Marquette Women's Basketball vs. Connecticut (Photos by Maggie Casey)
Photos by Maggie Casey
Photos by Maggie Casey
Marquette vs. Navy Photos by Maggie Casey
Marquette Women's Basketball vs. Manhattan Photos by Maggie Casey
First Team All-BIG EAST honoree ... Four-time BIG EAST Honor Roll Selection ... Contributed seven points in Marquette's season opener against Washington ... led the Golden Eagles in scoring against Virginia with 19 points ... attempted a season high 14 field goals from the field ... Is second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.7 ppg ... Name USVI Paradise Jam MVP after averaging 18.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game ... At the Paradise Jam, Quaye led the team in scoring all three games registering 23 points and eight boards against Western Michigan, 21 points against Auburn, and 16 points and six rebounds against Xavier ... Quaye converted a season high 10 of 12 free throw attempts against Western Michigan ... Matched a season best eight rebounds at Wis.-Milwaukee ... Tallied her sixth game of 10 or more points for the season at Rice with 10 points ... led all scorers against West Virginia with 18 points and eight rebounds for her seven game of the season in double digits ... Tallied her third straight game of more than 10 points with 13 at Oakland on her second consecutive game of 6-of-9 shooting from the floor ... Was one of four players to score in double figures against Gonzaga tallying 12 points ... Scored 16 points against Manhattan for her fifth straight double figured scoring performance of the season ... 10 of those 16 points were made from the charity stripe ... Matched a career best 12 rebounds against Navy ... Was one of two players to score in double figures at South Dakota State with 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting ... Also grabbed eight rebounds ... One of two players to score in double figures for Marquette with 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting ... Added seven rebounds against Syrcause ... Matched her career high 26 points at DePaul while shooting 66.7 percent from the field (10-of-15) and connecting on 6-of-8 attempts from the free throw line ... Also grabbed six rebounds ... Topped her previous career high of 26 points with a team high 29 points at Pittsburgh on 50 percent shooting from the field (10-of-20) ... Scored the game-tying layup to push to game at Pitt to overtime ... Her 20 attempts were also a career high ... Added nine rebounds and three assists ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for the second time of the season on Jan. 15 ... scored 14 points and added a team-high seven rebounds against Villanova ... connected on five of six rebounds and did not commit a turnover against Villanova ... One of three players to score in double figures at Providence with 16 points on 5-of-12 shooting from the floor ... added a team high seven rebounds ... Scored 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor and grabbed six rebounds against Notre Dame ... One of three players to score in double figures at Cincinnati with 15 points ... matched a season high two steals ... Nearly posted a double double with 20 points and nine rebounds against Connecticut ... Also grabbed a season high three steals against UConn ... Scored a game high 27 points at Georgetown ... 10 of those points came on connecting on as many free throws ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Feb. 12 for the third time this season ... After scoring 20-plus points in four straight games, Quaye was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for the fourth time this season and second straight week on Feb. 19 ... Scored 15 points at Seton Hall ... Led all scorers against USF with 26 points on 56.3 percent shooting (9-of-16) from the field ... Led MU with 18 points against Pitt in the BIG EAST Tournament Quarterfinals to mark her 17th straight game of 10 or more points ...
A Second Team All-BIG EAST Selection, Quaye started in all 33 games and led Marquette in scoring average (13.0 ppg) and rebounds (6.2 rpg) and converted a team high 96 attempts from the charity stripe... She was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll three different occasions; Dec. 12, Dec. 27, and Feb. 20 ...Scored in double figures in 25 contests and added four double doubles on the season ... Contributed nine points, seven rebounds, and four assists against Kansas State in the WNIT Championship...Pulled down eight rebounds to go along with six points versus Pittsburgh in the WNIT semifinals...Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against Indiana in the WNIT quarterfinals...Chipped in with 11 points at Iowa State in the second round of the WNIT...Shot 7-for-10 from the floor, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds versus Illinois in the WNIT opener...Led the team with 17 points at home against Cincinnati...Contributed eight points at Connecticut...Scored 14 points at home against Rutgers...Was 9-for-13 from the floor, scoring 21 points and grabbing seven boards, at home against Georgetown...Also shot 9-for-13 from the field, grabbing seven boards, at USF...Added 10 points at St. John's...Narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds at Louisville...Had 13 points and eight boards at home against Providence...Had just seven points in 28 minutes at home versus Seton Hall...Had 19 points and four rebounds at Villanova...Tallied 10 points and three boards at West Virginia...Added 11 points and six rebounds versus Pittsburgh...Recorded 14 points and five rebounds at Syracuse...Registered a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds at Notre Dame...Had nine points and seven rebounds at home versus DePaul...Scored 17 points and pulled down eight rebounds against Virginia...Contributed 13 points and four boards versus Rice...Shot 7-for-10 from the floor, for 20 points against South Dakota State...Was 6-of-8 from the field against Penn State, for 19 points...Scored a season-high 23 points, pulled down five boards, and tallied three steals at home against St. John's...Had nine points and seven boards against Rhode Island...Scored 14 points at Wisconsin...Shot 7-of-10 from the field, scoring 16 points and grabbing eight boards at Montana State...Posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds against Northern Colorado...Scored 17 points to go along with eight rebounds versus Oakland...Registered a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds while also tallying four blocks and four steals at Evansville.
