UC Davis collects eighth consecutive victory as defense holds San Francisco to under 30 percent from the field
Senior Rachel Nagel notches a career-high 23 points as UC Davis improves to 6-0
Bertsch finishes with 20 points for the fourth straight game; Nagel adds 10 rebounds
UC Davis plays a pair of matinees against the Thunderbirds and Redhawks this weekend
Bertsch posts third straight 20-point game, Gianotti records double-double in big road win
WESTERN MENNONITE SCHOOL '16
Three-year letter winner for the Pioneers at Western Mennonite School in Salem, Ore., helping her team to a pair of Tri-River Conference titles… Did not play as a senior due to injury… Three-time first-team Class 2A all-state selection and the 2A state player of the year as a junior while helping the Pioneers to their first state title… Averaged 15 points and 14.7 rebounds as a junior, earning a share of the state 2A player of the year honors as well as Tri-River Conference Player of the Year honors… Named to the state 2A all-tournament team and the Nike Interstate Shootout All-Star Team as a junior… Finished with 17 points and 23 rebounds in a semifinal win over Union HS… Added 12 points and 17 rebounds in the championship against Burns HS… Averaged 13.6 points and 10.3 rebounds as a sophomore, helping the Pioneers to the state championship game, and 14.6 points and 14.5 rebounds as a freshman, earning her team a state semifinal berth… Named to the McMinnville News Register All-Valley first team her first three prep seasons in both basketball and soccer, while also earning All-Valley honors in basketball from the Salem Statesman Journal… Also played three years of soccer for the Pioneers as a goalkeeper, earning a trio of all-league honors… Plays for the AAU Oregon Elite, earning MVP honors at the 2012 End of Trail Shootout and all-tournament honors at the 2014 tournament.
Parents are Ryan and Charlene… Has two siblings: Momo and Jaypu… Her grandfather played basketball at Willamette University… Most people don't know that bananas are her favorite food (they do now)… Proudest personal accomplishment was winning the Oregon State 2A basketball championship as a junior… Favorite facility that she's competed in is the Moda Center (home of the Portland Trail Blazers)… Top three things on her bucket list are to travel to every continent, dunk a basketball, and own a Great Dane.