LaSandra Dixon
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LaSandra  Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Azusa, Calif.

High School:
Azusa

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

A combo guard, who is a good shooter and is quick off the dribble ... Has worked hard on improving all facets of her game ... A quick defender and a great teammate ... Good offensive rebounder with a solid vertical leap ... Played in 68 career outings, starting 10 times ... Returning starter from 2007-08, after being a member of the starting five in the final eight contests ... Provides a spark on the floor ... Is left-handed ... SDSU scholar-athlete ... Voted this year's team captain.

As A Junior (2007-08): Appeared in 30 games, starting the last eight, including all three at the MWC championships ... Career-high 2.0 rebounds a game to go with 2.8 points an outing ... Career-high 26 assists and 24 steals ... Averaged 17.5 minutes per contest ... One of nine Aztecs to score 10 or more points in at least one game ... Led the squad in rebounds and assists in one game apiece ... Voted team's most improved player ... Played 12 minutes in the opener with Nevada ... Two steals, two rebounds and six points, in the team's win over Saint Mary's ... Did not see action at Cal Poly ... Matched her career-bests with 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting and three rebounds against Cal State Fullerton ... Matched career-high with three steals to go with a season-best four rebounds versus Quinnipiac ... Career and team game-high five rebounds, while also tallying three assists against TCU on Feb. 9 .... Three steals against No. 19 Utah ... First start of the year on Feb. 20 against Wyoming ...  Career-high four assists and matched her career-best with five boards vs. UNLV ... Six points, making 3-of-4 shots and matched a season-best with three steals against Air Force on March 8 ... Starter against Wyoming in the MWC quarterfinals, scoring four points and pulling down three rebounds in 27 minutes ... Scored six points in the upset of TCU in the MWC semis ... Perfect at the line in the championship game with New Mexico, making all four free throws.

As A Sophomore (2006-07): Played in 22 games, starting twice ... Averaged 2.7 points per contest ... Contributed 16 steals and 16 assists ... Suffered a torn lateral meniscus in SDSU's first exhibition game ... Had surgery Nov. 13, and returned to action Nov. 24 at Southern Utah ... Played seven minutes, notching one assist and a free throw in the win over the Thunderbirds ... Three points, a career-high two assists and her first career block in the overtime win versus Cal Poly ... Career-best three assists and three steals in 16 minutes versus Saint Mary's ... Season-best four points against George Washington and at UNLV ... Also had two rebounds and a block in a career-high 17 minutes against the Lady Rebels ... Had four points and two rebounds at New Mexico ... Season-best seven points against UNLV, while adding a pair of assists and a steal in only 16 minutes of action ... First career start vs. Wyoming on Feb. 18, logging three points and a pair of assists in a career-best 22 minutes ... Seven points and two boards in a starting role at Colorado State ... Three-pointer in the MWC tournament game with Wyoming.

As A Freshman (2005-06): Played in 16 games in her first collegiate season, averaging just over six and a half minutes a contest ... limited by an ankle injury during conference play ... six three-pointers were fifth on the squad ... made seven of her eight free throw attempts ... had a three-pointer in the opener at Wichita State... scored four points with two steals in just five minutes at UC Riverside... led the team with nine points off the bench at UC Davis, also tallying three rebounds and a pair of steals.. first career assist at Pepperdine... two points in three minutes against Pittsburgh... career-best and team game-high 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting (2-for-2 from three-point land) versus Utah... came off the bench against TCU, scoring eight points on 3-for-4 shooting and logging a pair of boards and an assist in 10 minutes ... returned to the court after a four-game absence, playing two minutes at Air Force on Feb. 8... played 12 minutes versus UNLV, scoring three points and pulling down a pair of rebounds ... four points and an assist at TCU on Feb. 18 ... played 10 minutes against BYU and at Wyoming ... played three minutes at the Mountain West Conference tournament.

High School: Earned four letters in basketball at Azusa High School ... became her school's first female student-athlete to earn an NCAA Division I college athletic scholarship ... two-time league MVP ... averaged 18.4 points, 3.4 assists and 4.2 steals per game as a senior ... helped Azusa to a 22-4 overall record and a share of the league title ... garnered first team all-CIF honors her final year and was named player of the year by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune ... four-time first team all-Montview League pick ... as a junior, averaged 19.5 points and 4.3 assists per contest, leading the Aztecs to a conference championship with an 11-1 record and a 20-5 mark overall ... second team all-CIF honoree as a junior ... played in the Tribune/Star-News All-Star Basketball Classic in April 2005 ... also ran track at Azusa ... competed for the California Elite National Travel Team during the summer.

Personal: LaSandra Marie Dixon was born Nov. 23, 1987, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Daughter of Cassandra Freeman and Lawrence Dixon ... Has three brothers and two sisters ... Is social science on a major.

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