Wooden Award Watch List
Naismith Watch List
Two-Time MWC Player of the Week (Dec. 13 & Feb. 28)
Preseason First Team All-Conference
Preseason MWC Player of the Year
Paradise Jam All-Tournament Team
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate
MWC All-Tournament Team
The Iceland native earned first team all-conference accolades after averaging 13.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.5 steals in conference play ... She wrapped up her senior season averaging 15.7 points per game overall, while ranking No. 2 in the NCAA in triple doubles ... The senior closed her career in style as she recorded only the third triple-double in school history and second of her career in the opening round of the Women's NIT against Oral Roberts at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum ... Sverrisdottir, who moved into No. 2 all-time in career rebounds against ORU, finished the game with 16 points, 10 boards and 11 assists ... Prior to post-season competition, Sverrisdottir shot 43.8 percent from the field in conference, while scoring in double-figures in 10 of the 16 conference games ... She also led the Horned Frogs in scoring six times against conference foes, which included four games over 20 points ... Overall, Sverrisdottir played her best against teams ranked or receiving votes in the top 25 ... In eight games, Sverrisdottir averaged 16.8 points per game, 3.1 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per game ... She closed her final year ranking No. 72 in the NCAA in assists per game with a 4.5 average per contest ... Led TCU in scoring in 11 games, while also leading the Frogs in seven different games in rebounding and 20 games in assists ... Finished fifth overall in the MWC in scoring and assists, respectively ... Also closed her career ranking second overall in steals in the conference with a 1.9 average per game ... Ranked in the top 5 in the conference in 3-point field goal percentage ... Sverrisdottir scored 23 points at eventual National Champion Texas A&M, 24 against nationally ranked Oklahoma and 20 points against then No. 10 West Virginia ... Scored a career-high 30 points against UTA on 11-of-17 shooting ... Totaled 10+ points, 5+ rebounds and 5+ assists in the same game eight times this season ... Prior to the season was honored on several national award ballots, which included the Wooden Award Watch List, Naismith Watch List and Lowe's Senior CLASS award ... Was a two-time MWC Player of the Week (Dec. 13 & Feb. 28) and preseason first team all-conference selection ... Sverrisdottir was also the Preseason MWC Player of the Year and during the course of the year was selected to the Paradise Jam all-tournament team as well as the MWC all-tournament team.
Honorable-Mention All-American (WBCA, Associated Press)
Mountain West Conference Player of the Year
All-Mountain West Conference First Team
Two-Time MWC Player of the Week (Dec. 14; Jan. 4)
Helena Sverrisdottir became only the third player in program history to earn All-America honors when she received honorable-mention notice from the WBCA and Associated Press following the season ... joined former Frogs Sandora Irvin (first team - 2004-05; honorable mention - 2003-04) and Adrianne Ross (honorable mention - 2006-07) as Frogs to be recognized ... also joined Irvin (Conference USA, 2004-05) and Ross (MWC, 2006-07) as the only TCU player named conference player of the year ... named first-team All-MWC for the second-straight season and joined teammate Emily Carter in becoming the first pair of Frog teammates ever to be named first-team all-conference in the same season ... started 30 of 31 games ... became the first player in school history to record 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists in a career ... recorded her 500th rebound vs. Sam Houston State (Dec. 20) and her 1,000th point and 300th assist vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Jan. 2) ... also recorded only the second triple-double in TCU history with 17 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high 11 assists vs. the Islanders ... ended the season in third place on TCU's career assist chart and No. 6 in both scoring and rebounding ... posted a career-high 161 assists, which ranks No. 3 among TCU's single-season records ... her assist average of 5.19 ranked No. 2 ... also placed her name in the program's single-season records for free throws made (117; seventh) ... led TCU in assists (5.2 apg) and steals (2.2 spg) and ranked No. 2 in scoring (13.6 ppg) and rebounding (6.7 rpg) ... also led the MWC in assists ... was the only MWC player to rank among the league's top-15 players in assists (No. 1), steals (No. 4), scoring (No. 8) and rebounding (No. 8) ... ranked No. 27 nationally in assists, No. 76 in assist:turnover ratio (1.55), No. 107 in steals, No. 126 in free-throw shooting (79.1 percent) and No. 244 in scoring ... led TCU in assists a team-high 23 times, nine times in scoring and eight times in rebounds ... scored in double figures 23 times, including four times scoring 20-plus points ... posted a team-best six double doubles ... had two games with double-digit assists ... scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half during TCU's 56-54 home win over No. 10/5 Texas A&M (Dec. 2) ... played a school-record 58 minutes during TCU's four-overtime road victory over Utah (Feb. 10) ... totaled 21 points and eight boards vs. the Utes .. recorded her 100th career 3-pointer at San Diego State (Feb. 16) ... set career highs in steals twice with six vs. Houston Baptist (Nov. 15) and vs. Air Force (Feb. 6) ... her 26 points at Houston (Dec. 31) marked TCU's individual high performance of the season.
