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: Appeared in 11 games off the bench in her freshman season Recorded a rebound in four games Made season debut in home state at UW-Green Bay, playing two minutes (Nov. 8) Registered first career rebound versus Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 12) Scored first basket December 31, 2013 versus UIC Also played a season-high 14 minutes against the Flames Grabbed one offensive board and converted a layup at Bowling Green (Jan. 26) Finished 2-for-7 (.286) from the field
MUKWONAGO HIGH SCHOOL: A three sport athlete at Mukwonago Played volleyball, basketball and softball Team captain of both the volleyball and basketball teams as a senior Member of the softball team in freshman and sophomore season Most valuable player for the volleyball squad as a senior An all-conference selection in both volleyball and basketball Garnered honorable mention all-state accolades in volleyball and all-area honors for the basketball team Led the basketball squad to a conference title and a runner-up finish in 2012-13 on the court, finishing 25-3 Averaged 9.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game in her 28 starts.
CAREER HIGHS Minutes: 14, vs UIC (12/31/13) Field Goals Made: 1, twice, last; at Bowling Green (1/26/14) Field Goals Attempted: 1, seven times, last; at western Michigan (2/1/14) Three Pointers Made: N/A Three Pointers Attempted: N/A Free Throws Made: N/A Free Throw Attempts: 2, at Green Bay (11/7/13) Rebounds: 1, four times, last; at Bowling Green (1/26/14) Assists: N/A Blocks: N/A Steals: N/A Points: 2, twice, last; at Bowling Green (1/26/14)