Women's Basketball

Bethany Watterworth
Bethany Watterworth


Lake Orion, Mich.

High School:
Lake Orion



Career Stats | Career Game-by-Game

▪ Named to All-Horizon League second team
▪ Selected to Madness Horizon League All-Conference third team
▪ Played in 28 games, making 22 starts
▪ Became only the 6th player in program history to finish her career with over 1,900 points
▪ Ended her career 23rd on NCAA active career scoring list
▪ Led team with 14.5 points and a 48.5 field-goal percentage
▪ Scored a game-high 26 points at Valparaiso (2/22)
▪ Recorded season-best 28 points with career-high 12 free throws against Green Bay (1/30)
▪ Recorded second double-double of the season with a career-high 13 rebounds and 23 points at Milwaukee (3/8)
▪ Scored 22 points with nine free throws against Milwaukee (2/6)
▪ Finished Senior Night with 1st double-double of the season scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds versus Cleveland State (2/27)
▪ Recorded season-high seven assists with 15 points against Detroit (2/13)
▪ Tallied 11th consecutive game with 15 or more points with 18 against Youngstown State (2/8)
▪ Tallied 21 points on 8-of-16 shooting and grabbed team-high nine rebounds at Youngstown State (1/25)
▪ Scored 21 points for 2nd 20-plus point performance of season against UIC (1/18)
▪ Recorded 16 points for her 4th straight double-figure point performance on 6-of-8 shooting versus Valparaiso (1/15)
▪ Tallied 17 points and 9 rebounds for third-straight double-figure scoring effort at Detroit (1/11)
▪ Scored season-best 24 points on 10-of-16 shooting including 3-of-4 from 3-point range (1/8)
▪ Led team with 15 points and nine rebounds against Rochester College (1/4)
▪ Played in her 100th career game at Minnesota (12/29)
▪ Tallied season-high 17 points and 7-of-13 shooting and hit 1st 3-pointer of season at Western Michigan (12/22)
▪ Made 1st start of season at Michigan State and scored 12 points on 6-of-12 shooting (12/15)
▪ Scored season-high 14 points in 16 minutes on 6-of-8 shooting against Niagara (11/27)
▪ Played 1st game in 622 days against Canisius scoring 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting with four free throws (11/16)

▪ Redshirted due to injury

▪ Earned All-Summit League first team honors
▪ Finished the season with 1,502 career points, which ranks ninth in OU history and 14th in Summit League History
▪ Led Oakland in scoring with 18.7 points per game, third most in The Summit League and 29th in the NCAA
▪ Started all 28 games for Oakland
▪ Averaged 18.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the season
▪ A preseason All-Summit League first team selection
▪ Became the 24th player in Oakland history to eclipse the 1,000-point plateau against American (11/15)
▪ Scored a career-high 32 points on a 15-for-25 shooting effort against American (11/15)
▪ Scored in double-digits in 27 of 28 games and had 13 games with 20 points or more
▪ Posted her only double-double of the season with 24 points and 10 rebounds against Providence (11/22)
▪ Shot 44.1 percent from the field, which ranked 11th in The Summit League and 114th in the NCAA
▪ Earned Summit League Player of the Week honors on Jan. 10 and Jan. 31
▪ With 549 field goals made she ranks 16th in Summit League history, despite only ranking 19th in field-goal attempts
▪ She ranks sixth in made free throws in OU history and 18th in Summit League history
▪ Equaled her career-high by knocking down five 3-pointers against IUPUI (1/7)
▪ Shot 79.2 percent from the free-throw line, which ranked 10th in the league and 120th in the NCAA
▪ Scored a team-high 15 points in the quarterfinals of The Summit League Championship vs UMKC (3/4)
▪ Selected by teammates and coachs as a team captain
▪ Academic All-Summit League as a Distinguished Scholar
▪ Commisioner's List of Honor

