Nickname: Cindizzy, Cinbad
Career plans: Teach high school history/English, coach high school
Favorite TV Show: Blind Date/Boomtown
Favorite Musical Artists: Marvin Gaye/Stevie Wonder
Favorite Movie: Fear
Meal I looked forward to growing up: Dad's fried chicken & sweat potatoes
Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Biggest Sports Thrill: Being a member of my high school's basketball team's first city league championship in school's history
Famous People I have met: Charles Barkley, Barry Bonds, Jerome Bettis
My town is known for... football, lots of rivers, steel production
What I worked on during the off-season: getting quicker, foul shooting
Top childhood memory: Getting my first dog, Brutus
What I like about being a Fighting Illini.. Playing at the Assembly Hall
What I've learned from Coach Grentz: Presentation, presentation, presentation.
Three words to describe my play: Intense, tenacious, blue collar I chose my jersey because...in middle school, it was the only jersey that fit. I've had it ever since.
Growing up I most admired...my father and grandfather
2002-03 Highlights: Named Third Team All-Big Ten Record 11 double doubles to give her 23 for her career. Led the Big Ten in rebounding for the second straight year (9.6 pg). Had 22 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in win over Auburn, marking Coach Grentz's 600th victory. Had 19 points and 14 rebounds while making 6 of 8 field goals in Illinois' first win in Iowa City in 20 years. Needed a 17-rebound output in the season finale at Indiana to take over the Big Ten lead in rebounding. Led the Illini in both rebounding (278) and steals (56). Had the school's third best single-season rebounding output.
2001-02 Highlights: A second-team All-Big Ten selection, led the Big Ten in rebounding (9.4) during conference while ranking 32nd in the nation in rebounding for the season (9.3) Posted 11 double doubles on the season, including six in a row to end the regular season Posted 14 rebounds in three straight games vs. Ohio State, Penn State, and Indiana late in the season Led the Illini with 19 points and 11 rebounds, ten off the defensive boards, in her homecoming at Duquesne Grabbed 15 rebounds against Pepperdine at the United Center Also grabbed a career-best 17 boards against the Tigers Named Big Ten Player of the Week after performances vs. Eastern Illinois and Missouri Reached double figures in rebounding 12 times as well as leading the Illini on the boards in 16 contests Set a career high with 20 points against Minnesota on Jan. 31 Reached double figures in points (14) and rebounds (10) for the sixth straight time in the season finale at Iowa Reached double figures in scoring in 22 of 26 games as well as rebounding in double figures 12 times Grabbed a team-best 70 steals.
2000-01 Highlights: Led the Illini with 12 rebounds in season opener against Clemson Posted her first career double-double vs. Kansas (12 points, 10 rebounds) Scored a career-high 15 points against Texas Dished out a career-high four assists at Illinois State Recorded a career-high six steals against Minnesota on Feb. 4 Set a career-high with three blocks against the Wildcats Went 6-7 from the floor en route to scoring a career-high 16 points against Wisconsin at the Big Ten Tournament.
1999-2000 Highlights -Redshirt freshman missed first two games while nursing a bruised knee and aggravated the knee injury vs. UCSB Missed the remainder of the season with her third torn ACL.
1998-99 Highlights: Suffered her second tear of an anterior cruciate ligament on Nov. 26 at the U. of San Diego Tourney Played in games 2-4 on the year, averaging 8.7 points and 4.3 rebounds per game Scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds while making 5 of 8 field goals against Wagner.