34 Dawn Halfaker
Dawn Halfaker


Poway, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Bernardo




Three-year letterwinner ... fiery competitor who will play a key role in Army's success as the spark that ignites the team ... exceptional athlete and extremely competitive player ready for breakout season ... looking to showcase all-around versatility and expand scoring role ... talented off-guard who has improved outside shooting range ... explosive first step and scores well off the dribble ... slashing penetrator ... aggressive player with confidence, discipline and maturity who will be counted on in clutch situations ... nationally ranked in steals freshman year after setting USMA single-season record with 85 ... led Army in steals last year with 60 to head into final campaign ranked in the top 10 on the career charts with 165 ... just ten off fifth place and could move as high as second.

1999-00: Averaged 8.7 ppg. and 4.7 rpg. ... drew starts in 27 of 28 appearances ... finished third in scoring and second in rebounding ... topped team in steals with 60 to rank eighth (2.14 spg.) in the league ... doubled 13 times with season and career-high 20 points verus Bucknell in second round league meeting ... was 5 of 11 from the field and perfect in all ten chances at the line ... scored 16 points in next league outing versus Lafayette connecting on 6 of 11 from the field which included a pair of three-pointers ... averaged just under 10 points the final six games of the year ... sparked Army's 68-63 overtime win over Colgate with first career double-double (11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds) ... forced the overtime after tying the game with 1.7 seconds left in regulation.

1998-99: Averaged 5.2 ppg. and 3.3 rpg. ... missed 13 games recovering from knee surgery, returning in time for the Patriot League ... played in all 12 league games, drawing starts in final eight ... ranked fourth on team in league games, averaging 4.8 ppg. and 3.1 rpg. ... scored ten points in first-round league meeting versus Lafayette, hitting 3 of 5 from the field and converting 4-5 from the stripe ... followed with season-best 13 points three days later against Navy on the homefront ... equaled that output in final regular-season game versus Bucknell ... scored in the first ten games of the season and 13 of 15 overall ... pulled down season-best seven rebounds in non-league win at Pennsylvania ... averaged over eight points in final three games of season.

1997-98: Averaged 8.1 ppg., 4.8 rpg., 2.8 apg., 3.3 spg. ... drew starts in 24 of 26 game appearances ... finished third in scoring (210 points) and tied for second in rebounding (125) ... 85 thefts broke the school single-season mark of 84 steals set in 1991 ... finished first in the league in steals, ninth (70) in assists and 16th in rebounding .. one of two Army rookies singled out for all-star honors ... career-high 17 points scored twice ... first was against nationally-ranked Florida International in the opening round of the Sun & Fun Classic ... equaled it in second-round league meeting with Holy Cross, hitting 7 of 16 from the floor and made both attempts from behind the arc ... just missed a double-double in the consolation game at the FIU tournament in registering 10 points and season-high 9 rebounds ... performance earned spot on all-tournament team along with league weekly rookie honors ... doubled nine times while topping the team in rebounding four times and sharing it twice.

High School: Averaged 13.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg., 3.0 spg., 4.0 apg. senior year at Rancho Bernardo ... three-year letterwinner who shined in myriad of positions leading the Broncos to the state tourney twice along with capturing the Palomar League championship and CIF-San Diego Section Division I title in back-to-back seasons ... two-time All-CIF (San Diego Section) and all-league first-team selection ... San Diego and North County all-star honors.

Personal: Given name is Frances Dawn Halfaker ... majoring in Spanish.

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