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Camille Zimmerman
Player Profile:
Camille Zimmerman 1865100
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tempe, Ariz.
High School: Tempe Preparatory Academy
Major: Economics

2016-17: All-Met Div. I Women’s College Basketball Player of the Year … First Team All-Met … Unanimous First Team All-Ivy League … Named the William V. Campbell Female Performer of the Year at Columbia’s 96th Annual Varsity C Celebration … An Academic All-Ivy League selection ... Broke Columbia’s single-season records in points (608), points per game (22.5), and field goals attempted (539) … Ranked among the top 50 nationally in eight statistical categories, including No. 10 in points per game (22.5), No. 11 in minutes per game (37.41), No. 18 in field goal attempts (539), No. 22 in defensive rebounds per game (7.0), No. 23 in field goals made (234), No. 34 in double-doubles (13), No. 37 in rebounds per game (9.6) and No. 38 in total points (608) … The only player in Div. I women’s basketball to lead her team in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals (both total and per game) … Led all Ivy League players through the regular season in total points (608), points per game (22.5), total rebounds (260), rebounds per game (9.6), double-doubles (13), field goals made (234), field goal attempts (539), free throws made (111), free throw percentage (81.0 pct., according to NCAA minimum of 2.5 makes per game), and minutes per game (37.41) … No. 6 in Ivy League women’s basketball single-season history in total points (608), No. 5 in field goals made (234) and No. 8 in points per game (22.5) … In Ivy League play, led all players in points per game (24.4), total points (342), field goals made (126), free throws made (74), defensive rebounds (104) and minutes per game (39.2) … No. 4 in Ivy League women’s basketball single-season history for points in an Ivy League season (342), No. 4 in points per game (24.4), No. 6 in field goals made (126) …  U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Women’s National Player of the Week (Jan. 23-29) … Featured in NCAA.com’s Starting Five Players of the Week (Jan. 23-29) … Five-time Ivy League Player of the Week … Named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll 10 additional times …Two-time Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) Div. I Women’s Player of the Week … Columbia Female Student-Athlete of the Month (November, December, January, February) … Started all 27 games … Scored in double figures in all 27 games, including 21 20-point games and two 30-point games … Began the season with three consecutive double-doubles against UMBC (Nov. 11), Richmond (Nov. 13), and Saint Francis University (Nov. 19) … Hit a shot from beyond half court to end the first quarter, scoring 20 points in a win over UMass Lowell (Dec. 2) … Became the 11th member to join Columbia’s 1,000-point club in a 20-point effort against LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 12) … Pulled down her 500th career rebound as a part of a 20-point, 17-rebound game in a win at NJIT (Jan. 4) … Hit career-highs with 37 points, 19 rebounds, 37 field goal attempts, 10 3-point attempts, 12 free throws made, 15 free throws attempted, four steals and 58 minutes played in a 91-88 quadruple-overtime victory at Dartmouth (Jan. 27) … Broke the Ivy League record for shots attempted in a game (37) and surpassed the Columbia record by 10 attempts … Scored 28 points and hit 12 of 24 shot attempts to tie her career-high to in field goals made against league champion Penn (Feb. 10) … Tallied a career-high seven assists to go with 20 points and 10 rebounds, leading Columbia to complete the season sweep of Dartmouth (Feb. 18) …Broke Judie Lomax’s Division I single-season scoring record (521) with her 522nd point at Princeton (Feb. 24) … Scored 31 points with the help of a flawless 10-for-10 effort at the free throw line at Penn (Feb. 25), becoming the first Lion to go 10 for 10 or better in a game since Sue Altman on Dec. 9, 2002 … Broke Ellen Bossert’s all-time single-season scoring record at Columbia (598) with her 599th point in the regular season finale against Yale (March 4).

2015-16: Second Team All-Met and Second Team All-Ivy League … Chosen as the Ivy League Player of the Week on Nov. 23 and the Co-Player of the Week on Dec. 21 … Earned six Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll selections …. Academic All-Ivy League … Earned back-to-back Columbia Student-Athlete of the Month honors in November and December … Led the team with 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds per game while shooting 46.8 percent from the floor and 37.8 percent from beyond the arc … Posted up 417 points in 29 games, putting her top-10 on Columbia’s single-season scoring list, while tying for sixth with 155 field-goals made and fifth on the list in 3-point percentage at 37.8 percent … Finished with six double-doubles, six 20-point games, 19 games in double figures and six games with at least 10 rebounds … Had her best game of the season with a 31-point, 12-rebound performance after shooting 45.0 percent (9-20) from the field and 83.3 percent (5-6) from deep against Vermont (Nov. 17) … Set a career-high with 19 rebounds while adding 17 points, four assists and four blocks against Loyola Maryland on (Nov. 28) … Notched a season-best 11 field goals made after shooting 11-of-15 from the field for 27 points and nine rebounds against LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 14) … Earned a career-high 12 made free throws on 13 atempts while picking up 20 of her 22 points in the second half to lead the Lions to their first Ivy League win of the season over Yale (Feb. 5)… Posted career-best six assists in the home finale while picking up her sixth double-double of the year against Penn (Feb. 28).

