UCLA Women's Basketball BIO
Thea Lemberger
Player Profile:
Thea Lemberger 1263544
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.
High School: Santa Monica HS
Experience: 2 Letters
•Saw action in 28 games with 24 starts
•14th in Pac-12 in assists (2.6 all games), 15th in assists in Pac-12 games (2.8 apg), 12th in Pac-12 games in three-point field goal percentage (.327)
•Led the team with 18 points in an upset win at No. 11 Oklahoma
•Scored a season-best 20 with a career-best four three-pointers in the win over Saint Joseph's (Dec. 31)
•Had a career-high nine assists and five steals to go with three points in a home win over Arizona (Jan. 25)
•Missed all three games of the Pac-12 Tournament (Mar. 8-10) with an elbow injury
•Scored in double-digits in 13 games
•Had at least three assists in 15 games
•Was second on the team in three-pointers made (27) and third in assists (74)

•Saw action in all 30 games with 29 starts
•15th in Pac-12 scoring, 13th in assists, 9th in ft %, 10th in 3-pt. shots made, 5th in minutes played
•Named honorable mention All-Pac-12 by the coaches
•Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12
•Scored a career-best 26 points against Cal
•Scored in double-digits in 22 games
•Had at least three assists in 18 games
•Led the team with 40 three-pointers

•Saw action in 14 games off the bench
•Sat out 13 games due to a leg injury
•Handed out season-high four assists v. UC Santa Barbara
•Scored best of three points v. Washington State
•Played high of 19 minutes v. Montana State

•Attended Santa Monica, CA HS
•Played four seasons for coach Marty Verdugo
•Led her team in scoring (18.3), assists (3.3) and steals (1.8) as a senior
•Connected on 48 three-point shots as a senior
•Scored at least 20 points in 13 games as a senior, including 31 vs. Palos Verdes HS
•Made 79% of her free throw and 46% of her field goal attempts
•Team won the CIF Div. IA championship and Ocean League championship as a senior (first CIF champ, in any sport, for her HS)
•Named CIF Div. IA Player of the Year as a senior
•Named MVP of the Ocean League as a senior
•Named to first-team Jewish Sports Review HS All-America team in 2009-10
•McDonald's All-America nominee
•Helped lead her team to the semifinals of the Southern California state regional tournament as a senior
•Averaged 16.5 points, 3.7 assists, 2.3 steals per game as a junior
•Made 57 three-point shots as a junior
•Her team advanced to the CIF Div. 4 semifinals as a junior
•Named Ocean League Most Outstanding Player and All-CIF as a junior

•Full name: Thea Rose Lemberger
•Born on May 26, 1992 in Santa Monica, CA
•Family: Parent: Nance Rosen; has two older brothers: Logan and Camryn
•Lists NBA standout Kobe Bryant as the famous athlete she most admires
•Biggest athletic thrill to date has been winning Nike Nationals with her club team (Cal Swish) in summer '09
•Hobbies include going to the beach, hanging out, basketball
•Pre-Psychology major


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