13 Michelle Wong
13 Michelle Wong
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
High School: Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Position: G
Major: Biology
gp 25
pts/g 8.4
fg % 34.4
3pt % 31.6
ft % 88.5
reb/g 3.5
a/g 2.7

Honors
Defensive Player of the Year (2013-14)
Academic All-SCIAC (Winter 2014-15, 2015-16

2014-15

  SCIAC RANKS

  • 7th minutes per game (32.2)
  • 9th assists per game (2.4)
  • t-9th steals per game (1.8)
  • 21st three-pointers per game (0.7)

 TEAM RANKS

  • Led team assists per game (2.2)
  • 2nd three-pointers made (14), free throw percentage (.744)
  • 3rd steals per game (1.7)
  • 4th minutes per game (31.5), field goals made (34), points per game (4.4)
  • t-4th offensive rebounds (22)
  • 5th rebounds per game (2.5)

2013-14
Appeared in all 25 games, making five starts and averaging 18.5 minutes…Recorded 3.5 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.5 steals per game.

 TEAM RANKS

  • tied-2nd free throw percentage (.722)
  • 3rd three-pointers (13)
  • 4th assists per game (1.3)

Research and STEM activities
Developed therapeutics against malaria, cancer, anthrax, botulism, etc. under Jim Heath.

Prior to Caltech
Played guard for four years under high school coach Natalie Kelly in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif…Played for a club team (SGV) and two AAU teams (San Gabriel and Club West) during her time at school...Member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation...Competed on the Math team and in the Science Olympiad...An AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal
Born in Torrance, Calif....Daughter of Holly Wu and George...Has one younger brother, Michael, and one older sister, Stephanie, who also plays on the team.


Getting to Know ...

 1. Where would you live if you could live anywhere in the world (fictional, real, or imaginary)?

Hogwarts because it is magical

2. If you could be one age forever what would it be?

25 because it’s the time when you’re starting to get the hang of life, or it should be…

3. If you could have been a child prodigy what would you have wanted to be skilled at? 

Piano, because piano is cool.

4. If you were reincarnated as an animal what would it be?

An elephant, or at least I want to be reincarnated as an elephant because they are my favorite ?

5. What would you name your autobiography?

Still Workin’ On It, cause that’s what life’s about.

6. What do you miss most about being a kid?

Riding scooters/having no responsibilties

7.  What was your favorite activity in gym class?

PARACHUTE DAY

8. Would you rather be really really big or really really small?

Really really small because I could be more stealthy.

9. What did you want to be when you were young? And now?

I wanted to be a dentist like my mom and now I have no clue, but not a dentist

10. What song would you sing at karaoke night?

A Taylor Swift song because they are catchy and fun to sing along to.

11. Where would you not mind waiting?

My bed because it is comfy and I could probably take a nap while I’m waiting

12. What would you refuse to do for one million dollars?

Lots of things, any serious crime for one, but also lots of other things

13. How do you like to relax?

Sleep

14. If you could dis-invent one thing, what would it be?

Crocs because they’re supposed to be airy, but they just make my feet sweat, and they just don’t look good…

15. What always makes you a more confident person?

Getting complements from people

16. What language would you like to master?

Chinese, because so many people speak it.

17. What’s the #1 most played song on your iPod?

City by Sara Bareilles

18. If you could paint a picture of any scenery you’ve seen before, what would you paint?

Kinkakuji, the golden temple in Japan, because it is really pretty.

19. If you had to work on only one project for the next year, what would it be?

Myself. I would just focus on figuring out who I want to be and improving the things I don’t like about myself.

20. If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to?

Something less common than Michelle so I wouldn’t get confused with other Michelle’s

21. What story does your family always tell about you?

When I was a toddler I stuck a bead up my nose and had to go to the hospital to get it removed, and five nurses had to hold me down. I don’t remember it.

