Sari Noga
Sari  Noga


Parkers Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Parkers Prairie 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.


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.


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.


Banham Earns Top Women's Basketball Honors

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


Gophers Rally Past Badgers

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


Minnesota Beats Ohio State

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


Gophers Beat Hoosiers

Minnesota defeated Indiana at Williams Arena.


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.


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 Wildcats

Women's basketball


Gophers vs Auburn

Women's Basketball


Minnesota vs. No. 7 Penn State

Minnesota vs. No. 7 Penn State


Women Basketball vs. Villanova

Gophers win the Best Buy Classic

Noga's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader | Photo Gallery

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

• 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.


First Look: Summer Basketball Practice

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

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

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.

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