31 - Aarica West
Aarica West
Born: June 11, 1990
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Buena Park, Calif.
High School: Vista Murrieta
Position: G/F

CAREER: Has appeared in 56 games in her Yale career with 43 starts … In her three seasons at Yale, has played a total of 1,481 minutes, averaging 26.4 minutes per game … Scored 267 points, averaging 4.8 points per game … Shot 95-for-233 (.408) from the field, 34-for-99 (.343) from 3-point range, and 43-for-59 (.729) from the free-throw line … Recorded 183 rebounds, including 43 offensive rebounds and 140 defensive rebounds, averaging 3.3 rebounds per game … Tallied 192 assists (3.4 assists per game), 101 steals (1.8 steals per game) and nine blocks.

Career Highs
  • Points: 12, at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • FG Made: 4, Three times, most recent at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • FG Attempts: 10, at Delaware, 12/5/11
  • 3-Point FG Made: 2, Five times, most recent at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 5, Three times, most recent at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 4, Four times, most recent at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 4, Five times, most recent at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • Rebounds: 9, Twice, most recent at Harvard, 2/26/11
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, Twice, most recent at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • Defensive Rebounds: 8, at Fordham, 12/29/10
  • Assists: 10, Twice, most recent vs. Cornell, 2/10/12
  • Steals: 6, at Harvard, 2/26/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, Twice, most recent at Penn, 2/3/12
  • Minutes: 34, Six times, most recent at Harvard, 2/26/11

2011-12 Season: Appeared in 26 games with 19 starts … Averaged 4.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and a team-high 3.4 assists per game … Her 3.4 assists per game ranked fourth among Ivy League leaders and her 1.7 steals per game ranked eighth … Matched a career-high with 10 assists in the win over Cornell on Feb. 10, with nine of her assists coming in the first half … Recorded a career-high 12 points, while matching a season-high with four steals, in the win at Dartmouth on Jan. 29 … Returned to action in the win at Fairleigh Dickinson on Nov. 14, matching what was then her career-high of nine points, after missing the season opener due to a foot injury.

2011-12 Season Highs
  • Points: 12, at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • FG Made: 4, at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • FG Attempts: 10, at Delaware, 12/5/11
  • 3-Point FG Made: 2, Three times, most recent at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 5, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throws Made: 4, Twice, most recent at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 4, Twice, most recent at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • Rebounds: 6, at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • Defensive Rebounds: 5, vs. Dartmouth, 2/17/12
  • Assists: 10, vs. Cornell, 2/10/12
  • Steals: 4, Three times, most recent at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • Blocked Shots: 2, at Penn, 2/3/12
  • Minutes: 33, at Brown, 1/13/12

2010-11: Appeared in 29 games with 24 starts … Averaged 5.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game … Led the Bulldogs in shooting percentage (44.8 percent, 52-for-116) … Recorded a team-leading 103 assists (3.6 apg) and 55 steals … Second on the team in free-throw shooting (75.8 percent, 25-for-33) … Third on the team in total rebounds (112) … Recorded a career-high six steals and matched career-high nine rebounds in leading Yale to win at Harvard on Feb. 26, 2011 … Scored a career-high nine points five times … Recorded five or more assists 10 times … Dished out a career-high 10 assists to help lead the Bulldogs to their first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent vs. then-No. 14 Florida State on Dec. 18, 2010, becoming the first Yale player to record 10 or more assists in a game since Stephanie Marciano had 10 against Stony Brook on Dec. 7, 2007.

2009-10: Limited to 1 game because of injury.

Before Yale: Played four years scholastically in Murrieta, Calif. and one post-graduate year at Deerfield Academy...Street and Smith All-American...A two-time All-League selection in high school, including a first team and Most Valuable Player nod as a senior...Lead her league in assists as a junior...Led Vista Murrieta in steals and assists as a senior in 2008...Won the three-point contest in league All-Star Game...Team MVP at Deerfield Academy.

Personal: Daughter of Toni Lynn West...Has five siblings: Aaron, Aaric, Aaris, Aadrian and Aariel...Cousin Shane Mack played nine seasons in Major League Baseball with five different teams.