#33 Rebecca Sexton

Women's Basketball
Class Senior Height 6'3"
Hometown Fox Island, Wash.
High School Gig Harbor Position Center
Club Team Emerald City Basketball Academy Major Geology/Physics

 

As a Senior (2010-11) -- Starts senior season with career totals of 631 points, 292 rebounds, 74 blocked shots ... 12 points, seven rebounds vs. Northwest ... Nine points, nine rebounds against Santa Cruz ... Made seven of 12 shots vs. Evergreen, scoring 15 points ... Blocked career-high six shots to go with 11 points vs. Menlo ... Posted double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) against College of Idaho ... Named to all-tourney team at Kim Evanger Raney Classic ... 20 points (7-9 fg), five rebounds vs. Montana Tech ... Made five of seven shots from floor, scoring 10 points and blocking four shots in win over Pacific Lutheran.

As a Junior (2009-10) -- Averaged 10.2 points and 5.2 rebounds ... Second in NWC in field goal percentage, shooting 53.9 percent from floor ... No. 3 in blocked shots, averaging 1.48 blocks per game ... Made 11 of 11 free throws, scoring season-high 21 points (with five rebounds, three blocked shots) vs. George Fox ... Had 20 points (7-11 fg, 6-6 ft), seven boards vs. Puget Sound ... Blocked five shots in win over Linfield.

As a Sophomore (2008-09) -- Earned All-NWC Honorable Mention recognition ... Averaged 11.2 points and ranked second in NWC in field goal percentage at 58.3 percent ... Led Whitman in rebounding (5.5 rpg) and was fifth in NWC in blocked shots with 30 rejections in 20 games ... Posted three double-doubles during season, including a 15-point, 16-rebound effort against Corban ... Her 16 rebounds against Corban was career high ... Combined 17 points and 10 rebounds against both Linfield and Lewis & Clark ... Scored career-high 22 points (plus seven rebounds, two blocks) against College of Idaho ... Blocked four shots in two of Whitman's first three NWC games.

As a First Year (2007-08) -- Was Whitman's strongest post presence, playing in 24 of 25 games ... Nearly registered first double-double against Walla Walla University with eight rebounds and 11 points ... Grabbed nine rebounds in just 12 minutes of playing time against Willamette.

Prep - Averaged 11.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.0 blocked shots as senior at Gig Harbor High, earning first-team honors in Narrows League .. Holds Gig Harbor's career records for scoring and blocks.

Academics - Sherwood Scholar at Whitman ... Graduated in top five percent of class at Gig Harbor ... 2006 AP Scholar with honors ... National Merit Finalist ... Yearbook editor for two years ... Member of high school speech & debate team ... We The People Constitutional Debate National Finalist ... Aspires to be involved with environmental lobbying, Order of the Phoenix, or sustainable urban planning.

Personal - Daughter of Karen Davis and Gary Sexton ... Involved with Admissions Team, Student Athletic Advisory Committee ... Has leadership positions within Delta Gamma ... Honorary member of Tau Kappa Epsilon ... Member and co-founder of Toastmaster Society ... Previous president and current member of Young Democrats ... Enjoys Harry Potter, baking, and going to Starbucks.

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