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.
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.
Wagner, Wiebke Earn B1G Medal of Honor
4/30/2018 - W. Basketball
Wagner and Wiebke were presented with their awards at the 12th annual Golden Goldys on Monday night at TCF Bank Stadium.