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Kate Townley

Kate Townley
Class: Graduated in 2004
Number: 23
Position: Guard
Height: 5-10
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
High School: Cretin-Derham Hall

Career Highlights

  • A three-time all-conference selection
  • Led the America East in assists three consecutive seasons
  • Dished out 443 career assists and averaged 4.1 assists per game
  • Recorded 200 career steals and averaged 1.9 steals per game

Senior Season (2003-04)

  • Named third-team all-conference
  • Led the America East with 4.7 assists per game
  • Was ranked No. 31 in the nation with a .829 free throw percentage
  • Ranked seventh with 1.89 steals per game
  • Named the MVP of the Binghamton/Time Warner Classic Nov. 29-30 after averaging 12.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists in two games
  • Reached double figures in scoring four times, in rebounding three and in assists once
  • Led the team in scoring twice and in rebounding 10 times
  • Recorded a pair of double-doubles
  • Tied a career high with 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists against Stony Brook on Feb. 21
  • Finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists against North Texas on Nov. 30
  • Dished out a career-high 10 assists against Boston Univ. on Jan. 11
  • Scored 14 points, grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and recorded six assists against Vermont on March 6
  • Had eleven rebounds to go along with six points, three assists, a block and a steal against Hartford on March 3
  • Received the athletic department’s Jesse Godfrey Award for outstanding career accomplishments by a female athlete

Junior Season (2002-03)

  • Named third-team all-conference
  • Led the America East Conference with a career-high 5.5 assists per game
  • Reached double-figures in scoring seven times, including a season-high 16 points at Northeastern on Feb. 22
  • Led the team in scoring four times
  • Scored 11 points, had six assists, grabbed three rebounds and made four steals against Columbia on Dec. 9
  • Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against Hartford on Feb. 5
  • Finished with 10 points, eight rebounds, six assists and a pair of steals
  • Scored 14 points, pulled down six rebounds, dished out six assists, made two steals and had a block against New Hampshire on Jan. 25
  • Netted 14 points, had seven rebounds and five assists against Maine on Feb. 16

Sophomore Season (2001-02)

  • Named third-team all-conference
  • Led the America East Conference with 4.36 assists per game
  • Ranked fourth in the conference with 2.5 steals per game
  • Was fifth in the conference with a 1.28 assist/turnover ratio
  • Was fourth on the Bearcats’ squad with 6.6 points per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring seven times
  • Had a career-high 20 points against Albany on Jan. 31
  • Scored 19 points and dished out six assists against Maine on Jan. 19
  • Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Northeastern on Jan. 24
  • Also turned in a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds to go along with a career-high six steals against Hartford on Feb. 9
  • Had a season-high nine assists to go along with seven points, nine rebounds and two steals against Albany on Feb. 6
  • Scored 10 points against New Hampshire in the America East quarterfinals on March 7.

Freshman Season (2000-01)

  • Appeared in 28 games
  • Scored a season-high eight points and tallied a season-high five assists against Stony Brook on Jan. 20
  • Netted seven points, grabbed six rebounds and recorded a career-high three steals against Mercy on Nov. 25
  • Recorded a block in four games

Before Binghamton

  • A four-year letterwinner and two-year team captain at Cretin-Derham Hall
  • One of five finalists for the prestigious Miss Basketball Award for the state of Minnesota
  • Led her squad to four straight conference titles
  • The 1999 state championship Player of the Game as Cretin-Derham Hall won the title
  • A Minnesota All-Star Game Participant in 2000
  • A member of the National Honor Society


  • Parents are Debby and Steve Townley
  • Was a pre-med major

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