NC State Career Ranks: First in games played (133), eighth in scoring (1,655 points) and second in school history with 240 made three-pointers ... Third in free throw percentage at 80.3 percent, and fourth in three-point percentage at 35.9%.
ACC Career Ranks: 11th in three-point field goals (240) and tied for 22nd in free throw shooting at 80.3 percent.
Career Notes: Selected a 2013 First Team Academic All-American and a 2012 Second Team Academic All-American ... Named the ACC Women's Basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year in both 2012 and 2013 ... Earned post-graduate scholarships from both the NCAA and the ACC ... First team All-ACC as a senior ... Named Honorable Mention All-ACC as a sophomore and junior ... Selected to All-ACC Academic Team three times ... Named a Freshman All-American and the ACC Freshman of the Year in 2009-10 ... Scored a career-high 30 points at North Carolina as a sophomore ... Her team-high 65 three-pointers in 2009-10 was one shy of Jennifer Howard's Wolfpack freshman record ... Named to 2012 ACC All-Tournament first team and 2010 ACC All-Tournament second team ... First team Academic All-District by CoSIDA in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member.
2012-13: Named first team All-ACC ... Ranked 18th in the ACC at 12.5 points per game ... Ranked sixth in 3-point FG made per game (2.0) and ninth in 3-point FG% (35.9) ... Had a season-best 24 points against Auburn in the title game of the Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational and matched that total in the win at Georgia Tech ... Also Scored 20 points against No. 11 North Carolina ... Scored in double figures a team-leading 24 times ... Made a season-high five three-pointers against Virginia ... Set school record for most career games played (133).
2011 Pan Am Games: Averaged 5.8 points over four games for Team USA in Guadalajara, Mexico ... Tied for team lead with six made three-pointers.
Junior (2011-12): Led team in scoring for first time in career ... Scored in double figures a team-leading 23 times ... Had a season-high 27 points against Georgia Tech ... Ranked 13th in the ACC in scoring (12.9), 3rd in free throw shooting (83.9), 5th in three-point percentage (.377) and 12th in three-pointers per game (1.4) ... Scored 1,000th career point against Boston College ... Selected MVP of Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Invitational by leading State to a 3-0 record in tournament and averaged 14.0 ppg ... Named first team All-ACC Tournament after averaging 15.7 points, shot 55% from the field field, and 47% from beyond the arc.
Sophomore (2010-11): Named Honorable Mention All-ACC ... Selected to All-ACC Academic Team for second-straight year ... Highest scoring sophomore in the ACC, ranking 12th in scoring average (13.6) ... Ranked second in FT% (82.8), eighth in 3FG's made (1.8) and 12th in 3FG% (34.8) ... Led the league in ACC only games in FT% (90.5) ... Scored in double figures 24 times ... Scored a career-high 30 points at UNC ... Went a career-best 8-for-8 from the free throw line three times ... Scored 25 points at Alabama ... Named to the Wolfpack Invitational All-Tournament team.
Freshman (2009-10): Named a Freshman All-American by Full Court Press and was the ACC Freshman of the Year after averaging 10.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game ... One of only two players to be named ACC Rookie of the Week three times during season ... Led all freshmen in ACC regular-season games with 11.2 points per game ... Ranked 25th in the ACC in scoring - second among all ACC freshman ... Scored a season-high 22 points in the win over TCU (12/6) and had a game-high 21 points against UCLA (3/21) in the NCAA Tournament ... Also scored 20 points in a win over Florida Atlantic (11/17) and had 19 points in wins over Maryland (1/7) and Va. Tech (2/7) ...Scored in double figures 18 times ... Ranked 5th in the ACC in 3-FG's made (1.9) and 9th in 3-FG% (35.7) ... Her 369 points was the most by an NC State freshman since Tynesha Lewis had 376 in 1997-98 ... Finished with a team-high 65 three-pointers, one shy from tying Jennifer Howard's Wolfpack freshman record ... Her offensive rebound put-back was the game winner over Miami (2/14) ... Named to the ACC All-Tournament second team after averaged 9.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game ... Shot 40.0 percent (8-of-20) from three-point range and 90.0 percent (9-of-10) from the free throw line ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Played four years of high school basketball - first two seasons were played at Crete High School and her final two seasons at Lincoln Southeast High School for coach John Larson ... Averaged 17.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.1 steals and 3.3 assists ... Scored 1,544 points ... Made 143 three-pointers ... Led her teams to a 97-6 record in four seasons, including three-straight 26-1 records her final three years ... Was nominated for the McDonald's All-America team ... Heading into her senior season she was a pre-season honorable mention All-American by Sporting News and the 42nd-ranked guard nationally by ESPN Hoop Gurlz ... Was tabbed All-Super-State as a junior after averaging 18 points, seven rebounds and four steals ... Led Lincoln Southeast to a state championship by scoring 23 points in the title game over Millard West ... Also led her clubs to the state title games as a sophomore (Crete HS) and as a senior ... Named all-state three times and all-conference on four occasions ... In addition to her success on the basketball court, Kastanek was the state champion in the 800-meter event as a sophomore ... Member of the National Honor Society and had a GPA in the top 10-percent of her graduating class of 500.
Personal: Marissa Lee Kastanek ... Has an older sister, Allie, a younger sister, Alexa, who will play basketball at Iowa beginning in the 2013-14 season, and a younger brother, Marcus ... Volunteered at local elementary schools and coached a third grade boy's team while in high school ... Majoring in psychology.