How tall is Gabbie Marshall? What to know about the Iowa women’s basketball guard

Gabbie Marshall is nearing the end of her journey with Iowa women’s basketball, and in a fierce game against West Virginia on March 25, the guard shined in an important moment for the game.

The fifth-year senior who arrived in Iowa from Ohio several years ago and “didn’t know much about Iowa” is now an “invaluable defender” for the Hawkeyes.

Marshall announced her return to the program in 2023, using her extra COVID year of eligibility.

Iowa's Gabbie Marshall takes a shot from the corner during a game against Nebraska Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

After Iowa women’s historic journey to the NCAA championship game last year, Marshall, Caitlin Clark, Kate Martin and the Hawkeyes have returned to the Big Dance in what many fans hope will lead to a title win this time around.

Catch up on Marshall and her time with the Hawkeyes before the team’s matchup on March 30 against Colorado.

How tall is Gabbie Marshall?

The Iowa guard is 5 feet, 9 inches, according to the Iowa women’s basketball roster.

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Where is Gabbie Marshall from?

Marshall is from Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended Mount Notre Dame in Cincinnati, where she was the league’s player of the year in 2019, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported.

Who are Gabbie Marshall’s parents?

The Hawkeyes player’s parents are Ernest and Marne Marshall. Ernest Marshall played college basketball at Bellarmine University in Louisville and Marne Marshall played a year of basketball at Aquinas College, according to the Iowa women’s basketball roster.

What should I know about Gabbie Marshall?

With several seasons of playing for the Hawkeyes under her belt, there’s a lot that can be said about Marshall.

She’s described as “the Spark” of Iowa women’s basketball by Des Moines-based retailer Raygun. Her 2023 season stats include 5.9 points per game, 1.7 assists per game and 1.1 steals per game.

Other career highlights:

First Iowa women’s basketball player with 200 3-pointers and 200 steals in a career

Recorded 1,000 career points, becoming the 44th Hawkeye women’s basketball player to do so

Helped lead the Hawkeyes to victory against West Virginia in round two of the 2024 NCAA Tournament

Made Big Ten All-Tournament Team in 2023

Des Moines Register columnist Chad Leistikow contributed to this article.

Paris Barraza is a trending and general assignment reporter at the Des Moines Register. Reach her at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @ParisBarraza.

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