SIU can't overcome first-half offensive struggles
SIU advances to face No. 2 seed Creighton
Macklin named Honorable Mention All-MVC, Napier named All-Freshman Team
SIU looking for first Tournament win since 2008
SIU will face Evansville in the opening round of the MVC Tournament
Women's Basketball vs. Evansville (MVC Tournament)
Women's Basketball vs. Bradley
Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State
Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State
Women's Basketball vs. Evansville
Updated Aug. 1, 2012
At Southern Illinois
2011-12 (Freshman Season)
Came off the bench in SIU's first two games before starting the remaining 28 games named MVC Freshman of the Year named Honorable Mention All-MVC and MVC All-Freshman Team led SIU and ranked second in the MVC in scoring with an average of 16.5 points per game, which ranked sixth nationally among freshmen broke SIU's freshman scoring record with 495 points, which ranks sixth in SIU history for a single season combined with Teri Oliver to score 976 points, which is the second-highest scoring tandem in SIU history scored a season-best 27 points against IUPUI (Dec. 8) scored in double figures in 26 of 30 games with a team-leading 10 games of 20 points or more led the team and ranked fifth in the MVC with an average of 3.6 assists per game dished out a season-best nine assists against Missouri State (Feb. 19) ranked second on the team with an average of 5.9 rebounds per game led the team with 78 offensive rebounds posted three double-doubles in scoring and rebounding broke SIU's record for free throws made and attempted in a season after going 168-for-217 from the charity stripe her .774 free throw percentage ranked ninth in the MVC and was the team's best among players with more than 10 attempts ranked second on the team with 40 steals.
At Lafayette High School
Named a PARADE All-American and a two-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz averaged 29.2 points, 12.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game during senior season, leading the Hornets to the Florida Class 2A state championship semifinals broke her school's single-season scoring record with 849 points in 2010-11, bringing her career scoring total to 2,556 points named First-Team All-State all four years of high school, having led the Hornets to the state tournament three out of four years named Florida Dairy Farmers' Class 2A Player of the Year named Gainesville Sun Girls Basketball Player of the Year scored 44 points and pulled down 25 rebounds against Santa Fe High School had two triple doubles during senior season -- 31 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists against Suwannee High School and 38 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds against Maclay High School was also a standout on the Lafayette softball and volleyball teams.
Full name is Cartaesha Leighann Macklin major is undecided daughter of Tony Macklin and Carla Nessmith has seven siblings born Nov. 18, 1992.