Women's Basketball

21  Darci Arsene
Darci Arsene


Abbottsford, B.C., Canada

High School:
Aldergrove Secondary



UW This Season: An Honorable Mention All-MWC selection in 2001-02...one of four returning Cowgirl starters this season...was an impact player on the court last season...a versatile athlete, who brings an incredible work ethic and competitive edge to the court...a strong athlete with great athletic ability.

Junior (2001-02): A 28-game starter during the season, while averaging 28.2 minutes per contest, she was the only Cowgirl player to start in every game...earned Honorable Mention All-MWC honors after finishing first in rebounding (6.9 rpg) and second in scoring (11.5 ppg) on the team...ranked fourth in rebounding and 13th in scoring in the Mountain West Conference during the 2001-02 season...shot 47% (114-244) from the field, second on the team, and 78% (90-116) from the charity stripe, third on the team...ranked tenth in field goal percentage and 12th in free throw percentage in the MWC...against Northern Arizona, she recorded 17 points and tied a career high with 15 boards in her first double-double of the season...scored a career high 23 points against Utah (1/10/02) and Air Force (3/2/02)...recorded double-digits in scoring in 18 of 28 games, along with three double-doubles...has scored in double-figures 24 times in her career, plus recorded four double-doubles...an Academic All-Conference selection for the third time in her career.

Sophomore (2000-01): Played in 26 of 28 games during the 2000-01 season, including seven starts...averaged 6.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest, which was fifth on the team...shot 45% (61-135) from the field and 67% (53-79) from the free throw line...scored in double-figures six times during the season, along with one double-double...had a season high 18 points against Colorado State (3/7/01), plus a career high 15 rebounds also against Colorado State (1/13/01)...an Academic All-Conference selection for the second year in a row.

Freshman (1999-2000): Averaged three points in 15.3 minutes as a true freshman...played in 27 of 28 games for the Cowgirls...her first career start came against Colorado (12/8/99)...added 3.3 rebounds per contest, which was third on the team...shot 40% from the field and 61% from the line...had a season high nine points against Portland (11/19/99), plus a career high six assists against UNLV (3/4/00)...earned Academic All-MWC and Scholar-Athlete honors.

High School: A three-time All-Provincial player at Aldergrove Secondary...averaged 27 points and 12 rebounds per contest over her career...also added six assists and five steals per game...was rated the top prospect in British Columbia, along with being rated among the Top 40 power forwards of the 1999 class on offense by the Reebok Report...had her jersey retired following the 1998-99 season, the first such honor for a female athlete in British Columbia...coached by Neil Brown...played on the same BSI summer league team as current Cowgirl Ann McColl, and was coached by Sam Lee, who played football at Wyoming under the late Bob Devaney...chose Wyoming over several schools including Santa Clara, the University of San Francisco, St. Mary's and West Virginia.

Personal: Born Dec. 4, 1981 in Langley, British Columbia, Canada...the daughter of Donna and Dennis Arsene...majoring in business administration...last name pronounced R-SEE-NEE

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