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Bess Greenberg

Bess Greenberg
Class: Graduated in 2001
Number: 20
Position: Guard
Height: 5-8
Hometown: Vestal, N.Y.
High School: Vestal

Career Highlights

  • Inducted into the Binghamton Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008
  • The program’s all-time leading scorer with 2,024 career points
  • A two-time NCAA Division II All-American, earning honorable mention status as a sophomore and first-team honors as a junior
  • A three-time Academic All-American
  • A two-time NECC Player of the Year
  • A three-time All-ECAC selection, earning Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman and Co-Player of the Year honors as a junior
  • The Binghamton University Female Athlete of the Year in 1999 and 2000
  • Reached 20 points in scoring a program-best 50 times, including a program-best eight games with at least 30 points

Senior Season (2000-01)

  • Ranked second on the team with 18.6 points per game
  • The MVP of the ECAC Division II title game
  • Named a COSIDA Academic All-American
  • Reached double figures in scoring 25 times, including 13 games with at least 20 points and a pair of games with at least 30 points
  • Led the team in scoring 13 times
  • Scored a season-high 35 points at Mercyhurst on Feb.5
  • Poured in 30 points at Yale on Jan. 2
  • Scored her 2,000th career point against Dowling in the ECAC semifinals on March 10
  • Finished with a game-high 29 points and dished out eight assists against Minnesota on Nov. 18
  • Netted 28 points against Millersville on Nov. 29
  • Had 28 points and 11 assists against Lehigh on Feb. 17
  • The university’s Female John Bilos Award winner, for her outstanding career accomplishments
  • An ECAC Merit Medal recipient

Junior Season (1999-00)

  • A WBCB/Kodak first-team Division II All-American and a second-team Daktronics Division II All-American
  • Named a COSIDA Academic All-American
  • The ECAC Player of the Year
  • The NECC Player of the Year
  • Named the MVP of the ECAC Division II Tournament
  • Named the NECC Player of the Week on Nov. 29, Jan. 10 and Jan. 24
  • The MVP of the Cancun Tournament
  • Averaged a program-best 21.3 points per game, which led the NECC and ranked No. 11 at the NCAA Division II level
  • Also led the team with 114 three-point field goals and 123 assists
  • Reached double figures in scoring a team-best 25 times, including 18 games with at least 20 points and three games with at least 30 points
  • Led the team in scoring 18 times
  • Poured in 33 points against Tennessee-Chattanooga on Nov. 20
  • Finished with 30 points and eight assists against New Haven on Jan 18
  • Had a season-high 35 points and dished out seven assists against Philadelphia in the ECAC title game on March 12
  • Scored at least 20 points in seven straight games from Nov. 20-Dec. 6, averaging 23.8 points per game during that span
  • The Binghamton University Female Athlete of the Year

Sophomore Season (1998-99)

  • A Daktroniks honorable mention Division II All-American
  • Named a COSIDA Academic All-American
  • The NECC Player of the Year
  • Named the MVP of the NECC Tournament
  • The NECC Player of the Week on Nov. 23 and Feb. 13
  • An ECAC North First-Team All-Star
  • Led the team and the NECC with 19.4 points per game, which ranked No. 27 on the NCAA Division II level
  • Also led the team with 115 assists and 58 three-point field goals
  • Reached double figures in scoring 27 times, including 14 games with at least 20 points and three games with at least 30 points
  • Scored a career-high 38 points in the NECC title game against Franklin Pierce on Feb. 28
  • The Binghamton University Female Athlete of the Year

Freshman Season (1997-98)

  • Led the team with 13.4 points per game and 70 steals
  • Was second with 5.0 rebounds per game and 78 assists
  • Named the ECAC Division III Rookie of the Year
  • A third-team All-ECAC selection
  • Reached double figures in scoring 20 times
  • Named the MVP of the Webber Fla. Holiday Tournament after averaging 17.0 points per game
  • Named to the all-tournament teams at the Southwestern (Texas) Invitational and the Gettysburg Tournament
  • Scored a season-high 27 points against East Stroudsburg on Dec. 2
  • Finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds against Southwestern State on Nov. 22

Before Binghamton

  • A five-year letterwinner at nearby Vestal
  • A two-time NYSSWA All-State selection, earning seventh-team status as a junior and second-team honors as a senior
  • Broke the school and conference records with 1,473 career points
  • Averaged 19.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as a senior

Personal

  • Parents are Stacy and Mickey Greenberg
  • Majored in English

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