Improved her scoring average by over six points as a sophomore, improving from 9.1. points per game as a freshman to a team-leading 15.7 points in her second year...Her scoring average was the highest by a Golden Eagle in eight seasons...Posted four double-doubles in points and rebounds...She started all 30 contests for MU, tallying double-figures in points 29 times - including nine games with 20 or more points...Tallied a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds to go along with four blocked shots versus Wis.-Milwaukee (Nov. 20)...Registered 19 points and eight boards against IUPUI (Nov. 21)...Had 12 points and eight rebounds at Drake (Nov. 26)...Contributed 13 points, six rebounds and three steals versus Wisconsin (Dec. 1)...At. Wis.-Green Bay (Dec. 4), scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds...Scored 17 points while grabbing seven rebounds and tallying three steals at Iowa (Dec. 8)...Registered seven rebounds and four steals to go with seven points at Rhode Island (Dec. 11)...Had her first 20-point game of the season versus Notre Dame (Dec. 19), while also recording eight boards...Was 5-for-6 from the floor, scoring 13 points to go along with four steals versus St. Bonaventure (Dec. 21)...Poured in a career-high 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting from the floor, while also notching seven rebounds, versus Mississippi (Dec. 28)...Had 19 points and four boards at San Diego (Dec. 30)...Recorded her second double-double of the season at Penn State (Jan. 2), scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 rebounds...Scored 13 points and pulled down seven boards versus DePaul (Jan. 9)...Collected another double-double against Charlotte (Jan. 14), with 16 points and 11 boards...Had a solid all-around game at Southern Miss (Jan. 21), with 20 points, six boards and three steals...Chipped in with 11 points at Tulane (Jan. 23)...Was 9-of-11 from the field, scoring 20 points and grabbing six rebounds versus South Florida (Jan. 28)...Had 21 points, eight boards and two blocks against UAB (Jan. 30)...Was almost perfect from the floor, going 5-for-6, including 2-for-3 from beyond the arc, while hitting all four of her free throw attempts en route to scoring 16 points at Cincinnati (Feb. 5)...Contributed 11 points and grabbed eight boards at Louisville (Feb. 7)...Was a perfect 12-for-12 from the charity stripe, scoring 18 points to go along with nine boards versus TCU (Feb. 11)...Had 14 points and four steals against Houston (Feb. 13)...Collected 13 points and nine rebounds at Memphis (Feb. 18)...Registered her fourth double-double of the season, scoring 21 points - on 8-of-11 shooting - while pulling down 11 boards at Saint Louis (Feb. 20)...Contributed 12 points at DePaul (Feb. 27)...Had 20 points in the Conference USA tournament opener against UAB (Mar. 3)...Was 8-for-11 from the floor en route to scoring 23 points in the C-USA tournament second round against Louisville (Mar. 4)...Had 10 points and six boards against Nebraska in the WNIT (Mar. 17).
Was the team's third-leading scorer, at 9.1 points per contest...Earned the start in 28 of MU's 32 games...Connected on perhaps the biggest basket of the season for the Golden Eagles in the closing seconds of the 67-64 win over Old Dominion in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 21)...Shot 10-for-15 from the floor in that game, en route to a season-high 24 points against the Monarchs...In her first collegiate action, scored six points and tallied five steals at Drake (Nov. 22)...Had 15 points and eight rebounds against Evansville (Nov. 25)...Scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds at Maine (Nov. 30) and earned a spot on the Dead River Company Classic all-tournament team...Grabbed six boards to go along with eight points versus Wagner (Dec. 7)...Registered her first collegiate double-double at Wis.-Milwaukee (Jan. 6) - 18 points and 10 rebounds...Grabbed seven rebounds against Cincinnati (Jan. 9)...Had eight points against Louisville (Jan. 11)...Recorded 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds at UAB (Jan. 18)...Chipped in with 10 points versus Tulane (Jan. 23)...Was 5-for-7 from the floor against Southern Miss (Jan. 25), scoring 11 points to go along with three blocks and two steals...Scored 16 points at DePaul (Feb. 8)...Added 15 points against Memphis (Feb. 13)...Had back-to-back 11 point performances - versus Tulane (Mar. 4) and Houston (Mar. 5) - in the first two rounds of the Conference USA tournament...Recorded 10 points and nine rebounds against Houston (Mar. 6) in C-USA semifinals...Was 5-for-9 from the floor, scoring 15 points against Duke (Mar. 23) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to Marquette
Standout prep forward from Regina Dominican H.S. in Chicago, Ill. ...Was a Second Team All-State selection by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association...Averaged 14.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game as a senior...Helped lead her team to a 23-10 record and an appearance in the Chicago 2 Super Sectional, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 boards in the final game...Averaged 15.5 points and 9.5 rebounds as a junior, en route to being named Third-Team All-State and an honorable mention All-America by Street & Smith...Scored 11.2 points and grabbed 9.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore...Also lettered in soccer...Was a member of the Regina Dominican Athletic Association, Spanish Honors Society, and was a four-year honor roll member.
Born January 23, 1985...Parents are Terilyn and Nii Ayi...Has an older brother Courtney...Majoring in business administration at Marquette.
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