5 Katie Cunningham
5 Katie Cunningham
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Aurora, Colo.
High School: Grandview HS
Previous College: Iowa Western C.C.
Position: G

2016-17 (Jr.): Earned RMAC Defensive Player of the Year honors… Named First Team All-RMAC… Selected RMAC Defensive Player of the Week  three times (Dec. 12,  Jan. 30, Feb. 20)…  Claimed a spot on both the All-RMAC Tournament and South Central Region Tournament Team…Led the RMAC in rebounding with a conference-best 9.2 boards per game… Collected 295 rebounds, fifth highest single-season total in school history… Ranked fourth in the conference with 3.9 assists per game... Dealt out 126 assists, seventh best single-season total in school history… Averaged 1.7 steals per game, second most in the RMAC…Posted four double doubles (Nov. 18, Jan. 27, Feb. 4, March 3)… Had a season-high 14 rebounds in back-to-back games against Colorado Mines (Jan. 21), and Chadron State (Jan. 27)… Scored a season-high 16 points in the RMAC Tournament Semifinals… Netted 6.8 points per game… Named to the Al Kaly Shrine Classic and Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament teams.

Iowa Western C.C.: Averaged 6.3 points per game as a freshman under Head Coach Jim Turgeon… Chipped in 8.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game to Turgeon’s Reivers squad that went 31-4 and won the Region IX Championship…Recorded 5.2 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore…Named Second Team All-Region in both of her seasons at Iowa Western with 2.2 steals per game… Named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference's Second Team Academic All-Region twice… Led NJCCA in assist to turnover ratio.

Grandview High School: Earned First Team All-Centennial League honors three times…Named to the Colorado 5A All-State team as both a junior and a senior…Led the Wolves to four consecutive Centennial League Championships…Holds Grandview records in games played, steals, and assists… Graduated as the school’s winningest player in history.

Personal: Daughter of George and Jean Cunningham…Sister of Jimmy and Brooke Cunningham… Jimmy played one season of football at CSU-Pueblo… Enjoys Disney movies…Intends to major in exercise science with a minor in coaching.