2013-14: Made her Northwestern debut, starting in 2013-14 opener vs. UIC (11/10) ... Scored a game-high 19 points to go along with five blocks and also added four rebounds and three steals in 25 minutes ... Honored by the conference as Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (11/12) following her NU debut ... Posted first career double-double vs. Chicago State (11/13) with 17 points and 14 rebounds to go along with three blocks, four steals and two assists ... Recorded her second-straight double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in just 26 minutes before fouling out vs. UNLV (11/17) ... Scored a career-high 27 points on 11-16 from the field in NU's win over Hofstra (11/20) ... Was a perfect 2-2 from 3-point range vs. Hofstra ... Grabbed 10 rebounds at No. 17 California (11/24) ... Matched her career-high, scoring 27 points, and grabbing 11 rebounds, against Lafayette (11/27).
USA Basketball: Won a gold medal with USA Basketball at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships in Lithuania ... Key contributor off the bench as USA went 9-0 ... Averaged 5.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 12.0 minutes per game ... Went a perfect 11-of-11 from the free throw line, which is the new top spot among all-time USA U19 free throw percentage leaders ... Played alongside a number of current collegiate players, including student-athletes from the 2013 NCAA Championship Connecticut squad ... 2012 USA Basketball Women's U-17 invitation only invitee ... 2011 USA Basketball Women's U-16 alternate.
High School: WBCA High School All-American (2013) ... Posted 12 points, three rebounds, one block, a steal and assist en route to earning Purple Team MVP honors at the WBCA High School All-America Game ... McDonald's High School All-American (2013) ... Had two points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocks in McDonald's All-America Game, played at the United Center in Chicago ... Associated Press First-Team All-State (2012, 2013) and Honorable Mention (2011) ... Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro Player of the Year (2013) ... Minnesota Class 4A All-Tournament Team (2011, 2012, 2013) ... All-Lake Conference (2011, 2012, 2013) ... Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro First Team (2012, 2013) ... Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State (2012, 2013) ... Five year Varsity letterwinner ... No. 1 ranked recruit out of Minnesota in the class of 2013 ... Tabbed No. 24 nationwide and No. 8 at her position by ESPN ... Helped lead Hopkins to three Minnesota state championships ... Averaged 18.6 ppg her senior year ... Had 25 points and 16 rebounds in 2013 Class 4A title game ... Finished career with 1,422 points ... Second all-time leading scorer in program history ... Named Hopkins High's Athena Award winner in 2013 as the school's most oustanding senior female athlete ... Leading scorer and rebounder on state championship squads ... Two-time section and Lake Conference Champions ... 2011 & 2012 Defensive Player of the Year ... Two-year captain ... Also played a year of volleyball ... Ran on the varsity track team as a seventh-grader and competed in the state meet ... National Junior Olympics Track silver medalist in the 100 & 200-meter dash ... Four-time Distinguished Academic Achievement Award winner.
Personal: Born Nia Coffey ... Daughter of Sheba and Richard Coffey ... Sister, Sydney, plays basketball at Marist College, and has a younger brother, Amir ... Anticipated major is mechanical engineering.