KRISTEN VESELENY -- Women's Basketball
Feb. 6, 2012
Kristen Veseleny, senior guard/forward from Pleasant Hills, Pa., is this week's Featured Athlete. Veseleny is a three-year starter, and she has been a key player for the Pioneers all four years.
So far this year, she has started 14 of 21 games, and she broke into the starting lineup full time at the start of the Pioneers', current 13-game winning streak. She is one of the team's top defensive players. Veseleny is a role player who contributes a solid 5.1 ppg and 3.5 rpg.
Some of her best performances were 11 points in an upset of NAIA DII No. 19 Daemen (Jan. 28), 10 points and 7 rebounds in a big home win over Walsh (Jan. 3) and 11 points and seven rebounds in a key road win at Carnegie Mellon (Dec. 10). She has over 400 points and 300 rebounds in her career.