Tibbetts' Career Honors
Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award
General: Made team as a walk-on... Lean and lanky... Good athlete... Hard worker... Her size will benefit her presence on the floor on both offense and defense... Has a great attitude and good work ethic...
2001-02: Came off the bench in eight contests during the season, averaging 3.8 minutes, 0.5 points and 0.3 rebounds per game... Played four minutes at Washington State (2/9/02)... Saw sub action at UCLA (1/19/02) and against Washinton (1/12/02)... Two points in five minutes of action against Washington State (1/10/02)... Season-high nine minutes at Arizona State (12/30/01)... Scored first collegiate points at S.F. Austin (12/16/01), with two... Played six minutes off the bench at Rice (12/8/01), grabbing one rebound... Saw first collegiate action versus Ohio State (11/21/01) with one rebound in one minute off the bench...
2000-01: Attended the UA during the 2000-01 school year but did not play basketball...
High School: Lettered three years in basketball at Burnsville (Minn.) High School... Graduated from Burnsville with honors... Was team captain and Most Valuable Player her senior year as her team went 11-12 and finished fourth in the Lake Conference... All-Lake Conference honoree in 1999-2000... Was second on her team in assists as a senior... Averaged 12.8 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 2.0 apg her senior year... Was team captain for her club team, Minnesota Quest... Helped club to second-place finish in Menominee (Wisc.) Tournament... Competed in nationals twice with Burnsville softball team... Member of National Honor Society... Was recruited by Bowling Green State University to play basketball...
Personal: Born Michelle Leigh Tibbetts on Oct. 27, 1981, in St. Paul, Minn... Daughter of James and Mary Tibbetts... Has an older brother, Brandon, and a younger brother, Jeff... Her cousin, Luke Tibbetts, currently plays basketball for the University of South Dakota, and his brother Nate was a member of that squad through last year... Is majoring in international business because she thought it seemed interesting and because she wants to travel... Likes to watch sports, hang out and play at the UA Rec Center in her spare time.
TIBBETTS' CAREER HIGHS
Field Goals Made: 1, twice, last vs. Washington State (1/10/02)
Field Goals Attempted: 2, twice, last vs. Washington State (1/10/02)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: none
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 1 at Washington State (2/9/02)
Free Throws Made: none
Free Throws Attempted: none
Rebounds: 1, twice, last at Rice (12/8/01)
Points: 2, twice, last vs. Washington State (1/10/02)
Blocked Shots: none
Minutes Played: 9 at Arizona State (12/30/01)
TIBBETTS' CAREER STATS
Games Played: 8
Games Started: 0
Scoring Average: 0.5 ppg (4 points)
Rebounding Average: 0.3 rpg (2 rebounds)
Field Goal Percentage: .400 (2-5)
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage: .000 (0-1)
Free Throw Percentage: .000 (0-0)
Assists Average: 0.0 apg (0 assists)
Blocks Average: 0.0 bpg (0 blocks)
Steals Average: 0.0 spg (0 steals)
Minutes Played Average: 3.8 mpg (30 minutes)