3 Mari Kordell
3 Mari Kordell
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ijamsville, Md.
High School: Urbana
Position: G
Major: Chemical Engineering
Team: Maryland Flames - Seraile

2013-14: Played in 24 games, started 23...11.1 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 86 assists, 39 steals...ranked second in the NEWMAC in free-throw percentage (.842) and fourth in assists...led the team in assists and ranked second in points (267) and steals...recorded at least 10 points in 13 games, including five in a row...registered 23 points, six assists, and three steals versus Springfield (11/23)...also turned in a 23-point performance at Babson (2/19)...generated 21 points, including a three-point play with 24.3 seconds remaining and a free-throw with 0.7 on the clock to give MIT a 61-58 victory over Clark (2/15)...tallied 12 points, seven rebounds, and six assists at Regis (11/17)...produced a season-high four steals to go along with 15 points, five rebounds, and four assists against Mount Holyoke (12/7)...dished out eight assists versus Framingham State (12/10)...NEWBA Honor Roll (2/24)...NEWMAC second team all-conference.

2012-13: Played in and started 22 games...10.5 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 62 assists, 35 steals...ranked sixth in the NEWMAC in assists per game (2.8) and eighth in assists...led the team in scoring and assists, was third in steals, and fifth in rebounds...registered at least 10 points in 13 games...posted 23 points at Wheaton (1/16) and 21 points against Bates (11/18)...notched seven rebounds versus Gordon (12/29)...dished out seven assists against Springfield (2/11)...generated six steals at Clark (2/16).

2011-12: Played in 24 games, started 23...10.7 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game, 56 assists, 42 steals...led the team in scoring, assists, and steals, and was fifth in rebounds...recorded at least 10 points in 14 games...scored 23 points against Simmons (12/30) and had a 22-point performance at Mount Holyoke (2/4)...grabbed nine rebounds versus Wheaton (1/18)...dished out five assists on five occasions...had four steals in four games...against Albany College (11/20) she was sent to the charity stripe on three straight possessions where she hit five consecutive free throws that thwarted a late rally and propelled MIT to a 65-49 win...in a 617-57 win over WPI (12/3) she buried a jumper with 10 seconds remaining in regulation to give MIT a two-point edge...three days later in an overtime battle at Coast Guard, she connected on a three-pointer just 48 seconds into the extra session and later nailed a jumper with 47 seconds left to play, giving MIT a four-point cushion that resulted in a 73-67 victory...in a 69-65 come-from-behind win over Simmons (12/30), she went 3-of-4 from the free throw line during the final 16.4 seconds, including two successful attempts with two seconds on the clock...against Wheaton (1/18), she knocked down a trey right after coming off the bench to give MIT a four-point margin with three minutes left to play while her two free throws with 10 seconds to go sealed the 45-41 victory...trailing by four points at Springfield (2/11), Kordell sank a layup with 15 seconds on the clock and after a free throw by the Pride, she drove the length of the court for another lay-in with eight ticks left, while MIT stole the in-bounds pass and then drained two free throws with no time remaining to capture the 51-50 win...NEWMAC Rookie of the Year...NEWMAC second team all-conference.

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in chemical engineering...completed an internship with the Fluid Metrology Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Urbana High School...captain junior and senior seasons...three-time all-conference...three-time first team all-county...Gazette Player of the Year (2010)...named to Gazette first team...received three varsity letters...three-time county champions...two-time regional champions...National Honor Society...National Math Honor Society.

Club/AAU: Maryland Flames – Seraile.