In the semifinals for the third consecutive year, top-seeded UC Davis takes on No. 4 UC Santa Barbara
Aggies battle Matadors with trophy, top-seed, and WNIT automatic berth on the line
UC Davis takes on Long Beach State and UC Irvine in battle for tournament seeding
UC Davis celebrates the careers of its departing senior class on Saturday against CSUN
UC Davis bids 'aloha' to Hawai'i in Honolulu before coming home to take on league-leading UC Riverside
CERRITOS COLLEGE: Averaged 12.7 ppg, 4.3 apg and 3.4 rpg as a sophomore in 2001-02... Converted 42 percent from field, 78 percent from free-throw line... Team went 29-6 (including 10-0 in league) and reached California Commision on Athletics (COA) state semifinals... Named to All-South Coast Conference first team... Selected as MVP of Orange Coast Tournament.
HUMBOLDT STATE: Played freshman year for former Aggie Pam Martin, averaging 9.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 5.0 apg in 2000-01... Shot 42 percent from the field, 71 percent from the line... Named to Humboldt Classic all-tournament team.
SAINT JOSEPH HS '00: Earned All-Del Rey League honors all four years, including first-team honors in each of last three seasons... Won second-team All-Southern Section honors as a sophomore and junior, then first-team status as a senior... Selected to Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team as a junior and senior and Los Angeles Times All-Area team as a senior... Distinguished nominee for Lakewood Hall of Fame in each of her last two seasons... Twice voted team MVP plus Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year as a freshman... Key stats: 19.0 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 3.7 apg in 1999-2000; 24.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.0 in 1998-99; 19.5 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.7 apg in 1997-98; 15.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.4 apg in 1996-97.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 23, 1982 in Los Angeles, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Christopher & Suzzette Decuir... Name is pronounced "deh-CURE"... Career highlight was hitting winning free throws with :08 remaining to lead Cerritos over L.A. Trade Tech... Coincidentally, L.A. Trade Tech is her father's alma mater... Sports hero is Wilt Chamberlain, non-sports hero is her brother, Ben... Given the opportunity to assemble three famous figures to a dinner, she would invite Chamberlain, Mother Teresa and virologist Jonas Salk... Would title her autobiography, "Quiet Courage"... Her dream vacation would be to visit the pyramids in Egypt.