Joh-Teena Filipe
Joh-Teena  Filipe

Salt Lake City, UT

High School:

Last College:

Fresno State: (2009-10) Named the team's Defensive Player of the Year ... Played in 33 games, starting 29, averaged 8.5 points and 5.5 rebounds a game ... shot 43 percent from the field and 81 percent from the free throw line ... had just over a steal a game and one block a game ... had a career-high 18 points in a win over Boise State on Jan. 27, 2010 ... had a season-best 10 rebounds against Louisiana Tech on Jan. 23 and against Idaho on Mar. 12. (2008-09) Played in all 33 games, starting the final nine games of the season ... was named to the WAC All-Tournament team ... averaged 6.4 points and 6.3 rebounds a game ... scored a season-high 16 points against Cal State Bakersfield on Nov. 14 ... had a career-high 14 rebounds against Nevada in the WAC tournament championship game ... had four blocks at Utah State on March 7 ... had 10 rebounds or more in all three games of the WAC tournament ... played a season-high 31 minutes against Nevada on March 14 ... had seven rebounds or more in 14 games during the season. (2007-08) Redshirted

University of Utah: Played two years at the University of Utah where she was instrumental in leading her team to the Elite 8 as a freshman ... team advanced to the second round of the WNIT as a sophomore.

Skyline HS: Captain of her high school team in 2005 ... named the Gatorade Player of the Year in volleyball ... First Team All-State as a junior and senior in basketball ... holds a Utah high school volleyball record for most blocks ... earned First Team All-State in volleyball.

Personal: Born April 10, 1987 in Utah ... parents are John and Tino Filipe ... has two brothers Victor and Devan and a sister Virginia ... brother Victor played football at Oregon and sister Virginia played volleyball at Alabama ... mother Tino played volleyball and basketball at BYU-Hawaii ... favorite athlete is Magic Johnson because "he is everything I want to be as a player, strong, unselfish, a leader, team player and he always as fun." ... biggest athletic thrill was against Arizona State when she stopped one the teams leading scorers and got five steals to lead her team to the Sweet 16 ... most admires her brother because no matter the situation he always continues to work hard ... majoring in Women Studies.

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