49ers earn invitation to WNIT for first time since 2000
49ers and Utes will tip-off at 7 p.m.
Sophomore Devin Hudson had 17 points and a career-high 24 rebounds
49ers will face Cal State Fullerton in first-round match-up
Sophomore Devin Hudson registers career-high 22 points, 20 rebounds
49ers complete the comeback to beat CSF 45-39 Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Walter Pyramid.
Career: Became the 24th player in program history to join the 1,000-point club as she totaled 1,018 points in her four-year career … Leaves the Beach ranked first in 3-pointers attempted (594) and second in 3-pointers made (171).
2014-15 (Senior): Played in 32 games with 16 starts … Averaged 8.7 points and 2.6 rebounds per outing … Made a career-high 49 3-pointers, which ranks eighth in LBSU single-season history … Finished with 16 double-figure scoring games … Registered a season-best 17 points at UC Riverside (Feb. 7) and then matched that total at Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 28) … Also had 16 points at San Diego State (Nov. 16) and at UC Irvine (Feb. 5) … Tied her career high with four threes made against the Anteaters, and at UC Santa Barbara where she had 12 points … Went 6-for-8 from the floor for a 15-point performance at Cal Poly on Jan. 15.
2013-14 (Junior): Earned All-Big West honorable mention honors ... Averaged 10.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... Led the team and tied for 10th on the LBSU single-season charts with 43 3-pointers made despite missing five contests with an illness ... Earned the start in 21 of 27 appearances ... Totaled 14 double-figure scoring games ... Drained a then career-high 19 points and grabbed a season-best eight rebounds vs. Pepperdine ... Matched that point total against UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 16), before establishing a new career high two days later with 20 points vs. Cal Poly ... Was 8-for-13 from the field and dished out a career-best five assists against the Mustangs ... Reached double digits in six-straight games from Feb. 1-20 ... Connected for four 3-pointers and finished with 19 points in a first-round Big West Tournament victory over Cal State Fullerton (March 11).
2012-13 (Sophomore): Averaged 7.6 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... Made a team-high 40 3-pointers ... Ranked eighth in the Big West in 3-point field goals made (1.2/game) ... Scored a season-high 16 points, going 5-for-6 from the floor with three 3-pointers against UC Irvine on Jan. 26 ... Had 15 points vs. UC Davis (March 2) ... Drained four treys to finish with 14 points against Canisius on Dec. 20 ... Also made four threes en route to a 13-point performance vs. Washington (Nov. 18) ... Netted 13 points and a team-high six rebounds in a season-opening win vs. Sacramento State (Nov. 9) ... Reached double figures again with 14 points at Pacific (Feb. 2), 12 at Cal Poly (March 9), 11 vs. Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 19), 11 vs. Cal State Northridge (Feb. 9), 11 vs. Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 19) and 10 vs. Columbia (Dec. 29) ... Added a career-best eight rebounds against the Tigers and Matadors.
2011-12 (Freshman): Played in 31 games ... Finished fourth on the squad with 6.9 points per contest ... Made a team-high 39 3-pointers, which ranks second in the 49er freshman record books ... Made four 3-pointers en route to a season-high 18 points against Western Michigan on Dec. 18 ... Had matched a then season-best with 16 points vs. Dartmouth two days earlier ... Those two performances earned her Big West Player of the Week honors ... Also reached double figures with 16 points at Iona (Nov. 26), 15 points vs. Cal State Northridge (Jan. 7) and 10 points against Pacific (Feb. 28) ... Went 4-for-5 from the field and 3-for-3 from beyond the arc to total 11 points in just 10 minutes of action in a Big West Tournament first round win at Cal State Northridge on March 6.
High School: Led Valencia High School to four consecutive CIF Southern Section Division IA playoff appearances ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in 2009 ... Averaged 14.7 points and 6.8 rebounds as a senior ... Garnered first-team All-Foothill League and first-team All-Santa Clarita Valley honors ... Tabbed the MVP of the Burroughs Tournament where she averaged 15 points per game.
Personal: Majoring in sport psychology.
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