April 2, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. – Following an incredible senior season during which she led the nation in field goal percentage since Dec. 22, 2013, Markeisha Gatling of the No. 16 NC State women’s basketball team (25-8) earned Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention recognition.
In earning this honor, Gatling becomes the first Wolfpacker to receive such an accolade from the AP since Carisse Moody was also an All-America Honorable Mention in 2001.
Markeisha Gatling | Senior Center | Raleigh, N.C.
Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention … All-ACC first team (Blue Ribbon Panel) ... All-ACC first team (coaches vote) ... 2014 Wade Trophy watch list ... 2014 Naismith Midseason Top 30 ... WBCA Division I All-America Regional Nominee ... Averaged 17.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per game ... Improved her average scoring output by 81 percent from the 2012-13 season to the 2013-14 season ... Improved her average rebounding output by 14 percent from the 2012-13 season to the 2013-14 season ... Most accurate shooter in the country since Dec. 22, 2013 ... Her 2013-14 season was the single most accurate in program history (66.3 percent) ... Ended her NC State career as the most accurate shooter in program history (62.8 percent) ... Scored in double figures in 31 straight games to end the year (47 in her career) ... Scored 20+ points on 14 occasions ... Recorded five double-doubles on the year ... Scored a career-high 28 points in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal win over RV/RV Syracuse ... Dished out a career-high five assists in the win over Morgan State ... Named ACC Player of the Week on Dec. 23, 2013 ... Eclipsed 500 career points in the win over No. 12 LSU ... Scored 20+ points in five straight games from Dec. 5-30 ... Collected a career-high 15 rebounds in the Jan. 5 win over No. 20 Syracuse.