Andee And Bianca Velasco Share A Personal Story Of Their Mother’s Battle With Pancreatic Cancer
Saturday's Game To Be Played In Honor Of Lisa Velasco, Mother of Andee And Bianca Velasco
Lions To Face San Diego In Next Matchup On Saturday
Lions Play Highlanders In First Regular Season Game On Friday
Lions take on Occidental At Gersten Pavilion At 7 p.m.
Interview with freshman guard Bianca Velasco.
2017 WCC Championships Quarterfinals in Las Vegas, Nev., at Orleans Arena Mar. 2, 2017
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
Non-conference action in 19th annual LMU Thanksgiving Classic at Gersten Pavilion Nov. 26, 2016
Posted three points at Washington State (Nov. 11) ... Registered three points and two rebounds against Saint Louis (Nov. 13) ... Hit a triple at Oklahoma State (Nov. 17) ... Tallied four points and three rebounds at San Diego State (Nov. 20) ... Totaled three points and three steals against UC Irvine (Nov. 25) ... Notched five points against Belmont (Nov. 26) ... Netted six points against UCSB (Dec. 2) ... Season-high nine points at Cal State Fullerton (Dec. 4) ... Scored six points and pulled down five rebounds against Pepperdine (Jan. 5) ... Tallied five points and three rebounds against Gonzaga (Jan. 12).
Appeared in all 31 games and earned seven starts... averaged 3.3 points and 1.5 rebounds in 13.7 minutes per game... went 29-for-82 from beyond the arc for a .354 average... scored in double figures twice including a career-high 15 points versus Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 17)... scored all 15 points by hitting five three-pointers... also scored 11 points at Mizzou (Dec. 7)... hit three or more three-pointers four times...
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Mater Dei High School... finished her prep career with a 122-12 overall record... led Mater Dei to the 2015 CIF State Girls Basketball Open Division title game... four-time Trinity League champions... earned All-Trinity League Honorable Mention honors as a junior in 2013-14... 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... was ranked the No. 88 guard in the 2015 recruiting class by HoopGurlz...
Competed for Club Elite in 2013 and Team Taurasi in 2014... Team Taurasi won the inaugural EYBL Nike Nationals Championship in 2014.
Bianca Velasco was born April 25, 1997, in Newport Beach, Calif... parents are Lisa and Xavier Velasco... has two older sisters, Chanel and Andee, one older brother, Xavier and one younger brother, Drake... sister, Andee, 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.
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