Ryerson Basketball (W) BIO
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Cara Tiemens
Player Profile:
Cara Tiemens 1907754
Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: 5
Hometown: Newmarket, Ont.
High School: Country Day School
Club: Scarborough Blues, JUEL
Major: English

2018-19: Her fifth and final year with the Rams… Played a team-leading 609 minutes and made all 23 starts for a second consecutive season, one of only two Rams and one of 15 players league-wide to do so… Was fourth in team scoring with 189 points on the year… Set new career highs in field goal percentage (37.9 percent) and three-point percentage (37.3 percent)... Her three-point shooting ranked her fourth in the OUA… Added 74 rebounds, 48 assists, 34 steals, and five blocks… Averaged 6.5 points in 28.2 minutes per game… Scored a regular-season high of 21 points in a 79-58 win over Queen’s on January 11, 2019… Made five postseason appearances… Scored 17 points across two OUA playoff games… Averaged 6.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.3 steals at the 2019 U SPORTS Final 8 National Championship… Named 2018-19 team MVP after another consistent and reliable season… Named one of Ryerson’s Stars of the Week on January 28, 2019… Graduates with 97 career games played and ranks ninth in all-time scoring (784), fourth in three-point field goals attempted (387), fifth in three-point field goals made (114), and sixth in assists (175) and steals (154)... Selected to play in the 2019 OUA Women’s All-Star Game.


2017-18: 
Started each of Ryerson’s 23 regular season games, averaging 27 minutes per game… Finished the season with 272 points, setting a new career record… Chipped in 11.8 points per game, while shooting 28.3% from three and adding 47 steals… Ranked sixth all-time in field goals made (83) and 10th all-time in steals (120) amongst Rams… Recorded the first double-double of her career on February 2, 2018 against Toronto, totalling 10 rebounds and 12 points… Had a career-high seven assists against Laurentian on February 17, 2018… Named Ryerson’s Athlete of the Week, twice, on January 29, 2018, and February 12, 2018. 

2016-17: Averaged 25.1 minutes per game in 15 conference games, starting in 14... Averaged 8.2 points and 3.9 rebounds per game... Shot 72.2% from the free throw line... Was one point away from tying her career high point total on November 30th, 2016 against the Western Mustangs on 3-of-5 shooting from three and 6-of-12 shooting from the field.

2015-16: Played in 16 conference games, starting 15... Averaged 5.6 points, 2.4 reounds and 1.2 assists per game... Led the team with a 33.3 three-point percentage and tied for fifth with a free-throw percentage of 75... In an 88-53 win over Carleton on January 22, 2016, scored a career high 19 points while not missing a shot, going 6/6 from the floor including 4/4 from behind the arc and 3/3 from the foul line... Recorded a career high five assists in an 87-74 win at Toronto on November 28, 2015 and a season high six rebounds in a 77-54 win at Guelph on February 17, 2016... Had three games with 10 or more points... Played in all six post-season games. 

2014-15: Named to the OUA All-Rookie Team... Played in all 19 regular season and six postseason games in her rookie season... Her 428 minutes played were second most on the Rams... Finished sixth in team scoring with 102 points while her 28 assists were good for fourth on the team... Established career-highs with 10 points in a game on three occasions, 10 rebounds on February 20, and three assists five different times during the season.

Before Ryerson: Spent two years with the Scarborough Blues in the JUEL league, helping the team to an 18-8 regular season record and a fourth place finish in 2013-14... Won three gold medals and a silver in her high school career and was named the Athlete of the Year on three occasions... An honour roll student and Ontario Scholar in high school. 

OUA Regular Season Stats:

        FG 3PT FT     REB            
Season GP MIN MPG M/A % M/A % M/A % PTS PPG O D TOT RPG AST PF TO STL BLK
2014-15 19 428 22.5 34/112 30.4 16/59 27.1 18/37 48.6 102 5.4 16 48 64 3.4 28 27 33 25 2
2015-16 16 376 23.5 27/74 36.5 15/45 33.3 21/28 75.0 90 5.6 6 32 38 2.4 19 24 31 22 2
2016-17 16 401 25.1 36/137 26.3 20/87 23.0 39/54 72.2 131 8.2 16 46 62 3.9 12 28 23 26 4
2017-18 23 621 27.0 87/261 33.3 32/113 28.3 66/92 71.7 272 11.8 32 86 118 5.1 68 38 79 47 4
2018-19 23 609 26.5 58/153 37.9 31/83 37.3 42/62 67.7 189 8.2 19 55 74 3.2 48 33 47 34 5
CAREER TOTALS 97 2435 25.1 242/737 32.8 114/387 29.5 186/273 68.1 784 8.1 89 267 356 3.7 175 150 213 154 17


*as of March 14, 2019

Career Highs:

  • Points: 21 points, at Queen's, January 11, 2019
  • Rebounds: 10 rebounds, twice, vs. Queen's, February 20, 2015 & vs. Toronto, February 2, 2018
  • Assists: 7 assists, twice, vs. Laurentian, Feburary 17, 2018 & at Queen's, January 11, 2019

Playoff Stats:

        FG 3PT FT     REB            
Season GP MIN MPG M/A % M/A % M/A % PTS PPG O D TOT RPG AST PF TO STL BLK
2014-15 6 140 23.3 15/43 34.9 9/25 34.0 11/18 61.1 50 8.3 8 14 22 3.7 5 8 17 5 0
2015-16 6 157 26.2 11/37 29.7 6/21 28.6 4/6 66.7 32 5.3 4 13 17 2.8 13 12 6 7 1
2016-17 2 57 28.5 8/16 50.0 5/9 55.6 4/6 66.7 25 12.5 1 3 4 2.0 0 3 1 5 1
2017-18 2 69 34.5 6/28 21.4 0/8 0.0 6/9 66.7 18 9.0 1 6 7 3.5 5 4 12 6 1
2018-19 5 127 25.4 13/38 34.2 6/20 30.0 4/7 57.1 36 7.2 0 18 18 3.6 5 9 9 7 0
CAREER TOTALS 21 550 26.2 53/162 32.7 26/83 31.3 29/46 63.0 161 7.7 14 54 68 3.2 28 36 45 30 3


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