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23 Kristina Ford

Fourth-year forward from Fresh Meadows, NY... Born November 9, 1988.

 

AS A SENIOR (2011-12):
Appeared in 24 games, with 18 starts... Finished the season averaging 13.9 points per game, team-high 7.0 rebounds per game, 1.4 steals per game, 1.0 assists per game, and .677 free throw percentage... Scored a career high 34 points on 13-18 shooting from the field with six rebounds and two blocks vs. North Carolina A&T (Nov. 11)... Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Villanova (Nov. 12)... Scored 11 points with six rebounds and three steals at Bryant(Nov. 15)... Had 24 points, 13 rebounds and four assists vs. Stony Brook (Nov. 18)... Had 17 points and nine rebounds at A&M Corpus Christi (Nov. 22)... Had 18 points and 13 rebounds vs. Long Beach State (Nov. 26)... Had 18 points and seven rebounds at Toledo (Dec. 1)... Had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks at Miami (Dec. 2)... Had 17 points and two steals at Marquette (Dec. 10)... Had 11 points, eight rebounds and two blocks at Rutgers (Dec. 18)... Had 13 points and six rebounds vs. Canisius (Jan. 22)... Had 14 points and four rebounds vs. Marist... Scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Fairfield (Jan. 29)... Had 14 points, 14 rebounds and four steals at Manhattan (Feb. 15)... Had 12 points and eight rebounds at Rider (Feb. 17)... Had 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. Loyola (Feb. 19)... Had 16 points and six rebounds at Marist (Feb. 23)... Scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds vs. Saint Peter’s (Feb. 26).

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11):
All-MAAC Third Team Selection... Appeared in 31 games with 29 starts for the Gaels, averaging a team best 12.0 rebounds and 6.2 rebounds per contest...  Led team in blocks (25) and steals (56)... Averaged 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in conference action.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10):
Appeared in 32 games, with 29 starts for the Gaels... Averaged 9.5 points and 5.6 rebounds per game... Second on team with 1.6 steals per contest in 26 minutes per game... Averaged 11.6 points and 5.7 rebounds in conference play.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09):
Named the 2009 MAAC Rookie of the Year and was selected to the MAAC All-Rookie Team after earning five Rookie of the Week awards... Had the fourth highest single season steals total in school history with 75... Iona's third-leading scorer with 10.8 ppg and was second on the team with 6.3 rebounds per game... Appeared in 29 games, making 27 starts and had 17 double digit scoring efforts with four double-doubles... Opened with 13 points, ten rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and three steals against Hofstra on 11/14... Had 20 points with seven boards and four steals at West Virginia on 11/16... Posted her second double-double with 12 points and ten rebounds at SFNY on 11/26... Added 13 points and ten rebounds vs. Western Michigan on 11/30... Amassed 16 pts, six boards, and two steals at Fairfield on 12/7... Totaled 17 points at Marist on 1/6... Had a double-double performance vs. Rider on 1/18 with 11 pts and 12 rebounds... Recorded a season-high 24 points against Loyola on 1/23... Added 17 points against Niagara on 1/25 and at Manhattan on 2/9... Posted 12 points, five rebounds, and two steals against the Red Foxes in the MAAC Championship semifinal.

 

BEFORE IONA:
Four-year player at Francis Lewis High School for legendary New York City high school coach Mike Eisenberg... Averaged 12 points and seven rebounds as a senior... Helped lead her team to the City Championship final game... Played AAU basketball for the Kevin White led New York City Heat.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS:
2008-09 | 2009-102010-11 | 2011-12

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year GP-GS Min FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg A TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2008-09 29-27 906 114 .379 39 .364 46 .535 184 6.3 26 81 24 75 313/10.8
2009-10 32-29 851 115 .372 40 .400 34 .708 179 5.6 65 82 16 52 304/9.5
2010-11  31-29 1002 140 .357   42 .264 51 .729 191  6.2 45   70  25   56 373/12.0
TOTAL 92-85 2759 369 .368 121 .331 131 .642 554 6.0 136 233 65 183 990/10.8

Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fresh Meadows, NY
High School: Notre Dame Prep
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