Bulldogs honor seniors Bree Farley and Taylor Thompson, hand out season awards
Fresno State has now won three-straight to improve to 6-3 on the season
The returning MW champions blended old and new to a season-opening triumph.
The Fresno State women's basketball team traveled down under to Australia for an 11-day preseason tour.
Fresno State vs. Nebraska (USATSI)
Women's basketball vs. Stanford, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
2014-15 (RS Junior): Played in 24 games, averaging 10.8 minutes per contest ... posted a season-high 16 points and added five rebounds in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 10 as she helped the Bulldogs to a 74-66 win ... finished the season three double-digit scoring performances in the final four games ... recorded 13 points and a season-best six rebounds and three steals in on March 19 in a 79-73 win over San Francisco in the first round of the WNIT in which she played a season-high 26 minutes.
2013-14 (RS Sophomore): Played in all 33 games, making six starts, four in the first four games and the fifth on Jan. 22 at Nevada ... named the Mountain West Player of the Week on Dec. 16 after scoring a career-high 27 points on 8-of-17 shooting from the field and 5-of-9 from the three in a win over Portland ... also had nine rebounds to go with her 27 points in that victory ... led Fresno State with five double-digit rebound games, posting a career-high 13 rebounds vs. Santa Clara on Dec. 8 ... had three double-doubles on the year, coming at Seton Hall, against Santa Clara and at Boise State ... averaged 21.6 minutes per game, the most of any player on the team who did not start 15 or more games on the season ... her 39 3-pointers were the fourth-most on the team.
2012-13 (Sophomore): Sat out the season in accordance with NCAA transfer regulations ... has three seasons of eligibility remaining.
Prior to Fresno State: Appeared in 15 games for UCLA in 2011-12, averaging 16.3 minutes per game ... she averaged 5.7 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest with eight steals and three blocks.
High School: Played her junior and senior seasons for coach Marty Verdugo at Santa Monica [Calif.] High School, where she averaged 13.7 points per game as a senior ... led her team to a 23-10 record as a senior ... made 25 3-pointers and scored in double-figures 23 times in 2009-10 ... averaged 9.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and led her team to a 28-7 record as a junior ... led team to CIF Div. IA title and to the semifinals of the Southern California state regional tournament as a junior.
Personal: Born on Jan. 15, 1993 in Arizona ... daughter of Kimberly Coleman and Joseph Faulk ... has one brother, Montgomery ... biggest athletic thrill is just competing on a daily basis ... list NBA standout Kobe Bryant as the famous athlete she most admires ... majoring in communications.
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