UIC will host the No. 5 seed in the HL Tournament Quarterfinals on March 12
Katie Hannemann, Emily Kobel, Rachel Story and Megan Wallace will be honored pregame
UIC led 60-59 with 6:05 remaining in the second half
UIC (20-7, 9-5 HL) has set the program record for single-season victories
UIC (20-7, 9-5 HL) captures the first 20-win season in program history
AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Played in 30 games and started 29 ... led the team in scoring and ranked sixth in the Horizon League with a 15.6 points per game average ... tallied a 3.7 assists per game average which led the team and ranked ninth in the conference ... totaled the ninth-highest single-season scoring output with 468 points ... averaged 36.3 minutes per contest which ranked third among all Horizon League players ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team and garnered Newcomer of the Week honors on Nov. 26 ... served as the conference's highest scoring newcomer at 15.6 ppg ... posted 11 20-point outings during the year; one of just six HL players to do so ... attempted 476 field goals which is the fourth-highest total in UIC single-season history ... scored in double figures in all but six games during the 2012-13 season ... poured in a career-high 28 points at home against Illinois State on Nov. 21 ... dished out a career-high eight assists against Roosevelt on Dec. 14 ... scored in all 30 games played.
PRIOR TO UIC: Played two seasons at the University of Louisville under head coach Jeff Walz ... saw action in 51 games for the Cardinals in a reserve role ... helped team advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in 2011 ... as a freshman, scored career-high 16 points against BIG EAST foe Rutgers ... handed out career-high five assists against Georgetown.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner at Rufus King (Wis.) ... helped team achieve runner-up finish in the WIAA Division I Tournament as a senior ... named co-MVP of WIAA Tournament ... garnered all-state honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... averaged 17 points, four rebounds and eight assists during senior season ... born January 4, 1991, Milwaukee, Wis. ... daughter of Janice and Ulice Blakely ... has three sibling, Matthew, Nicolas and Jacob ... currently enrolled as a Criminology, Law & Justice major.