23 - Ana Onaindia
Ana Onaindia
Birth Date: 01/27/1986
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: North HS
Position: Guard
2004-05
Limited to just six games as a freshman due to a strained lower abdominal muscle on her right side...Played after the season's midpoint, thus making her ineligible to pursue an NCAA medical redshirt...Buried first three three-pointers of her collegiate career, finishing with a four-of-six performance from beyond the arc and 12 points in season-opening win at Saint Mary's...Buried three-of-four trifectas during home loss to top-ranked LSU, her last action before missing over a month due to injury...Returned to play a combined 11 minutes vs. UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton in late January, but was then sidelined for the rest of the season...Scoring average of 4.8 was tops among Gaucho rookies...All but two of her 29 total points came from three-point territory. High School
A member of the North High School Class of 2004...Holds 10 school records, including career scoring mark of 2,279 points...Led the Stars to back-to-back Southwest Yosemite League and CIF Division II Central Section titles in 2003 and 2004...Scored a Central Section record 979 points as a senior, an average of 28 per game...Rewarded with honorable mention McDonald's All-American acclaim and a spot on the Cal-Hi Sports All-State Second Team...Also a two-time league MVP and All-Area Player of the Year by the Bakersfield Californian under head coach Curt Derossett...54-point game vs. South High as a junior was the top performance in Kern County history...Also averaged six assists per game during her three-year career at NHS...A member of the honor roll...Transferred from Stockdale High School, where she played varsity hoops as a freshman in 2000-01...Gained club basketball experience with Bakersfield Power. Personal
Ana Onaindia was born on January 27, 1986 in Bakersfield, CA...The only child of Anita and Javier Onaindia, who emigrated from the Basque region of Spain...A pre-mathematics major with an eye towards working as a school counselor and girls' basketball coach...Can speak Basque and Spanish fluently...Roots for the Lakers, however her favorite athletes are Lebron James and Michael Jordan...Enjoys running, sleeping and spending time with friends in her spare time...Favorite novel is "The Purpose-Driven Life"...Also courted by UCLA, Colorado and New Mexico during the recruiting process.

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