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  Michelle Plouffe
Michelle Plouffe

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmonton, Alberta

High School:
Harry Ainlay HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
F

Experience:
3L

Graduated:
Yes

11/15/2013

Utah women's basketball vs. No. 15 Nebraska

Utah women's basketball vs. No. 15 Nebraska, November 15, 2013

03/08/2013

UCLA vs Utah

UCLA vs Utah

01/27/2013

Utah vs. No. 7 Cal - AP Photos

Utah vs. No. 7 Cal - AP Photos

01/25/2013

Women's Basketball vs. Stanford

Utah fell to No. 6 Stanford 44-65

01/13/2013

Utah vs. No. 23 Colorado (AP)

Utah women's basketball

Levrets on Plouffe: "Plouffey is an exceptional player. She has a very unique skill set for her size. Her ability to step out and shoot the ball from 3, put the ball on the floor and play in the paint make her a match-up issue for opponents. She is an incredible leader and is always trying to help her teammates get better."

Fast Breaks: Selected in second round (19th overall) of 2014 WNBA Draft by Seattle Storm ... Three-time All-Pac-12 selection ... 2014 Pac-12 All-Defensive Team ... espnW National Player of the Week on Dec. 16 ... Pac-12 Player of the Week on Dec. 16 ... Naismith Award Early Season Watch List selection ... Sporting News Preseason All-American Third Team ... NCAA Senior CLASS Award nominee ... Associated Press honorable mention All-American in 2012 and 2013 ... 2,100 career points and a school-record 1,155 rebounds ... one of three Utes to accumulate over 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds over their respective careers at Utah ... second in school history with 2,100 career points and is the fourth player in school history to join the 2,000-point club ... also second in school history in career blocks (149), tied for second (8.8 with Amber McEwen from 1994-96) in rebounding average and fourth in scoring average (15.8). She owns the school record in field goals attempted (1,863) ... stands sixth in school history with 276 offensive rebounds and was eighth in school history with 488 career 3-point field goal attempts.

2013-14 (Senior): Pac-12 All-Conference pick by both coaches and media ... Pac-12 All-Defensive Team selection by coaches ... second in Pac-12 with 8.3 defensive rebounds per game and third in the league in total rebounds at 10.4 per game (31st in NCAA) ... third with 14 double-doubles (33rd in NCAA), sixth (115th in NCAA) in steals (2.0 per game), eighth in scoring (18.3 ppg) (78th in NCAA) and minutes (34.6 per game) ... has a .410 (172-420) shooting percentage (222nd in NCAA) ... in the league-only stats, ranks second in defensive rebounds (8.3 drpg), fourth in total rebounding (9.9 rpg), sixth in steals (1.9 spg), ninth in minutes (34.9 mpg), 10th in scoring (17.6 ppg) and 13th in blocks (0.8 bpg) ... 10 or more points in 27 of 29 games that she has played ... 13 games with 20 or more points ... 16 games with 10 or more boards ... made five of last seven shots against Denver (11/8) to finish with 15 points on a 7-for-13 performance from the floor for 15 points and just missed a double-double as she collected nine rebounds to go with four assists ... turned in 27 points and 12 points to go with five assists on Nov. 15 against No. 15/12 Nebraska for her first double-double of the season ... 13 points and a season-high 15 rebounds at Utah State (11/19) ... shot .647 (11-17) from the floor for 26 points to go with 11 rebounds, three steals and two assists at UNLV (11/26) ... shot .714 (10-14) for 22 points and nine boards with three steals versus Butler (11/29) ... 18 points with 13 rebounds and season-high seven assists against Marquette (11/30) ... scored 10 points against Nevada (12/7) and also had a game-high eight rebounds to go with three assists ... named espnW National Player of the Week and Pac-12 Player of the Week (12/16) for her performance against Utah Valley and at BYU ... team-high 21 points and a game-high 13 rebounds against Utah Valley (12/11) and also came up with a season-high four steals ... scored nine points in second overtime and ended with a game-high 24 points and a game-high 13 rebounds to go with three assists and three steals at BYU (12/14) ... grabbed 10 rebounds to go with six points and a block and assist at UCLA (1/3) ... 15 points, five rebounds and three assists at USC (1/5) ... 14 points and seven rebounds against No. 4 Stanford (1/10) ... double-double against No. 19 California (1/12) with a team-high 19 points to go with a game-high 14 rebounds ... scored 20 points, team-high-tying 14 rebounds and a pair of assists at Washington (1/17) ... scored game-winning lay-in as part of 17-point, six-rebound effort at WSU (1/19) ... scored 22 points against No. 14/23 Arizona State (1/24) and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds, tied her season high with four steals and handed out three assists ... game-high 20 points (season-high 11 free throws on season-high 14 attempts) with game-high 13 rebounds, five assists and three steals against Arizona (1/27) ... 14 points and eight rebounds to go with a season-high-tying four steals and two assists against Colorado (1/29) ... 15 rebounds, 13 points and a season-high three blocks at Oregon (2/8) ... 17 points and nine rebounds at Oregon State (2/10) ... career high of 31 points to go with 11 rebounds and five assists against Washington State (2/14) ... tied career high with second-straight 31-point game and grabbed 14 rebounds to go with three blocks versus Washington (2/16) ... recorded 13th double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and two assists at Arizona (2/21) on a 54.5 shooting percentage (6-11) ... 10 points and seven boards at Arizona State (2/23) ... 27 points, season-high 18 rebounds to go with two blocks and two steals with a season-high-tying 11 free throws against USC (2/27) ... 20 points, four assists and four rebounds versus UCLA (3/2) ... poured in 30 points off an 11-for-24 shooting performance to go with nine rebounds in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament against Washington (3/6) ... scored 11 points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds for her 15th double-double of the season in the quarterfinals against Oregon State (3/7).

