Roughly 100 student-athletes participated Saturday
Gardner averaged 14 points in MU's games in D.C.
Junior guard averaged 22.5 points in two games
MU finishes the season 16-16 overall
Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m. CT. at the Al McGuire Center
Katherine Plouffe's basket with 11:48 left in the second half of Marquette's 72-58 win over Cincinnati on March 4, 2013 put her in MU's 1,000-point club.
Highlights and post-game comments from coach Terri Mitchell, Katherine Plouffe and Arlesia Morse following MU's win over Cincinnati.
Highlights and post-game comments from head coach Terri Mitchell, Katherine Plouffe and Arlesia Morse following Marquette's 70-66 win over DePaul.
Post-game reaction from head coach Terri Mitchell and Katherine Plouffe following Marquette's 73-65 win over Navy on Dec. 19, 2012.
Profile on Marquette junior forward Katherine Plouffe on Sports32's Terri Mitchell Show - original air date Dec. 8, 2012.
Marquette Women's Basketball vs. Georgetown
* 2012-13 All-BIG EAST Second Team
2012-13: Notched 11 points and three blocks in 21 minutes of action while shooting 5-of-9 from the field in the seaon-opener against Butler (11/10)... Recorded her first double-double of the season with 16 points and ten rebounds in a 67-46 win over Marshall (11/23)... Tallied a 18 points while shooting 8-12 in a 84-64 loss to Texas A&M (11/25)... Pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds, scored eight points on 4-of-9 shooting, and recorded five steals in an overtime win at South Dakota St (11/28)... Recorded a season-high 13 rebounds in a 51-48 win over Fordam (12/1)... Recorded her second double-double of the season with 12 points and 13 rebounds in a 71-68 loss to Wisconsin (12/05)... Scored nine points while hitting 5-of-6 free throw attempts in a 55-46 loss to Green Bay (12/08) ... Recorded her third double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds, adding five steals in a loss to Toledo (12/15)... Reached a season high 23 points in a 73-65 victory over Navy, shooting 11-15 from the field (12/19)... Added her fourth double-double of the season with ten points and ten rebounds in a 77-61 victory over Loyola Chicago (12/29)... Notched a season high 24 points, shooting 6-6 from the line in a 78-74 victory over Central Michigan (1/2)... Recorded 13 points and seven rebounds, shooting 6-11 for the field in a loss to Syracuse (1/5)... Scored 13 points, shooting 6-13 from the field, added nine rebounds in a 74-65 victory over Pittsburgh (1/19)... Tallied 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a loss to No. 13 Louisville (1/22)...Scored ten points, adding nine rebounds and two assists in a loss to USF (1/26)... Achieved her fifth double-double of the season matching a season high 13 rebounds along with notching 14 points and three steals in a loss to Rutgers (1/30)...Tallied 18 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and three steals in a 70-66 victory over DePaul (2/2)... Tallied 15 points and five rebounds in a win over Villanova (2/10)... Scored 14 points and recorded seven rebounds in a loss to St. John's (2/20)... Recorded a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds in a win over Providence (2/26)... Became the 23rd player in Marquette women's basketball history to reach the 1,000 point milestone after scoring 20 points om 9-17 shooting from the field in a win over Cincinnati (3/4)... Scored 10 points will grabbing nine rebounds in a win over Pittsburgh (3/8)... Notched seven points and recorded 14 rebounds in a loss to DePaul (3/9)... Posted 10 points and nine rebounds vs. Northern Iowa (3/22) in the first round of the WNIT to go along with three assists, two steal and a block.
2011-12:All-BIG EAST Conference Honorable Mention ... Led Marquette in scoring and rebounding with 13.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game ... Recorded nine double-doubles, including five in BIG EAST action ... She proved to be one of the most versatile players in the conference as she ranked among the league leaders in six different statistical categories in BIG EAST play and in eight categories overall ... Scored 15 points to lead MU in loss vs Rutgers in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship ... Led Marquette with 16 points against No. 4 Connecticut ... Poured in a game-high 22 points at DePaul (2/12/12) ... Scored 19 points and added a game-high 15 rebounds in win over Pitt (Feb. 4) ... Notched a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds against Cincinnati (Feb. 1) ... Topped all scorers with 18 points and 11 rebounds in first BIG EAST road win of the season at St. John's (Jan. 15) ... Led Marquette with 16 points and 11 rebounds against Villanova (Jan. 10) ... Posted 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists in first BIG EAST win over Seton Hall (Jan. 7) ... Named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll on Dec. 26 after averaging 18.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in wins over South Dakota State and Vermont ... Recorded a near triple-double of 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists in win over Vermont (Dec. 21) ... Scored a game-high 20 points and had eight rebounds against South Dakota State (Dec. 19) ... Notched an impressive line of 20 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and six steals in win over Iona (Dec. 10) ... Scored 16 points with a career-high 14 rebounds against New Orleans (Nov. 29) ... Notched a career-high 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the floor against Prairie View (Nov. 25) at the Paradise Jam ... Saw action in all 40 minutes against Georgia Tech (Nov. 19), scoring 14 points with 11 rebounds and a career-high seven assists ... Played 36 minutes against Wisconsin (Nov. 15) and grabbed nine rebounds ... Scored a game-high 17 points with a career-high three steals in season opener against Mississippi Valley State (Nov. 12).
2011 (Summer):Member of the Under-19 Canadian Women's National Team ... Helped Canada to a fifth-place finish and an 8-1 record at the U19 FIBA Women's World Basketball Championship...Contributed 8.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game while connecting on 46.2 percent of her attempts from the floor in the nine-game tournament.
2010-11 Notes: Named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team ... Played in all 33 games and made 30 starts ... Averaged 6.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game ... Was tied for third on the team with 5.1 rebounds per game ... Scored in double figures in 10 games and led the team in scoring three times ... Led the Golden Eagles with 15 points and eight rebounds in win over Villanova (Feb. 1)...Scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help MU defeat Louisville (Jan. 26)...Reached double figures for the first time in BIG EAST play with 10 points against Syracuse (Jan. 22)...Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in victory over No. 6/7 West Virginia (Jan. 11)...Scored in double figures in both games at FIU's Sun and Fun Classic with 14 points and 12 points against FIU (Dec. 29) and Louisiana Tech (Dec. 30), respectively...Notched 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in only 17 minutes of action at Vermont (Dec. 4)...Scored 10 points in 34 minutes of action at Creighton (Nov. 28)...Pulled down seven rebounds and scored seven points in win at Wisconsin (Nov. 24)...Played 30 minutes and grabbed seven rebounds in win over Michigan (Nov. 19)...Recorded 17 points and six rebounds in 93-54 win over Alcorn State (Nov. 15)...Notched 19 points and four rebounds in collegiate debut against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 13).
Prep: Played two seasons with Harry Ainlay in 2007-08 and 2009-10 where she helped it to an undefeated 64-0 record, and city and provincial titles ... Averaged 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as a senior at Harry Ainlay during the 2009-10 season, and 11 points, seven rebounds, six assists and five steals in 2007-08 ... Was awarded named Miss Basketball Alberta playing with sister Michelle .. Spent one season with NEDA (2008-09) ... Member of the Canadian junior national team, which placed third at the U18 FIBA America World Qualifiers and qualified for the U19 World Championship ... Played on two Alberta Provincial Teams (U15 and U17).
Personal: Daughter of Laurie and Daryl ... Has four brothers and sisters. Sister Andrea played basketball at Washington ... Majoring in communication studies.
GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
January 3, 2011