Cartaesha Macklin
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    Cartaesha Macklin

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Mayo, Fla.

    High School:
    Lafayette

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    11/18/1992


    11/21/2014

    Salukis looking to start 2-0 at Wright State this Saturday

    Southern has not started a season with two consecutive road wins since 1991-92.

    11/14/2014

    Salukis stun NCAA Tournament team UT-Martin, 87-78, to open 2014-15 season

    This is the first season opener victory for SIU since 2008 (Saint Louis), and the first opening victory on the road since 2000 (Illinois-Chicago).

    11/11/2014

    Salukis to open regular season on the road at UT-Martin on Friday

    Southern is looking for its first road season opener victory since 2000 (at Illinois-Chicago, 57-40).

    11/07/2014

    Hustle plays and sharp shooting allow Salukis to cruise past Quincy in exhibition opener, 72-57

    Three Salukis scored in double-figures: Azia Washington (18 points, nine rebounds, two steals), Rishonda Napier (14 points, three assists, two steals) and Dyana Pierre (14 points, 7-of-11 FG).

    11/06/2014

    Salukis ready for exhibition opener against Quincy on Friday

    Tipoff is set for 6:05 p.m. in the SIU Arena.

    11/07/2014

    SIU vs. Quincy, WBB Exhibition

    Photos from SIU's exhibition contest vs. Quincy, 11.7.14

    10/15/2014

    2014-15 Women's Basketball Team

    2014-15 SIU Women's Basketball Team

    11/12/2013

    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13

    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13

    11/08/2013

    WBB vs. Wright State, 11.08.13

    Photos from SIU's women's basketball game vs. Wright State on Nov. 8, 2013.

    03/14/2013

    Women's Basketball vs. Evansville (MVC Tournament)

    Women's Basketball vs. Evansville (MVC Tournament)

    At Southern Illinois

    2014-15 (Redshirt Junior Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2013-14 (Junior Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Voted Preseason All-MVC ... Started and played in seven games, averaging 10.3 points and 2.6 rebounds ... Redshirted.

    2012-13 (Sophomore Season)
    Honorable Mention All-MVC

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Started in all 31 games for the Salukis • led SIU in minutes played with 1002 for an average of 32.3 per game • led the team and ranked second in the MVC with an average of 15.0 points per game • scored 465 points for the season, which ranks 10th in SIU history for a single season • scored a career-best 34 points against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 24), which ranks fifth in SIU history for a single game • named to the UM Thanksgiving Tournament All-Tournament Team • scored 32 points in SIU's MVC Tournament overtime win over Evansville (March 14) which is a St. Charles tournament record • made a career-best 11 field goals against Evansville (March 14) • scored in double figures in 25 games with six games of 20 or more • made 121 free throws, which ranks third in SIU history for a single season • attempted 178 free throws, which ranks fourth in SIU history for a single season • matched a career-high with 12 made free throws against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 24), which is tied for third in SIU history for a single game • attempted a career-high 15 free throws against Chicago State (Dec. 29) which is tied for fourth in SIU history for a single game • matched a career-high with three 3-pointers on two occasions • attempted a career-high seven 3-pointers at Murray State (Dec. 1) • became the first Saluki to lead the MVC in assists average with 4.2 per game • ranked second in the MVC with 130 assists for the season, which is tied for 10th in SIU history for a single season • posted a career-best 10 assists two times • became the first Saluki to ever post multiple points-assists double-doubles in a single season • also led SIU in steals (42) and was third in rebounding (128) and blocks (10) • posted a career-high seven steals against Evansville (Feb. 9) • blocked a career-high three shots at Missouri State (Feb. 21).

    2011-12 (Freshman Season)
    MVC Freshman of the Year
    Honorable Mention All-MVC
    MVC All-Freshman Team

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Came off the bench in SIU's first two games before starting the remaining 28 games • 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.

    Personal
    Full name is Cartaesha Leighann Macklin • major is speech communication • daughter of Tony Macklin and Carla Nessmith • has seven siblings • born Nov. 18, 1992.

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