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#11 Christie Marrone
Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: St. John Villa Academy

Frese on Marrone
"Christie is one of our best three-point shooters and when she gets on a roll, she really opens up our offense. She should feel comfortable and confident after spending two years in our system."

International Experience
Member of the East Team which won the 2003 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival ... was teammates with Laura Harper and Crystal Langhorne ... shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line and dished out five assists in the five games.

2006-07
Made her first appearance in a Terrapin uniform in the season opener at Middle Tennessee State, scoring on her only field goal attempt ... in the home opener vs. George Mason, set or tied career highs in points (12), field goals made (4), field goal attempts (10), three-pointers made (4), three-pointers attempted (10), assists (7) and minutes played (27) ... also had a season-high four rebounds in the game against the Patriots ... credited with a career-high three steals in the opening game of the Junkanoo Jam vs. Gardner-Webb, while also dishing out six assists ... had six helpers vs. UC Santa Barbara, as well ... reached double figures in the win over Siena, going 4-for-6, while also handing out three assists ... 2-for-3 at Northern Iowa, including 1-for-1 beyond the arc, for five points ... played 25 games total, sitting out the postseason because of injury.

2005-06
Spent her redshirt season practicing with the Terrapins, helping the team win the national crown as a member of the practice squad.

2004-05 at Virginia Tech
Averaged 4.3 points and 1.5 assists per game in 29 games, helping the Hokies to a 17-12 record and trip to the NCAA Tournament ... named team Rookie of the Year ... scored a career-high 12 points vs. NC State on Jan. 17 ... had a career-high seven assists against No. 2 Duke on Jan. 9 ... knocked down a career-high three treys at Miami on Feb. 6, going 3-for-7 from behind the arc, also grabbing a personal best six rebounds ... 3-for-4, making only three-point attempt, for seven points at No. 8/6 North Carolina on Feb. 11 ... scored eight points vs. DePaul in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Comcast Center ... shot at a .359 clip from three-point land, going 21-for-59 on the season.

High School
Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-American ... Class B Player of the Year by the New York Sports Writers Association in 2002-03 after leading her team to a Class B State title and the Federation crown ... was the only junior among five finalists for the New York Daily News Player of the Year award, earning all-city honors by the publication ... also helped St. John Villa to the Class C state and Federation championships as a freshman in 2000-01 ... Most Valuable Player of the state and Federation title games in 2001 and 2003 ... one of only two players to be named to the Staten Island Advance All-Star team ... tied the state record with six 3-pointers in a game ... fifth on Staten Island's all-time scoring list, tallying more than 1,800 points, including 202 treys, reaching double figures 93 times in 122 career games while also dishing out over 500 assists ... averaged 15.0 ppg and 50.5 three-pointers in a season over her four seasons ... member of the "Dream 100" ... member of the USA East team that won the USA Basketball Youth Development Festival.

Personal
Majoring in criminal justice ... daughter of Tony and Patricia Marrone ... has a brother, Joseph (24) ... born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Marrone's Career Highs
Points: 12, twice (last vs. George Mason, 11/12/06)
FGM: 4, twice (last vs. Siena, 12/4/06)
FGA: 10, George Mason (12/4/06)
3FGM: 4, George Mason (12/4/06)
3FGA: 10, George Mason (12/4/06)
FTM: 4, NC State (1/17/05)
FTA: 6, NC State (1/17/05)
Rebounds: 6, Miami (2/27/05)
Assists: 7, twice (last vs. George Mason, 12/4/06)
Steals: 3, vs. Gardner-Webb (11/24/06)
Blocks: 1, at Northern Iowa (12/6/06)
Minutes: 27, George Mason (12/4/06)

Marrone's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2004-05 at VT 29/0366-12.642-111.37821-59.35619-23.8264-2327-0.923-04238013124-4.3
2005-06 Redshirt Season
2006-07 25/0275-11.023-67.34312-43.2795-7.7141-2526-1.013-035261863-2.5
TOTAL 54/0 641-11.9 65-178 .365 33-102 .324 24-30 .800 5-48 53-1.0 36-0 77 64 1 21 187-3.5

Marrone's Career Vs. ACC

Year GP/GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct OR-DR Reb-Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2004-05 at VT 14/0176-12.618-51.35310-28.35711-14.7863-1518-1.39-028180757-4.1
2005-06 Redshirt Season
2006-07 10/043-4.32-10.2000-6.0000-0.0000-55-0.55-032024-0.4
TOTAL 24/0 219-9.1 20-61 .328 10-34 .294 11-14 .786 3-20 23-1.0 14-0 31 20 0 9 61-2.5

A Minute With Christie Marrone
What was the last book you read for fun?
Da Vinci Code

What's your favorite thing about Maryland Women's Basketball?
How close we all are.

Pick any city/country in the world you'd like to visit?
Italy because I'm Italian.

Name something fun you did this summer.
Went to the beach.

What game are you most looking forward to this season?
Oklahoma

Aside from playing basketball, what is your favorite thing to do/hobby?
Shopping

What is something people don't know about you?
My team says I look like Lois from Family Guy

Name something you can't live without...>
My family

What was your first car?
Nissan Pathfinder

When I was five I wanted to be a ...
A stock broker like my dad.

Now, I want to be a ...
A coach.


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