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Abby Bracker - 2012-13 Women's Basketball


Abby Bracker

Abby Bracker

Position: Forward
Height: 5-11

Hometown: Nixa, MO
Previous School: Nixa
Major: Elementary Education
Birthdate: 1/23/1991

PERSONAL...
Daughter of Dan and Tammy Bracker.

AT DRURY...
CAREER

Finished her career ranked twelfth all-time for rebounds (512) ... Scored 447 points and played in 109 games and 45 starts ... Dished out 110 assists with 96 steals and 46 blocks.

SENIOR
Led Drury and was ninth in defensive rebounds (132) and fourteenth overall in the Great Lakes Valley Conference with 171 rebounds at 6.3 rpg. ... Had a career high thirteen boards twice on the year those games vs. Northwood (12/18/12) and vs. Northeastern State (11/28/12) ... Had six double digit rebound games for 2012-13 ... Scored 106 points with a season high 11 twice in games vs. Barry (12/17/12) and vs. Union (11/24/12) ... Had 28 steals with a season best three in three different games ... Recorded 40 assists, third best on the team, with a season high four in three games ... Shot .433 from the floor on 39-of-90 and was 5-of-7 from the field vs. Barry ... Had a three pointer vs. Northeastern State and Maryville.

JUNIOR
Abby, a GLVC All-Defensive Team honoree, she led the Lady Panthers with 15 blocked shots and had a career high five at Maryville (2/9/12). . . She led the Lady Panthers with 156 rebounds and tied for 19th in the GLVC at 5.6 rpg. . . Had season highs of 10 rebounds at Maryville (2/9/12) and vs. Northern Kentucky (1/14/12). . . Had nine boards vs. William Jewell (1/26/12). . . Scored a career high 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting for 66.7% at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/5/12). . . Had 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting vs. Central Washington (12/15/11) at the Great Western Shootout and scored 13 points of 6-of-9 shooting vs. Missouri S&T (2/23/12). . . Abby recorded 50 assists and set a career high with five at Southern Indiana (1/7/12) and five in the Lady Panthers opener vs. NCAA-I Oral Roberts (11/11/11). . . Abby had four assists at Quincy (1/19/12) and vs. Bellarmine (1/12/12). . . Had 38 steals with a career high five twice both coming at the Great Western Shootout vs. Western Washington (12/16/11) and vs. Central Washington (12/15/11). 

SOPHOMORE
Was third on the team with 142 rebounds and averaged 4.7 per game. . . Had a career high 12 rebounds in two games, those coming in back to back contests vs. Missouri-St. Louis (1/29/11) and at Quincy (1/22/11). . . Pulled down 11 boards at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/8/11) and had 10 rebounds vs. Illinois-Springfield (12/2/10). . . Had a career high 15 points in two games, those coming at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/8/11) and vs. Illinois-Springfield (12/2/10). . . Had 14 points vs. Adams State at the Chuck Stephens Classic hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo (11/26/11) and had six double figure scoring games. . . Averaged 6.0 ppg and scored 179 points. . . Shot 39.6% from the floor on 63-of-159 shooting. . . Had 14 three pointers on the season and had two three pointers in a game three times. . . Had a career high four steals at Missouri-St. Louis (2/10/11) and vs. Illinois-Springfield (12/2/10). . . Had three steals at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/8/11). . . Had a career high three assists at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/8/11) and dished out two assists in a game three times with 19 assists on the season. . . Had a career high two blocks in four games. . . Made 11 starts and played in 30 games.

FRESHMAN
Abby had scored six points three times her freshman season those coming in games vs. Texas A&M-Commerce, Nebraska-Kearney and Southern Indiana.  Pulled down a season high seven rebounds at Saint Joseph's and had 43 on the season.  Also had two steals at Saint Joseph's.  Played 15 minutes at Rockhurst and 14 minutes vs. Texas A&M-Commerce.

PREP...
The 5-foot-11 forward, Abby averaged 7.9 points and 7.2 rebounds her senior season at Nixa High School and helped the Lady Eagles capture the Class 5 state championship. . . She averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds per game her junior season. . . Abby led Nixa in rebounding for three years and finished with over 500 while averaging 8.5 for her career. . . She scored 942 points and was a four year starter and a three-year team captain. . . Bracker averaged 10 points and eight rebounds as a sophomore and nine points and five rebounds as a freshman. . . She earned Second team All-Ozarks and All-Conference honors as a senior. . . Bracker played in the Gerald A. Pilz All-Star game and and earned All-Tournament honors at the Ozark Tournament. . . Nixa was ranked #14 by Max Preps in 2008-09 and captured district and sectional titles during Bracker's sophomore and senior seasons. . . Abby was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated with a 3.78 grade point average.

ABBY'S FAVORITES...
Food: Steak
Restaurant: Oceans Zen
Musical Artist: Taylor Swift and Jeremy Camp
Movie: Father of the Bride
Magazine: Vogue
TV Show: Bachelor/Bachelorette and Friends
Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and family, going to the lake, running and going for walks
Pro Athlete: J.J. Reddick
Your Dream Job: 2nd Grade Teacher

ABBY BRACKER'S DRURY CAREER HIGHS...
Points: 18 at Kentucky Wesleyan (1/5/12)
Three Pointers Made: 2 at Bellarmine (1/6/11)
2 vs. Adams State (11/26/10)
2 vs. Southwest Baptist (11/20/10)
Rebounds: 13 vs. Northwood (12/18/12)
13 vs. Northeastern State (11/28/12)
Steals: 5 vs. Western Washington (12/16/11)
5 vs. Central Washington (12/15/11)
Blocks: 5 at Maryville (2/9/12)
Assists: 5 at Southern Indiana (1/7/12)
5 at Oral Roberts (11/11/11)

For a game-by-game statistical review of Abby's Drury career click on the year below.

YEAR
GP-GS
FG%
FT%
REB-AVG
TP-AVG
BLK
STL
A

2009-10

24-0

45.7

53.3

43-1.8

40-1.7

0

0

1

2010-11

30-11 39.6 76.5 142-4.7 179-6.0 17 30 19

2011-12

28-27 36.4 65.5 156-5.6 132-4.7 16 38 50

2012-13

39-90 43.3 49.1 171-6.3 106-3.9 13 28 40
TOTALS 121-128 40.0 62.6 512-4.2 447-3.7 46 96 110

Abby Bracker

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