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#12 Lynetta Kizer
Position: Center
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.
High School: Potomac
Experience: 3 Letters
  • ACC Sixth Player of the Year (2012)
  • Wooden Preseason Top 30 list (2011)
  • Naismith Preseason list (2011)
  • Preseason All-ACC Team (2011)
  • All-ACC Second Team (2011), Third Team (2010), Honorable Mention (2012)
  • ACC Player of the Week (2/7/11)
  • ACC All-Tournament Second Team (2010); First Team (2012)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2009)
  • ACC Rookie of the Week (1/19/09, 1/26/09)

International Experience: One of the top 12 players in the county selected to U.S. World University Games team in summer of 2011...she averaged 7.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game in the 2011 WUG as Team USA won gold... one of 12 players chosen to the U.S. Under-18 National team in 2008 ... member of the 2008 U18 squad that went undefeated and captured a gold medal at the FIBA U18 World Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... averaged 8.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game at the World Championship, shooting 45.2 percent from the floor ... also won gold at the 2007 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival.

As a Senior (2011-12): Named All-ACC Honorable Mention and Sixth Player of the year...named to Preseason Wooden Award Top 30 list, Naismith Preseason list and Preseason All-ACC Team...scored in double figures in 21 of 33 games, including 12 of her last 19 games...started on Senior Night vs. UNC...scored career-high 25 points off 8-for-11 shooting for the field and 8-for-10 from the line in her second game of the season (Nov. 22)....went 6-for-9 from the line to lead team to win at FIU with 15 points (Nov. 25)...notched another 15 vs. CSUB (Nov. 26)...scored 11 at American (Dec. 4)...dished three assists and grabbed six boards vs. Delaware State (Dec. 8)...score 14 points with nine rebounds and two steals at George Mason (Dec. 11)...notched 10 points and grabbed five boards in 20 minutes vs. Lafayette (Dec. 28)...hit two key three's in second half as Terps beat No. 23 UNC and finished with 10 points (Jan. 8)...notched first double-double of the year with 10 points, 10 rebounds vs. Virginia (Jan. 16)...added 11 points vs. Wake Forest (Jan. 19)...scored 12 points in a second half surge at No. 5 Duke (Jan. 22)...notched second double-double of the year with 21 points, 10 rebounds vs. Virginia Tech (Jan. 26)...scored 10 points with five boards, an assist, a block and a steal at No. 22 Georgia Tech (Feb. 6)...went 7-12 from the field and 4-4 at the line for game-high 18 points, six boards, three assists and three steals at Clemson (Feb. 9)...notched 16 points and season-high 12 rebounds for 31st career double-double vs. No. 6 Miami (Feb. 12)...added 12 points with nine rebounds and two steals vs. #5 Duke (Feb. 19)...went 4-4 at the line with five boards, seven points and four steals vs. UNC (Feb. 24)...went 5-5 from the field for 12 points with four boards, a block and a steal vs. Wake in ACC Semis (March 3)...scored 11 points and grabbed six boards to make All-ACC Tournament First Team (March 4)...made two free throws and hit a clutch three in the final minutes of NCAA Second Round win over Louisville (March 19)...scored 15 points and grabbed six boards in Terps' win over Texas A&M in NCAA Regional Semifinal (March 25)...received team's Appreciation Award at annual banquet.

