Plouffe leads all scorers with 26 points in exhibition
Over 4,000 fans packed Al McGuire Center Friday for annual event
Plouffe leads all scorers with 24 points.
Marquette redshirt freshman guard Ashley Santos is making her way back from a season-ending injury in 2012-13 - but is ready to return for the Golden Eagles this season. Find out more about her, her teammates, and her journey back to the court.
2013-2014: Tallied six points during victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/11)... Notched five points in five minutes in win vs. Vanderbilt (11/17)... Recorded six points and a career-high three assists in win against Tennesee Tech (11/29)... Scored a career-high 12 points in 26 minutes of action during victory at Milwaukee (12/15)... Recorded four points and four rebounds in 79-71 OT victory against Oral Roberts (12/18)... Contributed nine points in 77-54 win over Georgetown (02/01)... Notched seven points and three boards in 62-60 win over Seton Hall (2/5)... Tallied eight points and five rebounds in 74-70 loss to Butler (2/8). Notched eight points and four assists in 22 minutes of play during 75-54 over Xavier (2/15).
Prior to Marquette: Sat out the majority of the 012 season due to season-ending knee injury, but was named second team All-State by the Illinois Coaches Association ...Named a McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior... A four-year starter and letterwinner...Four-time all-area selection by both the Daily Herald and the Kane County Chronicle and was named to the Upstate Eight River Division All-Conference Team following the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... MVP as a senior in the Upstate 8 Conference... Helped Geneva to the class 4A super-sectional qualifier ... Member of two regional and sectional championship teams, including an undefeated season as a sophomore... As a junior, she led her team in rebounding (5.4 rpg) and was second in scoring (15.8 ppg), and reached the 1,000 career point plateau mid-way through the 2011 season ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the Geneva Invite and was the Most Valuable Player at the Benet/Naperville North Holiday Tournament in 2010 ... Listed as the No. 89 overall prospect and 34th at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Member of the U-18 and U-16 Puerto Rico National Team and has played with club teams Georgia Ice and Illinois Lighting Elite Platinum...Represented Puerto Rico and was a top five player at Centro Basket.
Personal: Born April 21, 1994... Daughter of Jose and Lori... Oldest of three siblings: Sidney, K.J. and Nathaniel...Sidney also played on Puerto Rico's national team... Mom played Division I basketball... Father and uncle played in professional leagues and on Puerto Rico's national team...Majoring in exercise psychology.