UC Davis takes on second-place UC Santa Barbara in Big West semifinal rematch
UC Davis returns to College Insider Top 10 in latest poll
Bertsch finishes with game-high 26 points to lead four in double figures
UC Davis travels to UC Irvine before hosting Hawai'i to tip-off Big West play
UC Davis joins host Rams, Yale, and Hartford, in two-day event
Big West Conference Tournament Semifinals - No. 4 UC Davis vs. No. 1 UC Riverside (Honda Center - Anaheim, Calif.)
UC Davis takes on top-ranked Connecticut at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
2015-16: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... BIG WEST ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM... The only Aggie player to start all 32 games on the season... Finished her career ranked No. 6 on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,308 points, becoming the 17th player in the history of the program to reach the 1,000-point milestone on Dec. 3 at Saint Mary's... Also ranks fourth on the career rebounding list (708) and second on the all-time blocked shots list (147)... Her 50 blocks as a senior rank second on the single-season list... Ranks among the program's Division I best in 11 different career categories, including holding the record for field goal percentage (.493), free throws made (340), free throw attempts (464), rebounds, rebounding average (6.0 rpg), and blocked shots... Set a school Big West Tournament single-game record with her perfect 7-for-7 night from the line against UC Riverside in the semifinals on March 11... Ranked second on the team -- and eighth in the Big West -- in scoring at 12.4 ppg... Stood ninth in the league in rebounding (6.3 rpg), grabbing a career-best 200 rebounds as a senior... Also ranked fourth in the league in field goal percentage (.504), third in free throw percentage (.778), second in blocks and blocks per game (1.6 bpg), and sixth in defensive rebounds (4.7 rpg)... Ranked among the top 100 in the NATION in blocked shots per game (No. 98) and overall blocks (No. 92)... Reached double figures 23 times in 32 games, including a season-high 22 points at Portland State on Nov. 27, hitting 8-of-12 from the floor and adding 10 rebounds... Collected four double-doubles in the first eight games of the season, and finished with six overall on the season... Set a season high with 12 rebounds against Long Beach State on Jan. 28... Blocked at least one shot in all but seven games, including a season-high four against San Diego State (Nov. 19) and Cal State Monterey Bay (Dec. 6)... Had a season-high five assists twice against the Aztecs and UC Riverside (Feb. 20)... Named the Big West Player of the Week for the first time in her career on Nov. 30 after helping the Aggies to a perfect 3-0 week with wins over Air Force, Portland State, and Portland, averaging 17.7 points and 8.0 rebounds while shooting just under 60 percent from the floor and hitting 15-of-18 from the line... Became only the eighth different UC Davis women's basketball player to earn player of the week honors... One of six players named to the preseason All-Big West team.
2014-15: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... BIG WEST ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM... Rebounded from a season-ending injury as a sophomore to appear in 30 of the team's 31 games, making 29 starts... Finished the year ranked second on the team in scoring at 13.4 points per game and rebounding at 6.5 rebounds per contest, while shooting .505 from the field and .766 from the free throw line... Ranked seventh in the Big West in scoring and rebounding, while standing second in field goal percentage and fifth in free throw percentage... Also stood among the league's top-10 in field goals (7th), free throws (4th), defensive rebounds (8th), total rebounds (8th), and blocks (5th)... Her 35 blocks tied her total from her sophomore season that ranks tied for seventh on the school's single-season list... Her 68 assists were tied for first on the team with teammate Celia Marfone... Her 111 free throws made are also tied for seventh on the school's single-season list...Led, or shared the team lead, in scoring nine times, while doing so in rebounding 13 times... Led the team with six double-doubles, including a 22-point, 11-rebound effort at San Jose State on Dec. 10... Reached double figures in scoring in all but five of her appearances, including a career-high 27 points in the regular season finale at UC Irvine (March 7)... Posted back-to-back 20-point games against Southern Utah (Dec. 6) and San Jose State... Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds against Utah Valley (Nov. 26) and set a new career benchmark with seven assists against UC Irvine (March 10) in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament... Finished with three blocks in a game seven times, including a career high-tying four blocks against Cal Poly (Feb. 26).
2013-14: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Appeared in 27 games, making 25 starts... Finished the year second on the team in scoring at 13.1 ppg and led the team at 6.3 rpg... Ranked No. 14 in the Big West in scoring and No. 8 in the league in rebounds... Shot a Big West best .557 from the field -- which ranks fifth on the UC Davis single-season charts (minimum 100 attempts)... Also ranked second in the Big West at 1.30 bpg and fourth overall with 35 blocks, the latter ranking tied for seventh on the school's single-season list... Reached double figures in 21 of her 27 contests, including a career-high 24 points on 9-of-16 from the field at Hofstra on Dec. 7... Finished with 20-point games against Cal Poly (20) on Jan. 30, UC Santa Barbara (23) on Feb. 1, at Cal Poly (22) on Feb. 27, and UC Irvine (20) on March 8... Had a streak of nine-consecutive double-digit scoring performances from Jan. 2-Feb. 6... Also reached double figures in points in each of her last eight contests of the season before suffering an injury against UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament... Grabbed a career-high tying 11 rebounds to complete her second career double-double (10 points) against Cal State Northridge at home on Jan. 9... Logged her first career double-double against San Jose State on Nov. 26 with 13 points and 10 rebounds and added a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds against Cal Poly on Feb. 27... set and tied a career high with four blocks against Long Beach State (Jan. 11) and UC Irvine (March 8).
2012-13: 2012-13 BIG WEST CONFERENCE ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM... Appeared in 29 games, starting 27 as a true freshman... Logged 20.8 minutes per game and 5.3 points per game... Finished second on the Aggies in rebounds per game with 4.9, including a team high 46 offensive rebounds... Led the Aggies in blocks with 27, good for sixth in the Big West Conference... Started her first career Aggie appearance on Nov. 9 against Pepperdine, grabbing six board and a career high three steals in 19 minutes... Logged a career high in rebounds with 11 against Santa Clara on Dec. 16 and points with 16 on six-of-seven shooting against Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 24... Had three games with three blocks each... Shot a perfect 100 percent from the free throw line on four separate occasions.
EL TORO HS '12: Capped off outstanding prep career as an All-CIF Division IA first team selection as well as South Coast League MVP accolades... All-conference first-team and All-Orange County second team honoree, averaging 15.3 points and 11.9 rebounds per game... Led El Toro HS to the second round of the CIF State Girls Div. I Basketball Championship after advancing to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Div. IA semifinals... Averaged a double-double as a junior as well with 16.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game to go along with a 73.7 percent clip from the charity stripe... Earned All-South Coast Conference first team honors and was voted team MVP at the end of her junior year... Three-year member of OC Elite club team.
PERSONAL: Parents are Michael and Kathleen Doherty... Sister Erin is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara... Majoring in communication... If not for basketball, she would play either volleyball or soccer.
Points: 27, at UC Irvine -- 03/07/15
Rebounds: 12, vs. Long Beach State -- 1/28/16; at Utah Valley -- 11/26/14
Assists: 7, vs UC Irvine -- 03/10/15
Steals: 4, Cal State Fullerton -- 02/23/13
Blocks: 4, Six Times (Last: vs. Cal State Monterey Bay -- 12/6/15)
FG made: 10, at San Jose State -- 12/10/14
FG attempts: 19, at San Jose State -- 12/10/14
3FG made: 1, 8 times
3FG attempts: 3, vs Souther Utah -- 12/06/14
FT made: 11, at UC Irvine -- 03/07/15
FT attempts: 15, at UC Irvine -- 03/07/15