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 first home MAC loss against the Bulls.
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)