|Hometown:||Grand Junction, Iowa|
|High School:||East Greene|
About Malarie: Is the daughter of Jeff and Juanita Gilley...has one sister, Emily.
High School Highlights: Was a four-year letterwinner in basketball and was a four-time all-conference selection, including a First Team performer her final three seasons. She also earned First Team All-District honors her final three years, and was a three-time All-State selection. She finished her career with 1500 points and 1300 rebounds.
In addition, she also lettered four years in volleyball, two years in track and five years in softball. On the court, she was a three-time all-conference selection, including First Team honors as a junior and senior. She was also named All-District in her final two campaigns. On the diamond, she was a four-time all-conference performer, and earned all-district and all-state accolades as a senior.
Aside from athletics, she was a member of the National Honor Society, listed on the "A" Honor Roll, and graduated as the Salutatorian of her senior class.
College Highlights: Saw most of her playing time as a freshman with the junior varsity team. She did come off the bench in four varsity contests, making her collegiate debut against UW-Stevens Point on November 27. She scored her first two points and grabbed her first two rebounds while playing three minutes against Luther College on January 8. Last season as a sophomore, she appeared in 25 games off the bench and averaged nearly 13 minutes per game, while earning her first varsity letter. She scored a career-high 16 points, on 6-of-10 shooting, while grabbing three rebounds in 21 minutes versus Grand View on November 25. For the year, she finished fourth on the team in total rebounds, but did grab a team-leading 62 offensive boards. She also led the team in field goal percentage, shooting nearly 53 percent, and tied for the team lead in blocked shots. Following the year, she was named Academic All-Conference. Outside of playing basketball, Malarie has also volunteered on-campus to 'Walk for Autism'.