Friars will face the Pirates in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament on March 8.
Friars host the Red Storm on March 3 at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall.
Friars travel to Georgetown for final regular-season road game on March 1.
Pink Out Friartown event and senior day will be featured events at Saturday's game vs. Xavier.
Friars and Pirates tip-off at 7:00 p.m. on February 18 in South Orange, N.J.
2009-2010: Started all 34 games... Has recorded double figures in 33 of the Friars 34 games, including a career-high 31 points against Buffalo (12/2)... Has reached double figures 99 times in 119 career games...Registered 20+ points 28 times during her career (15 times in 2009-10)... Finished career with 1,795 career points and ranks third on PC's all-time scoring list...Posted two double-doubles on the season and 11 in her career... Recorded 23 points and season-high 11 rebounds against Cincinnati (2/16) and also recorded 23 points and 11 rebounds against Villanova (3/1)...Dished a season-high six assists against Old Dominion in the second round of the WNIT (3/22)...Collected a career-high six steals against Quinnipiac (11/24), Vermont (12/21) and Pittsburgh (1/23)...Matched a career-high two blocked shots against Buffalo (12/2)...Finished the year with averages of 18.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.9 steals per game...Hauled in 651 career rebounds and ranks 16th on PC's all-time rebounding list...This year, has established single-season career highs in points (613), steals (64) assists (80), field goals (217), free throws (106) and three-point field goals made (73)... Her 613 points this season is the third-most in program history for a senior...She also has played 1,166 minutes this season, marking the most minutes played by a senior in program history... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week for the first time in her career (12/7)....Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on January 18, February 8 and February 15... Named to All-BIG EAST First-Team for the first time in her career... First Friar to earn First-Team All-BIG EAST Honors since 1994.
2008-2009: Returned to the court after missing the 2007-08 season with an injury... Started each of PC's 30 games... Led the team in scoring (12.0 ppg), free-throw percentage (54-63, 85.7-percent) and steals (1.2 spg)... Finished third in rebounding (4.7 rpg) and assists (1.9 apg) and second in field-goal percentage (134-337, 39.8-percent)... Also connected on 30.4-percent of her attempts from three-point range (38-125)... Eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau at netting 15 points against DePaul on January 17 in Chicago, Ill... Became the 29th player in program history to surpass the milestone and enters her final season at Providence with 1,182 career points (13.9 ppg) ... Her 1,182 points ranks 18th all-time on the Friars' career scoring list... Recorded double-digit points in 20 of the Friars' 30 games during the 2008-09 season and owns 66 double-digit games in her career (85 games)... Finished the season with five-straight games in double figures... Scored a season-high 23 points against Syracuse on March 2... Grabbed a season-high 10 rebonds against Massachusetts on December 3... Dished a season-best four assists in five games and collected a season-high five steals against Buffalo on December 16.
2006-2007: Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team ...Played 28 of Providence's 29 games and appeared in the starting line-up each time... Led the team in scoring with 17.3 points per game, which marks the second-highest scoring average all-time for a PC sophomore... Finished first among her teammates in rebounding (7.1 rpg) and first in steals (1.7 spg)...Fourth among her teammates in assists (1.9 apg)... Posted a career-high 29 points against Rhode Island on December 22...Collected a career-high five steals in PC's victory over Brown on November 12... Reached double figures in 27 of the 28 games - including 20-straight games to start the year... Recorded double-digit rebounds in eight games (nine times in her career)...Recorded a team-high eight double-doubles on the year... Owns nine double-doubles in her career...Scored 20-or-more points in a game 11 times this season and 12 times in her career...In 32 career games vs. BIG EAST Conference opponents, Marandola has scored double-figures 26 times... Was named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly honor roll on November 20, 2006, November 27, 2006, December 27, 2006 and February 12...Named to the UNC Greensboro Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team on November 25... Eclipsed the 500-point mark in her career against Seton Hall on December 5... Owns a total of 822 career points in 55 career games for a career scoring average of 14.9 points per game... Enters the 2007-08 season 178 points shy of reaching the 1,000-point career milestone... Scored 337 points as a freshman in 2005-06 in 27 games... Through 27 games in 2006-07, scored 485 points... Her 485 points is the third highest scoring total for a sophomore in Friar women's basketball history.
2005-2006: Started all 27 games...Averaged 12.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.9 steals per game...Led the Friars in assists (71), steals (52) and double-digit scoring games (19)...Reached double figures in scoring in 11 of 16 BIG EAST Conference games...Led the Friars to their first victory of the season over Yale (74-53) with her first collegiate double-double (19 points, 12 rebounds)...Netted a season-high 24 points vs. No. 8/6 Connecticut on February 15...Scored 19 points in four other games...Dished out a season-best seven assists vs. Rhode Island on December 10...Collected a season-high four steals vs. South Florida on January 21...Led the team in three-point field goal percentage (.388, 60-79)...Her 33 three-point field goals made ranked her in a tie for first on the team...Led Friars in field-goal percentage (100 shot attempts or more) at 46.2-percent (122-264)...Second on the team in free-throw percentage (.759, 60-79)...Named BIG EAST Conference Freshman of the Week on December 12 and December 27....Named to the BIG EAST Conference Weekly Honor Roll on January 9...In 16 BIG EAST games this season she has averaged 12.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game...Named to the BIG EAST Conference All-Freshmen Team.
AT JOHNSTON: Played five different sports at Johnston High School... Four-year letterwinner in basketball ...Earned three letters in soccer, two in track and one in softball and volleyball...Captained the basketball and track teams as a senior and was captain of the soccer team as a junior...Two-time Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of Rhode Island (2004, 2005)...Four-year First-Team All-State selection...Words Unlimited Co-Athlete of the Year in Rhode Island (2005)...Appeared in Sports Illustrated Faces In The Crowd (2005)...Scored a personal best of 51 points in a single game during the 2004-05 season vs. Tollgate...Led her team to the DII Rhode Island State Championship as a freshman...Made consecutive appearances in the State Semifinals (DI) as a sophomore and junior... Advanced to the State Quarterfinal round during her senior campaign...Finished her career at Johnston with 2,631 points...Is the all-time leading scorer in the State of Rhode Island.
Personal: Daughter of Lois and Roger Marandola...Born October 16, 1987...Elementary/secondary education major.
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