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Marissa Thrower #42

Position: Forward
Height: 5'11“
Born: January 19, 1988
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: Renaissance H.S.

High School Career

Was a finalist for the Miss Basketball award in the state of Michigan as a senior … Honorable mention All-American by Street & Smith … Was a First Team All-Detroit selection by The Detroit News and Detroit Free-Press … Averaged 20.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 3.0 blocks per game in her final season at Renaissance H.S. in Detroit … Helped lead her squad to an appearance in the city championship … Shot better than 87 percent from the charity stripe in her final season.

Marquette Career


Played in 34 games her junior season making four starts…Averaged 3.2 ppg and 2.4 rpg in 13.3 mpg…Posted nine points, on 4-of-6 shooting, grabbed three steals, and swatted one block in 15 minutes against Loyola (Ill.)…Tallied six points, dished out two assists and pulled down five rebounds in 20 minutes against Wisconsin…Tallied two points and grabbed three boards, dishing out one assist at Oregon…Notched six points and took down five rebounds in a season-best 24 minutes at Gonzaga…In just 18 minutes tallied a career-high 19 points, connecting on 7-of-14 from the field, and pulled down five rebounds against William & Mary…Grabbed four boards, dished out one assist and collected one steal in 21 minutes at Green Bay…Tallied six points shooting 4-of-6 from the charity stripe and picked up three steals at Kansas…Grabbed two rebounds and gave out one assists in six minutes vs. Indiana State…Scored two points and tallied two rebounds, while dishing out a career-high three assists in 13 minutes of action against Northwestern…In 13 minutes vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff posted five points and gave out two assists…Was 1-of-4 from the field, posting two points, grabbed a season-high-tying five rebounds and collected one steal vs. Arkansas…Tallied four points, pulled down two rebounds and had one block in 14 minutes vs. Western Michigan…Posted six points, pulled down a season-high six rebounds, was 2-2 from the free-throw line, and had one block in 17 minutes against Providence…Tallied two points, grabbed three boards, and swatted a season-best two blocks against Rutgers…Took down a season-best-tying six rebounds, posted seven points on 3-of-6 shooting, gave out one assists in 18 minutes against DePaul…Notched five points, pulled down four rebounds and dished out two assists at Louisville…Took down two rebounds and had one steal in 17 minutes at USF…Tallied two points and pulled down two rebounds, while dishing out one assist and collecting one steal against Georgetown….Was a perfect 2-of-2 from the field, posted four points and grabbed three boards against Cincinnati…Posted six points and took down four rebounds in 21 minutes at Syracuse…Gave out one assist and collected two steals at Notre Dame…Posted two points and grabbed two rebounds in six minutes against Pittsburgh…Took down three rebounds versus USF in her third start of the season…Played 12 minutes and scored two points against DePaul in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament…Scored two points and grabbed a steal in two minutes against Creighton in the WNIT Second Round…Grabbed a rebound and blocked a shot in three minutes against Illinois in the WNIT Third Round…Played 17 minutes at Kentucky in the WNIT Quarterfinals and pulled down four rebounds…Saw six minutes of action at Colorado in the WNIT Semifinals…Scored four points in 14 minutes and added two assists at Michigan State in the WNIT Championship game.


Proved to be a valuable reserve turned starter in the five of the final seven games of the season … Made consecutive starts in the BIG EAST Conference Tourney … Averaged 3.6 ppg and 2.5 rpg … Came off the bench to add two points and one assist against Washington … scored six points off the bench against Virginia … Matched a career best two steals against Wis.-Green Bay … Matched a season best six points in a season high 15 minutes of play against Xavier at the USVI Paradise Jam … Connected on two long-range buckets, her first two of the season against Xavier … In a season high 17 minutes of action, Thrower scored a season high nine points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor at Wis.-Milwaukee … Grabbed a season high five rebounds against West Virginia in 17 minutes of play … Was perfect from the field making all three of her attempts, including two from long range against Gonzaga for her second best point output of the season, eight points … Matched her season high two steals and two assists against Manhattan while contributing four points and three boards … Made both of her attempts from three-point range and grabbed four rebounds against Syracuse … Contributed two steals and one rebound in seven minutes of play at DePaul … Played 15 minutes at Pittsburgh scoring four points and grabbing two rebounds … Scored four points, making 2-of-3 attempts from the floor against Villanova … added three rebounds … Earned her first start of her career at Providence scoring five points and recording two rebounds, two steals and one assist … Was held without a point in three minutes of action against Notre Dame … Scored her first points in four games with two points against Connecticut … Tallied four points on 2-of-5 shooting from the field and also grabbed three rebounds at Georgetown … Made her second career start against Louisville … added four points … Scored seven points on 50 percent shooting (3-of-6) at Seton Hall … Matched a season high five rebounds at St. John's … Played a season high 25 minutes in the BIG EAST Conference Tournament against Pittsburgh … scored eight points and grabbed a career best eight rebounds … converted on all six of her attempts from the free throw line … Turned in her first double-digit point performance of the season, third of her career with 10 points against La.-Lafayette in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.


Played primarily a reserve role for the Golden Eagles her rookie season … Had eight points and three rebounds versus Pittsburgh in the semifinal round of the WNIT…Was 4-for-5 from the floor, scoring 10 points against Illinois in the WNIT opener…Poured in a career-best 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor at home against Cincinnati…Saw 14 minutes of action at Connecticut, scoring seven points…Added six points in 16 minutes versus Rutgers…Scored three points in eight minutes of action at Louisville…Had a career-best nine points and six rebounds in 18 minutes against Providence…Has a perfect 4-for-4 from the floor, tallying eight points at home versus Seton Hall…Played nine minutes at Villanova, tallying a basket and a rebound…Scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds at home against Pittsburgh…Had four points and two boards in eight minutes of action at Syracuse…Grabbed three rebounds in 10 minutes of play versus DePaul…Tallied six rebounds and three steals to go along with four points against Rice…Registered four points and three rebounds in 11 minutes against Rhode Island…Scored three points and pulled down three rebounds at Wisconsin…Saw action in her first collegiate game at home versus Oakland.


Daughter of Marla and Jim Thrower … Father Jim played six season in the NFL … Has two brothers Jamar and Jimmy and one sister, Joni … Majors in communications.

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