Arantxa Gomez Ferrer
WBB tops CSUN, 58-55
WBB opens season at home Friday
W. Hoops debuts Friday at home
69 named Academic All-MW
WBB honors team at banquet
Women's basketball beat CSULA 72-50
Photos from the 2017 SDSU Women's Basketball banquet.
San Diego State women's basketball battled Mountain West foe San Jose State to the final second but ultimately fell in a heartbreaking 81-80 overtime loss to the Spartans Wednesday night. McKynzie Fort, who notched her second-career double-double, became the 21st member of the program's 1,000-point club during the game.
Two-time Mountain West All-Academic Team (2015-16, 2016-17)
As A Sophomore (2016-17 Season)
Played in 28 games, starting the final seven contests of the year ... Logged 20-or-more minutes in four games, including a season-high 25 against UC Santa Barbara (12-11-16), while averaging 11.5 minutes per game ... Tied for the team lead with nine blocks, getting two in three games ... Posted 49 points and 61 rebounds with six assists and four steals ... Recorded a season-best six points in a win against Utah State (2-15-17) ... Grabbed five rebounds three times for a season high ... Dished out a pair of assists in a home victory vs. Boise State (1-7-17) ... Posted five points each in wins against Nevada (1-4-17) and at Cal State Fullerton (12-22-16) ... Notched two-or-more points in seven consecutive games to end conference play.
As A Freshman (2015-16 Season)
Appeared in 18 games as a reserve during her freshman campaign before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Air Force (2-13-16) ... Finished with a combined 10 points, 16 rebounds and four steals in 118 minutes of action ... Recorded her first collegiate basket in the season opener at Long Beach State (11-13-15) ... Grabbed a career-high three rebounds and came up with one steal in a season-high 15 minutes vs. UC Riverside (11-16-15) ... Also posted identical totals in the Aztecs' non-conference finale against San Diego Christian (12-21-15) ... Received Mountain West scholar-athlete recognition and earned a spot on the league's all-academic team.
Prior to SDSU
Gained extensive experience as a six-year member off the Ros Casares Valencia club program in her home town of Valencia, Spain ... Team was Spanish U16 champions in 2012-13 ... Averaged 13.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists, leading her squad to an undefeated regular season as a prep senior in 2014-15 ... Earned most valuable player honors after Ros Casares captured the Comunidad Valenciana U18 Regional Championships in April 2015 ... Was also named MVP at the MHL Tournament in Zaragoza, Spain, after club finished in first place ... Competed for Valenica BC at the Spanish club national championships in May, helping her team to a group title and a spot in the quarterfinals ... Averaged a double-double with 15.0 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 50.0 percent (28-56) from the floor in five games ... Received an invitation to training camp for the Spanish U18 national team in July ... Graduated from Parque Colegio Santa Ana High School.
Has one sister, Sandra who plays professional basketball in Spain for El Pilar ... Lists Zach Randolph as her favorite NBA player ... Majoring in aerospace engineering.