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Lacia Gorman
Lacia Gorman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Wayne

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1 letter

2011-12:Played in 27 games, starting one ... averaged 9.5 minutes per game ... played in her first career game at Milwaukee (Nov. 11), scoring first two career points ... had first career start at Kansas (Dec. 8) ... played a season-high 25 minutes at Iowa (Jan. 19) and at Nebraska (Feb. 19) ... averaged 2.1 points per game ... netted nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range against Boston College (Nov. 30) ... scored nine points against Michigan State (Feb. 16), shooting 4-of-5 from the field ... had a career-high 10 points at Nebraska (Feb. 19), shooting 3-of-6 from the field, including 2-of-4 from 3-point range ... added a career-high four rebounds against the Huskers ... averaged 0.5 rebounds per game ... dished off a career-high three assists vs. Minnesota (March 1) ... averaged 0.7 assists per game ... had a career-high two steals vs. Boston College (Nov. 30)

High School: Four-year member of the varsity basketball team at Wayne High School for coach Mark Redding ... finished high school career with 1,604 points, 688 assists and 478 steals ... named all-conference four times, all-area all four years and all-state three times ... 2011 Indiana All-Star ... 2011 McDonalds All-American Game nominee ... named to the 2010 Junior All-Star Core team ... named team MVP in 2010 & 2011 ... played in Midwest Elite All-Star Classic ... team was 2009 Indiana 3A state champion ... played for the Lady Legit AAU team for coaches Juan Gorman and Arthur Gregory ... team was AAU national champion ... played in Freshman Super Showcase in 2007 ... also a letterwinner on the volleyball team ... three-year letterwinner on the softball team ... named Most Improved, MVP and won Golden Glove Award ... National Honor Society President in 2010 & 2011

Personal: Parents are Juan and Adrianne Gorman ... has four siblings, Kevin (17), Jordan (12), Payton (7) and Sydney (5) ... major is child development and psychology

Season GP/GS Min. FG% 3PT% FT% RPG Ast Blk Stl PPG
2011-12 27/1 9.5 .355 .276 .833 0.5 19 0 6 2.1
Career 27/1 9.5 .355 .276 .833 0.5 19 0 6 2.1

Career Highs

Points: 10 at Nebraska, 2-19-12
Field Goals: 4 vs. Michigan State, 2-16-12
Field Goal Att: 6 at Nebraska, 2-19-12
Field Goal %: .800 (4-5) vs. Michigan State, 2-16-12
3-pt FG: 3 vs. Boston College, 11-30-11
3-pt FG Att: 5 vs. Boston College, 11-30-11
3-pt FG%: 1.000 (1-1) (2x; MR vs. Michigan State, 2-16-12)
Free Throws: 2 (2x; MR at Nebraska, 2-19-12)
Free Throw Att: 2 (3x; MR at Nebraska, 2-19-12)
Free Throw %: 1.000 (2-2); (2x; Mr at Nebraska, 2-19-12)
Rebounds: 4 at Nebraska, 2-19-12
Assists: 3 vs. Minnesota, 3-1-12
Steals: 2 vs. Boston College, 11-30-11
Blocks: --
Minutes: 25 (2x; MR at Nebraska, 2-19-12)

Why Wisconsin?

"I choose UW because of the academics and the overall environment of the university.
The city is beautiful, and the people are very friendly and welcoming. The team and coaching staff were awesome as well!"

Off the court with Lacia

Favorites - Spot on campus: Picnic Point; Cartoon Character: Spongebob; Movie: A Little Princess; TV Show: NCIS; Book: The Skin I'm In; Car: My Car (Volkswagen Beetle); Athlete: Kobe Bryant; Sports team: LA Lakers
First started basketball (age/grade): 3rd Grade
Most memorable basketball game: High School basketball games where I hit buzzer beater shots to win the Conference Championship as a sophomore and the Junior / Senior All-Star game as a junior.
My favorite thing about Wisconsin basketball is: The team and coaching staff!
Before each game, I: Listen to slow music to calm down
Best UW road trip: Trip to Six Flags this summer
One word that describes the team: Awesome
One word that describes me: Competitor
My teammates say I am: silly
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Play Kemps (Best Card Game In the World)
Most memorable basketball achievement: Won State Championship as a sophomore in high school.
This summer, I: took classes. One class was called the meaning of life, and I have no clue what life is about because I am so young.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It was my AAU number
The best thing about the Kohl Center is: The NJP is open all the time!
Who is ...the funniest player on the team? Anya; The best-dressed player? Tiera; The sloppiest? Jade
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate basketball? Some where drowning in books
The best thing about Madison is: The view
Dream as a collegiate player: winning a national championship
Fantasy job/career: Pediatrician
Person most admired/role models: My dad who raised me after my mother died of Cancer
My most prized possession is/are: I can't live without: My dad
My secret addiction is: Pickles with salt
The community service activity or group I most like: I like working with children
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? Glee
If you could be a cover of a magazine it would be? Essence
You won't catch me eating: Shrimp
Nobody knows how much I love to: Sing
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: The telephone
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Somewhere on a Farm
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: The Bahamas
If I could live in any time period, it would be: The Early Jazz Time Period.
A non-athletic talent I have is: Coloring
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Dancing
If I could meet three people from throughout history they would be: Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, and Sojourner Truth
If I had a million dollars: I would build my dad the house he has always wanted.
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Have kids.
Post-college plans: Going to medical school to pursue my dream of becoming a pediatrician.
Career goal: Physician
If I could have one superpower, it would be: The ability to know what people are thinking.
What are you most thankful for: For life and my family!
What are you passionate about? I am passionate about being overall successful.
My favorite websites are: Ch131.com and Ebay
My favorite quote or motto is: Practice Makes Perfect!

ON WISCONSIN
Women's Basketball
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