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Dakota Gonzalez
Dakota  Gonzalez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pocatello, Idaho

Last College:
Kansas

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


03/29/2017

Zhu Named Outstanding Rebel of the Week

Women's tennis sophomore Aiwen Zhu earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after going 4-1 last week to help the Rebels win two of three matches.

03/22/2017

Ban Named Outstanding Rebel of the Week

Men's Golf junior Shintaro Ban earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after shooting the lowest round in program history at the Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., last weekend.

03/15/2017

Yang Named Outstanding Rebel of the Week

UNLV Women's Tennis senior Carol Yang earns Outstanding Rebel of the Week honors after defeating the 10th-ranked singles player in the country last weekend.

03/08/2017

Lady Rebels Blow Past Utah State For Largest MW Tourney Win Ever

UNLV faces Fresno State in semifinal round Wednesday in a rematch of the 2016 semifinals.

03/06/2017

Gonzalez, Johnson Earn Conference Awards

Dakota Gonzalez Named All-Conference, Johnson selected All-Defensive and Honorable Mention All-MW.

A good leader on the court ... Possesses a great pull-up jumper and is one of the best in the Mountain West at creating her own shot ... Very intense player, especially on the defensive side.

UNLV
(2015-16 - Sophomore):
Earned Honorable Mention All-Mountain West honors ... Was the first transfer to lead UNLV in scoring since 2003-04 with 13.8 ppg, seventh-best in the league ... Also ranked 12th in steals (1.6 spg) and 10th in three-pointers per game (1.5) ... Posted double-figures in 27 games, and recorded her first career double-double, 11 points and 12 rebounds, at Fresno State (Dec. 30) ... Hit a career-high five three-pointers in her first game as a Lady Rebel, finished with 21 points against Southern Utah (11/14) ... Career-high of 23 points game on the road at Boise State (1/27).

(2014-15 - Sophomore): Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

Kansas

(2013-14 - Freshman): Played in a total of 30 games for the Jayhawks, and averaged 4.4 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest ... Made a total of four starts for Kansas ... Posted in double-figures four times, including 10 points in her final game for KU, against top-10 Baylor in the Big 12 Quarterfinals ... One of the team's top three-point threats, shooting 35.4% (17-of-48) and added 60 rebounds, 21 assists and 20 steals on the year ... Career high of 18 points came in a home win over Texas Southern on Dec. 12.

High School

Earned 2013 WBCA High School All-American Honorable Mention and set the school scoring record with 2,311 points in her career ... Helped the Rams to a 64-8 overall record and four top-four finishes at the state tournament ... Two-time first-team all-state selection ... Ranked No. 85 nationally by Blue Star Basketball and in the top 150 by both Dan Olsen Girls' Basketball Report and All-Star Girls' Report ... Recognized as the 2012 Idaho Gatorade Player of the Year co-runner-up and the 2012 all-area co-players of the year ... First-time all-district selection in volleyball as a freshman, sophomore and junior, and also lettered in track ... Played for Team Concept on the AAU circuit.

Personal Dakota Jordan Gonzalez ... Born on Dec. 9, 1994, in Overland Park, Kan. ... Daughter of David and Angela Gonzalez ... Mother played basketball in Kansas and professionaly in Kansas ... In addition to her twin sister Dylan, also a Lady Rebel, has five brothers, Conor (29), Javier (26), Dylan (21), Stefan (19) and Gaby (17), and a second sister, Natalia (28) ... Brother Stefan is currently a junior on the Saint Mary’s basketball team ... Majoring in sociology.

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