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4 Helena Kurt

 

2016-17 MAAC All-Academic Team

2014 MAAC All-Rookie Team

JUNIOR (2015-16):
Did not play due to injury. 

SOPHOMORE (2014-15):
Started 29 of 30 games played, averaging a team-high 30.8 minutes per game… Averaged 10.2 points, with 14 games in double figures… Finished third in the MAAC at 4.6 assists per game, eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.7), ninth in steals per game (1.2) and 12th in both free-throw percentage (.738) and three-point field goals made per game (1.5)… Scored more than 20 points in three of the final six games of the year, all Monmouth wins… Named to MAAC All-Academic Team... Dished out a career-high nine assists three times… Posted career highs of 23 points and nine assists, while also grabbing six rebounds in a win over Manhattan (Feb. 26)… Scored 22 points, including an 8-for-8 performance from the free-throw line in a MAAC Championship First Round victory over Canisius (Mar. 5)… Contributed 21 points, five rebounds and four assists while burying a career-best five three-point field goals in the Hawks’ 81-69 double-overtime victory at Niagara (Feb. 20)… Compiled 15 points, five assists and three steals in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Nov. 25)… Scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Marist (Dec. 5)… Posted eight points and nine assists in a road win at hOURglass rival Rider (Jan. 8)… Shot 5-of-7 and scored 15 points in a 59-33 thumping of Fairfield (Jan. 25)… Had 16 points and five assists in a road win at hOURglass rival Saint Peter’s (Feb. 5). 

FRESHMAN (2013-14):
Was named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team after seeing action in all 33 games, including starts in the Hawks’ last 24 games of the season… Averaged 5.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game… Also had 24 steals on the season… Shot 32.5 percent from long range in knocking down a team-best 26 three-pointers on the season… Was named MAAC Rookie of the Week after scoring 13 points against St. Bonaventure (Nov. 22), nine points against No. 1 Connecticut (Nov. 23) and 10 points against Boston University (Nov. 24), while averaging 2.7 assists on the week… Matched her season high of 13 points in the MAAC Championship Quarterfinals against top-seeded Iona… Scored in double figures on eight occasions, including each of the last three games of the season… Buried a season-high four three-pointers against Siena (Mar. 2), including each of her first four attempts to begin the second half… Made a season-high three steals on two occasions – the Hawks’ overtime victory against Fairfield (Jan. 3) and a one-point loss at MAAC Regular Season Champion Iona (Feb. 14).

BEFORE MONMOUTH:
A member of the Swedish U20 National Team at the 2013 U20 European Championship… Averaged 5.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in the tournament… Led her team to the Swedish National Championship two year in a row in 2010-11 and 2011-12… Named to the All-Tournament Team for the U20 Swedish Championships in 2012… Earned All-Tournament honors for the U18 Nordic Championship for clubs in 2011… A four-year contributor for Damligan, leading her team to a pair of league championships, as well as appearances in the semifinal and quarterfinals… Led Damligan to a 75-13 record over her four years.    

PERSONAL: Born in Spanga, Sweden … The daughter of Susan and David Kurt… Undecided on a major.

Kurt's Career Stats:

YEAR GP/GS FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/RPG AST TO BLK STL PTS/PPG
13-14 33/24 68-198 .343 26-80 .325 19-30 .633 54/1.6 52 66 0 24 181/5.5
14-15 30/29 100-309 .324 44-154 .286 62-84 .738 100/3.3 139 82 2 37 306/10.2
15-16 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL 63/53 168-507 .331 70-234 .299 81-114 .711 154/2.4 191 148 2 61 487/7.7

Kurt's Career Highs
Points: 23 vs. Manhattan (02/26/15)
Rebounds: 7 at Marist (12/05/14)
Assists: 9, three times, last vs. Manhattan (02/26/15)
Blocks: 1, two times, last vs. Fairfield (01/25/15)
Steals: 3, six times, last vs. Quinnipiac (03/06/15)
Minutes: 44 at Niagara (02/20/15)

Position: Guard
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Spanga, Sweden
High School: Igelstavikens Gymnasium
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