31 - Christina Hiltunen
Christina Hiltunen
Height: 5'3"
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Bishop Kearney
Position: G
Major: Nursing

Game-by-Game Statistics (2012-2013)

Four-year letter-winner. ... Appeared in 83 games, including 10 starts, in the backcourt. ... Averaged 3.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in her career.

Senior Year (2012-13): Played in all 28 games, including seven starts. ... Averaged 3.6 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.2 steals in 14.3 minutes per game. ... Shot 34.8 percent (16-for-46) from 3-point range. ... Scored 10 points, pulled down four rebounds, made four steals, handed out two assists and blocked a shot in a season-opening 65-58 win over St. John Fisher on Nov. 16 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Had seven points, six rebounds, three blocks, two steals and two assists in a 57-53 win over Cabrini on Nov. 27 in the Long Center. ... Had nine points and four assists in an 81-59 victory over Merchant Marine Academy on Dec. 9 in the Long Center. ... Scored 10 points and handed out three assists in an 82-54 win at Susquehanna on Feb. 2. ... Had 10 points, three steals and two assists in a 72-64 win over Drew on Feb. 6 in the Long Center. ... Scored four points, had three assists and one steal in a 79-59 loss to No. 15 Williams College in an NCAA Tournament first-round game on March 1 in Rochester, N.Y.

Junior Year (2011-12): Played in 25 of the Lady Royals' 26 games, including a trio of starts. ... Averaged 5.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists. ... Finished second on the team in 3-point shooting at 37.7 percent (26-for-69). ... Scored 13 points to go along with four assists, four steals and three rebounds in a 61-56 win over Alvernia on Dec. 20 in Puerto Rico. ... Earned all-tournament team honors after totaling 21 points, eight rebounds, seven steals and six assists as the Lady Royals' finished third in the GMC Tip-Off Classic at Gettysburg College on Jan. 2-3. ... Had a career-high 15 points, three rebounds and three assists in a 70-64 victory over Catholic on Jan. 7. ... Had 13 points, three assists and three steals in a 64-48 win over Merchant Marine on Jan. 14 in the Long Center. ... Had 10 points in a 73-50 win over Susquehanna on Feb. 4 in the Long Center.

Sophomore Year (2010-11):  Her playing time picked up considerably from her first year...saw action in 21 games as a back-up to senior Colleen McLane at the point-guard position...averaged 2.0 points, 0.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.8 steals in 6.0 minutes of action per game...showed signs of coming into her own with seven points, two blocks, an assist and a steal in 10 minutes of action in a 68-53 victory over St. Mary's College (Md.) in the opening round of the Days Inn Tournament at Gettysburg College on January 2...also had seven points, three rebounds and three steals in nine minutes of action in a 75-38 win over Susquehanna on February 11 in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania...had more assists (20) than turnovers (18)...pulled down a career-high four rebounds and handed out three assists in nine minutes in an 87-49 win over King's on November 23 at the Long Center...made 9 of 13 free throw attempts on the season (69.2 percent).

Freshman Year (2009-10):  Appeared in nine games...averaged 1.0 points, 0.7 rebounds, 0.4 assists, and 0.1 steals per game...scored her first career basket in a win 81-51 win over Alvernia College in the opening round of the Scotty Wood Tournament at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on November 20...hit her first career 3-pointer in a 69-55 victory over the Merchant Marine Academy on January 29 at the Long Center...pulled down three rebounds in an 80-47 victory over Goucher College on January  23 at the Long Center.

Career Highs
Points: 15, vs. CATHOLIC, JAN. 7, 2012
Rebounds: 6, on two occasions
Assists: 5, vs. Neumann, Jan. 3, 2012
Blocks: 3, vs. CABRINI, NOV. 27, 2012
Steals: 5, on three occasions

Awards & Honors
Days Inn Tournament (Gettysburg) all-tournament team (Jan. 3, 2012)
The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Feb. 4, 2013)

High School:  Earned second-team all-Brooklyn honors and was selected Bishop Kearney's most valuable player (MVP) as a senior...was also named the Tigers' best defensive player for the 2005-2006 season...her coach was Cathy Crockett...also lettered in track and field.

Personal
Full Name:  Christina M. Hiltunen
Parents: Kevin & Betsy Hiltunen
Date of Birth:  September 25, 1991

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