Team's tallest player on the roster at 6-6 ... A good offensive player with the ability to face up and even shoot a three-pointer ... Has great length and can block shots ... Solid at the free-throw line ... One of the most improved players in the Mountain West ... Has worked on her aggressiveness in the paint ... Courtney Clements' teammate and roommate at Arizona in 2009-10.
As A Junior (2011-12)
Third-team all-Mountain West ... Mountain West all-tournament team ... MW Player of the Week (Dec. 19) ... Has become a force in the middle for the Aztecs after playing in just 17 outings a year ago ... Has participated in all 32 contests, starting the final 24 ... Team won its first 13 games when she entered the starting five ... Ranked second in the Mountain West in field-goal percentage at 49.2, including a 53.8 mark in the 14 conference contests ... Team leader in blocked shots with 62, ranking her fourth in the Mountain West, 42nd nationally and tied for eighth in SDSU season history ... Fifth on the team in rebounding at 4.2 per game and also had 25 steals and a 73.7 free-throw percentage ... Scored in double figures nine times and one of four Aztecs with a double-figure rebounding contest ... Led SDSU in rebounding five times, in steals three times and in scoring twice ... Posted three blocks in the opener with UAPB ... Four rebounds against Portland ... After playing just two minutes vs. USD, broke into the starting lineup with immediate success, tallying a season-high 16 points, seven rebounds and five blocks at UC Irvine ... Tabbed MW player of the week for her performance vs. the Anteaters ... Scored 11 points and had nine boards, five blocks and three steals against UNCG ... 12 points in only 15 minutes vs. Penn ... Shot 70 percent from the field vs. New Mexico on Jan. 18, scoring 14 points ... Made five of her seven shot attempts at Boise State, while also tallying a career-high four steals ... First career double-double with 16 points and a team season-best 15 boards at New Mexico ... Rejected five shots for the third time in 2011-12 vs. the Lobos ... Went a combined 12-for-18 in the back-to-back road games at Wyoming and CSU ... All-tourney performance at the MW championships, shooting 53.3 percent (8-15) from the field, 80.0 percent (4-5) at the line and posting 17 rebounds and 12 blocked shots ... Eight points and three blocks vs. Air Force ... Six points, five rebounds and five blocks in only 17 minutes vs. Wyoming ... Game-high eight rebounds and four blocks in the championship game against New Mexico ... Played four minutes and blocked a team-best one shot at LSU in the NCAA Tournament.
As A Sophomore (2010-11)
Logged minutes in 17 games with half coming in conference action ... Shot over 57 percent from the field ... Made two of her three attempts from beyond the arc ... A reserve in the exhibition contest with UC San Diego, pulling down 10 rebounds and contributing three steals and a block in only 11 minutes ... Did not play in the opener with UCLA or the CS Bakersfield outing ... Made her Aztec debut vs. UC Irvine, contributing five rebounds, three blocked shots an assist in only eight minutes ... Had her first steal at SDSU against Nevada ... Scored her first points as an Aztec on a 2-for-2 effort from the field at Pepperdine ... Three points and two blocks in only six minutes vs. Dayton ... Grabbed two boards in two minutes at USC ... Came up with a season-high five points and four blocked shots in only 10 minutes of action in the win over Washington State ... Two points, two rebounds and an assists in only two minutes vs. UTSA ... Made MWC debut at UNLV, recording a rebound in two minutes of action ... One steal in three minutes against BYU ... Nine points and four rebounds in nine minutes vs. UNLV ... Scored six points in five minutes vs. Air Force ... Grabbed three rebounds in the home finale with Wyoming ... Made her only field-goal attempt and also had a rebound in the regular-season finale with Colorado State ... Played three minutes in the team's MWC tournament contest against New Mexico.
Utilized her redshirt campaign after transferring from Arizona.
At Arizona (2008-09)
Appeared in five contests in her only season with the Wildcats ... Shot 62.5 percent from the field and a perfect 1.000 at the free-throw line ... In the Wildcats' final home game against Washington, she had a career-best 13 points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal in only 16 minutes of action.
At Marin Catholic High School
A four-year letterwinner at Moreau Catholic High in the Bay Area ... Scored 1,615 points as a prep, ranking third all-time in school history ... As a senior, led the Mariners to a 25-3 record and a league championship, averaging 25 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots ... McDonald's All-America nominee, Hayward Area Athletic League Player of the Year and two-time Cal-Hi Sports all-state player in Division IV ... Played club basketball for the East Bay Explosion ... Four-year honor roll member at Moreau Catholic.
Malia Marie Nahinu was born Aug. 21, 1990, in Daly City, Calif. ... Daughter of Paul and Yvette Nahinu ... Majoring in communications at SDSU.