Julia Pitts
Julia Pitts

Player Profile

Carson, CA

High School:
North Torrance HS




2007 -- Saw action in 20 games, including 11 of the last 13 to end the season ... Had two points and two rebounds v. ASU in the Pac-10 Tournament ... Had one block at Stanford ... Had two points, one rebounds v. ASU (h) ... Scored two with two boards v. Arizona (h) ... Recorded two points, four rebounds and two assists at Oregon St. in 18 minutes of action ... Scored two and had two offensive boards at Oregon ... Totaled two points and a season-high five rebounds v. Washington (h) ... Registered two points, two rebounds at Arizona ... Recorded a rebound and steal at ASU ... Had three boards and a block v. USC (h) ... Grabbed four boards v. Oregon (h) ... Had two boards and a block at Washington ... Scored two points and had one rebound in seven minutes v. Stanford (h) ... Had one block at New Mexico ... Scored two at UCI ... Recorded two points and three rebounds vs. Texas Tech ... Saw first action of the 2006-07 season at Tennessee, scoring two with one steal in five minutes.

2006 -- Saw action in 11 games ... Played but did not score in NCAA action at Purdue ... Had two points, two rebounds in Pac-10 Tournament championship win over Stanford ... Grabbed three rebounds in win at Oregon ... Had two rebounds at home vs. USC ... Had one point, one rebound in seven minutes in home win over Washington ... Played two minutes vs. Stanford and had a steal ... Saw her first action of the 2005-06 season in the game at USC (1/21/06) ... Had two points and two boards in eight minutes at USC ... Had left knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus the week of Nov. 7, 2005.

2005 -- Redshirted after undergoing knee surgery during each of her first two years as a Bruin ... Ran the 400m for the UCLA track and field squad ... Placed second in the University/Open division at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational on Apr. 8 with a collegiate-best time of 58.45.

2004 -- Saw action in 18 games with nine starts before a knee injury halted her season ... Had surgery on Feb. 12 for a torn meniscus in her left knee and sat out the rest of the season ... Pulled down four rebounds vs. Oregon State (h) ... Had two blocks at Oregon ... Came off the bench against Ohio State for four points and four rebounds ... Handed out three assists at USC ... Scored 13 and pulled down a team-high tying seven boards vs. Fresno State ... Scored eight vs. Michigan State ... Had 13 points at Cal State Northridge ... Scored seven points at St. Mary's ... Had seven points and four boards vs. UNLV.

2003 -- Starter in the season's first eight games ... Had four points and five boards against Hawaii ... Scored 12 points and pulled down nine rebounds against Sacramento State ... Had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Northwestern State ... Scored nine points against UNLV ... Had 10 points and eight rebounds against St. Mary's ... Had 20 points and four boards at Georgia ... Scored seven points against Pepperdine ... Suffered two torn ligaments in her left knee in the first half against Baylor on Dec. 19 and missed the remainder of the season ... Had surgery on Dec. 30 ... At the time of her injury, she led the Pac-10 with a .674 shooting percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Three-year letterwinner under coach Gary Duperron at North Torrance HS ... Averaged 21 points and 15 rebounds in the 2001-2002 season ... Named all-league in 2000, '01 and '02 ... Selected All-CIF in 2001 and '02 ... All-Area selection in 2001 and '02 ... Played in back-to-back CIF championship games in 2001 and 2002 ... Bested Brea HS in the CIF semifinals ... Also lettered three years in volleyball for coach Lawrence Hom ... Named all-league in 1999, `00 and `01 ... All-CIF selection in 2000 and `01 ... League MVP in 2001 ... Chosen all-area in 2000 and `01 ... League MVP in 2001 ... Lettered four seasons in track and field for coach Candace Ham ... Four-time all-league selection ... Two-time state medalist in 2001 and `02 ... Named 2002 Female Athlete of the Year ... Had best times of 54.6 in 400m, 43.2 in the 300 IH, 25.00 in the 200m, 5-9 in the high jump and 15.00 in the 100 HH.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Julia Yvonne Pitts ... Born: April 25, 1984 in Inglewood, CA ... Parents: Chester and LaVerne Pitts ... Has five brothers (Chester II, Devin, Ryan, Chase and Chris) and three sisters (Keionna, Chele and Whitney) ... Patterns her style of play after former Bruin multi-sport athlete Kristee Porter ... Favorite things to do include eating and dancing ... English is her favorite class ... Her brother, Chester, plays with the NFL's Houston Texans, and another brother, Devin, is in training with the NFL ... Brother, Ryan, plays football and runs track for Baker University ... Sociology major.

UCLA Career Statistics


Career Highs
20, at Georgia (12/6/02)
Rebounds: 11, vs. Northwestern State (11/30/02)
Assists: 3, vs. Sacramento State (11/23/02)
Steals: 2, last vs. Michigan State (12/19/03)
Blocks: 2, last at Oregon (1/4/03)
FG Made: 8, at Georgia (12/6/02)
3-pt. FG Made:None
FT Made: 5, at Pepperdine (12/14/02)
Minutes: 36, at UNLV (12/1/02)