Armed with a first-round bye, UC Davis opens Wednesday at the Bren Events Center at UC Irvine
Bertsch named to second team and all-freshman squad; Gianotti and Marfone named honorable mention
UC Davis welcomes 14-win Long Beach State, third-place UC Santa Barbara to The Pavilion
Winners of four straight, UC Davis heads to UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly with unbeaten mark on the line
UC Davis carries a three-game winning streak and unbeaten Big West mark into clash with UC Irvine
2009-10: Saw action in 31 games, making 6 starts... Scored 147 points (4.7 ppg) with 93 rebounds (3.0)... Finished 2nd on team with 21 blocks... Shot .396 (53-for-134) from the field, improving to an even .400 (18-for-45) from three-point range... Also delivered on 23 of 35 (.657) at the free-throw line... Added 34 assists and 30 steals... Posted season-best 11 points with 6 rebounds at Saint Mary's (12/2), then matched that scoring high with 6 assists in just 16 minutes vs. Long Beach State (2/18)... Swatted 4 shots vs. UC Irvine (2/13)... Grabbed season-best 7 rebounds twice: vs. Sacramento State (12/13) and at Cal State Northridge (1/4).
2008-09: BIG WEST CONFERENCE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG WEST HONORABLE MENTION... ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM... Started 28 of 29 games played... Posted a team-high two double-doubles during season: 14-10 at Sacramento State (12/13) and 14-12 vs. UC Riverside (2/7)... Also ended regular-season with 10-rebound effort at Cal State Northridge (3/4), making pair of free throws in final seconds to help Aggies record crucial 53-50 win... Scored 14 pts with four treys in BWC Tourney game against Northridge.. Led league in three-point percentage (.465) for conference games... Was (.407) for all games... Had particularly hot stretch during Central Coast trip, finishing 6 of 7 from beyond the arc (.857) at UCSB (1/22) and Cal Poly (1/24), making her first six tries... Was 2nd on team with 35 three-pointers... Blocked four shots against Arizona State... Averaged 9.3 ppg in BWC contests... Finished regular season with 158 total rebounds, second-most on team (5.4 avg.) behind Paige Mintun... Her 18 blocked shots trailed only Mintun (31)... Had 6 steals at Sacraemento State and four assists at Creighton, both season-highs.
BEAR RIVER HS '07: Led Bruins to Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championships as a junior and senior... ... Averaged 16.9 points and 8.2 rebounds per game with 97 blocked shots in 2006-07, earning second-team nod on Sacramento Bee All-Metro squad... Sprung for 15.4 ppg, 8.8 rpg with 120 blocks as a junior... Named as Pioneer Valley League MVP that year, helping team win third straight conference title... Selected as class valedictorian.
PERSONAL: Born in Lodi, Calif.... Exercise biology major... Parents are Jan & Debi Juric... If not for basketball, would like to play Aggie volleyball... Chose UC Davis because "I could feel that I belonged there when I visited."