Height: 5' 11"
Position: Combo Guard
College: Notre Dame
Marina Mabrey Scouting Report:
The fiery Marina Mabrey is one of the best scorers in the world. This three level scorer is equally phenomenal when shooting off the dribble or off the catch. She can play either guard position equally well. She is strong in the pick and roll and is a winner. This college national champion is well-adept at guarding positions 1-3 defensively. She is an in-your-face physical defender.
|Dallas Wings (WNBA)||2022-23||18.8||4.4||3.8||48.1%||47.1%||71.9%|
|Dallas Wings (WNBA)||2022||13.7||3.6||3.7||41.9%||35.1%||68.1%|
|Perth Lynx (Australia – D1 – Starting five)||2021-22||22.1||5||4||46.5%||33.3%||77.1%|
|Dallas Wings (WNBA)||2021||13.3||3.9||2.9||40.5%||34.2%||88.2%|
|Bnot Hertzeliya (Israel – D1 – Starting five)||2020-21||23.2||8||6.9||55.8%||34.4%||84%|
|Dallas Wings (WNBA)||2020||10.1||3.1||2.3||43%||41.8%||66.7%|
|TTT Riga (Euroleague – D1 – Starting five)||2019-20||15.8||4.2||3.9||36.2%||27.4%||80%|
|Dallas Wings (WNBA)||2019||4||1.2||1||34.4%||27.3%||87.5%|
• NCAA All-Final Four Team
• Second Team All-ACC
• Naismith Trophy Midseason Team
• Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
• Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List
• Wooden Award Watch List
• Naismith Trophy Watch List
• Wade Trophy Watch List
• Preseason All-ACC honoree
• Spokane All-Regional Team
• Second Team All-ACC selection
• All-ACC Tournament First Team
• Naismith Trophy Watch List.
• NCAA All-Regional Team
• ACC All-Tournament First Team
• ACC Player of the Week (2/20/17)
• ACC All-Freshman Team (Blue Ribbon Panel & Coaches)
• ACC All-Academic Team
• ACC Rookie of the Week (Nov. 30)
• Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team
Pts: 29 (at Clemson, 2/16/17)
Rebs: 11 (last vs Virginia Tech, 2/22/18)
FGM: 11, 2x (last at Clemson, 2/16/17)
FGA: 19 (vs Marquette, 12/20/17)
3FGM: 7 (vs Texas A&M, 3/24/18)
3FGA: 12 (vs Marquette, 12/20/17)
FTM: 10 (vs Virginia, 1/29/17)
FTA: 12 (vs Virginia, 1/29/17)
Ast: 12 (vs UConn, 4/5/19)
Blk: 3 (vs Duke, 3/5/17)
Stl: 12 (at Valparaiso, 11/23/15)
Min: 45, 2x (last vs UConn, 3/30/18)
Double-figure scoring games: 96
20-point games: 30
Double-figure rebound games: 1
Double-figure assist games: 4
NOTRE DAME RECORD BOOK
- Program’s new all-time leader in made three-pointers with 274
- Her 1,896 career points ranks eighth all-time
- Finished with 96 games with double figure points, which ranks 10th
- Finished with 30 games of 20-plus points, which ranks eighth
- Knocked down 85 three-pointers as a junior, which ranks as the second most for a single season. Her 80 made threes her senior year ranks fourth all-time
- Made a three in 24 consecutive games, which ranks second all-time to Beth Morgan’s 35
- Shot a career 40.0 percent from beyond the arc, which ranks fifth
- Fifth highest assist-to-turnover ratio in a season with 2.44 as a senior
- Shot a career 81.7 percent from the line – ranks 6th
- Dished out 500 career assists – ranks 8th
- Joins Lindsay Allen, Skylar Diggins, Niele Ivey, Mollie Peirick, Karen Robinson and Megan Duffy in the 1,000 points and 500 assists club
- Her 3.5 career assist average ranks 9th
- Garnered 233 career steals – ranks 7th
- Played in 144 games – ranks 7th
SENIOR SEASON (2018-19)
- Selected 19th overall in the 2019 WNBA Draft by the LA Sparks. The Irish became the first program in which all five starters were selected within the top 20 picks.
- Was part of the most prolific scoring starting five in the history of NCAA Division I women’s basketball, helping amass a total of 10,230 points.
- Became Notre Dame’s three point shooting record holder on March 9 in the ACC Semis, surpassing Alicia Ratay (262). Finished with 274 career made threes. Shot a career 40 percent from three, which ranks 5th.
- Knocked down 80 made treys on the year, which ranked 4th. Recorded a stretch in which she notched 24 straight games with a three, which ranked 2nd all-time behind Beth (Morgan) Cunningham’s 35.
