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Nicole Bauman
Nicole  Bauman


New Berlin, Wis.

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Nicole Bauman Photo Gallery | 2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats | 2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats | 2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats

Of Note: Ranks first in career 3-point percentage at .416 (160-of-385) ... ranks eighth in career triples made at 160 ... UW Big Ten-season record holder for 3-pointers made (61) and percentage (.508) ,,, set UW single season record for 3-point percentage (.488) as a junior ... ranks second on UW single season record for triples made (81)

2015 Honorable Mention All-Big Ten ... 2015 Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week, Dec. 10, 2012

2014-15: Played and started 27 games, averaging a team-high 34.5 minutes per game ... missed two games with an ankle injury ... led the team and ranked 11th in the Big Ten with 15.3 points per game ... most improved scorer in the Big Ten, upping her average by 9.2 points per game from last season ... scored in double figures in 23 games ... led the team in scoring in 13 games ... had a career-high 31 points against Ohio State (Jan. 29) ... hit 11-of-19 from the field against the Buckeyes, including 8-of-11 from 3-point range ... triples made set a school and Kohl Center single game record ... set the UW Big Ten-season record for 3-pointers made at 61 and percentage at .508 ... set UW single season record for 3-point percentage (.488) ... ranked first in the Big Ten and second nationally in triple percentage ... ranks second on UW single season record for triples made (81) ... ranked third in the Big Ten and ninth nationally in 3-pointers made ... added 4.0 rebounds per game ... had a season-high nine rebounds against Maryland (Feb. 19) ... led the team and ranked 14th in the Big Ten with 3.8 assists per game (103 total) ... had a career-high nine assists vs. Illinois State (Nov. 16) ... ranked third on the team with 28 steals (1.0/game) ... ranked third on the team in free throws made (34), hitting 74.5 percent from the line

2013-14: Played in 28 games, starting 13, averaging 24.2 minutes per game ... ranked sixth on the team with 6.1 points per game ... scored in double figures in six games ... tallied a season high 17 points at Penn State (Feb. 16), hitting 6-of-10 from the field, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range ... hit a 35-foot 3-pointer with one second remaining to send the Green Bay (Dec. 30) game into overtime ... led the Badgers with a .388 3-point field goal percentage, which ranked seventh in the Big Ten ... averaged 1.7 3-pointers per game in Big Ten play, which ranked 14th in the conference ... added 2.2 rebounds per game ... had a season-high six boards vs. Minnesota (March 6) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament ... led the team with 2.36 assists per game ... dished off a season-best seven dimes at Illinois (Jan. 3) ... also played a season-high 38 minutes vs. the Illini ... tied her career best by going 4-of-4 from the free throw line vs. Mercer (Nov. 29)

2012-13: Played in 29 games, starting 24, and averaged 26.7 minutes a game ... missed the Big Ten Tournament due to illness ... earned first career start at Virginia Tech (Nov. 28) ... averaged 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures in nine games ... scored a season-high 16 points vs. Marquette (Dec. 5) ... added a career-high five steals against the Golden Eagles ... named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week after her performance against Marquette ... recorded 12 points and seven rebounds at Northwestern (Feb. 23) ... scored 14 points against Illinois (Feb. 18) and against Purdue (Feb. 14) ... scored 15 points on a season-high 4-of-4 free throws against Iowa (Jan. 10) ... scored 15 points against Eastern Illinois (Dec. 15) ... scored 11 points against Alabama (Dec. 1), shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor and 3-of-3 from 3-point range ... scored 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting vs. Milwaukee (Nov. 11) ... played a season-high 37 minutes in three games ... had a career-high 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 7) ... averaged 1.2 assists per game ... had a season-high three assists in five games ... added 0.9 steals per game ... had a career-high three blocks vs. Florida Atlantic (Dec. 10) ... averaged 0.5 blocks per game

