Enters her fourth season at Cal as the team's only senior…pure shooter…Cal's go-to player and top three-point shooting threat…ranked among Cal's best career three-point shooters for shots attempted (323, fourth), shots made (97, fifth) and percentage (.300, 10th).ranked eighth in career FT percentage (.722) at Cal...also starts in left field for the nationally-ranked Cal softball team…athletic and academic All-Pac-10 athlete in both basketball and softball.
As a junior in 1998-99: Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and first team Academic All-Pac-10.co-captain with Jennie Leander…led Cal in scoring for the second-consecutive season with 11.9 ppg, tying for 13th in the Pac-10…placed second on the team in assists with 3.0 per game...scored a career-high 30 points in Cal's 88-76 win over Northwestern…also set Cal single-game records against Northwestern for three-pointers made (8) and attempted (15)...her 52 three-pointers made and 163 attempted for the season ranks fourth and third, respectively, all-time at Cal...posted double-figure points in 17 of 27 games, including leading Cal in scoring nine times…posted 15 points and both a career-high eight rebounds and seven assists in Cal's 80-75 upset over No. 9 Colorado State, earning her MVP of the Oakland Tribune Classic…Bowie and Sherrise Smith were the only Bears to start every game…third team District VIII academic All-American...won the Saul Becker Award for outstanding attitude, work ethic and spirit.
As a sophomore in 1997-98: Shared Cal's MVP award with Masa Radovic…led her team and ranked 16th in the Pac-10 in scoring average (11.0 ppg)…led the Bears in three-pointers made (28), ranked second in assists (2.4 apg), steals (1.1 spg) and blocked shots (9), and was third in rebounding (4.3 rpg)…only Golden Bear to start every game, with the majority of her starts coming at the small forward spot…closed out the season on a tear, averaging 18.6 ppg over the final six games, including a pair of then-career-high 24-point efforts at No. 21 Washington and at Oregon State…scored in double figures 14 times…posted a career-high eight rebounds at Pacific and Hawaii…tallied career highs in steals (4) at Arizona; and blocks (2) at USF, vs. Cal Poly and vs. George Mason; and minutes played (43) vs. George Mason and at Washington…sank a game-winning three-pointer with three seconds remaining in double overtime against George Mason…earned second team Pac-10 All-Academic team honors.
As a freshman in 1996-97: Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention despite missing the last 11 games of the season with a hand injury…tore a tendon in her right pinky finger vs. Oregon State...went on to play in three more games before undergoing surgery that required her hand and wrist to be immobilized and ended her season...team's third-leading scorer (8.8 ppg) and averaged 10.0 ppg in Pac-10 games...played in 17 games overall and made seven starts as a rookie, playing both the off-guard and small forward positions…scored in double figures six times, including a season-high 22 points at UCLA.
Cal softball: Helped lead Cal to a tie for third place at the 1999 College World Series…named 1999 second team All-Pac-10 and first team Academic All-Pac-10 after finishing second for Cal in hitting at .318.named first team District VIII academic All-America...as a redshirt freshman in 1998, started 46-of-48 games in left field and batted .290 with 20 RBI…redshirted the 1997 softball season while rehabilitating the injury to her right (throwing) hand suffered during basketball season.
High School: Earned all-league and CIF all-valley honors as a junior and senior at Clovis West High School…averaged 20 points and six rebounds per game as a senior and was named Street & Smith's top player in the West…school career record holder for points (1,348), season FG percentage (.533) and season FT percentage (.806).a two-sport standout, she was a four-time all-league selection in softball…named all-state by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior, as she batted .350 and recorded a 1.000 fielding percentage…earned softball all-valley honors as a sophomore and senior…played ASA softball for the Force traveling team for seven seasons…led her ASA team to a national championship in 1993 and a runner-up finish in 1990.
Personal: Paige Adair Bowie was born June 6, 1978, in Fresno, CA…parents are David and Lindy Bowie, both Cal alums…has a younger sister, Christina. business major.
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BOWIE'S CAREER HIGHS