From Jan./Feb. edition of Commodore Nation
By Dana Reynolds
Commodores look for third straight win
A closer look at the freshman guard
February 6, 2014
January 19, 2014
January 12, 2014
January 2, 2014
December 4, 2013
Vanderbilt defeats Dayton 82-52 on Nov. 24, 2013. (John Russell)
Vanderbilt women's basketball season opening game against Appalachian State on November 8, 2013. (Photos by Joe Howell)
Vanderbilt takes on North Alabama in an exhibition at Memorial Gym. (Photos by Joe Howell)
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. ... Did not see action after the Commodores' win over East Tennessee State on Dec. 3. ... 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 six points against both Elon and Wisconsin during the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament (Nov. 29-30), and had eight rebounds in win over the Badgers in the title game. ... Scored a team-high 17 points and secured five rebounds in in win over Dayton on Nov. 24. ... Had seven points, four rebounds and three assists in a road loss to Duke on Nov. 21. ... 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.
Academics: Undecided major ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Science.
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.
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