Plouffe's 2013-14 Game-by-Game Statistics

2012-13 (Junior): Honorable mention Associated Press All-American ... all-Pac-12 ... media all-Pac-12 ... honorable mention Pac-12 all-defensive team ... ranked fourth in the Pac-12 last season in scoring (17.2) and was fifth in rebounding (9.4) ... set Utah single-season records for rebounds (347), defensive rebounds (284) and field goals attempted (557) ... 635 points ranks second all-time on the Utah single-season charts ... made 224 field goals to rank tied for fifth all-time in a season at Utah, while 9.4 rebounds was eighth all-time in a season ... third in the conference in defensive rebounds (7.7) ... fourth in the Pac-12 in three-point field goal percentage (.352) while 1.6 three-pointers made ranked eighth ... eighth in the conference in steals (1.9) and ninth in blocked shots (1.1) ... .737 free-throw percentage (11th in the Pac-12) ... 34.7 minutes per game (8th in the Pac-12) ... scored 29 points, including a career-high five three-pointers, with eight rebounds and three steals vs. Denver (11/10) ... 20 points with three blocks and four steals against Michigan (11/16) ... reached 1,000 career points with 14 against Northern Colorado, including three steals, nine rebounds and two blocks (11/20) ... 18 points and nine rebounds vs. Weber State (11/24) ... 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists vs. Utah State (11/27) ... first double-double of the year with 11 points and 12 rebounds with three assists and three steals vs. North Dakota (12/29) ... 16 points, seven rebounds vs. California (1/4) ... 17 points vs. Colorado (1/8) ... 15 points and a team-high seven boards vs. Colorado (1/13) ... 18 points, nine rebounds, five steals, four assists and three blocks vs. Arizona (1/18) ... 18 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three blocks vs. Arizona State (1/20) ... double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds vs. Stanford (1/25) ... 19 points vs. California (1/27) ... double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds vs. UCLA (2/3) ... double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds against Oregon State (2/8) ... 17 rebounds as part of a double-double with 21 points against Arizona State (2/15) ... double-double with 21 points and 16 rebounds vs. Arizona, including three blocks, six assists and two steals (2/17) ... 17 points and a career-high tying four blocks with eight rebounds vs. Washington (2/22) ... double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds vs. Oregon State (3/1) ... career-high eight assists vs. Oregon (3/3) ... 24 points and nine rebounds vs. Arizona in the Pac-12 Tournament (3/7) ... double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds vs. UCLA in the Pac-12 Tournament (3/8) ... double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds with three steals vs. Long Beach State in the WNIT (3/20) ... double-double with 21 points and 15 rebounds vs. San Diego in the WNIT (3/25) ... double-double with 26 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, including hitting the game-tying three-pointer with 12 seconds left in regulation, against Pacific in the WNIT (3/28) ... also tied a Utah postseason record with 19 rebounds vs. Pacific ... 20 points and eight rebounds vs. Saint Mary's in the WNIT (3/30) ... 