2012-13 Freshman Season: Saw action in six games for the Gophers Made her collegiate debut in the second half vs. Ohio (11/17) Posted her first-career rebound vs. Northern Iowa (12/21) Played a career-best 4 minutes vs. the Wildcats.
High School: 2012 graduate of New Milford High School earned three athletic letters in basketball was a 2010-11 All-South-West Conference honorable mention selection and a honorable mention selection to the SWC All-Star Team also earned four letters in soccer and one in tennis named NMHS's Most Improved Girl's Tennis Player as a senior helped the girl's soccer team claim the 2012 South-West Conference Championship named MVP of the conference tournament as a goalkeeper also named to the 2011 South-West Conference All-Colonial Division Team and the 2010 All-Patriot Division Team for soccer graduated in the top-20 of her class.
Personal: Born March 2, 1994 major is undecided daughter of Jasmina Ferizovic and Larry Thompson hobbies include spending time with family, reading books and doing yoga.
Banham Gets Tweet from Kobe, USBWA Award
The senior guard earned the USBWA's Player of the Week honor, as well as recognition from her favorite basketball player.
Banham Record Reaction
Her 60-point performance has drawn attention from all over the country. Banham and the Gophers take on Nebraska at home this Thursday.
Banham Ties NCAA Record in 2OT Win
Rachel Banham's 60 points shattered the Big Ten record and lifted Minnesota to a 112-106 win at Northwestern