13 NCAA Tournament Appearances

9 All-American Awards

20 Darby Youngstrom
20 Darby Youngstrom
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cook, Minn.
High School: North Woods
Position: G
gp 16
pts/g 9.0
fg % 41.8
3pt % 27.3
ft % 78.9
reb/g 4.0
a/g 2.3

2017-18: Suffered injury which forced her to miss the final 21 games. Led the team with 14.1 points per game before suffering injury. Made 15 free throws in a row, then followed it with 17 straight made free throws.

2016-17: Started all 29 games, totaling 885 minutes played. Named to the all-GLIAC second and defensive teams. Finished first on the team in scoring with 362 points and in field goal percentage with a 50.8 mark. Had a three-point percentage of 40.0 and a free throw percentage of 83.3. Added 191 rebounds, 52 assists, 34 steals and five blocks.

2015-16: Started all 27 games she appeared in. Averaged 8.2 points per game with 114 rebounds, 37 Assists, and 24 steals. Scored a season-high 19 points against Michigan Tech (Feb. 1). Named team's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

2014-15: Redshirted

Before NMU: Was a guard at North Woods High School who earned several accolades.  She was named to the All-State Honorable Mention team in 2012 and 2013 along with being named All-State in 2014.  Youngstrom was the Mesabi Daily News Player of the Year for 2013 and 2014.  She was also named a Minnesota Miss Basketball Candidate after scoring 2,852 points in her career.

She was also Mesabi Daily News Player of the Year in 2012 for volleyball.

Personal: Darby is the daughter of Brian and Beth Youngstrom.  She was born on June 16th, 1996 and is majoring in elementary education.

