Courtney Woods

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Northern Illinois University

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  • Named All-MAC First Team 2020 
  • NIU season record holder for three-pointers made (105); only sixth player in MAC history to reach the century mark
  • Joined classmate Mikayla Voigt in 2016-17 as the first freshmen duo to score at least 300 points in first season since Lisa Foss and Tammy Hinchee in 1986-87

2018-19:
• MAC West Player of the Week (Nov. 12, Dec. 4)
• Lady Griz Classic All-Tournament Team

• Played in first seven games before injury ended her season
• Led NIU with 38 points, going 14-for-14 at the foul line, and 12 rebounds in season-opening win over Yale on Nov. 8
• Scored 25 points with six rebounds and four assists in win over North Dakota State on Nov. 28
• Had 28 points in 98-69 win over Nevada on Dec. 2

2017-18:
• Started all 30 games for the Huskies
• First-team All-MAC honoree
• Garnered Academic All-MAC accolades
• Earned MAC West Player of the Week four times (Nov. 21, Jan. 10, Jan. 30 and Feb. 13)
• Averaged a league-leading 22.1 points a game, which ranks third in NIU history
• Ranked in the top-30 in the NCAA in six categories including field goal attempts (507; 27th), field goals made (230; 24th), points (664; 13th); points per game (22.1; 10) and three-point field goals made per game (2.97; 27th)
• Scored a single-season high 664 points, the most by a Huskie junior in school history
• Reached the 1,000th-point plateau Dec. 6, 2017 against Loyola
• Led the team in scoring 18 times
• Recorded six 30-point games, including a career-high 39 points twice; vs. Western Illinois (Nov. 18) vs. Kent State (Jan. 3)
• Amassed a team-best nine double-doubles on the season
• Hauled in a career-best 239 rebounds and averaged eight boards a game, also a career-high
• Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at Ball State (Jan. 27)

2016-17:
• Named to the MAC’s All-Tournament Team, scoring 19 points in the semifinal round versus Western Michigan (March 10)
• Collected Academic All-MAC and MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete honors
• Played and started in all 33 games for the Huskies
• Shot .411 from the field in 448 attempts and .395 behind the three-point line in 266 shots, finishing amongst the top-50 in the country (44th)
• Seventh in the Mid-American Conference in scoring (16.6) and leader in three-pointers made (105); shattered NIU’s single season record behind the arc and was just the fifth player in MAC history to eclipse the century mark
• Finished 11th in the NCAA in makes behind the arc (105) and ninth in makes per game (3.18)
• Just the third underclassman in program history to score 500 points in a season, finishing with 547; one point shy of tying the record set by Lisa Foss in 1987-88
• Became the seventh player in conference history with 100 three-point field goals with her make against Toledo in the MAC Championship game (March 11)
• Scored in double-figures 30 times alongside Ally Lehman, becoming the first tandem at NIU since 1989-90 to accomplish the feat
• Registered nine 20-point games, scoring a career-high 24 points versus Chicago State (Nov. 22)
• Made five-or-more treys eight times; sank six versus the Cougars (Nov. 22) and at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 25)
• Was the Huskies leading distributor at Kent State, recording eight assists in NIU’s 12-point comeback versus the Golden Flashes (Jan. 11)

2015-16:
• Played in all 30 games, starting the last 11 games of the season
• Averaged 10.3 points per game during the season and was team’s second-leading scorer in conference play with 11.6 points per game
• Finished the season with a .391 field goal percentage and 60 assists (2.0/G)
• Team-leader in three-point field goals (50) and percentage (.342), finishing in the top-15 in the MAC in both categories
• Scored in double-figures 17 times – including 10 times in her last 12 appearances – with three 20-point games
• Blocked three-or-more shots in a game twice, stopping three versus Kansas (Nov. 27) and a season-high four versus Central Michigan (Feb. 13)
• Matched her season-high in scoring three times, first doing so at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 20); followed up at Western Michigan (Feb. 24) and at Ball State (March 2)
• Posted first collegiate double-double at Western Michigan (Feb. 24), scoring 24 points with 10 rebounds in NIU’s 80-70 victory
• Made first career start for the Huskies versus Buffalo, scoring 14.0 points (Jan. 30)
• Joined classmate Mikayla Voigt in 2016-17 as the first freshmen duo to score at least 300 points in first season since Lisa Foss and Tammy Hinchee in 1986-87

PRIOR TO NIU
• Named a top-20 basketball prospect by Australian National Media
• Played badminton, basketball and field hockey at St. Margaret’s Anglican School
• Won three basketball state championships in three seasons, helping lead the team to a 70-4 record
• Led the team on scoring as a senior and as a sophomore, averaging 25.0 points and 19.7 points, respectively
• Averaged 22.5 points per game as a junior, shooting .440 from the field and .850 from the free throw line
• Dished 3.1 assists per game as a junior as well
• Played for Queensland’s State U20 basketball team