of her 3-pointers...Selected first team All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, second team All-State by the Associated Press, first team All-State by The Northwest Indiana Times and third team All-State by the Chicago Tribune in 2014...Was also a two-time All-East Suburban Catholic Conference selection in 2013 and 2014...Guided Marian Catholic to the IHSA 4A State Championship with a 33-1 record...Selected All-State honorable mention by The News-Gazette as a sophomore...Participated in USA Basketball U16 (2013) and U17 (2014) Trials ...Played AAU basketball for Midwest Elite.
Full name is Teniya Ann Page...Daughter of Demon and Brandi Page...Has one younger sister, Tarsheia...Majoring in agricultural business management...Born May 26, 1997 in Chicago, Illinois.