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Kristen Feemster

School

Western Carolina University

Position
Forward
Major
Psychology
PPG
5.2
RPG
5.3
APG
0.4

Classroom

Feemster graduated in December of 2009 with a degree in Psychology and a 3.94 GPA. She is currently working on her master’s degree in Psychology. She is a member of the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll (2006-09) and the Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology (2009). She was a member of the Arthur Ashe, Jr. Academic Scholar First Team (2007-08) and was Western Carolina Student-Athlete of the Year (2008). She is a member of the Dean’s List. Her WCU team has been named to the WBCA Top 25 Academic Honor Roll the last three years (ranked No. 5 in 2008).

Character

Feemster is a team captain of the WCU women’s basketball team (2007-10). She is the programming chair and president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (2008). She’s on the Western Carolina University Women’s Center Advisory Board (2007-08) and is an Education and Outreach Assistant at WCU Women’s Center (2009). She worked the last three years doing the official score sheet for volleyball for Western Carolina Media Relations. She is an official spokesperson for the team when dealing with the media and is the official blogger for WCU women’s basketball the last three years.

Community

Feemster has been involved in the following activities: Freshmen Move-in (2007-09), Sleep Out for Homeless (2007), Suicide Awareness (2007), Upward Basketball Camp (2007), Cullowhee Valley Carnival Volunteer (2007-08), Mountain Heritage Day Volunteer (2008), WCU Women’s Basketball Cat Clinic (2007, 2009), Adopt a Grandparent Volunteer (2007, 2008), Special Olympics Volunteer (2007, 2008), REACH of Jackson County Thrift Store Volunteer (2009).

Competition

During the 2008-09 season, Feemster played in all 33 games and started seven. She led the team with a 48.9 field goal percentage. She averaged 6.1 points per game besting her sophomore average of 4.0. She recorded her first career double-double (13 points and 11 rebounds) against Wofford. She played in every game but two in her three years at Western Carolina. She is a member of the 2009 Southern Conference Tournament Championship team, helping the club to its second NCAA Tournament appearance and third straight 20-win season.