2011-12 - Junior: Named Big Ten's Sixth Player of the Year ... Earned Team MVP, and team's Sixth Player of the Year and shared co-Defensive Player of the Year honors with Karisma Penn ... Averaged 15.6 points per game over the final eight contests while reaching double-figures in nine of the last 12 games ... Had 27 steals over the final seven games of the season, including a career-high seven during Illinois' 66-65 upset victory over No. 10 Ohio State on Feb. 9 ... Produced a career-high 13 rebounds, including 10 on the defensive glass, against Memphis on Nov. 15, adding eight points, four blocks and four assists ... Scored 10 points against California on Nov. 20, connecting on 4-of-6 field goals while contributing five rebounds, two assists and two steals ... Tallied 17 points on six field goals and four free throws against RV/#18 Green Bay on Nov. 24. Added three steals, three assists, two boards and two blocks against the Phoenix ... Hit 4-of-6 field goals to contribute 11 points at Illinois State on Dec. 7, connecting on a career-high trio of three-pointers in 21 minutes of action ... Scored seven points on 1-of-2 shooting from the field and a season-best 5-of-6 showing from the free throw line, also tying a season-high with three steals while dishing out three assists in only 17 minutes against Alabama A&M on Dec. 28 ... Earned eight points on 3-of-6 shooting, including a pair of threes, to go with three assists and three blocks at Northwestern on Jan. 16 ... Connected for a career-high 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field and a 7-of-9 performance at the charity stripe, also grabbing a team-best eight rebounds while dishing out three assists against No. 22/21 Penn State on Jan. 19 ... Went off for 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field against #10/12 Ohio State on Jan. 22, pulling down a team-high seven rebounds while dishing out three assists ... Scored nine points, including the game-tying bucket with 9.4 seconds left in regulartion, and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds at Michigan State on Jan. 26, also tying a season-high for assists (4) and minutes played (37 ... Team-high 18 points led the Illini to victory over Minnesota on Feb. 2, adding four boards and two blocks to help secure the win ... Continued her hot shooting streak, hitting 7-of-10 from the field, including a career-high five three-pointers, for a personal-best 25 points at #15/17 Purdue on Feb. 5, also adding a team-best eight boards while tying a season-high with four steals ... Led the Illini to a 66-65 victory over No. 10 Ohio State on Feb. 9 with a team-high 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field, earning a career-high seven steals while dishing out four assists and grabbing four rebounds .... Tied for the team lead in points with 13 against Minnesota on Feb. 16, also grabbing seven rebounds ... Finished with 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor while hitting all five free throw attempts against Northwestern on Feb. 20 ... Went off for 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting, including a trio of made three-pointers, at Wisconsin on Feb. 23 ... Scored double-digits in the season finale at the Big Ten Tournament with 12 points against Michigan, also grabbing six rebounds.
2010-11 - Sophomore: Played in 27 games, including one start ... Second on the team in scoring (9.2 ppg), steals (1.7 spg), blocks (1.2 bpg) and FG percentage (.466), while also averaging 3.6 rebounds and shooting .341 from three-point range ... Earned the team's Sixth Man Award and shared the team's Best Defensive Player Award with Karisma Penn ... Drained 4-of-6 field goals for 16 points and had five rebounds and three steals against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal on March 5 ... Went for 10 points and five boards in Illinois' upset win over No. 3 seed Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament on March 4 ... Tallied 14 points and tied her career high with seven boards in the regular season finale against Michigan on Feb. 27 ... Scored a career-high 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting to go with six rebounds and four steals at Iowa on Feb. 24 ... Tied her career-bests in steals (5) and assists (4) against Michigan State on Feb. 20 ... Totaled 11 points, five rebounds and three blocks against Indiana on Feb. 10 ... Scored what was then a career-high 16 points and tied her career-high with five steals at Michigan on Feb. 6 ... Hit 6-of-8 from the field for 15 points in 16 minutes at Northwestern on Feb. 3 ... Had nine points, a career-high six blocks and four steals vs. Penn St. on Jan. 27 ... Hit 7-of-9 from the free throw line at Indiana on Jan. 13 and scored all nine of her points in the second half ... Had a big night against Northwestern on Jan. 9, with 16 points, a career-high seven rebounds, a career-high five steals and three blocks ... Saw her first action of 2010-11 against #14 North Carolina on Nov. 27 in Hawaii ... Was suspended for first five games of 2010-11 for a violation of team rules.
2009-10 - Freshman: Played in 33 games, including four starts early in the season ... Averaged 5.6 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... One of the team's top perimeter defenders, averaging 0.9 steals per game ... Converted the game-winning three-point play with 10.3 seconds left against Minnesota on Jan. 10, giving Illinois the win ... Scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds in the WNIT win over Marquette on March 22 ... Missed the March 19 WNIT game at Western Kentucky due to a violation of team rules ... Scored seven first-half points at Northwestern on Feb. 28 ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Penn State on Jan. 24, also scoring 12 points and dishing out a career-high tying three assists ... Scored nine points and had two steals at Wisconsin on Jan. 17 ... Contributed 11 points, five rebounds, two assists and a block at Indiana on Jan. 7, shooting 2-of-2 from the three-point line ... Had a career-high three blocks against No. 6 Ohio State on Dec. 28 ... Shot 6-of-7 from the field on Dec. 19 against Oakland for a career-high 15 points to go along with three steals and two assists ... Played a career-high 34 minutes against Marquette on Dec. 9, contributing seven points, four rebounds, a career-high three assists and two steals ... Scored 14 points against Siena on Nov. 15, shooting 5-of-6 from the field and hitting two three-pointers ... Made her first career start in the season-opener at Temple on Nov. 13, contributing six points and four rebounds ... Awarded the team's Sixth Man Award at the annual postseason banquet.
Ranked as the No. 36 senior nationally and the top-ranked senior in the state of Illinois according to ESPN HoopGurlz ... Also ranked No. 101 by Blue Star ... 2009 Champaign News-Gazette and Chicago Sun Times Player of the Year ... Consensus Illinois Class 3A first team All-State selection as a senior, earning honors from the Associated Press, IBCA, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune and Champaign News-Gazette ... Explosive athlete averaged a double-double of 18.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game her senior season ... Helped Marshall to the Illinois Class 3A state championship in 2008 and the state third place crown in 2009 ... Was named Marshall's Athlete of the Year in 2008-09 and was a McDonald's All-America nominee ... As a junior, averaged 14.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game and earned Champaign News-Gazette All-State honors ... Played in the post in high school but is projected to play more on the perimeter in college ... Is the first player from the Chicago Public League to sign with Illinois since Angelina Williams in the fall of 2000 ... Attended the same high school as WNBA star Cappie Pondexter, a former Jolette Law pupil at Rutgers ... High school coach was Dorothy Gators ... Played for the Illinois Hustle AAU team and coach Derril Kipp ... Also ran track and cross country and played softball at Marshall and was homecoming queen ... Considered DePaul, Michigan State and Seton Hall, among others, before choosing Illinois.
Born May 1, 1991 ... Major is undecided ... Daughter of Rodney GodBold and Christel Pierce ... Has two sisters, Arielle and Alexis ... List hobbies as drawing and writing ... Her earliest basketball memory is how nervous she was before her first game in sixth grade ... Says her parents most influenced her athletic career because they always kept her focused and on the right track and were always positive and there for her whenever she needed them.