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Rising Lady Rebel sophomore one of 20 trying out for the France team that will compete in July's FIBA U20 European Championships.
UNLV comes up short against New Mexico 72-59 in MW Quarterfinals.
Réjane Vérin named Mountain West Co-Player of the Week after a record-setting performance.
Kelli Thompson earns First-Team Moutnain West honors as well.
One of the best athletes on the team, has a quick move to the basket which defenders have had a hard time stopping ... Also an impressive leaper, an ability she has used to become one of the best rebounders in the Mountain West ... A very fast post player, her ability to get out on the fast break is a big advantage ... Will wear down the opposing posts, while seeming to get stronger as the game goes on.
(2012-13 - Freshman): Took the conference by storm after entering the starting lineup midway through the MW season after an ACL injury to Alana Cesarz ... Over that final 11-game stretch of the MW season, she led the entire conference in rebounding with 10.6 rpg, and was eighth in scoring with 14.4 ppg ... That was good enough to win her both Freshman of the Year and MW Honorable Mention honors ... Just missed out on the first 20-20 game at UNLV in 10 years, as she finished with 26 points and a conference freshman record 19 rebounds at Boise State (3/6) ... Was named MW Player of the Week twice, on March 4 and March 11 ... Finished the year averaging 8.4 ppg and 6.8 rpg while shooting 49.5% from the floor.
Named Player of the Year for both the Del Rey league and the All-Southern Section Division 4AA and was the Torrance Daily Breeze All-Area Player of the Year her senior season ... Earned LA Times All-Southland Team honors in 2011-12 ... Three-time all-area, including the last two years on the first team ... Helped the Cavaliers to three conference championships and to three CIF playoff appearances as well ... Played three years (2009-11) for Balboa Hills Club team, based out of Los Angeles.
Réjane Vérin ... Born on Nov. 22, 1993, in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe ... Daughter of Marcelle Vérin ...has two sisters, Angéla and Emilie ... her mother was a track star in her home country of France ... Planning on majoring in communications.
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