3 - Nicole Nesbit
Nicole Nesbit
Born: 04/02/1992
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake HS
Position: Guard

UC Santa Barbara
2010-11
All-Big West Freshman Team
As a freshman Nesbit played in all 31 games for the Gauchos, totaling 654 minutes of playing time for a 21.1 per game average ... Scored the fifth-most points on the team with an average of 7.0 points per game (217 total) ... Had second-most steals for the team with 25 for a 0.8 per game average ... She tallied the third-most assists with 73 (2.4 per game) ... Sank 76 percent from the free-throw line going 47-for-62 ... Scored double-digits in 10 games throughout the season ... Scored career-high 15 points on Feb. 12 against UC Riverside, a game in which she went 3-for-3 from the free-throw line and 2-for-2 from beyond the 3-point line ... In her one start on the season, Dec. 14 at Cal State Bakersfield, she had five steals, four assists and 13 points ... On Dec. 18 Nesbit went 7-for-8 from the floor totaling 14 points, with 3 assists and 3 steals ... In Big West play she averaged 22.5 minutes per game, and shot 82 percent from the free-throw line ... Averaged 7.8 points per game in conference action.

High School

Earned four varsity letters at Harvard-Westlake High where she played for coach Melissa Hearlihy ... Finished her career by scoring over 1,500 points ... As a senior she was named the Mission League MVP as well as a First Team All-CIF, a First Team All-State and a First Team All-Area ... Led the Wolverines to the Mission League title as well as the regional, CIF and California state playoffs ... Averaged 15 points, seven assists, five rebounds, five steals as a senior while shooting 40 percent from the field and 3-point range to go with 82 percent shooting from the free throw line ... Was a four-time First Team All-Mission League selection ... As a junior Nicole was also a First Team All-Area pick, First Team All-CIF and Second Team All-State ... Averaged 12 points, four rebounds, seven assists and four steals as a junior while helping the team to the CIF title ... In her junior year Nicole had some of her finest games - scoring 29 points with 10 rebounds vs. Louisville and passing out nine assists with six steals against Chaminade ... Her sophomore season, Nicole was a Second Team All-CIF selection as she averaged 16 points, four rebounds, five assists and three steals ... During her freshman season Nicole was a Second Team All-CIF pick as she averaged 14 points, four rebounds, six assists and five blocked shots per game ... Helped Harvard-Westlake to the league title and the second round of the CIF playoffs ... Also competed in softball and track and field for the Wolverines ... Won the Mission League triple jump title.

Personal

Nicole Ann Nesbit was born in Los Angeles on April 2, 1992 to Michael and Charlotte Nesbit ... Plans to major in biology at UCSB with a potential minor in psychology or philosophy ... Aspires to become an orthopedic surgeon ... Has a sister, Briana, who is 15 ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite movies are "The Holiday" and "The Notebook" ... Enjoys swimming and reading in her free time ... Favorite books are "The Great Gatsby," and "A Streetcar Named Desire" ... Enjoys the literary works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Stephanie Meyer, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Favorite athletes are Allen Iverson, Steve Nash and Rajon Rondo ... Watches the Vampire Diaries, Gossip Girls, Glee, True Blood, One Tree Hill, 90210 and Friday Night Lights ... Goes by the nickname of "Nic" ... Most memorable athletic achievement came when Harvard-Westlake won the state basketball title ... Was also recruited by LMU, Pepperdine, Montant, Colorado State, Arizona State, Penn, Harvard, USC and Northwestern ... Calls coming to Santa Barbara one of the best decisions she's ever made.

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

31-1

654

80-187

.428

10-24

.417

47-62

.758

10

58

68

2.2

61

1

73

77

3

25

217

7.0

Total

31-1

654

80-187

.428

10-24

.417

47-62

.758

10

58

68

2.2

61

1

73

77

3

25

217

7.0

 

  Career Highs 
Points15 vs. UC Riverside2/12/11
Rebounds6vs. St. Johns12/19/10
Assists6vs. Long Beach State  2/24/11
Steals5twicetwice
Blocks1twicetwice
FG Made7vs. Fresno12/18/10
FG Attempted12vs. Long Beach State2/24/11
FT Made6twicetwice
FT Attempted  8vs. Pacific1/8/11

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