125 Boilermakers have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015-16
The Boilermakers posted the second-largest victory in school history
The sophomore center has seen the team’s growth this summer
Purdue overcame an outstanding rebounding performance to earn the win
The Boilermakers scored 30 points off 22 FSU turnovers.
Photos from the first practice of the Purdue women's basketball 2014-15 season.
2015-16 - SOPHOMORE
2016 Academic All-Big Ten
Became the fifth player in Purdue history (second Boilermaker in 2015-16) to shoot 100% from the floor with at least seven FG attempts, hitting 7-of-7 against Incarnate Word on Dec. 10, scoring a career-high 15 points
All 15 points came in the fourth quarter against the Cardinals, matching the highest quarter output by a Boilermaker
Grabbed a career-best 11 rebounds against Minnesota on Jan. 14, including six on the offensive end
Missed game at Maryland (Feb. 11) due to a knee injury suffered at Penn State
Posted 10 points and five rebounds vs. Rutgers on Feb. 25, marking her top individual effort in a Big Ten Conference game
Had 12 points and five rebounds in our Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game against Michigan State on March 4
Was perfect from the field on six occasions this year, including four efforts with at least three field goal attempts
Finished second on the team in field goal percentage, hitting 50 percent from the floor on the year
Posted the fewest turnovers per minutes played on the team, committing just 10 in 452 minutes on the year
2014-15 - FRESHMAN
Appeared in 29 games, averaging 7.4 minutes in her first year with the Boilermakers
Connected on 44.2 percent from the field (23-52)
Averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds per game
Ranked eighth amongst Big Ten freshmen in field goal percentage
Posted a career-best eight points on three-of-four shooting and two free throws vs. Florida State (Dec. 3)
Finished with four points and a career-high four rebounds vs. Indiana (Jan. 4)
Played a career-most 16 minutes at Michigan, blocking a career-high two shots.
Three-sport varsity letterwinner at Buford High School, participating in volleyball and track and field in addition to basketball
Played in the Full Court Fresh 50 Invitational, finishing with eight points, six rebounds and three steals
Named a GACA and Gwinnett County All-Star, in addition to all-metro honorable mention honors
Led her team to a second-place state finish at the Georgia AAA High School championships, falling in state title game, 48-45
Earned first team all-county honors and a pair of team awards in volleyball
Four-year academic letterwinner.
Born Oct. 11, 1995
Full name is Briana Katja Horrocks
Daughter of Mary Nimphius and John Horrocks
has one sister, Alexis
Intends to major in psychology
high school coach is Gene Durden
Former teammate of Andraya Carter (Tennessee), Kristina Nelson (Notre Dame), MaKenzie Darrah (Elon), and Maya Dillard (Lipscomb).
Ranked 35 overall by Blue Star Basketball
Named to the preseason Atlanta Top-25 Watchlist and second-team All-County by the Gwinnett Daily Post
MVP of the Memorial Day Classic
Fab 5 Peach State Basketball
Peach State Basketball Elite Basketball Academy All-American
Tip-Off Club All-Academic honoree (Gwinnett Daily Post)
Two-year Buford High School scholar athlete and honor roll
AP Scholar Award (2012-13)
Ranked 13th in her academic class.