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LOGAN ON ORSINI: "Kerri-Lynn has really stepped up as a leader during pre-season. She is extremely vocal in practice and works hard to encourage her teammates and work on her own game."
2004-05: Appeared in 17 games after returning from injury and earned one start ... had a basket, two rebounds and an assist in front of her hometown crowd at Fairfield (February 26) ... tied a career-high in rebounding with seven vs. Iona (February 20) ... was 1-for-1 from three-point range vs. Siena (Jan. 28) ... had three points, an assist and a rebound vs. Niagara (Jan. 22) ... recorded four points, four rebounds and two assists vs. Rider (Jan. 20) ... dressed for the first time this season against LIU ... missed first 10 games due to knee injury.
2003-04: Appeared in 20 games, starting in the first seven of the season ... hit a new career mark in assists against American (Nov. 30) with four ... scored a career-high 16 points against Iona (Dec. 5) ... also pulled down a career-high in rebounds (seven) in that game ... in the following contest, hit a new career-high in blocks with two and steals with three against Manhattan (Dec. 7) in addition to scoring nine points and pulling down six rebounds ... also scored six points in a win over Lafayette (Dec. 30) and five points over Rider in the first round of the MAAC Tournament.
2002-03: Appeared in 14 games, earning one start ... averaged 1.3 points in 4.0 minutes of play ... scored seven points against UT-Martin (Dec. 29) ... nailed a three-pointer vs. Iona (Dec. 8) ... scored a bucket and added a rebound, block and steal in just one minute of play against Maryland (Nov. 22).
AT FAIRFIELD: Earned seven varsity letters at Fairfield (four in basketball and three in field hockey) ... averaged 23.5 points, 16 boards, 7 assists and 5.3 steals per game ... was all-FCIAC for four years ... was all-state two years, Hartford Courant Super 15 and Connecticut Post Super 15 for three years ... was team captain for two years ... was President of House Council, American Red Cross Blood Drive chairman, involved in the Keystone Club and chairman of the Special Olympics Club.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Kelley and Richard Orsini, Kerri-Lynn Orsini was born Sept. 22, 1984, in New Rochelle, N.Y. ... has two older sisters, Tiffany (26) graduated from Fairfield University and Candice (24) who graduated from Hartwick College ... father played college basketball at Sacred Heart University ... spent the summer volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House in New York and was selected to participate in "A Night with the Giants" benefit ... majoring in public relations.