NO PLAYER POSITION HGT YR HIGH SCHOOL/HOMETOWN 10 Nikki DePeel Guard 5 96 9 9 So Hanford/West Richland, WA 12 Alexandria Allen Guard 5 97 9 9 So White Swan/Wapato, WA 14 Rondelle Guthrie Guard 5 97 9 9 So Zillah/Zillah, WA 20 Monique Wickenhagen Guard 5 96 9 9 Fr Naches/Selah, WA 22 Vanessa Torbay Guard 5 96 9 9 Fr Sunnyside/Sunnyside, WA 24 Lindsey Begaii Forward 5 910 9 9 So Winslow/Dilcon, AZ 30 Karli Thomas Guard 5 96 9 9 So West Valley/Yakima, WA 32 Brittany Cherry Forward 5 98 9 9 So Pasco/Pasco, WA 34 Anselma Azurin Guard 5 90 9 9 Fr Wapato/Wapato, WA 40 Dora Brings Yellow Forward 5 96 9 9 Fr Taholah/Taholah, WA 42 Jennifer Bailey Center 6 91 9 9 So Coupeville/Coupeville, WA 44 Lauren Rada Forward 5 910 9 9 Fr Columbia Burbank/Burbank, WA 50 Samantha White Temple Center 6 90 9 9 Fr Lapwai/Lapwai, ID 52 Beth Alexander Forward 5 910 d Fr Pasco/Pasco, WA 54 Stephanie Morrison Center 5 911 d Fr Davenport/Davenport, WA Head Coach: Cheryl Holden Assistant Coach: Kaci Bernsen Assistant Coach: Rolando Garcia Assistant Coach: Jessica Miller JENN BAILEY #42 Center 6 91 High School/Hometown: ... more. less.
Coupeville/Coupeville, WA Academic Goals: Finish with my AA and get accepted into a dental program Academic Areas of Interest: Dental Hygiene Athletic Goal: Place higher this year at NWACC Honors/Awards: Student of the quarter, two honorable mentions, inspiration, defense and captain award Hobbies: Volleyball, watching movies, singing in the shower and hanging out with friends Greatest Sports Moment: Beating our rival La Conner and shooting 100% from the free throw line Favorite Athlete: Diana Turasi Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball, Coach Carter, and Hoosiers ALEXANDRIA ALLEN #12 Guard 5 97 High School/Hometown: White Swan/Wapato, WA Academic Goal: Earn my AA degree Academic Areas of Interest: Elementary Ed. Athletic Goal: Get better than 7th in NWAACC Honors/Awards: 1st Team All League, 1st Team All State, league and district champs, 7th in state, 2nd Team All NWAACC Hobbies: Video games, texting, sleeping, hanging with friends, and taking walks Greatest Sports Moment: Beating Zillah to win the district championship and cutting down the net. Favorite Athlete: Dwayne Wade Family member that has played college athletics: Tony Lopez-football at CWU, Basketball SCC, and Josh Lopez-football at CWU Favorite Movie: Billy Madison, Night at the Roxbury, Anchorman, and Wedding Crashers ANSELMA AZURIN #34 Point Guard/ Guard 5 91 High School/Hometown: Wapato/Wapato, WA Academic Goals: Earn my AA degree Academic Areas of Interest: Business Management Athletic Goal: Play better as a person and as a team Honors/Awards: Athlete of the Year 2006-2007 Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and family Greatest Sports Moment: The opportunity to form friendships Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Harry Potter LINDSEY BEGAII #24 Post/Guard 5 910 High School/Hometown: Winslow/Dilcon, AZ Academic Goals: Earn my AA degree Academic Areas of Interest: Elementary Education Athletic Goal: Win NWAACC Hobbies: Watching movies Greatest Sports Moment: Back-to-back 3A state champions Favorite Athlete: Pistol Pete Maravich Family member that has played college athletics: Sister played at Chandler-Gilbert Community College Favorite Movie: Remember the Titans BETH ALEXANDER #52 Forward/Center 5 910 High School/Hometown: Pasco/Pasco,WA Academic Goals: Business/Accounting Academic Areas of Interest: Undecided Athletic Goal: Scholarship to a 4-year WA school Honors/Awards: cMost School Spirit d Hobbies: Any sport, snowboarding, skiing, riding Greatest Sports Moment: Playing CBC Basketball Favorite Athlete: Steve Nash Family member that has played college athletics: Jacob Galstad-Football Favorite Movie: Lethal Weapon CHERYL HOLDEN Head Coach (6 years, 105-69 .603) BA Education Central Washington University MA Management Antioch University-McGregor Head Women 9s Basketball Coach Cheryl Holden enters her seventh season as Women 9s Head Basketball Coach at Columbia Basin College.<br><br> Holden 9s career record of 105-69 (.603 win percentage) includes an East Re- gion Championship and an NWAACC Championship in 2005. During the season of 2005, Holden was named the NWAACC Coach of the Year and the Eastern Region Coach of the Year after guiding the Hawks to a record of 26-6. In 2007, Holden 9s team finished 21-10 placing second in the East Region and seventh at the NWAACC Tournament.