Photos by Brett Dunbar
George Washington v UMASS
George Washington v Dayton
George Washington v Maryland
George Washington v South Dakota St.
Played in 33 games with 25 starts in breakout junior season ... made first career start in season opener at Princeton (Nov. 10) and recorded first double-digit scoring game (11 points) along with then career-high totals in field goals (4), attempts (12) and steals (2) over a 28 minutes ... scored then career-high 12 points on 5-of-13 shooting with a pair of three pointers at Towson (Nov. 16) ... shared team lead with 11 points vs. Georgetown (Nov. 19) ... dished out career-high five assists vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 23) ... finished with 13 points with a trio of three pointers vs. Syracuse (Nov. 25) ... hit four three-pointers for 12 points and career-high tying five rebounds vs. USF (Dec. 2) ... sunk multiple three-pointers for third straight game by going 2-for-5 from distance at Mercer (Dec. 6) ... hit career-high five three-pointers for 15 points, along with five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal vs. American (Dec. 17) in career- high 36 minutes ... scored 13 points in the first half on way to a career-high 17 points at VCU (Dec. 3) ... finished game 6-of-15 from the field with four three-pointers, four boards, two blocks and two steals ... scored five points (finished with 10) in the final five minutes to help the Colonials to a 14-2 run, erasing a 12-point deficit to tie game vs. Duquesne (Jan. 13) ... hit four threes to finish with 12 points, along with five rebounds, at Dayton (Jan. 21) ... scored 12 points and a big fourth quarter (5p/3fg/1b) in win at St. Bonaventure (Feb. 4) ... tied career high with 17 points, with five three pointers, along with career-high tying five assists, four rebounds and two blocks at George Mason (Feb. 7) ... stuffed stat sheet with six points, seven rebounds (career-high), five assists and three blocks vs. Massachusetts (Feb. 14) ... dished out career-high six assists at Saint Louis (Feb. 17) ... one of three players in double figures (10 points) in GW’s A-10 First Round win over La Salle (Feb. 27) ... hit four three pointers in A-10 quarterfinal win over George Mason (March 2) ... sunk four triples for second straight game in A-10 semifinal upset of Dayton (March 3) ... Named to A-10 All-Championship Team after averaging 11.5 points and hitting 53.8% (14-of-26) of threes in four-game A-10 title run.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2016-17)
Played in 23 games at an average of 8.0 minutes per game ... posted averages of 2.5 points and 1.7 rebounds per game ... connected on 13 three pointers ... Netted career-high eight points and first two three pointers of career vs. Coppin State (Nov. 11) ... added three rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal against CSU ... hit field goal and pulled down career-high four rebounds vs. FGCU (Nov. 26) ... hit both field-goal attempts along with one rebound and one block vs. WKU (Nov. 27) ... Went 1-for-2 from three-point range in win at Duquesne (Jan. 1) ... provided spark off the bench vs. Davidson (Jan. 15) with a pair of three-pointers in addition to career-highs of five rebounds, three assists, two blocks in a career-high 16 minutes ... hit two-three pointers with two rebounds and a steal at Saint Louis (Jan. 26) ... had a clutch basket and assisted on another in game-deciding 6-0 run in fourth quarter win at La Salle (Feb. 5) .. hit a three pointer and grabbed three rebounds along with solid defense in rout of Rhode Island (Feb. 8) ... drained two three-pointers and pulled down two rebounds with an assist in 14 minutes against George Mason (Feb. 18).
FRESHMAN YEAR (2015-16)
Saw action in 10 games and averaged 0.6 points and 0.7 rebounds in 2.3 minutes per contest during her rookie campaign ... Made 3-of-5 field goal attempts on the year ... Made her collegiate debut in the season opener against Grambling State and tallied two points and one rebound in three minutes (Nov. 14) ... Had two rebounds in two minutes against La Salle (Jan. 13) ... Scored two points and dished her first career assist in a season-high five minutes at Davidson in her home state of North Carolina (Jan. 27) ... Received the Team Spirit Award at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
Two-time Cabarrus County Player of the Year (2014, 2015) ... Earned conference player of the year and team MVP honors as a senior after averaging 15.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.6 blocks and 2.2 steals per game ... Also named to the All-District first team and Division 4A All-State team that season ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Finished her high school career as Jay M. Robinson's second-leading all-time scorer with 1,317 points to go with 985 rebounds and 250 blocks ... Averaged 13.8 points and 11.0 rebounds per game as a junior ... Four-time all-conference and all-county honoree and three-time all-district selection ... Four-year starter and three-time team co-captain ... Led the Bulldogs to a pair of South Piedmont Conference titles ... Member of the National Beta Club.
Kelsi Elizabeth Mahoney ... Born April 13, 1997, in Charlotte, North Carolina ... Daughter of Regina and Scott Mahoney ... Has a younger brother, Daniel ... Intends to major in business.
|Points||17 -||2x, Last at George Mason (2/7/18)|
|Minutes||36 -||2x, Last at George Mason (2/7/18)|
|Field Goals Made||6 -||2x, Last at George Mason (2/7/18)|
|Field Goals Attempted||15 -||at VCU (1/3/18)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||5 -||2x, Last at George Mason (2/7/18)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||9 -||at VCU (1/3/18)|
|Free Throws Made||3 -||vs. Wisconsin (11/24/17)|
|Free Throws Attempted||6 -||vs. Wisconsin (11/24/17)|
|Rebounds||7 -||vs. Massachusetts (2/14/18)|
|Assists||6 -||at Saint Louis (2/17/18)|
|Blocks||3 -||2x, Last vs. Massachusetts (1/7/18)|
|Steals||3 -||vs. George Mason (1/7/18)|
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