41 - Bethany Blair
Bethany Blair
Birth Date: 03/27/1983
Height: 5-11
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza HS
Position: Guard/Forward
High School
Bethany Blair played three years of varsity basketball at Esperanza High School in Anaheim, CA under head coach Marc Hill...Capped her prep career with Sunset League MVP and First Team All-CIF accolades as a senior...Also earned First Team honors from the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register in 2000-01...Esperanza won the Sunset League and was the CIF Division 1AAA runner-up last season...Blair averaged 13.5 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.0 steals as a senior...Broke onto the school's top-10 all-time scoring and rebounding lists...Scored a career-high 25 points twice during her senior season...Also competed as a high jumper during the hoops off-season...Earned Esperanza Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Personal
Bethany Christen Blair came into this world on March 27, 1983 in Upland, CA...The daughter of Maureen and David Blair...Kaitlyn, age 12, is her younger sister...Affectionately nicknamed "Sparkles"...Enters UCSB as a pre-communication major, with aspirations of becoming a sports broadcaster...Also considered attending UC Riverside and Gonzaga...An extreme sports enthusiast, she enjoys wakeboarding and snowboarding...Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and Kansas City Chiefs and watches "The Real World"...Favorite movies are "Love and Basketball" and "Tommy Boy".