Pac-10 Women's Basketball Chat (2/28/01)
Feb. 23, 2001
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior guard Megan Franza will participate in an online chat Friday, March 2 at 12:30 p.m. PT.
Franza, from Leavenworth, Wash., is having a superb senior season. The dependable Husky guard has made 82 consecutive starts and has started 108 of last 110 games. This season she is averaging 15.8 points per game, good for third-best in the Conference. She also appears in the Pac-10 Top 10 rankings in assists (3.46 apg/8th) and three-point field goals made (2.00 avg./3rd).
Franza leads the Huskies in scoring (15.8 ppg), three-point field goals made (46) and steals (30). She has led UW in scoring 11 times this season. Twice this season she has scored 22 points in the first half of a game, and added a season-high 30 points at California on Jan. 27. She has reached double figures in scoring in 44 of the last 50 games.
This may be her final year as a Husky, but Franza is making sure she is remembered in the record books. She is currently No. 8 on the Huskies' all-time scoring chart with 1,460 points, No. 8 in career field goals made (549), No. 4 in career field goal attempts (1,414), No. 2 in career three-point field goals made (185) and is No. 2 in career three-point attempts (644). On the Pac-10 chart she needs 41 points to tie for No. 25 in career scoring. She already ranks third on the Pac-10 career list in field goal attempts (644) and is seventh in three-point field goals made (185).
Franza was named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Feb. 12, 2001. She was a first-team All-Pac-10 selection in 2000 as well as a member of the 2000-01 preseason All-Pac-10 Team. Just recently, Franza was named to the District VIII All-Academic First Team. She holds a 3.79 GPA as a psychology major.
2000-2001 Weekly Pac-10 Women's Hoops Chat Archive