20 - Molly Ernst
Molly Ernst
Height: 6-0
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Assumption
Position: Guard

As a Freshman: Played in all but two games, starting 21 ... Named to Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team ... Finished rookie campaign ranked 29th in three-point field goals per game and 39th in three-point field-goal percenrage  among all NCAA D1 players ... Led Bruins in three-point field-goal percentage (.391) ... Second on the team in points scored (285), minutes played (775), and field goals made (95) ... Led BU in scoring eight times ... Shot 50 percent or better from behind the three-point arc on nine occasions ... Pulled down three or more rebounds 11 times ... Reached double digits in 15 contests ... Earned inaugural Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week award after performances at the Winthrop Classic ... In collegiate debut at Winthrop (11/12), netted 14 points ... Drained a career-high six three pointers versus Central Michigan (11/14) two days later ... Only freshman named to Winthrop Classic All-Tournament Team ... Went 6-for-8 from the charity stripe at Central Arkansas (11/27) ... Came away with a pair of steals at Stetson (1/5) ... Started all but one game from January 13 to March 4 ... Pulled down four rebounds at ETSU (1/24) ... Notched four assists and three boards at Campbell (2/12) ... Logged a career-high 43 minutes on the hardwood against ETSU (2/21) ... Netted a career-high 22 points on six three pointers in same contest ... Grabbed two steals at Kennesaw State (2/26).

Prep: Prepped at Assumption High under coach Ron Ferch ... Two-time First Team All-7th Region and All-State selection ... Three-time All-District honoree ... Nominated for McDonald’s High School All-American ... Led team in scoring both junior and senior years ... Led 7th Region in scoring as senior ... Led AHS in rebounds and steals as a senior ... Served as team captain as a junior and senior ... Became 12th player in school history to score more than 1,000 career points ...

Personal: Born Molly E. Ernst on August 21, 1992 in Lexington, Ky. ... Daughter of Marty and Beth Ernst ... Has two siblings: Marty and Daniel ... Hobbies include relaxing with family and friends ... Lists greatest sports thrill as going to the State Tournament her freshman year ... Favorite athlete is Ray Allen ... Lists favorite movie as Seven Pounds ... Received the Excellence in Communications Award ... Member of the Beta Club ... Served as a Health Representative ... Majoring in Exercise Science.

 

Career Highs (*Most Recent Listed)

Points 22 vs. ETSU   February 21, 2011

Rebounds *4 at North Florida   February 5, 2011

Assists *4 vs. USC Upstate   February 19, 2011

Blocks 1 vs. ETSU  February 21, 2011

Steals *2 at Kennesaw State   February 26, 2011

FG *7 vs. ETSU  February 21, 2011

FGA 18 vs. UT Martin   November 17, 2010

3FG *6 vs. ETSU   February 21, 2011

3FGA 14 at ETSU  January 24, 2011

FT 6 at Central Arkansas   November 27, 2010

FTA 8 at Central Arkansas November 27, 2010

Minutes 43 vs. ETSU   February 21, 2011