30 Heather Bowman
Heather  Bowman


Spokane, WA

High School:
Lewis and Clark





HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Jim Redmon at Spokane's Lewis and Clark High School...led the Tigers to four-straight Washington 4A State Tournament appearances...helped team win 4A State Championship in 2006 earning Tournament MVP honors...helped team finish third at 4A State championships during junior campaign...averaged 16.5 points and 8.3 rebounds as a junior earning second team All-State honors...first-team All-State as a senior as she ended her prep career as the all-time leading scorer in Greater Spokane League history with 1,680 points...four-year starter and three-time first-team All-GSL selection...rated 38th best prospect in the country by Scout.com and one of the Top 10 forwards...also played for Spokane Stars AAU program helping lead that team to national prominence.

Heather Bowman's Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2006-07): Played and started in all 34 games for the Bulldogs...averaged 13.0 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.1 steals per game...scored in double-digit points in 23 contests, including eight 20+ point performances and one 30+ point performance...scored in double-digit points in 13 out of 14 West Coast Conference games...had four double-digit rebound games...had four double-doubles...scored a career-high 32 points against Eastern Washington...hit 10-of-15 from the field and 12-of-16 from the charity stripe against Eastern Washington...hit a season-high 11 field goals at Santa Clara to finish with 28 points...grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at Santa Clara...dished out a career-high five assists against Portland...named West Coast Conference Player of the Week once...named West Coast Conference Newcomer of the Year...named to the All-WCC first team...named to the West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team...named the WCC Tournament Most Valuable Player after averaging 15.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and shooting 66.7 percent (18-27) from the field and 91.7 percent (11-12) from the free throw line.

SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Played and started 29 games for Gonzaga...missed five games with a spiral fracutre of her left hand...was named West Coast Conference Player of the Year...named to the All-WCC squad...named to the WCC All-Tournament squad...was named WCC Player of the Month three times....named WCC Player of the Week four times...led the team in points (20.1) and rebounds (8.3) per contest...shot an impressive 52.9 percent from the field...scored in double-figures in all but one contest...had 17 20-plus point performances and one 30-plus point game...has 10 double-doubles...broke into the single-season Top-10 in points (3rd; 584), field goals made (3rd; 217), free throws made (t-2nd; 150) and rebounds (10th; 240)...scored a season-high 30 points at Santa Clara University (2/28/08)...tied an individual game record with 14 free throws at Santa Clara...was the first player in Bulldog history to hit a perfect 14-of-14 from the charity stripe (against SCU)...grabbed 14 rebounds twice; against the University of Nevada (11/17/07) and against UC Riverside (12/2/07)...became the first player in women's basketball history to eclipse 1,000 points in just two seasons...has 1,025; the 13th Bulldog to score 1,000 or more points.

JUNIOR (2008-09): Played and started 33 games for Gonzaga...All-West Coast Conference first team honoree...earned WCC All-Tournament honors...named West Coast Conference Player of the Week three times and was tabbed the WCC Player of the Month for December...led the team in points (19.4) and rebounds (7.5)...shot an impressive 51.1 percent from the field (237-464)...scored in double-figures in all but two games and finished the season with a streak of 26...had 13 20-plus point performances and two 30-plus point outings...had eight double-doubles this season...broke into Zags single season Top-10 in points (2nd; 641), field goals made (3rd; 237) and free throws made (2nd; 166)...is first in the Bulldog career record book in free throws made (417), second in field goals made (624), fourth in total points (1,666) and rebounds (695)...scored a career-high 33 points versus Saint Joseph's University (1/2/09)...had 31 points against the University of San Diego (2/28/09)...had a season-high 14 rebounds against Portland State University (12/14/08)...hit her only career 3-pointer at Loyola Marymount University (1/24/09)...scored 23 points, had four rebounds, and one assist in Zags upset victory over Xavier University in first round of NCAA Tournament...played the final four games of the season with a torn labrum in her shooting shoulder...had surgery to repair her shoulder in the offseason.

SENIOR (2009-10): Named to the preseason Women's Wooden Award All-American Team and Player of the Year trophy preseason 30 list.

Misc.: 3.56 high school GPA...parents are Scott and Annette Bowman.

"Heather is perhaps the greatest competitor I've ever coached. She works hard and competes every day in practice and consistently performs in games - she never seems to have an off day or game. Despite all of her accolades she remains humble and is always willing to give credit to her teammates. She will have a long legacy here at Gonzaga as one of the all-time greatest players and the standard by which others will forever be judged."
- Kelly Graves

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