Gabby Wade
42  Gabby Wade
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lacey, WA

High School:
River Ridge

Height:
5-9

Position:
F

Experience:
RS/3V

Age:
22


10/20/2013

WWU holds off Alumni, 70-66

Two freshmen, Albert and Briggs, lead Vikings

COLLEGE: Started all 30 games as senior in 2010-11, receiving Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star honorable mention ... Averaged 7.4 points and tied for third in conference with 7.3 rebounds ... Scored double figures in nine games with career-high 17 vs. Alaska Anchorage on 3/5/11 in championship game of GNAC Tournament ... Also grabbed career-high 13 rebounds vs. Saint Joseph's IN on 12/16/10 ... Named to WWU Goodrich Classic all-Tournament team ... Redshirt in 2009-10 ... Played in all 28 games as junior in 2008-09, making one start ... Averaged 6.0 points and 4.9 rebounds ... Also had 44 assists and 40 steals ... Had career-high 6 steals vs. Dixie State UT on 12/19/08 ... Saw action in all 30 games as sophomore in 2007-08, making 20 starts ... Averaged 4.3 points, 6.5 rebounds, leading team with 85 offensive boards, 1.6 assists and team-leading 1.4 steals ... Had double-figure rebounds in team-leading seven games, including one stretch of five of six games ... Played in 23 games as freshman in 2006-07 ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.3 rebounds ... Four letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Second-team Associated Press all-State as senior at River Ridge High School ... Daily Olympian and Pacific 9 League Player of the Year, both for second straight year ... First-team Tacoma News Tribune and Daily Olympian all-Area selection, also for second consecutive season ... Played in Washington-Oregon all-star game ... Helped Hawks win league title (third straight year) and place fifth at Class 3A state tournament, averaging 12.5 points and 12.0 rebounds ... Team captain and MVP ... First-team all-State as junior on team that reached state title game ... Second-team all-league as sophomore on squad that reached state tourney ... Started and lettered four years in basketball ...Also earned two letters in volleyball and three in track ... Second-team all-league in volleyball as senior.

PERSONAL: Major is general studies ... Her father, Willie Wade Jr., served as Chief Warrant Officer, in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, and her brother, Willie, served in the military in Iraq ... Born in Germany.