<br><br> During her six-year tenure, Holden has helped seven players move on to the four year level. Since arriving at CBC, Holden 9s teams have qualified for the playoffs twice after finishing fifth in the East Region during the 2003, 2004, and 2006 seasons. She has elevated the Women 9s Basketball program to new heights in her six years at CBC.<br><br> According to the Women 9s Basketball Coaches Association, the 2004-05 Hawks also ranked fifth in the nation among junior and com- munity colleges in 2005 with a 3.245 GPA. In 2006, the CBC 9s women achieved an even greater grade point average of 3.398. Holden came to CBC from West Valley High in Yakima.<br><br> She led the Rams to their first ever state championship in 2001. Her five-year record was 117-21 (.847 winning percentage) and ranks her among the best in Mid-Valley League history. Holden recently achieved a long-time goal of earning a Master Degree in Arts in Management at Antioch Universtiy-McGregor.<br><br> She also works as the Director for High School Programs at the college. ROLANDO GARCIA Assistant Coach BA Liberal Studies (Pre-Physical Therapy) Northwest Nazarene University Coach Garcia is entering his fifth season on Coach Hold- en 9s staff, serving as the Head Assistant Coach. Garcia offers a wealth of knowledge to the program.<br><br> Garcia primarily works with the guards, a position he played during high school and college. He led his team to the 1A State Championship at Grandview High before playing at CBC for two years. After winning an NWAACC Champion- ship at CBC, Garcia played at Northwest Nazarene under former CBC coach Ed Weidenbach where he was also named All-American Honorable Mention.<br><br> Coach Garcia is currently working on obtaining a Masters in Educational Administration from Washington State University. He works at CBC as the Title V Director. KACI HOBART Assistant Coach BA Psychology Central Washington Univer- sity Coach Hobart enters her first year as an assistant coach at CBC.<br><br> As a former player at CBC, she helped CBC win the 2005 NWAACC Championship earning the tourna- ment Most Valuable Player Award (see Kaci Bernsen). After the 2005 season, Hobart signed a Letter of Intent to play basketball at University of Great Falls. After a short stint at UGF, she transferred to Central Washing- ton University where she earned a BA in Psychology in 2006.<br><br> Shortly after graduation, Coach Hobart earned a license in Massage Therapy and now works as a Mas- sage Therapist at Eagle Lakes Lodge. Coach Hobart married her husband Keith, a former CBC baseball player, this past summer. They have two black labs, Stoney and Klaire.<br><br> VANESSA TORBAY #22 Point Guard 5 95 High School/Hometown: Sunnyside/Sunnyside, WA Academic Goals: To earn AA degree from CBC Academic Area of Interest: Secondary Education Athletic Goals: Have a better shooting percentage Honors/Awards: Most inspirational 03-04, Coaches Award 04-05, Team MVP and captian 05-06, and Scholar Athlete 3 years in a row. Hobbies: talking on the phone, texting, eating, and being with my family and friends. Greatest Sports Moment: Being able to play here at CBC Favorite Athlete: Dwayne Wade Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball STEPHANIE MORRISON #54 Post 5 99 High School/Hometown: Davenport/Davenport, WA Academic Goals: Earn my AA degre and maintain a 3.8 GPA Academic Areas of Interest: Physical Therapy Favorite Athlete: Pistol Pete Maravich Favorite Movie: The Lion King SAMANTHA A.<br><br> WHITE TEMPLE #50 Post 5 911 High School/Hometown: Lapuai/Fort Yates, ID Academic Goals: Finish school Academic Areas of Interest: Undecided Athletic Goal: To be the best athlete I can Honors/Awards: 2nd team 2006, basketball and vol- leyball all-star 2007 Hobbies: Going to the movies, hanging out with friends Greatest Sports Moment: Playing at the Idaho Center my first year of high school basketball Family member that has played college athletics: Father Favorite Movie: Now and Then KARLIE THOMAS #30 Guard 5 96 High School/Hometown: West Valley/Yakima, WA Academic Goals: Earn AA degree Academic Areas of Interest: Undecided Athletic Goals: Win NWAACC Honors/Awards: 2nd Team All-League, Track - team captain Hobbies: Basketball, fishing, camping, texting Greatest Sports Moment: Placing third in the state basketball tournament Favorite Athlete: Dwayne Wade and Steve Nash Favorite Movie: Night at the Roxbury, Grandma 9s Boy, Dumb and Dumber, and Crash BRITTANY CHERRY #32 Forward 5 99 High School/Hometown: Pasco/Pasco, WA