Trio of Gophers scored double digits in the Gophers 78-50 win over the Illini.
2017-18 • Sophomore Season:
Played in 32 games with one start • set season highs in points (11) and minutes (25) and tied season shighs in field goals made (4) and rebounds (3) against Penn State (2/11) • posted a career-high five assists versus Cal Poly (12/13) • tallied 10 points versus VCU (11/16) • recorded 10 points in season opener against Lehigh (11/11)
2016-17 • Freshman Season:
Played in all 31 games and started 14, including the last 10 in a row • averaged 3.1 points and 1.2 assists in 12.9 minutes per game • scored 15 points in her collegiate debut vs. Harvard (11/12) • tallied 11 points against Seton Hall (11/20) and 10 at Maryland (2/26) • made two straight turnover-free starts against Michigan State (1/30) and at Nebraska (2/4) • scored seven second-half points in the win against Northwestern (2/13) • received the Gophers’ Hustle Award.
A 2016 graduate of Mary Louis Academy • named to the 2016 ALL-USA New York Girls Basketball Second Team • averaged 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals per game as a senior • 2015 Tablet Girls Division I Second Team selection • averaged 16 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals per game as a junior • earned All-Borough (Queens) Honorable Mention as a freshman playing at Bayside • coached by JoAnn Arbitello • played AAU for Positive Direction.
Born August 5, 1998 • daughter of Al and Cynthia Brunson • has a brother named Malcolm • interested in majoring in psychology and sports management.
First Look: Summer Basketball Practice
6/13/2018 - W. Basketball
Get your first look at the Golden Gophers as they held their first practice of the summer with their new coaching staff.
Gophers to Host Syracuse in ACC/B1G Challenge
6/11/2018 - W. Basketball
Minnesota will welcome the Syracuse Orange to Williams Arena on Nov. 29 in the first ever meeting between the schools
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.