Genevieve Costello
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spring Valley, Calif.

High School:
Mount Miguel HS '05

Height:
5-5

Position:
G

Major:
Exercise Biology

2007-08: Saw action in all 31 games last year, averaging 16.0 minutes per contest... Averaged 4.5 ppg and 1.4 apg... Shot .907 FT (39 of 43) from the line to lead the team while canning 23 three-pointers... Enjoyed career night at Cal State Northridge (2/9), going for 21 pts, including 18 in the 1st half when she scored the Aggies' final 14 before intermission... Had a trio of three-pointers during that run, including 1 just before the halftime buzzer... Had 13 points during the Aggies' overtime home loss to UCSB (1/24) and added 11 in home win over Cal State Northridge (1/10)... Canned a career-high tying 3 treys in the latter matchup... Made a pair of three-pointers in 5 other games... Great free throw shooter who had 3 games where she went perfect from the stripe with at least 4 makes... Included was a 6-for-6 performance vs. UCSB (1/24)... Grabbed a season-best 4 boards in opener vs. Sacramento State (11/11).

2006-07: Started 27 of 29 games played, averaging 32.3 minutes per appearance (938 total)... Averaged 8.7 points per game... Led Aggies with 78 assists while finishing 2nd on team with 55 steals... Shot .381 (91-for-239) from the field, .776 (45-for-58) from the line... Drained 26 three-pointers, 4th on team... Took over starting job after scoring 15 points with 4 assists and 4 steals in 34 minutes vs. Gonzaga (11/12)... Had 10 games with double-figured points, including five in a span of six games (11/12-12/2)... Scored season-best 20 points vs. Brown, helped by 10 of 13 from the line (12/2)... Earned all-tournament at the Brown Classic in part for that effort... Played all 40 minutes at Oregon State, scoring 10 points with 6 assists (11/26).

2005-06: Played in 26 games as a reserve, logging 253 minutes... Scored 67 points (2.6 ppg) with 16 steals... Near-perfect from the free-throw line, hitting 13 of 14 attempts (.929)... Shot 22-for-49 from the field (.449), 10-for-25 (.400) from three-point range... First substantial appearance was at Portland, in which she hit 5 of 8 FGs (including 3-for-4 from outside the arc) for career-high 13 points in 31 minutes... Shot 4-for-4 for 9 points to go with 3 rebounds and 3 assists vs. Southern Utah (12/8)... Drained 8-for-8 from the line in 11-point performance vs. Bethany (12/28)... Played 29 points at Sacramento State (12/10), shooting 3-for-7 with a pair of threes.

MOUNT MIGUEL HS '05: Earned first-team All-Grossmont South League honors all four years, including MVP accolades as a senior... Also selected to All-San Diego Section first team as a junior and senior, second team as a sophomore and freshman... Team won four straight CIF-SDS titles, posting combined record of 116-18, including spotless 38-0 mark in conference play... Key stats: 11.5 ppg, 6.3 apg ,4.0 spg, .848 FT percent as a senior; 11.3 ppg, 4.5 apg, 3.3 spg as a junior; 11.0 ppg, 3.9 apg, 3.0 spg as a sophomore, 10.2 ppg, 3.6 apg, 2.3 spg as a freshman... Selected to San Diego Union Tribune all-academic first team... Also competed in cross country, earning team MVP honors in 2005; and golf, picking up similar merit in 2002.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Paul & Myrna Costello... Youngest of five siblings... As a superstition, will not tuck in her jersey until gametime.