Recent Games
Dec 8 Parkside W, 72-39
Dec 17 Lewis L, 58-50
Jan 3 at Wayne St. (Mich.) W, 69-56
Jan 5 at Ashland L, 71-55
Jan 10 Lake Superior St. W, 93-36
Jan 12 Ferris St. W, 53-42
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Games started 16 8
Minutes 425 192
Minutes per game 26.6 24.0
FG 51-122 29-65
FG Pct 41.8 44.6
3PT 12-44 9-25
3PT Pct 27.3 36.0
FT 30-38 10-12
FT Pct 78.9 83.3
Off rebounds 22 17
Def rebounds 42 22
Total rebounds 64 39
Rebounds per game 4.0 4.9
Personal fouls 29 14
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 37 19
Turnovers 29 11
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.7
Steals 14 7
Blocks 1 1
Points 144 77
Points per game 9.0 9.6
Points per 40 min 13.6 16.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 3 Finlandia W, 79-38 0 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 4 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 vs. Lewis W, 62-56 1 33 6-10 60.0 1-3 33.3 5-5 100.0 18
Nov 11 vs. Indianapolis W, 64-61 1 29 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 13 Minn. Duluth L, 51-45 1 30 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 2
Nov 16 Minn. St. Mankato W, 71-51 1 27 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 7-8 87.5 7
Nov 18 Minn. St. Moorhead W, 61-54 1 27 6-9 66.7 1-3 33.3 2-3 66.7 15
Nov 23 at Concordia-St. Paul L, 63-61 1 32 2-7 28.6 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 24 vs. Jamestown W, 54-45 1 24 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 7
Nov 29 at Northwood W, 51-39 1 28 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 1 at Saginaw Valley W, 66-52 1 26 3-11 27.3 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 6 Purdue Northwest W, 76-38 1 15 6-7 85.7 3-4 75.0 1-1 100.0 16
Dec 8 Parkside W, 72-39 1 20 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 17 Lewis L, 58-50 1 31 3-11 27.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 3 at Wayne St. (Mich.) W, 69-56 1 31 2-7 28.6 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 5 at Ashland L, 71-55 1 28 4-7 57.1 0-1 0.0 2-3 66.7 10
Jan 10 Lake Superior St. W, 93-36 1 15 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 10
Jan 12 Ferris St. W, 53-42 1 29 5-12 41.7 3-9 33.3 3-3 100.0 16
Jan 17 Davenport   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Grand Valley St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Parkside   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Purdue Northwest   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Saginaw Valley   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Northwood   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Grand Valley St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Davenport   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 3 Finlandia W, 79-38 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 4 Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 vs. Lewis W, 62-56 1 33 1 4 5 3 2 1.5 1 0 4 -
Nov 11 vs. Indianapolis W, 64-61 1 29 0 4 4 3 2 1.5 1 0 1 0
Nov 13 Minn. Duluth L, 51-45 1 30 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 -
Nov 16 Minn. St. Mankato W, 71-51 1 27 0 0 0 2 4 0.5 3 0 3 -
Nov 18 Minn. St. Moorhead W, 61-54 1 27 0 0 0 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 23 at Concordia-St. Paul L, 63-61 1 32 0 3 3 4 1 4.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 24 vs. Jamestown W, 54-45 1 24 1 2 3 1 4 0.3 0 0 0 -
Nov 29 at Northwood W, 51-39 1 28 3 1 4 3 3 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 1 at Saginaw Valley W, 66-52 1 26 4 4 8 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 6 Purdue Northwest W, 76-38 1 15 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 8 Parkside W, 72-39 1 20 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 17 Lewis L, 58-50 1 31 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 3 at Wayne St. (Mich.) W, 69-56 1 31 2 1 3 6 0 - 0 1 2 -