- Joins Lindsay Allen, Skylar Diggins, Niele Ivey, Mollie Peirick, Karen Robinson and Megan Duffy in the 1,000 points, 500 assists club.
- Both her 1,896 career points and 30 games of 20-plus points rank 8th all-time. Garnered the 7th most steals with 233 in her career.
- Made four three-point plays in the 4th quarter vs. Baylor in NCAA title game, finishing with 21 points.
- Broke the NCAA National Semifinal game record by dishing out 12 assists against UConn (4/5). It also marked a career high, topping her previous mark of 10.
- Shot .408 from three, which ranked 3rd in the ACC and 26th in the nation. Her 2.4 threes/game led the team and ranked 6th in the ACC. Shot 47.9 percent from deep in league play, along with 2.9 threes/game – both led all ACC players.
- Averaged 5.0 assists/game, which ranks 3rd in the ACC.
- Her 2.44 assist-to-turnover ratio ranked 2nd in the ACC, 27th in the country and 5th all-time.
- NCAA Tournament: Dished out 38 assists thus 6.3 assists/game.
- Mabrey was 1-of-6 Division I players with over 170 assists and 80 made threes (only one in ACC).
- Vs Duke (2/21), Mabrey tied her career high of 10 assists for the second time this season. Also tied her season high of five steals. • Tied the best stretch of her career (2016-17 season) with 3 straight games of 20 or more points from Jan. 27-Feb.3. She shot a blazing 16-of-23 from three, connecting on 69.6 percent. Later earned her 7th 20-plus scoring performance with 21 points at No. 9 NC State.
- Poured in a season high 6 treys at Clemson (1/31), finishing with season high 22 points. The very next game vs Georgia Tech (2/3), Mabrey hit six threes again, leading the Irish with 20 points.
- Earned a 21-point, 10-assist double-double vs Binghamton (12/16). The 10 assists tied her career high and was the first 10-assist performance since Lindsay Allen vs Ohio State on 3/24/17.
- Made first start & apperance of the season vs No. 9 Oregon State in the Vancouver Showcase title game. Tied at 77-all under 4 minutes remaining, Mabrey converted a game-changing three which led to the 91-81 win
JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
• Started all 38 games, averaging 14.4 points, which ranked 4th on team and 16th in the ACC. Boasted 11 games of 20-plus points and 29 games in double figures.
• During NCAA Tournament: Averaged 15.8 points on 50.0 percent shooting, including 19-of-38 (.500) from three-point range. Also averaged 5.2 assists per game.
• Mabrey’s 19 three’s during the six-game NCAA Championship run tied for the fifth most all-time and were the most by any Irish player all-time, topping Alicia Ratay’s 17 in 2001. .
• Mabrey knocked down 85 three-pointers, which is the second most for a single season at ND. It also ranked 45th in the nation. Sheila McMillen (1998-99) holds the top spot with 98. In addition, Mabrey boasts a current streak of 18 straight games with a made three, which ties for fifth best in program history.
• Hit Notre Dame’s first three-pointer of the championship game right when the Irish needed it the most, down 58-53 with 1:35 remaining. Mabrey finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.
• Knocked down a career high seven three-pointers in 25-point effort vs Texas A&M on March 24, including five of which came in the first half. The seven treys were the most by an Irish player in an NCAA Tournament game and the second most overall in program history (8 by Sheila McMillen vs St. John’s on 2/28/98).
• During the three-game ACC Tournament, Mabrey produced back-to-back 20-point games for the second time this season, capped by a season high 27-point performance vs FSU in the semis, where she connected on two separate buzzer beaters.
• After moving to point guard after Lili Thompson’s injury, Mabrey rose her assist per game average from 3.4 to 4.4, which ranked 7th in the ACC. Mabrey averaged 4.8 assists in ACC play, which ranked fourth. Lastly, Mabrey dished out a season high of nine assists vs Texas A&M on March 24.
• Mabrey’s steal numbers rose in ACC play as she totaled her season high of five steals five times in a three-week span from Jan. 11-Feb. 4. Ultimately, Mabrey’s steal average rose from 1.2 to 2.1, which led the team and ranked 7th in the ACC. Her 2.6 steals per game in ACC play ranked second.
• Achieved her first double-double with 21 points and a career high 11 rebounds vs Virginia Tech (2/22). Nearly netted her second career triple-double, dishing out a season high tying eight assists.
• Scored eight of her 20 points in the fourth quarter in the biggest comeback in program history vs Tennessee on Jan. 18, including the go-ahead three-pointer (68-65) with 5:03 remaining.
