Head coach Niya Butts and the Arizona women's basketball team open the 2012-13 season on Monday, Nov. 5 to host Grand Canyon University at McKale Center. The exhibition contest will begin at 7 p.m. MST.
2011-12: Averaged 7.6 minutes, 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds per game in 16 contests, a majority off the bench ... Also earned one start in the road game at Washington State ... Played 16 minutes in the win at Georgia Southern, collecting three rebounds, one steal and handed out one assist ... Did not play in the wins over Georgia State and Wichita State ... In two minutes of play, she grabbed two rebounds in the road win at New Mexico State ... Did not play against North Texas, BYU or Syracuse ... Scored her first points of the season with four in the win against BYU-Hawai'i ... Also had two rebounds ... Did not play in the home win over Long Beach State ... Scored a season high eight points in the road win at Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Also had four rebounds in 16 minutes of play ... Did not play in the New Mexico, UNLV, ASU, UCLA or USC games ... Returned to the court in the road loss at Oregon, scoring three points in six minutes of play ... Played 10 minutes in the road win at Oregon State and handed out one assist ... Played just three minutes in the home loss to Utah and had two rebounds ... Did not play in the home loss to Colorado ... Played three minutes in the road loss at Washington but didn't record any stats ... Harper earned her first career start in the road loss at Washington State where she had one points and five rebounds in 18 minutes of play ... Scored two points in two minutes of play in the home loss to California ... In the home loss to No. 4/4 Stanford, she had three rebounds in five minutes of play ... Played five minutes in the road loss at Colorado but did not record any stats ... Did not play in the road loss at Utah ... In the home win over Washington State, Harper had two points and two rebounds in four minutes of play ... Collected two points and one rebound in the home loss to Washington ... Did not play in the road losses at USC and at UCLA ... In the home loss to ASU, she had two points in eight minutes of play ... Did not play in the Pac-12 Tournament games vs. UCLA and ASU.
Jefferson College: The Vikings recorded an overall record of 21-11 in 2010-11 ... She pitched in with 4.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.
Personal: Born in San Antonio, Texas, she is the daughter of Timothy Harper and Cheri Harper ... Has a brother, Gregory ... Enjoys shopping, eating and sleeping.
I chose Arizona because ... I trusted and felt comfortable with the coaching staff.