University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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#23 Allison Krischer

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Class: Sophomore

Pos: Guard    

Ht: 5'7" 

Hometown: Johnstown, Pa.

High School: Richland H.S.


As a Pitt Johnstown Lady Cat

Allison made an immediate impact as a true freshman…she played in all 28 games and made two starts…Allison averaged 3.0 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists…she also made 13 three-point field goals and 30 steals…Allison’s statistics began to rise as the season went on and she made the adjustment to college basketball…she poured in a career-high 13 points against North Greenville (SC) College on 02/27/04 and pulled down six rebounds against Columbia Union (MD) College on 01/24/04…Allison also scored 10 points against Columbia Union on 02/22/04 and grabbed five rebounds on three other occasions… Allison is an extremely talented player who Coach Gault feels could develop into one of the best guards in Pitt Johnstown history…after learning the college game behind two experienced guards last season, Allison is in line to take over a starting spot this season…Allison is an automatic leader who brings great presence to the floor...she is very exciting to watch…Allison can play the point or shooting guard positions…she worked hard on her shooting in the off-season…Allison is stronger and is in better physical condition…she is a coach’s player who has great enthusiasm for the game…daughter of Michael and Nancy Krischer.

At Richland High School

Allison totaled 1,803 career points, 593 rebounds, 472 assists, 139 three-point field goals and 416 steals in her high school career…named 2003 First Team Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State and member of the Eat’n Park Pennsylvania Hoops Roundball Classic All Star team…team captain who led team to 2003 District VI Championship and Laurel Highland Conference titles from 2000-2002…named Laurel Highlands Basketball All Conference and was selected to play in 2003 Big John Riley Classic…2003 Tribune-Democrat Scholar-Athlete of the Year…Richland High School Female Athlete of the Year recipient in 2003…two-time Charter Communications “Player of the Week”…CDM Sports Most Valuable Player and All-Tournament Team in 2002…2001 MVP and three-time All-Tournament Team at Windber Area Athletics Booster Association…Blairsville Kiwanis All-Tournament Team…accumulated a total of 11 varsity letters in basketball, softball, volleyball and soccer…captain of 2002 Lady Rams District VI soccer championship team…two-time Laurel Highlands Softball All-Conference Team…coached by Linda Renzi at Richland High School. Coach Renzi was recently named head coach of the Pitt Johnstown women’s volleyball team.

Last Reviewed: December 28, 2004