▪ A first team All-Summit League Selection
▪ Named to the Summit League All-Tournament team
▪ Reached double-digits in 31 games during the season including all three games of The Summit League Tournament
▪ Oakland's leading scorer at 17.8 points per game, she was second in The Summit League and 39th in the NCAA
▪ A preseason first team All-Summit League selection
▪ Became just the third player in OU history to score over 500 points in her sophomore season
▪ Has scored 978 points in her two years with the program
▪ Was twice named Summit League Player of the Week on Dec. 7 and Dec. 21
▪ Started all 32 games for Oakland during the year
▪ Scored over 20 points in 12 games during the year with a season-high 29 points in the win over Illinois (12/8)
▪ Logged her fifth double-double of the season with a career-best 12 rebounds against Southern Utah (12/2)
▪ Ranked 106th in the NCAA with a team-best 45.1 shooting percentage that was 11th best in The Summit League
▪ Was 124th in the NCAA in free-throw percentage at 79.0 percent, eighth best in The Summit League
▪ Was the team MVP of the Katherine Burgum Classic at North Dakota State
▪ Led Oakland with 114 assists during the year and her average of 3.8 per game was fifth-best in The Summit League
▪ Was second on the OU team and eighth in the league with 6.8 rebounds per game
▪ Hit a career-high five 3-pointers against Centenary (1/29)
▪ Her 38.1 percent shooting from beyond the arc was fifth best in the league and her 37 triples were a team-high
▪ Was a perfect 9-for-9 from the field and 3-of-3 at the free-throw line for 22 points against UMKC (12/4)
▪ Sank a career-high 10 field goals in four different games during the season
▪ Began the season making 17 straight free throws and hit 26 of her first 27 attempts
▪ Earned as spot on the Summit League All-Academic Team

▪ Played in all 30 games for OU, drawing the start in 29
▪ Stepped into a starting role after teammate Brittany Carnago went down with an injury in exhibition play
▪ Named to the All-Summit League second team and All-Newcomer team
▪ Averaged 13.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game
▪ Recorded five games with 20-plus points and 22 games in double-digits
▪ Scored 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in her collegiate debut against Detroit (Nov. 13)
▪ Netted a career-high 32 points in the regular season finale against IPFW (Feb. 27)
▪ Was named The Summit League Player of the Week on Dec. 15 and March 2
▪ Pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds and added a career-best six steals against Purdue (Dec. 13)
▪ Went 11-13 from the free throw line against Toledo (Nov. 18)
▪ Career-best six assists against Centenary (Feb. 8)
▪ Swatted a career-high four shots against Rochester College (Dec. 29)
▪ Added 10 rebounds in The Summit League Tournament quarterfinal against Western Illinois (March 6)
▪ Tallied three double-doubles on the year

High School:
▪ Prepped three years at Lake Orion High School for coach Steve Roberts, transferring to Lake Orion after her freshman year at Lake Orion Baptist School
▪ Named to all-State teams by the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, and the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan
▪ Selected to the Michigan All-Star game
▪ Averaged 21.5 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior, leading Lake Orion to a state runner-up finish
▪ An academic all-State selection by the BCAM, was also named Detroit Free Press Scholar-Athlete

Full Name: Bethany Joy Watterworth
Birthdate: July 20, 1991
Parents: Brad and Sue Watterworth
▪ Her father played football at Georgia Tech, participating in the famed 1975 Georgia Tech/Notre Dame football game immortalized in the movie "Rudy"
Siblings: Three brothers, Brett, Brandon, and Bradley, and three sisters, Brooke, Brittany, and Breanne

Health Sciences

Career Highs:
32 (2x), last vs. American (11/15/11)
Field Goals Made: 15 vs. American (11/15/11)
Field Goals Attempted: 33 vs. Buffalo (12/22/11)
3-Point FG Made: 5 (2x), last vs. IUPUI (1/7/12)
3-Point FG Attempted: 11 vs. Buffalo (12/22/11)
Free Throws Made: 12 vs. Green Bay (1/30/14)
Free Throws Attempted: 16 vs. Green Bay (1/30/14)
Rebounds: 13 vs. Milwaukee (3/8/14)
Offensive Rebounds: 7 vs. Milwaukee (3/8/14)
Defensive Rebounds: 10 vs. Western Illinois (3/6/10)
Assists: 9 (twice) last vs. Oral Roberts (1/31/11)
Steals: 6 vs. Purdue (12/13/09)
Blocks: 4 (2x), last vs. Illinois (12/8/10)
Minutes: 43 (2x), last vs. UMKC (12/1/11)

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