High School: 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin ... 2012 Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Miss Basketball ... two-time unanimous selection to the WBCA Division 2 All-State team ... 2011 and 2012 Woodland Conference Player of the Year for Coach Gary Schmidt at New Berlin Eisenhower High School ... three-time first-team all-conference ... two-time first-team all-area honors by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, all-county honors by the Waukesha Freeman and all-suburban honors by Community Newspapers ... averaged 17 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 3.1 steals per game as a senior ... also shot 44 percent from 3-point range and 80 percent from the free throw line ... as a junior, averaged 15.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 2.9 steals per game, leading Eisenhower to a 23-3 record

Personal: Parents are Chris and Kathy Bauman ... has one sister Emily (22) ... born Jan. 28 ... major is business


Career Highs

Points: 31 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goals: 11 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goal Att: 19 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
Field Goal %: .800 (4-5) vs. Purdue, 2-14-13
3-pt FG: 8 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
3-pt FG Att: 13 vs. Ohio State, 1-29-15
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (3-3) vs. Alabama, 12-1-12
Free Throws: 7 vs. Michigan, 12-28-14
Free Throw Att: 8 vs. Michigan, 12-28-14
Free Throw %: 1.000 (4-4); (4x; MR at Miami, 12-4-14)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Ohio State, 2-7-13
Assists: 9 vs. Illinois State, 11-16-14
Steals: 5 vs. Marquette, 12-5-12
Blocks: 3 vs. Florida Atlantic, 12-10-12
Minutes: 45 vs. Northwestern, 2-23-15

Why Wisconsin?

"I chose Wisconsin because grew up as a Badger fan and I love the campus."

Off the Court with Nicole Bauman

Favorites - Spot on campus: terrace; Cartoon Character: Daffy Duck; Movie: Mean girls; TV Show: Scandal; Book: The Giver; Car: Range Rover; Athlete: David Beckham; Basketball Player: Kobe Bryant; Sports team: Packers
First started basketball: First grade
Most memorable basketball game: Winning state my sophomore year of high school
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: The team and coaches and how much of a family we all are
Best UW road trip: Nashville
One word that describes the team: hilarious
One word that describes me: interesting
My teammates say I am: fun
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: lay out at the terrace
Most memorable basketball achievement: Miss Basketball award in high school
What is your earliest basketball memory? Playing at Waukesha South in a youth league
Favorite place to play (besides the Kohl Center): Penn State
If I could change one basketball rule, it would be: Lowering the rim one foot
This summer, I: was on campus taking a sustainability class and working out with the team.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It was Brett Favre's number
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? I would be attending college somewhere for just school.
Individual goal for the season: To work my hardest and contribute to the team in every way I can
If I was Coach Kelsey for the day, I would: Call off practice and go play kickball
The best thing about Madison is: The campus is beautiful and the people are great\Fantasy job/career: Astronaut
Person most admired/role model: My sister
My most prized possession is: My cell phone
I can't live without: candy
My secret addiction is: Rice cakes
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I do not have my ears pierced
The best sporting event I ever attended was? The Wisconsin vs LSU football game in Texas
You won't catch me eating: Mushrooms
Nobody knows how much I love to: play football
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: TV
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Italy
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Fiji
A non-athletic talent I have is: Singing... not
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: singing
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: Albert Einstein, Michael Jackson, George Washington
If you could trade places for a day with a person, who would it be and why? Miley Cyrus because I want to know what she lives like
Who would star as you in the story of your life? Jennifer Lawrence
If I had a million dollars: I would buy a plane
My bucket list includes: going abroad
Post-college plans: possibly graduate school
Career goal: to make a lot of money
Most famous person I've ever met: Guy who invented Lunchables
My dream date would be: Zac Efron
What are you most thankful for? My family and friends
What are you passionate about? Look at things from the other person's perspective
My favorite quote or motto is: Just do it
The best advice I have ever gotten is: Sometimes the right thing is not what you want to do
My worst habit is: biting my nails

What does it mean to be a Badger?

"It means loving your school and working hard to be the best you can for your teammates and this university"

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