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4 Sasha Weber
Sasha Weber 815354

2013-14 (Sophomore): Weber started in all 31 games for the Aggies during the 2013-2014 season. Weber was second on the team in scoring averaging 13.7 points per game. She scored 10 or more points in 25 games and had five games with 20-plus points. She was best from the line shooting 71.1 percent hitting 59-of-83 free throws. She contributed 42 steals and 14 total blocks on the year and averaged 5.5 rebounds per game. Her best game came at Chicago State (2/15) when she went 63.6 percent from the field and 5-of-8 at the arc. She sank a career-high 22 points versus Kansas City (2/13). She had two double doubles on the season. The first came in the WAC opener versus Grand Canyon. She hit her second in the quarterfinals game of the 2014 WAC Championship with 19 points and 10 rebounds. She was named preseason All-WAC and earned a spot on the spring Academic All-WAC list. 

2012-13 (Freshman): Weber played in all 31 games during her freshman campaign and made 24 starts.  She led all freshmen with a .348 field goal percentage and finished her inaugural season with 22 blocks, 117 rebounds and an average of 27.6 minutes per game. She played a career-high 39 minutes at Texas State (1/5) where she also grabbed her first double-double as an Aggie with a career-high 10 rebounds and 11 points.  Weber shared the ball well and recorded 59 assists ranking second on the team.  She worked for a career-high five assists twice during the season, against UTEP (11/28) and at UT Arlington (3/9).  Weber scored a career-high 20 points against UC Irvine (11/24) and ended the season with 14 games scoring in double figures.

High School: Weber signed during the fall 2011 early signing period. The ESPN Hoopgurlz website ranked New Mexico State's 2012 commitments of Weber, Abby Scott and Shay Young among the top-20 mid-major recruiting classes in the nation. The site stated the three perimeter players should provide plenty of scoring and ball-handling skills for the Aggies.

Weber stands at 6-0 and played guard at Timberline High School in Lacey, Wash. - just east of the state's capital city of Olympia. A four-time MVP at Timberline, she is the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,503 total points in 91 games.  Weber is also the career leader in 3-point baskets with 156 made on 36 percent shooting.

As a senior in 2011-12, Weber averaged 20.4 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.6 steals and 2.8 assists per game en route to first team All-3A Narrows League recognition.  She finished second in the Washington Player of the Year balloting as part of the Associated Press 3A Washington All-State first team. Weber earned Tacoma News Tribune All-Classifications Washington All-State second team honors as well as first team All-Area accolades. She was named The Olympian All-Area Player of the Year.

Weber was selected to play in both the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association All-State and Queens of the Hardwood all-star games. She also was voted into the Round of 16 for the nationwide American Family Insurance 3-Point Shootout. Weber earned the Seattle Times statewide 3A Girls Athlete of the Week. She also collected the United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award given to Timberline's female athlete of the year for all sports. Prior to the year she was named to The Tacoma News Tribune's Preseason WCC "Starting Five" for the third straight season.

Prior to her senior season with the Blazers, the three-year starter broke the school's all-time scoring record with 1,013 points in only 67 games and was the only underclassman named to The Olympian 2011 All-Area Basketball First Team. As a junior she averaged 14.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.3 steals per game leading Timberline to its first state tournament berth in 41 years and a league title with a 23-2 record. Weber also claimed All-3A Narrows League First Team honors. Prior to the year she was named to The Tacoma News Tribune's Preseason WCC "Starting Five" for the second straight season.

As a sophomore, Weber garnered first team All-Western Cascade Conference. She also earned Athlete of the Week honors from both the Seattle Times and The Olympian. Prior to the year she was named to The Tacoma News Tribune's Preseason WCC "Starting Five."

In her freshman campaign, Weber claimed Second team All-Western Cascade Conference honors.

While playing for the Tree of Hope club team in 2011, Weber earned one of ESPN Hoopgurlz "Team Lockdown" defensive player honors. She was an all-tournament selection at the End of the Trail Tournament for the third time and earned two tournament MVP honors while playing with the team among numerous individual records. Weber was invited to Nike Northwest Regional Skills Academy in both 2010 and 2011.

A member of the Seattle Rotary Style club team from 2008-2010, she still holds single-game record for assists and steals and single season marks for games played, free throws made, rebounds, assists and steals, as well as career records for  three-pointers made, free throws made,  assists, steals and points.

Weber is also a star track and field athlete. She was hampered during her senior season by minor injuries. She claimed the 2010 Washington 3A State Championship in the high jump, clearing a height of 5-8, as a sophomore. She finished as the state runner-up in the event as a junior and during her freshman campaign as well. Weber also boasts top-five State finishes in the triple jump and javelin. Her personal best javelin throw of 130'10" stands as the second best mark ever by a freshman girl in the state of Washington high school track and field history. Additionally, Weber qualified for the 3A State meet in the shot put in 2011. She was named The Olympian Girls Track and Field All-Area Athlete of the Year in 2010 and the Western Cascade Conference Girls Field Event Athlete of the Year in 2009.

Weber chose NM State over Oregon State, BYU, UNLV and Fresno State.

Personal: Weber was born Feb. 9, 1994 in San Pablo, California. She is the daughter of Dave Weber and the late Sheri Cannon. She intends to major in broadcast journalism. Dave played basketball at the University of La Verne, a Division III school in southern California.  He later coached 18 years of college and high school basketball in northern California before moving to Washington to become athletics director at The Evergreen State College. Sheri played basketball for a Northern California Junior College championship team at Merritt College in Oakland.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lacey, Wash.
High School: Timberline HS
Experience: High School

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