2014-15: Set the program record with six Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors ... Saw action in 28 games, starting 27 ... Second on the team and seventh in the Ivy League with 13.7 ppg ... Third on the team with 6.2 rpg ... Wrote her name in Columbia's single-season record book in field goals attempted (379; fourth), free throws made (100; seventh), free throw percentage (.826; fourth) and minutes played (919; 10th) ... Contributed 10 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in her collegiate debut at San Francisco (Nov. 14) … Recorded 23 points (8-16), six rebounds, five assists, two blocks and one steal at San Jose State (Nov. 16) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Nov. 17). Posted a double-double (19 points, 11 rebounds) and added three steals and one assist in the home opener versus Lafayette (Nov. 19) … Tallied 24 points, nine rebounds and two assists at Stony Brook (Nov. 21) … Became the first Lion to earn back-to-back Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors since Lauren Dwyer '11CC did so in 2007-08 with the Nov. 24 honor ... Registered six rebounds, four points, one assist and one steal in the overtime win against Rhode Island (Nov. 24) … Had 14 points, seven boards, four assists, one block and one steal versus Bradley (Nov. 26) … Posted 17 points, four boards, and two assists against Kennesaw State (Nov. 29) … Notched 12 points, four boards, two assists, one block and one steal versus UMass Lowell (Dec. 1) ... Registered 17 points, 10 rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal against UMBC (Dec. 5) … Tallied 12 rebounds, 10 points, four blocks, two handouts and two steals versus LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 7) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 8) ... Contributed 17 points, six rebounds, two blocks, two steals and one assist against Portland State (Dec. 21) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 22) … Had 14 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block to her credit at Wagner (Dec. 30) ... Recorded 20 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals versus FDU (Jan. 7) ... Picked up her fifth Ivy League Rookie of the Week Honor, setting a new program record (Jan. 12) ... Posted 16 points, six rebounds, one block and one steal at NJIT (Jan. 12) ... Notched 10 points, four boards, one block and one steal at Cornell (Jan. 17) ... Had six rebounds, five points and two steals to her credit versus Cornell (Jan. 24) ...Contributed eight points, three rebounds, one assist and one block at Yale (Jan. 30) … Tallied 19 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals at Brown (Jan. 31) ... Posted 15 points, one rebound, one handout, one board and one steal at No. 18/20 Princeton (Feb. 6) … Provided 12 points, eight rebounds, and four assists at Penn (Feb. 7) ... Recorded eight rebounds, five points, two assists, one block and one steal versus Harvard (Feb. 13) … Notched six points and three boards against Dartmouth (Feb. 14) ... Contributed 18 points, four rebounds, three assists, and one block versus Brown (Feb. 20) … Had 10 points, seven boards, two blocks and one steal against Yale (Feb. 22) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Feb. 23)... Tallied 13 points and five boards at Dartmouth (Feb. 27) … Had 25 points, eight rebounds and one steal at Harvard (Feb. 28) ... Recorded eight pints, seven rebounds, four blocks and one assist versus Penn (March 6) … Posted 12 points, five rebounds and two steals against Princeton (March 7).   

Before Columbia: Four-year letterwinner, two-time captain at the Tempe Preparatory Academy ... Led Tempe Preparatory Academy to the Division IV state championship in 2012 and a runner-up finish in 2013 ...  Two-time Arizona Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year … Division IV and Section IV Player of the Year as a senior … Ranked as the third best prospect by Arizona Preps … Finished high school career with 2,054 points, 1,047 rebounds, 425 steals, 301 assists and 150 blocks … Set the Arizona state single game record with 46 points in February 2014 … Two-time Arizona Republic first team all-state selection … Arizona Republic Small Schools Player of the Year as a senior … Also lettered in track and field ... Played for Team Miller on the AAU circuit ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Honors & Awards:
- 2016-17 All-Met Div. I Women’s College Basketball Player of the Year
- 2016-17 William V. Campbell Female Performer of the Year (Varsity C)
- 2016-17 First Team All-Ivy League (unanimous)
- 2016-17 First Team All-Met
- 2016-17 Academic All-Ivy League
- U.S. Basketball Writers Association Ann Myers Drysdale Women’s National Player of the Week
  (Jan. 23-29, 2017)
- 2015-16 Second Team All-Ivy League
- 2015-16 Second Team All-Met
- 2015-16 Academic All-Ivy League
- Two-time Met Basketball Writers Association Women’s Div. I Player of the Week
  (Jan. 31, 2017; Feb. 21, 2017)
- Seven-time Ivy League Player of the Week
  (Nov. 23, 2015; Dec. 21, 2015; Nov. 14, 2016; Nov. 21, 2016; Dec. 12, 2016; Dec. 19, 2016; Jan. 30, 2017)
- Six-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week
  (Nov. 17, 2014; Nov. 24, 2014; Dec. 8, 2014; Dec. 22, 2014; Jan. 12, 2015; Feb. 23, 2015)

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