WSU Faces Oregon State To Open Pac-10 Tournament
March 1, 2006
2006 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
Friday, March 3
No. 10 Washington State (8-19, 2-16)
vs. No. 7 Oregon State (14-13, 7-11)
San Jose, Calif.
If WSU Wins:
vs. No. 2 Seed and No. 11 (AP)
Arizona State (23-5, 14-4)
Saturday, March 4
San Jose, Calif.
What's Happening This Week: The Washington State women's basketball team (8-19, 2-16 Pac-10) travels to San Jose, Calif., for the fifth annual Pacific-10 Conference Women's Basketball Tournament...the 10th-seeded Cougars will face No. 7 seed Oregon State (14-13, 7-11), Friday, March 3 at 6 p.m...if WSU wins the Cougars will advance to the quarterfinals against No. 2 seed and No. 11 (AP) ranked Arizona State (23-5, 14-4), Saturday, March 4 at 1:15 p.m.
Cougs On The Radio: All Cougar women's basketball games will air live on KRPL AM 1400, Moscow, Idaho during the 2005-06 season with Jon Jensen calling the action...broadcasts can also be heard live on the net at wsucougars.com with a subscription to the 'Cougar Sports Pass.' ...subscribers will have unprecedented access to live audio and video webcasting of Washington State athletic events as well as up-close access to Cougar student-athletes and coaches...Washington State fans can subscribe to the 'Cougar Sports Pass' either monthly or annually...monthly fees are $6.95 per month or fans can subscribe annually at $49.95 for the entire year.
Tournament Rematch: Friday's game will mark the second meeting between Washington State and Oregon State in the Pac-10 Tournament...two years ago, No. 10 WSU lost to No. 7 OSU, 67-43.
Pac-10 Tournament History: In four tries, the Cougars have yet to advance past the first round of the tournament. Following are the WSU results from its previous four Pac-10 Tournament games:
March 1, 2002 - No. 10 WSU lost to No. 7 Oregon, 85-67 at Eugene.
March 7, 2003 - No. 10 WSU lost to No. 7 USC, 53-46 at San Jose.
March 5, 2004 - No. 10 WSU lost to No. 7 Oregon State, 67-43 at San Jose.
March 4, 2005 - No. 9 WSU lost to No. 8 California 70-52 at San Jose.
About Oregon State: The Beavers are coming off a 79-34 win over Texas Pan-American, Monday...OSU completed its Pac-10 slate with a 67-64 win over USC, Feb. 25...Kim Butler leads the team with a 19.1 points a game average...Mandy Close (13.1 points/game) and Anita Rivera (11.7 points/game) are also averaging double figures in points.
Series With Oregon State: The Beavers hold a 39-21 advantage in the all-time series with WSU...OSU swept the season series with WSU, capturing a 59-50 win at Pullman, Feb. 16 and a 68-67 overtime victory at Corvallis, Jan. 21...WSU's last victory at Pullman occurred, Feb. 12, 2005, a 68-63 win...prior to that win, OSU had won 12 games in a row.
Benz On The Boards
Kate Benz's Achievements in 2005-06:
Seeing Double: For the second consecutive year, Kate Benz ended the regular season leading the Pac-10 in rebounding...she is the first player in WSU history to lead the conference in that category...Benz concluded the regular season with a 9.2 rebound per game average...Benz tallied seven double-doubles this season, increasing her career total in that category to 18...Benz recorded eight double-doubles as a sophomore and three as a freshman...Benz just missed her eighth double-double of the season with 10 points and eight rebounds at Stanford, Feb. 25...that snapped a string of three consecutive double-doubles...Benz did complete the regular season with four consecutive double-digits scoring games, increasing her season total to 14...for her career, Benz, who is second on the team in scoring with a 9.9 points a game average, has registered 38 double-digit scoring games.
Moving Up The Career Charts...: Kate Benz's career rebound total stands at 689, fourth all-time in school history...with 11 rebounds, Benz will become just the fourth player in school history to reach the 700-rebound plateau...next up on the list for Benz is Jenni Ruff, who pulled down 727 rebounds from 1993-96...the all-time career rebounding leader in WSU history is Cassandra Overby, who pulled down 875 rebounds from 1981-84....in addition, with 806 career points, Benz has cracked the school's top 20 list in that category.
