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Kelly Lam #14

Position: Center
Height: 6'3“
Hometown: Brookfield, WI
High School: Brookfield East

High School Career

Averaged 16.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and two assists per game as a senior at Brookfield East H.S … .Passed the 1,000 point mark for her career and ended up as the school's second-leading scorer, all-time … Earned honorable mention All-American status by both Street & Smith and McDonald's … Was a two-time Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year in her sophomore and senior seasons … Selected as a first team all-state team member by both the Coaches and Associated Press polls … Was also a four-time All-County and All-Conference pick … Lettered in tennis and track, earning all-conference honors in tennis while capturing the conference title in shot put in track as a junior and senior … Played AAU ball for three years with the Wisconsin Playground Warriors and head coach Rick Stimac … Off the court, selected a WBCA Scholar-Athlete and conference scholar-athlete as a senior … Member of the National Honor Society.

University of Oklahoma Career

As a freshman during the 2004-05 seasons, Lam appeared in eight games for the Sooners, six of which came in non-conference play … Made her collegiate debut against Texas State (Nov. 21), scoring four points in 10 minutes of play … Scored two points in Big 12 play against Kansas (Feb. 2).

Marquette Career


Sat out the 2005-06 season due to NCAA transfer eligibility requirements. ==


A valuable reserve in Marquette's post game … Earned her first start of her career at Providence (Jan. 20) … Averaged a reserve best 4.4 ppg and 2.6 rpg … In her Marquette debut, Lam scored five points connecting on five of a team high nine attempts from the free throw line … Saw a career high 15 minutes of action against Western Michigan at the US VI Paradise Jam … Talllied career highs in three additional categories against Western Michigan in points (6), field goal attempts (6) and blocks (2) … Was out two games due to a concussion suffered during the Auburn game … Played in her first game at Rice since suffering the concussion and registered one rebound and one point in eight minutes of play … Played 14 minutes against Gonzaga, the most in five previous games, and matched a career high four rebounds … Registered a career night against Manhattan scoring 17 points and five rebounds while connecting not only on all four of her attempts from the floor, but all nine of her free throws as well … It was her first double-figure point performance of her career … Scored nine points against Navy on 3-of-5 shooting from the floor and connected on 3-of-4 free throws … Played six minutes at Pittsburgh making one shot from the floor grabbing one board and recording a career best three blocks … Saw 14 minutes of action against Villanova and was Marquette's leading bench scorer tallying eight points on 50 percent (3-of-6) shooting from the field and making both free throw attempts … Earned her first career start at Providence and scored four points and three rebounds … Added six points, four rebounds, two blocks and a season high two assists against Notre Dame in 15 minutes of action … Was perfect 2-of-2 from the field at Rutgers for four points … Tallied four points for the third straight game against Connecticut … Was perfect from the floor at Georgetown making both of her attempts in 14 minutes of play … Also registered four rebounds … Perfect from the field against St. John's (4-of-4) totalling eight points, added four boards and matched a season high three blocks … Played nine minutes against Seton Hall and USF scoring two points in each game … Registered a career high six rebounds at St. John's in 13 minutes of play … Was Marquette's second-leading scorer against Rutgers in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament with 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting … the eight attempts was a career high … Totaled 10 points in two games of the NCAA Tournament.


Played in 34 games, starting in 12…Finished the season averaging 5.6 ppg and 3.6 rebounds per game…Scored in double figures on six occasions and recorded two double doubles…Grabbed five boards and scored three points in 13 minutes against Loyola (Ill.)…Collected a career-high three steals and posted two blocks in 15 minutes of action against Wisconsin…Talled three points, pulled down three rebounds, and tied a career-high, dishing out three assists at Oregon…Grabbed two rebounds in 11 minutes of action at Gonzaga…Tallied a season-high six points, connecting on 3-of-6 from the field and pulled down four rebounds against William & Mary…At Green Bay pulled down a career-best seven boards, posted a season-high nine points, shooting 3-of-6 from the field…Posted two points, pulled down two rebounds and dished out one assist at Kansas…Connected on 7-of-8 from the field and 3-of-4 from the charity stripe for a career-high-tying 17 points, dished out a career-best four assists and had two blocks vs. Indiana State…Grabbed a career-best-tying seven rebounds and tallied three points with one assist in 27 minutes vs. Northwestern…Connected on 6-of-7 from the field, took down three on the glass and gave out two assists in 26 minutes vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff…Grabbed three boards, dished out one assist and stopped one block at Dartmouth…In 25 minutes vs. Arkansas, connected on 4-of-6 from the field, took down a career-best-tying seven rebounds and stopped two blocks…In just 25 minutes, hit 6-of-8 field goals and connected for 3-of-4 from the free throw line, posted 15 points, pulled down four rebounds and put up a season-best three blocks vs. Western Michigan…Tallied nine points, including a career-high 7-of-10 from the free throw line, pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds, and collected a career-best-tying three steals…Took down three rebounds and collected three steals against Rutgers…Totaled four points, hitting 2-of-2 from the field and pulled down one rebound at West Virginia…In 19 minutes posted three points and grabbed four rebounds vs. DePaul…Scored six points, hitting 3-of-5 field goals, took down three boards and gave out one assist at Louisville…Connected on 5-of-6 from the field for 11 points and took down four rebounds at USF…Notched first career double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against Georgetown, also collected one steal in 25 minutes…Posted four points and pulled down six rebounds, also swatting one block at St. John's…Posted seven points, connecting on 3-of-6 from the field, grabbed one rebound and took away one steal…Totaled two points and picked up one steal at Syracuse….Had one assist and one block at Notre Dame…Tallied her second double double of the season with a career-high 19 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, hit a career-best 11-of-12 from the free throw line and collected one steal against Seton Hall…Totaled three points in 12 minutes at Connecticut…Connected on 4-of-5 from the field for eight points, grabbed two rebounds and gave out one assist versus Pittsburgh…Notched two points and grabbed two rebounds at Villanova…Played four minutes against DePaul in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament…Scored four points and pulled down two rebounds in five minutes against Creighton in the WNIT Second Round…Contributed five points and two rebounds in 17 minutes against Illinois in the WNIT Third Round…Pitched in four points and five rebounds in WNIT Semifinals at Colorado…Played 14 minutes at Michigan State in the WNIT Championship game.

At the end of the season, Lam decided to forego his last year of eligibility and graduate with her accounting degree in December of 2008.

Head coach Terri Mitchell on Lam's decision: “We are thankful for all of the ways Kelly contributed to our program not only as a player, but for all of the things she did off the court. We wish her all of the best and know she will remain an important part of our family.”


Daughter of Guy and Mary … Father Guy played on MU's 1970 National Invitation Tournament championship team … Has two older brothers, Guy and Jesse, plus an older sister Carrie … Her brother Jesse played basketball at Wis.-River Falls … Plans to major in business.

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