Gillian Bjerke #24
High School: Is a graduate of Pelican Rapids High School, where she earned Class 2A All-State honors as a junior and senior ... set the single season scoring record of 499 points as a junior before breaking her own record with 547 as a senior ... is the school's all-time leading scorer (1,404) and rebounder (753) ... helped her North Tartan AAU team to a 2004 State Championship.
Personal: Born on August 9, 1987 ... has a brother, Alex, and sister, Chelsea ... is a sports management major at Concordia.
Fast Facts: Favorite food is Mexican, especially enchiladas ... roots for all Minnesota athletic teams ... nicknames are G and G-Money ... favorite quote is "Dream it, believe it, and you will achieve it!" ... her parents have been the most influential people in her life, supperting her through thick and thin ... cannot stand the sniffling "like a pig sound" or when people don't use their turn signals ... also enjoys playing volleyball ... people might not know that she played the violin ... got her basketball skills from her talented parents.