22. Where’s Waldo?

I don’t know



Recent Games
Feb 6 Cal Lutheran L, 70-48
Feb 11 at Redlands L, 63-39
Feb 13 at Whittier L, 77-55
Feb 16 La Verne L, 73-57
Feb 20 Chapman L, 74-46
Feb 23 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 74-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 16
Games started 24 15
Minutes 885 569
Minutes per game 35.4 35.6
FG 67-195 43-121
FG Pct 34.4 35.5
3PT 31-98 17-56
3PT Pct 31.6 30.4
FT 46-52 35-37
FT Pct 88.5 94.6
Off rebounds 23 15
Def rebounds 64 36
Total rebounds 87 51
Rebounds per game 3.5 3.2
Personal fouls 68 46
Disqualifications 2 2
Assists 67 44
Turnovers 93 68
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 48 31
Blocks 3 1
Points 211 138
Points per game 8.4 8.6
Points per 40 min 9.5 9.7
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 25 Linfield L, 90-48 1 35 1-7 14.3 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 27 Illinois Tech W, 79-38 1 32 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 13
Nov 28 UC Merced L, 89-49 1 39 2-5 40.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 15 UC Santa Cruz L, 65-30 1 40 1-8 12.5 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Dec 18 Willamette L, 69-36 1 36 4-8 50.0 2-5 40.0 1-2 50.0 11
Dec 20 La Sierra L, 56-51 1 40 1-6 16.7 1-4 25.0 2-4 50.0 5
Dec 29 at Crown (Minn.) L, 77-71 1 40 3-13 23.1 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 8
Dec 30 vs. Crossroads College W, 98-44 1 35 7-12 58.3 5-9 55.6 1-1 100.0 20
Jan 2 at La Sierra L, 66-41 1 19 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 at Cal Lutheran L, 90-43 1 34 4-7 57.1 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 11
Jan 7 Redlands L, 58-35 1 33 2-9 22.2 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 9 at Occidental L, 73-59 1 31 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 Claremont-M-S L, 60-32 1 39 4-9 44.4 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 16 Pomona-Pitzer L, 61-55 1 33 2-5 40.0 1-3 33.3 4-4 100.0 9
Jan 19 at Chapman L, 76-39 1 39 4-13 30.8 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 11
Jan 23 at La Verne L, 64-47 1 22 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 26 Whittier L, 56-53 - 20 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 30 at Claremont-M-S L, 67-47 1 40 2-9 22.2 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 4 Occidental L, 74-54 1 40 5-8 62.5 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 14
Feb 6 Cal Lutheran L, 70-48 1 40 3-6 50.0 1-1 100.0 3-3 100.0 10
Feb 11 at Redlands L, 63-39 1 40 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 13 at Whittier L, 77-55 1 38 4-10 40.0 1-5 20.0 8-8 100.0 17
Feb 16 La Verne L, 73-57 1 40 3-11 27.3 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 7
Feb 20 Chapman L, 74-46 1 40 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 7
