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#24 Megan Waytashek
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lino Lakes, Minn.
High School: Centennial H.S.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 2 Letters
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Megan put together a breakthrough season during the 2013-14 campaign after batting injury her first two seasons … missed the second half of the 2010-11 season and nearly all of the 2011-12 campaign due to a knee injury, but was granted an injury hardship ... honored as a Distinguished Scholar on Summit League Honor Roll and also named to Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence

First-team all-Summit League honoree and three-time Summit League Player of the Week ... started all 33 games and finished second on team in scoring (13.6 ppg) and third in rebounding (4.3 rpg) ... reached double figures in scoring 23 times, including pair of 30-point games and three double-doubles ... opened season by being named to all-tournament team at University of Minnesota’s Best Buy Classic ... scored 10 points in season opener versus Villanova (Pa.) (11/10), followed by 13-point outing in overtime win against Washington State (11/11) ... posted first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in home win over Middle Tennessee (made game-winning basket in closing seconds, finishing with 17 points and career-high four steals against Eastern Michigan (12/4) ... went 3-for-3 from three-point range en route to 23 points and weekly Summit League honor at Northern Iowa (12/8) ... turned in double-double performance of 15 points and 11 rebounds versus Kansas City (1/3) ... had a string of 22 consecutive made free throws during season ... was 6-for-9 on three-pointers and scored game-winning basket on putback as time time expired as part of 30-point, 11-rebound performance at Fort Wayne (1/12) ... scored 18 points in road win at South Dakota (1/30) ... her 33 points at Kansas City, which included 7-of-10 shooting from three-point range, are the most in a game by a Jackrabbit player during the Division I era (2/2) ... made a three-pointer in each game of the Summit League tournament, averaging nine points and five rebounds per game ... recorded 11 points and seven rebounds in championship game versus South Dakota (3/12) ... went 6-for-6 on free throws en route to eight points in NCAA Tournament contest versus South Carolina ... honored on Summit League All-Academic Team

Saw action off the bench in six games ... scored five points and grabbed two rebounds in season debut at Middle Tennessee State (11/17) ... contributed six points, four rebounds and two assists in home victory over Washington State (11/20) ... last action of season came at Marquette (Wis.), where she grabbed two rebounds in two minutes of play (12/19)

Played in first 16 games of the season ... made first career start in Summit League road opener at Southern Utah (12/29) ... scored in double figures twice: 13 points at Purdue (11/18) and 11 points at Utah State (12/20) ... was 2-for-3 from three-point range and hauled in six rebounds at Purdue ... contributed four points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots in home victory over Illinois State (11/24) ... tallied nine points and six rebounds at Middle Tennessee State (11/28) ... scored nine points and dished out five assists in Jackrabbit victory over Centenary in what proved to be her final appearance of the season (1/10)

Compiled an impressive list of credentials, both athletically and academically, at Centennial High School ... in basketball, lettered four years and was a three-time all-conference selection en route to career totals of 1,177 points and 671 rebounds ... two-time all-state selection ... as a senior, was a finalist for the Minnesota Miss Basketball award and was named to the all-Metro First Team by both the Minneapolis Star Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press after ranking second in the Twin Cities area with an average of 22.2 points per game ... also nominated for Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year and McDonald’s All-America recognition ... ranked among top 100 high school players by ESPN ... team finished as runner-up at state tournament her junior season ... also lettered four times and was a three-time all-conference pick in volleyball ... received academic all-state honors from the Minnesota Girls’ Basketball Association and member of the National Honor Society ... involved in school government and Peer Leadership program