As a Junior (2010-11): Started in all 32 games... named to 2011 All-ACC Second Team... scored in double figures in 26 of 32 games and in 12 of 14 ACC games... notched 10 double-doubles on the year... led the Terps in scoring nine times and in rebounds ten times... named ACC Player of the Week after for the first time in her career after performances at No. 24 Georgia Tech and against NC State (Feb. 7)... finished the year No. 15 in the ACC in scoring (13.2) and No. 9 in rebounding (7.8)... came in at No. 2 in the ACC in offensive boards with 3.3 per game and No. 11 in defensive boards with 4.4 per contest... No. 6 among all Maryland juniors for rebounds in a season (249)... No. 5 among Terrapin juniors with 114 made free throws and No. 3 in free throw attempts (167)...earned 20th career double-double with 10 points and tied career-high 16 rebounds at No. 13 Georgetown for her 50th game with 10+ rebounds (Nov. 16)... led Terps to 56-55 win at Purdue with 20 points on 7-for-14 shooting from the field and 6-for-8 shooting at the foul line (Dec. 2)... notched 21st career double-double against Appalachian State with 12 points and 10 rebounds (Dec. 5)... led all scorers with 21 points on 90 percent shooting from the floor at Loyola (Dec. 7)... earned third double-double of the year at Delaware State with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Also tied her career-high four blocks (Dec. 19)... broke the 1,000-point mark with 13 points in a win over No. 17 St. John's (Dec. 29)... notched fourth double-double of the year at St. Joseph's with 11 points and 10 boards (Jan. 2)... one short of a career-high with 22 points on 9-for-21 shooting against Boston College for fifth double-double (Jan. 13)... shot 100 percent from the field (5-for-5) and from the foul line (5-for-5) for 15 points vs. Longwood (Jan. 30)... scored 19 in 56-53 win at No. 24 Georgia Tech. Went perfect 5-for-5 at the foul line, grabbed three steals and dished four assists (Feb. 3)... led a second half surge with 18 points and nine rebounds in the second half for her sixth double-double of the year (22 points, 13 rebounds) against NC State (Feb. 6)... notched a game high 17 points and went 5-for-6 at the line vs. No. 7 Duke. Tied her season-high three steals (Feb. 17)... earned ninth double-double of the year with 11 points and 12 boards vs. Virginia Tech (Feb. 24)... notched 10th double-double vs. Georgetown with 11 points, 10 rebounds (March 22)... her 9.5 rebounds per game in the NCAA Tournament is in the top ten of all Maryland players in tournament games.

As a Sophomore (2009-10): Played in 34 games and started in 29... had 10 double-doubles...finished No. 4 in the ACC in field goal percentage, making 162-of-307 (.528) and No. 12 in scoring with 437 points and an average of 12.9 points per game ... was also No. 4 in rebounds with 266 total and an average of 7.8 per game ... ended the year No. 5 in offensive rebounding and No. 9 in defensive rebounding ... No. 10 in free throw percentage with average of .750 ... scored career-high 23 points in season opener against North Carolina Central, going 10-for-12 from the field (Nov. 14) ... nabbed career-high six steals against New Hampshire (Nov. 16) ... earned her 10th career and first season double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Old Dominion (Nov. 19) ... pulled down 12 rebounds at Mississippi State and made first career three-pointer (Nov. 22) ... dished out a career-high four assists against Howard (Nov. 27) ... scored four points in one minute against Drexel, finishing 4-for-6 from the field and 5-for-5 from the free throw line (Nov. 29) ... recorded two blocks against Minnesota, adding to a team high seven blocks (Dec. 3) ... had 12th career and second season double-double against Stony Brook (Dec. 27) ... had third consecutive double-digit scoring game against UNCW (Dec. 29) ... notched double-double at Virginia with 19 points and 14 rebounds (Jan. 11) ... earned career-high 16 rebounds in double-double performance at Virginia Tech (Jan. 28) ... scored 13 points on 6-for-11 shooting and grabbed eight boards in just 13 minutes on the floor at Longwood (Jan. 31) ... made career-high 10-of-10 free throws and scored 18 points against Clemson (Feb. 14) ... earned 16th career double-double at Duke with 13 points and 13 rebounds (Feb. 21) ... led team in scoring against UNC in ACC Tournament with 17th career double-double with 22 points and 10 boards and was perfect at the free-throw line and from behind the arc (March 4) ... earned 18th career double-double and 10th on the year against Providence with 13 rebounds and 10 points (March 25).

