2007-08 - Senior Played in 19 games, starting 10 at forward ... Left the team prior to the Jan. 31 game against Purdue ... Finished career tied for seventh on the Illinois career rebouding list with 686 boards and tied for 16th on the blocked shots list with 52 ... Notched a career-high four steals on Jan. 17 at Ohio State to go along with eight points and 10 rebounds ... Was a force in the paint on Jan. 6 at Indiana, scoring 15 points and grabbing nine rebounds ... Played all 40 minutes for the first time in her career on Dec. 30 vs. Wisconsin, contributing eight points, four rebounds, three assists and two blocks ... Notched her first double-double of the season on Dec. 8 vs. Chicago State, with 20 points and 10 rebounds on 10-of-12 shooting ... Made her first start of the season on Dec. 5 against Oklahoma, turning in 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists ... Scored 13 points on Nov. 14 vs. UAB and converted a career-high seven free throws while grabbing seven rebounds.
2006-07 - Junior: Played in all 31 games, starting 30 at the power forward position ... Averaged a career-high 8.9 points per game and pulled a career-best 7.1 boards per game ... Shot .509 from the field, second best on the team ... Had a season-high 17 points and pulled down 10 boards at Iowa on Feb. 15 for her team-high sixth double-double of the season ... Has tallied 11 career double-doubles, most on the team ... Ranked seventh in the conference in defensive rebounding (5.13) and 11th in overall rebounds (7.1) ... Led the Illini in rebounding 12 times in 2006-07, second most on the team ... Scored in double-figures 17 times, which ranked third on the team, and pulled down double-digit rebounds six times, second most on the team ... Ranks 15th on the Illinois career rebounding list after her first three seasons with 568 career boards ... 2006-07 team co-captain.
2005-06 - Sophomore: Saw action in all 31 games, starting eight at forward ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 19) after 24-point, 11-rebound performance against No. 15 Oklahoma and All-American Courtney Paris ... Made a career-best and team season-high 10 field goals on 15 attempts against the Sooners ... Also had double-doubles on Dec. 22 vs. Illinois State (12 points, 10 rebounds) and in the WNIT Preliminary Round game vs. Western Illinois on March 15 (16 points, 11 rebounds) ... Led team in FG% (.548) and was second on the team in rebounding (5.6) ... Led the team in rebounding on 13 occasions and pulled down double-digit boards five times ... Won the team's Best Attitude Award for the second straight season.
2004-05 - Freshman: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team by conference coaches ... Played in all 30 games, starting 24 during her freshman season ... Averaged 5.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game ... Led all Big Ten freshmen and posted the second-highest all-time UI freshman field goal percentage (.578) ... Had the second-most rebounds by an Illinois freshman (176) ... Posted a double-double in her first collegiate game (11 pts., 11 rebs. vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 20) and had another one vs. No. 16 UCLA on Dec. 19 (12 pts., 11 rebs.) ... Led the team in rebounding on 12 occasions and reached double-figures in boards four times ... Scored a career-high 13 points vs. Central Michigan on Dec. 28... Winner of the team's Best Attitude Award.
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updated May 2008
updated May 2008