Micaëlla Riché
Micaëlla  Riché


Gloucester, Ontario

High School:
Louis Riel HS



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Five Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

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


Gophers Upended By Ball State In WNIT First Round

Minnesota finishes season with 18-14 record


Gophers Host Ball State in WNIT Opener Friday

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


Gophers Selected for WNIT, Host Ball State in Opening Round

Minnesota will play at Williams Arena on Friday at 7:00 p.m.


Banham Earns Top Women's Basketball Honors

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


Minnesota Beats Ohio State

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


Gophers Wins Border Battle

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


Gophers Tame Wildcats

Minnesota routed Northwestern at Williams Arena on Sunday.


Minnesota Tops Auburn

Tournament MVP Rachel Banham led Minnesota past Auburn at Williams Arena.


Gophers Take Down Hurricanes

The Golden Gophers defeated Miami in the B1G/ACC Challenge.


Gophers vs. SMU - WNIT Second Round

The Gophers defeated SMU, 77-70, in the second round of the WNIT.


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.


Gophers vs Auburn

Women's Basketball


Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery

Minnesota vs. No. 8 Penn State - AP Photo Gallery


Women's Basketball vs Denver University 12.05.12

Women's Basketball vs Denver University 12.05.12

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Career Honors and Awards
• Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (C/M)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Player of the Week (11/12, 3/4)
• Best Buy Classic All-Tournament Team
• Subway Classic All-Tournament Team
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Most Improved Player
• Fast Break Club Award

• Academic All-Big Ten

2012-13 • Junior Season: Played in and started all 32 games for the Gophers • named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten • earned a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten Team • led the Gophers with a 7.7 rebounds-per-game average and 4 double-doubles • also ranked second on the team with a 13.2 points-per-game average • ranked 24th nationally and 4th in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.522) • one of only two Gophers to have five 20+ point games during the season • her 170 defensive rebounds rank sixth on Minnesota's single-season record chart • was one of the most improved players in the Big Ten • improved her scoring average by 7.4 points per game and her rebounding average by 3.5 rebounds per game • scored in double-figures 23 times • tallied a career-best 15 rebounds at Indiana (3/3) • posted career-highs in points (29) and minutes (49) vs. Washington State (11/10) • scored her 400th career point vs. Creighton (12/30), her 500th career point vs. Michigan (1/31) and her 600th career point vs. Penn State (2/28) • posted her 200th career rebound vs. Villanova (11/11) and her 400th rebound at Indiana (3/3).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Saw action in 32 games for the Gophers, starting the last seven games of the season • earned a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten Team • missed two games due to injury (12/14, 1/2) • one of five players to post a double-double this season • concluded her sophomore campaign with a team-leading .497 field goal percentage • also ranked fourth on the team in field goals (76), rebounds (135), offensive rebounds (48) and rebounds per game (4.2), fifth in points (184), points per game (5.8) and field goal attempts (153) • led the squad in rebounding three times • scored in double-digits eight times and pulled down double-figure rebounds once • tallied 11 points, eight rebounds and two steals vs. Northern Iowa in the WBI Championship • posted 10 points and two steals vs. Manhattan in the WBI semifinals (3/23) • scored a career-high 15 points vs. Bradley in the WBI quarterfinals (3/18) • had 12 points, six rebounds and a steal vs. Charleston Southern in the WBI first round (3/16) • totaled six points and three rebounds vs. No. 9/12 Penn State at the Big Ten Tournament (3/2) • had 10 points and eight rebounds vs. Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament (3/1) • totaled 10 points and seven rebounds in her first-career start at No. 11/15 Penn State (2/26) • posted her first-career double-double with career-highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds at No. 8/14 Ohio State (2/23) • tallied five points, eight rebounds and a career-high two blocks vs. Illinois (2/16) • had four points and four rebounds vs. No. 16/15 Nebraska (2/130 • tallied five points, four rebounds and two assists vs. No. 19/21 Penn State (2/5) • grabbed three rebounds at Illinois (2/2) • had eight points, five rebounds and two steals in the win vs. No. 9/9 Ohio State (1/29) • grabbed seven rebounds and had a block at Nebraska (1/22) • tallied nine points, three rebounds and two steals vs. Michigan State (1/19) • posted four points and six rebounds at Michigan (1/15) • scored nine points on 4-for-5 shooting and had five rebounds vs. NJIT (12/23) • posted two points and a rebound vs. Alcorn State in the Best Buy Classic (12/11) • grabbed four rebounds vs. Air Force (12/7) • had five rebounds and a steal vs. No. 1/1 Baylor (12/4) • scored 11 points on 5-of-10 shooting and added seven rebounds at Wake Forest (12/01) • had five rebounds and four points vs. Virginia Tech (11/26) • tallied eight points, five rebounds and a career-high four steals vs. North Dakota State (11/20) • had two points and two rebounds vs. Binghamton (11/19) • scored seven points and pulled down seven rebounds (11/13) • had four rebounds vs. No. 14 Florida State (11/12) • posted six points in the season-opener vs. Arkansas (11/11)

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Played in 27 games for the Gophers • averaged 1.7 points and 1.7 rebounds per game • 18 of her 47 rebounds came at the offensive end of the court • recorded two points, two rebounds, and a blocked shot versus Michigan State (2/27) - scored six points in just nine minutes at Michigan (2.24) - had three points and four rebounds versus Southern (12/9), making 3-of-4 free throws - had four rebounds at #2/3 Baylor (12/5) - registered career-highs for points scored (7), field goals made (3), steals (1), and blocked shots (1) in the win against Virginia Tech (12/2) - recorded six rebounds and a block against SDSU (11/27) - scored two points and grabbed one rebound versus Milwaukee (11/20) - scored five points and grabbed three rebounds in her first collegiate contest versus Northern Illinois (11/13).

High School: A 2010 graduate of Louis Riel High School in Gloucester, Ontario • a member of the Canadian Junior National U15, U17, and U 18 teams, helping the latter earn a bronze medal at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo. • named MVP of her Louis Riel team all four years • represented Team Ontario in the Canada Games, leading her U17 squad to a bronze medal in 2009 by scoring 23 points and grabbing nine rebounds in the medal game, and helping her U15 team to the gold medal in 2007 • played in three high school all-star games.

Personal: Born Aug. 9, 1992 • majoring in kinesiology • daughter of Isabelle Bressé • has older brother Gabriel and younger brother Raphaël • Gabe plays basketball at Concordia University, and Raph plays as a senior at Louis Riel High School • hobbies include shopping, reading and listening to music.


Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class

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

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

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.

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