SAGINAW COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Danielle (Kamm) Carter 


CLASS OF 2018

Danielle Kamm was a four-year basketball, volleyball and softball standout at Nouvel Catholic Central High School where she graduated in 2003. Her basketball talents shined at a relatively young age as she scored 1,085 points in grade school, which included a 46-point game and a high of 23 rebounds. She was named the Outstanding Michigan Female High School Athlete her senior year by the Detroit Athletic Club. Kamm also won the Miss Basketball Award, annually awarded to the top senior high school player in the state, after averaging 18 points and 11.8 rebounds for the Panthers. The 6-foot-2 center averaged 20.7 points and 11.8 rebounds as a junior and named to Street & Smith’s All-America team. Kamm averaged 18.4 points as a sophomore and 15.7 as a freshman. Her career marks include 1,825 points for an 18.2 average and 1,275 rebounds. She is a career 76.5 free throw shooter and shot 47 percent from the floor. Kamm, who was nominated to the McDonalds High School All-America team, was named to the Associated Press All-State team four times, the BCAM All-State team four times, Detroit Free Press All-State team three times, Detroit News All-State team three times and the Saginaw News Dream Team four times. Kamm led Nouvel to a Final Four appearance, three regional titles and four district crowns during her prep career. The Panthers were 88-13 during her four years on the varsity. She was named All-Area four times in softball and two times in volleyball. Additionally, Kamm’s AAU teams won four Michigan championships as she appeared in three National semifinals and helped capture the 1998 National Championship – the first team from Michigan to accomplish this feat. Kamm, who was recruited by over 130 schools throughout the nation, accepted a full-ride basketball scholarship to Marquette University in Milwaukee where she tallied over 1,000 points from 2004-07. As a freshman, she started all but one game for Marquette and notched her first collegiate double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds against Tulane. Kamm appeared in all 30 games for the Golden Eagles as a sophomore, earning the start in 29 contests. She tallied double figures in scoring 14 times and had nine rebounds and a career-best six blocked shots versus Charlotte. Kamm scored 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor and 3-of-4 from the perimeter in the WNIT championship game at Kansas State. She also had five rebounds and three assists. She tallied a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to go along with four assists and three steals against Pittsburgh in the WNIT semifinals. In her senior year (2006-07) she started in 27 of 33 contests. She had a career night against Manhattan registering 26 points in only 23 minutes of play, connecting on 10 of 15 shots from the floor and her six treys matched an Al McGuire Center individual single-game record. Kamm tallied her 1,000th career point at Providence becoming the 18th player in program history to accomplish the feat. She finished her college career with 1,079 points, ranking her 21st in school history. Kamm’s 671 rebounds rank 10th all-time at Marquette and her 95 blocks are 5th all-time.