Of Note: One of the top players in the state ... complete player who can shoot the ball from long range or take it to the basket ... listed as one of Wisconsin's Top 50 Seniors by the Wisconsin Girls Basketball Yearbook
2009-10: Played in five games ... had one rebound vs. North Dakota (Nov. 15) ... went 0-for-2, including 0-for-1 from 3-point range vs. SIU Edwardsville (Dec. 13) ... averaged 2.6 minutes per game
High school: Two-time Associated Press and Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association first-team all-state honoree ... earned second-team all-state honors as a sophomore and honorable mention all-state honors as a freshman ... two-time Wisconsin State Journal Player of the Year ... three-time Big 8 Conference Player of the Year ... led Parker High School, under Coach Tom Klawitter, in scoring all four years ... averaged 20.9 points per game as a senior, which ranked second in the state ... as a junior, averaged 19.4 points per game, which ranked first in the state ... aided Parker to a berth in the WIAA Division I state tournament her freshman year ... scored 481 points as a senior, finishing with 1,464 points in her career ... her career total ranks third on Parker's all-time list behind former Badger Jennah Burkolder Hartwig (2,033) and Mistie Bass Williams (1,906) ... led Parker to a 76-16 record in four seasons, including three Big 8 championships and a runner-up finish as a senior ... three-time team MVP ... also competed in cross country, soccer and track and field ... state qualifier and first-team all-conference in cross country as a sophomore ... earned second-team all-conference honors in cross country as a freshman, junior and senior ...two-time honorable mention all-conference in soccer ... set Parker's freshman record in the mile and qualified for sectionals in the 800 meters on the track ... played on Wisconsin Fastbreak Select AAU team, with current Badgers Lin Zastrow and Taylor Wurtz, under Coach Paul Biddick ... member of the National Honor Society and ranked in the top-five percent of her high school class academically
Personal: Parents are Harry and Connie O'Leary ... has one brother John ... father played basketball at UW-La Crosse from 1980-82 ... intends to major in kinesiology
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Field Goal Att.: 2 vs. SIU Edwardsville, 12-13-09
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3-pt FG Att.: 1 vs. SIU Edwardsville, 12-13-09
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Rebounds: 1 vs. North Dakota, 11-15-09
Minutes: 7 vs. SIU Edwardsville, 12-13-09
Why I Chose Wisconsin
"I love the family environment and competitiveness of the basketball program here,
as well as the energy of the city of Madison."
Off the court with Caitie O'Leary
First started basketball (age/grade): Age five, Kindergarten
Most memorable basketball game: State Tournament quarterfinal game my freshmen year
My favorite thing about Wisconsin women's basketball is: Being able to represent my state with a group of talented, dedicated teammates
Before each game, I: I relax and listen to music.
One word that describes the team: Determined
My teammates say I am: Shy, until they get to know me
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Outdoor activities
Most memorable basketball achievement: Earning the American Legion Award for athletics, scholastics and sportsmanship
This summer, I: I started classes two days after high school graduation, took six credits and then left for a week-long trip to Hawaii the day after summer classes ended where I went zip-lining for the first time.
Is there something significant about your jersey number? I started off my freshman year of high school with the number 22 and have stuck with it since.
The best thing about the Kohl Center is: The atmosphere and all the facilities the general public doesn't see like the weight room, locker room, and the Fetzer
Who are the funniest players on the team? Alyssa and Jamie
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Tara
Who is the sloppiest player on the team? Taylor
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? I would try-out for the women's soccer team.
The best thing about Madison is: The energy you feel on campus
Dream as a collegiate player: To improve each day and become a vital part of the team that makes it to the NCAA tournament
Fantasy job/career: Work in sports medicine, but have enough time to volunteer as a coach for youth basketball or soccer
Persons most admired: My family
My most prized possessions are: My bear and blankie
I can't live without: Pot roast and spaghetti
My secret addiction is: Ice cream
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I'm a History nerd.
The community service activity or group I most like: Habitat for Humanity
IfI could guest star on a TV show, it would be: Psych
IfI could be on a magazine cover, it would be: Sports Illustrated or Forbes
The best sporting eventI ever attended was: U.S. Women's Olympic Soccer Team exhibition game
One word that describes me: Unselfish
You won't catch me eating: Peppers
Nobody knows how much I love to... Sing
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Cell phone or microwave
If I could live any place in the world, it would be: The Rockies or Janesville, Wisc.
IfI could spend a week anywhere in the world, it would be: France, visiting the beaches of Normandy, or Greece
A non-athletic talent I have is: Playing the saxophone
If I could meet three people from throughout history, they would be: Anne Frank, Abraham Lincoln and Jesse Owens
If I had a million dollars, I would: Give some to my family, give to my church and invest the rest
IfI could have any talent: I would like to be able to play the guitar or piano.
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Have my children or travel to a foreign country
Career goal: Sports medicine or law
Most famous person I've ever met: LeRoy Butler