22 Cara Gustafson
22 Cara Gustafson
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Gretna
Position: G

Career Stats

As A Senior (2010-11) | Game-By-Game Stats
Served as a team captain and missed only one game due to injury … started in eight contests and averaged 21.5 minutes per game ... had a .380 field goal percentage and a .411 3-point percentage to lead the team ... also was 72 percent from the charity stripe ... averaged 4.8 points per game on the season, but 5.6 in conference play ... averaged 2.6 rebounds and dished out 30 assists ... logged a career-best 37 minutes in a win over Massachusetts (Jan. 29) while going 4-4 from the line ... netted a career-high 14 points off the bench as a part of a season-high 35 St. Bonaventure bench points in a win over George Washington (Jan. 15) ... scored in double figures seven times, including 11 points in her final home game against Lehigh in the WNIT (Mar. 17) ... grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against UMass (Jan. 29) ... finished her career with 458 points, 375 rebounds, 129 assists and 102 steals.

As A Junior (2009-10) | Game-By-Game-Stats
Saw action in 30 contests before suffering a season-ending injury at the A-10 Championships against Saint Louis … started two games … averaged 2.9 points and matched her career average in rebounds at 3.1 … recorded a career-high 63.2 free throw percentage with a 70.0 mark in conference play … became a reliable shooter from deep, leading the Bonnies in 3-point percentage with a 45.5 mark on 15-33 shooting and recording a career high in that category … recorded a career-low in turnovers per game with 0.9 … averaged 2.9 points a game in conference play as well … recorded six rebounds in a game on three separate occasions, tying for the team lead in that category against Bryant (Nov. 29) … her season high of eight points came once at home against Buffalo (Jan. 9) and once on the road against Massachusetts (Feb. 2) … recorded a team season-high-tying four steals against La Salle (Jan. 20) … went 3-for-4 from the charity stripe in her final contest of the year against Saint Louis (Mar. 5).

As A Sophomore (2008-09) | Game-By-Game Stats
Opened the first 28 contests on the floor ... saw action in 34 games ... pushed through the Atlantic 10 averaging 3.8 points and 3.4 rebounds... tossed a game-tying-high five assists at Buffalo (Nov. 16) in the second game of the season ... lifted two 3-pointers against Michigan State (Dec. 7) ... posted a season-high 10 points in the win at Yale (Jan. 4), shooting 4-for-4 from the floor and draining one from behind the arc ... grabbed a season- and game-high seven boards against La Salle (Jan. 10), matching a personal best ... matched a career-best launching 4-for-6 from the charity stripe against UMass (Jan. 17) and posted a game-high three steals.

As A Freshman (2007-08) | Game-By-Game Stats
Started six of the club's final seven contests ... appeared in all 30 games as a rookie ... compiled initial season averages of 3.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... finished second on the team with 30 steals ... posted a pair of double-digit scoring efforts ... flirted with the double-figure mark in four games with a quartet of contests with at least seven tallies ... drained multiple 3-pointers in a game on three occasions ... put together an all-around effort at Kent State (Nov. 11) with first career double-figure scoring performance of 13 points to go along with four rebounds, two assists and two steals ... knocked down a season-high three triples against the Golden Flash ... converted on 4-of-4 attempts at the stripe en route to eight points at Bowling Green (Nov. 24) ... netted 10 points at Florida Atlantic (Dec. 2) thanks to a pair of trifectas ... connected on a decisive 3-pointer late in the Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 20) contest and finished with nine points ... shot 2-for-2 from 3-point land and the charity stripe en route to eight tallies in a New Year's Eve matinee at Syracuse (Dec. 31) ... hauled down six boards in Atlantic 10 debut vs. Saint Joseph's (Jan. 12) ... grabbed a season-best seven caroms against Duquesne (Jan. 30), while hitting a pair of clutch shots to help lead the Bonnies to a victory over the Dukes ... dished out four assists vs. Richmond (Feb. 6) and Duquesne (Feb. 13) ... tallied the game-winning points to clinch victory over nationally ranked George Washington (Feb. 16) on Bob Lanier Court ... added seven points, five rebounds and two steals against the Colonials.

High School
Four-year varsity starter who helped navigate Gretna High School to four-straight district championships, a state semifinal appearance and a state championship in 2005 ... compiled career numbers of 10.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 4.6 assists per game ... as a senior, was voted the Class B Player of the Year by the Metro Basketball Coaches Association after filling the stat sheet with 11.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.2 steals and 4.8 assists per contest ... three-year All-Conference selection ... following her final campaign at Gretna, was picked to the Class B All-State first team, the Lincoln Journal Star's All-Class All-State second team and the Omaha World Herald's All-Class All-State third team ... her 45 percent clip from behind the arc ranked second in Class B in 2006 ... voted team MVP in final two seasons ... helped steer the Dragons to a 43-game winning streak beginning in 2005 that extended into the 2006 season ... named the Gatorade Rookie of the Year following freshman campaign.

Personal
Born on Jan. 31, 1989 ... daughter of Michelle and Bryan Gustafson .... has a younger brother, Jared (19) ... recorded a 4.0 GPA en route to being named Gretna High School's senior class valedictorian ... member of the National Honor Society ... participated in softball and track throughout high school career ... active member in community's youth basketball league ... played four years for the Cornhusker Shooting Stars AAU team ... hopes to pursue a career as a school counselor and high school basketball coach ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection ... psychology major.