Colonials Top 100 Points for Second Time This Season
SENIOR YEAR (2012-13) Selected as the recipient of the prestigious Robin Roberts/WBCA Broadcasting Scholarship Award ... Enjoyed a breakout campaign, raking second on the team in scoring (10.0 ppg) and third in rebounding (5.2 rpg), both career highs, while leading the team in minutes played (978/32.6 mpg) ... Also second on the team with 25 three-pointers made ... Started all 30 games on the year ... Scored 12 points and added nine rebounds and a career-high four steals in the season opener against UT Arlington (Nov. 9) ... Went 0-for-5 in the first half but rebounding to shoot 6-for-10 in the second ... Scored 17 points and added eight rebounds against Saint Joseph's (Jan. 17) ... Posted her first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 24) ... Scored a career-high 20 points in the regular-season finale against Saint Louis, making her first eight attempts from the field (March 3) ... Led the team in scoring six times with 15 double-figure scoring efforts and was the team's top rebounder seven times.
JUNIOR YEAR (2011-12)
Saw action in all 29 games on the year with four starts, including the first three games of the season ... Averaged 6.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 24.3 minutes per contest ... Ranked fourth on the team with 19 three-pointers made ... Shot 82.4 percent from the foul line ... Matched her career high with 18 points against American (Jan. 2) ... Finished one rebound shy of her first career double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds against Maine (Dec. 20) ... Scored at least 10 points seven times, including three of four games from Jan. 18-28, and led the team in scoring three times ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010-11)
Averaged 9.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 32.0 minutes in starting first four games of season ... Missed final 25 games of season due to torn meniscus in left knee ... Reached double-digits in two of four games - versus Green Bay at Best Buy Classic (12p; 11/13) and Coppin State (11p; 11/18) ... Grabbed season-high 10 rebounds, all defensive, in victory over North Texas (11/21).
FRESHMAN YEAR (2009-10)
Started 11 of 28 games played, averaging 7.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 27.5 minutes per game ... Converted team-best 26 three-point field goals ... Hit four 3-pointers and matched career-highs of 18 points and nine rebounds in A-10 Championship First Round vs. Duquesne (3/5/10) ... Hit 4-of-8 three-pointers en route to 16 points in 66-64 loss at Duquesne (2/6/10) ... Near double-double with nine points, career-high nine rebounds against #7 Xavier (2/3/10) ... New career-high 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting in win at Massachusetts (1/27/10) ... One of five double-digit scorers with 11 points in win at North Texas (11/17/09).
Ranked 34th-best among ESPN HoopGurlz top guards ... Two-time Minnesota State High School Coaches' Association First Team All-State selection (2008, 2009) ... Finalist for 2009 Minnesota Miss Basketball and nominee for McDonald's All-American ... Named to 2009 Minnesota State All-Tournament Team after helping Centennial to Class AAAA title game and runner-up finish ... Helped Cougars to three consecutive Northwest Suburban Conference titles (2007-09), earning All-Conference honors each season ... Two-time St. Paul Pioneer Press All-State pick and Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro selection ... Owns 15 records at Centennial, including career points (1,855), rebounds (859), field goal percentage (55.4%) and free throw percentage (80.3%) ... Chose GW over Northwestern, Rhode Island and Harvard.
Megan Maricie Nipe ... Born Oct. 13, 1990, in Aberdeen, SD ... Daughter of Mark and Joy Nipe ... Has three sisters, Elizabeth, Emily and Laura ... Graduated from GW in May 2013 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications ... Currently enrolled in grad school at GW and is pursuing her master's degree in strategic public relations.