Highlights from the Huskies 60-49 victory over Miami (Ohio). Freshmen Kelly Smith and Renee Sladek each recorded double-doubles as NIU limited the RedHawks to less than 50 points, the fifth different opponent to score in the 40s.
Photos from the Huskies 2013-14 home opener against the Mississippi Valley State Devilettes. NIU defeated MVSU, 79-60.
2014-15: • Played in 17 games, making one start before suffering season-ending injury at Ball State (Jan. 31) • Averaged 10.9 minutes per game, averaging 1.9 points per game; shot .395 from the field • Scored a season-high six points at UIC (Nov. 17) and at Bradley (Dec. 30), draining three field goals in each game • Dished a season-high three assists at Missouri (Dec. 14) and Northern Iowa (Dec. 21) • Blocked three shots during the season • Made first career start versus South Dakota State in the Lady Rebel Round-Up (Nov. 29) • Played a season-high 21 minutes at UIC (Nov. 17) • Was 2-for-2 at the free throw line at Ball State before suffering season-ending injury (Jan. 31) • Helped the Huskies to the second-best turnovers per game rate in the NCAA (10.6/G)
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: 21, at UIC (11/17/14) Field Goals Made: 3, twice, last; at Bradley (12/30/14) Field Goals Attempted: 6, at Bradley (12/30/14) Three Pointers Made: N/A Three Pointers Attempted: N/A Free Throws Made: 2, at Ball State (1/31/15) Free Throw Attempts: 2, four times, last; at Ball State (1/31/15) Rebounds: 2, three times, last; vs SIUE (12/17/14) Assists: 3, twice, last; at UNI (12/21/14) Blocks: 1, three times, last; at Bradley (12/30/14) Steals: 1, four times, last; at Ball State (1/31/15) Points: 6, twice, last; at Bradley (12/30/14)