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2006-2007 Season … Averaged 11.3 points and 7.7 rebounds in three NCAA games… Had 16 points and 11 boards in OT win over Baylor in 2nd round… Averaging a team-best 12.5 ppg in ACC games… Named to ACC All-Tournament second team after averaging 12.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks over three games… Set career highs with 22 pts. and 19 rebounds vs. FSU in ACC quarterfinal …Her 19 rebounds was a NC State record in ACC Tournament…Had a dissapointing two point, four rebound performance in title game …Scored in double figures in 12 of the last 17 games… Has eight double-doubles this year …15 points, 10 rebounds in win at Miami (2/24)… 17 points, career-high 13 rebounds in win at Virginia Tech (2/18)… 10 points (5-8 FG), six boards in win over No. 2 UNC (2/16)…Had 20 points (8-12 FG), five boards at Georgia Tech (2/11)… - Had then career-high 20 pts. and 12 boards in win over BC (1/28)…Scored 19 points (8-10 FG); tied car.-high with 12 boards vs. FSU (2/5)… Scored 15 points (7-13 FG); seven boards in win over Virginia (1/25)…Had 2nd straight double-double vs. No. 1 Duke (1/18); 15 pts., 10 reb…Had 2nd career double-double vs. Wake (1/14); 18 pts, 10 rebs…Made first career start in win at BC (1/11); had six points, six rebounds …Had five points and seven rebounds in loss to Nebraska (12/28)… 10 points in 16 minutes off the bench verses Saint Joseph's (12/20) Scored four points in season debut against South Carolina (11/29) …Missed first six games due to back surgery in the preseason…One of only two players all-time at NC State that stands 6-7…Named NJCAA All-American as a sophomore at Arkansas - Fort Smith …Originally committed to UCONN, but did not meet NCAA eligibility requirements

2005-06 Season … Had best game at Boston College with 12 points, nine rebounds, two assists and three blocks in 21 minutes ... Missed Vanderbilt, Elon, Liberty games due to ankle injury suffered in a practice on Monday, Nov. 28 ... Rejoined practice on Wednesday, Dec. 7 and returned to game action against Delaware State went 3-for-3 from floor and 2-for-2 from free throw line ... Earned first double-double with 14 points, 10 rebs. against Arkansas State and added five blocks ... Season-high 6 blocks vs. Virginia Tech ... Had six blocks, 10 points, one steal in 17 mins. against the Hokies ... At Boston College, came off the bench for first time in four games and had 12 points, nine rebounds, went 6-of-8 from the floor in 21 minutes, most since second game of the year at Saint Joseph's ... NC State Player of the Game at Duke ... MVP 2005-06 Team.

At University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (2002-05): Originally signed a letter of intent with Connecticut, but did not meet NCAA eligibility requirements. Goring then decided to attend the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith, where she opted to redshirt in 2002-03 ... Named NJCAA All-American as a sophomore, second team as a freshman ... As a freshman missed first two games of season due to sprained ankle, finished the year with averages of 15.2 ppg, 8.4 rpg and 3.7 bpg ... As a sophomore named Bi-State all-conference, All-region ... Featured in ESPN The Magazine. Next: The Shaq-O-Lytes ... Played one season with current Wolfpack team member, Tiffany McCollins (2003-04).


Personal

  • Gillian Rachael Goring, nicknamed "GiGi"
  • Daughter of Christine Simmons and Louis Goring
  • Mother is 6-foot-2, father (6-foot-4)
  • Has two brothers Anthony (6-foot- 9) and John-Paul Goring (6-foot-6)
  • Has three sisters Crystal and Patrice Goring and Debra Thomas
  • Sister Crystal is a 6-foot-4 freshman at Richmond, brother Anthony played at Northwestern Oklahoma State and is now a graduate assistant there
  • Played with Trinidad U-19 National Team at the age of 13
  • At age 14, Goring was nominated for Trinidad's sports woman of the year. She also served as a junior ambassador for her country, joining Trinidad's president on trips to England and Scotland
  • Engaged to Stephan Conley
  • Majored in Communications

  • Career Transactions

    Selected in the third round (33rd overall) by the Washington Mystics on April 4, 2007.

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