• Made a season high 30 consecutive free-throws before it came to an end vs Virginia on March 2. Mabrey’s .857 free-throw percentage led the team, ranked second in the ACC and ninth all-time at ND.
• Scored all 12 of her points in the second and third quarters vs No. 3/2 South Carolina on Nov. 26, helping the Irish turn a 12-point deficit into a 25-point swing – outscoring the Gamecocks 48-27 in those two periods.
• Played all 45 minutes in overtime win vs Marquette (12/20) & has gone the whole length of a game seven times this season, including playing all but one minute in the last four games combined to end the season.
• Shot 53.2 percent from two-point range (108-203 FG).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17)
• Made 35 starts and averaged 14.6 points and 3.0 rebounds
• Knocked down 27 points against UL-Lafayette in Houston. She also shot .667 from the field and .571 from beyond the arc
• Recorded her 500th career point on Dec. 18 at Toledo, where she scored 19 points and collected six rebounds
• Opened up ACC play at NC State on Dec. 19 by shooting above 50 percent from the field and from three-point range, resulting in 22 points
• Knocked down 25 points and shooting 78% from the field
• Scored a career-high 29 points at Clemson on Feb. 16
• Named ACC Player of the Week after averaging 25.5 points on 62 percent shooting from the floor in victories at Clemson and at No. 21 Syracuse. She recorded three straight 20-plus point games
• Went 8-for-10 from the field at Boston College on Jan. 19, scoring 21 points in 24 minutes of play
• Led the Irish to a 90-69 victory over Georgia Tech on Feb. 12 where she finished with 25 points, 3 assists, and 2 rebounds
• Tallied 26 points in the team’s win over Louisville in the ACC Tournament on March 4
• Ranked fifth in the ACC in three-point field goal percentage (.383) and 11th in three-point field goals per game (2.0)
• Finished the season ranked 10th in the conference in field-goal percentage (.471) and was 14th in the ACC in points per game (14.6)
• Played a career-high 41 minutes, scoring 21 points against Purdue in the NCAA Tournament
FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
• Appeared in all 35 games, including 2 starts
• Finished fourth on the team in scoring at 10.7 points per game and second on the squad with 53 steals (1.5 spg.)
• Ranked fourth in the ACC in free-throw percentage (.817 – first among ACC freshmen) and 13th in field-goal percentage (.514)
• Joined classmate Arike Ogunbowale (11.4 ppg.) as first bench duo in program history to post double-figure scoring averages in same season
• Also teamed with Ogunbowale to be just the second pair of freshmen in program history to score in double digits in same season (first since 1981-82 when Mary Beth Schueth averaged 13.0 ppg. and Carrie Bates averaged 12.4 ppg.)
• Ranked fifth among ACC freshmen with 21 double-figure scoring games
• In conference play, ranked sixth in ACC in three-point percentage (.390)
• Averaged 10.1 ppg on .569 shooting with a .697 mark from three-point range (16-of-24) in 12 games against Top 25 teams.
• Averaged 11.7 ppg. on .588 shooting in three games of first NCAA Championship appearance
• Recorded fifth triple-double in program history at Valparaiso on Nov. 23 (first since Skylar Diggins at DePaul on Feb. 24, 2013) with 18 points (6-7 FG, 6-8 FT), a school-record 12 steals and a career high 10 assists
• The first ND freshman and second ACC freshman to record a triple-double, while tying for the second-fastest to post a triple-double in NCAA Division I history (fourth career game – Winthrop’s Schaquilla Nunn did so in her third game on Nov. 20, 2012, vs. Mississippi State)
• Mabrey’s 12 steals also tied for the second-most in ACC history and topped Notre Dame record (10 by Mary Gavin vs. Marquette on Jan. 31, 1987)
• Named to Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division All-Tournament Team after averaging 18.5 points and 5.0 steals. Shot .600 from the field, .750 from three and .833 from the line
• Earned ACC Rookie of the Week honor on Nov. 30 after averaging 18.3 points, 7.3 steals, 5.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game with .667 FG% in wins over Valparaiso, Denver and UCLA
• Recorded 23 points (10-13 FG, 3-3 3FG) at No. 1 UConn
• Made first career start in win over No. 18/17 DePaul, collecting 16 points and 5 assists
• Shared team-high scoring honors with 14 points (5-9 FG) and grabbed 5 rebounds in ACC Tournament quarterfinal victory over Duke
• Chalked up 13 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in NCAA Championship first-round win over North Carolina A&T
• Tallied 15 points (11 in first half) on 5-of-8 shooting in NCAA second-round victory over Indiana
• Graduated from Manasquan High School in Manasquan, New Jersey, where she played three seasons
• Spent her sophomore season at Point Pleasant Beach High School in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
