Illinois took on Alcorn State on Sunday, November 17th at State Farm Center.
Named a first-team All-State selection by the Champaign News-Gazette ... Second-team Class 3A & 4A All-State selection by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association in 2013 ... Third-team All-State selection by the Chicago Tribune ... Two-time Mid-Suburban League Player of the Year ... Four-time Daily Herald Cook County All-Area selection ... Scored over 1,000 points in her career ... Named to the 2012 ESPNChicago.com All-Area team after averaging 16.0 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals for Fremd ... Averaged 18.9 points and 3.0 assists per game, while making 68 three-pointers in 2012-13 ... Led Fremd to a runner-up finish in the 2013 IHSA Class 4A state tournament and a 26-8 record ... Played in four Mid-Suburban League title games ... Was a four-year starter ... Also a standout midfielder on Fremd's soccer team.
Born on Sept. 21, 1994 ... Parents are Steve and Lonnie McConnell ... Has two sisters, Jennifer and Megan ... Intends to major in math education ... Was a member of National Honor Society at Fremd ... Plans to become a high school math teacher.