Golden Gopher Career Notes
A two-year starter at power forward for the Gophers • Started 57 of 95 career games with 1,019 career points and a 10.7 points per game average in her three-year Minnesota career • The 16th member of the Gophers’ 1,000 point club • Finished career in 15th place on the career scorers’ list • Averaged 8.7 points per game in nine career NCAA Tournament games • Pulled down 453 career rebounds • Scored in double figures in 48 career games with six double-doubles and 15 career game scoring 20 or more points
2005-06 Season (Jr.)
All-Big Ten Second Team selection by both the Conference coaches and media • Preseason Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-American • Scored her 1,000th career point in the Indiana game (2/23) • Started 23 of 27 games played • Led the team in scoring (14.1 ppg.) and rebounding (6.9 rpg.) • Scored in double figures 17 times and over 20 in seven contests • Notched her third double-double of the season (sixth of career) with 20 points and 11 rebounds in win over Indiana (2/23), added six assists • Tallied 21 points, eight rebounds and a career-high five steals in just 21 minutes in win over Michigan (2/5) • Named the Big Ten Player of the Week (1/30) after averaging 29.0 points and 8.5 rebounds in wins over Penn State and North Dakota State • Netted 25 points (8-8 FT), eight rebounds and five assists in win over Penn State • Scored a career-high 33 points, with nine rebounds and five steals, in win over North Dakota State • Tallied a double-double versus No. 12/11 Purdue with 21 points and 11 rebounds, her eighth career game with double-digit rebounds • Scored 26 points in win at Indiana • Pulled down 11 rebounds versus Northwestern • Posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in win over Iowa State • Tallied 16 points and six assists in 22 minutes in win over Washington State • Scored a season-high 22 points (9-12) versus Nebraska • Pulled down a career high 13 rebounds versus New Mexico • Saw her first action of the season in the Paradise Jam and came off the bench in both games • Named the Paradise Jam MVP after averaging 15.5 points and 6.0 rebounds • Missed the Subway Classic after returning from a personal leave of absence from the team • Earned third varsity letter.
2004-05 Season (So.)
A 2005 All-Big Ten Honorable Mention selection • Golden Gopher starter at power forward in all 34 games • Team’s top scorer in 11 games, seven straight late in the season • Second on the team averaging 14.4 points per game • Scored in double figures in 26 games • Scored 20 or more points in eight games • Led the Gophers with a 14.7 points per game scoring average in the 2005 NCAA Tournament • Led team with 23 points in NCAA Second Round victory over Virginia • Scored 17 points (7-10 FGs) in NCAA win over St. Francis • Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team after averaging a tournament-leading 23.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game • Led Gophers with 18 points in Big Ten championship game versus No. 8/7 Michigan State • Led Gophers with 24 points in Big Ten semifinal win over No. 3/6 and top-seeded Ohio State • Tied a career best with 28 points, a school record in the Big Ten Tournament, in the win over Purdue • Scored 26 points versus Northwestern • Notched her third career double-double with 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in win at Indiana • Scored 16 points versus No. 9/9 Michigan State • Tallied 21 points, nine rebounds, five steals versus No. -/25 Iowa • Scored 14 points with seven rebounds in just 18 minutes in win over No. 23/- New Mexico • Tallied her second career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds in win over Drake • Scored 18 points versus No. 1 LSU in her first start versus a nationally ranked team • Scored 21 points in win over Santa Clara • Earned Subway Classic MVP honors, averaging 18.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game • Named to the WBCA Classic all-tournament team, averaging 23.0 points per game • Tallied first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds at Washington • Named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Nov. 15 • Scored a career high 28 points vs. UNLV in her first collegiate start • Voted the team’s Most Improved Player • Earned her second varsity letter.
2003-04 Season (Fr.)
Saw action at the small forward and power forward positions during her rookie season • Played in all 34 games averaging 14.3 minutes and 4.8 ppg. • Scored in double figures five times • Contributed 10 points, four rebounds and three steals in a season-high 25 minutes versus 6/6 Connecticut in the Final Four semifinal game • Played 17 minutes in the NCAA Tournament win over #1 Duke, pulling down three important rebounds and adding two points • Tallied nine points in NCAA win over 8/9 Kansas State • Scored six points, including 4-of-4 free throws in crucial second-half stretch, in NCAA win over UCLA • Career-high 10 rebounds and nine (4-5 FG) points in 25 minutes in Big Ten Tourney game versus Northwestern • Played 14 minutes off the bench with eight points, three rebounds, and two assists vs. No. 5/6 Penn State • Scored a career-high 13 points in just 10 minutes of action against Georgia State • Scored eight points with four steals and three assists vs. No. 16 Colorado • Scored six points in her first collegiate game, versus Southern • Earned first varsity letter.
High School Highlights
A 2003 graduate of Eastview High School • Led the Lightning to a runner-up finish in the 2003 Minnesota Class 4A Tournament and the 2003 Lake Conference title • As conference rivals, battled former Lakeville star and now teammate Liz Podominick through their high school careers • A 2003 Associated Press All-State First Team selection • A Minnesota Ms. Basketball finalist • Shared 2003 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year honors with Liz Podominick • Honorable mention all-state performer her junior season • A three-time All-Lake Conference selection • Compiled 1,750 career points and 1,100 career rebounds • Averaged better than a double-double in her last two seasons, notching 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior and 20.6 points and 11.8 rebounds per game. Played on the 2003 North Tartan AAU team that won the 18-under national championship • A 2003 AAU All-American •ame as a junior • Earned two varsity letters in soccer • Played goalkeeper • Led Lightning to 2002 state tournament quarterfinals.
Born May 10, 1985 • Sociology major • recipient of the Carol Ann (Shudlick) Smith Endowed Scholarship • Daughter of Bob and Bev Broback • Has two older brothers, Dan and David.