5 Katherine Ups
5 Katherine Ups
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wollongong, NSW, Australia
High School: Smith's Hill
Position: Guard
Major: Biomedical Sciences
gp 2
pts/g 4.5
fg % 37.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 60.0
reb/g 5.5
a/g 2.5

2016-17: Appeared in all 32 games while earning the start in 22 as a junior... has started the last nine games for the Bulls and has turned into one of the most important players on the team... currently averaging 18.3 minutes, 3.4 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists... has grabbed 43 offensive rebounds and gathered a career-high 24 steals... had her best game of the season in the season opening win against UMass (11/11) as she notched her second career double-double with a career-best 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals across just 23 minutes... netted 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in a season-high 35 minutes against Fordham (12/29)... ripped down a season-best 11 rebounds, five offensive, in the road win at Western Michigan (1/28)... grabbed 10 rebounds including a season-high six offensive in the Bulls MAC first round win over Bowling Green (3/6)... had a strong game in the Bulls MAC quarterfinal victory over Ball State (3/8) as she netted six points, six rebounds and six assists... has dished out a career-high 55 assists, ranking second on the team.

2015-16: Made huge strides as a sophomore as she was one of only three UB players to appear in all 34 games while earning the start in 32... she started the final 18 games of the season and led UB to a 10-5 record down the stretch to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time... ranked third on the team in minutes played (831), averaging 24.4 minutes a game... ranked fourth on the team in scoring (5.6 PPG) and third in rebounding (4.7 RPG)... recorded a career-high 40 assists on the year... had a career day in the Bulls MAC Championship victory over CMU (3/12) as she hit two crucial three-pointers in overtime to allow UB to win... started her first career game against LIU Brooklyn (11/14), finishing with eight points, four rebounds and a career-high three steals in 28 minutes... netted her first career double-double with a career-high 14 points and 12 rebounds at Central Florida (11/28)... snagged a career-high 14 rebounds, including nine offensive, in 34 minutes against Eastern Michigan (1/2)... finished off the win over ACC opponent Clemson (11/29) with a career-high 38 minutes, 13 points and eight rebounds... scored in double figures eight times on the season... grabbed double digit rebounds three times... earned Academic All-MAC accolades as well as being named to the MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete list for the first time in her career.

2014-15: Played in 18 of the Bulls' 32 games as a freshman...averaged 0.9 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.4 minutes of play per game...had season-highs of five points and five rebounds in the Bulls' 73-64 victory on Nov. 22 against Niagara...added a four-point showing in a season-high 23 minutes of play at #8/7 Duke on Nov. 25...had eight assists, highlighted by a season-high two at LIU Brooklyn...added four steals and one block on the season...tallied two rebounds at Duke, at Canisius and against Western Michigan.

High School: Attended Smith's Hill High School...played for Illawarra Hawks coaches Cheryl Lowe and Wendy Brown...participated in U17 Australian Development Camps...co-captain and co-defensive player of the year for her Illawara U18 team in New South Wales...was captain of the U19 Australian Squad Camp of 15 players...led her New South Wales team to a 2013 ABA state championship and a silver-medal finish for the 2014 season...named players player of the U20 NSW team.

Personal: Born Aug. 9, 1995...daughter of Peeter and Tracey Ups...has brothers Cheyne Lawson and Jye Lawson and an identical twin sister, Liisa, who joins her at UB...an exercise science major...enjoys outdoor activities and swimming and likes to play netball and touch football...favorite athlete is Diana Taurasi...lists making it to the grand final of the U20 Australian Nationals as her greatest athletic experience...describes herself as determined, fun and focused.