As a Freshman (2008-09): Earned ACC Rookie of the Year honor...finished the ninth in the ACC in rebounding, averaging 7.4 per game ... was also fourth in the ACC in offensive rebounds, averaging 3.3 a game ...finished the regular season 22nd in the ACC with 11.7 points per game ... ranked ninth in the ACC in field goal percentage at .498 ... fifth Terrapin freshman ever to pull down at least 200 boards ... posted double-double in first career game, scoring 12 points and grabbing 15 rebounds at TCU, had 12 rebounds and 10 points in the first half alone (Nov. 14) ... scored 13 points, shooting 4-of-6 from the field in Delaware State victory (Nov. 16) ... scored 18 points against James Madison, making 7 of 10 field goal attempts (Nov. 20) ... had 10 points, six rebounds, three blocks and three assists in win against UCLA (Nov. 23) ... second double-double of the season against South Dakota State, finishing with 15 points and 10 rebounds (Nov. 26) ... went 7-for-10 at the free-throw line against Montana and grabbed 12 rebounds (Nov. 27) ... scored 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting against Illinois (Nov. 28) ... recorded third double-double of the season at Loyola (MD), scoring 15 points and grabbing 11 rebounds off the bench (Dec. 9) ... matched season high with 18 points in win against UNC Asheville with had nine rebounds (Dec. 29) ... had fourth double-double of the season in win at Richmond, scoring 12 points and grabbing 10 boards (Jan. 3)... scored 17 points in victory against Wake Forest (Jan. 8) ... fifth double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and pulling down 13 rebounds at #4/10 Duke (Jan. 12) ... had sixth double-double of the season in win against Virginia Tech, finishing with 12 points and 12 rebounds (Jan. 18) ... finished a rebound shy of a double-double in the win over #2/3 North Carolina, finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds (Jan. 25) ... made it eight straight games in double figures, scoring 14 and pulling down a team-best eight rebounds before fouling out in win at Florida State (Feb. 2) ... scored 16 points in the win at Boston College (Feb. 9) ... scored 11 points in her 11th straight game in double figures, a win over #17/15 Virginia (Jan. 30) ... set career highs with 22 points and five steals, adding 10 rebounds in the victory at Georgia Tech (Feb. 19) ... scored 10 points in the victory over Boston College (Feb. 27) ... put together her eighth double-double in the victory at Miami, scoring 10 and pulling down 10 boards as Maryland clinched the ACC regular season title (March 1) ... put up a double-double in her first-career ACC Tournament game, leading all players with 16 points and 11 rebounds (March 6) ... scored 15 and pulled down a game-best nine rebounds in the ACC Tournament semifinal victory over #11/11 North Carolina (March 7) ... scored eight points with nine rebounds, three assists, two blocks and two steals in first career NCAA Tournament game in first round vs. Dartmouth (March 22) ... netted six points with three rebounds in Sweet 16 win over Vanderbilt (March 28) ... grabbed seven boards with three points and two blocks in Elite Eight loss to Louisville (March 30).

Before Maryland: Four year starter at center and three-time team captain at Potomac Senior High School ... averaged 21.7 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks as a senior ... McDonald's All-American, playing in the all-star game in Milwaukee, Wisc. ... also selected to play in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) High School All-American game in Tampa, Fla. ... second team All-American by Parade Magazine ... rated the No. 5 overall prospect and the top center in the nation in the class of 2008 according to HoopGurlz.com ... led Potomac's Panthers to the AAA District title game in her final campaign, leading the team in scoring in every round of the tournament ... also helped the team reach the 2008 Northwest Region semifinals ... team's leading scorer every season of her four-year tenure and ranked 15th in the state as a senior ... named first team All-Metro by the Washington Post as a senior, after earning third team honors as a junior and honorable mention nods as a sophomore ... Nike All-America Camp participant ... earned numerous all-tournament honors at AAU events, leading her squad to capture the Boo Williams and Oregon Trail title in 2005 and 2006, and the Junior National Championship crown in 2007 in California ... chose Maryland over ACC schools Duke, North Carolina, Virginia and NC State, as well as, Rutgers and USC.

Personal: Family Science major... recipient of the Anne & Bob Strahota Director's Circle scholarship...oldest daughter of Yvonne and Keith Kizer ... has an older brother, Dominique and younger sister, Quiana ... biggest thrill is winning a gold medal at the 2008 U18 FIBA World Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... Lynetta Janae Kizer.

KIZER'S CAREER STATISTICS

KIZER'S CAREER HIGHS

Career
Points25, Saint Joseph's (11/22/11)
FGM10, NC Central (11/14/09)
FGA21, Boston College (1/13/11)
3FGM2, 3X (last at #23 UNC, 1/8/12)
3FGA4, at #23 UNC (1/8/12)
FTM10, Clemson (2/14/10)
FTA10, 7X (last vs. Virginia Tech, 1/26/12)
Rebounds16, twice (last at #13 Georgetown, 11/16/10)
Assists4, twice (last at #24 Georgia Tech, 2/3/11)
Steals6, New Hampshire (11/16/09)
Blocks4, twice (last at Delaware State, 12/19/10)
Minutes37, twice (last at #12 Virginia, 1/11/10)

MISCELLANEOUS STATS

2011-12 SeasonCareer
Double-Figure Scoring2196
Double-Doubles331

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