Micaela Younger
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Micaela Younger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dover, Del.

High School:
Caesar Rodney High School

Height:
6-3

Position:
C

Birthdate:
12/18/1986

Experience:
1L


Photo Gallery-Senior Season (2008-09)

Photo Gallery-Junior Season (2007-08)

Photo Gallery-Previous Seasons (2005-06; 2006-07)

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2008-09 (SENIOR):
Micaela Younger, the lone senior on the 2008-09 TCU roster, appeared in 24 games during her final season, making three starts... scored five points during TCU's home win over Sam Houston State (Nov. 23)... went 4-for-4 at the free throw line at No. 24 Oklahoma State (Dec. 14), marking a career high for made free throws... scored four points and collected two steals in 17 minutes of action during the Jan. 28 home win over San Diego State... pulled down five boards in 14 minutes of action Feb. 4 at Utah... matched the total during the Feb. 21 home win over Wyoming, when she added three points in 12 minutes... saw a large increase in playing time beginning Feb. 28 vs. SDSU, when she recorded season-high totals of eight points, seven boards, two assists and two blocks in 25 minutes... her two assists marked a career high... earned her second start of the year for her final home game at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum during TCU's March 7 win over Utah in the regular-season finale... played a season-high 28 minutes against the Utes... also started during the Frogs' MWC Tournament quarterfinal loss to San Diego State on March 11... saw 17 minutes of action during TCU's NCAA Tournament first-round loss to South Dakota State (March 22), pulling down four rebounds.

2007-08 (JUNIOR):
Younger started nine games overall at center for TCU as a junior... ranked sixth among Frogs in rebounds... has led TCU this season once in scoring and once in rebounds, both against Texas A&M on Dec. 2... totaled two double-figure scoring games overall during the season... recorded career bests in points (21) and rebounds (11) with her first career double-double against the Aggies while shooting 9-of-10 from the floor... surpassed her previous career high in points in the opening 12:07 of the game, while going on to play a personal-best 36 minutes... the game began a four-game stetch where she went 19-of-21 from the field, nearly doubling her season field-goal percentage... scored her 200th career point during TCU's regular-season finale at BYU (March 8).

2006-07 (SOPHOMORE):
Academic All-Mountain West Conference
Younger started 12 games at center for the Lady Frogs... ranked second on the team in blocked shots with 15... scored a career-best eight points on 3-of-3 shooting against Pepperdine on Dec. 3... snagged a career-high eight rebounds against San Diego State on Jan. 28... tallied a career-best three blocks against Syracuse on Dec. 20... scored five points against Ole Miss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... also set a career high with two steals against Syracuse... scored seven points three times... grabbed seven rebounds in 13 minutes against Rice... named to the Spring 2007 Academic All-MWC Team.

2005-06 (FRESHMAN):
Younger served as a reserve forward for the Lady Frogs... appeared in 13 of TCU's 31 games as a rookie... averaged 0.8 points and 0.4 rebounds per game... shot 28.6 percent (4-of-14) from the field and 33.3 percent (2-of-6) from the free throw line... made her collegiate debut against Georgia on Nov. 21... played a season-high six minutes against Georgia and at Oklahoma (Nov. 30)... made the only basket she attempted (1-for-1) in the first game of her college career against Georgia... the next game, recorded a season-high four points by shooting a perfect 2-for-2 from the field against Mississippi State (Nov. 25)... pulled down a season-best three rebounds, including two offensive boards, against Cornell (Jan. 2)... registered a block versus Duke (Dec. 6).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Younger earned varsity letters in basketball, volleyball and track and field while attending Caesar Rodney H.S... named second-team all-state in basketball... helped her squad win the 2004 conference championship... named athlete of the week several times during her career... holds the school records for blocked shots in a game, season and career... was tabbed the team's Rookie of the Year in 2002... served as the basketball team's captain two years... picked up all-state accolades in volleyball in 2004... received all-conference second-team recognition in volleyball... led Caesar Rodney to a volleyball league title as a senior... was the conference's four-time champion in the shot put... won the state shot put crown one season... was runner-up in the state in shot put two years... an all-state pick for track and field... volunteered her time with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Salvation Army and the Delaware Parents Association.

PERSONAL:
Younger is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at TCU... has an older brother, Kenneth... goes by the nickname Micki... Micaela Amead Younger, the daughter of Kenneth and Yvonne Younger, was born Dec. 18, 1986.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 21 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)
Rebounds: 11 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)
Field Goals: 9 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)
Field-Goal Attempts: 10 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)
3-Point Field Goals: None
3-Point Field-Goal Attempts: None
Free Throws: 4 (12/14/08-Okla. St.)
Free-Throw Attempts: 7 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)
Assists: 2 (2/28/09-SDSU)
Steals: 2, 7x (last 1/28/09-SDSU)
Blocks: 3 (12/20/06-Syracuse)
Minutes: 36 (12/2/07-Texas A&M)

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2008-09 Game-By-Game

2007-08 Game-By-Game

2006-07 Game-By-Game
2005-06 Game-By-Game

CAREER STATISTICS

Season G-GS MP-Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3P-3PA Pct. FT-FTA Pct. Reb. Avg. PF-DQ A TO BLK S Pts. Avg.
2005-06 13-0 48-3.7 4-14 .286 0-0 .000 2-6 .333 5 0.4 10-0 0 7 1 1 10 0.8
2006-07 28-12 288-10.3 29-73 .397 0-0 .000 16-27 .593 67 2.4 51-2 6 16 15 7 74 2.6
2007-08 31-9 357-11.5 48-109 .440 0-0 .000 24-45 .533 73 2.4 63-1 3 24 12 20 120 3.9
2008-09 24-3 217-9.0 10-39 .256 0-0 .000 16-24 .667 45 1.9 43-1 5 11 6 9 36 1.5
TOTALS 96-24 902-9.4 91-235 .387 0-0 .000 58-102 .569 190 2.0 167-4 14 58 34 37 240 2.5


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