Ramblers to honor four seniors in pregame ceremony
Monica Albano leads Ramblers with 14 points
Loyola coming off 22-point win at Southern Illinois on Thursday night
Loyola has not started 3-0 since 2001-02
Ramblers have not started 2-0 since 2001-02
Missed entire season with back injury.
Played in 19 games, starting 18, at a forward spot ... Possesses a tremendous skill set and can score from anywhere on the floor ... Missed the final 12 games with a back injury ... Started first 18 games, averaging 10.8 points and a team-best 5.4 rebounds per game ... Reached double figures in scoring in nine games with Loyola going 6-3 in those games ... Notched first two double-doubles of her career in consecutive games against St. Xavier (23 pts, 10 reb) and Eastern Washington (18 pts, 10 reb) ... Added a third double-double with a 10-point, 11-rebound game in a win over Chicago State ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Omni Hotels Classic hosted by Colorado ... Knocked down 8-of-11 shots from the floor en route to 20 points in win over Western Illinois ... Posted 15 points, eight rebounds and three steals at Milwaukee ... Finished with 15 points, five rebounds and a pair of steals in just 20 minutes at Niagara.
Played in all 30 games, starting one ... Possesses a tremendous skill set and can score either inside or outside ... Played nearly 20 minutes per game as the first frontcourt player off the bench ... Led team in rebounding and finished fourth on squad in scoring ... Scored in double figures in 10 games ... Earned first collegiate start in season opener, scoring four points and grabbing four rebounds in 21 minutes ... Poured in career-high 14 points (6-9 FGs) and grabbed eight rebounds in win at Western Illinois ... Finished with 13 points, nine boards and four assists against Valpo and posted 13 points and seven rebounds in home win over Cleveland State ... Notched 10 points and seven rebounds in win over Green Bay.
Played in 28 games as one of the first frontcourt players off the bench ... Possesses a tremendous skill set and can score either inside or outside ... Scored in double figures in two of her first three games, including season-high 12-point effort (5-6 FGs) against Robert Morris ... Posted 10 points and three rebounds in season opener at Bradley ... Compiled seven points and eight boards in just 13 minutes against SIUE ... Had terrific all-around game against Youngstown State, finishing with 10 points, five rebounds and three steals in 19 minutes of action ... Played season-best 24 minutes against Butler, racking up nine points, five boards and two assists.
Key piece of one of Illinois' most successful programs, helping Buffalo Grove High School to three straight downstate appearances, culminating in third-place finish her senior season ... Led team to 122 wins in her four seasons ... Wrapped up her career with 1,882 points and school record 143 three-pointers made ... Averaged 15.9 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game as a senior ... First Team All-State selection by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... First Team Class 4A All-State selection by the Associated Press ... Also earned first team honors from the Chicago Sun-Times ... Special Mention All-State recipient from the Chicago Tribune ... Named Co-Captain of Daily Herald All-Area team ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Three-time team most valuable player ... Team captain her senior season ... All-tournament team at Buffalo Grove Thanksgiving Tournament and Dundee-Crown Holiday Tournament ... Played under head coach Tom Dineen at Buffalo Grove and under Derril Kipp as member of AAU club, Illinois Hustle.
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