...And Single-Season List: If the season ended today, Benz's 248 rebounds would place her sixth on the school's single-season rebounding list...last year, Benz grabbed 254 rebounds, fifth best in school history...the single-season school record is 294 rebounds by Jennifer Grey (1975).
Player Of The Week: For the first time in nine years, a Washington State Cougar earned Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Week accolades...Kate Benz earned the honor for the week of Feb. 13-19 conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced, Feb. 20...the honor is the first for Washington State since Jan. 27, 1997 when Jade Hyett earned the award...it is the 10th all-time selection for WSU... Benz averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, one assist, 1.5 blocks and 0.5 steals in two games as the Cougars split their home weekend series with Oregon and Oregon State...for the week, Benz shot 52.1 percent from the field (12-of-23) and 75 percent (6-of-8) from the foul line...in the 68-53 win over Oregon, Feb. 18, Benz produced game-highs in points (17) and rebounds (12) in leading WSU to its eighth win of the season and its first over Oregon since the 2001 season...she shot 54.5 percent from the floor (6-of-11) and was a perfect 5-of-5 from the charity stripe...in the first half, Benz nearly pulled down as many rebounds (eight) as the entire Ducks team (10)...two days earlier vs. Oregon State, Benz recorded a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Hawaii 21-B: Benz pulled down a total of 50 rebounds (for a 16.7 per game average) en route to earning an all-tournament team selection at the 27th Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 25-27...the junior from Portland, Ore., pulled down a career-best 21 rebounds -- just one shy of the school record -- in the Cougars' 74-51 win over Idaho State, Nov. 26...the WSU single-game school rebounding record is 22 - set by Jennifer Grey twice in 1975 and matched by Amy Saneholtz 20 years later...although Benz just missed the school's rebound mark, she did establish a WSU defensive rebound single-game standard with 17 (shattering the previous mark of 13 set by three players, including Benz) and the Wahine Classic record for rebounds in a game (previously 19)...Benz is just the third player to record 20 or more rebounds in a game in WSU history...along with Saneholtz's 1995 performance, Grey hit the 20-rebound barrier four times in 1975...Benz, whose previous career-high was 19 rebounds against San Diego State in 2003, had secured her 10th rebound just over 11 minutes in to the first half...Benz ended the first 20 minutes with 15 rebounds...with 12 points, Benz posted her 13th career double-double and her second of the season...sandwiched around the 21-rebound performance was a 15-rebound effort in a 68-63 loss to Hawaii, Nov. 25 and a 14-rebound game in a 65-64 win over Cal-State Northridge, Nov. 27.
Injury Update: The Cougars lost guard Dani Montgomery to a broken right hand that was sustained in the early moments of Thursday's (Feb. 23) game against California. Montgomery is the sixth guard to miss action for the Cougars due to injury this season. The other five are:
o Last Saturday's Stanford game marked the 12th consecutive contest Charmaine Jones has missed due to a right high ankle sprain sustained versus USC, Jan. 12. Jones had missed two games earlier in the season with a concussion that occurred against Arizona, Dec. 29. Jones has been cleared to play in regards to the injury but will remain in Pullman to concentrate on her academic studies.
o Adriane Ferguson, who was out of commission for 12 games because of a broken right fifth (pinky) finger sustained against Idaho State, Nov. 26.
o Brynn Bemis sustained a left ankle subluxation at practice Jan. 31 and is out for the season.
o Due to a right foot injury that occurred during the 2003-04 season, Nikki Stratton decided to end her collegiate basketball career. Stratton redshirted the 2004-05 campaign for medical reasons and played 13 games this season, averaging 4.2 points a game.
o Amanda DuRocher injured her right wrist at Boise State, Dec. 4 and sat out the Dec. 10 Minnesota game due to the injury.
Ranked Opposition: Last week's game at No. 15 Stanford marked the fifth time the Cougars faced an Associated Press ranked opponent this season...the Cougars fell to the Cardinal 78-47...WSU lost to No. 19 Arizona State, 75-65, at Pullman, Jan. 26...the Cougars played three AP top-25 opponents in December...WSU lost to No. 11 Arizona State 72-47 at Tempe, New Years' Eve...the Cougars fell to No. 14 Minnesota 83-57 at Minneapolis, Dec. 10...in the conference opener against No. 10 Stanford, WSU fell to the Cardinal 76-56 at Pullman, Dec. 20...the last ranked opponent the Cougars defeated was No. 22/19 (AP/USA Today) Arizona, 93-86, at Pullman, Feb. 10, 2001.