Feb 23 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 74-65 1 40 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 8-8 100.0 12
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 25 Linfield L, 90-48 1 35 1 4 5 3 3 1.0 3 0 2 -
Nov 27 Illinois Tech W, 79-38 1 32 1 5 6 2 0 - 3 0 1 -
Nov 28 UC Merced L, 89-49 1 39 0 1 1 4 5 0.8 1 0 3 -
Dec 15 UC Santa Cruz L, 65-30 1 40 4 1 5 1 4 0.3 1 0 3 -
Dec 18 Willamette L, 69-36 1 36 1 0 1 2 3 0.7 0 2 3 0
Dec 20 La Sierra L, 56-51 1 40 0 3 3 4 0 - 1 0 4 -
Dec 29 at Crown (Minn.) L, 77-71 1 40 0 4 4 3 5 0.6 3 0 4 0
Dec 30 vs. Crossroads College W, 98-44 1 35 1 6 7 4 3 1.3 3 0 1 -
Jan 2 at La Sierra L, 66-41 1 19 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 2 0 1 -
Jan 5 at Cal Lutheran L, 90-43 1 34 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 2 0 2 -
Jan 7 Redlands L, 58-35 1 33 2 1 3 4 2 2.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 9 at Occidental L, 73-59 1 31 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 1 0 4 -
Jan 12 Claremont-M-S L, 60-32 1 39 0 5 5 2 4 0.5 2 0 0 -
Jan 16 Pomona-Pitzer L, 61-55 1 33 0 2 2 4 4 1.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 19 at Chapman L, 76-39 1 39 2 3 5 4 7 0.6 2 0 3 -
Jan 23 at La Verne L, 64-47 1 22 3 1 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 26 Whittier L, 56-53 - 20 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Jan 30 at Claremont-M-S L, 67-47 1 40 1 3 4 0 4 0.0 3 0 2 -
Feb 4 Occidental L, 74-54 1 40 0 5 5 6 5 1.2 3 0 3 -
Feb 6 Cal Lutheran L, 70-48 1 40 3 1 4 6 6 1.0 4 0 3 -
Feb 11 at Redlands L, 63-39 1 40 0 4 4 3 2 1.5 5 0 1 -
Feb 13 at Whittier L, 77-55 1 38 1 1 2 1 11 0.1 2 0 3 -
Feb 16 La Verne L, 73-57 1 40 0 0 0 3 4 0.8 4 0 3 -
Feb 20 Chapman L, 74-46 1 40 1 3 4 5 5 1.0 1 1 1 -
Feb 23 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 74-65 1 40 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 5 1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 25 5 18.5 1.0-4.0 24.2 0.5-2.6 20.3 1.0-1.4 72.2 3.5
2014-15 25 20 31.5 1.4-5.2 26.4 0.6-2.5 22.2 1.2-1.6 74.4 4.4
2015-16 25 24 35.4 2.7-7.8 34.4 1.2-3.9 31.6 1.8-2.1 88.5 8.4
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 75 49 28.5 1.7-5.6 29.6 0.8-3.0 25.8 1.3-1.7 79.5 5.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 25 5 462 24-99 24.2 13-64 20.3 26-36 72.2 87
2014-15 25 20 787 34-129 26.4 14-63 22.2 29-39 74.4 111
2015-16 25 24 885 67-195 34.4 31-98 31.6 46-52 88.5 211
2016-17 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 75 49 2134 125-423 29.6 58-225 25.8 101-127 79.5 409
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 25 5 18.5 2.1-8.6 24.2 1.1-5.5 20.3 2.3-3.1 72.2 7.5
2014-15 25 20 31.5 1.7-6.6 26.4 0.7-3.2 22.2 1.5-2.0 74.4 5.6
2015-16 25 24 35.4 3.0-8.8 34.4 1.4-4.4 31.6 2.1-2.4 88.5 9.5
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 75 49 28.5 2.3-7.9 29.6 1.1-4.2 25.8 1.9-2.4 79.5 7.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 25 5 18.5 0.8 1.0 1.8 2.5 0.0 1.3 2.3 0.6 0.5 0.1
