2015-16 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
2015-16 Mountain West All-Academic Team
As A Junior (2015-16 Season)
Played in 27 games in her first year on Montezuma Mesa, making five starts ... Averaged 1.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 10.1 minutes per contest ... Logged a season-high 27 minutes in her Aztec debut, posting four points and a collegiate-best three assists in the opener at Long Beach State (11-13-15) ... Blocked her first two collegiate shots against UC Davis (11-19-15) ... Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds vs. San Diego Christian, including four on the offensive glass (12-21-15) ... Also grabbed multiple boards in six additional contests, including four in eight minutes against Nevada (1-27-16) ... Connected on 2 of 3 field-goal attempts in a road clash at Fresno State (1-20-16) ... Garnered Mountain West scholar-athlete accolades and landed on the conference's all-academic team.
At Mesa Community College
Starred for two seasons at Mesa Community College in Arizona, where she earned second-team NJCAA All-America honors as a sophomore after leading the Thunderbirds to their sixth consecutive Region I championship game ... Was named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) Division II Player of the Year and garnered first-team all-conference and all-region accolades after topping the squad with 10.7 points per game on 51.2 percent shooting to go with a team-best 7.5 rebounds ... Capped off the year by earning Academic All-America honors ... Helped MCC capture the NJCAA Division II national championship as a freshman in 2013-14, averaging 8.6 points and 5.8 rebounds in 22 games while shooting 55.4 percent from the field ... Tallied 18 points and eight rebounds against Mercyhurst North East (Pa.) in the national tournament opener before notching a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards in a quarterfinal victory over Chesapeake College (Md.).
At Arcadia High School
Earned first-team all-section and all-region honors during her senior season ... Also received honorable mention all-state recognition by the Arizona Republic and the East Valley Tribune ... Collected Arcadia High's most valuable player award on two occasions as a varsity performer and was twice named to the Arizona Basketball Coaches Association Division I All-Star team.
Daughter of Rebecca and Norman Herd, Jr. ... Has one sister, Kendra ... Plans to pursue a degree in interdisciplinary studies at SDSU.