- Sep 9, 2015
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The Gophers women's basketball team grew to depend on Mallory Heyer last season. New coach Dawn Plitzuweit is asking her for even more.
Kent Youngbloods much anticipated Heyer article
Mallory Heyer was already doing a lot.
Heyer, from Chaska, was a part of the University of Minnesota women's basketball recruiting class that also brought Mara Braun, Amaya Battle and Nia Holloway.
As a freshman, Heyer was one of two players to play and start every game. She was second on the team in minutes played. She was a 6-1 forward asked to defend at three positions — including, at times, down low at center — and do so much on offense. She was third on the team in threes taken, second in offensive rebounds grabbed and was one of the team's best at running the floor.
And now coach Dawn Plitzuweit is asking: