#14 KRISTEN BEATTY
Guard/Forward, 5-7, Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: North Allegheny HS
Previous School: CCAC-Allegheny
Profile: Beatty is in her third year in the Point Park program but her second year as a full-time player. She is one of four returning starters and one of four seniors. She earned a starting job midway through last year when she was a reliable scorer at 6.4 ppg to go along with 3.7 rpg. Beatty is a hard-nosed swing player who is a strong driver of the basketball and also strong on defense. A slashing player, Beatty shot 43 percent from the field last year. She came to Point Park two years ago, but she had to sit out a year following two years at CCAC-Allegheny. After a 2010-11 season that was her first season of basketball in two years, she will look to progress her game with a strong senior year.
2010-11: Beatty played in all 27 games with 15 starts. She started 15 of the last 18 games of the season. She led Point Park with a career-high 19 points in a win over Talladega (AL) in what was her second start of the year. Beatty scored double figures six times and had 13 points on four occasions. Her career-high nine rebounds came at Carlow, and her career-high six assists were at Ursuline. Beatty grabbed five steals vs. Houghton. Prior to Point Park: Beatty enjoyed a successful high school career at North Allegheny where she was a WPIAL all-star. She spent two years at CCAC-Allegheny. Personal: Daughter of Carol and John Beatty…born Sept. 23, 1988…majoring in human resource management.