2014-15 25 20 31.5 0.9 1.6 2.5 2.1 - 2.2 2.8 0.8 1.7 0.0
2015-16 25 24 35.4 0.9 2.6 3.5 2.7 0.1 2.7 3.7 0.7 1.9 0.1
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 75 49 28.5 0.9 1.7 2.6 2.4 0.0 2.1 3.0 0.7 1.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 25 5 462 20 24 44 62 1 33 58 0.6 13 2
2014-15 25 20 787 22 41 63 52 - 55 71 0.8 42 1
2015-16 25 24 885 23 64 87 68 2 67 93 0.7 48 3
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 75 49 2134 65 129 194 182 3 155 222 0.7 103 6
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 25 5 18.5 1.7 2.1 3.8 5.4 0.1 2.9 5.0 0.6 1.1 0.2
2014-15 25 20 31.5 1.1 2.1 3.2 2.6 0.0 2.8 3.6 0.8 2.1 0.1
2015-16 25 24 35.4 1.0 2.9 3.9 3.1 0.1 3.0 4.2 0.7 2.2 0.1
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 75 49 28.5 1.2 2.4 3.6 3.4 0.1 2.9 4.2 0.7 1.9 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 24 35.4 2.7-7.8 34.4 1.2-3.9 31.6 1.8-2.1 88.5 8.4
Conference 16 15 35.6 2.7-7.6 35.5 1.1-3.5 30.4 2.2-2.3 94.6 8.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 13 36.2 2.6-7.1 36.0 1.1-3.3 34.8 1.8-2.2 80.6 8.1
Away 10 10 34.3 2.4-8.3 28.9 1.0-4.3 23.3 2.0-2.0 100.0 7.8
Neutral 1 1 35.0 7.0-12.0 58.3 5.0-9.0 55.6 1.0-1.0 100.0 20.0
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Wins 2 2 33.5 5.5-10.5 52.4 4.0-7.5 53.3 1.5-1.5 100.0 16.5
Losses 23 22 35.6 2.4-7.6 32.2 1.0-3.6 27.7 1.9-2.1 87.8 7.7
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November 3 3 35.3 2.3-7.0 33.3 1.3-3.0 44.4 1.3-1.3 100.0 7.3
December 5 5 38.2 3.2-9.4 34.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 1.4-2.2 63.6 9.8
January 10 9 31.0 2.3-7.1 32.4 1.1-3.8 28.9 1.0-1.0 100.0 6.7
February 7 7 39.7 3.0-8.0 37.5 0.9-3.0 28.6 3.6-3.9 92.6 10.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 24 885 67-195 34.4 31-98 31.6 46-52 88.5 211
Conference 16 15 569 43-121 35.5 17-56 30.4 35-37 94.6 138
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 13 507 36-100 36.0 16-46 34.8 25-31 80.6 113
Away 10 10 343 24-83 28.9 10-43 23.3 20-20 100.0 78
Neutral 1 1 35 7-12 58.3 5-9 55.6 1-1 100.0 20
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Wins 2 2 67 11-21 52.4 8-15 53.3 3-3 100.0 33
Losses 23 22 818 56-174 32.2 23-83 27.7 43-49 87.8 178
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November 3 3 106 7-21 33.3 4-9 44.4 4-4 100.0 22
December 5 5 191 16-47 34.0 10-30 33.3 7-11 63.6 49
January 10 9 310 23-71 32.4 11-38 28.9 10-10 100.0 67
February 7 7 278 21-56 37.5 6-21 28.6 25-27 92.6 73
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 24 35.4 3.0-8.8 34.4 1.4-4.4 31.6 2.1-2.4 88.5 9.5
Conference 16 15 35.6 3.0-8.5 35.5 1.2-3.9 30.4 2.5-2.6 94.6 9.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 13 36.2 2.8-7.9 36.0 1.3-3.6 34.8 2.0-2.4 80.6 8.9
Away 10 10 34.3 2.8-9.7 28.9 1.2-5.0 23.3 2.3-2.3 100.0 9.1
