2014 Associated Press Player of the Year 2014 Naismith Trophy Winner 2014 USBWA Player of the Year 2014 Honda Sports Award Winner for Women's Basketball 2014 espnW Player of the Year 2014 Consensus First Team All-American 2014 American Athletic Conference Player of the Year 2014 Final Four Most Outstanding Performer 2014 American Athletic Conference Championship Most Outstanding Performer
2013 Final Four Most Outstanding Performer 2013 NCAA Tournament Bridgeport Regional MOP 2013 All-BIG EAST Tournament Team 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Freshman Team 2012-13 All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention
AT FIRST GLANCE Honored as the Final Four Most Outstanding Player after leading the Huskies to the 2013 and 2014 National Championships and joined Diana Taurasi as the only Huskies to earn Final Four MOP honors twice ... Selected as the 2013-14 National Player of the Year by the Associated Press, the Atlanta Tip-Off Club (Naismith Trophy), the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Honda Sports Award ... The North Syracuse, N.Y. native scored 777 points in 2013-14 en route to being selected as a consensus First Team All-American. The 777 points rank second in UConn single-season history and was the most tallied by a UConn sophomore ... Selected as the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Player of the Year to become the 12th Husky all-time to be honored as the conference Player of the Year ... Earned 2014 American Conference Tournament Most Outstanding honors, marking the 19th time a Husky has been so honored ... Established a new single-season school record with 147 free throws made during her sophomore year ... Only the third UConn freshman, along with Maya Moore in 2008 and Diana Taurasi in 2001, to be selected as the NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player. Also joins Diana Taurasi (2003 and 2004) and Maya Moore (2010) as the only Huskies to be selected as the NCAA Regional and Final Four Most Outstanding Player in the same season ... Scored 169 points in her first 10 games to establish a new UConn record for most points scored by a player in her first 10 games ... A member of the 2012-13 All-Freshman and 2013 All-BIG EAST Tournament teams while also garnering All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention accolades ... Her 497 points during her freshman year are the fourth-most ever scored by a UConn freshman and her 74 blocks are third all-time amongst Husky freshman ... Enters 2014-15 in 32nd place on UConn's all-time scoring list at 1,274 career points ... Finished the season ranked sixth on UConn's all-time blocked shots list with 184 career rejections.
2013-14 SEASON Started in all 40 games ... Led the team at 19.4 points and 2.8 blocks per game ... Second on the team with 8.1 rebounds per contest. Her 324 boards marked the 12th-highest single-season total in school history and her 110 rejections was the third-highest mark ... Fourth on the squad at 49.7 percent shooting and her 291 field goals made was the third-highest single-season total in UConn annals ... Established a new school record with 147 free throws made and led the team with 190 attempts from the charity stripe ... One of four Huskies to total at least 100 assists, Stewart dished-out 122 helpers against only 67 turnovers after posting 35 assists and 54 turnovers during her freshman season ... Scored a career-high 37 points during a 93-56 victory at Temple (Jan. 11). The 37 points marked the eighth-highest single-game total in school history ... Recorded double-figure scoring in all but two games, including UConn's last 31-straight, and scored at least 20 points on 21 occasions ... Averaged 21.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game during UConn's run to the 2014 American Athletic Conference Tournament Championship and was selected as the event's Most Outstanding Player ... Averaged a team-high 18.0 points per game and shot 48.8 percent from the floor during UConn's six-game march through the NCAA Tournament ... Led the team in scoring 22 times and in blocks on 17 occasions.
2012-13 SEASON: Played in 36 of UConn's 39 games, earning 14 starts ... Second on the team at 13.8 points per game and third on the squad with 6.4 rebounds per contest ... Led the team with 74 blocks and was one of four Huskies to shoot at least 50 percent from the floor ... Fourth on the team with 28 made 3-point field goals while leading the team with 87 made free throws on a team-best 112 attempts ... Recorded four double-doubles, the first coming in a 20-piont, 10-rebound performance during the Paradise Jam against Maris (Nov. 23). Stewart became the only freshman ever to be named MVP of the Paradise Jam ... Scored in double-figures 27 times and totaled at least 20 points 10 times including each of UConn's final three games of the season ... Made her collegiate debut in style, scoring 21 points on 8-11 shooting while making all five of her free throw attempts and posting four steals in the Huskies' 103-39 win over the College of Charleston (Nov. 11) ... Had one of the great NCAA Tournament performances of all-time in the Huskies' 83-65 win over No. 2/2 Notre Dame in the National Semifinal, scoring a career-high 29 points on 10-16 shooting (including 4-5 from deep) to go along with five rebounds and four blocked shots ... Jump started her season with a 21-point effort in UConn's 94-61 win against DePaul in the BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinal. The Syracuse, N.Y. native would not score less than 14 points during the postseason and averaged a team-high 19.4 points per game during the Huskies' postseason run to their eighth national title ... Stewart led the team in scoring nine times, in rebounding nine times and in blocked shots on 21 occasions.
HIGH SCHOOL Honored as the national player of the Year by Gatorade, USA Today, Parade Magazine, McDonald's (Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award), the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and the Naismith Trophy following the 2011-12 season ... Named to the 2012 USA Basketball U18 National Team ... Was the youngest member of the 2011 USA Pan American Games Team, becoming just the second high school player to compete for Team USA in the Pan Am Games. Stewart started all four games and averaged team highs of 15.3 points, 11.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per contest ... Averaged team-highs of 11.2 points and 7.3 rebounds to help Team USA to a 7-1 record and gold medal at the 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile ... Shot 46.8 percent from the field (36-77 FGs) for the US ... Named to the five-member All-FIBA U19 World Championship Team and was honored as the USA Basketball Female Player of the Year in 2011 ... Gatorade New York Girls Basketball Player of the Year in 2011 ... Played five seasons at Cicero-North Syracuse High School (N.Y.), where she has competed in 119 games and compiled 2,367 points, 1,389 rebounds, 337 assists, 325 steals and 634 blocks ... Cicero posted an 83-13 record over the past four seasons ... Averaged 26.4 points, 13.9 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game to lead Cicero North to a 22-3 record and the New York Class AA State Title and the Class AA Federation Crown ... Led her team to a 22-3 record, the New York Section 3 and New York Class AA state titles during the 2010-11 campaign ... Started all 25 games during her junior season and averaged 24.3 points, 11.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game ... As a sophomore, Stewart started in all 22 games and led the team to an 18-4; averaged 22.1 points, 13.2 rebounds and 7.2 blocks per game ... As a freshman, averaged 17.0 points, 9.3 rebounds and 7.0 blocks per game to help North Syracuse to a 21-3 record and the 2A regional final ... Also competed with the Cicero North varsity squad during her eighth-grade year of 2007-08 and averaged 9.1 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.8 blocks per contest.
USA BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE 2013 U19 World Championship (Gold Medal) 2012 U18 National Team (Gold Medal) 2011 U19 National Team (Gold Medal) 2011 Pan American Games Team (Gold Medal) 2010 U17 National Team (Gold Medal) 2009 U16 National Team (Gold Medal)
PERSONAL Born on Aug. 27, 1994 in Syracuse, N.Y. ... Parents are Heather and Brian Stewart ... Is a Scholar-Athlete and winner of Cicero North's Outstanding Character Award ... ACES.