20 Twice: Amanda DuRocher's pair of 20-point efforts (UCLA, Jan. 14; UW, Feb. 5) along with Katie Appleton's 20-point game (Boise State, Dec. 4) marks the first time two freshmen have scored 20 or more points in a game for WSU since the 1997-98 season...that year Alke Dietel and Tricia Lamb reached the 20-point plateau, Dietel four times.
20/20: After a pair of scoreless games, freshman Amanda DuRocher broke out of her slump with 12 points at Stanford, Feb. 25...it was DuRocher's 13th double-digit scoring game of the season...DuRocher has posted two 20-point games this season, most recently versus Washington, Feb. 5 and also against UCLA, Jan. 14...DuRocher shot 7-of-13 from the field against the Bruins, including three treys, en route to posting the second 20-point performance by a Cougar freshman this season (Katie Appleton scored 20 at Boise State, Dec. 4)...DuRocher's previous season-best scoring effort came at Boise State (19 points)...she is averaging 8.2 points a game.
Beyond The Arc: The freshman duo of Appleton (49) and DuRocher (48) have combined for 97 treys so far this season...duo set the school's standard for freshman combined 3-pointers in a season, passing the previous best of 91 set by Joanna Smith (69) and Jennifer Ludwicki (22) in 1996-97... both players have cracked the school's top 10 list in single-season 3-point field goals made...currently, Appleton is tied for sixth while DuRocher is ninth...DuRocher is seventh in the conference in 3-point field goals made (1.85/game) while Appleton is eighth (1.81/game).
Crazy Eights: The 68-53 win over Oregon, Feb. 18 was the Cougars' eighth win of the year...the Cougars won six games each of the two previous seasons...the last time the Cougars won more than seven games in a season was the 2000-01 campaign (11)... the 15-point margin was the largest margin of victory for the Cougars in a Pac-10 game since Feb. 24, 2001...that day, WSU defeated California 74-59...the win was the Cougars' first over Oregon since 2001.
Moore Points: Keisha Moore saw her five-game double-digit scoring streak end with eight points at Stanford, Feb. 28...Moore has scored in double figures in eight of the last 10 games with the two exceptions being eight-point efforts at Stanford and at Washington, Feb. 5... for the season, Moore has scored in double figures in 15 games...over the last 10 games, Moore has averaged 14.7 points a game...highlighted among those games was a career-best 28-point performance versus Arizona, Jan. 28...also grabbed 12 rebounds against the Wildcats to secure her second double-double of the season...latest double-double occurred at UCLA, Feb. 9 with 17 points and 11 rebounds...Moore reached double figures in four straight games from Dec. 29 to Jan. 7...during the stretch, Moore averaged 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds a game...Moore secured her first double-double of the season, and her Cougar career, with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Arizona, Dec. 29...two days later at Arizona State, Moore poured in a game-high 20 points...Moore leads the team in scoring (11.6 points/game)...is fifth in the conference in blocked shots (1.28); is seventh in free throw percentage (.767) and is ninth in rebounding (6.8/game).
Appleton Cup: Freshman Katie Appleton is averaging 8.7 points a game and has scored in double-digits 11 times...scored 10 points in both games at the L.A. schools Feb. 9 and 11...averaged 15 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals in wins over Cal State Northridge (Dec. 2) and Boise State (Dec. 4).
3 Games, 7 Days: WSU tipped off February with a busy slate, playing three road games in a seven-day span...the stretch began at Washington, Sunday, Feb. 5 in a game that was televised live on FSN...the Cougars headed right back on the road to Los Angeles for games at UCLA, Feb. 9 and USC, Feb. 11.
