42 - Tricia Principe
Tricia Principe
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Mich.
High School: Mattawan
Position: G/F

College: 2010-11: Started all 26 games ..... Ranked as team's second-leading scorer (12.5 points per game) ..... Also averaged 4.3 rebounds per contest .... Shot a school single-season record 92.6% (63-68) from the free throw line ... Ranks as the school's all-time leader in career free throw percentage .... Also among the program's top three-point shooters in history ..... Shot 45.5% (56-123) from the three-point line last year ..... Had 17 double-figure scoring efforts ..... Totaled a season-high 25 points twice, including the season finale win over Grand Valley State (Feb. 26) .... Also had 25 points in a win over nationally-ranked Gannon (Pa.) ...... Scored 20 points or more five times on the season ..... Added 47 assists and 21 steals ..... Netted 325 total points with 111 rebounds .... Shot 43.8% (103-235) from the floor ..... 2009-10: Started all 27 outings ... Finished as the nation's top free throw shooter at 92.5% (86-93) for the year ... Made 35.2% of her three-point field goal attempts ... Averaged 11.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game ... Had 10 points or more in 18 different games ... Twice had 20 or more points, including a season-high 23 at Tiffin (1/14) ... Had a stretch of six consecutive games in double-figure scoring ... Also had 42 assists and 25 steals ... Made 10-of-10 free throws versus Saginaw Valley State (1/9) ... Played 31.4 minutes per game for the season ... 2008-09: Selected as team's Hardest Worker Award recipient ... Played in 27 games ... Finished with 85 points, 43 rebounds and 26 assists ... Tallied a season-high 13 points against Marygrove (12/29) ... Scored her first collegiate point at Lewis (11/25) ... Made 16 of 44 (.364) three-point field goal attempts ... Had five points or more in seven contests ... Played a total of 291 minutes ... Sank seven of nine free throw tries ... Also had nine steals.

High School:
A 2008 graduate of Mattawan High School ... Averaged 22 points, 14.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and two assists per game as a senior ... Honored as Associated Press Class A All-State pick and twice named Kalamazoo Gazette Class A/B Player of the Year (Captain) ... Attained Detroit Free Press, BCAM Detroit News and Associated Press All-State accolades ... Three-time All-State honoree ... Scored 19.1 points per game and hauled down 8.1 rebounds per outing in 2006 while earning Detroit Free Press All-State laurels ... Honored as team MVP Award recipient ... Served as a team captain ... Helped team to a 14-7 overall record as a junior ... Coached by Troy Wright ... Helped Wildcats to a Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference Division Championship ... Received Detroit Free Press Fifth Team All-State recognition as a sophomore (2005) by averaging 15.1 points and 6.4 boards per game ... Three-time all-conference first team pick ... Academic all-state performer.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Beth Principe of Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Born 5/14/90 in Kalamazoo, Mich. ... Enjoys drawing, reading and working out ... Majoring in graphic design ... National Honor Society member ... Her father, Mark, competed in basketball at Grand Valley State while her brother, Bryan, was a cross country/track runner for the Lakers ... Both parents are teachers.

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