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  Kimberly Pitman

Kimberly Pitman

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plumtree, N.C.

High School:
Avery

Height:
6-2

Position:
C

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies


Outlook: One of the tallest players in school history ... A fundamentally sound player ... Good rebounder that can also score in the paint ... Will battle for more playing time in the No. 5 slot, after fighting off several injuries in her first two years at Upstate.

2008-09: Saw action in 14 games while recovering from offseason knee surgery ... Posted three points and four rebounds against Montreat (11/17) ... Added two points each against Oral Roberts (12/19), Stetson (2/7), Lipscomb (2/15) and Mercer (2/26) ... Notched season-high five rebounds to go with an assist and steal in season-high 11 minutes at Lipscomb (2/15) ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2007-08: Appeared in 27 games, starting 10 ... Scored five or more points in three games and grabbed five or more rebounds in four games ... Grabbed two rebounds in win over Limestone (11/24) ... Scored first career points on free throws at Georgia Tech (12/6) ... Also added two rebounds in the game ... Rejected first career shot at Radford (1/3) ... Notched two points and seven rebounds at ETSU (1/5) ... Added eight points and two rebounds in first career start at UNC Asheville (1/8) ... Added six points and seven rebounds against Gardner-Webb (1/14) ... Added six points, two blocks and five rebounds at Lipscomb (1/21) ... Posted two points and six rebounds against Jacksonville (1/25) ... Notched four points and a career-high nine rebounds against Mercer (2/2) ... Added a block and four rebounds against Kennesaw State (2/4) ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

High School: Averaged 10.1 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game as a senior to help her earn the 2006-07 Western Highlands Player of the Year Award ... Also the Avery High Female Athlete of the Year and was invited to the Blue-White All-Star Game ... Helped Avery to a 20-8 mark as a senior ... Team went 9-3 in Western Highlands League play to win the title ... Scored a season-high 21 points in playoff loss to Rosman.

Personal: Born on May 11, 1989 ... Daughter of Alan and Sandra Pitman ... Has a brother, Lucas ... An interdisciplinary studies major ... A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Favorite food is eggs ... Favorite movie is "The Hangover" ... Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men" ... Favorite actor is Seth Rogen ... Favorite musical artist is Shinedown ... Favorite basketball player is Candace Parker ... Admires her brother, Lucas ... Heroes growing up were her parents ... Favorite book is The Bible ... Favorite song is "Free to be Me."


PITMAN, Kimberly

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 27-10 289 10.7 19 42 .452 0 0 .000 7 12 .583 21 39 60 2.2 34 2 4 25 7 1 45 1.7
2008-09 14-0 60 4.3 4 7 .571 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 5 11 16 1.1 14 0 1 4 2 1 11 0.8
TOTAL 41-10 349 8.5 23 49 .469 0 0 .000 10 16 .625 26 50 76 1.9 48 2 5 29 9 2 56 1.4
 
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