Basketball Bio

Ariana Paul

Senior ('15)
Valparaiso, Indiana
Major: Economics and Spanish
Minor: Business

As a junior (2013-14): Started in all 25 games of the season... matched career-high with 21 points against both Trinity and Albion... scored double-digit points in 21 games... had season-high 14 rebounds on four occasions... posted career-best five assists in games against North Central and Albion... finished season with 202 rebounds, 55 assists, 61 steals, and 347 points... MIAA Player of the Week... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week

As a sophomore (2012-13): Started 14 games while making 16 appearances... set career-high marks in points with 21 against Alma and rebounds with 20 against Trine... collected 113 rebounds, 28 assists, 44 steals, and 175 points before studying abroad in Spain Spring Semester 2013... had double-doubles against Olivet, Kalamazoo, Alma, and Trine... Named MIAA Co-Player of the Week

As a freshman (2011-12): Played in each of the team's 26 games with two starts… ended the season with 107 points and 104 rebounds… scored a season-high 10 points against Alma (Dec. 3)… had seven rebounds on two occasions… added three assists against Otterbein (Nov. 27)... Rookie of the Year Award

High School Honors: Graduated with honors, Top 10% of graduating class, First Team Academic All State, Team MVP in 2011, Varsity letter winner and starter all 4 years, 2nd Team All-Area

Academic Saint Mary's Honor: Dean's List both semesters freshman year, Presidential Scholarship

Other Saint Mary's Activities: Spanish Club Vice President, Dance Marathon, Big Sisters mentor, studied abroad in Spain during Spring 2013 semester