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#14 - Tabitha Gerardot
2011-12 Women's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
6-1
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Fort Wayne, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Canterbury
Tabitha Gerardot

Enters junior season with 439 career rebounds, ranking her 19th on Valpo's all-time list.

2011-2012: Started all 31 games ... led team with 13 points per game ... added 6.8 rebounds per game ... shot a team-leading 44.9 percent from the field ... Pulled down 210 rebounds, eclipsing the 200-board plateau for the second straight season ... amassed four double-doubles ... posted more than 20 points three times ... started season with eight-point efforts against SIU-Edwardsville (Nov. 12), Rice (Nov. 20) and Western Illinois (Nov. 22) ... turned in first double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds) of the season against Montana State (Nov. 26) ... 19-point, 10-rebound uprising against Indiana Northwest (Nov. 30) ... scored 12 points and grabbed seven boards in loss to Lehigh on Dec. 3 ... registered third double-double in four games, totaling 15 points and 10 rebounds in win against IPFW (Dec. 6) ... turned in 13-point, eight-rebound performance at Pittsburgh (Dec. 10) ... added 16 points and six boards in win at Ball State (Dec. 18) ... delivered double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds) against Detroit (Dec. 31) ... scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds versus Cleveland State (Jan. 5) ... posted a 19-point effort against Youngstown State (Jan. 7) ... turned in 11-points and snagged eight boards at Loyola (Jan. 19) ... posted double-digit point totals in 12 of 13 games from Nov. 26 to Jan. 19 ... amassed 16 points against Milwaukee (Jan. 26) ... registered a near double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds at Youngstown State (Feb. 2) ... totaled 12 points and eight rebounds on the road against Cleveland State (Feb. 4) ... scored a career-high 26 points against Butler (Feb. 11) ... scored 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting against Loyola (Feb. 18) ... added 11 points and eight rebounds against Milwaukee (Feb. 25) ... led all scorers with 25 points at home against Wright State (March 1) ... scored 19 points and snagged eight boards in a season-ending loss to No. 10 Green Bay in the Horizon League Championship quarterfinals (March 7).  

2010-2011: Saw action in all 31 games as a freshman, making 29 starts ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... had nine double-doubles on the season  ... led the team with 7.4 rebounds per game, a total that ranked ninth in the conference ... tallied 12 double figure rebounding games ... finished the year second in scoring with 10.7 points per game ... scored 16 points and had eight boards against UIC (Feb. 19) ... scored 13 points and had 11 boards against Loyola (Chicago) on Feb. 17 ... poured in a career-high 25 points and matched a season’s best with 13 rebounds at Youngstown State on Feb. 12 ... tallied 13 points and 10 boards against Cleveland State and had 15 points and 10 rebounds against Detroit ... pulled down 13 rebounds and added eight points in the win over Wright State (Feb. 3) ... scored 11 points and had six boards against Milwaukee on Jan. 27 ... led Valpo with 14 points and nine rebounds at Loyola (Chicago) (Jan. 22) ... tallied 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds, including six offensive, at Wright State (Jan. 8) ... tallied her fifth double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Eastern Illinois (Dec. 30) ... registered a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Chicago State on Dec. 18 ... posted a team-high 15 points against Pittsburgh (Dec. 11) ... scored 13 points in return to hometown on Dec. 8 at IPFW ... tallied third straight double-double with 13 points and 13 boards against Coastal Carolina on Dec. 4 ...  had a double-double with a season-high 17 points and 13 rebounds at Evansville (Dec. 3) ... had two block as well against the Purple Aces ... recorded first collegiate double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Cincinnati on Nov. 28 ... scored 10 points in collegiate debut at DePaul (Nov. 12).

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Cavaliers ... the IHSAA state finals All-Tournament Most Valuable Player in 2008 and 2010 ... the Patricia L. Roy Mental Attitude Award winner as a senior ... state finals Class A runner-up for scoring in a game with 27 points ... Associated Press First Team All-State selection in 2010 ... finished third in the Indiana Miss Basketball voting in 2010 ... set an IHSAA state final rebounding record with 17 in both 2008 and 2009 ... a First Team All-State selection by Indiana Basketball Association and ICGSA as a senior ... a member of the North-South All-Star Team ... an Indiana All-Star ... earned ICGSA Academic All-State honors in 2010 ... the Indiana’s NewsCenter Player of the Year as a senior ... a three-time Fort Wayne News-Sentinel All-Area Team selection, including Player of the Year in 2010 ... three-time team Most Valuable Player ... set school’s single game (26) and career (1,157) rebound record ... finished career with 1,944 points ... set school’s single game three-point record with seven ... played basketball for coach Scott Kreiger ... also lettered in volleyball, softball, and track and field.

Personal: Tabitha is the daughter of Chris and Pam Gerardot ... born Feb. 3, 1992 ... majors are French and Spanish.