Academic Goals: Earn my AA degree and Radiology degree while maintaining above a 3.0 GPA Academic Areas of Interest: Radiology Athletic Goal: Place higher this year at the NWAACC tournament Honors/Awards: First team volleyball two years, All State basketball, Media Classic Participant Greatest Sports Moment: Every moment Family member that has played college athletics: Mother Favorite Movie: Illusionist NIKKI DEPEEL #10 Guard 5 96 High School/Hometown: Hanford/West Richland, WA Academic Goals: Transfer to a 4-year school Academic Areas of Interest: Dentistry Athletic Goal: Win NWAACC Honors/Awards: 1st team all-league, most inspirational in NWAACC tournament Hobbies: Nintendo, Taco Bell, texting, long walks on the beach with Karli and Alex, skipping stones Greatest Sports Moment: Winning district 9s and regional 9s senior year of high school. Favorite Athlete: Dwayne Wade and Steve Nash Favorite Movie: Billy Madison RONDELLE GUTHRIE #14 Guard 5 96 High School/Hometown: Zillah/Zillah, WA Academic Goals: Earn AA degree and transfer to a 4-year shool. Academic Areas of Interest: Education Athletic Goals: NWAACC Championships Honors/Awards: Team MVP, team captain, All-State selection, 1st Team All-League Hobbies: Singing, eating, and playing Super Nintendo Greatest Sports Moment: Recording a triple double senior year of high school against Hanford High School Favorite Athlete: Steve Nash Family member that has played college athletics: Mom-basketball at YVCC and Central, Dad-basketball at Grays Harbor Favorite Movie: Princess Diaries and Pretty Women LAUREN RADA #44 Guard 5 99 High School/Hometown: Columbia Burbank/ Burbank,WA Academic Goals: Earn my AA then transfer to a 4-year university Academic Areas of Interest: Nursing or Elementary Ed.<br><br> Athletic Goal: Become a better basketball player Honors/Awards: Graduated high school 3rd in class, basketball team MVP-2yrs, 1st team all conference-3yrs, 2nd team all state, and team captain Hobbies: Shopping, working out, hanging with friends Greatest Sports Moment: Winning district champion- ships my sophomore year Favorite Athlete: Dwayne Wade Family member that has played college athletics: Dad played basketball at CBC Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball MONIQUE WICKENHAGEN #20 Guard 5 98 High School/Hometown: Naches Valley/Naches, WA Academic Goals: Earn AA degree Academic Areas of Interest: Undecided Athletic Goals: Improve and continue playing basketball after my time at CBC Honors/Awards: League MVP 2006-2007, Honorable Mention All-State Hobbies: Eating Greatest Sports Moment: Making it to the state tourna- ment for the first time in 2006 Favorite Athlete: Candice Parker Family member that has played college athletics: Dad played college football Favorite Movie: Sword in the Stone DORA MAE BRINGS YELLOW #40 Point Guard 5 95 High School/Hometown: Taholah/Taholah, WA Academic Goals: Earn AA degree with a 3.0+ GPA Academic Areas of Interest: Business Athletic Goals: Win NWAACC Honors/Awards: Class valedictorian, back-to-back league MVP, and All-State for basketball Hobbies: watching TV, sleeping, eating Greatest Sports Moment: Defeating Willapa Valley in district for the first time in school history Favorite Athlete: Cynthia Cooper, John Elway, and Spud Webb Favorite Movie: A League of their Own and Glory Road GAME SCHEDULE DATE OPPONENT SITE TIME Nov 16 Lower Columbia College CBC 6:00 Nov 17 Bellevue CC CBC 3:00 Nov 29 CSI Tournament Twin Falls, ID TBA Nov 30 CSI Tournament Twin Falls, ID TBA Dec 1 CSI Tournament Twin Falls, ID TBA Dec 7 Chemeketa CC CBC 6:00 Dec 8 South Puget Sound CBC 5:00 Dec 13 Tacoma CC Crossover Tacoma, WA TBA Dec 14 Tacoma CC Crossover Tacoma, WA TBA Dec 15 Tacoma CC Crossover Tacoma, WA TBA Dec 20 Shoreline CC CBC 3:00 Dec 27 Chemeketa CC Crossover Salem, OR TBA Dec 28 Chemeketa CC Crossover Salem, OR TBA Dec 29 Chemeketa CC Crossover Salem, OR TBA Jan 5 Walla Walla CC Walla Walla, WA 6:00 Jan 9 Treasure Valley CC Ontario, OR 6:00 MST Jan 12 Blue Mountain CC CBC 4:00 Jan 16 Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee, WA 6:00 Jan 19 Yakima Valley College CBC 4:00 Jan 23 Big Bend CC Moses Lake, WA 6:00 Jan 26 CC of Spokane CBC 4:00 Jan 30 Walla Walla CC CBC 6:00 Feb 2 Blue Mountain CC Pendleton, OR 6:00 Feb 6 Wenatchee Valley College CBC 6:00 Feb 9 Yakima Valley College Yakima, WA 2:00 Feb 13 Big Bend CC CBC 6:00 Feb 16 CC of Spokane Spokane, WA 2:00 Feb 20 Treasure Valley CC CBC 6:00 Feb 28 NWAACC Tournament Kennewick, WA TBA