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Stephanie Karcz
Stephanie  Karcz


Red Bank, N.J.

High School:
Middletown South



2017-18 (Sophomore)
 Named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year to become Loyola's first conference defensive player of the year since Katie Sheahin was a two-time MAAC Defensive Player of the Year during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons
 Earned All-Patriot League First Team and a second-straight All-Defensive Team accolade making her one of the first Greyhounds to earn major year-end awards from the League office since Loyola joined the Patriot League for the 2013-14 season
 Became second player in program history to record 100 steals in a single season, finishing the year ranked second in school history with 112
 Set school record for steals per game average, grabbing 3.7 per contest to pass Katie Sheahin's 3.5 steals per game during the 2010-11 season
 One of two players in the Patriot League to average a double-double on the season, while she's the lone player to do so in League games
 Recorded the women's basketball program's first-ever (and the school's second ever) triple double against Colgate on Sunday, Jan. 21, finishing with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists
 Her 10 assists vs. Colgate were one shy of tying the program's all-time single-game record
 Grabbed 10 steals vs. Boston University to become the second player in program history with double-digit steals (Kaitlin Grant holds school record of 12 vs. MSM in 2009)
 Played in 30 games this season and started in all of them
 Turned in a team-best nine double-doubles for the season
 Contributed double digits in points on 21 occasions and reached 20-or-more seven times, including pouring in a career-high of 27 points against Marquette
 Reached double-figure in rebounds 13 times, including grabbing a school-record 21 vs. American (Jan. 11, 2018)
 Also had 19 rebounds vs. Holy Cross (Jan. 8, 2018) to become the first player to grab that many since Patty Stoffey earned 19 vs. Niagara in 1991
 Broke three of Loyola's rebounding records this year - single-game (21 vs. American), single season (317) and single-season defensive rebounds (235)
 Ranked seventh in the League in scoring with 14.2 points per game
 Ranked first in the League and fourth in the NCAA, with 3.7 steals per contest
 Ranked first in the League in rebounds per game, averaging 10.6
 Ranked second in League in assists, averaging 4.1
 Played seven full games and finished the season ranked third in the League in minutes played, averaging 34.3
 Won one Patriot League Player of the Week Award on January 22, 2018

2016-17 (Freshman)
• Lone rookie named to the five-member Patriot League All-Defensive Team
• Also garnered a spot on the Patriot League All-Rookie Team
• Earned four The Rock Patriot League Rookie of the Week accolades (12/19/16, 1/9/17, 1/23/17, 2/6/17)
• Played in all 31 games, starting 24
• Played 9.2 minutes per contest and averaged 3.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.3 assists and 1.3 steals off the bench through the first six games.
• Stepped into the starting lineup in the seventh game of the season, against Mount St. Mary’s, and started 24 of the 25 games since then, averaging 11.4 points per game in those 25 contests
• Fourth on the team in minutes played and third in points per game (9.9)
• Led the team in rebounding, with 6.4 per game, and ranked second in the Patriot League in steals (76)
• Reached double figures in scoring 16 times, including a stretch of six-straight games midway through the season
• Broke the 20-point plateau twice in three games, turning in 20 vs. Lafayette and then a personal-best 23 at Army West Point
• Hit 11 field goals vs. the Black Knights
• Pulled down double-digit rebounds in six games to record five double-doubles throughout the season (at UMBC, Lehigh, Bucknell, at Lehigh, Lehigh)
• Played 39 minutes in Loyola’s win over Lehigh on January 5, 2017
• Contributed six assists the Patriot League Tournament game vs. Lehigh
• Earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Loyola:
Played at Middletown (New Jersey) High School South where she averaged 19.2 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists as a senior in 2015-2016… Was named to the Asbury Park Press All-Shore First Team and was the newspaper’s Miss Hoop Zone Player of the Year as a senior… Was also the Shore Conference Player of the Year… Earned All-State First Team honors from, was the Division Coaches Player of the Year, and Hoop Group All-Shore First Team… Helped Middletown South win the Central Jersey Group Three title her final three years of high school… The team went on to win the New Jersey State Group Three championship, as well… Played AAU basketball for the Central Jersey Hawks.

Personal: Received the Eagle Spirit Award, the Siegfried Scholarship and a scholarship from the U.S. Navy… Was a member of Middletown South’s High Honor Roll all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society.





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