Armed with a first-round bye, UC Davis opens Wednesday at the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine
UC Davis faces Florida A&M in Women of Troy Classic consolation game
Senior center helps Aggies to three wins last week
Women's basketball players Blair Shinoda and Cortney French graduated on Friday.
UC Davis falls 61-40 after making spirited comeback to climb within striking distance
2011-12:UC Davis' leading scorer off the bench, averaging 6.0 points per game... Ranked second in the Big West in three-point field goal percentage with a .387 clip from beyond the arc hitting a team-leading 42 treys... Shot 72 percent from the free throw line (16-22)... Knocked down 4 from long range in season-opening win at Washington on Nov. 11... Scored a career-high 16 points at Cal Poly on Jan. 28, hitting 5-of-8 from the field and 3-of-5 from three-point range... Put up double-digit scoring efforts 8 times, including in each of the final 3 games of the season, including 12 points in WNIT matchup at Oregon State (Mar. 15)... Grabbed a career-high 8 rebounds in Big West Tournament quarterfinal game on Mar. 6.
2009-10: Played in 30 games as reserve... Averaged 9.0 minutes per appearance but tallied 123 points for highest per-minute scoring average among non-starters... Shot 38-for-107 (.355) from the field, most of which (32-of-84, .381) came from beyond the arc... Also sank 15 of 17 free throws (.882)... Added 21 rebounds, 8 assists and 15 steals... Drained 5 of 8 three-pointers for season-high 15 points vs. Kansas State (12/29)... Shot 5-for-7 FGs, including perfect 4-for-4 from long range, 14-point showing vs. San Francisco (11/17)... Added 2 steals in just 13 minutes in that game... Scored 11 points with season-high 5 rebounds vs. Sacramento State (12/13).
2008-09: Three-point specialist for UC Davs who has made 33, second-most on team behind Genevieve Costello... Twice made a season-high tying four three-pointers against UC Irvine (1/17) and Cal State Bakersfield (2/25)... Scored 14 points in both those games for season-highs... Made three starts in middle of conference season... Made a three-pointer in seven straight games entering postseason and was 13 of 29 (.448) during that stretch... Had 11 points off the bench at Creighton... Played a season-high 27 minutes against Bakersfield... Scored in double figures in five games, all of them coming off the bench.
ST. MARY'S HS '08: Garnered first-team Tri-City Athletic League and all-area honors as a senior... Helped team to 22-1 record and Sac-Joaquin Section championship... The lone loss was the NorCal Division III title game... Averaged 13.5 points, 4.0 rebounds per game as a junior, hitting 96 three-pointers... Named to All-TCAL first team that year... Lifetime Member of California Scholarship Federation... Won school's Presidental Award for academic achievement... Four-year Honor Roll member.
PERSONAL: Born in Stockton, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics and has career aspirations of becoming an administrator within a college athletics department... Parents are Jeff & Carol French... Has one younger brother, Devin... Cousins Nik and Kris Barr played water polo for UC Davis' league rival Loyola Marymount.