Omaha, Neb./W.J. Bryan HS
General: A slasher to the basket... Great athlete and shooter... Good one-on-one player... Creates a lot off the dribble... Has great instincts and feel for the game... One of the team's top perimeter defenders... Her 101 career three-pointers attempted ranks ninth and her 29 treys made ranks 10th on the UA all-time lists in those categories... Her career three-point percentage (.287) is also 10th...
1998-99: UA Defensive Player of the Year... Her 111 free throws made is sixth on the UA single season list in that category, her 157 free throws attempted is ninth and her 76 steals ranks sixth... Finished third in the Pac-10 in steals (2.71 spg), 10th in assists (3.25 apg) and tied for 16th in scoring... Was held to only five points and two assists at Rutgers (3/14/99) in the second round of NCAAs... Racked up 20 points and career-high-tying totals of eight rebounds and seven assists in win over Florida (3/12/99) in the first round of the NCAA tournament... Hit a layup with less than a second left to send that game into overtime... That particular play was selected the Compaq Play of the Week for the week of Mar. 15... Went off for 18 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds at UCLA (3/6/99)... Tied her career high with five steals at USC (3/4/99) while scoring 14 points... Came off the bench to rack up 20 points, including eight in the overtime period, at Arizona State (2/13/99)... Came up with 11 points and seven rebounds at California (1/30/99)... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on Jan. 25 for the first time in her career after leading Cats to a sweep of the Oregon schools at home... Ran off season high 20 points, including 11-of-12 from the line, against Oregon State (1/23/99)... Collected 14 points and a game-high four steals against Oregon (1/21/99)... Ran off game-high 18 points against USC (1/4/99)... Had 17 points against UCLA (1/2/99)... Led UA with 18 points at Colorado State (12/27/98)... Collected career-high seven assists at UCSB (12/19/98) while scoring 11 points... Hit 11-of-15 from the line en route to a 15-point performance against Stephen F. Austin (12/10/98)...
1997-1998:Named to Pac-10 All-Freshman Team... Selected as Arizona's Newcomer of the Year... Had five points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals against UConn (3/21/98) in Sweet Sixteen... Collected seven points, five rebounds, three blocks and two assists against Virginia (3/15/98) in second round of NCAA tourney... Shot 6-for-6 from the free throw line en route to an 11-point performance vs. UCLA (3/7/98)... Tallied 11 points, six assists at Washington (2/5/98)... Pulled down season high seven rebounds vs. Kansas (1/31/98)... Had 11 points, all in the first half, at Oregon (1/22/98)... Scored gamewinning shot at the buzzer to lift the UA over Stanford (1/12/98)... Tallied 23 points, five assists and four rebounds in that game... Had 20 points, four assists to lead Cats over Washington (1/10/98)... In her first collegiate start, hit 6-of-9 from the floor en route to 19 points at USC (1/4/98)... Tallied 10 points, three steals against Northeastern (12/5/97)... Scored 10 points off bench in collegiate debut against UCSB (11/23/97)...
1996-1997:Redshirted for the year... Went with squad to Australia during the summer but did not play in games...
High School:Attended W.J. Bryan High School in Omaha, Neb... Lettered four years in basketball and three in volleyball... Member of 1995 U.S. Junior National Team in Washington, D.C., and part of the Daubert Woodman Nebraska All-Stars... Honorable mention Street & Smith's All-American... First team All-Nebraska four years... USA Today Super Team Top-10 player... Averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and eight assists per game as a senior.. Named Nebraska's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior... Was an honor roll student... Speaker and coach at local sports camps...
Personal: Born Reshea LaNette Bristol on Feb. 10, 1978 in Omaha, Neb... Majoring in sociology... Daughter of LeRoy and Deborah Bristol... Her brother, LaRon Bristol, played basketball at the University of Portland from 1993-95... Nickname is "Styx"... Likes to pattern her game after Scottie Pippen and Dawn Staley.
Bristol's Career Highs
FG Made 9 vs. Stanford (1/12/98)
FG Attempts 15, twice, last vs. Florida (3/12/99)
3FG Made 4 vs. Stanford (1/12/98)
3FG Attempts 8 vs. Stanford (1/12/98)
FT Made 11, twice, last vs. Oregon St. (1/23/99)
FT Attempts 15 vs. Stephen F. Austin (12/10/98)
Points 23 vs. Stanford (1/12/98)
Rebounds 8, twice, last vs. Florida (3/12/99)
Assists 7, twice, last vs. Florida (3/12/99)
Blocks 3 vs. Virginia (3/15/98)
Steals 5, three times, last at USC (3/4/99)
Minutes 38 vs. Stanford (2/27/99)
Bristol's Career Stats