The Plainswomen basketball team welcomes Unique Gainey for the 2018-19 season. Gainey is a 5'10 wing from Colorado Springs, CO. As a prep at Doherty, she played on the perimeter and will play the wing and forward positions for the Plainswomen.
Gainey played varsity for three years and started her junior and senior years for Doherty. In her two years as a varsity starter, she helped lead Doherty to 44 wins and 6 losses. During that time, she set a team record with 31 rebounds in just two games. During her junior year, she was named All-Conference Honorable Mention.
Her senior year she helped lead the Spartans to a 20-4 record. In those games, she played in 23 games and averaged 9 points per game, 8 rebounds per game, 2 steals per game, and 2 blocks per game. To add to her accolades, she was named to the All-Conference Second Team her senior year.
Coach Huss commented, "Unique is a great addition to our Plainswomen team. She is long, athletic, and a tremendous rebounder. We are honored to have her choose Northeastern as her choice to continue her education."