NOTES: Army's only returning starter from a year ago ... top returning scorer from 2010-11 ... solid all-around player that has improved steadily throughout her career ... one of the team's top three-point threats ... enjoyed the most playing time and production of any plebe on the team in 2009-10 ... continued to pace the Class of 2012 as a sophomore.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Spent the majority of the season in the starting lineup ... finished the season ranked fifth in the Patriot League with a 39.2 three-point field goal percentage ... 1.4 three-pointers made per game landed ninth among the conference's top long-range shooters ... more than half (38) of her 61 field goals on the season were drained from behind the arc ... made 20 starts and played in all but one game ... team's third-leading scorer, averaging 7.1 points per game ... reached double-figures in scoring 11 times ... netted a career-high 20 points in a 60-52 home win over Loyola (Md.) (Dec. 19) ... shot a blistering 5-of-6 from three-point range against the Greyhounds ... pulled down six rebounds and came away with three steals in her top performance of the season ... Loyola game spurred a three-game stretch when she combined for 11 three-pointers made ... scored in double figures five times during Patriot League play ... led Army in scoring twice, including a 12-point effort in the Black Knights' quarterfinal loss at Bucknell (March 5) in the Patriot League Tournament.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Became the ninth player in history to garner Patriot League All-Rookie honors ... played the most of any freshman on the team ... drew time in 27 games with three starts coming during the second half of Patriot League action ... enjoyed her best performance of the year in a win over Holy Cross at Christl Arena on Jan. 13 ... went 8-for-8 from the free throw line, including a clutch 4-for-4 in the final seven seconds in order to fend off the Crusaders in a 65-61 triumph ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week the following Monday ... team's top free throw shooter with an 86 percent (43-of-50) accuracy ... perfect from the stripe in nine games ... scored in double figures three times, including twice during Patriot League action ... recorded first collegiate minutes in front of a hometown crowd at Yale on Nov. 17 ... played seven minutes and did not score ... scored first collegiate bucket and finished with seven points and five rebounds in a 57-50 win over Delaware State on Nov. 21.
BACKGROUND: Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists for Lauralton Hall ... second team all-state selection as a senior ... 2009 McDonald's All-American nominee ... three-time all-conference and two-time all-area player ... four-year letterwinner and senior captain under head coach Steve Schuler ... set school records for three-pointers in a game (6), single-season three-pointers made (49) and career three-pointers (91) ... played AAU ball for the Connecticut Breeze out of Fairfield/Bridgeport area ... helped the team to the A Division State Championship in 2008 and 2009 ... also all-conference pick as an outside hitter/setter on the volleyball court.
PERSONAL: Molly Clare Yardley ... daughter of John and Karen Yardley ... spent much of the summer molding 10 new cadets during Beast Barracks at West Point ... serves as the marketing, publishing and administrative executive for the annual academic journal, Undergraduate Journal of Social Sciences ... Company C-3 ... major is Politics, Policy and Strategy.