Women's hoops preps for fresh era in unorthodox fashion
Dahlman leads Dores with 13 points
Four Commodores score in double figures in comeback win
From Jan./Feb. edition of Commodore Nation
By Dana Reynolds
February 6, 2014
January 19, 2014
January 12, 2014
January 2, 2014
December 4, 2013
Vanderbilt hosted MSU on senior night, falling 66-61. (2/25/16)
Vanderbilt women's basketball action against Tennessee at Memorial Gym. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University)
Vanderbilt WBB vs. LSU on 1/14/16. Photos by John Russell.
Photos of Vanderbilt's game against No. 2 South Carolina on Jan. 7, 2015.
2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC All-Freshman Team
2015-16 (RS Sophomore): Produced a solid redshirt sophomore season, seeing action in 31 games, including 12 starts, and averaging 8.6 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. … Ranked third on the team in both total points (266) and scoring average (8.6 ppg). … Reached double figures in scoring in 11 games, including six during SEC play. …Had 17 points and four rebounds in a win over Austin Peay on Nov. 27. … Scored a season-high 18 points to fuel Vanderbilt's road upset of No. 12/12 Kentucky on Jan. 28. … Led the team in free throw percentage (87.3) and free throws made (62). … Ranked second on the team in 3-pointers (40) while going 40-of-107 (37.4 percent) for the season.
2014-15 (Redshirt freshman): Named to SEC's All-Freshman Team after a strong campaign. ... Averaged a team-high 10.3 points per game while seeing action in 31 games (29 starts). ... Also led the Commodores in minutes played (30.4 per game), 3-pointers made (43) and free throws made (71). ... Ranked second on the team in steals (36 total) and third in rebounding (4.0 rpg). ... Reached double figures in scoring in a team-high 14 games, and posted two double-doubles. ... Produced a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in loss to Kentucky in second round of SEC Tournament on March 5. ... Scored 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting in win over Alabama in first round of SEC Tournament on March 4. ... Had a team-high 18 points and went 5-of-8 from 3-point range while playing all 45 minutes in overtime win over Florida on Feb. 19. ... Set a new season high with a team-leading 20 points in loss to Kentucky on Feb. 8. ... Scored a team-high 19 points in loss to Arizona State on Nov. 30. ... Had a double-double and set new season highs with 17 points and 10 rebounds in win over Minnesota on Nov. 28. ... Recorded team-highs with 18 points and nine rebounds in road win over Wisconsin on Nov. 20.
2013-14 (Freshman): Missed final 22 games of the season after being diagnosed with a blot clot (which required multiple procedures) in December. ... Was in the starting lineup for Vanderbilt's first nine games and averaged 11.4 points per game. ... Was leading the SEC and ranked 10th in the nation in 3-point percentage at 51.4 percent (18-of-35) at the time of her injury. ... Had six points, two assists and two steals in win over ETSU on Dec. 3. ... Scored a team-high 17 points and secured five rebounds in in win over Dayton on Nov. 24. ... Scored 12 points in loss to Marquette on Nov. 17. ... Had eight points in win over Delaware State on Nov. 14. ... Had 18 points, including reeling off 14 straight in the second half, in win over Western Kentucky on Nov. 11. .. Scored a team-best 23 points against Appalachian State on Nov. 8, marking the highest total in a debut game by a Vanderbilt freshman in the program's history, surpassing the previous record of 22 points by Barbara Brackman in 1981.
High School (Braham Area): McDonald's All-American ... 2013 Minnesota Miss Basketball ... Two-time Gatorade Player of the Year in Minnesota ... First player in Minnesota history to score over 5,000 career points, finishing with 5,060 ... As a senior, led Braham Area High School to Class 2-A championship game, where the Bombers fell, 60-59, in their only loss of the season ... Averaged 35.3 points, 9.8 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game as a senior, earning Associated Press Minnesota Player of the Year honors ... Helped Braham and coach Tim Malone to state title as a sophomore ... Four-time First Team All-State selection (Associated Press) ... Selected to USA Basketball U-19 team trials ... Played AAU for North Tartan and coach Gerard Coury ... Ranked nationally 16th overall and fourth at guard by ESPN HoopGurlz with a five star rating and grade of 96.
Personal: Comes from a rich basketball heritage ... Grandfather, John Kundla, is in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame for his work as head coach of the NBA's Minneapolis Lakers and the University of Minnesota men's basketball team ... Brother, Isaiah, set Minnesota prep scoring record before playing at Michigan State and advancing to two final fours ... Brother, Noah, owns the Minnesota high school rebounding record, played collegiately at Wofford and is currently playing professionally in Macedonia ... Daughter of Kathy and Nate Dahlman ... Has five siblings: Isaiah, Noah, Jonah, Hannah and Zach ... Born August 11, 1994, in Cambridge, Minn. ... Wears number one because no one else at Vanderbilt previously had the number ... Favorites include Maya Moore (WNBA Player), the Minnesota Lynx (WNBA Team), Beyonce (musician), chocolate (snack) and Despicable Me (movie) ... Bucket list includes sky diving, qualifying for the Olympics and traveling around the world.
Dahlman's Career Highs
Points: 23 vs. Appalachian State (11/8/13)
3-pointers: 6 vs. Appalachian State (11/8/13)
Rebounds: 8 last vs. Wisconsin (11/30/13)
Assists: 4 vs. LSU (1/14/16)
Blocks: 1 (2x) last: vs. Alabama (1/25/16)
Steals: 3 (3x) last: at Auburn (2/4/16)
Minutes: 38 vs. Georgia (1/31/16)