Jan 5 at Ashland L, 71-55 1 28 1 0 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 10 Lake Superior St. W, 93-36 1 15 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 12 Ferris St. W, 53-42 1 29 4 8 12 1 1 1.0 3 0 2 0
Jan 17 Davenport   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Grand Valley St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Parkside   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Purdue Northwest   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Saginaw Valley   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Northwood   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Grand Valley St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Davenport   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 3.1-6.2 49.4 0.3-1.2 21.2 1.8-2.6 67.6 8.2
2016-17 29 29 30.5 4.1-8.1 50.8 0.3-0.8 34.8 3.9-5.1 76.5 12.5
2017-18 8 8 27.5 4.9-9.9 49.4 0.4-1.0 37.5 4.0-4.1 97.0 14.1
2018-19 16 16 26.6 3.2-7.6 41.8 0.8-2.8 27.3 1.9-2.4 78.9 9.0
Total 80 80 27.7 3.7-7.6 48.4 0.4-1.4 27.8 2.8-3.6 77.0 10.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2015-16 27 27 687 83-168 49.4 7-33 21.2 48-71 67.6 221
2016-17 29 29 885 120-236 50.8 8-23 34.8 114-149 76.5 362
2017-18 8 8 220 39-79 49.4 3-8 37.5 32-33 97.0 113
2018-19 16 16 425 51-122 41.8 12-44 27.3 30-38 78.9 144
Total 80 80 2217 293-605 48.4 30-108 27.8 224-291 77.0 840
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 4.8-9.8 49.4 0.4-1.9 21.2 2.8-4.1 67.6 12.9
2016-17 29 29 30.5 5.4-10.7 50.8 0.4-1.0 34.8 5.2-6.7 76.5 16.4
2017-18 8 8 27.5 7.1-14.4 49.4 0.5-1.5 37.5 5.8-6.0 97.0 20.5
2018-19 16 16 26.6 4.8-11.5 41.8 1.1-4.1 27.3 2.8-3.6 78.9 13.6
Total 80 80 27.7 5.3-10.9 48.4 0.5-1.9 27.8 4.0-5.3 77.0 15.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 1.5 2.7 4.2 1.6 0.0 1.4 1.7 0.8 0.9 0.0
2016-17 29 29 30.5 2.3 4.2 6.6 1.6 0.0 1.8 2.6 0.7 1.2 0.2
2017-18 8 8 27.5 1.3 3.6 4.9 1.6 - 1.5 2.8 0.5 0.9 0.3
2018-19 16 16 26.6 1.4 2.6 4.0 1.8 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.9 0.1
Total 80 80 27.7 1.8 3.4 5.1 1.6 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.0 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 687 40 74 114 43 1 37 46 0.8 24 1
2016-17 29 29 885 68 123 191 46 0 52 75 0.7 34 5
2017-18 8 8 220 10 29 39 13 - 12 22 0.5 7 2
2018-19 16 16 425 22 42 64 29 0 37 29 1.3 14 1
Total 80 80 2217 140 268 408 131 1 138 172 0.8 79 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 27 27 25.4 2.3 4.3 6.6 2.5 0.1 2.2 2.7 0.8 1.4 0.1
2016-17 29 29 30.5 3.1 5.6 8.6 2.1 0.0 2.4 3.4 0.7 1.5 0.2
2017-18 8 8 27.5 1.8 5.3 7.1 2.4 0.0 2.2 4.0 0.5 1.3 0.4
2018-19 16 16 26.6 2.1 4.0 6.0 2.7 0.0 3.5 2.7 1.3 1.3 0.1
Total 80 80 27.7 2.5 4.8 7.4 2.4 0.0 2.5 3.1 0.8 1.4 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 16 26.6 3.2-7.6 41.8 0.8-2.8 27.3 1.9-2.4 78.9 9.0
Conference 8 8 24.0 3.6-8.1 44.6 1.1-3.1 36.0 1.2-1.5 83.3 9.6
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Home 8 8 24.3 3.5-7.6 45.9 1.1-3.4 33.3 1.8-2.0 87.5 9.9
Away 5 5 29.0 2.6-8.0 32.5 0.4-2.4 16.7 1.2-1.8 66.7 6.8
Neutral 3 3 28.7 3.3-7.0 47.6 0.3-1.7 20.0 3.3-4.3 76.9 10.3
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Wins 12 12 25.3 3.4-7.6 45.1 0.9-2.8 32.4 2.2-2.8 81.8 10.0
Losses 4 4 30.3 2.5-7.8 32.3 0.2-2.5 10.0 0.8-1.2 60.0 6.0
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November 8 8 28.8 2.6-6.8 38.9 0.4-2.2 16.7 2.5-3.2 76.9 8.1
December 4 4 23.0 3.8-8.8 42.9 1.2-3.0 41.7 0.8-0.8 100.0 9.5
January 4 4 25.8 3.8-8.2 45.5 1.0-3.5 28.6 1.8-2.2 77.8 10.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 16 425 51-122 41.8 12-44 27.3 30-38 78.9 144
