Highlights from the Huskies-Rockets overtime bout February 27, 2014, in which NIU defeated Toledo, 68-59. Northern Illinois outscored Toledo in the final 11 minutes of the game -- including overtime -- 28-12.
Photos from the Huskies 2013-14 home opener against the Mississippi Valley State Devilettes. NIU defeated MVSU, 79-60.
2012-13: Played in 29 games, starting 11 in the post ... Averaged 17.1 minutes per game ... Paced the Huskies with a .528 field goal percentage and 1.4 offensive rebounds per game ... Finished second on the team in blocks with 11 ... Poured in a career high 16 points on six-of-eight shooting versus Davidson in the Preseason WNIT (Nov. 17) ... Tallied seven double-digit scoring games ... Was a model of efficiency versus Xavier, sinking all six of the shots she attempted (Dec. 28) ... Made four perfect trips to the charity stripe versus Norfolk State, going eight-for-eight at the line (Dec. 29) ... Pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds at Eastern Michigan (Jan. 31) ... Recorded nine games of five or more rebounds.
2011-12:Appeared in 20 games, averaging 11.2 minutes per game...played a season-high 29 minutes vs. Southern Illinois (11/29/11) and scored a season-high 14 points on 3-of-8 shooting and an 8-for-9 performance at the free throw line...also had a season-high four assists vs. SIU...led the Huskies in shooting percentage (49%)...grabbed three or more rebounds 10 times, including a season-high seven vs. Central Michigan (1/5/12)...scored her first double-digit game at Illinois State (11/26/11) with 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting in 19 minutes...scored in 17 of 20 games on the season shooting 50% or better in 10 of 20 games.
High School: Ranked as the No. 2 forward and No. 12 overall player in Illinois by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... As a senior averaged 17.3 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 1.3 assists per game ... Before tearing her anterior cruciate ligament her junior season she averaged 24.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game ... Prior to the injury was a 2010 Illinois Ms. Basketball candidate ... Scored 21.5 points per game and netted 8.8 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Compiled a scoring average of 11.8 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game during freshman season ... Four-time All-Conference, All-Area and All-State honoree.
Personal: Daughter of Nate Augusta and Tiffany Linwood ... Born October 28, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Majoring in physical therapy ... Admires Kobe Byrant and Tamika Catchings.
AUGUSTA'S CAREER HIGHS
Minutes: 36, at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14) Field Goals Made: 10, at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14) Field Goals Attempted: 10, at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14) Three Pointers Made: N/A Three Points Attempted: 1, twice, last; vs UIC (12/31/13) Free Throws Made: 8, three times, last; at Toledo (2/20/13) Free Throws Attempted: 11, vs Ohio (1/4/14) Rebounds: 12, twice, last; at New Mexico State (11/29/13) Assists: 4, vs Southern Illinois (11/29/11) Blocks: 3, four times, last; at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14) Steals: 2, at Buffalo (3/9/13) Points: 24, at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14)