Ilysse Pitts

#4 Ilysse Pitts

Pos. G
Ht. 5-7
Yr. So.
Hometown Aurora, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Montini Catholic

2019-20: Saw action in 28 games off the bench as a sophomore, averaging 15 minutes/game ... posted 2.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game ... ranked third on the team in assists ... led Valpo in assists five times and in steals three times ... opened year with four points against Ohio State Nov. 10 ... led Valpo with four assists and three steals at Northwestern Nov. 21 ... tallied seven points and season-high five rebounds in win at Toledo Nov. 27 ... set career best with five steals Dec. 15 in win over UIC ... totaled sevne points, four rebounds and three steals Dec. 28 in victory over Chicago State ... tied season high with five rebounds in Dec. 30 win at Eastern Illinois and connected on key 3-pointer late in the third quarter which jump-started 23-0 run ... handed out season-high five assists in Jan. 12 win at Evansville ... scored season-high eight points in Feb. 8 win over Indiana State ... dished out team-best four assists at Bradley Feb. 14 ... knocked down pair of 3-pointers in Feb. 16 win at Illinois State ... scored seven points and led Valpo with four assists in Feb. 28 win over UNI.

2018-19: Appeared in 31 of the team’s 32 games and averaged 3.0 points and 2.4 rebounds while dishing out 25 assists as a true freshman… Burst onto the scene on Nov. 16 at Morehead State with 10 points on 3-of-3 shooting, her first career double-figure scoring output. Followed that by chipping in seven points on Nov. 17 vs. St. Francis Brooklyn... Matched a career high with 10 points while establishing a personal best with eight rebounds on Dec. 16 vs. North Dakota State... Dished out a career-high six assists while scoring eight points and matching a career best with three steals on Jan. 13 at Drake.

Prep: Four-year letter winner… Averaged 12.5 points, 4.5 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 3.5 steals as a senior… Led her team to a state runner-up finish in 2018… Averaged 8.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.1 steals as a junior …. Helped Montini Catholic to a 33-2 overall record as the Broncos finished in third place in the 2017 IHSA 4A state tournament… Team also finished third in the 3A state tournament in 2015… Earned MVP honors at the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase in 2016 after pouring in 20 points in a game… Earned academic all-conference honors all four years and was a four-year honor roll member.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science… Born on Jan. 19, 2000… Daughter of Ivan and Denise Pitts… Has an older sister, Courteney Tillman, and a younger sister, Illyah Pitts.