Marissa Rivera
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Marissa Rivera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chula Vista, Calif.

High School:
La Jolla Country Day School

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Birthdate:
02/22/1986

Experience:
1L


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2006-07 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 19 games ... Averaged 2.3 points and 1.1 rebounds in 6.8 minutes per game ... Played a season-high 13 minutes against NC A&T on Dec. 30 ... Scored a season-high six points in 10 minutes against Syracuse on Dec. 20 ... Collected a season-high four rebounds at Colorado State ... Had five points and three rebounds in seven minutes at Air Force ... Scored four points in four games.

2005-06 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 27 of 31 games ... Averaged 2.4 points and 1.9 rebounds ... Also averaged 9.3 minutes per game ... Scored season-best 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting against San Diego State on Feb. 18 ... Also had a season-high two blocks and three steals in 22 minutes against the Aztecs ... Tallied a season-high eight rebounds to go along with seven points against Cornell on Jan. 2 ... Also scored seven points at Air Force on Feb. 15 ... Posted five points in six minutes against North Carolina on Nov. 26.

2004-05 (FRESHMAN): Tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee during the second half of TCU's first exhibition game Nov. 5...Was projected as one of the Lady Frogs' top eight players prior to the start of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Collected four varsity letters in basketball at La Jolla Country Day School playing for coach Terri Bamford...Labeled an Honorable Mention West Team All-American by Street & Smith's following her sophomore and junior campaigns...Was on Street & Smith's Honorable Mention All-America Team as a senior...Was named to the All-Coastal South League First Team in each of her four seasons...Picked up All-CIF Division V First Team accolades as a freshman and sophomore...Snagged the same honor as a junior and senior when La Jolla moved to CIF Division IV...Earned a spot on the all-state squad each year as well...Was tabbed Player of the Week several times during her career by The Union Tribune...An All-San Diego County Third Team member her rookie and sophomore seasons...Landed on the all-county second team in her third year and made the first team her senior year...Grabbed Co-Coastal South League Player of the Year praise in her final season...Ranked as the 15th best player at the wing position by All-Star Girls Report heading into her senior year...Was No. 108 overall in the nation...Played in the adidas Top 10 Camp in 2003...Averaged 16.5 points per game her senior year and 9.6 boards...Ended her career scoring over 1,700 points and grabbing close to 1,200 rebounds...Accumulated nearly 300 blocks as well...Averaged over 13 points, nine boards and two blocks for her career...Also received four letters in softball and two letters for volleyball.

PERSONAL: Is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at TCU...Goes by the nickname "El Gato"...Has a younger sister, Michelle, 15...Her parents are Manuel and Maria Rivera.

CAREER HIGHS
Field Goals Made: 5, at San Diego Sate (2/18/06)
Field Goals Attempted: 8, vs. San Diego State (2/18/06)
3-Point Field Goals Made: 0
3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 1, vs. Pepperdine (12/3/06)
Free Throws Made: 3, 3x, last at Air Force (1/11/07)
Free Throws Attempted: 4, 2x, last at Air Force (1/11/07)
Points: 10, vs. SDSU (2/18/06)
Rebounds: 8, vs. Cornell (1/2/06)
Assists: 1, 3x, last vs. Colorado State (1/6/07)
Blocked Shots: 2, vs. SDSU (2/18/06)
Steals: 3, vs. SDSU (2/18/06)
Minutes Played: 22, vs. SDSU (2/18/06)
CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

2006-07 Game-By-Game

2005-06 Game-By-Game

CAREER STATISTICS

SeasonG-GSMP-Avg.FG-FGAPct.3P-3PAPct.FT-FTAPct.Reb.Avg.PF-DQATOBLKSPts.Avg.
2005-0627-0250-9.324-61.3930-0.00017-24.708521.927-0222810652.4
2006-0719-0129-6.817-33.5150-1.0009-12.750201.116-011618432.3
TOTALS46-0379-8.241-94.4860-1.00027-36.750721.543-03389181092.4


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