23 Brittany Hedderson
23 Brittany Hedderson
Height: 5-9
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tecumseh, Ontario
High School: St. Anne
Position: Guard

2009-10: Second on the team in scoring with a 11.9 average…led the team in scoring in three games (YOUNGSTOWN STATE, 12/13; OHIO, 1/16; Ball State, 2/10) started 12 of 24 games played, averaging 25.6 minutes per contest…increased scoring average in Mid-American Conference contests with 13.1 ppg…recorded a team-best 38 treys, shooting 33.6 from behind-the-arc…among the team leaders with an 81.0 free-throw percentage…scored a career-high 25 points in 18 minutes on the floor against Youngstown State (12/13)…went 9-of-13 overall and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line versus the Penguins…went 5-of-11 from behind-the-arc twice in a three-game span, finishing with 19 points at Kent State (1/19) and 22 against Toledo (1/27)…posted a pair of season-highs against Akron (2/13) with five rebounds and four steals…matched season-best mark of five assists three times, including in games against Toledo (1/27), at Ball State (2/10) and against Kent State (3/2).

2008-09: Played in all 32 games for the Bulls, making 11 starts...led the team with 106 assists and 43 steals...recorded a career-best 14 points against St. John’s (12/20) and again in a win over Western Michigan (1/31)...had 11 points and career highs of seven steals and six rebounds against Delaware (11/22)...had six  rebounds against Northern Illinois (2/14)...had a career-best 10 assists against Eastern Michigan (2/11), which is tied for ninth in school history for assists in a game...had nine assists against Bowling Green (2/25) and seven assists against Ohio (2/21)...went a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line against Western Michigan (1/31)...in addition to her six assists against Delaware, also had six assists against Youngstown State (11/19) and Kent State (1/14)...scored 11 points in the MAC Tournament opener against Northern Illinois (3/11)...recorded a career-high eight rebounds in the MAC semifinal against Ball State (3/14).

High School: Earned four letters and was a three-year captain for head coach Andy Kiss at St. Anne High School...helped lead her team to a 46-7 record as a senior by leading the team in points, rebounds, assists, free throws and shooting percentage...was named first-team All-Canadian and Miss Basketball Ontario during her senior year and was a two-time winner of the Royal Arcanum award, which goes to Canada’s best high school athlete...she is just the sixth player in the award’s history to win it twice... won two OFSAA medals, leading the Saints to gold at the OFSAA AAAA basketball championships...also has the school record for points in a game with 39...was also a two-year captain in volleyball where she was a first-team All-Star and a silver medalist in the javelin, while also playing shortstop and catcher in softball.

Personal: Born September 26, 1990...daughter of Brad and Tish Hedderson..has one brother, Ryan... nickname is Heddie...enjoys video games, movies and sports...was also recruited by Niagara, Rhode Island, Detroit, Windsor, Denver and Utah, but chose UB because of the great facilities, friendly coaching staff and good team atmosphere...her dream as a college athlete is to make it to the NCAA Tournament...if she could invite three people to dinner it would be Carmello Anthony, Michael Jordan and Candace Parker...would like to set the assists record at UB...if she could be on an reality show it would be MXC.