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#12 Krystal Forthan Season 2023-24

Portland, Ore.
High School
Georgetown (Texas) HS

One of the SEC’s most talented freshmen who played in 28 games with two starts … A two-time recipient of SEC Freshman of the Week … Averaged 5.7 points and 3.1 rebounds per game … Ranked second on the team in blocks with 24 … Put up 5.2 points and 3.2 boards per contest in SEC play … Contributed eight points with seven rebounds in her collegiate debut while knocking down 2-of-3 from three-point land at Wichita State on Nov. 14 … Made her first career start on Nov. 21 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff … Nearly dunked in the final 10 seconds of the first half against the Golden Lions but close attempt bounced off the rim … Terrific 15-point outing on 7-of-10 shooting in a season-high 26 minutes at Ohio State on Nov. 27 … Fired in a career-best 17 points in 17 minutes against Alabama State on Dec. 11 … Became the first freshman to lead LSU in scoring in a game since Adrienne Webb on Nov. 21, 2009 … Poured in 15 points — all in the first half — to lead LSU past McNeese State on Dec. 16 … Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 19, becoming the first Lady Tiger to earn the honor since LaSondra Barrett did so on March 2, 2009 … Tallied two acrobatic blocks to go along with nine points in 11 minutes at Ole Miss on New Year’s Day … Had only one made field goal at Mississippi State on Jan. 5, but it proved to be the biggest basket of the game when she skied over a State defender for a putback that gave Lady Tigers first lead of second half … Came off the bench for eight points and 12 rebounds with 11 of those coming in the second half comeback against South Carolina on Jan. 12 … The 12 boards were the most by a true freshman since LaSondra Barrett had 12 against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 15, 2008 … Were the most by a true freshman in an SEC game since Sylvia Fowles recorded 13 at Auburn on Feb. 20, 2005 … Contributed eight points and two blocks at Florida on Jan. 15 and was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week a day later on Jan. 16 … Sustained a high left ankle sprain in practice on Feb. 4 and missed the next four games — Kentucky, Mississippi State, at Alabama and Arkansas … Erupted for 15 points and a career-best 4-of-4 from the free throw line in NCAA Tournament second round against Penn State on March 20.

One of the nation’s elite high school prospects rated fifth by ESPN Hoop Gurlz … A finalist for the Naismith High School Player of the Year and a unanimous McDonald’s and WBCA All-American … Physically strong player with explosiveness … Guided Georgetown High School to a 33-4 record and the Class 5A state championship game as a senior in March 2011 … Sat out her junior season at Georgetown after transferring from Jefferson High School in Portland, Ore. … Texas high school rules do not allow transfers to play right away … In one season, put up 16.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game en route to being named Austin American-Statesman Central Texas Player of the Year … Dazzled fans in the Class 5A state semifinals as she recorded a double-double with 27 points and 20 rebounds … Became the first player from Central Texas in nine years to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game … Moved to Georgetown in August 2009 … As a sophomore, led Jefferson High School to a third-place finish in the Class 5A state tournament … As a freshman, was named the Portland Interscholastic League’s Class 6A Player of the Year while averaging 15.1 points per contest at Grant High School.

Full name is Krystal Nicole Forthan … Last name pronounced “Four-than” … Born on Dec. 20, 1992, in Portland, Ore. … Daughter of Ora Forthan … Has one brother, Christian … Chose to attend LSU “because the program is family oriented” … Majoring in sports administration. 

Points, 17, vs. Alabama State; Dec. 11, 2011
Rebounds, 12, vs. South Carolina; Jan. 12, 2012 
Field Goals, 8, vs. Alabama State; Dec. 11, 2011    
FG Attempts, 12, vs. South Carolina; Jan. 12, 2012
3-Pt Field Goals, 2, at Wichita State; Nov. 14, 2011
3-Pt FG Attempts, 3, twice; last vs. Penn State; March 20, 2012  
Free Throws, 4, vs. Penn State; March 20, 2012   
FT Attempts, 4, vs. Penn State; March 20, 2012
Assists, 3, twice; last vs. Alabama; Jan. 8, 2012   
Steals, 4, vs. South Carolina; Jan. 12, 2012  
Blocks, 3, at Ohio State; Nov. 27, 2012   
Minutes, 26, twice; last vs. South Carolina; Jan. 12, 2012


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