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  Carly Funicello
Carly Funicello

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Hills, CA

High School:
Alemany HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
Center

UCLA - Had a terrific year as a part-time starter and vital frontline reserve … Had several big games and individual plays which keyed Bruin wins … Loaded with big-time potential … Started all 27 games at center as a freshman … Fundamentally sound post-player.

1999 - Starter in five games and has 36 career starts … Had the first two double-doubles of her career - 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. North Carolina (11/29/98) and 16 points and 17 rebounds vs. Washington State (1/30) … Ranked first on the UCLA squad with a .571 (68-119) shooting percentage … Shot 7-10 from the field while scoring a then-season-high 14 points and making a career-high four steals at SDSU … Had 13 points vs. USC (1/23) … Scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds vs. Cal (2/14) … Had a key steal, block and diving retrieval of a loose ball, all in the last 1:15 of the ASU (3/4) win.

1998 - Came off the bench in the final 25 games after starting the first four contests … Tied her career high with three blocked shots vs. Notre Dame … Had a season-best 12 points and seven rebounds in the win over Cal in Pauley … Had 10 points vs. North Carolina … Scored 10 points on 3-4 fg shooting and blocked two shots vs. Arizona State … Had 10 points at Cal, hitting 3-3 from the field and 11 points on 4-5 shooting vs. Oregon State … Made 21 of her last 31 shots (.677).

1997 - Earned All-Pac-10 Freshman team honorable mention honors … Starter in all 27 games … Led the Bruin team with 20 blocked shots … Opened her career with a 17-point performance vs. San Diego … Had a season-best eight rebounds in games vs. USC (2/22) and Oregon (1/31) … Hit all seven of her shots from the field in the win over ASU (2/16) and totaled 15 points in all.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years for coach Melissa Hearlihy at Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, CA … Named Los Angeles Times San Fernando Valley Player of the Year as a senior … First-team Daily News All-Area team selection her last two seasons … Earned All-State honors from Cal-Hi Sports … Two-time CIF Division II first-team selection … Team captain as a senior … Rated No. 65 prospect nationally by Blue Star Report … Team won last three consecutive Mission League titles and went unbeaten in the process … Named Mission League Player of the Year as a junior … Also played club basketball for the Sharks.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Carly Rose Funicello … Born: July 21, 1978 in Panorama City, CA … Parents: Daniel and Kathleen Funicello … Has two brothers (Paul, Matthew) and one sister (Beth) … Lists getting 17 rebounds against Washington State as her biggest thrill in sports to date … Three-sport UCLA standout Kristee Porter is the athlete she most admires … Favorite class is Oceanography … History major.

Career Statistics

Year    G-Gs   Min/Avg  Fg-Fga  Pct.  Ft-A  Pct. Reb./Avg. A  B St  TP Avg 
'98-99  31-5  501/16.2  68-119 .571  37-50 .740   127/4.1 19 15 24 173 5.6
'97-98  29-4  345/11.9   42-80 .525  25-42 .595    69/2.4 12 11 16 109 3.8 
'96-97 27-27  614/22.7  75-153 .490  33-63 .524   109/4.0 20 20 19 183 6.8 
Totals 87-36 1460/16.8 185-352 .526 95-155 .613   305/3.5 51 46 59 465 5.3 
Pac-10 54-23  925/17.1 107-202 .530  59-89 .663   191/3.5 37 35 36 273 5.1 
3-Point Shooting: none

Career Highs
Points:
17 vs. USD (11/23/96)

Rebounds:
17, vs. WSU (1/30/99)

Assists:
3, last vs. Wash. St. (2/25/99)

Steals:
4, last at SDSU (12/11/98)

Blocks:
3, last vs. Notre Dame (11/30/97)

FGs made:
7, last at SDSU (12/11/98)

3-pt FGs made:
None

FT Made:
6, last vs. Pepperdine (12/30/98)

Minutes:
35 vs. W. Kentucky (11/28/96)

Turnovers:
7 vs. Washington (3/6/97)


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