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Daress McClung
Daress McClung

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North

Height:
6-0

Position:
F

Experience:
So./So.



Career Stats
2010-11 Stats

2010-11 Season (Sophomore): Missed final 25 games of season with ankle injury ... underwnet surgery on Feb. 11 ... played in four contests, averaging 8.0 points and 6.3 rebounds while shooting .483 from the floor ... started season opener against Southwest Baptist and scored six points on 3-of-5 shooting with seven rebounds ... scored four points and added six rebounds, two assists, and two steals against North Florida ... posted nine points with seven rebounds against Robert Morris ... scored career-high 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting, knocking down first three-pointer of the season in win against Mount St. Mary's.

2009-10 Season (Freshman): Versatile true freshman saw action in 22 games, making nine starts ... averaged 5.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per contest ... shot .439 from the floor and led the Bearcats with 17 blocked shots ... scored six points and added game-high 10 rebounds and four blocks against Furman in first collegiate game ... had balanced game at Indiana, scoring 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor and 3-of-4 from the line with eight rebounds, one assist, one block, and a pair of steals ... another balanced outing against Detroit, scoring five points with seven rebounds, two assists, a block, and two steals ... tallied eight points, six boards, three assists, and a block against Western Carolina ... scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds against Alaska Anchorage in the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout ... scored nine points on 4-of-4 shooting with four rebounds and three assists against Dartmouth ... earned first career start against Kentucky, scoring nine points with seven rebounds, two assists, and two steals ... made second straight start against No. 9/10 Xavier, scoring four points with three rebounds and a steal ... made third straight start against Butler, scoring six points and adding four rebounds in a season-high 36 minutes ... made fourth straight start and scored five points with four rebounds and a career-best five steals against Eastern Kentucky ... scored six points with seven boards against Valparaiso ... scored three points and added three assists, two blocks, and two steals against Wright State ... scored six points with two assists and a block at No. 1/1 Connecticut ... scored seven points with five rebounds, an assist, and a pair of steals in win against St. John's ... missed eight straight games due to injury ... returned to the lineup at Providence, recording a block in two minutes of action ... scored a bucket and grabbed a rebound in eight minutes off the bench against Villanova ... grabbed a pair of rebounds and produced a steal against No. 8/7 West Virginia ... scored four points, grabbed one rebound, and blocked a shot in eight minutes off the bench at Marquette ... scored seven points on 3-of-5 shooting and grabbed four rebounds in 17 minutes in BIG EAST Championship first-round win against USF.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at Lawrence North High School ... averaged 14 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 3.0 steals, and 3.0 blocks per game as a junior for head coach Jodie Whitaker ... helped he Wildcats to conference and sectional titles during her sophomore season ... won a state title with the Indiana Elite AAU quad in 2007-08 ... posted a 44-2 AAU record throughout the course of the season ... named to three consecutive Indianapolis All-North teams ... Indiana Junior All-Star in 2007-08 ... two-year letterwinner in softball.

Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1990 ... daughter of Jesse and Theresa McClung.

Academic Major: Communication.

Getting To Know Daress

Favorite Basketball Team: Seattle Storm
Favorite Basketball Player:Lauren Jackson
Favorite Non-basketball Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Food: Catfish
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Chocolate
Favorite TV Show: Matlock
Favorite Movie: Anger Management
Favorite Quote: "Make each moment in life count."
Best Advice You Ever Received: Always attempt something. Never let fear keep you from striking out the game.
My hero: Parents
Last Book You Read: "17 Essentials to Being a Team Player"
What's on your iPod right now?: Chris Brown - Make a Movie
What is your worst habit: biting my nails
What websites do you have bookmarked?: Twitter
Talent you'd most like to have: Dunk
Attribute that you like most about yourself: Friendly
Attribute that you least like about yourself: Toes
What's hanging on your dorm/apartment walls: Pictures of friends and calendar
One thing I can't live without: Cell phone
On average, how many text messages do you send per day?: At least 25
First Job: GAP
My Bucket List (Three things I want to do before I die): Travel to an exotic country, own a company, and win a NCAA title
If you could have a meal with any three people, who would they be?: Obama, Alicia Keys, and Oprah
My greatest love: My family
I chose UC over (what other schools did you visit/consider?):Xavier, Wisconsin, Miami (OH), and Northwestern