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Faz Davalos

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Center
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
High School: Technologico De Monterrey

Bio


Career:

Finished her career ranking 22nd overall on the NCAA all-time blocked shots list with 369 ... collected 37 double-doubles and finished her career with a 2.8 blocks per game average.

 

As a Senior at Duke (2017-18):
Saw action in 31 games, while making 11 starts on the year ... averaged 1.8 points and 2.6 rebounds ... had a season-high six points at fifth-ranked South Carolina ... pulled down a season-high eight rebounds in 23 minutes on the road at Clemson ... blocked a season-high four shots against Liberty and Pitt ... swatted three shots versus Winthrop and Clemson ... hit 52.1 percent of her field goals ... blocked 23 shots on the year.

As a Junior at Fresno State (2016-17):

Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year ... All-Mountain West honoree ... named to Mountain West All-Defensive Team ... CoSIDA Academic All-District selection ... averaged 14.6 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.5 blocks, 1.8 assists and 1.5 steals ... became the 23rd player in Fresno State history to reach 1,000 points ... ranked in the top 10 of seven different NCAA categories -- third in blocks (114), fourth in blocks per game (3.45), eighth in defensive rebounds per game (8.0), fourth in double-doubles (21), fifth in rebounds, seventh in rebounds per game (11.2) and fourth in triple-doubles (1) ... broke five Fresno State records during the season -- career double-doubles (37), season double-doubles (21), career blocks (346), season rebounds (370), season rebound average (11.2) ... snapped four Mountain West records -- season double-doubles, season rebounds, season rebounds in Mountain West games only (186) and career blocks ... broke four Mountain West Tournament records -- rebounds in a tournament (53), career rebounds (85), blocks in a tournament (16) and career blocks (25) ... had a string of six straight games with a double-double ... totaled six games with 20 or more points, including a season-high 25 points against Nevada ... pulled down a season-high 19 rebounds on three different occasions.

 

As a Sophomore at Fresno State (2015-16):

Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year … All-Mountain West selection … named to Mountain West All-Defensive Team ... led the NCAA in blocks (136) and blocks per game (4.0) … averaged 12.7 points, 9.4 rebounds, 4.0 blocks, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals ... her 106th block of the season, which came at Air Force on Feb 24, broke the Mountain West single season record for blocked shots … her 136 blocks ranked as the second best single-season total in Bulldog history … with two blocks at Colorado State March 1, she surpassed her conference games-only record, and finished the season with 77… set a new program record for rebounds in a season with 318 … in 29 minutes versus Cal State Stanislaus Dec. 8, became the first player in program history to record a triple-double (24 points, 17 rebounds and 10 blocks) … it was the 11th triple-double in Mountain West history, and the first using blocks … set a single-season program record with 14 double-doubles … posted double-figure scoring games 26 times … grabbed 10 or more rebounds in 18 games … blocked five or more shots on 12 occasions … led Fresno State in total points (431), points per game (12.7), rebounds per game (9.4), blocks (136), steals (45), offensive rebounds (107), defensive rebounds (211) and total rebounds (318) … ranked second on the team in assists with 85 ... registered three games with 20 or more points.

 

As a Freshman at Fresno State (2014-15):

Selected to Mountain West All-Freshman Team ... broke the Mountain West single-season blocks record for conference games only with 70 ... shattered the conference’s freshman overall block record for with 96 ... the 96 blocks was nine shy of the conference’s single-season record ... her 70 blocks in league games broke Adams’ MW record of 32 ... in Mountain West play, averaged 3.9 blocks per contest, 2.5 ahead of second in the category ... ranked 15th in the NCAA in blocks per game, averaging 2.91 ... the 96 blocks during the year ranked as the fifth-most in a single in program history and placed her fourth all-time in career blocks at Fresno State ... posted three seven-block games on the year (Cal State Stanislaus, Nov. 19; Utah State, Jan. 7; San Jose State, Jan. 14) ... recorded six-block games against Nevada on Jan. 10, Wyoming on Jan. 17 and Nevada on Jan. 24 ... averaged 5.1 points and 6.3 rebounds in 18.4 minutes per game ... recorded first-career double-double against Cal State Stanislaus on Nov. 19 with season highs of 19 points and 14 rebounds in her second collegiate contest ... posted double-double versus San Jose State on Jan. 14 with 11 points and 12 rebounds ... had two double-doubles on the season.

 

High School/AAU: 

Lettered four years in basketball at Tecnologico De Monterrey High School ... helped her team to four championship titles ... selected for the dream team all four years ... starter for the Mexican National team and competed in the FIBA Americas Tournament ... in the tournament, she averaged 10 points and nine rebounds in 25 minutes per game.

 

Personal:

Full name is Maria Begona Faz Davalos ... born Sept. 22, 1994 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico ... daughter of Jose Antonio Faz Briseno and the late Irma Davalos Verastegui ... has two sisters, Maria Jose Faz Davalos and Maria Monserrat Faz Davalos (27) ... graduated from Fresno State May 20, 2017 with a degree in business administration marketing ... enrolled in the MMS Program at the Duke Fuqua School of Business for 2017-18.


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