Seeing Double: Senior Keisha Moore and junior Kate Benz each scored a double-double in the Cougars' 84-77 victory over Arizona, Jan. 28...Moore had 28 points and 12 boards, both WSU career-bests, while Benz scored a career-high 24 points while also adding 11 rebounds... the duo led an offensive attack that scored the most points in a game since a 93-86 victory over, coincidentally, Arizona, Feb. 10, 2001 at Beasley...coincidentally, the other time the tandem of Moore and Benz tallied double-doubles in the same game this season came against Arizona at Tucson, Dec. 29...in that game, Benz had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Moore added 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Double-Digit Jones: Prior to sustaining a high ankle sprain against USC, Jan. 12, senior Charmaine Jones returned to action in a big way by scoring a game-high 18 points (14 in the second half) in the 73-70 loss to Washington, Jan. 7...prior to the UW game, Jones missed the Cougars' last two games due to a concussion she sustained at Arizona Dec. 29...it was Jones' seventh double-digit scoring game of the season...Jones was as warm as the Hawaii weather at the Wahine Classic, Thanksgiving weekend...Jones scored in double figures in all three games of the tournament, averaging 14.7 points a contest.
Cougar Notes: WSU has played two overtime games this season...the last time the team played multiple overtime games in a season was the 1991-92 campaign...WSU played three extra sessions that season, going 2-1...with a 12-point effort at Eastern Washington, Jan. 3, Nikki Stratton became the ninth Cougar to score in double-digits in a game this season...10 players have started at least one game for WSU...Benz is the only player to start every game...the 6-1 start was WSU's best since beginning the 1994-95 season with a 7-1 mark...freshman Ebonee Coates is tied for ninth in the Pac-10 in blocks (.78/game).
Trifecta: The 66-57 victory over Pepperdine, Nov. 18 was the third consecutive season-opening victory for the Cougars...the last time the program strung together three straight season-opening wins was from the 1990-91 season through the 1992-93 campaign.
Third-Largest Attendance: The crowd of 6,532 at the Dec. 10 WSU-Minnesota game was the third-largest audience that the team has played in front of...the largest attendance figure at a WSU game was 6,746, Jan. 27, 1996 at Stanford...the second largest was 6,608, Feb. 26, 1994 at Washington.
Overtime Thriller: In the Cougars' 80-76 overtime win over Boise State, Dec. 4, the freshman duo of Katie Appleton and Amanda DuRocher combined for 39 points... Appleton scored 20 points - including nine in overtime - while DuRocher contributed 19 points, a point total that was primarily accounted for by five 3-pointers...it was the program's first overtime win since Dec. 22, 1996 (coincidentally, defeated Boise State 79-78 at Boise).
Cougars Sweep Exhibition Slate: Propelled by a pair of 13-0 runs, the Cougars defeated Baden Sports 73-58 in an exhibition game Oct. 31 at Friel Court...junior Adriane Ferguson (Spokane, Wash.) led a quartet of Cougars who scored in double figures with 19 points...freshman Katie Appleton (14 points), junior Kate Benz (13 points) and senior Charmaine Jones (11 points) also reached double-digits in points...WSU made it two in a row with a 65-57 win over Lewis-Clark State Nov. 11 at Bohler Gym... Keisha Moore recorded a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds while Adriane Ferguson added 14 points for WSU...Ferguson completed the exhibition season averaging 16.5 points a game.
Kate's Chronicles: During the season, junior Kate Benz will chronicle her experiences with the WSU basketball team on the Cougars' athletic website wsucougars.com...click the link entitled 'Kate's Chronicles' on the WSU women's basketball home page to read Kate's thoughts throughout the 2005-06 season.
A Look at the 2005-06 Cougars:
No. 5 Nikki Stratton: Due to a right foot injury that occurred during the 2003-04 season, has decided to end her collegiate basketball career...scored a career-high 12 points playing a career-high 20 minutes at Eastern Washington, Jan. 3...entire point total at Eastern came in the second half...seen action in 13 games...scored nine points versus USC, Jan. 12...scored eight points in nine minutes including two 3-pointers against Cal State Northridge at home Dec. 2...averaged 4.2 points a contest...redshirted last season for medical reasons.
No. 11 Crystal Blue: Seen action in 26 games, starting 15...played a career and season-high 36 minutes against California, Feb. 23 and registered five points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals against the Bears...scored a game-tying high 17 points in the win over Oregon, Feb. 18...played a career-high 33 minutes and scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting against UCLA, Feb. 9...had career-high five assists against both ASU and Arizona, Jan. 26 and 28...scored 14 points and pulled down a career-high eight rebounds Jan. 21 at Oregon State...recorded 10 points and six rebounds versus UCLA, Jan. 14...had career-highs of 18 points and six rebounds Nov. 27 against Cal State Northridge at Wahine Classic...scored eight points in Northridge rematch at home Dec. 2...scored seven points against St. Mary's at home, Nov. 20...averaging 6.0 points and 2.9 rebounds a game...one of three seniors on the team...transfer from Odessa College.
