All-Decade MVP: Laci Peterson Gorski

All-Decade MVP: Laci Peterson Gorski

WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Maranatha Athletics is proud to recognize Laci (Peterson) Gorski as the all-decade MVP for Maranatha Women's Basketball.

Laci stands out among many logical candidates for the recognition, and she represents the consistent excellence of a number of top competitors that have come through the program. Her All-American recognition, national statistical titles, career stats, and contributions to a national-championship run during her junior and senior season make her the top choice:

Laci (Peterson) Gorski Honors   Year  
NCCAA DII 1st-Team All-American  2012-13  
NCCAA DII National Champion 2012-13, '13-14  
NAC Tournament Semifinalist 2012-13  
NAC All-Conference 1st Team 2012-13  
NCCAA DII 2nd-Team All-American    2011-12, '13-14   
NAC All-Conference 2nd Team 2011-12  
NCAA DIII Statistical Champion - Blocks/Game  2012-13  
NCAA DIII Statistical Champion - Triple-Doubles   2013-14  
NCCAA DII Midwest All-Region Selection 2012-14  
     
Laci (Peterson) Gorski Stats    
Category               Number   Rank
Career Points 1,032 13th
Career Points per Game 12.6 8th
Career Field-Goal % 42.1 11th
Career Free-Throw % 76.5 2nd
Career Rebounds* 667 6th
Career Rebounds/Game 8.1 3rd
Career Assists 183 8th
Career Blocks 388 1st
(Career Top-15 Appearances) 22x  

*Note: ball control statistics (rebounds, steals, assists, etc.) were tracked beginning in 2000.

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Laci did all of that while only playing three seasons.

One of Laci's most memorable performances came with a quadruple-double performance to cap off the 2014 Sabercats' Cinderella run at the NCCAA DII National Championship. Gorski's performance in that game was an exclamation point to a 77-69 win over Arlington Baptist, and Laci put up 16 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists, and 12 blocks in a span of 40 minutes.

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