30 - Susan Lester
Susan Lester
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anderson, Ind.
High School: Pendleton
Position: F/C

Career: Completed junior season with 994 points in her career and needs just six to become the 20th player in school history with 1,000 points...finished in the top-10 in school history in three categories, ranking sixth in both three-point field goals made (118) and three-point field goals attempted (338), as well as ninth in rebounds (609).

2008-09 - Junior Season: Named Pre-Season All-Horizon League Second Team...two-time Horizon League Player of the Week (Jan. 26 and Feb. 16)...third on the team and 20th  in the Horizon League with 10.2 points per game...tied for third in the Horizon League with 2.5 offensive rebounds per contest...her 6.0 rebounds per contest were second on the team...netted 16 double-digit scoring games, including three with 20 or more points...posted two double-doubles...added three games with double-digit rebounding...became the first Butler player to score 30 points in a game since 2001, totaling a career-best 31 points and tying her career-high with five three-pointers against Valparaiso on Jan. 23...her scoring total was six points shy of the Butler single-game record and tied for the second-most scored off the bench in Division 1 during the season.

2007-08 - Sophomore Season: Finished the year as the team's leading and the Horizon League's second-leading rebounder with 7.3 boards per contest...also posted the second-most defensive boards in the league with 5.4 per game...was also the team's top long range threat, totaling 48 three pointers on the year...ranked 10th in the league with 1.60 treys per game and a .384 three-point percentage (48-for-125)...led the team and placed seventh in the conference with an .826 free throw percentage (95-of-115)...her 44 steals led the squad...ranked second on the team and 13th in the conference with 12.7 points per game...posted nine double-doubles on the year...finished with 20 double-figure scoring games, including five with 20 or more points...her 29 points scored at Cleveland State on March 1 were a career-best and a single-game high on the team during the year...drained a career-best five three pointers against the Vikings...had a career-best four steals in three games...played a career-high 37 minutes at Cleveland State on March 1...started in all but three of the 30 games played...led the team in rebounding in 19 contests and scoring in nine...named to the Pre-Season All-Horizon League Second Team...recipient of the team's Offensive Award.

2006-07 - Freshman Season: Named to the Horizon League's All-Newcomer Team...paced the team with 6.6 rebounds per game and ranked third with 9.6 points per game...led all Horizon League newcomers and ranked second overall with nine double-doubles, including six in league play...registered double-digit point totals in 13 games and double-digit rebound totals in 10...notched a career-high 24 points on 8-of-20 shooting and 12 rebounds in her first-career start at Ohio on Nov. 26...tied her season-best point total with 24 points on 9-of-17 shooting and added 13 rebounds at Loyola on Feb. 8...twice registered career-best rebound totals with 14 against Youngstown State on March 1 and against UIC in the Horizon League Championship on March 9...eight of her nine double-doubles came in the final 14 games of the season, including four-straight...tallied a .415 shooting percentage from the field, the second-best mark on the team...finished third on the team with 32 three-pointers made...her .372 three-point shooting percentage also ranked third on the team and was tops in the league among post players...averaged a team-high 7.1 rebounds in conference games...started in the team's last 13 games of the season.

High School: Named to the Indiana All-Star team and to the North-South All-Star team...Indiana Junior All-Star...conference co-player of the year in 2006...all-state...holds the school record, boys and girls, for career-points with 1,770...also holds school marks with 19.2 points per game, 945 career rebounds and 227 career steals...named to the Hoosier Basketball Magazine First Team during two seasons...tabbed to the all-county team and all-conference team four years...named county player of the year two seasons...team captain...as a senior, recorded 22.0 points per game, 11.2 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 3.0 assists...hit 52.2 percent from the field and 86.8 percent from the free throw line...four-year letterwinner...helped squad to the county championship in each of her four years...coached by Shari Doud...also played volleyball, lettering four years...named to the all-county and all-conference teams four seasons...team captain...threw shot and discus as a member of the track team...advanced to the sectional championship as a freshman before qualifying for regionals in discus as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Feb. 22, 1988...daughter of Bill and Pauline Lester...exploratory business major.