No. 12 Brynn Bemis: Seen action in nine games... sustained a left ankle subluxation at practice Jan. 31 and is out for the season...played a career-high 11 minutes against both Arizona State, Jan. 26 and Eastern Washington, Jan. 3...had a career-high three assists against ASU...scored three points against the Eagles...played in four games last season... walked on the team in November 2004...goalkeeper for the Cougar soccer team.
No. 13 Katie Appleton: Started 25 of 27 games...fourth on the team in scoring (8.7 points per game)...has 49 treys this season, which is tied for sixth on the school's all-time list in that category...also averaging 3.4 rebounds a game... is seventh in the Pac-10 in 3-point field goal made (1.81/game)...scored 10 points at UCLA, Feb. 9 and USC, Feb. 11...played a season-high 39 minutes against Oregon State Jan. 21...averaged 11 points in two games against the Oregon schools on the road Jan. 19 and 21...shot 60 percent from the field (6-of-10) and poured in 20 points, including nine in overtime, in win against Boise State, Dec. 4...had 10 points and seven rebounds in home victory against Cal State Northridge, Dec. 2...reached double figures in scoring in 11 games...one of five freshmen on the team...from Big Bear Lake, Calif.
No. 14 Amanda DuRocher: Played in 26 games, starting 17...averaging 8.2 points a game...has 13 double-digit scoring efforts this season...latest came at Stanford, Feb. 25, when she scored a team-high 12 points, all on 3-point field goals...has 48 total treys on the season, which is ninth on the school's all-time list in that category ...had season-high five assists at California, Feb. 23...is sixth in the conference in 3-point field goals made (1.83/game)...latest effort came at USC, Feb. 11 with 15 points, including four 3-pointers...led team against UW, Feb. 5 with 20 points...was second 20-point game of season...scored a game-high 16 points against Arizona State, Jan. 26...scored 14 points at Oregon State, Jan. 21...poured in 20 points against UCLA, Jan. 14...shot 7-of-13 from the field, including three treys vs. the Bruins...injured right wrist during the win over Boise State, Dec. 4...missed Minnesota game due to injury...scored 19 points including five 3-pointers against Boise State...scored 11 points in three consecutive games from Dec. 20-29...12-point effort versus Washington, Jan.7...one of five freshmen on the team...from Spanaway, Wash...led Bethel High in scoring each of her three years on varsity team.
No. 22 Dani Montgomery: Seen action in 26 of 27 games, starting six...broke right hand during the opening moments of game at California, Feb. 23...averaged 3.6 points a game...bested previous career-high of eight points (against Portland in 2004) with 12 points in win over Idaho State, Nov. 26...made 6-of-9 field goals against the Bengals...had seven points at USC, Feb. 11...pulled down a season-best five rebounds at UCLA, Feb. 9...scored 10 points versus UW, Jan. 7...eight points at Minnesota, Dec. 10...averaging 3.7 points a game...played in 24 games as a freshman, starting three.
No. 23 Charmaine Jones: Has missed the last 12 games with a right high ankle sprain sustained versus USC, Jan. 12...has been cleared to play in regards to the injury but will remain in Pullman to concentrate on her academic studies....returned to action against UW, Jan. 7 after missing the two previous games due to concussion sustained at Arizona, Dec. 29...started all 11 games prior to injury...scored a game-high 18 points, including 14 in the second half, against UW...scored 19 points against Pepperdine Nov. 18...hit 9-of-9 free throws and dished out three assists against the Waves...had six assists Nov. 20 against St. Mary's...16 points against Hawaii Nov. 25...averaging 9.9 points per game...scored in double-digits seven times.
No. 24 Adriane Ferguson: Team co-captain with fellow junior Kate Benz... returned to action Jan. 19 at Oregon after missing 12 games with a broken right fifth (pinky) finger sustained against Idaho State, Nov. 26...has not missed a game since...made four starts in four appearances prior to injury...scored five points against USC, Feb. 11...team-high 12-point and nine-rebound performance against St. Mary's, Nov. 20...averaging 3.9 points and 2.8 rebounds a game.
