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Maddison Gits
Player Profile:
Maddison Gits 1857446
Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fitchburg, Wis.
High School: Oregon
Major: B.S.B.A.,Leadership & HR Mgmt.

Career Statistics & Career Highs

Concluded her career ninth on SLU's career blocks list (71).

2017-18 • SENIOR | Game-by-Game Stats
• Season highs – 34 points (SLU season high), 11 FG (SLU season high), three 3-point FG, nine FTM, 12 FTA and 46 minutes (all career highs) vs. Fordham (home); 17 rebounds (career high, SLU season high) vs. George Washington (away) and Indiana State; six offensive rebounds (career high) vs. Loyola Marymount; three assists vs. four opponents; three steals (career high) vs. Mississippi; four blocks (career high, tied SLU season high) vs. Fordham (home), Dayton (away) and Indiana State.
• A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
• A-10 co-Player of the Week Feb. 5.
• Started all 33 games.
• National rankings – 17th in defensive rebounding (7.6 drpg); 56th in rebounding (9.3 rpg).
• A-10 rankings (all games) – fourth in defensive rebounding; fifth in rebounding and double-doubles (11); seventh in FG percentage (.480) and blocks (1.2 bpg); 26th in scoring (11.6 ppg).
• A-10 rankings (conference games) – fourth in defensive rebounding (8.6 drpg); fifth in rebounding (10.5 rpg); tied for seventh in blocks (1.4 bpg); 14th in FG percentage (.448); 23rd in scoring (13.4 ppg).
• Set a SLU single-season record for rebounds (308).
• SLU all-time single-season lists – fifth in blocks (38).
• SLU single-season lists for seniors – third in blocks.
• Team leader – rebounding, defensive rebounding, FG (165), blocks.
• No. 2 on the team – scoring, FG percentage, FTM (43), FTA (63), offensive rebounding (1.8 orpg).
• No. 3 on the team – fewest TO per 40 minutes (1.87), minutes (29.8 mpg).
• Career highs for a season – minutes (984), FG, 3-pointers (10), FTM, FTA, rebounds, offensive rebounds (58), assists (34), blocks, steals (15), points (383).
• Led SLU or tied for the team scoring lead vs. Fordham (home) (34 points; 11-of-15 FG, 3-of-3 3-pointers, 9-of-12 FT), Vanderbilt (17 points; 8-of-9 FG), Indiana State (16 points; 8-of-15 FG), SIUE (15 points; 7-of-13 FG) and Kansas State (14 points; 6-of-9 FG).
• Led the Billikens or tied for the team rebounding lead a team-high 21 times.
• Scored in double figures 22 times.
• One of only five A-10 players to average a double-double (13.4 ppg, 10.5 rpg) in conference play.
• Shot .743 (26-of-35) from the foul line in A-10 contests.
• Posted a double-double vs. an A-10 opponent in five straight – Saint Joseph’s (10 points, 11 rebounds), George Mason (14/11), George Washington (12 points, career-high-tying 17 rebounds), Fordham (career-high 34 points, 15 rebounds) and Davidson (15/14) – and six of seven games.
• Had the five-game streak broken vs. La Salle but was just one rebound shy, scoring 21 points (10-of-18 FG) and grabbing nine boards; came back the next game with 17 points and 11 rebounds vs. Rhode Island.
• Other double-doubles came vs. Indiana State (16 points, career-high-tying 17 rebounds), Dayton (home, 16/11), Loyola Marymount (12/11), Duquesne (A-10 Championship quarterfinals, 10/15) and Little Rock (10/11).
• In addition to the La Salle game, narrowly missed a double-double vs. Vanderbilt (17/nine), Fordham (away, 16/nine), Lipscomb (16/nine), SIUE (15/nine), VCU (10/nine) and Richmond (eight/10).
• Scored 14 points on 6-of-7 FG vs. Missouri; that began a four-game stretch during which she was 27-of-34 (.794) from the floor, including 8-of-8 vs. Lipscomb and 6-of-6 vs. St. Bonaventure.
• Grabbed 10 boards vs. Mississippi, Dayton (away) and Duquesne (regular season).

