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Sari Noga

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parkers Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Parkers Prairie HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Experience:
3 Letters


03/27/2013

Five Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

The women's basketball team has had 74 honorees during Pam Borton's tenure.

03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/22/2013

Gophers Upended By Ball State In WNIT First Round

Minnesota finishes season with 18-14 record

03/21/2013

Gophers Host Ball State in WNIT Opener Friday

The contest will tip off at 7:00 p.m. from Williams Arena.

03/15/2013

Banham Earns Top Women's Basketball Honors

The Gophers held their annual team banquet in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank Stadium.

03/07/2014

Gophers Rally Past Badgers

Minnesota rallied from a 16 point deficit to beat Wisconsin at the Big Ten Tournament.

03/03/2014

Minnesota Beats Ohio State

Minnesota wrapped up the regular season with a 17 point win over Ohio State.

02/28/2014

Gophers Beat Hoosiers

Minnesota defeated Indiana at Williams Arena.

01/24/2014

Gophers Wins Border Battle

The Gopher women's basketball team rallied for a win over rival Wisconsin.

01/13/2014

Gophers Tame Wildcats

Minnesota routed Northwestern at Williams Arena on Sunday.

03/06/2014

B1G Tournament First Round: Gophers vs. Wisconsin

The Gophers came back from 16 points down to defeat Wisconsin in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament.

01/12/2014

Gophers vs Wildcats

Women's basketball

12/22/2013

Gophers vs Auburn

Women's Basketball

02/28/2013

Minnesota vs. No. 7 Penn State

Minnesota vs. No. 7 Penn State

11/11/2012

Women Basketball vs. Villanova

Gophers win the Best Buy Classic

Noga's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader | Photo Gallery

Career Honors and Awards
2013
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year

2012
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Subway Classic All-Tournament Team

2012-13 • Junior Season: Played in and started all 32 games for the Gophers • named Academic All-Big Ten • averaged 7.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game • ranked second on the team with 54 three-point field goals and boasted a .383 three-point field goal percentage • scored in double figures 7 times and pulled down double-figure rebounds 1 time • led the team in steals 7 times, blocks 4 times, rebounding 3 times and steals 3 times • made a career-high 6 three-pointers and scored a career-best 19 points vs. Penn State (2/28) • scored her 300th career point vs. Ohio State (1/10) • posted her 200th career rebound at #8/8 Penn State (1/24) • dished out a career-high 5 assists vs. Robert Morris (12/9) • tallied career-highs in assists (4) and steals (3) vs. Ohio (11/17) • posted a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Villanova (11/11) • recorded her 100th career rebound vs. Washington State (11/10) • recorded her 200th career point vs. Ohio (11/17).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Saw action in 30 games for the Golden Gophers with nine starts • earned a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten Team • named to the Subway Classic All-Tournament Team • finished her sophomore campaign ranked second on the team in three-point field goal attempts (81), third in three point field goals (21), fifth in free throw percentage (.767) and ninth in points (118) and points per game (3.9) • led the team in steals five times this season, in scoring once and in rebounds once • posted 12 points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Northern Iowa in the WBI Championship (3/25) • tallied three points vs. Manhattan in the WBI semifinals (3/23) • posted a team-best seven rebounds to go along with six points vs. Charleston Southern in the WBI (3/16) • totaled five points and four rebounds vs. Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament (3/1) • had five points and two rebounds at No. 11/15 Penn State (2/26) • matched her career-high with two three-pointers at Iowa (2/9) • had nine points, two assists and two steals in the win vs. No. 9/9 Ohio State (1/29) • connected on two three-pointers and grabbed three rebounds vs. Wisconsin • posted three rebounds and two assists vs. NJIT (12/23) • missed two games due to injury (12/30-1/5) • tallied two rebounds and two assists vs. Alcorn State (12/11) • had four points and two rebounds vs. Harvard (12/10) • scored seven points and added two assists and two rebounds vs. Air Force (12/7) • posted six points and a steal at Wake Forest • grabbed a career-high nine rebounds and added six points vs. Quinnipiac (11/25) • had 11 points and four rebounds vs. North Dakota State (11/20) • scored a career-best and team-high 16 points and tallied six rebounds in the contest vs. Binghamton (11/19) • against No. 14 Florida State, had six points, three rebounds and a steal (11/12) • posted two points and two rebounds in her first-career start vs. Arkansas in the season-opener (11/11)

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Played in 21 games for the Gophers • averaged 3.0 points and 1.6 rebounds per game • one-third of her rebounds came at the offensive end of the court • made 11-of-14 (.786) free throws • was 5-of-6 at the free throw line and finished with nine points versus Wisconsin (1/20) • made two three-pointers for the second-straight game, while tying her career-best with three steals at Penn State (1/13) • scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds at Wisconsin (1/9) • contributed three points, three rebounds, and tied her career-high with a pair of assists in the overtime loss versus Indiana (1/2) • had seven points, a career-high four rebounds, and two assists versus Cal Poly (12/12) • pulled down three rebounds and recorded her first career blocked shot at #2/3 Baylor (12/5) • scored a career-high 10 points and had three steals against Dayton (11/21) • had career-best eight points, two rebounds, and two assists in the win against Milwaukee at the Subway Classic (11/20) • scored five points in her first collegiate game against Northern Illinois (11/13).

High School: A 2010 graduate of Parkers Prairie High School • played varsity for six years • 2010 McDonald's All-America nominee • selected as Minnesota's Associated Press Player of the Year in 2010 • named 2010 Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year • Minnesota Miss Basketball finalist • five-time All-State honoree • three-time Little Eight Conference MVP • six-time All-Conference honoree • finished her career as Minnesota's top rebounder with 1,701 rebounds • finished third all-time in scoring with 3,507 career points • averaged 24.5 points and 12.2 rebounds per game as a senior • added 118 assists and 115 steals her senior year • scored 53 points, including a state-record 13 three-pointers, in a game against Rothsay her sophomore year • led the Panthers to a third-place finish in the 2010 Minnesota High School State Tournament • made the 2010 Class 1A State All-Tournament team • also earned All-State honors in volleyball and softball • played AAU ball for Minnesota North Tartan coached by Gerard Coury.

Personal: Born May 6, 1992 • majoring in mortuary science • daughter of John and Nancy Noga • her dad was her high school coach • has an older brother, Kellen, and a younger sister, Micaela • enjoys traveling, watching Glee, and shopping.