AT FIRST GLANCE A solid rookie campaign earned Stokes a spot on the 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Freshman Team ... The Marion, Iowa native averaged 4.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per contest while shooting .602 percent from the floor ... Her 50 blocks during her freshman season was the fourth-highest total in UConn history ... Enters the 2013-14 season in 15th place on UConn's all-time blocked shots list ... Enters her junior year shooting .621 percent from the floor, which would be the third-best mark in UConn history, but is yet to achieve the minimum field goals made requirement.
2012-13 SEASON: Saw time in 32 games, averaging 2.8 points and 3.5 rebounds in 10.7 minutes per contest ... Third on the team with 39 blocks ... Was an efficient 35-53 from the field (.660) and dished-out 21 assists against 20 turnovers ... Recorded double-digit minutes in 17 games and earned the start in UConn's 71-65 win at St. John's on February 2 after Stefanie Dolson was held out due to an illness. Scored seven points and snared four rebounds against the Red Storm and buried a pair of free throws late in the game that helped clinch the victory ... Scored a season-high 14 points and hauled in a season-best 11 boards in UConn's 105-37 victory over Idaho in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Stokes also blocked three shots and was 6-7 from the field against the Vandals ... Scored eight points, on 3-3 shooting, and collected eight rebounds in the Huskies 91-44 win over DePaul on February 10 ... Blocked three shots and corralled seven caroms in 16-minutes of action during UConn's 81-50 victory at No. 16/13 Texas A&M on November 18.
2011-12 SEASON Ended her freshman campaign averaging 4.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in her 13.4 minutes per game... Stokes was second on the team in blocks as she averaged 1.4 denials per game... She led the Huskies in blocks in 13 of 38 contests... Stokes shot 60 percent from the field and 65.3 percent from the charity stripe... In her first collegiate game Stokes scored four points and had four rebounds against Holy Cross (11/13)... Had eight points, four grabs and two blocks versus Pacific on November 15... Was a point shy of recording her first double-double when she tallied nine points, 11 points and a season-high five blocks against Farleigh Dickinson on 11/25... Scored four points and had two rebounds versus Buffalo on 11/26... Pulled down six rebounds and had a team-high three blocks against Towson on November 30... Scored eight points and had six grabs at College of Charleston on December 21... Notched eight points and two rebounds versus Providence (1/10)... Recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds against North Carolina on January 16... Netted seven points and had four grabs versus Cincinnati (1/19)... Stokes had eight points, seven rebounds and three blocks at Syracuse on January 25... She pulled down a season-high 12 rebounds, tied a season-high five blocks and had four points at Duke (1/30)... Stokes scored 10 points and had five rebounds against Rutgers on February 4... Grabbed six boards and had four points at Louisville (2/7)... Went 5-for-6 on her way to scoring 11 points, having six rebounds and tallying three blocks versus St. John's on 2/18... Scored five points and had four rebounds at Pitt (2/21)... Recorded six rebounds and two blocks versus Rutgers on March 4... Stokes tallied six points and seven rebounds against Prairie View A&M on March 17 in her first NCAA Tournament contest... Knocked in 13 points, pulled down nine boards and had three denials against Kansas State on March 18... Had six rebounds and two points versus Penn State (3/25) in the Sweet Sixteen... Ended the season with four points and four rebounds in the Final Four on April 1 against Notre Dame.
BEFORE UCONN Averaged 25.0 points, 14.8 rebounds and 5.1 blocks per game in her final year at Linn-Mar High School ... Honored as a 2011 McDonald's, Parade Magazine, WBCA All-American ... Iowa's 2010 Gatorade State Player of the year ... Enters the 2010-11 season having compiled 1,079 points, 867 rebounds and 374 blocks ... Averaged 19.9 points, 13.5 rebounds and 5.8 blocks per game en route to helping Linn-Mar High School post a 26-0 record and take home an Iowa 4A State Title ... Shot 65 percent from the field in 2009-10 ... A 2010 Parade All-America Fourth Team selection ... Selected to the Iowa Newspaper Association All-State First Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Ranked as the No. 9 overall recruit by the All-Star Girls Report and the No. 14 prospect by Blue Star ... Averaged 5.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game to help the US post a 5-0 record and gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Mexico City ... Named to the 2010 United State Women's Youth Olympic Games Team.
PERSONAL Born on March 30, 1993 ... Mother Julie Saddler and father Greg Stokes ... A psychology major.