14 Sunny Greinacher
Fourth-straight year a Zag has been selected
Game time is 3 pm live on ESPN2
Teams have met three times prior in WCC Championship tilts
Game is live on BYUTV
Pepperdine beat Santa Clara in first round on Thursday
JUNIOR (2013-14): Game-by-game statistics...Named All-West Coast Conference…tabbed the West Coast Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player…named West Coast Conference Player of the Week twice (Dec. 9 and Jan. 13…earned West Coast Conference All-Academic…played in all 34 games for the Bulldogs, getting the starting nod 33 times…has the squads second-highest shooting percentage at 50.6 (163-of-322)…had the third-best free throw shooting percentage at 75.5 (74-of-98) was second on the team in points per game (11.8) and tied for second in rebounds per game (5.4)…also passed out 42 assists, blocked 32 shots and made 26 steals… in the West Coast Conference Tournament, averaged 15.0 points and 5.3 rebounds per game…registered double-figure points in 21 contests, including 11 West Coast Conference games…scored 20-plus points in four contests…had three double-doubles…tallied a career-high 24 points in the Bulldogs win over Pacific, March 1, hitting 8-of-15 from the field and a career-tying high 8-of-11 at the charity stripe…also grabbed seven rebounds, had three assists and blocked one shot…finished with 22 points and six rebounds against San Francisco in the first round of the West Coast Conference Tournament, March 7…scored 21 points – hitting 9-of-11 from the field and going a perfect 3-of-3 at the free throw line – in the Zags win over UC Riverside, Dec. 16…also blocked a career-high four shots…notched her first double-double of the season at Ohio State, Dec. 8; scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds…also blocked three shots against the Buckeyes…finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds at San Francisco, Jan. 17…scored 14 points, brought down 10 boards and passed out four assists in overtime win at Loyola Marymount, Jan. 23…in season-ending loss to James Madison in the NCAA Tournament, scored 17 points, had eight rebounds and three assists.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Game-by-game statistics...named All-West Coast Conference…started and played in all 33 games for Gonzaga, averaging 23.7 minutes per game…led the team in shooting percentage at 51.6 (133-258)…had the top free throw shooting percentage at 79.2 (38-48)…was third on the team in points per game at 9.2 and second in rebounds per game at 4.9…also averaged 1.3 assists and 0.8 steals per game…had 15 double-figure point games and one double-figure rebounding game…played a career-tying high 33 minutes in win over UC Riverside, USC and the University of San Diego…scored a then career-high 16 points in GU’s in over Eastern Washington, Dec. 4…also had eight rebounds and three steals against the Eagles…grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds in loss to Washington State University, Dec. 29…scored a then career-high 17 point in win over BYU, Jan. 17…tallied a career-high 21 points – 17 coming in the second half – in win over Loyola Marymount University, Jan. 31…had a career-high four steals, along with 10 points and one assist in win over Saint Mary’s College, Feb. 14.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Game-by-game statistics...the Bulldogs first player from Germany...named to the West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team...saw action in all 34 games for the Bulldogs, getting the starting nod twice...scored 132 points (3.9 ppg), grabbed 70 rebounds (2.1 rpg), dished out 29 assists, made 14 steals and had eight blocks...played 21 minutes off the bench versus Hofstra, Nov. 11 scoring eight points, grabbing five rebounds, dishing out four assists and blocking two shots...had seven points, five rebounds, two steals and one block in 20 minutes of play at the University of Idaho, Nov. 17...first double-digit point game came versus Portland State, Nov. 27 - tallied 10 points in 18 minutes...her first collegiate start came against Eastern Washington, Dec. 9...grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in GU's win over Saint Francis, Jan. 1...scored a then-career-high 12 points, hitting 4-of-5 from the field and the free throw line, in 18 minutes of play at Loyola Marymount University, Jan. 7...bested her career-high by two points in GU's win over San Francisco; finished with 14 points...drained her first career 3-pointer in the Bulldogs win over Santa Clara University, Feb. 16.
High School: Attended both Grashof Gymasium (Essen, Germany) and Willamette high (Eugene, Ore.)...was a foreign exchange student her sophomore year and led Willamette high, coached by Paul Brothers, to the Oregon 5A state championship and a perfect 27-0 record...scored 24 points and had 12 rebounds in the state championship game and was named the tourney's most outstanding player...also named the 2008-09 Oregon 5A State Player of the Year...played for the German U18 National Team for three years....averaged 14.0 points and nearly 11.0 rebounds in the 2010 European Championships in Timisoara, Romania as Germany finished ninth...in 2009, was named Best Center at the All-European Championships in the U18 Division...also the Most Valuable Player of the U18 Tournament in Slovenia with the German National Team.
Misc.: Full name is Sonja Grienacher, but goes by Sunny...hometown of Essen, Germany is a city in the central part of the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany...located on the River Ruhr, its population of approximately 579,000 makes in the 9th-largest city in Germany...parents are Jochen and Berit Greinacher...has a brother named Alexander and a sister named Jessica.
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