2016-17 • JUNIOR | Game-by-Game Stats
• Season highs – 18 points vs. UC Irvine; nine rebounds vs. St. Bonaventure (road); three offensive rebounds vs. SIUE; four assists (career high) vs. Massachusetts (A-10 Championship first round); two blocks vs. Massachusetts (A-10 Championship first round), Lipscomb and Eastern Kentucky.
• Played in all 34 games (tied career high).
• Team leader – FT percentage (.844).
• No. 3 on the team – defensive rebounding (3.6 drpg), blocks (career-high 17).
• Career highs for a season – rebounding (4.3 rpg), FT made (38), 3-pointers (seven), minutes (15.8 mpg).
• Played a career-high 28 minutes vs. Little Rock.
• Tied career highs – seven field goals vs. UC Irvine, five FT made and six FT attempts vs. Bradley.
• Was the Billikens' leading rebounder in three games.
• Scored in double digits three times.
• Was 7-of-9 from the field and 3-of-3 from the FT line in her career-high 18-point performance vs. UC Irvine.
• Contributed 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and two blocks vs. Massachusetts in the A-10 Championship first round.
• Had seven points and six rebounds vs. Dayton in the A-10 Championship semifinals.
• Tossed in nine points in the win over Washington State.
• Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Tulsa, Eastern Kentucky and Little Rock.

2015-16 • SOPHOMORE | Game-by-Game Stats
• Season highs – 15 points vs. Western Kentucky; 10 rebounds vs. Little Rock; three assists vs. Alabama A&M and SIUE; two steals vs. Davidson (away).
• Was named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) both semesters.
• Led the team in field goal percentage in all games (.516) and A-10 games only (.532).
• Finished third on the team in defensive rebounds per game (3.1); tied for third in field goals made (83).
• Her 6-of-6 shooting performance (14 points, six rebounds) vs. La Salle was the Billikens' best perfect game of the season.
• In A-10 games only, led the team in fewest turnovers per 40 minutes (1.80).
• Scored a team-high and career-high 15 points (5-of-8 FG, 5-of-5 FT) vs. Western Kentucky.
• Tied for the team scoring high with 12 points and pulled down five offensive rebounds vs. Massachusetts.
• Was SLU's leading rebounder vs. Little Rock (career-high 10), Alabama A&M (seven), SIUE (seven), Davidson (six, home) and VCU (five).
• Scored in double figures 10 times, six of which came vs. Atlantic 10 opponents.
• Was 6-of-8 from the field in a 12-point effort vs. nationally ranked Duquesne (regular season).
• Narrowly missed a double-double vs. Little Rock (nine points, 10 rebounds).
• Registered 14 points (7-of-12 FG) and collected seven rebounds vs. Alabama A&M.
• Shot 5-of-7, including two 3-pointers, in a 13-point performance vs. VCU.
• Poured in 13 points (5-of-9 FG) vs. Tulane.
• Contributed 12 points (6-of-9 FG) and six rebounds vs. Davidson (home).
• Had seven rebounds vs. SIUE.
• Averaged 9.3 points and 7.0 rebounds in the WNIT.

2014-15 • FRESHMAN | Game-by-Game Stats
Played in 28 games, including all 16 A-10 contests and both games at the A-10 Championship … ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (.471) and fewest turnovers per 40 minutes (1.94), and was third in blocks (seven) … shot 87 percent (20-of-23) from the free throw line … narrowly missed a double-double with season highs of eight points and nine rebounds (led the team) vs. VCU (regular season) … also scored eight points vs. Davidson (home) and Utah Valley (4-of-4 FT) … netted seven points vs. Eastern Illinois … contributed six points (3-of-4 FG) and seven rebounds vs. Richmond … was 3-of-3 from the field in a six-point effort vs. Missouri … collected six boards vs. Utah Valley and five vs. Duquesne … had a season-high two assists vs. La Salle … played a season-high 21 minutes vs. Richmond and Duquesne.

PRIOR TO SLU
Was an All-State choice and team captain as a senior, averaging  20.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.6 blocks and 1.9 assists … led the team in scoring, rebounding and blocks en route to a fourth consecutive selection to the All-Conference and All-Metro first teams … scored 1,342 career points to rank second on the school's all-time list … earned Oregon's Most Valuable Player award all four years and was a multiple winner of the Lisa Stone Offensive Player of the Year award … turned in top single-game performances of 32 points and 10 rebounds … garnered All-State honorable mention as a junior, averaging 14.8 points and 9.1 rebounds ... was named to several All-Tournament teams while playing for her Wisconsin Hoops Select AAU team … in volleyball, made the All-Conference first team all four years and collected team MVP accolades her final three seasons … served as team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior … made the Dean's List every semester.

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