Conference 8 8 192 29-65 44.6 9-25 36.0 10-12 83.3 77
Exhibition 1 0 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 8 8 194 28-61 45.9 9-27 33.3 14-16 87.5 79
Away 5 5 145 13-40 32.5 2-12 16.7 6-9 66.7 34
Neutral 3 3 86 10-21 47.6 1-5 20.0 10-13 76.9 31
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Wins 12 12 304 41-91 45.1 11-34 32.4 27-33 81.8 120
Losses 4 4 121 10-31 32.3 1-10 10.0 3-5 60.0 24
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November 8 8 230 21-54 38.9 3-18 16.7 20-26 76.9 65
December 4 4 92 15-35 42.9 5-12 41.7 3-3 100.0 38
January 4 4 103 15-33 45.5 4-14 28.6 7-9 77.8 41
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 16 26.6 4.8-11.5 41.8 1.1-4.1 27.3 2.8-3.6 78.9 13.6
Conference 8 8 24.0 6.0-13.5 44.6 1.9-5.2 36.0 2.1-2.5 83.3 16.0
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
-
Home 8 8 24.3 5.8-12.6 45.9 1.9-5.6 33.3 2.9-3.3 87.5 16.3
Away 5 5 29.0 3.6-11.0 32.5 0.6-3.3 16.7 1.7-2.5 66.7 9.4
Neutral 3 3 28.7 4.7-9.8 47.6 0.5-2.3 20.0 4.7-6.0 76.9 14.4
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Wins 12 12 25.3 5.4-12.0 45.1 1.4-4.5 32.4 3.6-4.3 81.8 15.8
Losses 4 4 30.3 3.3-10.2 32.3 0.3-3.3 10.0 1.0-1.7 60.0 7.9
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November 8 8 28.8 3.7-9.4 38.9 0.5-3.1 16.7 3.5-4.5 76.9 11.3
December 4 4 23.0 6.5-15.2 42.9 2.2-5.2 41.7 1.3-1.3 100.0 16.5
January 4 4 25.8 5.8-12.8 45.5 1.6-5.4 28.6 2.7-3.5 77.8 15.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 16 26.6 1.4 2.6 4.0 1.8 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.9 0.1
Conference 8 8 24.0 2.1 2.8 4.9 1.8 0.0 2.4 1.4 1.7 0.9 0.1
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 8 8 24.3 1.3 2.9 4.1 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 1.1 0.0
Away 5 5 29.0 2.0 1.8 3.8 2.2 - 3.6 1.4 2.6 0.6 0.2
Neutral 3 3 28.7 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.7 0.0 2.3 2.7 0.9 0.7 0.0
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Wins 12 12 25.3 1.5 2.7 4.2 1.8 0.0 2.3 1.8 1.3 1.1 0.1
Losses 4 4 30.3 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.0 - 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.3 0.0
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November 8 8 28.8 0.8 2.4 3.1 2.0 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.0 0.0
December 4 4 23.0 1.8 3.0 4.8 1.3 - 1.8 1.3 1.4 0.5 0.0
January 4 4 25.8 2.3 2.8 5.0 2.0 0.0 2.5 1.0 2.5 1.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 16 425 22 42 64 29 0 37 29 1.3 14 1
Conference 8 8 192 17 22 39 14 0 19 11 1.7 7 1
Exhibition 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 8 8 194 10 23 33 13 0 12 14 0.9 9 0
Away 5 5 145 10 9 19 11 - 18 7 2.6 3 1
Neutral 3 3 86 2 10 12 5 0 7 8 0.9 2 0
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Wins 12 12 304 18 32 50 21 0 28 22 1.3 13 1
Losses 4 4 121 4 10 14 8 - 9 7 1.3 1 0
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November 8 8 230 6 19 25 16 0 20 20 1.0 8 0
December 4 4 92 7 12 19 5 - 7 5 1.4 2 0
January 4 4 103 9 11 20 8 0 10 4 2.5 4 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 16 26.6 2.1 4.0 6.0 2.7 0.0 3.5 2.7 1.3 1.3 0.1
Conference 8 8 24.0 3.5 4.6 8.1 2.9 0.0 4.0 2.3 1.7 1.5 0.2
Exhibition 1 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 8 8 24.3 2.1 4.7 6.8 2.7 0.0 2.5 2.9 0.9 1.9 0.0
Away 5 5 29.0 2.8 2.5 5.2 3.0 0.0 5.0 1.9 2.6 0.8 0.3
Neutral 3 3 28.7 0.9 4.7 5.6 2.3 0.0 3.3 3.7 0.9 0.9 0.0
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Wins 12 12 25.3 2.4 4.2 6.6 2.8 0.0 3.7 2.9 1.3 1.7 0.1
Losses 4 4 30.3 1.3 3.3 4.6 2.6 0.0 3.0 2.3 1.3 0.3 0.0
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November 8 8 28.8 1.0 3.3 4.3 2.8 0.0 3.5 3.5 1.0 1.4 0.0
December 4 4 23.0 3.0 5.2 8.3 2.2 0.0 3.0 2.2 1.4 0.9 0.0
January 4 4 25.8 3.5 4.3 7.8 3.1 0.0 3.9 1.6 2.5 1.6 0.4