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Marissa Preston
Player Profile:
Marissa Preston 1844342
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: Staley
Other College: Wichita State

Honors and Awards
Summit League Distinguished Scholar (2016)

2016-17 (Junior) Season Statistics
Appeared in 31 games with 10 starts…averaged 5.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game…led the Mavericks with a .458 3-point field goal percentage (44-for-96)…scored in double digits six times…scored a season-best 17 points at South Dakota on Feb. 18, 2017, by going 5-for-9 from beyond the arc…grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists vs. Wofford on Nov. 27…made her first start of the season vs. South Dakota State on Jan. 28, 2017…went 5-for-6 from behind the arc with five assists including the game-winning 3-pointer against the Jackrabbits…scored in double figures in three straight games vs. Fort Wayne (2/15/17), South Dakota (2/18/17) and North Dakota State (2/22/17).

2015-16 (Sophomore) Season Statistics
Appeared in all 30 games and made three starts…averaged 2.7 points, 0.7 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 0.5 steals per game…posted season highs against Waldorf (Nov. 24) in points (21), assists (4), and steals (4).

2014-15 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Redshirted in accordance to NCAA transfer rules.

At Wichita State
Played in 26 games and started one as a freshman for the Shockers, who went 26-7 and won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament to reach the NCAA Tournament...averaged 2.3 points in 9.9 minutes per game for the Shockers...played her two best games of the season at the Wichita State Winter Classic, which the Mavericks participated in on Dec. 21-22...played 24 minutes and had eight points and three rebounds in a tournament-opening 86-64 win over Austin Peay...followed up the next day with season highs of 25 minutes, nine points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in a 69-40 victory over Texas-Pan American...earned her a spot on the all-tournament team

Stanley High School
A MBCA Class 5A all-state selection at Staley High School, averaging 20 points, four assists, two rebounds and five steals per game as a senior...was a McDonald's All-American nominee and helped her team to three 20-win seasons and two state quarterfinal appearances...selected to the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association's Missouri vs. Kansas High School All-Star Challenge and led Missouri to the victory with 12 points...played AAU for the Missouri Phenom under coach Reggie Middlebrook.

Born on March 17 in Kansas City, Mo....daughter of Charles and Ruth Preston...has a younger sister, Maya, and younger brother, Justin...majoring in Exercise Science.

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