Recent Games
Nov 3 Bloomsburg W, 64-32
Nov 10 Delaware W, 87-73
Nov 13 Maryland Eastern Shore W, 76-41
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 2 -
Games started 2 -
Minutes 37 -
Minutes per game 18.5 -
FG 3-8 0-0
FG Pct 37.5 -
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 3-5 0-0
FT Pct 60.0 -
Off rebounds 5 -
Def rebounds 6 -
Total rebounds 11 -
Rebounds per game 5.5 -
Personal fouls 3 -
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 5 -
Turnovers 4 -
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 -
Steals 1 -
Blocks 0 -
Points 9 0
Points per game 4.5 -
Points per 40 min 9.7 -
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Bloomsburg W, 64-32 1 13 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
Nov 10 Delaware W, 87-73 1 25 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 13 Maryland Eastern Shore W, 76-41 1 12 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Nov 23 vs. Nebraska   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. Clemson   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Arizona State   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Canisius   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 18 at Niagara   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at St. John's   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 Western Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Northern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Miami (OH)   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Ball State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 Toledo   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Central Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Kent State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Miami (OH)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Central Michigan   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Akron   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Ohio   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Kent State   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Bloomsburg W, 64-32 1 13 2 2 4 2 0 - 4 0 2 -
Nov 10 Delaware W, 87-73 1 25 2 4 6 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 0
Nov 13 Maryland Eastern Shore W, 76-41 1 12 3 2 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 23 vs. Nebraska   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. Clemson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Arizona State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 7 Canisius   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 15 at St. Bonaventure   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 18 at Niagara   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 21 at St. John's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 30 at Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 Western Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Northern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Miami (OH)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Ball State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 Toledo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Eastern Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Central Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Toledo   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Kent State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Miami (OH)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Central Michigan   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Akron   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Kent State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 18 - 6.4 0.3-1.7 20.0 0.1-0.6 20.0 0.1-0.6 18.2 0.9
2015-16 34 32 24.4 2.1-6.0 34.8 0.6-2.1 29.6 0.8-1.7 46.6 5.6
2016-17 32 22 18.3 1.2-4.0 29.1 0.3-1.7 18.5 0.8-1.4 52.2 3.4
2017-18 2 2 18.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 4.5
Total 86 56 18.3 1.4-4.3 31.7 0.4-1.6 24.3 0.7-1.4 46.7 3.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 18 - 116 6-30 20.0 2-10 20.0 2-11 18.2 16
2015-16 34 32 831 71-204 34.8 21-71 29.6 27-58 46.6 190
2016-17 32 22 586 37-127 29.1 10-54 18.5 24-46 52.2 108
2017-18 2 2 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Total 86 56 1570 117-369 31.7 33-136 24.3 56-120 46.7 323
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 18 - 6.4 2.1-10.3 20.0 0.7-3.4 20.0 0.7-3.8 18.2 5.5
2015-16 34 32 24.4 3.4-9.8 34.8 1.0-3.4 29.6 1.3-2.8 46.6 9.1
2016-17 32 22 18.3 2.5-8.7 29.1 0.7-3.7 18.5 1.6-3.1 52.2 7.4
2017-18 2 2 18.5 3.2-8.6 37.5 0.0-1.1 0.0 3.2-5.4 60.0 9.7
Total 86 56 18.3 3.0-9.4 31.7 0.8-3.5 24.3 1.4-3.1 46.7 8.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 18 - 6.4 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.2 0.1
2015-16 34 32 24.4 2.0 2.6 4.7 2.6 0.1 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.6 0.3
2016-17 32 22 18.3 1.3 1.9 3.2 2.0 0.0 1.7 1.6 1.1 0.8 0.2
2017-18 2 2 18.5 2.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.0
Total 86 56 18.3 1.5 1.9 3.4 1.9 0.0 1.2 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 18 - 116 8 8 16 10 0 7 8 0.9 4 1
2015-16 34 32 831 69 90 159 88 2 40 51 0.8 19 9
2016-17 32 22 586 43 60 103 65 0 55 50 1.1 24 6
2017-18 2 2 37 5 6 11 3 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
Total 86 56 1570 125 164 289 166 2 107 113 0.9 48 16
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 18 - 6.4 2.8 2.8 5.5 3.4 0.0 2.4 2.8 0.9 1.4 0.3
2015-16 34 32 24.4 3.3 4.3 7.7 4.2 0.1 1.9 2.5 0.8 0.9 0.4
2016-17 32 22 18.3 2.9 4.1 7.0 4.4 0.0 3.8 3.4 1.1 1.6 0.4
2017-18 2 2 18.5 5.4 6.5 11.9 3.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.0
Total 86 56 18.3 3.2 4.2 7.4 4.2 0.1 2.7 2.9 0.9 1.2 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 2 2 18.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 4.5
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 1 13.0 2.0-4.0 50.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 5.0-6.0 83.3 9.0
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Home 2 2 18.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 4.5
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 2 2 18.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 4.5
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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November 2 2 18.5 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 2 2 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Conference - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Exhibition 1 1 13 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 5-6 83.3 9
-
Home 2 2 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Away - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Wins 2 2 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
Losses - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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November 2 2 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 3-5 60.0 9
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 2 2 18.5 3.2-8.6 37.5 0.0-1.1 0.0 3.2-5.4 60.0 9.7
Conference - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Exhibition 1 1 13.0 6.2-12.3 50.0 0.0-3.1 0.0 15.4-18.5 83.3 27.7
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Home 2 2 18.5 3.2-8.6 37.5 0.0-1.1 0.0 3.2-5.4 60.0 9.7
Away - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Wins 2 2 18.5 3.2-8.6 37.5 0.0-1.1 0.0 3.2-5.4 60.0 9.7
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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November 2 2 18.5 3.2-8.6 37.5 0.0-1.1 0.0 3.2-5.4 60.0 9.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 2 2 18.5 2.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 13.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 - 2.0 0.0 - 4.0 0.0
-
Home 2 2 18.5 2.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 2 18.5 2.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 2 2 18.5 2.5 3.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 2 2 37 5 6 11 3 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 13 2 2 4 2 - 2 0 - 4 0
-
Home 2 2 37 5 6 11 3 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 2 37 5 6 11 3 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
November 2 2 37 5 6 11 3 0 5 4 1.3 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 2 2 18.5 5.4 6.5 11.9 3.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.0
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 1 1 13.0 6.2 6.2 12.3 6.2 0.0 6.2 0.0 - 12.3 0.0
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Home 2 2 18.5 5.4 6.5 11.9 3.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.0
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 2 18.5 5.4 6.5 11.9 3.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 2 2 18.5 5.4 6.5 11.9 3.2 0.0 5.4 4.3 1.3 1.1 0.0