No.13-ranked Vikings play Azusa Pacific and UC San Diego
No.6-ranked Vikings play Fresno Pacific and Humboldt State
Two freshmen, Albert and Briggs, lead Vikings
Two starters back from 29-4 team that reached national semifinals
WWU finishes 29-4, wins GNAC and West Regional titles.
COLLEGE: Second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star and GNAC Tournament MVP ... Started all 33 games as senior in 2012-13 ... Averaged 10.3 points and 6.0 rebounds along with team-leading 4.3 assists and 2.7 steals ... Scored double-figure points 21 times ... Had career-high 16 points twice , 11 rebounds twice, 11 assists vs. Alaska Anchorage on 2/2/13 and 7 steals at Montana State Billings on 2/14/13 ... Became just third player in school history to record triple-double with 11 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds vs. Alaska Anchorage on 2/2/13 ... GNAC Player of the Week ... MVP of Goodrich Classic ... Played in all 30 games, making 20 starts, as junior in 2011-12 ... Named to two regular-season all-tournament teams ... Averaged 9.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals ... Shot 53.6 percent (104-of-194) from field, 43.8 percent (7-of-16) from three-point range and 76.1 percent (67-of-88) at free throw line ... Had career highs of 20 points three times, 10 rebounds twice, and 9 assists vs. Saint Martin's on 2/4/12 ... Two letters ... Also lettered in track last spring as javelin thrower ... Transfer from Columbia Basin College ... Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges East Region MVP and second-team NWAACC all-tournament pick as sophomore in 2010-11 ... Helped Hawks to 26-3 record, East Region title (12-2) and semifinals of NWAACC Championships ... Averaged 12.0 points, 4.4 assists, 7.2 rebounds and 2.0 steals, shooting 49 percent from field and 76 percent at free throw line ... NWAACC all-academic choice ... Team captain ... CBC Athlete of the Month for December ... As freshman in 2009-10, played on team that placed eighth at NWAACC tournament ... Two letters.
HIGH SCHOOL: Co-MVP of South Central Athletic Conference as senior at Mabton High School ... First-team South Central West all-league pick ... Averaged 17.0 points and 12.0 rebounds for Vikings ... Team captain ... Four-year letter winner ... Also earned four letters in volleyball and track and field ... First-team all-league as middle and outside hitter in volleyball as senior and second-team as junior ... Won Class 1A state title in javelin as senior in track with winning throw of 135-10 on final attempt ... Had career bests of 138-7 in javelin, 110-2 in discus and 15.84 seconds in 100 hurdles.
PERSONAL: Major is kinesiology ... Class Valedictorian in high school ... Her father, Michael, competed in volleyball at Ambassador University.
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