Neutral 1 1 35.0 8.0-13.7 58.3 5.7-10.3 55.6 1.1-1.1 100.0 22.9
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Wins 2 2 33.5 6.6-12.5 52.4 4.8-9.0 53.3 1.8-1.8 100.0 19.7
Losses 23 22 35.6 2.7-8.5 32.2 1.1-4.1 27.7 2.1-2.4 87.8 8.7
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November 3 3 35.3 2.6-7.9 33.3 1.5-3.4 44.4 1.5-1.5 100.0 8.3
December 5 5 38.2 3.4-9.8 34.0 2.1-6.3 33.3 1.5-2.3 63.6 10.3
January 10 9 31.0 3.0-9.2 32.4 1.4-4.9 28.9 1.3-1.3 100.0 8.6
February 7 7 39.7 3.0-8.1 37.5 0.9-3.0 28.6 3.6-3.9 92.6 10.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 24 35.4 0.9 2.6 3.5 2.7 0.1 2.7 3.7 0.7 1.9 0.1
Conference 16 15 35.6 0.9 2.3 3.2 2.9 0.1 2.8 4.3 0.6 1.9 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 13 36.2 1.0 2.3 3.3 2.8 0.1 3.4 3.4 1.0 1.8 0.2
Away 10 10 34.3 0.8 2.6 3.4 2.8 0.1 1.6 4.3 0.4 2.0 0.0
Neutral 1 1 35.0 1.0 6.0 7.0 1.0 - 4.0 3.0 1.3 3.0 0.0
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Wins 2 2 33.5 1.0 5.5 6.5 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 0.0
Losses 23 22 35.6 0.9 2.3 3.2 2.9 0.1 2.7 3.9 0.7 1.8 0.1
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November 3 3 35.3 0.7 3.3 4.0 2.0 - 3.0 2.7 1.1 2.3 0.0
December 5 5 38.2 1.2 2.8 4.0 3.0 0.0 2.8 3.0 0.9 1.6 0.4
January 10 9 31.0 0.9 2.3 3.2 2.8 0.1 1.8 3.4 0.5 1.4 0.0
February 7 7 39.7 0.9 2.4 3.3 2.7 0.1 3.7 5.1 0.7 2.7 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 24 885 23 64 87 68 2 67 93 0.7 48 3
Conference 16 15 569 15 36 51 46 2 44 68 0.6 31 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 13 507 14 32 46 39 1 47 47 1.0 25 3
Away 10 10 343 8 26 34 28 1 16 43 0.4 20 0
Neutral 1 1 35 1 6 7 1 - 4 3 1.3 3 0
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Wins 2 2 67 2 11 13 2 - 6 3 2.0 6 0
Losses 23 22 818 21 53 74 66 2 61 90 0.7 42 3
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November 3 3 106 2 10 12 6 - 9 8 1.1 7 0
December 5 5 191 6 14 20 15 0 14 15 0.9 8 2
January 10 9 310 9 23 32 28 1 18 34 0.5 14 0
February 7 7 278 6 17 23 19 1 26 36 0.7 19 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 24 35.4 1.0 2.9 3.9 3.1 0.1 3.0 4.2 0.7 2.2 0.1
Conference 16 15 35.6 1.1 2.5 3.6 3.2 0.1 3.1 4.8 0.6 2.2 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 13 36.2 1.1 2.5 3.6 3.1 0.1 3.7 3.7 1.0 2.0 0.2
Away 10 10 34.3 0.9 3.0 4.0 3.3 0.1 1.9 5.0 0.4 2.3 0.0
Neutral 1 1 35.0 1.1 6.9 8.0 1.1 0.0 4.6 3.4 1.3 3.4 0.0
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Wins 2 2 33.5 1.2 6.6 7.8 1.2 0.0 3.6 1.8 2.0 3.6 0.0
Losses 23 22 35.6 1.0 2.6 3.6 3.2 0.1 3.0 4.4 0.7 2.1 0.1
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November 3 3 35.3 0.8 3.8 4.5 2.3 0.0 3.4 3.0 1.1 2.6 0.0
December 5 5 38.2 1.3 2.9 4.2 3.1 0.0 2.9 3.1 0.9 1.7 0.4
January 10 9 31.0 1.2 3.0 4.1 3.6 0.1 2.3 4.4 0.5 1.8 0.0
February 7 7 39.7 0.9 2.4 3.3 2.7 0.1 3.7 5.2 0.7 2.7 0.1