24 points and 13 rebounds vs. Kansas State in the WNIT (4/3) ... team-high 14 rebounds with nine points vs. Drexel in the WNIT (4/6) ... named to WNIT All-Tournament team after averaging 19.5 points and 13.8 rebounds per game and recording four double-doubles during the tournament ... set a WNIT record with 83 rebounds during the tournament ... honorable mention Pac-12 all-academic team.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Honorable mention Associated Press All-American ... honorable mention all-Pac-12 ... media all-Pac-12 ... ranked ninth in the Pac-12 and led the Utes in scoring (14.1) ... 8.2 rebounds per game seventh in the Pac-12 ... fourth in the conference in free-throw percentage (.777) ... sixth in the Pac-12 in blocked shots (1.4) ... fourth in the conference in defensive rebounds (6.2) ... 33.9 minutes per game seventh in the conference ... 11 double-doubles tied for fifth in the Pac-12 ... six 20-point games ... recorded 12 10-rebound games ... 199 defensive rebounds fourth all-time in a season at Utah ... 42 steals ... 44 blocks ... 58 assists ... .389 shooting percentage ... second on the team with 41 three-pointers (41-of-134, .306) ... 80-of-103 from the free-throw line ... double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in season opener against Southern Utah (11/13) ... double-double with 17 points and a career-high 14 rebounds vs. Arkansas (11/20) ... 19 points against Detroit (11/25) ... double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds, including three blocks, against Weber State (12/1) ... 21 points with nine rebounds, including a career-high five three's against BYU (12/10) ... fourth double-double of the year with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Texas Southern (12/17) .. 24 points (including 17 points by halftime) with 10 rebounds and two blocks for her fifth double-double of the season against New Mexico State (12/21) ... 17 points, seven rebounds, and four assists vs. Utah Valley (12/28) ... 13 points, four assists and five steals against Colorado (12/31) ... double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds with four steals and two blocks against Washington (1/7) ... team-high 19 points with three assists against California (1/15) ... double-double vs. Arizona with 11 points, 10 rebounds (1/19) ... team-high 15 points with seven rebounds against Arizona State (1/21) ... named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Feb. 13 after sweep of Arizona and ASU ... 12 rebounds vs. UCLA (1/26) ... 21 points vs. USC (1/28) ... double-double against Oregon State with 17 points and 10 rebounds (2/4) ... led Utah with 14 points against Arizona State, including a career-high tying four blocks (2/9) ... double-double vs. Arizona with 22 points and 12 rebounds (2/11) ... 13 points, four steals and two blocks included the game-clinching free throws plus a game-deciding block vs. Colorado (2/18) ... 19 points with seven rebounds vs. Oregon State (3/1) ... 21 points with 10 rebounds for a double-double with four blocks and three assists vs. Oregon (3/3) ... nine rebounds, eight points, three blocks, three steals and three assists against Colorado in the Pac-12 Tournament (3/7) ... five assists, 15 points and nine rebounds vs. Utah State in the WNIT (3/15) ... double-double with 16 points and 14 rebounds against Washington in the WNIT (3/18) ... honorable mention academic all-Pac-12.

