NC State shoots season-high marks from field (.483) and three-point range (.500)
Wolfpack forward is first student athlete to ever win the honor
New head coach Wes Moore and his staff handed out ACC awards and also awards voted on by the team.
Markeisha Gatling had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead the Wolfpack
Senior guard earns honor for the second consecutive year
GoPack.com talks to freshman Ashley Eli at NC State Media Day
NCAA Womens Basketball: North Carolina State at Louisville (USATSI)
NC State defeated Clemson by a final score of 76-50 on 1/10/15. Photos by Greg Mintel and Kristy Shaefer.
NC State defeated Davidson, 82-66, on Dec. 19 inside Reynolds Coliseum. Photos by Greg Mintel.
The NC State women's basketball team defeated Tennessee State, 84-55, on Nov. 14, 2014.
The NC State women's basketball team began the 2014-15 season with a 70-52 exhibition win over Lenoir-Rhyne on Nov. 7
Junior (2014-15): Played 23 games and earned four starts before her season was ended by a leg injury on Feb. 8 vs. Wake Forest … Averaged 16.6 minutes, 2.0 points, and 2.3 rebounds per game … Shot 16-46 (.348) from the field and 13-15 (.867) from the free throw line throughout the season … Earned her first career start and played a career-high 31 minutes in the win over Virginia Tech on Jan. 8 … Through just 13 games, played 64 more minutes than she did throughout the entire 2013-14 season … Tied a career high with four assists vs. Minnesota (Dec. 3) and later matched it against Davidson (Dec. 19) … Named one of 93 nominees for the 2015 WBCA Good Works Team … Earned NC State’s prestigious Leader of the Pack award in November, becoming the first NC State student-athlete to ever earn the award.
Sophomore (2013-14):Game-by-game ...Made the switch from guard to forward ... Played in 18 games throughout the season, averaging 8.4 minutes per contest ... Averaged 0.8 points and 0.9 rebounds per game ... Tied for a team high with three assists in the season-opening win over St. Bonaventure on Nov. 8 ... Played a season and career-high 25 minutes in the ACC Tournament semifinal game against No. 2 Notre Dame ... Played in 13 of 14 nonconference games ... Was a perfect 4-4 from the free throw line on the year.
Freshman (2012-13): All-ACC Academic team selection ... Appeared in 31 games off the bench in first season at NC State ... Regarded as the top back court defender on the team ... Scored a season-high 11 points against Longwood ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Northern Iowa in Las Vegas ... Had never made a three-pointer in her basketball career until coming to NC State ... Suffered a knee sprain at Boston College and missed three games.
Personal: Volunteers as a peer instructor in NC State's MAGIC (Maximizing Academic Growth in College) program.