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Haley

Gorecki

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Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Palatine, Ill.
High School: William Fremd

Bio


Combo guard who can play any of the guard spots ... will go off the bounce for the mid-range shot ... hits the three-pointer with ease ... will put the ball on the floor and get to the rack ... a very tough competitor.

Career:
Became the third Blue Devil to register 500 points, 200 rebounds, 100 assists and 75 steals in a season as a redshirt junior in 2018-19 ... she joined only Alana Bead (2001-02, 2002-03) and Monique Currie (2004-05) ... became just the seventh player in ACC history to lead their team in scoring rebounding and assists -- Lakeia Stokes, Clemson (2003-04), Kisha Ford, Georgia Tech (1993-94), Shenise Johnson, Miami (2011-12), Laine Selwyn, Pitt (2001-02; 2002-03), Amy Privette, Wake Forest (1986-87) and Bernadette McGlade, UNC (1979-80) ... became just the seventh Blue Devil to total over 500 points, 200 rebounds and 100 assists in their first 50 collegiate games in 2018-19 (Alana Beard, Lexie Brown, Monique Currie, Rebecca Greenwell, Alexis Jones and Katie Meier) ... has notched nine career double-doubles.

Duke Record Book:
Became the first Blue Devil to lead their team in points (17.2), rebounds (7.1) and assists (3.9) as a junior in 2018-19 ... tied a record averaging 36.0 minutes a contest ... matched a Duke single-season record with 208 three-pointers attempted in 2018-19 ... averaged 6.93 three-pointers attempted per game and 15.6 shots per game, which were both school records.

2019 U.S. Pan American Games Team:
Invited to the trails but was not able to attend due to injury.

As a Redshirt Junior (2018-19):
All-ACC Team selection by the Blue Ribbon Panel ... All-ACC Second Team honoree by the ACC Coaches ... turned in one of the best all-around seasons in Duke history averaging 17.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.6 steals ... started all 30 contests ... averaging 36.0 minutes per game, which ranked second in the ACC and tied a Duke single-season record ... was the only player in the ACC to rank in the top 17 in all four categories (points, rebounds, steals and assists) and one of three in power five conferences to rank in the top 17 in all four categories in her conference (Bridget Carleton of Iowa State, Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon) ... averaged 18.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.0 steals against ranked opponents on the season ... averaged 18.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.0 steals against ranked opponents ... ranked tied fourth in the ACC with 11 games with 20+ points ... blocked only one shot the first 18 games of the season, but over the last 11 games totaled nine swats, including two at Notre Dame ... in the ACC stats, ranked fifth in the ACC in scoring (17.2), tied for second in steals (2.6), 17th in rebounding (7.1), tied 10th in assists (3.9) and second in minutes played (36.0) ... only two other Duke players had ever averaged at least 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 steals for an entire season (Alana Beard, 2001-02; Monique Currie, 2004-05) ... averaged 6.93 three-pointers attempted per game and 15.6 shots per game, which were school records ... collected eight double-doubles on the season ... ranked 86th nationally in points per game (17.2), 29th in steals (2.63) and 62nd in minutes (35.94) ... registered the eighth triple-double in Duke history with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against Pitt on Feb. 3 ... had seven games with 24 or more points ... had at least one three-pointer in 26-of-30 contests ... was the only player in the ACC to rank in the top 17 in all four per game categories (points, rebounds, steals and assists)) and one of four in power five conferences to rank in the top 17 in all four categories in her conference (Bridget Carleton of Iowa State, Sabrina Ionescu of Oregon, Aari McDonald of Arizona).

As a Redshirt Sophomore at Duke (2017-18):
Burst on the national scene as a redshirt sophomore, prior to getting injured ... moved into the starting lineup on Dec. 10 against Winthrop and posted a then career-high 20 points, as she hit 5-of-7 treys and 7-of-11 field goals ... went on to score double-digits in seven straight starts ... this included 20+ points in four of those seven games ... averaged 17.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.8 steals over a span of 11 contests ... collected a career-high 29 points at North Carolina as she drained 7-of-15 three-pointers, grabbed nine rebounds and dished six assists ... added 28 points at Virginia Tech on 7-of-10 three-pointers and 9-of-14 field goals ... became the first Blue Devil to notch seven or more three-pointers in back-to-back games ... suffered a hip injury at the end of January and was limited in her final three games, before being sidelined the remainder of the year ... drained 37 three-pointers in a span of 12 games ... for the season, averaged 11.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.3 steals ... hit 42.3 percent from downtown and hit 44 treys on the year ... hit 8-of-8 field goals and had 19 first half points at third-ranked Louisville ... went on to finish with a then career-high 25 points, six assists, five rebounds and a career-high two blocked shots ... notched her first collegiate double-double against Maine with 13 points and 10 rebounds ... nearly missed two straight double-doubles in the next game against Wyoming with 14 points and nine rebounds ... hit five or more three-pointers in four different games.

As a Sophomore (2016-17):

Redshirted the season due to injuries.

As a Freshman (2015-16):

Saw action in 14 games before being sidelined with a right hip injury for the remainder of the season ... averaged 4.5 points, 2.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 steals ... scored a season-high 11 points against Texas State as she drained 3-of-3 from downtown ... hit 7-of-13 three-pointers in three games in Cancun, Mexico ... hit 15-of-17 free throws on the season for an 88.2 percentage.

Ranking: 

No. 43 (All Star Girls Report), No. 55 (HoopGurlz/Girls Basketball Report) , No. 46 (Blue Star Report)

High School/AAU:

Illinois Miss Basketball, Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year and Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year in 2014-15 ... Parade All-America ... a two-time Mid-Suburban West Player of the Year and four-time All-Conference honoree ... Sun Times All-Area Team selection ... guided Fremd H.S. to three straight MSL titles and four MSL West championships ... as a senior, averaged 21.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 3.1 assists ... helped lead the Vikings to a 29-5 overall record along with an appearance in the Class 4A state championship game ... collected three double-doubles, three games with 30+ points and 24 contests with 20+ points ... notched a season-high 33 points against Divine Savior Holy Angels ... hit 46.8 percent from the field and 78.3 percent from the free-throw line ... notched a season-high eight steals  and eight assists in games ... All-Tournament team selection at the NIKE Tournament of Champions ... named Chicago Tribune First Team All-State and Sun Times All-Area Team as a junior … her junior year, she averaged 23.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 3.1 assists … averaged 15.0 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists her sophomore campaign … as a sophomore, selected Illinois Coaches Association first team and Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State …averaged 13.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals as a freshman … named to the Chicago Tribune Honorable Mention All-State as a freshman … played club basketball for Illinois Elite from 2011-13 … led the club team to a state championship in 2012 and 2014 and  Midwest Elite title in 2014.

Personal:

Full name is Haley Marie Gorecki … born November 13, 1996 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. … daughter of Adam & Denise Gorecki … has one sister, Brittany (27), and one brother, Adam (25) … member of the National Honor Society ... received a degree in psychology from Duke in 2019 along with obtaining a markets and management certificate.

 

 

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