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    23  Kristin Cheairs
    Kristin Cheairs


    Gary, Ind.

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    2000-01: Appeared in 23 games in her first season on the court for the Flames, starting nine contests, including the last four?averaged 3.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game while shooting 54% (26-for-48) from the field?had a career night at Loyola on March 1, netting personal bests with 17 points and six rebounds?was a perfect 3-of-3 from the floor and finished with six points in UIC?s loss at UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 24?hit all six of her free throw attempts, for six points, versus Cleveland State on Feb. 15? was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field in UIC?s triumph over Loyola (Feb. 3), tallying six points?versus Ball State on Dec. 30, tabbed season-bests with four steals and two assists?made her UIC debut on Dec. 10 at Texas A&M?collected her first collegiate points, going 3-for-8 from the free-throw line versus DePaul on Dec. 23.

    1999-2000: Was academically ineligible for the season

    Prep: Standout player at Westside High School?earned all-area, all-state and all-conference honors during her prep career?scored over 1,000 points during her high school tenure?led her team to a 20-4 record in 1999?Westside posted 20-win seasons in three of her four years and never lost more than four games in a season with Cheairs on the court?her squad advanced to regional and sectional competition in each of her four years?lettered four years in basketball and two years in softball.

    Cheairs File:

    Parents: Michael and Shailynn Cheairs

    Birthdate: April 19, 1981

    Major: Occupational Therapy