Photos from the Illini women's basketball team's visit to Stratton elementary school in Champaign on Thursday, Dec. 20.
AT GEORGIA TECH
Appeared in 10 games for the Sweet 16 qualifying Yellowjackets, who finished the season No. 10 in the coaches' poll.
Named MVP of the Narrows League (4A) as a junior and senior, leading Bellarmine Prep to three straight league championships ... Bellarmine placed fourth in the state in 2010 and sixth in the state in 2011 ... Rated a four-star prospect by HoopGurlz and the 29th best guard in the class of 2011 ... Earned The Narrows League 4A Freshman of the Year in 2008 and first-team all-league in 2009, `10 and `11 ... Three-year captain ... Four-time defensive award honoree ... Averaged 15.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game and scored at least 20 points nine times during her senior year ... Earned the Narrows League Academic Award ... Helped Bellarmine to back-to-back state titles in track & field in 2008 and 2009, running on the state champion 4x100-meter relay both years and the state champion 4x400-meter relays in 2009.
Born on Dec. 31, 1992 ... Daughter of Thomas and Bettye Hartwell ... Has one brother, Thomas, who is on the track team at the University of Mary (Bismarck, N.D.) ... Was the sports editor of her high school newspaper .. Enrolled in the Division of General Studies.