All-Mountain West Conference First Team
Three-Time Mountain West Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 8; Feb. 9; March 9)
Colliers International Classic Tournament MVP
Sverrisdottir, one of only two Lady Frogs to start each game in 2008-09, took over TCU's point guard position during her sophomore season... became only the seventh Lady Frog to earn first-team all-conference honors... paced the team in scoring, rebounds and assists, joining former Frog Natasha Lacy as the only player to lead TCU in each category in the same season... was the only player ranked among the Mountain West Conference's top-7 players in scoring (No. 4), rebounds (No. 6), assists (No. 2) and steals (No. 7)... ranked 44th nationally in assists per game... placed her name in several of the program's single-season top-10 statistical charts, including: free throws made (No. 2), assists (No. 3), points (No. 6), free throw percentage (No. 8) and rebounds (No. 9). recorded a team-best nine double-doubles... reached double figures in all but five games, with seven 20-point efforts... led TCU in assists 23 games, 16 times in rebounds and 15 times in assists... posted two of the Mountain West Conference's five 10-assist games during the season... was listed among the 10 "Toughest Omissions" in Graham Hayes' (ESPN.com) list of the Top 15 players in women's college basketball on Feb. 26... scored 18 points with seven assists to help fuel TCU's season-opening upset of No. 3/5 Maryland on Nov. 14... nearly recorded only TCU's second triple-double ever against UTSA (Nov. 16) with 19 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best eight assists... went to the free-throw line a career-high 12 times in the game, sinking nine, which also marked a personal best... recorded career bests for 3-pointers and minutes vs. Eastern Michigan in the Cancun Challenge... had 20 points, eight boards and six assists at Fresno State (Dec. 4)... had two double-doubles during TCU's championship run at the Colliers International Classic where she was named tournament MVP... after going for 20 points and 11 boards vs. Saint Louis (Dec. 6), helped lead TCU to its first-ever road upset of a top-5 team with 17 points and a career-best 10 assists at No. 3 Cal (Dec. 7)... the assist total marked TCU's most since former Frog Natasha Lacy had 11 vs. Depaul on Feb. 13, 2005... named MWC Co-Player of the Week, her third career weekly league honor, on Dec. 8 following the performances vs. Fresno State, Saint Louis and Cal... pulled down a career-best 13 boards while adding 22 points vs. SMU (Dec. 30)... also tied a career best with three blocked shots against the Mustangs... went 10-of-11 from the charity stripe while scoring 21 points with eight boards during the Jan. 21 road win at Wyoming... scored TCU's final six points with a perfect effort at the free-throw line to help hold off the Cowgirls... scored a career-high 25 points with eight boards while going 10-for-10 at the free throw line during a Jan. 25 loss at New Mexico... scored a career-high 27 points with nine boards and four assists at Utah (Feb. 4)... tied a career best for the second straight game with a trio of 3-pointers vs. Colorado State (Feb. 7)... totaled 16 points, 10 assists, five boards and a career-high five steals Feb. 10 vs. UNLV... recorded her 200th career assist against the Rebels... went for 18-8-6 during the Feb. 18 road win at Air Force, while adding her seventh double-double Feb. 28 at San Diego State with 19 points and 12 boards... named MWC Co-Player of the Week for the third time on March 9 following a double-double in the Frogs' regular-season finale featuring 20 points and 10 boards... fell only two assists shy of a triple double during a March 11 loss to UNLV in the second round of the MWC Tournament with 16 points, 13 boards and eight assists... led the Frogs in scoring (12 points), rebounds (eight) and assists (four) during TCU's NCAA Tournament first-round loss to South Dakota State (March 22).
Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year
All-Mountain West Conference Honorable Mention
Two-Time Mountain West Conference Player of the Week (Feb. 11; Feb. 19)
Sverrisdottir was named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year following the conclusion of the regular season... started 33 of 35 games as a true freshman... finished the season as TCU's highest-scoring freshman since Sandora Irvin (10.8) in 2001-02... ranked second on the team in rebounds and third in scoring and assists... led the Frogs in scoring eight times, nine times in rebounds and 10 games in assists... the lone freshman to appear among the Mountain West Conference's top-30 rankings for scoring (21st), rebounds (12th) and assists (14th)... became the fourth true freshman to start a season opener under Head Coach Jeff Mittie against Radford (Nov. 9), joining sophomore teammate Shayla Moore (2006 vs. Maryland) and former Frogs Natasha Lacy (2003) and Sandora Irvin (2001)... led TCU against Colorado State (Jan. 19) with then-career highs of 20 points and eight rebounds... recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and a then-career-high 11 rebounds during the Feb. 5 win over BYU... followed up by leading the Frogs in scoring (14 pts), rebounds (eight) and assists (four) against SDSU on Feb. 9... named Mountain West Conference Co-Player of the Week for her efforts against the Cougars and Aztecs... pulled down a personal-best 12 rebounds while adding nine points and four assists during TCU's home win over No. 22/22 Wyoming (Feb. 13)... led TCU to a home overtime win over New Mexico (Feb. 17) with a career-high 24 points and nine rebounds... shot 10-of-15 from the field against the Lobos, while scoring 19 points after halftime... earned Mountain West Conference Player of the Week for the second straight week for her play against the Cowgirls and Lobos... shot 5-of-7 from the field while leading TCU with 15 points and six boards during a March 1 home win over UNLV... collected a career-best three blocks during the March 5 home finale victory over Air Force... tied for the team lead with 12 points during TCU's MWC tourney semifinal loss to San Diego State (March 14)... went 6-for-6 from the free-throw line while totaling 16 points against Texas Tech (March 24) in the WNIT Third Round... pulled down 10 boards in the season-ending loss to Colorado in the WNIT quarterfinal round, her fifth contest with double-figure rebounds.
Sverrisdottir led the Icelandic national team to a third-place finish in Division B of the qualifying round for Eurobasket Women 2007... paced all players in Group B with 19.3 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game... recorded at least 20 points and 10 boards in three of six games, including highs of 33 points against Ireland and 15 boards versus Norway... shot 50.8 percent from the field for the tournament... earned Most Valuable Player honors each of her last three seasons with Haukar of the Icelandic Express League... led Haukar to consecutive league championships in 2006 and 2007... averaged 21.2 points and 7.3 rebounds per game during her final season.
Sverrisdottir is undecided on a major... born March 11, 1988... parents are Sverrir Hjorleifsson and Svanhildur Gudlaugsdottir... has two brothers, David and Kristjan, and one sister, Gudbjörg... aspires to play professionally following her stay as a Lady Frog... lists soccer among many sports as a hobby, while her other interests include hanging out with friends and traveling.
Photo Gallery-Sophomore Season (2008-09)
Photo Gallery-Freshman Season (2007-08)