Fraderica Miller

Fraderica Miller#12

OVERVIEW: Nicknamed "Fred," Miller is a lightning-fast guard who makes her biggest contributions at the defensive end of the floor. Her quick hands and aggressive presence cause problems for opposing ballhandlers, particularly in pressure situations. Her speed also allows her to be a valuable contributor in Notre Dame's transition game. Over the past three seasons, she has significantly improved her ballhandling work and expanded her perimeter shooting capability. Miller's mix of strong work ethic and burning desire to improve make her a key supporting veteran on this Fighting Irish squad.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11): Played career-high 33 games … posted career-high (or near-high) averages in scoring (1.9 ppg.), rebounding (2.1 rpg.) and steals (1.5 spg.) … one of five Fighting Irish players with at least 45 steals this season (she had 31 thefts in her first two seasons combined) … (read more)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10): Appeared in 15 games, posting career-high averages of 2.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game ... enjoyed finest night of her career in season opener vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, logging personal bests in points (11), rebounds (7), field goals made-attempted (5-8), free throws made (1) and minutes played (20) … (read more)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09): Appeared in 23 games, averaging 0.7 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.7 steals per game ... saw limited action in first two road games at No. 24/22 LSU and Boston College, notching a steal at BC ... scored first career points on breakaway layup and added a steal vs. Evansville ... (read more)

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 10.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game during her four-year prep career at The Marist School in Atlanta, Ga., under the guidance of coach Kim Hixon ... 2008 all-state selection (second team - Atlanta Journal-Constitution; honorable mention - Georgia Sportswriters Association) ... (read more)

PERSONAL DATA: Born April 28, 1990, in Atlanta ... first name pronounced fruh-DARE-uh-kuh ... daughter of Melissa Stone-Miller ... member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... (read more)

 

 

 

 


 


JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11): Played career-high 33 games … posted career high (or near-high) averages in scoring (1.9 ppg.), rebounding (2.1 rpg.) and steals (1.5 spg.) … one of five Fighting Irish players with at least 45 steals this season (she had 31 thefts in her first two seasons combined) … the quintessential defensive spark – if she played a full 40 minutes, she would have led the nation with 6.04 steals per game, nearly a full steal better than the next closest player … nabbed three steals, two rebounds and two assists in season opener against New Hampshire .. nearly tallied first career "5-5-5" game with five points, career-high-tying five steals and four rebounds against Morehead State … provided a huge spark while coming off the bench against Creighton with six boards, four points and three steals in 16 minutes … eight points, three assists and five steals at Valparaiso … chalked up six points (career-high 4-4 FT), five rebounds and two steals in career-best 23 minutes against Loyola Marymount … against Southeast Missouri State, set or matched career bests in rebounds (10), assists (3) and steals (5) … registered two rebounds, two assists and one steal vs. Louisville … nabbed four points, three steals and three boards in the win over Pittsburgh … added two boards and one steal and an assist vs. #16/17 Georgetown … registered two steals to aid the Irish to win over #RV/23 St. John's … posted one steal and one assist in win over #RV/25 Syracuse … reached for three boards to top South Florida … put up seven points, five rebounds and two steals against Seton Hall … had basket, two rebounds and team-high three steals at #2 Connecticut … recorded a steal and an assist against Cincinnati … provided spark off the bench in BIG EAST title game against #1 Connecticut with five points, two rebounds and two steals in 12 minutes … grabbed three steals in NCAA Championship opener at Utah … reached for three rebounds in round two of the NCAA tournament against Temple … was great contributor in Sweet 16 win over #21/20 Oklahoma with six points and three boards … helped harass Tennessee's Meighan Simmons to two points (1-11 FG) in Elite Eight win over #4 Lady Vols.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10): Appeared in 15 games, posting career-high averages of 2.5 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game ... enjoyed finest night of her career in season opener vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, logging personal bests in points (11), rebounds (7), field goals made-attempted (5-8), free throws made (1) and minutes played (20); was her first career double-digit scoring night (scored 17 points all of freshman year) ... provided spark off bench vs. Iona with two points and three steals in 11 minutes ... collected four rebounds and first career blocked shot vs. South Carolina at Paradise Jam ... made the most of her 16 minutes vs. IPFW with six points, six rebounds, two steals, and career-high-tying two assists and one block ... nabbed career-high five steals vs. Valparaiso, adding four points and four rebounds in 15 minutes ... had steal, assist and forced shot clock violation in lone minute late in first half of win over No. 18/16 Vanderbilt ... drove baseline for pretty reverse layup during five minutes of action at Purdue ... had two points (first two FT of season) and two steals in BIG EAST opener vs. Villanova ... underwent arthroscopic surgery Jan. 18 to repair meniscus injury in left knee (wound up missing final 15 regular season games) ... returned to action in BIG EAST second-round game vs. Louisville, playing six minutes while tallying two points and a rebound ... looked sharp in final two minutes of NCAA first-round game vs. Cleveland State with four points, an offensive rebound and a steal.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09): Appeared in 23 games, averaging 0.7 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.7 steals per game ... saw limited action in first two road games at No. 24/22 LSU and Boston College, notching a steal at BC ... scored first career points on breakaway layup and added a steal vs. Evansville ... played 10 minutes vs. Georgia Southern, chalking up two points and picking up a steal for third consecutive game ... had steal and score in win at Eastern Michigan ... turned in best effort of career to date against Loyola-Chicago with personal bests of seven points (3-5 FG), five rebounds, three steals and two assists in 17 minutes ... gave Irish spark off the bench at No. 20/19 Vanderbilt with steal late in first half ... notched two points and two steals in four minutes at DePaul ... had two points and assist during nine minutes of action in victory over St. John's ... tied season high with two assists and added two steals in three minutes vs. Rutgers ...did not play vs. Cincinnati and No. 22/24 Pittsburgh (sprained right foot) ... returned to action vs. No. 25 DePaul, playing three minutes and grabbing two rebounds ... aggressive defense produced two steals and two rebounds in six minutes vs. No. 10/12 Louisville, sparking team's second-half comeback ...collected a rebound in each of BIG EAST Championship appearances vs. St. John's and Villanova, adding assist against St. John's.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 10.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game during her four-year prep career at The Marist School in Atlanta, Ga., under the guidance of coach Kim Hixon ... 2008 all-state selection (second team - Atlanta Journal-Constitution; honorable mention - Georgia Sportswriters Association) ... in 2008, was named one of top 30 players in state of Georgia by Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... first-team all-metro choice in 2008 ... as a senior in 2007-08, averaged team highs of 11.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game with a .494 field goal percentage for the War Eagles, who went 24-4 and were ranked second in the state's Class AAAA ... also posted four double-doubles in final prep season, nearly notching a triple-double on Feb. 2 vs. Blessed Trinity (17p, 10r, 9a) ... scored in double figures 16 times as a senior, including three 20-point outings (season-high 21 points on Jan. 2 vs. Mays), and had eight double-digit rebounding nights, including a season-high 20 boards on Dec. 14 vs. Tucker ... helped Marist to 102-18 (.850) record during her career, along with back-to-back Class AAAA state title game appearances in 2006 and 2007 ... played AAU ball with FBC Georgia, where she was coached by Brian Harmon ... also competed in track & field during prep career, running sprints (100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters) ... high school ranked 15th nationally in overall athletics excellence in 2005 by Sports Illustrated.

PERSONAL DATA: Born April 28, 1990, in Atlanta ... first name pronounced fruh-DARE-uh-kuh ... daughter of Melissa Stone-Miller ... member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major, while working on a second major in film, television & theater ... dean's list honoree in spring 2009 with 3.667 grade-point average ... three-year member of BIG EAST All-Academic Team … some former Irish players who wore No. 12 include two-time All-American Katryna Gaither, Danielle Green and Teresa Borton.