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Stephanie Jost
Stephanie Jost

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Morton Grove, Ill.

High School:
Regina Dominican

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center


2000-01: Had 104 consecutive games played streak snapped on Feb. 10 at Wright State?played in 28 of 29 games during the season?averaged 0.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game on the floor?led the team with 15 blocked shots?ranked third on the UIC career blocks list with 133?scored two points and led UIC with four rebounds in their win over Wright State on Jan. 11?tied her career high with three steals at Morgan State on Jan. 4?tabbed five rebounds at Valparaiso on Dec. 16?scored two points and snared four rebounds at Bradley on Nov. 30?converted her first field goal of the season while tabbing three rebounds versus Alabama on Nov. 25 in the championship game of the 2000 UIC Home Run Inn Thanksgiving Tournament?scored one point while grabbing a season-high seven rebounds and posting two blocks in UIC?s win over South Alabama on Nov. 24.

1999-2000: Ran her consecutive games streak to 83?has appeared in every contest for the Flames since her arrival at UIC?started at center in 24 outings?continued her defensive dominance, blocking a single-season best 52 shots?finished second in the MCC in the category?moved up to fourth on the UIC career blocks list with 118?needs 32 swats as a senior to claim the top spot?averaged 1.8 points and 4.0 rebounds, a single-season best, per game in 20.1 minutes per contest?grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds while adding four blocks in a career-best 34 minutes at UWGB on Jan. 29?scored a season-high seven points while grabbing eight boards and tabbing three blocks versus Loyola on Feb. 4?recorded a team-high eight rebounds in UIC?s 61-47 loss to Valparaiso on Nov. 19?tallied four blocks in UIC?s win over South Alabama on Nov. 23.

1998-99: Played in all 27 games, starting in 14...her 38 blocked shots was the most in the MCC and tied her with former Flame Jasmine Strange for seventh on the single-season blocks list...now also ranks fifth on the all-time blocks list with 66...tied her career high with five rejections on two occasions, versus Eastern Michigan on Dec. 17, where she also added a season-high six points, and at Detroit on Jan. 21...her 7 boards in the "Motor City" were also a season high...was third on the team in total rebounds with 93...recorded a career-high three steals at Wright State on Feb. 13...played in a career-best 32 minutes of action at Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Feb. 27, registering four blocks, three rebounds and two points...posted a career-high 5 assists in UIC's overtime win over Chicago State.

1997-98: Became the first freshman to start a season opener since Joanne McCarthy in 1992...starter in 20 games at center...swatted 28 shots, the most since Jasmine Strange re-directed 38 attempts in 1993-94...shot 54.8% from the field in the final 19 games of the season after shooting just 33% in her first eight games...snagged six rebounds in each of her first three games of the season...hauled in a season-best nine boards at Chicago State...went 4-for-4 from the floor en route to eight points at Toledo...had seven games with multiple blocked shots...turned back three attempts against Yale and a career-best five at Detroit...scored in double digits twice...tossed in 10 points at Detroit and a career-high 11 against Butler at the MCC Championship...grabbed eight rebounds and blocked a pair of shots at Wright State...finished third in the MCC in blocks (1.04)...fouled out of seven contests...handed off a season-high three assists at Loyola.

HIGH SCHOOL: Holds the Illinois state records for blocked shots in a season (118) and a career (238)...received votes for the Illinois Ms. Basketball Award in 1996-97...represented the Class AA North squad in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association all-star game...helped Regina to a 17-10 record as a senior as she averaged 8.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.7 blocks and 1.6 steals per outing...blocked a school-record 14 shots versus St. Ignatius in 1996-97...Special Mention All-State selection by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association...also gained special mention honors from the Chicago Sun-Times and Pioneer Press...finished her prep career as Regina's all-time leader in total rebounds (562), offensive rebounds (204), defensive boards (358) and blocked shots (238)...also ranks second in games played (82)...stands seventh in steals (102), ninth in field goals (204) and field goals attempted (475) and 11th in scoring (459) on the Regina all-time list...three-year letterwinner in basketball...also lettered twice in volleyball.

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