WBB stays undefeated vs. Cal State Fullerton
WBB hosts Cal State Fullerton Saturday
WBB tops CSUN, 58-55
WBB tops Presbyterian, 77-50
WBB opens season at home Friday
Women's basketball beat CSULA 72-50
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.
As A Junior (2016-17 Season)
Helped the Aztecs engineer the program's best 3-point shooting season, spending most of the season among the league's top three in 3-point field goals made ... In the SDSU single-season list, 66 made threes on 192 attempts each rank fourth ... Finished the year with the Mountain West's second-most made long balls, averaging 2.4 per game ... Drilled seven treys in a win against UNLV (1-18-17), tied for the third-most in SDSU history ... On the season, started 18 of 28 games played, averaging 25.7 minutes per game, the team's third most, and logging 30-or-more minutes seven times ... Second on the team with 9.5 points per game ... Averaged 2.8 rebounds, got 24 steals, dished out 22 assists and tied for the team lead with nine blocks... Second on the team with a 1.4 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Produced 12 games with three-or-more 3-pointers, including 17 in four games from Feb. 8-18 ... Double-digit points in 15 games, recording 20 points against Boise State (1-7-17) and 21 points versus the Rebels ... Nearly got a double-double with a 16 points and a career-high nine boards in the regular season finale versus New Mexico (3-3-17) ... Dished out three assists versus UT Arlington (11-26-16) ... Stole the ball four times against San José State (2-8-17), going alongside 17 points on a 6-for-9 performance ... Was a perfect 5-for-5 from the charity stripe against UC Santa Barbara (12-11-16) ... Spent a career-high 36 minutes on the court in the Aztecs' conference opener at New Mexico (12-31-16).
As A Sophomore (2015-16 Season)
Emerged as one of the Aztecs' most improved players during her sophomore campaign, logging over nine minutes of playing time more per game than her freshman season ... Saw action in all 31 games, averaging 5.2 points and 2.2 rebounds ... Was the team's top three-point threat, draining 40 of 124 shots from beyond the arc (.323), which ranked 13th in the Mountain West ... Recorded multiple treys in 14 games and posted six double-digit scoring performances ... Matched her career-high with a season-best 12 points on four triples against North Dakota State in the SDSU Thanksgiving Classic (11-27-15) ... Finished with 10 points at CSUN, nailing the eventual game-winning trey with 9.4 seconds left on the clock (12-7-15) ... Registered her first two starts in a Scarlet and Black uniform vs. Cal State Fullerton (12-19-15) and San Diego Christian (12-21-15), grabbing a career-high seven rebounds in the latter contest ... Also pulled down five boards at San Jose State (1-6-16) and Fresno State (1-20-16) ... Helped the Aztecs to a double-overtime victory over Fresno State at home, scoring 10 points after tying her collegiate best with four field goals (2-10-16) ... Connected on a pair of three-pointers in SDSU's first-round triumph over Wyoming in the MW tournament (3-7-16) ... Received Mountain West all-academic and SDSU scholar-athlete distinction for the second year in a row.
As A Freshman (2014-15 Season)
Won first varsity letter after appearing in 30 of 31 games as a reserve ... Converted her first collegiate basket and added two rebounds at No. 2 South Carolina (11-23-14) ... Enjoyed a breakout effort with 12 points on 4-of-6 field goals from beyond the arc in the Aztecs' home victory over Air Force (1-21-15) ... Also scored 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting in a season-high 21 minutes at Colorado State (2-14-15) ... Drained two triples and pulled down three rebounds at Boise State (2-28-15) ... Handed out two assists in three different games, including SDSU's big win over UNLV in the regular-season home finale (3-3-15) ... Also saw action in the Aztecs' two Mountain West tournament games ... Earned MW all-academic honors and received SDSU scholar-athlete recognition.
At Rock Canyon High School
Graduated in 2014 from Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., where she received numerous postseason honors ... Finished her prep career as the Jaguars' all-time leading scorer ... Garnered class 5A all-state accolades three times, including second-team distinction as a senior ... Landed a spot on the South Metro Denver all-state squad and was nominated to the McDonald's All-America team ... Was also selected to play in Colorado's "The Show" high school all-star game ... Led the Continental League in scoring with a team-best 17.8 points per game during the 2013-14 campaign, earning first-team all-conference recognition for the second year in a row ... Topped the state of Colorado in 3-point field goals made that season ... Received first-team all-state academic distinction and was named to Rock Canyon High's honor roll ... Missed her sophomore campaign with an ACL injury ... Participated in the 2011 USA Basketball Women's U16 national team trials.
Lexy Thorderson was born in San Antonio, Texas ... Daughter of Loree and Eric Thorderson ... Comes from a strong basketball background ... Father earned three varsity letters at Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. ... Also has three older sisters, including two, Ali and Abby, who played collegiately at Weber State ... Considered Colorado State, Wyoming, SMU and Brigham Young during the recruiting process ... Lists Jabari Parker, Kawhi Leonard and Jimmer Fredette as a her favorite athletes ... Enjoys shopping and photography in her spare time ... Majoring in hospitality and tourism management at SDSU.