21 - Raquel Avila
Raquel Avila
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: South San Francisco
High School: St. Ignatius College Prep
Position: Guard
Major: Civil Engineering

SOPHOMORE 2012-13: Played 13 min. and scored 4 pts. in season opener vs. UC Irvine … Played 6 min. vs. No. 4 Stanford … played 6 min. vs. Utah Valley … played 3 min., had 2 reb. at Pacific  … played 10 min., scoring 2 pts. vs. Cleveland State … played 25 min. and scored 7 pts. vs. CSU Northridge … made her first start of the season, playing 21 min. at Long Beach State … scored 6 pts. at San Jose State … played 9 min. at UC Davis … scored 4 pts., 3 ast. at CSU Bakersfield … scored 6 pts. vs. Fresno State … scored 12 pts. and had 5 reb. vs. UNLV … scored 7 pts., had 5 reb., 6 ast. at Portland … had 5 reb. at Gonzaga … scored 6 pts. vs. LMU … scored 8 pts., had 10 reb. at Pepperdine … Had 3 ast. vs. USF … had 2 pts., 5 ast. vs. Saint Mary’s … scored 7 pts., had 3 reb. in 27 min. vs. Portland … scored 6 pts., had 5 ast., 7 reb. at San Diego … scored 7 pts., had 3 reb. vs. BYU … had 5 ast. at LMU … scored 10 pts., had 5 reb., 3 ast. at USF … scored 4 pts., had 3 ast. in 28 min. at BYU … scored 2 pts., had 7 ast. vs. Gonzaga … scored 6 pts., had 3 ast. vs. Pepperdine … scored 12 pts., had 3 reb. at Saint Mary’s … scored 5 pts., had 4 reb., 3 ast. vs. San Diego … scored 5 pts., had 3 reb., 4 ast. against LMU in the WCC Tournament. 

FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: Made two baskets on 2 of 3 shooting at BYU (Feb. 23), in a season-high 5 minutes ... made her collegiate debut in SCU’s win over UNC (Nov. 16) ... has played in five games, including an appearance at #23 Gonzaga (Feb. 16) ... also appeared in the exhibition game with Sonona State (Nov. 8).

AT ST. IGNATIUS:
One of the best players in the Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) … named First Team All-WCAL as a senior leading St. Ignatius into the Central Coast Section (CCS) championship game … played point guard as a senior and off-guard as a sophomore and junior … three-year varsity letter-winner … named to the 2011 SanFranPreps.com All-City Team … played in the all-city game and was named MVP … played against current SCU teammates and WCAL rivals Nici Gilday (Presentation) and Vanessa Leo (Archbishop Mitty) while in high school.

PERSONAL:
Last named is pronounced ‘AV-ee-LAH’ … daughter of Ofelia and Carlos Avila … has two siblings, older brother Robert, who attends Santa Clara and a younger sister, Sophia … nickname is ‘Rocky’ … excellent student, graduating with honors from St. Ignatius … majoring in Mechanical Engineering.