• Combined career per-game statistical averages (both schools) of 22.1 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 3.0 steals, along with 2.4 three-point field goals
• Appeared in 114 games during her prep career, piling up 2,525 points, 770 rebounds, 388 assists and 344 steals, as well as 271 three-point field goals made
• Joined older sister Michaela as only sisters in state history to each score at least 2,000 points in their high school careers
• Helped her teams to a combined 115-12 (.906) record, four Shore Conference titles, four New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) state championships and two New Jersey Tournament of Champions crowns (across all groups/classes)
• As a senior, averaged 26.1 points (tops in the state), 8.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.0 steals per game with 10 double-doubles
• Led Manasquan to a 31-2 record as a senior incuding a No. 8 ranking in the final MaxPreps national high school poll and No. 19 ranking in the final USA Today Super 25 poll, the New Jersey Tournament of Champions title, the NJSIAA Group II state championship and the Shore Conference crown
• Amassed eight 30-point games as a senior, including a season-best 40 points against Holmdel and 36 points against St. Rose in the Tournament of Champions title game, scoring 17 points in the fourth quarter and her team’s final 13 points in a 59-55 win
• As a junior, played in final 20 games for Manasquan (due to transfer rules), averaging 20.5 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.6 steals and 3.5 assists per game with seven double-doubles while helping Warriors to a 27-6 record, the Shore Conference championship, the NJSIAA Group II state title and a berth in the New Jersey Tournament of Champions final
• As a sophomore, played at Point Pleasant Beach, pacing the Garnet Gulls to 25-2 record, the Shore Conference championship, the NJSIAA Group I state championship and a semifinal spot in New Jersey Tournament of Champions, all while averaging 26.0 points (fifth in the state), 8.2 rebounds, 5.1 steals and 4.9 assists per game
• Scored career-high 49 points against Gloucester County High School in March 2013
• As a freshman, played alongside older sister Michaela at Manasquan, teaming up to lead their school to a 32-2 record, a No. 17 ranking in the final USA Today Super 25 poll, the Shore Conference championship, the NJSIAA Group III state title and the New Jersey Tournament of Championship crown
• Also played AAU basketball for New York’s Exodus program, competing under the guidance of coaches Thomas Davis and Chris Mooney, after previously playing AAU ball for New Jersey Demons
• 2015 McDonald’s High School All-America selection
• Shared Most Valuable Player honors at 2015 McDonald’s High School All-America Game after collecting 12 points, six rebounds and three steals in East Team’s 89-87 win over the West at Chicago’s United Center — one of her teammates on the East squad was current Notre Dame classmate Arike Ogunbowale
• Also played in 2015 Jordan Brand Classic helping East Team to 76-75 win over the West Team
• 2015 Parade All-America selection
• 2015 MaxPreps All-America First Team pick
• 2015 USA Today All-USA Second Team choice
• 2015 Naismith Trophy Second Team All-American
• 2015 WBCA honorable mention All-American
• 2015 Gatorade New Jersey High School Player of the Year
• 2015 USA Today All-USA New Jersey Player of the Year
• Two-time USA Today All-USA New Jersey First Team selection (2014, 2015)
• Three-time Asbury Park Press Player of the Year (2013, 2014, 2015)
• Two-time Newark Star-Ledger Monmouth County Player of the Year (2014, 2015)
• Two-time Coast Star Player of the Year (2014, 2015)
• 2013 Coast Star Defensive Player of the Year
• Three-time Newark Star-Ledger All-State First Team (2013, 2014, 2015)
• Three-time MSG Varsity all-state selection (first team in 2014 and 2015; second team in 2013)
• Four-time Asbury Park Press All-Shore choice (first team in 2013, 2014 and 2015; second team in 2012)
• 2012 Newark Star-Ledger and MSG Varsity All-Freshman First Team
• Ranked No. 7 in Class of 2015 by Prospects Nation
• Ranked No. 8 by Blue Star Basketball & No. 11 by All-Star Girls Report
• Ranked No. 26 (five-star player) by espnW Hoopgurlz/Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report
• Earned a gold medal as a member of the 2014 USA Basketball Under-18 National Team at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship
• Helped 2014 USA U18 squad to a 5-0 record at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship
• Averaged 7.8 points and 3.6 assists per game with a 3.6 assist/turnover ratio and a .417 three-point shooting percentage
• Scored in double figures three times, including tournament-high 12 points against El Salvador during group stage.
• Daughter of Patti and Roy Mabrey. Third of five siblings
• Played alongside older sister, Michaela, for Notre Dame during 2015-16 season
• Older brother, Roy, played basketball from 2011-15 at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire
Health, kinesiology and leisure studies major.