4 - Nicole Hartzog
Nicole Hartzog
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Beaverton HS
Position: Guard
Previous School: Alaska-Fairbanks

2013-14: Hartzog appeared in 24 games for the Lions as junior making 21 starts at guard...Averaged 10.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game....Averaged 27.0 minutes per game while shooting 41.3% (76-184) from the field and connecting on 43.4% (23-53) from three-point range...Ranked 9th in the MIAA in the free-throw percentage hitting 74.8% (77-of-103) from the charity stripe...Finished second on the team in steals with 46 and fourth in total points (252) and fifth in rebounds (83)...Scored a season-high 26 points on 12-of-15 shooting from the field in the Lions win at home over Lincoln...Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Pittsburg State and dished out a season-high five assists in a win at home over William Woods...Also made three three-pointers in Southern's win at home over WWU.

2012-13: Appearing in 24 games for the Lions making 11 starts, Hartzog averaged 6.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game while averaging nearly 19 minutes per contest...Led the Lions in free-throw percentage shooting 84.8% (39-46) from the line while shooting 37.4% (49-131) from the field while hitting 18.6% (8-43) from three-point range...Finished second on the team in steals with 36 swipes...Registered a career-high 14 points at home against Northeastern State...Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds to go along with 10 points in the Lions regular-season finale at Central Oklahoma...Had a season-best five steals twice at Harding and Emporia State...Went 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the Lions win at Pittsburg State.

At UAF: Appeared in 28 games, making 24 starts...Ranked 18th in the GNAC and led all freshmen with 11.2 points per game...Ranked second in conference in steals (2.6 spg) and fourth in free throw percentage (.819)...Double-figure scoring in 18 games, including a career-high 26 points vs. Minot State (11/12/11)...Third on team with 24 three-pointers made, including a career-best five vs. Minot State...Named GNAC Co-Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 21.

In High School: 4-year letter winner at Beaverton High School; named Team Captain her senior year; was McDonald's All-American nominee and a First Team All-Metro League player her final season; earned the Best Defense Award her sophomore and junior seasons and as a senior she led the team in steals with 5.2 per game; also played Varsity Tennis for two years and a member of the Team Concept AAU club team for four years.

Personal: A Business major at Missouri Southern…born May 19, 1993…daughter of Dan and Brenda Hartzog…Niece of Hall of Famer Cindy Brown, a 1988 Olympic Gold medal winner and WNBA and ABL All-Star…one sister Danielle