Cornelia Fondren

5-8, Guard

Syracuse University

 

Senior Season (2015-16) 

2016 NCAA Championship game vs. UCONN – A season high 16 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals in 28 minutes.  Notched eight points, two boards, and one steal against Louisville (1/25) ... Had eight points, eight rebounds, and a personal-best two blocks at Notre Dame (1/21) ... Registered 10 points, seven assists, and five steals at Wake Forest (1/17) ... Tallied 11 points, eight boards, five assists, and two steals against Pittsburgh (1/14) ... Secured 12 rebounds, a personal-best, against Virginia Tech (1/10) ... Tallied the third triple-double in program history with 12 points, 10 rebounds, and a program-record 10 steals against Howard ... Recorded eight points, four rebounds, and six helpers against Drexel (12/29) ... Notched eight points, four boards, three assists, and three steals against Arizona State (12/12) ... Recorded nine points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and two steals against Coppin State (12/9) ... Pulled down 11 rebounds at Tennessee (11/20).



 

 

Game Video:

 

Syracuse vs. UConn

2016 NCAA Division 1 National Championship

16 pts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijDJwSJ_4tc

 

Syracuse vs. Louisville ACC Tournament

18 pts 13 rebounds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzwUtK-JDjk

 

Syracuse vs. Howard

Triple Double

10 pts, 10 steals, 10 rebounds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy-nKJMhWiE&feature=youtu.be  

3 Point Shoot-around

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKSme7Cpm3Q

 

Career Stats:

SEASON

GP

GS

Min

Avg

FG

FGA

PCT

FG

FGA

PCT

FT

FTA

PCT

OFF

DEF

TOT

AVG

PF

FO

AST

T/O

BLK

STL

PTS

AVG

2012-13

32

31

585

18.3

26

71

.366

4

16

.250

19

30

.633

9

47

56

1.8

55

1

84

59

1

33

75

2.3

2013-14

30

0

364

12.1

33

78

.423

0

7

.000

36

43

.837

23

34

57

1.9

33

0

40

33

4

22

102

3.4

2014-15

32

29

939

29.3

91

221

.412

3

19

.158

70

105

.667

90

90

180

5.6

78

1

89

75

10

67

255

8.0

2015-16

38

1

1009

26.6

104

240

.433

1

6

.167

70

118

.593

97

116

213

5.6

108

3

124

113

11

93

279

7.3

Total

132

61

2897

21.9

254

610

.416

8

48

.167

195

296

.659

219

287

506

3.8

274

5

337

280

26

215

711

5.4

 

Short Stats: 2015-16

Games Played:

38

Points Per game:

7.3

FG Pct:

.433

3FG Pct:

.167

FT Pct:

.593

Rebounds Per game:

5.6

Assists Per game:

3.3

Turnovers Per game:

3.0

Steals Per game:

2.4

Blocks Per game:

0.3

 

 

 

 

Feature Articles:

http://www.syracuse.com/orangewomen/index.ssf/2016/04/fearless_cornelia_fondren_keeps_coming_up_big_for_syracuse_womens_basketball.html

http://www.syracuse.com/orangewomen/index.ssf/2016/03/syracuse_womens_basketball_cornelia_fondren_i_just_was_in_attack_mode.html

http://www.syracuse.com/orangewomen/index.ssf/2015/12/cornelia_fondren_has_triple-double_as_syracuse_womens_basketball_crushes_howard.html

http://dailyorange.com/2016/03/the-shot-that-coaches-once-told-cornelia-fondren-not-to-take-is-back-in-her-game/

http://dailyorange.com/2015/11/cornelia-fondren-thrives-in-multiple-spots-for-syracuse-using-toughness-and-versatility/

http://www.syracuse.com/orangewomen/index.ssf/2016/04/post_3.html

 

Earlier Career:

 

Junior Season (2014-15)
Played in all 32 games, starting 29 contests … Ranked fifth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.0 points per game … Fifth in the ACC in steals, averaging 2.09 steals per contest … 13th in the league in offensive rebounds, averaging 2.8 offensive board per game … Scored 16 points in the season finale at South Carolina (3/22) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Tallied a personal-best 18 points against Nebraska (3/20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … Scored 16 points against Wake Forest (3/5) in the second round of the ACC Tournament … Registered 13 points in the regular season finale at Clemson (2/26) … Notched her third career double-double with a 13-point, 10-rebound effort at Pittsburgh (1/22) … Recorded her second career double-double by tallying 10 points and 11 boards against Cornell (12/28) … Had her first double-double of her career against Penn State (12/4), recording 10 points and 10 rebounds … Scored 14 points and swiped five steals against Vermont (12/1) … Dished out a personal-best eight assists against East Carolina (11/27).
 


 

Sophomore Season (2013-14)
Played in 30 contests … Averaged 3.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game … Dished out a team-high three helpers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Kentucky (3/24) … Scored six points against Clemson (3/6) in the second round of the ACC Tournament … Swiped three steals at Wake Forest (3/2) … Scored a season-high nine points against Virginia Tech (2/6) … Recorded six points at North Carolina (1/30) … Tallied eight points against Texas (11/28) … Pulled down a season-best five rebounds against Maine (11/24) … Scored eight points and dished out a season-high four assists against Maryland Eastern Shore (11/20) … Tallied seven points against Cornell (11/18).
 


 

Freshman Season (2012-13)
Played in all 32 games as true freshman, starting all but three contests … Averaged 2.3 points and 1.8 assists per game … Recorded six points and a season-high six helpers against Pittsburgh (2/16) … Pulled down a season-best six boards at Villanova (1/26) … Scored a season-high nine points against DePaul (1/15) … Registered seven points and a season-best four steals against Boise State (12/30) … Passed out five assists against Washington State (12/21) … Dished out a season-best six assists against Loyola (12/8) … Recorded six points and five helpers against Georgia Tech (11/23) … Scored seven points, her first collegiate points, at Maine (11/13).
 


High School

Played four years at Overton High School for coaches Jamie Rosser and Lynn Smith ... As a captain in her junior and senior seasons, led Overton to back-to-back Memphis City Championships, including a 30-3 senior season ... Scored 30 points in 2012 MIAA Class AAA City Championship Game vs. Central High ... Took home City All-Tournament honors all four years ... 2012 Commercial Appeal MIAA Athlete of the Year ... Averaged 13 points, five rebounds, six assists and two steals as a senior ... Was also a member of the track and field team.
 
Personal
Cornelia Denise Fondren ... Born November 1993 ... Daughter of Marilyn Partree ... Has two older brothers, Donald and Reginald ... Graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology ... Working towards a Master’s degree in instructional design, development, and evaluation.