Women's Basketball



33  Elisabeth Dissen
Elisabeth Dissen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hillsboro, Oregon

High School:
Glencoe

Height:
6-1

Position:
Center


UW This Season: One of three seniors on the squad this season...will continue to be a big contributor to the team and have an increased offensive role this season.

Junior (2007-08): Played in 29 games during the season along with one start in 7.8 minutes per game...averaged two points and 1.6 rebounds per game...shot 26-43 (.605) from the field...also had five steals and four assists on the year...finished with six points against Colorado State (2/27/08) and Utah (3/2/08)...recorded her first double-figure scoring game of the season with ten points and six rebounds, while shooting a perfect 5-5 (1.00) from the field in 16 minutes of play against TCU (1/12/08)...finished with six points and three rebounds against Iowa (12/9/07)...had four points and two rebounds against Montana (11/29/07)...finished with two points and three rebounds in the home opener against Idaho State (11/15/07)...in the Cowgirls second exhibition game against CSU-Pueblo (11/7/07), she finished with seven rebounds in 15 minutes of play...recorded five points and five rebounds in the Cowgirls opening exhibition game against Chadron State (11/2/07)...was named Academic All-MWC for the second year in her career.

Sophomore (2006-07): Started in 34 of 36 games she played in during the season, while averaging 18.4 minutes per game...made her first regular season start of her career against San Francisco (11/12/06)...averaged 3.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and almost one assist per game...shot 58-107 (.542) from the field and 23-35 (.657) from the free throw line...had 19 assists, 15 steals and nine blocked shots on the year...finished with eight points while shooting 4-4 (1.00) from the field against South Dakota State (3/25/07)...recorded her second double-figure scoring game of her career with ten points against San Diego State (1/17/07)...was a perfect 4-4 from the field and 2-2 from the free throw line...had a career high 13 points and tied a career high with nine rebounds against Idaho (12/28/06)...was 5-7 (.714) from the field and 3-3 (1.00) from the free throw line...recorded eight rebounds against Utah State (12/17/06)...finished with six rebounds against Western State (12/9/06)...had eight points, nine rebounds and two assists against Idaho State (11/28/06)...played in a career high 34 minutes, while recording four points and five rebounds against Kansas State (11/17/06)...played 32 minutes and recorded seven points, five rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot against USF (11/12/06)...finished with six points and seven rebounds in the second exhibition game against Colorado Christian (11/10/06)...played in 17 minutes of the first exhibition game against Adams State (11/3/06)...recorded two points and five rebounds.

Freshman (2005-06): Saw action in her first regular season game of her career against Colorado (11/21/05) and played in 16 games total...averaged one point and 1.1 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per game...finished with three points and three rebounds in the win vs. Colorado State (1/25/06)...had a season high four rebounds and one assist in 17 minutes against Weber State (12/21/05)...recorded a season high four points and one assist in seven minutes against Montana (12/2/05)...finished with two rebounds, one steal in six minutes of play vs. Colorado (11/21/05)...played in her first game as a Cowgirl in the exhibition game against Adams State (11/3/05)...finished with four rebounds and three points in six minutes of play...had two points and two rebounds in nine minutes against Metro State (exhibition, 11/11/05)...earned Academic All-MWC honors for the first time in her career.

High School: A two-time All-Metro Conference and All-Tournament team selection during her career at Glencoe High School...a McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior, she earned Third Team All-State in 2004 and Honorable Mention All-State in 2005...a three-year starter and co-captain, she averaged 14.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per game as a senior...led her team to a 16-10 overall record and a 13-5 in the Class 4A Oregon Metro League as the team advanced to the second round of the Oregon State playoffs...selected to play on the Oregon high school all-star team against the Washington all-stars in the Northwest Shoot-out in Portland...was coached in high school in Mike Melin...also lettered in volleyball and track and field during high school...was an All-Metro third team selection twice in volleyball and went to Districts three times in track and field...an excellent student, she was a member of the National Honor Society and on the honor roll...selected Wyoming over several schools, including Boise State, Montana State, San Diego State and San Jose State.

Personal: Full name Elisabeth Katrina Dissen...born February 6, 1987 in Bryan, Texas...one of two children of Greg and Carol Dissen...has one sister, Julia...majoring in molecular biology.

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