Karsen Sims
Karsen Sims


Gatlinburg, Tenn.

High School:
Gatlinburg-Pittman HS



• 2013-14 Big South All-Freshman Team

2013-14 (Freshman):Selected to the Big South All-Freshman team ... Averaged 7.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals per game ... Scored a season-high 20 points on 6-of-12 from the floor, including 4-of-6 from three, and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line to led Coastal to a 83-71 victory at UNC Asheville (3/1) ... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds in each regular season game against Charleston Southern (1/18 and 2/20) ... Dished out a season-high six assists in Coastal's last minute come-from-behind victory at Radford (12/30) ... Double-digit scorer in nine games, with seven of those coming against conference competition ... Made a season-high four 3-pointers at Longwood (12/28), at Campbell (1/11) and at UNC Asheville (3/1) ... Scored 18 points in CCU's record-setting 83-53 victory at Longwood (12/28) ... Led Coastal in scoring twice, rebounding once, assists twice and steals three times ... Made three or more 3-pointers in five games ... Ended the season shooting 35.8 percent from the field, 33.0 percent from three and 75.6 percent at the charity stripe ... Starter in 13 game, including seven straight from Dec. 5-Jan. 4 ... Appeared in 28 contests, logging 677 minutes of action.

At Gatlinburg-Pittman HS: Concluded interscholastic career with 1,337 points and 713 rebounds ... Averaged 13.4 points and 6.7 rebounds while dishing out 98 assists and recording 82 steals during senior campaign ... Led the Highlanders to a 24-7 overall record and perfect 12-0 conference mark, including a conference regular season and tournament championship, as a senior ... Named all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior along with earning the District 3-AA Player of the Year honor ... Four-time All-District 3-AA and All-County Mountain Press selection ... Earned first team Knoxville News Sentinel Prep Xtra honors as a senior ... Named one of the top 10 female basketball players to watch by the Knoxville News Sentinel ... Three-time All-District 3-AA Tournament Team honors for her efforts as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Three-sport athlete also competing in soccer and track & field ... Earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state honors on the soccer field as both junior and senior ... Set the Highlander track & field records in the high jump (5-0), triple jump (32-2.5) and pentathlon point total (2,529) ... Placed seventh in the pentathlon at the state championship meet as a junior ... Became the first female to play football at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School and scored the first points on the gridiron by a female in the history of Sevier County high school football.