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#14 Malena Washington
Position: Guard
Other Position: G
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Beaumont, Texas
High School: Central High School
Experience: Junior College

SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
Played in all 30 games for Arizona, including starting the final 25 of the season, averaging 6.9 points a contest good for third best on the team… Logged 24.1 minutes per contest and logged double-digit minutes in every game this season… Recorded the third most minutes played on the team (724)… Shot 75-of-220 (34.1%) from the floor… Scored double-digits on seven separate occasions… Was second on the team with 64 assists for the season (2.1 per contest)… Averaged 2.1 rebounds (62 on the year) and 0.5 blocks per game… Was third best on the team shooting 47-of-60 (78.3%) from the free throw line… Was 9-of-45 from three-point range shooting 20%... Registered a steal at FIU (11/28)… Had a team-high 12 points vs. Toledo (11/30)…named to FIU Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team....had three assists and two steals at SFA (12/20)...tallied a steal vs. Washington (1/3)… Recorded three assists and a steal against Arizona State (1/08/15)…had two assists and two steals at Arizona State (1/10) … Led the team with two assists at Stanford (1/16)…recorded three assists vs. Oregon State (1/23)… Totaled four assists against Oregon (1/25)...had a season-high 16 points at Colorado (2/1)…logged three assists at California (2/6)… Tallied two assists at USC (2/20)… Scored 14 points and registered three assists at UCLA (2/22)…Grabbed a steal against Utah (3/1)… recorded three assists  vs. UCLA in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament. 

TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE
Led Tyler Junior College to a 30-6 record…was named an All-American after her freshman year. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Was named team captain in her senior season at Central High School…Earned All-District honors all four years…Was named to the All-Region team her junior and senior seasons and the All-State team in her senior season.

PERSONAL 
Born Malena Marae’ Washington…Daughter of Leaonard and Mareta Washington…Has one older brother Malik...Has two older sisters, Emmarie and Bri’Anne…Plans on studying Criminal Justice at Arizona.

I CHOSE ARIZONA BECAUSE
I enjoyed my visit and it’s close to my hometown in California.

 CAREER HIGHS

Points

16 – at Colorado, 02/01/15

Rebounds

7 – at Wake Forest, 12/07/14

FG Made

6 (2x) – last at UCLA, 02/22/15

FG Att

13 – vs. Toledo, 11/30/14

3FG Made

3 – at UCLA, 02/22/15

3FG Att

7 – at UCLA, 02/22/15

FT Made

6 – at Utah, 01/30/15

FT Att

7 – vs. Southern, 12/11/14

Assists

4 (2x) – last vs. Oregon, 01/25/15

Steals

2 (4x) – last at California, 01/18/15

Blocks

1 – vs. Oregon, 01/25/15

Minutes

37 – vs. Oregon, 01/25/15