#23 Niara Harris
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Height: 5-7
Class: JR
Position: G
Hometown: Richton Park, Ill.
Previous School: Robert Morris (Ill.)/Rich South


2011-12:  Redshirted at Saint Xavier University due to NAIA transfer rules.

2010-11 (at RMU):  Played at Robert Morris University (Ill.) in Chicago ... All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Second Team selection ... played in 30 of team's 31 games with 29 starts ... finished second on the team in scoring averaging 12.7 points per game ... also averaged 4.4 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 2.2 steals per game.

2009-10 (at RMU):  Played at Robert Morris University (Ill.) in Chicago ... All-CCAC Honorable Mention selection ... CCAC Co-Freshman of the Year ... played in 28 of team's 31 games with 27 starts as a freshman ... finished third on the team in scoring averaging 11.8 points per game ... also averaged 4.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.9 steals per game.

Prep:  Played basketball at Rich South High School in Richton Park, Ill.

Date of Birth: May 21, 1990 ... Parents: Steven Harris and Rease Paino ... Major: Undecided

Career Bests (at SXU):

Points:  18, vs. Ashford University (Iowa) on Dec. 27, 2012
Rebounds:  8, vs. Trinity International University (Ill.) on Dec. 6, 2012
Assists:  5, vs. Trinity Christian College (Ill.) on Jan. 16, 2013
Steals:  3 (multiple times), most recent vs. Holy Cross College (Ind.) on Feb. 16, 2013
Blocks:  2, vs. University of St. Francis (Ill.) on Feb. 6, 2013

Roster for 2012-13 Women's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
3Sidney PrasseFRG5-7Naperville, Ill.Benet Academy
5Maureen RileySRG5-8Alma, Mich.Sacred Heart Academy
10Morgan StuutSOG/F5-10Marcellus, Mich.Three Rivers
11Maloree JohnsonSOG5-7Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
12Jordan BrandtJRG5-5Winamac, Ind.Winamac
20Caitlin McMahonFRF6-0Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
21Margaret WildnerSOF5-10Oak Lawn, Ill.Mother McAuley
22Suzie BroskiSOG/F5-10Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
23Niara HarrisJRG5-7Richton Park, Ill.Robert Morris (Ill.)/Rich South
25Romisha TaylorSRPG5-6Chicago, Ill.Von Stueben
30Chrissy HeineJRF6-0Hampshire, Ill.Hampshire
50Dana SibleyJRF6-0St. Charles, Ill.St. Charles North
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Head Coach
13th season
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13th season
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5th season
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5th season
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1st season
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