Michaela Mabrey

Position: Guard
Height: 5-11 / 180 cms
Weight: 135 lbs / 61 kgs
High School: Manasquan High School ‘12
Hometown: Belmar, New Jersey

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
  • Member of the 2012 USA Basketball U18 National Team that compiled a 5-0 record, captured the gold medal at the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, and qualified the U.S. for the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship; averaged 12.8 ppg., 4.0 rpg. and a tournament-best 4.8 apg., while posting a tournament-leading assist-to-turnover ratio (2.67).

College Notes

  • Has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play for the University of Notre Dame.

High School Honors & Recognition

  • Gatorade New Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Year (2012).
  • McDonald’s and WBCA All-American (2012), scored three points in the McDonald’s All-American Game and had eight points in the WBCA All America Game.
  • Asbury Park Press, MSG Varsity and Coast Star Player of the Year and Shore Conference Player of the Year (2012).
  • Battle of the Boardwalk and the WOBM Christmas Classic MVP (2011).
  • All-New Jersey second team (2011).
  • MSG Varsity All-Metro first team (2011, 2012)
  • Asbury Park Press and Shore Conference coaches All-Shore Conference first team (2011, 2012) and second team (2010).
  • Coast Star Offensive Player of the Year (2010, 2011).
  • All-Monmouth second team (2010) and third team (2009).
  • Jack Kuhnert Christmas Tournament MVP (2010).
  • Shore Conference A Central first team (2009).

High School Notes

  • Has played three varsity seasons at Manasquan High School in Manasquan, N.J., and one varsity season at St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, N.J., totaling 2,123 points in her career.
  • Averaged 17.0 ppg., 6.2 rpg., 5.4 apg., 2.8 spg. and 1.0 bpg. and shot 82.0 percent of her free throws in 34 games in her senior season of 2011-12 as Manasquan went 32-2 to capture the New Jersey
  • State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Tournament of Champions and Group 3 state titles. The final USA Today Super 25 poll of the season had the Big Blue ranked No. 17 in the nation.
  • As a junior, started all 26 games and averaged 23.4 ppg. (leader in the Shore Conference), 9.0 rpg., 5.9 apg. and 3.8 spg. while shooting 88.3 percent from the free throw line as Manasquan went 20-6 for the season. Scored a career-high 38 points on Jan. 8, 2010 vs. Rumson.
  • Led the Shore Conference by averaging 27.7 ppg. as a sophomore in 2009-10, as Manasquan went 10-11. She started all 21 games and also averaged 9.5 rpg. and 3.4 apg.
  • As a freshman in 2008-09, was a member of St. John Vianney’s squad that went 31-2 and won the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions title and the non-public state title. She averaged 12.0 ppg. for the champs.
  • Has also played for the AAU NJ Demons for the past seven years.

Personal Notes

  • Born on Mar. 28, 1994 in Red Bank, N.J.
  • Daughter of Leon Roy Mabrey, Jr. and Patricia Mabrey; has two brothers Roy (20) and Ryan (9), and two sisters Marina (15) and Dara (12).
  • Her brother, Ryan, plays basketball at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., and was named 2012 Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year.
  • Has been a member of the honor roll throughout high school, as well as winning Academy of Finance honors.

Inside Scoop

  • This right-hander wears number 23 because it’s Michael Jordan’s number.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: Football.
  • Favorite food: Lasagna with meatballs.
  • Favorite subject: Cooking.
  • Favorite basketball player: Rajon Rondo.
  • Favorite team: Chicago Bulls.
  • Favorite Olympian: Michael Phelps.
  • Most played song on iPod: “Racks.”
  • Piece of clothing you can’t live without: Sweatpants.
  • Best player you’ve faced: Breanna Stewart.
  • Player, past or present, you compare your game to: Malik Sealy.
  • Most impressive person you’ve met: Coach McGraw because she has so much passion for the game and is so down to earth.
  • Away from the court you enjoy: Going to the beach.
  • Most people don’t know: I am an amazing cook.
  • Most interesting place you’ve visited: Bahamas, I love the different culture.
  • Superstitions: Hair must be straightened before a game, have to have cool socks, my earrings have to be on right after a game.

USA Basketball Statistics:

TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
AST
BK
ST
PTS/AVG
2012 U18
5/4
23-47
.489
16-32
.500
2-2
1.000
20/4.0
24
5
6
64/12.8