No. 31 Heather Molzen: Seen action in 16 games...scored three point in two minutes against Stanford, Feb. 25...two blocks against St. Mary's, Nov. 20...seven rebounds against Hawaii, Nov. 25...averaging 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds a contest... 4-year letter winner and starter at El Capitan High, where she averaged 18 points and 11 rebounds as a senior...one of five Cougar freshmen...from Lakeside, Calif.
No. 32 Kate Benz: Co-captain of team with junior Adriane Ferguson...defended Pac-10 regular season rebounding title in 2005-06 with a 9.2 average...started all 27 games... has been a starter in every game in career...earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors, Feb. 20...first Cougar in nine years to garner award...had seventh double-double of the season against California, Feb. 23, with 15 points and 11 rebounds...just missed fourth consecutive double-double two days later against Stanford, when she had 10 points and eight assists...posted two double-doubles against the Oregon schools, Feb. 16 & 18...tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds in win over Ducks, Feb. 18...also leads the conference in defensive rebounds (6.44/game)... has 689 career rebounds, which is fourth all-time in school history. ...led the Pac-10 in rebounding in 2004-05, becoming the first player in WSU women's basketball history to do so...recorded fourth double-double of the season against Arizona, Jan. 28. with 24 points and 11 boards...point total was career-high... previous career-high point total was 23 against Boise State, Nov. 19, 2004...had 14 points against Oregon Jan. 19...posted third double-double of season with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Arizona, Dec. 29...became third player in school history to record a 20-rebound game with 21 rebounds versus Idaho State, Nov. 27...total was just one off the school record...11 points, 12 rebounds and three steals against St. Mary's, Nov. 20....15 rebounds against Hawaii, Nov. 25...along with 21 rebounds, tallied 12 points against Idaho State to earn another double-double ...averaging 9.9 points a game, which is second on the team.
No. 34 Ebonee Coates: Played in all 27 games, starting four...three blocked shots against California, Feb. 23...had first career double-digit scoring game against Arizona State, Jan. 26, with 10 points...pulled down seven rebounds against USC Feb. 11...had seven points against Oregon, Jan. 19...recorded eight rebounds and four blocks against Pepperdine in Nov. 18 season-opening home victory...had 12 rebounds against St. Mary's, Nov. 20...averaging 2.8 points and 3.3 rebounds a game...from Tacoma, Wash., where she played at Curtis High...is ninth in the Pac-10 in blocks (.78)...one of five Cougar freshmen.
No. 41 Keisha Moore: Leads the team in scoring (11.6 points/game)...is fifth in the conference in blocked shots (1.28); is seventh in free throw percentage (.767) and is ninth in rebounding (6.8/game)...has scored in double figures in eight of the last 10 games with the two exceptions being eight-point efforts at Stanford and at Washington, Feb. 5...for the season, has scored in double figures in 15 games...over the last 10 games, has averaged 14.7 points a game...had 14 points and seven rebounds while attempting a career-high 17 field goals against California, Feb. 23...tallied 12 points and seven rebounds in win over Oregon,. Feb. 18...posted WSU career-highs of 28 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Arizona, Jan. 28...point total came on 9-of-13 shooting from the field...had 18 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead team in each category against USC, Feb. 11...also led team against UCLA, Feb. 9, when she had 17 points, 11 rebounds, four steals and three assists...one of three Cougars to score 14 points at Oregon State, Jan. 21...prior to Jan. 14 UCLA game had scored in double-figures in four consecutive games...during the stretch, averaged 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds a game...scored a then WSU career-high 20 points at Arizona State, Dec. 31...secured her first double-double of the season-and her Cougar career-with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Arizona, Dec. 29...tied a WSU career-high with 11 rebounds versus Stanford, Dec. 20.
No. 55 Sabrina Shired: Made 19 appearances, including first career WSU start at Minnesota, Dec. 10...scored six points on 3-of-4 shooting at Stanford, Feb. 25...recorded five points and five rebounds at Oregon State, Jan. 21...had five points and five rebounds Jan. 21 at Oregon State...scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds at Boise State, Dec. 4...averaging 1.8 points and 1.4 rebounds a contest... one of five freshmen on the team (redshirt)... from Petaluma, Calif.
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