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#55 Alyssa Kamphaus
Position: Center
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seward, Neb.
High School: Seward HS
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2012-13 (Junior)
Kamphaus started each of the Jays’ 33 games in 2012-13, averaging 5.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game ... Nabbed a career-best 12 rebounds and dropped in eight points in the Bluejays’ 60-43 win over Southern Illinois during the MVC Tournament quarterfinals on March 15 ... Alyssa reached double-figures for the fifth time in Creighton’s 61-42 win over Southern Illinois on March 9. She finished 5-of-6 for 10 points and also grabbed seven rebounds ... Kamphaus punished Bradley for starting a five-guard lineup, scoring Creighton’s first nine points en route to a career-best 17 on 8-of-9 from the field on Feb. 23 ... Alyssa delivered 12 points and 11 rebounds for her first career double-double in Creighton’s 67-51 win over Missouri State on Feb. 14 ... Kamphaus
posted 10 points and five rebounds in the Jays’ 81-60 win at Southern Illinois on
Jan. 3  ... Alyssa reached double-figures for the first time in 2012-13 with 11 points and eight rebounds in Creighton’s 63-42 win over North Dakota State ... Facing fellow Seward HS graduate Emily Cady, Kamphaus got the best of the exchange with eight points on 4-of-5 from the field as the Jays downed No. 25 Nebraska 66-57 on Dec. 5.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Kamphaus saw action in each of the Jays’ 33 games as a sophomore, averaging 9.2 minutes per game off the bench ... Alyssa played a season-high 21 minutes against Drake (Dec. 31), helping hold MVC Player of the Year, Rachel Hackbarth, to a season-low eight points ... She delivered eight points and a season-best 11 rebounds in the Jays’ 65-33 win over Evansville (Jan. 12), six boards came on the offensive end ... Kamphaus also dished out three assists in the win over the Aces ... She had four points, four rebounds and tied a season-high with two blocked shots in just nine minutes of action at Illinois State (Jan. 22) ... Grabbed a career-high two steals at Southern Illinois (Feb. 11).

2010-11 (Freshman)
Appeared in 23 of 31 games as a rookie ... Her pro-rated averages of 19.2 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots per 40 minutes were tops on the team ... Held scoreless in her final two regular-season games after scoring at least four points in six straight games played ... Had three points and three rebounds in 12 minutes at Northwestern (March 17) in the WNIT ... Blocked a season-high two shots at Missouri State (Feb. 27) and against North Dakota (Dec. 20) ... Scored five points and grabbed five rebounds in just seven minutes played against Illinois State (Feb. 19) ... Played a season-high 16 minutes at Bradley (Feb. 12), making 3-of-6 shots for six points ... Had eight points on 4-of-10 shooting in 10 minutes against Southern Illinois (Feb. 3) ... Went 5-for-5 from the field, including her first career three-point attempt, for a career-high 12 points in just seven minutes played in her MVC debut at Evansville (Jan. 6) ... Dished a season-best two assists against North Dakota (Dec. 20) ... Finished with three points and four rebounds at No. 18 Notre Dame (Dec. 11) ... Scored eight points on 3-of-3 shooting in eight minutes at Bowling Green (Nov. 15) ... Played one minute in her collegiate debut against Liberty (Nov. 12) at the Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational.

Seward High School
Named First Team Class B All-State and Second Team SuperState (all classes) by the Omaha World-Herald following both her junior and senior seasons ... Named second team all-state as a sophomore and honorable mention all-state as a freshman (at Malcolm High School) ... Tabbed first team all-conference her final three prep seasons, as her team captured the conference title each season ... Led her team to consecutive undefeated state championships as a junior and senior, earning all-tournament honors at the state tournament as a senior ... Owns school record for career rebounds (585), doing so in just three seasons ... Set school mark for two-point field goals in a game (14) and two-pointers made in a season (130) ... Scored 28 points and had 12 rebounds in the state title game as a senior ... Served as team captain as a junior and senior ... Averaged 12 points and 8.9 rebounds as a senior ... Averaged 12.8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a junior when she shot 61 percent from the field ... Averaged 13 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Played in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Earned four letters in volleyball and track and field ... Threw discus and shot put, finishing fifth in the state discus as a senior ... Finished first in Class B and all classes in shot put as a junior and senior, following third place finish as a sophomore and second place finish as a freshman ... Member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Flanery on Kamphaus
“Kampy has continued to make strides each year, she is our best and biggest post presence defensively, but she needs to continue to work on staying out of foul trouble. She can dominate the glass, we also need her to work on finishing at the rim and being consistent from 10-to-15 feet.”