The Spanish forward first moved to the United States before junior college two years ago.
Played in 14 games • hit a 3-pointer against Penn State (2/11) • matched career high with five points against Cal Poly (12/13) • scored career-high five points against VCU (11/16) • made Gophers debut with eight minutes of action against Lehigh (11/11)
Played two seasons at Western Wyoming Community College • two-time all-region selection • led the Mustangs with an average of 13.6 points per game (third in her conference) in 2016-17, including four games with at least 20 points • shot 47.4 percent from the field as a sophomore, including a conference-best 48.8-percent mark from behind the 3-point line • added an 86.7-percent free throw mark and 4.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.7 steals per game • in 2015-16, scored a team-high 14.9 points per game on 48.4-percent shooting.
Support Staff Takes Shape for Whalen
5/24/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen announced changes to the women’s basketball support staff Thursday with the addition of Melissa Maines as the director of basketball operations.
Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class
5/9/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen announced the addition of 5-10 guard Mercedes Staples to the team’s 2018 recruiting class Wednesday.
Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion
5/2/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen finalized her coaching staff Wednesday with the announcement of the return of Danielle O'Banion as assistant coach.