NMSU Women's Basketball BIO
 Kelsie Rozendaal

Rozendaal enters her first season as a graduate assistant for the NM State women's basketball team. She graduated with her bachelor's degree in individualized studies in the spring of 2013 and is pursuing her master's in curriculum and instruction.

2012-13 - Redshirt Senior

Rozendaal played for the Aggies from 2008-12 where she ended her career ranked third in the Aggie record books for field goal percentage (.536). She led the Aggies as a junior and senior in the same category and led the team in rebounding average (8.1) during her senior year. Rozendaal worked for eight double-doubles as a senior with a career-high 17 boards in the first round of the 2103 WAC Tournament against UT Arlington. She was named to the Academic All-WAC team four years straight and led the Aggies to a quarterfinals appearance in the 2013 WAC Tournament to finish with a 15-16 overall record.

2011-12 - Redshirt Junior

After recovering from a redshirt season, Rozendaal battled her way into the starting lineup, starting 15 of final 16 games after claiming just one start prior to her redshirt junior year. Her game was in full force at the end of the season as she posted a career high 20 points at Nevada (March 1) going 8-of-12 from the field. In that game she also logged a career high 39 minutes of floor time against the Wolf Pack. She scored in double figures nine times including six double-digit efforts over final nine contests. Rozendaal grabbed a season high seven boards during the Aggies WAC quarterfinal game against Fresno State (March 7) matching a previous effort versus Boise State (Jan. 7). The forward ranked third on the squad with 6.5 points and 3.6 rebound per game. She ranked third on the team with a 77.8 free throw percentage and made 41.7 percent from long range on 5-of-12 shooting from beyond the arc. She concluded the year as a member of the Academic All-WAC Team for the third time in her career.

 2010-11 - Junior

Rozendaal redshirted her junior season due to a lower back injury.

2009-10 - Sophomore

Rozendaal played in 30 games at the forward position in 2009-10 to help lead the Aggies to their first postseason appearance in 16 years. Rozendaal went 4-of-4 at the foul line on March 10 in the WAC tournament. She matched a career high with nine points against New Mexico Highlands on Dec. 30. Rozendaal averaged 1.6 points in 9.2 minutes per game. She pulled down a season high six points at Cal State Northridge on Nov. 13. She totaled 58 rebounds and 49 points on the year. Rozendaal shot 52.0 percent from the field and 73.3 percent at the foul line. She concluded the year as a member of the Academic All-WAC Team.

2008-09 - Freshman

Rozendaal played in 28 games as a freshman, averaging 11.7 minutes per game and she made one start versus Long Island, Dec. 28, in the Maggie Dixon Surf 'N Slam Classic. She averaged 2.3 points and 2.7 rebounds on the year while shooting 59.5 percent (22-of-37) from the field and 77.8 percent (21-of-27) at the free-throw line. On Nov. 23 at Kent State, Rozendaal's layup with 47 seconds left put the Aggies up by one before eventually losing by two to the Golden Flashes. She put together her best back-to-back games of the season Feb. 20-22. It started Feb. 20 at Hawai'i when she scored a career-high nine points on 3-of-3 shooting and she went 3-of-4 at the free-throw line. Then in the next game at San Jose State two days later, Rozendaal pulled down a season-high nine rebounds in a 14-point Aggie victory. She had four offensive rebounds in that game versus SJSU and that matched her game versus Idaho, Feb. 8, for the most offensive rebounds she had on the year. Rozendaal also contributed seven steals and seven assists in 2008-09.

High School

Rozendaal was a three-time first team all-district selection for Weatherford High School and she was the Dallas Morning News District 4-5A Newcomer of the Year as a freshman. She made the All-Area Girls Super Team in 2006 and was a McDonald's All-America nominee in 2008. She participated in the Chicken Express and the Dallas-Fort Worth All-Star games. Rozendaal started in all 126 games of her career, averaging 14.5 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals per game in her stellar high school career that saw her score over 1,800 career points. She made 50.8 percent of her field goal attempts and shot 77.3 percent at the free-throw line for the Kangaroos. Rozendaal has played AAU basketball since she was in fifth grade. Her Texas Express 90 team won back-to-back national championships in 2003 and 2004. Rozendaal also played volleyball for Weatherford for three seasons where she was voted to the District 4-5A All-Academic Team all three years. The 2008 TABC and TCCA Academic All-State selection graduated high school with a 3.91 grade point average and she finished in the top 5 percent of her class that had 430 graduates.


Rozendaal was born May 2, 1990 in Madison, Wisc., and is the daughter of Kim and Dave Rozendaal.
Position: Graduate Assistant Coach
Hometown: Weatherford, Texas
High School: Weatherford HS
Alma Mater: New Mexico State
Graduating Year: 2013

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