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
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.
A second half surge by NIU wasn't enough as it outscored the Crusaders in the period, 35-27.
Has sat out the last two seasons but looking to contribute in 2014-15
2013-14: Suffered season-ending leg injury in October that forced her to miss the season
2012-13: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer regulations
WISCONSIN (2011-12): Played in 27 games, starting one, for Wisconsin during the 2011-12 season Averaged 9.5 minutes per game Played in her first career game at Milwaukee (Nov. 11), scoring first two career points Had first career start at Kansas (Dec. 8) Played a season-high 25 minutes at Iowa (Jan. 19) and at Nebraska (Feb. 19) Averaged 2.1 points per game Netted nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range against Boston College (Nov. 30) Scored nine points against Michigan State (Feb. 16), shooting 4-of-5 from the field Had a career-high 10 points at Nebraska (Feb. 19), shooting 3-of-6 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range Added a career-high four rebounds against the Huskers Averaged 0.5 rebounds per game Dished off a career-high three assists vs. Minnesota (March 1) Averaged 0.7 assists per game Had a career-high two steals vs. Boston College (Nov. 30).
WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year member of the varsity basketball team at Wayne High School for coach Mark Redding Finished high school career with 1,604 points, 688 assists and 478 steals Named all-conference four times, all-area all four years and all-state three times 2011 Indiana All-Star 2011 McDonalds All-American Game nominee Named to the 2010 Junior All-Star Core team Named team MVP in 2010 & 2011 Played in Midwest Elite All-Star Classic Team was 2009 Indiana 3A state champion Played for the Lady Legit AAU team for coaches Juan Gorman and Arthur Gregory Team was AAU national champion Played in Freshman Super Showcase in 2007 Also a letterwinner on the volleyball team Three-year letterwinner on the softball team Named Most Improved, MVP and won Golden Glove Award National Honor Society President in 2010 & 2011
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Parents are Juan and Adrianne Gorman Has four siblings, Kevin (17), Jordan (12), Payton (7) and Sydney (5) Major is child development and psychology