Women's Basketball

10  Rebecca Vanderjagt
Rebecca Vanderjagt


Townsville, Australia

Last College:
James Cook University



UW This Season: The only Cowgirl starter back from a year ago...will continue to be a main contributor on both ends of the court this season.

*Was granted a waiver by the NCAA for an additional semester of elibility in order to complete the 2008-09 season as a senior, thus giving her two junior seasons in previous years.

*Junior (2007-08): Played in 31 games with 30 starts during the season for the Cowgirls...averaged 3.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game...was second on the team in blocked shots (1.3 bpg), which ranked fourth in the MWC...shot 40-104 (.385) from the field and 19-55 (.345) from the three-point line...in league games, she also ranked fourth in blocked shots (21, 1.3 bpg)...with two blocked shots against UNLV (1/23/08), she moved in to the Top 15 in that category in school history and is currently seventh overall with 65...her 40 blocks are also ninth on the single-season list...played in a career high 38 minutes and recorded a career high five assists and three steals against San Diego State (2/20/08)...tied her career high with eight rebounds against Colorado State (1/26/08)...finished with a season high four blocked shots against TCU (1/12/08)...recorded a career high 12 points, while shooting 3-5 (.600) from the field against Texas Woman's University (12/15/07)...followed that up with nine points while shooting 4-5 (.800) from the field against Northern Colorado (12/17/07)...recorded seven points and five rebounds, while adding four assists against Wisconsin (11/20/07)...had three points, five rebounds and three blocked shots, while playing 31 minutes against Kansas State (11/15/07)...played 14 minutes in the Cowgirls opening exhibition game against Chadron State (11/2/07)...finished with three points, three rebounds and two assists...played ten minutes in the second exhibition game for the Cowgirls.

Junior (2006-07): Played in 32 of 36 games, while averaging 10.9 minutes per game off the bench during the season...averaged 1.4 points and 1.3 rebounds per game...shot 20-47 (.426) from the field...also had 15 assists and 11 blocked shots...finished with a season high nine points and one steal while shooting 3-3 (1.00) from the field and 2-2 (1.00) from the free throw line against Colorado State (2/25/07)...had six points and two blocked shots while shooting 3-5 (.600) from the field against TCU (1/20/07)...recorded a season high two assists and one blocked shot against San Diego State (1/17/07)...finished with five points, six rebounds and one steal against Utah State (12/17/06)...had three rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot against Charlotte (11/24/06)...recorded four points and four rebounds against Northern Colorado (11/15/06)...in the first regular season game, she played five minutes and had one assist against San Francisco (11/12/06)...had three points and three rebounds in 16 minutes of play in the exhibition game against Colorado Christian (11/10/06)...played 18 minutes in the Cowgirls first exhibition game against Adams State (11/3/06)...finished with three points, five assists and four rebounds in the game.

Sophomore (2005-06): Started in 19 of 28 games she played in during the season at the forward position, while averaging 16.9 minutes in those games...averaged 2.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.5 blocked shots per game...had 17 assists and eight steals on the year...finished with nine points, while shooting 3-4 (.750) from beyond the arc against TCU (2/8/06)...recorded a career high eight rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots against Air Force (1/11/06)...had a season high ten points in 30 minutes of play against Colorado (11/21/05)...started in the first game of her career against Sacramento State (11/19/05)...finished with two rebounds and one blocked shot in 13 minutes of play...played in the first game of her career as a Cowgirl against Adams State (11/3/05)...scored seven points and had five rebounds while playing 24 minutes...played in 23 minutes while scoring four points in the second exhibition game against Metro State (11/11/05)...named Academic All-MWC in her first year with the program.

High School: A two-time Junior All-Australian Camp selection in 2003 and 2004, she attended the Australian Institute of Sport Academy in 2003...represented the Queensland North State in 2002 and 2003, and was a Queensland All-State representative...was a teammate of former Cowgirl Hanna Zavecz, while at the Australian Institute of Sport.

Personal: Full name Rebecca Ann Vanderjagt...born May 5, 1986 in Gosford, NSW, Australia...the daughter of Ron and Jennie Vanderjagt...has two brothers, Greg and David...David plays basketball at Western Washington University....currently majoring in zoology.

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