Holly Hallstrom
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Holly Hallstrom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moline, Ill.

High School:
Moline

Last College:
Kirkwood CC

Height:
6-2

Position:
C

Birthdate:
02/28/1984

Experience:
1L

2004-05: Scored 23 points in her Redbird debut vs. Notre Dame (11/12), earning Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week honors (11/14) ... led team in rebounding ... had nine double-figure rebounding games including back-to-back 15 rebound games vs. Missouri State (1/14) and Wichita State (1/16) ... had 10 rebounds in semi-final win in State Farm-MVC Tournament, helping lead the Redbirds past Northern Iowa (3/11) and into the championship game for the first time in nine years ... highest season rebounding average for ISU player since 1992-93 ... battled high fever and flu symptoms, but still started ISU's NCAA Tournament game against No. 5 Baylor ... ISU season ranks: No. 6 in defensive rebounds, No. 7 offensive rebounds ... ranks in the Valley: No. 5 in defensive rebounds, No. 6 in rebounds, No. 6 in offensive rebounds.

2003-04: Led Kirkwood Community College team to third-place finish in NJCAA National Tournament ... first-team all-conference ... Region XI all-tournament team while helping her team reach nationals ... averaged 9.9 points and 6.1 rebounds, while shooting .494 from the field ... team's No. 3 scorer, No. 2 rebounder and No. 2 shot blocker ... team had a 33-4 record for coach Kim Muhl.

2002-03: At Black Hawk Community College, averaged 12.5 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game ... led team to 25-8 record ... earned all-conference and conference all-academic honors playing for coach Rufus Greer.

High School: 2002 all-state selection led Moline High School to IHSA Elite Eight appearance at Redbird Arena in 2002 ... averaged 19.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and shot 59 percent from the field that year as her team finished 28-6 ... prep teams were 70-24 in her 3 varsity seasons ... prep coach was Steve Ford.

Personal: Major is recreation and park administration ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Spring 2005 ... daughter of Jim (played basketball at Iowa and Evansville) and Sue Hallstrom, with sisters Hayley (played softball at Augustana), Heidi (plays softball at Augustana) and Cassandra (plays softball at Western Illinois) and brother, Jamie (plays golf and basketball at Black Hawk CC) ... full name is Holly Lynn Hallstrom, born Feb. 28, 1984 in Moline.