UCLA Women's Basketball BIO
Nina Earl
Player Profile:
Nina Earl 1266844
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pomona, CA
High School: Diamond Ranch HS
Experience: 3 Letters

UCLA Outlook:
•Can play all positions on the floor
•One of fastest players on team; excels in transition
•Gets after it on the defensive end

•Shot a career-best .512 from the field
•Starter in the first five games of the season
•Multiple steals in 12 games
•Played double-figure minutes in 22 games
•Scored a season-best 13 points vs. WSU for her 21st career double-digit scoring game

•Saw action in all 31 games with four starts (CSUF, Oregon, Oregon State, USC)
•Played double-figure minutes in 23 games
•Scored season-high 17 points in win over San Diego
•Recorded eight double-figure scoring games
•Had nine games with two or more steals

•Named to the honorable mention Pac-10 All-Freshman and All-Defensive teams
•Tied for second on the team and 20th in the Pac-10 in scoring (8.7 ppg)
•Saw action in all 31 games with 15 starts
•Scored in double figures in 11 contests and led the team in scoring five times
•Played at least 20 minutes in 24 games
•Had 12 games with at least two steals
•Recorded her first collegiate double-double with a 23-point, 10-rebound effort at Arizona
•Scored an additional 17 points in the home win over Arizona
•In her first career start, scored 17 points against Cal Poly

High School:
•Totaled 2,291 points, 906 rebounds, 298 assists and 544 steals in four years at Diamond Ranch HS
•Averaged 21.6 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 3.8 steals and 1.1 blocks as a senior
•Two-time CIF Player of the Year and Cal Hi Sports All-State selection; a three-time league MVP
•MVP of the CIF vs. City All-Star game
•Led her team to the 2007 CIF title game, where she scored 35 points
•Scored at least 20 points in 16 games
•Averaged 19.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 3.8 steals and 1.5 blocks as a junior and earned Street & Smith's and Rise Magazine honorable mention All-America honors
•Led her team to the 2006 CIF 3AA championship
•As a sophomore, averaged 20.6 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.7 steals per game
•Started 27 games as a freshman and averaged 15 points and seven rebounds
•Played club basketball for FBC, which won 2006 adidas Tournament of Champions
•Lettered one season in track and field, competing in the 4x400 relay and 400m

•Full name: Nina Ann-Marie Earl
•Born on January 16, 1989 in Upland, CA
•Family: Parents Michael Earl and Jennifer Lyons; Brothers Michael, Jonathan and Benjamin
•Cousin is former UCLA football great Kenny Easley
•Lists her biggest athletic thrill as winning the 2006 CIF 3AA Championship
•Has baked an award-winning caramel cake
•Hobbies include shopping, listening to music and playing basketball
•Knows American Sign Language
•English major

Career Highs:
Points - 23 at Arizona (12/30/07); Rebounds - 10 at Arizona (12/30/07); Assists - 4, last at Rice (12/17/08); Steals - 5 v. Oregon State (1/2/09); Blocks - 2 v. Oregon State (1/2/09); FG Made - 8 at Arizona (12/30/07); 3-pt. FG Made - 2 v. UC Riverside (12/21/07); FT Made - 8 v. CS Northridge (11/30/08); Minutes - 38 at Arizona (12/30/07)

UCLA Career Statistics


3-point Shooting: 2010 - 0-0 (.000), 2009 - 0-4 (.000), 2008 - 7-28 (.250); Totals - 7-32 (.219).
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