33 - Destini Mason
Destini Mason
Born: 11/18/1990
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.
High School: Perris HS
Position: Guard

 UC Santa Barbara
2010-11
As a sophomore, played in 19 of 31 games averaging 8.2 minutes per game (156 minutes total)... Scored 57 points for the Gauchos (3.0 per game average) ... Shot 68 percent from the free-throw line, and helped the team collect 25 rebounds ... Scored career-high 9 points against St. Mary's on Dec. 3, a game in which she went 3-for-6 from the floor and 3-for-4 from the free-throw line ... In Big West play, Mason played 77 minutes (7.7 per game average), with a total of 9 rebounds, 3 steals, and 22 points. 

2009-10

Did not participate.

High School

A two-time all-league player and four-year varsity letterwinner for Marvin Williams' Perris High team, Mason averaged 16 points per game, four rebounds per game, four assists per game and two steals per game as a senior...Was part of four consecutive league champion teams, resulting in CIF appearances from 2005-09...Saw her scoring average rise each season she played for the Panthers, from 10 ppg as a freshman, to 12 as a sophomore and 14 ppg as a junior...Made 35 3-pointers as a senior...Scored 35 points vs. Vista Murrieta as a senior...Enjoyed career-highs of 10 rebounds vs. Hemet High, six assists against Paloma High, six steals vs. Modesto Christian and two blocks against Lake Elsinore High.

Personal

Destini Reneé Mason was born on Nov. 18, 1990 in Compton, Calif. to parents Kevin and Lisa Mason...Plans to major in history at UCSB...Goes by the nickname "Des"...Favorite movies are "Love and Basketball" and "The Notebook"...Calls WNBA player Deanna Nolan her favorite athlete...Enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, watching movies, skating and bowling...Favorite TV shows are "The Game" and "The Boondocks"...Most memorable moment came when she nailed a 3-pointer to send a game into overtime which Perris High eventually won...Was also recruited by UTEP, UNLV and Oregon State...Has three siblings - Chase and Tyler, both 13, and Marquel Lee, who is 24...Career aspiration is to play in the WNBA.

Year

G/GS

Min

FG/FGA

FG%

3FG/FGA

3FG%

FT/FTA

FT%

Off. Reb

Def. Reb

Tot

Avg

PF

DQ

Ast

TO

Blk

Stl

Pt.

Avg.

10-11

19-0

156

21-52

.404

4-14

.286

11-16

.688

10

15

25

1.3

11

0

8

18

1

5

57

3.0

Total

19-0

156

21-52

.404

4-14

.286

11-16

.688

10

15

25

1.3

11

0

8

18

1

5

57

3.0

 

    Career Highs  
Points 9 vs. St. Marys 12/3/10
Rebounds 3 vs. Cal St. Bakersfield   12/14/10
Assists 3 vs. UTEP 12/11/10
Steals 2 vs. St. Marys 12/3/10
Blocks 1 vs. Cal St. Bakersfield 12/14/10
FG Made 3 three times three times
FG Attempted 9 vs. Pacific 1/8/11
FT Made 3 vs. St. Marys 12/3/10
FT Attempted 4   twice twice