Hawkeyes shoot 51.6 percent from the field, defeat Northwestern 90-84
No. 25 Iowa and No. 22 Syracuse tip at 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday on the Big Ten Network
2001-02 as a Senior-- awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor...named the Iowa Athlete of the Year...started all 29 games at shooting guard for the Hawkeyes...named the Most Outstanding Player int eh Great Alaska Shootout...the Big Ten's all-time three-point field goals made leader with 255 triples made entering the Big Ten Tournament...2001-02 All-Big Ten First Team selection by the media and coaches...Verizon Academic All-America First Team selection...Academic all-Big Ten selection...invited to compete in the 3-point Contest at the Men's Final Four...ranked first on the Hawkeyes in scoring (16.9 ppg), three-pointers made (84) and attempted (194) and second in assists (2.9 apg)...ranked sixth in the conference in scoring (16.9), first in three-pointers made (2.94) and three-point field goal percentage (.433) in all games...broke her own school records in three-pointers made and attempted in a season with 84 and 194, respectively...tied her own school record, attempting 14 three-pointers in a single game at Ohio State (Jan.3)...named the Most Valuable Player in the Gazette Hawkeye Challenge...scored a then-season-high 28 points and a career-high nine assists in the championship game of the Gazette Hawkeye Challenge against Kent State (Dec. 8)...drained at least one triple in all but two games.
2000-01 as a Junior-- named to the Women's Basketball News Service's Pre-Season All-America Second Team...invited to participate in the 2001 World University Game Trials in Colorado Springs, CO...competed on the Big Ten Foreign Tour Team that played in France and Switzerland...finished the tour ranked third in scoring (11.6 ppg)...became Iowa's first female basketball student-athlete to be voted to the Verizon Academic All-America First Team...also a Verizon Academic All-District First Team award winner...Academic All-Big Ten selection...named the Big Ten Player of the Year by the Women's Basketball News Service...voted to the All-Big Ten First Team by both the media and coaches...started all 31 games...finished the season tied for second in the Big Ten in scoring (16.8) in conference games only...scored in double figures a team-best 27 times...scored at least 20 points in 10 games...ranked first on the Hawkeyes in scoring average (16.9), free throw percentage (.894, 101-of-113) and three-point field goals made (68) and attempted (174)...broke an Iowa school record, converting on 33 consecutive free-throws over a span of eight games...broke an Iowa school record with her seven three-pointers made at Wisconsin (Dec. 31)...broke Iowa's single season free throw percentage record, sinking .894 (101-of-113)...broke her own Iowa school record for three points made in a season with 68 and 174 attempted...currently owns the Iowa school record for 177 career three-pointers made and 450 attempted...set career highs in points (33), field goals made (13), three-pointers made (7), and three-pointers attempted (12) at Wisconsin (Dec. 31)...currently ranks sixth in Iowa career scoring with 1,415 points...tied an Iowa, Carver-Hawkeye Arena and Big Ten record for free throw percentage in a single game, sinking all 12 of her attempts...named a Co-Big Ten Player of the Week during the season...voted the Gazette Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament Team....finished the season ranked first in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.894) third in three-point field goals made (2.19) and fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.391)...scored 25 points in Iowa's NCAA Tournament First Round overtime win over Oregon (Mar. 17)
1999-00 as a Sophomore-- All-Big Ten Second Team selection...GTE Academic All-America...Academic All-Big Ten selection...played in and started all 27 games...broke Iowa's single season three-point record with her 50th three-pointer against Ohio State (Feb. 17)...took MVP honors at the Gazette Hawkeye Callenge...ranked second in the Big Ten in scoring with 19.1 points per game...ranked second in conference scoring with 19.3ppg...second in the Big Ten in three-pointers made with 2.22 per game...scored a then-career-high 30 points against Indiana (Jan. 2)...scored at least 20 points in 13 games...hit four three-pointers in six separate games...had only three games without a three-point basket.
1998-99 as a Freshman-- Played in and started all 27 games for the Hawkeyes...earned All-Big Ten Freshman Team honors...was second on the team in scoring (13.9 ppg) and in assists with 68...set a Hawkeye single-season record with 49 three point field goals made (114 attempts)...at the time, ranked fifth all-time in three point field goals made...finished third in the Big Ten in three-point field goal percentage (.430)...made at least one three point field goal in every game and had a season high four against Michigan (Jan. 22) and Ohio State (Feb. 5)...tallied a then-career-high 25 points in the regular-season finale versus Illinois (Feb. 21), making 10-of-17 from the field, including three-of-five from three and two-of-four from the free throw line...scored in double figures in 22 games and scored 20-plus in two (Illinois and Ohio State)...had a double-double against Drake (Dec. 8) scoring 13 and grabbing a season-high ten rebounds.
High School-- Averaged 28 points and 5.8 assists per game and led her team to the 2A girls State Championship in 1997 and 1998...was a Street & Smith All-American Honorable Mention, USA Today All-American Honorable Mention and a 1998 Nike WBCA All-American Honorable Mention...was named First Team All-Area, First Team All-District, First Team All-Conference as a senior...earned Third Team All-State her freshman year, Second Team All-State her sophomore year and first-team All-State honors her junior and senior seasons...finished her career as a second leading scorer in Iowa Girls High School history and second in assists...holds 18 Solon High records including most points scored in a single game with 46, most assists in a single-game with 13...also holds the Solon career scoring record mark with 2,057 points, most three-points field goals made with 964, most three-point field goals with 159 and most free throws made in a career with 370...averaged 21 points per game in her career at Solon...also lettered three years in volleyball and track...was the 1998 class valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average...also a member of the National Honor Society, Iowa State Scholar and selected Best of Class in 1998 by KWWL-TV...was also the Fox TV Player of the year, the Iowa City Press Citizen All-Area First Team, and the Eastern Iowa Hawkeye Conference Player of the Year...was the captain of the 2A All-Star Team and the 2A Player of the Year.
Personal-- Was born on September 16, 1979...daughter of Joe and Peg Meder who are both Iowa Grads....has a brother Zach who also graduated from Iowa....is majoring in Pre-Medicine.
Meder's Career Highs
Points 33, at Wisconsin, 12/31/00
FG Made 13, at Wisconsin, 12/31/00
FG Att. 26, vs. Indiana, 1/2/00
3PT Made 7, at Wisconsin, 12/31/00
3PT Att. 14, twice, last at Ohio State, 1/3/02
FT Made 12, vs. Indiana, 2/4/01
FT Att. 12, vs. Indiana, 2/4/01
Rebounds 10, twice, last vs. Weber St., 12/4/99
Assists 9, vs. Kent State, 12/8/01
Blocks 2, vs. Drake, 11/25/01
Steals 5, vs. Colorado, 12/10/00