The Illini women's basketball team visited patients at the Carle Hospital pediatric wing on Friday, January 4.
Averaged 11.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game and shot 41 percent from the field in helping Iowa City West to the championship game of the Class 4A state tournament in 2011 ... The Trojans also won the Mississippi Valley Conference for the first time in 22 years ... High School coach was Kay Dileo ... Transferred to Iowa City West after playing her first two seasons at Keokuk, who advanced to the state quarterfinals during her freshman year ... The three-star recruit also played for All Iowa Attack and is ranked as the 59th best guard in the class by HoopGurlz ... Played for AIA Johnson (coached by Dickson Jensen) ... Also considered Nebraska, Missouri, Iowa State and Iowa.
Born Feb. 16, 1994 ... Daughter of Scott and Kaki Piper ... Has one brother, Logan ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies ... Member of the youth group and the National Honor Society ... won the Presidential Academic Honor award ... Enjoys tennis and Zumba.