Blair Shinoda
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Ana, Calif.

High School:
Foothill HS '09

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Major:
Sociology

2011-12: Started 18 of 30 games, averaging 25.0 minutes per game... Shot 41 percent from the field and a team-leading 79 percent from the free throw line... Averaged 7.5 points per game while also grabbing 3.4 rebounds per game... Dished out 68 assists, third most on the team, and had 33 steals and 12 blocks... Averaged 8.7 points per game during Big West Conference play... Scored in double figures in 10 games... Poured in a career-high 18 points against Pacific on Jan. 21, hitting 9-of-9 from the charity stripe... Scored 13 against UC Irvine (2/9) on 5-of-11 shooting, hitting a career-high 3 treys... Shot 4-of-5 from the field at Cal Poly on Jan. 28 for 11 points... Grabbed a career-high 10 boards against San Francisco on Nov. 28.

2010-11: Played in all 33 games, averaging 17.9 minutes off the bench... Shot nearly identical percentages from 3-point (.444) and overall (.442) to average 4.4 points per game... Led team in free throw percentage (.800)... Finished with 6 points, shooting 2-for-2 from beyond the arc in NCAA Tournament first round game at Stanford (3/19)... Scored 4 points in Big West Tournament championship vs. Cal Poly (3/12), going 2-for-2 at the line... Picked up first career block and dished out 4 assists in tournament opener against UC Irvine (3/8)... Twice scored in double digits, tallying 14 on 6-for-6 shooting against Santa Clara (12/27) and 11 against Cal State Northridge (1/2)... Hit a pair of treys against Santa Clara and Pacific (2/9)... Played a season-high 22 minutes in 5 games and had double-figure minutes in every game... Tallied 6 assists vs. UC Irvine (2/26) in regular-season home finale and had 3 steals at UC Santa Barbara (1/6), both season-bests.

2009-10: Appeared in 28 games for 311 minutes (11.1 avg.)... Shot 11-for-36 (.306) from the field,9-for-14 (.643) from the line for 35 points (1.3 ppg)... Scored season-best 8 points in 11 minutes at Cal Poly (2/4)... Delivered 2 assists and nabbed 3 steals vs. Cal State Northridge (3/4)... Longest outing was 22 minutes at Santa Clara (12/3), tallying 2 rebounds and 2 assists.

FOOTHILL HS '09: Four-time all-city and All-Sea View League honoree, including league MVP as a junior and senior... Added All-Southern Section first-team accolades in 2008 and 2009, helping Knights to 30-2 record and CIF-SS team title as a senior... Set school career assists record at 636, aided by 182 (5.9 apg) in 2008-09... Made Principal's Honor Roll and earned Scholar-Athlete awards all four years.

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif.... Majoring in sociology... Parents are Douglas & Judy Shinoda... Lists Mia Hamm as her sports hero and, fittingly, would like to play soccer at UC Davis if not for basketball.