Aggie junior comes out of the gate strong during first weekend of the regular season
UC Davis opens WNIT with first-round contest at Utah
UC Davis opens final week of the regular season at UC Riverside on Thursday
Junior forward averaged 22.0 ppg and shot 63 percent from both the field and three-point range on the week
Armed with a first-round bye, UC Davis opens Wednesday at the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine
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.