Women’s Basketball


Two @azusapacific student-athletes nominated by @ThePacWest for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year. https://t.co/lbf7VqJVdZ https://t.co/vCUipw2E5R
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Player Profile

Kelly Hardeman

Kelly Hardeman

YearSeniorMajorLiberal Studies
HometownManila, Philippines.
High SchoolFaith Academy

2014-15 (junior): Started all 29 games averaging a team leading 33.7 minutes per game ... Led team, second in PacWest, with 19.1 points per game ... also averaged 9.9 rebounds (led team, fourth in PacWest), 2.0 blocks, and 1.3 steals per game ... season high 30 points against Holy Names on Jan. 3 ... only scored single digit point totals twice ... recorded 16 double-doubles on the year ... 18 rebounds against Point Loma on Jan. 21 was a team season high ... led team with .797 free throw percentage ... Named First Team All-PacWest, First Team All-West Region ... Made 10 field goals in a game three times Nov. 14 against Cal State Dominguez Hills, Nov. 28 against Cal State San Bernardino, and Jan. 3 against Holy Names

2013-14 (sophomore): Started in 27 games and played all 40 minutes in three games, while averaging a team-high 33.5 minutes per game ... Was named pre-season PacWest Player of the Year and earned first team all-PacWest honors ... Was also named to first team all-West Region NCCAA and was named PacWest Women's Basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Posted a career high 29 points vs. Seattle Pacific (Nov. 23) ... Scored double-digit points in each of the first 15 games of the season, and averaged 17.7 points and 8.5 rebounds during that stretch ... In consecutive games, combined for 36 points, 30 rebounds, and six blocks ... Led the team in three-point field goals made, offensive rebounds, rebounds per game, while ranking in the top three in points, blocks, and steals.

2012-13 (freshman): Had an impressive first season with Azusa Pacific, starting all 27 games as a true freshman ... Named Pacific West Conference Freshman of the Year, taking home second-team all-conference honors ... Led the PacWest in 3-pointers per game (2.5), and paced all conference freshman with an average of 13.5 points ... Posted three double-doubles, and surpassed the 20-point plateau four times ... Averaged 6.9 rebounds per game ... Scored a season-high 24 points, and went 12-12 from the free throw line in an upset of No. 24 Grand Canyon on March 2 ... Scored 20 points in her collegiate debut against Cal State L.A. ... Scored 10+ points in nine consecutive PacWest games.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-sport athlete at Faith Academy in Manila, Philippines... Earned four varsity letters in basketball for head coach Josh Manthe... As a senior earned all-tournament MVP honors after helping Faith to a division championship... Earned Athlete of the Year recognition, and was the team's MVP for three consecutive seasons... Played three seasons of volleyball for head coach Valerie Manthe, captaining the team as a senior... Was the team MVP three times, earning all-tournament honors as a senior... Competed in one year of track, running the 1500, 800, and 4x400... Played two seasons of soccer under head coach Erin Fish.

PERSONAL: Born February 25, 1994 to Todd and Robin Hardeman in Manila, Philippines... Father, Todd, is a teacher and played collegiate basketball at Westmont... Mother, Robin, is a teacher and played volleyball at Westmont... Has two brothers, and one sister... Majoring in liberal studies, and hopes to be a teacher after graduation... Enjoys sports, ministry, and spending time with friends and family.