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Player Bio: Julie Brase :: Women's Basketball

  Julie Brase
Julie Brase
Player Profile
RS Senior

Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Catalina Foothills





Brase's Career Honors
UA Captain Award
Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award
UA Free Throw Percentage Award
UA Free Throw Percentage Award Bowl Classic All-Tournament Team

General: One of the team leaders... Great shooter from three-point range... One of the best shooters on the team... Plays hard... Gives 100% every game... Is the kind of player who will step up and get things done when the team needs it... Expected to have her finest season as a Wildcat... Competitive, intelligent player... Like a coach on the floor... Has great court awareness... Her career three-point percentage (.369) is third on the UA career chart... Is tied for sixth in career three-pointers made (83) and is seventh in three-pointers attempted (225)... Graduated in May 2002 with a degree in business and is currently in graduate school, working on her master’s in business administration...

2001-02: Team tri-captain... Averaged 5.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game while playing in all but one of the season’s contests... Received the starting nod in 21 games... Had two rebounds, one point and one assist against Arizona State (3/2/02) in first round of the Pac-10 Tournament... Five points, three assists against Arizona State (2/23/02)... Five points, five rebounds, four assists against USC (2/16/02)... Eight points, six assists, four rebounds against UCLA (2/14/02)... Went off for career-high 22 points to go with season-high-tying six rebounds at Washington State (2/9/02)... Tallied five points, five assists and career-high-tying 35 minutes at Washington (2/7/02)... Seven points, six rebounds against Oregon (2/2/02)... Six points, six assists against Oregon State (1/31/02)... Seven points, four assists at California (1/26/02)... Four rebounds at Stanford (1/24/02)... Career-high five steals to go with five points, four rebounds at UCLA (1/19/02)... Grabbed four boards at USC (1/17/02)... Shot 5-for-9 from three-point range on her way to team-high 17 points against UC Santa Barbara (1/14/02)... Six points, four assists against Washington State 91/10/02)... Five points, two rebounds at Oregon State (1/6/02)... Eight points, four rebounds at Oregon (1/4/02)... Three assists, two steals at Arizona State (12/30/01)... Season-high six rebounds at S.F. Austin (12/16/01)... Missed Rice (12/8/01) contest after suffering a lower back sprain against Pittsburgh (12/2/01)... Four points, two assists against Holy Cross (11/30/01)... Played career-high 35 minutes at New Mexico (11/27/01)... Had nine points and five assists against No. 15 Notre Dame (11/24/01)... Went off for 18 points and career high seven assists against Pepperdine (11/18/01) during season opener...

2001 Italy Tour: Saw her first action during the team's six-game tour of Italy last May after sitting out the entire 2000-01 season... Registered 10.5 points, 5.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game during the tour... Racked up seven rebounds, six assists and five steals during tour opener against Venezia club (5/20/01)... Credited with six assists versus San Bonifacio team (5/22/01)... Collected 14 points, five rebounds against Alessandria club (5/24/01)... Scored tour-high 18 points to go with six assists against La Spezia club (5/26/01)... Had 14 points, nine assists and five rebounds against Chieti club (5/30/01)... Closed tour with seven points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals against Palestrina team (5/31/01)...

2000-01: Redshirted for the year after having surgery on her right wrist during preseason...

1999-2000: For the second year in a row, earned the team's Free Throw Percentage Award after shooting .833 from the stripe for the season... Had six points and two rebounds at Tennessee (3/20/00) in the second round of the NCAA tournament... Contributed eight points against Kent (3/18/00) in the NCAA first round... Had four assists and three steals against Washington State (2/12/00)... Notched 11 points against UCLA (1/20/00)... Collected nine points and a career-high eight rebounds at Washington (1/15/00)... Tallied eight points, four rebounds and five assists at Washington State (1/13/00)... Hit a perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line en route to 16 points against Stanford (1/8/00)... Ran off 11 points against California (1/6/00)... Recorded nine points, two rebounds against Northern Illinois (12/15/99)... Notched nine points, five rebounds against Indiana (12/12/99) in the Bowl Classic championship... Went off for a career-high 17 points and had five assists against Colorado State (12/6/99)... Hit 4-for-5 from the floor en route to 14 points, four rebounds against UCSB (11/30/99)... Had nine points and three assists at Hawai'i (11/21/99)... Ran off 11 points and grabbed team-high six rebounds against Tennessee Tech (11/20/99) at Hawaiian Regent Classic...

1998-99: Earned the UA Free Throw Percentage Award for having the highest on the team (.811)... Averaged 6.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game... Saw action in all but one contest, starting six... Had three points and three rebounds at Rutgers (3/14/99) in second round of NCAA tourney... Collected six points in win over Florida (3/12/99) in first round of NCAAs... Ran off 11 points, including a perfect 5-of-5 performance from the line at Oregon (2/21/99)... Collected nine points and a season-high six rebounds against Washington State (2/6/99)... Racked up 15 points against Washington (2/4/99)... Shot 4-for-5 from the floor while scoring 10 points against Oregon State (1/23/99)... In her first game back without the face mask, scored eight points against Arizona State (1/16/99)... A broken nose suffered during practice on Dec. 17 hampered her play significantly for five games, because of the protective face mask she had to wear... Named to the Bowl Basketball Classic All-Tournament Team... In her first collegiate start against Louisiana Tech (12/6/98), hit a perfect 4-for-4 from three-point range en route to 16 points... Broke loose for 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting against Sam Houston State (12/4/98)...

High School: Honorable mention USA Today All-American in 1997 and 1998... Three-time Southern Arizona Player of the Year and Sertoma Club Player of the Year... Three-time first team All-Arizona... Four-year All-Sonoran Region choice... Broke nine state of Arizona scoring records and finished as all-time career scoring leader for the state with 2,913 points... Averaged 26.8 ppg, eight rpg, six spg and three apg while leading Foothills to a 25-7 record and a berth in the state semifinals in 1998... Invited to the Nike All-American Camp twice... BCI All-American... As a junior, recorded 25 points, nine rebounds and three assists per game while leading the Falcons to the state championship...

Field Goals Made: 8 at Washington State (2/9/02)
Field Goals Attempted: 16 vs. Pepperdine (11/18/01)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 5 vs. UC Santa Barbara (1/14/02)
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 10 vs. Pepperdine (11/18/01)
Free Throws Made: 10 vs. Stanford (1/8/00)
Free Throws Attempted: 10 vs. Stanford (1/8/00)
Rebounds: 8 at Washington (1/15/00)
Points: 22 at Washington State (2/9/02)
Assists: 7 vs. Pepperdine (11/18/01)
Blocked Shots: 2, twice, last vs. UC Santa Barbara (1/14/02)
Steals: 5 at UCLA (1/19/02)
Minutes Played: 35, twice, last at Washington (2/7/02)

Games Played: 87
Games Started: 46
Scoring Average: 6.1 ppg (535 points)
Rebounding Average: 2.5 rpg (220 rebounds)
Field Goal Percentage: .384 (182-474)
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage: .369 (83-225)
Free Throw Percentage: .752 (88-117)
Assists Average: 2.0 apg (175 assists)
Blocks Average: 0.1 bpg (11 blocks)
Steals Average: 0.9 spg (75 steals)
Minutes Played Average: 23.2 mpg (2021 minutes)