Roosevelt Lakers
Women's Basketball
Record: 28-7 Home: 14-3 Away: 13-3 Neutral: 1-1 CCAC: 19-3
#14 Maria Tamburrino
Maria Tamburrino Image
Height: 5-11
Class: JR
Position: G/F
Hometown: West Dundee, Ill.
Previous School: Jacobs

2012-13 Highlights: Named NAIA All-American Honorable Mention…All-CCAC First Team selection...only player to start in all 96 games in Roosevelt history...team’s second-leading scorer (13.9 ppg) and top rebounder (8.2 rpg)...turned in 12 double-doubles, good for 11th in the nation...three-time CCAC Player of the Week (Nov. 6, Nov. 27, Feb. 26)...scored her 1000th point at Judson on Feb. 13…matched a career-high mark in points with 27 against No. 13 Olivet Nazarene...haunted Olivet Nazarene again with 27 points and tallied 14 rebounds on Jan. 23…ranked 17th in the nation for total rebounds on the season with 286...named to the CCAC All-Acadmeic Team...was voted by team to receive Heart of the Lakers Award.

2011-12 Highlights: One of two players to start in all 31 games, joining teammate Alexia Tann...earned All-CCAC Second Team honors after leading the team in rebounding (7.5 rpg), while also averaging 9.8 ppg...scored in double figures on 15 occasions...set new Roosevelt single-game records with 17 rebounds and five blocked shots versus Olivet Nazarene on Feb. 4...scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down nine boards in rematch with the Tigers on Feb. 25...totaled 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a double-double performance versus Trinity Christian on Nov. 22...recorded her second double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds versus Midway on Dec. 3...grabbed 14 rebounds at Spring Arbor on Nov. 11...posted a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds at Robert Morris on Feb. 1...named to the CCAC All-Acadmeic Team...received athletic department Laker Award...was voted by team to receive Heart of the Lakers Award.

2010-2011 Highlights: Named CCAC Division 1 Player of the Week on Jan. 11th...started all 30 games...led team with 28.1 minutes per game...scored 9.7 points per game...led team in scoring in 4 games...was team's second-leading rebounder with 7.2 boards per game...finished with 61 total steals, 11 total blocks and 4 double-doubles...set career highs in points (21) and steals (6) in 68-54 win over Viterbo on Jan. 4th...pulled down career-high 14 boards in 74-66 victory over Indiana Tech on Jan. 17th...set career high is assists (6) against Trinity Christian on Dec. 17th.

Prior to Roosevelt: Varsity letterwinner in basketball, soccer and golf at Jacobs High School in Algonquin, Ill...excelled on the hardwood as a three-year starter for the Golden Eagles, finishing her career as one of the program's all-time leading scorers with 1,023 points while earning All-Fox Valley Conference and Daily Herald All-Area honors after her sophomore, junior and senior campaigns...as a senior, averaged 12.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.1 steals per game, leading Jacobs to a 24-7 record and a share of its first-ever conference title...named team MVP and earned all-conference accolades in golf after her senior season...also a standout in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society and a High Honor Roll recipient at Jacobs...daughter of Al and Jennifer Tamburrino...born on Aug. 22, 1992...majoring in mathematics.

CAREER BESTS

Points................27 on three occasions

Rebounds..........17 vs. Olivet Nazarene (2/4/12)

Assists...............8 vs. Calumet St. Joesph (2/9/13)

Steals................9 vs. Vitbero (1/4/11)

Blocks...............5 vs. Olivet Nazarene (2/4/12)

FGM..................12 vs. Olivet Nazarene (11/24/12)

3PTM.................4 vs. St. Francis (Ill.) (1/8/11)

FTM...................9 vs. Trinity Christian (11/22/11) 

 
2012-13 Women's Basketball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Erin McCaslinJRG5-4Maple Valley, Wash.Tahoma
2Aleesha CleaverFRG5-9Davis, Ill.Dakota
4Tori ClarkJRG/F5-10Roselle, Ill.Lake Park
5Devin TalleyFRG5-8Ypsilanti, Mich.Huron
10Corinne BusbyFRG5-4Arlington Heights, Ill.Hersey
12Becky WillifordFRG5-3Naperville, Ill.Waubonsie Valley
14Maria TamburrinoJRG/F5-11West Dundee, Ill.Jacobs
15Casey DavisJRG5-8Country Club Hills, Ill.Marian Catholic
21Jennie Van HookJRF5-10South Holland, Ill.Marian Catholic
22Kristin MarshallJRG5-8Country Club Hills, Ill.UW-Whitewater
32Kiara TowlesJRF5-9Aurora, Ill.West Aurora
33Erica JordanFRF5-7Naperville, Ill.Waubonsie Valley
42Tianna SwaniganJRF5-9Riverdale, Ill.South Suburban
Coaches
Robyn Scherr-Wells Image
Head Coach
3rd season
 
Marty Scherr Image
Assistant Coach
3rd season
 
La Toshia Burrell Image
Assistant Coach
1st season