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20   Karina Figueroa
Karina Figueroa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

High School:
Rosary HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Experience:
3L


International: Played and started on the Peruvian National Team during the summer of 2006 ... Averaged 9.0 points per game.

LBSU Career: Ranks among the all-time 49er leaders in career free throw percentage (.787), 3-point field goals attempted (223), 3-point field goals made (72) and 3-point field goal percentage (.323).

2008-09: Redshirted.

2007-08: Earned second-team All-Big West honors despite missing over a quarter of the season due to injury ... Led the 49ers in scoring with 12.7 points per outing ... Also ranked second on the squad in steals (32) ... Finished the season just 16 points away from being Long Beach State's 21st 1,000-point scorer ... Reached double-figure scoring in 17 of 21 games played ... Scored 14 points with five assists in the season opener against UNLV ... Poured in 20 against Portland State ... Tallied 11 points against Cal State Northridge, the first of six straight double-digit games after returning from injury ... Posted 22 points and six assists vs. Pacific ... Drained a season-high 24 points at Cal State Northridge.

2006-07: Named second-team All-Big West after leading the 49ers with 16.4 points per contest ... Also tops on the team in 3-pointers and free throws made and taken ... Tied for the lead in steals (51) and finished third on the squad with 121 rebounds ... Was the only player to start all 32 games ... Established the fourth-highest point total for a sophomore in program history with 526 ... Reached double-figures in 27 of the team's 32 contests, including the last 22 ... Finished with 21 points against Arizona, the first of 10 20-plus point games on the year ... Tallied a career-high 29 points against Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 18 ... Matched that total in wins over Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine ... Posted double-doubles against UC Irvine (28 points, 10 rebounds) and UC Santa Barbara (21 points, 12 rebounds).

2005-06: Garnered All-Big West honorable mention recognition, while also being named to the all-freshman team ... Sidelined for the final eight games after suffering a foot injury at UC Riverside (Feb. 2) ... Averaged 11.8 points per outing in conference play and scored in double figures in seven straight games (Jan. 7-28) ... Tallied 23 points and 10 assists, while committing just one turnover in her 49er debut at TCU on Nov. 18 ... Scored 20 points, including a running jumper in the paint with four seconds left to force a second overtime, and a layup with five seconds left in regulation to force the first overtime, in a win over Pepperdine (2OT) on Dec. 21.

High School: Won three letters in basketball at Rosary High School ... Led all of Orange County with 8.1 assists per game to earn first team all-county honors as a senior ... Also averaged 12.3 points, 5.3 steals, and 4.5 rebounds per contest in her final season ... Tabbed the 2004-05 CIF 3A Player of the Year ... Two-time Serra League MVP ... Earned first-team All-Orange County honors in 2003-04 ... Also garnered second-team all-county and All-CIF accolades as a freshman ... Broke the school record for assists and steals ... Team was ranked No. 1 in Orange County for two years, and reached the CIF semifinals three times.

Personal: Father played four years of collegiate soccer at the University of Lima and one year of professional soccer ... Majoring in communications.

Career Highs
Points: 29, 3x, last at UC Irvine, 3/3/07
FG Made: 12, at UC Irvine, 3/3/07
FG Att: 28, vs. UC Irvine, 1/27/07
3-pt. FG Made: 5, at CS Northridge, 2/23/08
3-pt. FG Att.: 9, last at CS Northridge, 2/23/08
FT Made: 12, at CS Northridge, 1/13/07
FT Att: 13, at CS Northridge, 1/13/07
Rebs: 12, vs. UC Riverside, 2/16/07
Asts: 10, at TCU, 11/18/05
Blks: 2, at Santa Clara, 11/25/07
Stls: 4, many times
Mnts: 45, at TCU, 11/18/05

Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min.(AVG) FG-A PCT 3FG-A PCT FT-A PCT REB AVG PF-FO A TO BLK STL TP AVG
2005-06 20-20 30.9 69-179 .408 8-29 .276 45-62 .726 55 2.8 33-1 67 37 2 26 191 9.6
2006-07 32-32 34.2 187-534 .350 35-115 .304 117-144 .813 121 3.8 56-3 95 108 2 51 526 16.4
2007-08 21-21 33.3 93-254 .366 29-79 .367 52-66 .788 62 3.0 31-0 68 56 2 32 267 12.7
Totals 73-73 33.0 349-958 .364 72-223 .323 214-272 .787 238 3.3 120-4 230 201 6 109 984 13.5
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