2010-11 (Freshman): MWC Freshman of the Year ... second-team all-MWC ... played in all 35 games, making 34 starts ... led all freshmen in the MWC in scoring and rebounding ... ninth in the conference in scoring (13.7) while ranking seventh in rebounding (7.3) ... seventh in the MWC in blocked shots (1.2) ... nine double-doubles ... 27 double-figure scoring games ... 42 steals ... 42 blocks ... .413 field goal percentage (second on the team) ... 24 three-pointers ... MWC All-Tournament team ... had a double-double in first career action vs. SMU with 11 points and 11 rebounds (11/12) ... second double-double of the season with 11 points and 12 rebounds against Green Bay (11/27) ... double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Washington (12/1) ... 17 points against Idaho State, including a pair of three's (12/8) ... double-double against Southern Oregon with 23 points and 14 rebounds, including four steals (12/20) ... 18 points against New Mexico State (12/22) ... 18 points with nine rebounds, three blocks and two steals against Utah State (1/1) ... double-double with 18 points with 11 rebounds against San Diego State, scoring the go-ahead basket in overtime (1/8) ... sixth double-double of the year and second 20-point game with 20 points and 11 rebounds vs. BYU (1/12) ... 13 points with 12 rebounds against New Mexico, including two free throws and two defensive rebounds in the final seconds to clinch the win (1/19) ... career-high 30 points against UNLV (2/1) ... 20 points, seven rebounds and three blocks against Air Force (2/5) ... MWC Player of the Week on Feb. 7 ... 21 points, including 11-of-15 from the free-throw line, against BYU (2/12) ... 21 points, including four steals against New Mexico (2/19) ... 17 points vs. TCU (2/22) ... 17 points with three blocks vs. Colorado State (3/2) ... eighth double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. UNLV in the MWC Tournament (3/8) ... 11 points and five rebounds with two assists against Air Force in the MWC Tournament (3/9) ... hit the game-winning jumper as part of 10 points (two three's) and five rebounds vs. BYU in the MWC Tournament (3/11) ... ninth double-double of the year with 24 points and 11 rebounds against TCU in the MWC Tournament, scoring eight points in overtime (3/12) ... seven points with eight rebounds and a block vs. Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament ... academic all-MWC.

High School: Ranked among the tournament leaders with 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per game at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, where Canada won bronze ... competed with Taryn Wicijowski at the 2009 FIBA World U19 Championship, averaging six points per game in nine games, with a high of 14 points against Japan ... led Harry Ainlay High School to a 4A provincial championship in 2009-10 ... 2010 Miss Basketball Alberta ... led Alberta to silver medals at the 2008 U17 National Championships and the 2007 U15 National Championships, earning all-star honors both years ... spent time in the National Elite Development Academy program ... also played volleyball.

Personal: Daughter of Laurie and Daryl Plouffe ... four siblings ... twin sister Katherine plays basketball at Marquette ... older sister Andrea played basketball at the University of Washington ... born Sept. 15, 1992 ... majoring in communications.

Career Highs
Points	 31, twice (last vs. Washington, 2/16/14)
Rebounds 19 vs. Pacific (3/28/13)
FGM	 13 vs. Washington (2/16/14)
FGA	 28 vs. Washington (2/16/14)
3 FGM	 5, twice (last vs. Denver, 11/10/12)
3 FGA	 9, three times (last vs. Pacific, 3/28/13)
FTM	 11, three times (last vs. USC, 2/27/16)
FTA	 17 vs. USC (2/27/14)
Assists	 8 vs. Oregon (3/3/13)
Steals	 5, twice (last vs. Arizona, 1/18/13)
Blocks	 4, four times (last vs. Washington, 2/22/13)
Minutes	 44 at Washington (1/17/14)

2013-14 Season Highs Points 31, twice (last vs. Washington, 2/16/14) Rebounds 18 vs. USC (2/27/14) FGM 13 vs. Washington (2/16/14) FGA 28 vs. Washington (2/16/14) 3 FGM 3, four times (last vs. Washington, 2/16/14) 3 FGA 7, twice (last vs. Washington, 2/16/14) FTM 11, twice (last vs. USC, 2/27/14)) FTA 17 vs. USC (2/27/14) Assists 7 vs. Marquette (12/11/13) Steals 4, three times (last vs. Colorado, 1/29/14) Blocks 3, twice (last vs. Washington, 2/16/14) Minutes 44 at Washington (1/17/14)

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