Josie Cole
Josie Cole

Chicago, Ill.

High School:



2001-02: Appeared in all 30 contests, while starting in 22?averaged 7.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game?scored a career-high 21 points and seven assists against Columbia on November 16th? recorded a conference team-high seven assists against Butler on January 19th?notched team highs in rebounds (6) and assists (6) against St. John?s on November 18th?tied a career-high with five steals against Alcorn State on November 25th?led UIC with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting against Loyola on February 9th?scored a team-high nine points, three steals and two blocked shots against Detroit in the Horizon League semifinals on March 1st?helped key UIC to a 75-67 upset victory over No. 2 UW-Milwaukee in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

2000-01: After missing entire ?99-00 campaign with a knee injury, returned to compete in 22 games while earning a starting spot in three contests?averaged 2.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game? earned her first start of the season at Morgan State, scoring four points while snaring four rebounds?netted a season-best six points in just 11 minutes in UIC?s win over Loyola on Feb. 3?dished out a season-high four assists on March 1 at Loyola?played a season-high 23 minutes and scored five points while adding four rebounds and three assists at Evansville on Dec. 19?was effective in her season debut on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Valparaiso, scoring five points and grabbing two rebounds in six minutes of play.

1999-2000: Missed the entire season after suffering a knee injury in the first half of the Flames? season-opening game versus Valparaiso? in that game, she started at guard and scored four points on 2-of-9 shooting in the Flames 61-47 loss?also added two steals in the contest.

1998-99: Played in 18 of the Flames' 27 games, starting in 12...missed the first nine games of the season due to a shoulder injury...ended the season as the Flames second leading scorer, averaging 9.6 ppg...averaged 10.9 ppg in MCC contests...scored in double-figures eight times, including a span of four straight...dropped in a career-high 19 points, while adding a career-best five assists at Wright State on Feb. 13...grabbed a career-high eight boards in back-to-back contests versus DePaul and Evansville...converted on 10-of-11 free throws, scoring 18 points, at Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Feb. 27.

1997-98: Sat out due to Proposition 48.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 16.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.3 steals per game as a senior...helped Washington High School reach the semifinals of the Chicago Public League finished 21-10 last season...scored in double figures in all but four games as a senior...exploded for season highs of 39 points and 10 rebounds last season versus Fenger...shot .496 from the field and .671 from the charity stripe in her final prep season...three-time all-city selection...also a three-time all-conference honoree...earned honorable mention all-area accolades in 1996-97.