The NIU women's basketball team took part in the #Layup4Lauren Challenge Wednesday morning, honoring Lauren Hill of Mount Saint Joseph's fight for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). For more information, visit LayupForLauren.com
Photos from the Huskies 2013-14 home opener against the Mississippi Valley State Devilettes. NIU defeated MVSU, 79-60.
2013-2014: Played in 21 games off the bench for NIU, averaging 7.6 minutes per game Averaged 1.6 points and 1.7 rebounds per game Made 7-of-9 attempts at the free throw line (.778) Made Huskie debut in season-opener at UW-Green Bay, scoring eight points with a block and two steals (Nov. 8) Accounted for a season-high six rebounds, including four offensive, versus Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 12) Also scored eight points against the Devilettes (Nov. 12) Clocked 20 minutes at Wisconsin, scoring six points and grabbing five rebounds (Nov. 17) Registered 13 minutes at Miami (Ohio) with two rebounds and a steal (Jan. 18) Played 11 minutes at Akron (Feb. 19)
ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Spent the last two years at Elgin Community College National Junior College Athletic Association Division II first-team All-American 2012-2013 Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Player of the Year Led the Spartans to a 26-8 record, 13-1 in conference play, the 2013 ISCC title, and the school's first appearance in the 2013 NJCAA National Tournament Averaged 18.9 points and 11.4 rebounds per game, both team highs Her 642 points ranked second in NJCAA Division II Earned the NJCAA Exemplary Academic Achievement awards in each of her two seasons at Elgin Community College.
HAMPSHIRE HIGH SCHOOL: Reached the 1,000 point plateau and was a unanimous all-conference, and a Daily Herald All-Area team selection in 2010 Garnered Northwest Herald All-Area Honorable mention her senior year Graduated second in her class of 224 students in 2011 Also a member of the volleyball team in high school
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Daughter of Pat and Lisa Dumoulin Member of the National Honor Society Involved with Junior Farmers 4-H Club as well as her church Grew up on the family operated pig farm Majoring in Mechanical Engineering Interned in Rockford at Triangle Metals in summer 2014 One of 10 children in her immediate family Has six sisters, Cassie (23), Michelle (21), Jenny (20), Tricia (18), Nikki (17) and Jessie (11), and three brothers, Billy (15), Tommy (14) and Ben (7).
CAREER HIGHS Minutes: 25, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Field Goals Made: 3, twice, last; vs Mississippi Valley State (11/12/13) Field Goals Attempted: 11, vs Mississippi Valley State (11/12/13) Three Pointers Made: 1, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Three Pointers Attempted: 2, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Free Throws Made: 2, twice, last; at Wisconsin (11/17/13) Free Throws Attempted: 3, vs Mississippi Valley State (11/12/13) Rebounds: 6, vs Mississippi Valley State (11/12/13) Assists: 1, vs UIC (12/31/13) Blocks: 1, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Steals: 2, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Points: 8, twice, last; vs Mississippi Valley State (11/12/13)