LMU Will Honor Seniors Makenzie Cast And NK Ilang At Tonight’s Game
Andee Velasco Named To West Coast Conference All-Academic Team
Waves Snap Lions’ Seven-Game Winning Streak Over Pepperdine With Win On Saturday
Lions Defeated By Cougars 61-52 In Provo On Thursday
Lions Have Won Three Straight Games, Face BYU Next On Thursday Night
Features and interviews from women's basketball's opening practice.
LMU Sports Network spoke with Women's Basketball Head Coach Charity Elliott, Jackie Johnson and Andee Velasco about the regular season.
LMU would like to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving. LMU Sports Network caught-up with some student-athletes, who went out their Thanksgiving well-wishes.
Campus was a busy place this summer, especially in the Lions Athletic Center. The LMU Sports Network takes a look the summer conditioning program and its importance on the upcoming 2016-17 season.
Postgame press conference with Head Coach Charity Elliott, senior Sophie Taylor and freshman Andee Velasco after their WCC Tournament first round win over Portland.
2017 WCC Championships Quarterfinals in Las Vegas, Nev., at Orleans Arena Mar. 2, 2017
Non-conference finale at Gersten Pavilion Dec. 17, 2016
Non-conference action from Gersten Pavilion on Dec. 10, 2016
2016 LMU Madness at Gersten Pavilion Oct. 20, 2016
Non-conference action from Gersten Pavilion
Scored 10 points and dished out six assists against Saint Louis (Nov. 13) ... Poured in nine points and a career-high seven rebounds at San Diego State (Nov. 20) ... Put up 17 points against Belmont (Nov. 26) ... Tallied seven points, seven rebounds and four assists at Seattle (Nov. 29) ... Dished out eight assists against UCSB (Dec. 2) ... Dished a career-high 10 assists at Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 4) ... Matched a career-high with 10 assists against UC Riverside (Dec. 17) ... Scored 10 points to go with six assists versus Portland (Jan. 14) ... Registered 10 points and seven assists at Pacific (Jan. 26) ... Scored a career-high 21 points against BYU (Jan. 28) ... Recorded 14 points and six assists against San Diego (Feb. 2) ... Tallied 15 points and six assists versus San Francisco (Feb. 4) ... Scored eight points and added five assists and five steals against Portland (Feb. 11) ... Dished out a career-high 11 assists in the win against Saint Mary's (Feb. 16) ... Topped her career high with 13 assists in the PCH Cup win at Pepperdine (Feb. 18) ... Posted 11 and 6 in the regular season finale against Pacific (Feb. 25).
Appeared in 30 of 31 games her rookie season... earned 25 starts... averaged 7.4 points, 4.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds per game... dished an LMU freshman record 125 assists, which also ranks No. 6 all-time at LMU... career-high eight assists twice including versus Pacific (Feb. 11) and vs Portland (March 8)... scored in double figures nine times... broke out for 23 points in a WCC Championship win over Portland (March 3)... went 7-for-14 from the field, including 5-of-10 from three, and 4-of-5 from the free throw line.
Prepped at Mater Dei High School where she led the Monarchs to a 122-12 overall record over four seasons... capped her senior season by earning Cal-Hi Sports All-State First Team Division I honors, 2014-15 OC Register First Team All-County honors and 2014-15 First Team All-USA California Girls Basketball Team honors... McDonald's All-American nominee... WBCA All-American Honorable Mention... led Mater Dei to the 2015 CIF State Girls Basketball Open Division title game... Mater Dei won the Division IAA CIF Southern Section and CIF State Championship titles in 2011-12 and the section and state semifinals in 2012-13... earned All-Trinity League and All-County honors all four years... was ranked the No. 31 point guard in the 2015 recruiting class by HoopGurlz... also ranked No. 150 overall and No. 9 point guard by Prospects Nation Elite... set Mater Dei record for most assists in a game (14)...team captain as a junior and senior...Mater Dei Girls Basketball Coaches Award her junior season... Mater Dei Girls Basketball Most Improved Award as a sophomore... Mater Dei Girls Basketball 6th Man Award as a freshman... four-year scholar-athlete... graduated with a 4.5 GPA... Mater Dei Distinguished Scholar... Renaissance Club Member.
Competed for OC Elite in 2013 and Team Taurasi in 2014... Team Taurasi won the inaugural EYBL Nike Nationals Championship in 2014... EYBL Nationals Special Championships Game Commendation.
Andrée Monet Velasco was born Feb. 6, 1996, in Newport Beach, Calif... parents are Lisa and Xavier Velasco... has one older sister, Chanel, one older brother, Xavier, one younger sister, Bianca, and one younger brother, Drake... sister, Bianca, is also a member of the LMU women's basketball team... has volunteered for the Special Olympics, feeding the homeless and has worked with children with special needs... Entrepreneurship major at LMU.
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