Washington (10-7, 2-5) will have its hands full with an athletic, potent Wildcats (13-6, 2-5) team
Despite the absence of leading scorer Regina Rogers, the Huskies had all the answers in a 60-51 win in Pullman
First year coach Kevin McGuff is about to experience the intensity of UW's Apple Cup rivalry with WSU
Sophomore forward Marjorie Heard injured her left ACL during a practice drill
Utah is one of the few squads with size to matchup against the Huskies, who are going for a Pac-12 sweep against the Mountain schools
AT WASHINGTON:One of the hardest-working Huskies ... runs the floor extremely hard and is active on both ends of the glass ... capable shooter from mid-range. Wears the No. 40 in honor of her idol and fellow Snohomish, Wash., native - Jon Brockman.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2010-11) -- All-Pac-10 Freshman Team Honorable Mention ... played in all 28 games, including 12 starts ... recorded a career-high 18 points at Oregon (1/8/11) ... tallied her first double-double in the same game, pulling down 12 rebounds ... won the Kayla Burst "Most Inspirational" award, a rarity for a freshman.
High School: Rated a Top-50 forward in the country by HoopGurlz ... Played in from 2006-08 at Snohomish High School ... 2007 2nd Place District Tournament ... 2007 6th Place 4A WIAA Washington State Tournament 2007 ... 2008 2nd Team All WESCO 3A/4A ... 2008 WESCO North 4A League Champions ... 2008 1st Place District Tournament ... 2008 6th Place WIAA 4A Washington State Tournament ... 2008 All Tournament Team, End of Trail, Oregon ... 2008 Michael T. White, National Top 100 Players Invitational Tournament ... 2009 1st Team WESCO South Glacier Peak High School ... 2009 1st Team All WESCO 3A/4A, Glacier Peak High School ... 2009 All Tournament Team, End of Trail, Oregon ... Played AAU ball for Way To Win ... 2009 Has been nominated as a 2009 McDonald's All American.
10 THINGS ABOUT...Why do you wear No. 40?
My biggest basketball idol, Jon Brockman, wore #40 so I wanted to wear the same number
Who is your favorite former UW Husky basketball player?
What are your 3 favorite things about Seattle?
The supportive community, it is my hometown and my family can come watch me play, and the city is just so beautiful
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" and "Shut up, work hard, and be patient"
What things do you always bring on a road trip?
My stuffed animal dog that my mom gave me named Dubs, he is little and raggedy but I love him
Describe Coach McGuff in one word?
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
Greece because the water looks so gorgeous
What is your biggest guilty pleasure?
Dark chocolate and cheese sticks dipped in pizza sauce
Who is your most inspirational teammate?
Do you have any superstitions?
I wouldn't call it a superstition but more of a routine: before games I always have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a glass of milk, I have to have my hair a certain way and I have to drink the right amount of coffee
MARJORIE HEARD'S YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS