Alston led the Buckeyes with 27 points
Coach McGuff and players talk about the upcoming season
Follow Marty throughout the season as he gives his take on the Buckeyes and much more
Buckeyes playing first outdoor game in school history
Samantha Prahalis becomes Big Ten all-time assists leader in the win
2014-15 - REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
Saw action in the first six games of the season and made three starts … Suffered a knee injury against Wichita State on No. 28 and played in just one game the rest of the season … Underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Feb. 4 … Averaged 4.7 points and 5.1 rebounds in her seven games … Had four blocks and seven steals on the year ... Played her first game since 2011-12 in the season-opener at Virginia (11/14) and finished with six points and seven rebounds ... Was a rebound away from a double-double against St. Francis (11/16), notching 12 pts and nine rebounds ... Tied a career-high with two steals against Georgia (11/19) ... Made her first start of the year against VCU (11/23) ... Returned from a knee injury after missing 12 games and had three points and four rebounds in the win over Penn State (1/18).
2013-14 - SOPHOMORE
Missed the entire season after a second knee injury in April 2013.
2012-13 - REDSHIRT
Sat out the season after suffering a knee injury in the preseason.
2011-12 - FRESHMAN
Averaged 5.1 points and 4.7 rebounds in her rookie season ... started all 30 games in which she played ... had her best Big Ten game with 13 points on 6 of 7 from the field and 8 rebounds in the win over Indiana Feb. 16 ... scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinal win over Michigan ... scored 12 on 6 of 10 shooting at Penn State ... 8 points in the win over Illinois Jan. 22 ... six points in the win over Wisconsin Feb. 6 and six again in the win over No. 16 Purdue ... scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in 35 minutes in the win over No. 20 LSU ... 11 points and eight boards in the win over FSU Nov. 30 ... started her first collegiate game vs. Tennessee State, scoring 10 points, grabbing six rebounds and blocking two shots in 17 minutes ... recorded a season-high 12 boards in the win over Howard Nov. 22 ... five points and eight rebounds vs. Washington State Dec. 22... missed the Canisius and Southern games with concussion-like symptoms.
Averaged 18.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.0 assist during her senior campaign ... a four-time first-team all-district selection ... named to the Southwest Conference all-league team four years ... Southwest Conference MVP her junior and senior years ... 2011 Division I Co-Player of the Year... All-Ohio selection her senior season and a second-team honoree her junior year... named District Player of the Year as a senior season ... Westlake High School all-time leading scorer and rebounder ... earned 11 varsity letters in basketball, volleyball, track and golf... also holds school record for high jump (5-10) and most blocks in a volleyball match (20) ... ranked No. 26 in her position on ESPN HoopGurlz.
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