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Elise Nelson
Elise Nelson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Springfield, Ore.

High School:
Thurston HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

04/23/2013

Utah State Recognizes 189 Student-Athletes At Annual Whitesides Luncheon

In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.

04/18/2013

Utah State Has 45 Student-Athletes Receive Winter Academic All-WAC Honors

Of its 45 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from women's indoor track honored and 15 from men's indoor track, along with five from both gymnastics and women's basketball, and two from men's basketball.

03/08/2013

Utah State Women's Basketball Closes Out the Regular Season at UTSA Saturday

The Aggies are tied for first with Seattle heading into the regular-season finale.

03/07/2013

Balanced Attack Guides Utah State Women Over Texas State, 73-56, Thursday

Devyn Christensen breaks season-season scoring record in the win.

03/05/2013

USU Women Travel to Lone Star State to Face Texas State and UTSA

The Aggies take on the Bobcats on Thursday.

03/01/2014

USU vs SJSU

USU vs SJSU March 1, 2014

02/26/2014

USU vs UNM February 26, 2014

USU vs UNM February 26, 2014 Women's Basketball

02/19/2014

USU vs SDSU February 19,2014

USU vs SDSU Women's Basketball February 19,2014

02/12/2014

USU vs. Colorado State

Utah State University vs. Colorado State, February 12, 2014

02/01/2014

USU vs Wyoming

Utah State University Vs. Wyoming, February 1, 2014

2012-13 (SO): Played in all 32 games, starting six... Scored a season-high 10 points at San José State (Jan. 12)... Added nine points in a win against UT Arlington (Jan. 23)... Played in a season-high 26 minutes against Montana State (Dec. 1)... Had seven games with at least five rebounds, including a career-high nine at San José State (Jan. 12)... Finished third on the team in offensive rebounds, averaging 1.5 per game... For the season, shot 38.5 percent (30-of-78) and 72.0 percent from the free throw line (18-of-25)... Averaged 0.8 steals per game with seven games with multiple steals... Named to the academic all-WAC and USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete teams.

2011-12 (FR): Played in all 31 games as a freshman, started 17... Got her first collegiate start against in-state rival BYU on Dec. 17... Finished the season shooting 37.3 percent (31-of-83) from the field as well as 31-of-44 (70.5 percent) at the free throw line... Scored a career-high 12 points in a win against Utah Valley (Jan. 7)... Also came close to her first double-double in that game with a season-high eight rebounds... Was a stellar 10-for-12 from the free throw line against Utah Valley... Named to the academic all-WAC and USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete teams.

High School: Averaged 17.0 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, while shooting 78 percent from the free-throw line as a senior at Thurston (Ore.) High School... Named the Oregon State 5A Player of the Year in the Midwestern League in 2010... Garnered all-state honors in 2010 and 2011, while being named first-team all-league from 2009-2011... Was a McDonald's All-American nominee... Played club basketball with Oregon Elite in 2009 and 2010... Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field in high school... Was a district champion in long jump, hurdles and the 100m, 200m and 400m.

Personal: Full name is Elise Nan Nelson... Daughter of Rick and Lynne Nelson... Has two brothers and one sister... Major is pre-physical therapy.
























YEAR 	GP-GS	FG	PCT	3FG 	PCT	FT PCT	REB-AVG	AST 	ST 	BLK 	 PTS-AVG
11-12	31-17	31-83	.373	0-0	.000	.705	68-2.2	25	23	3	93-3.0
12-13	32-6	30-78	.385	0-1	.000	.720	92-2.9	32	27	2	78-2.4
Totals	63-23	61-161	.379	0-1	.000	.710	160-2.5	57	50	5      171-2.7
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