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Danika Sharp
Danika Sharp

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Wendover, Nev.

High School:
West Wendover High School

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
4L


02/19/2014

Wolf Pack Hold On For 99-95 Win At San Jose State

Nevada outscores Spartans 54-28 in the paint

02/15/2014

Nevada comes back to top New Mexico as Sharp hits milestone

Wideman scores 24 in the win.

02/08/2014

Pack blows by San Diego State for fifth win in six games

Nevada matches school record with 11 3-pointers

02/05/2014

Pack wins fourth in its last five with 70-66 victory over USU

Aja Johnson records first career double-double

02/01/2014

Mungedi, Wideman record double-doubles in OT win at Air Force

Lathan has career-high eight off the bench

11/09/2012

Jane Albright, Danika Sharp, Terilyn Moe and Mimi Mungedi talk to the media

Jane Albright, Danika Sharp, Terilyn Moe and Mimi Mungedi talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over Cal State Fullerton.

11/04/2012

Jane Albright, Danika Sharp and Arielle Wideman talk to the media

Jane Albright, Danika Sharp and Arielle Wideman talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's loss to San Francisco State.

03/11/2014

Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

SENIOR (2013-14) - All-Mountain West Second Team ... Academic All-Mountain West honoree ... joined the 1,000-point scoring club at home against New Mexico (2/15) ... appeared and started in all 31 games for Nevada during her final season ... logged 827 minutes on the court, averaging 26.7 minutes per game ... set a new career-high in minutes played with 38 against UC Irvine (11/17) ... tallied 381 points on the year, averaging 12.3 points per game to lead the team and rank 14th in the conference ... drained 63 three-pointers, fifth-best in the Mountain West and ranks as the fourth-highest single-season total at Nevada ... shot 31 percent (115-of-366) from the field and 29 percent (63-of-217) from beyond the arc ... hit 82 percent (88-of-108) of her free throws, fourth-best free throw percentage in the league ... grabbed 136 total rebounds (35 off, 101 def) to average 4.4 boards per game ... dished out 52 assists, posted seven blocks and finished second on the team with 39 steals ... scored in double figures in 19 games, including four 20-point contests ... recorded her season-high of 23 points twice, against Wake Forest (11/30) and at UC Santa Barbara (12/21) ... pulled down season-best eight rebounds three times, against Cal State East Bay (11/25), versus Grand Canyon (12/10) and at San Jose State (2/19) ... twice knocked down six three-pointers, against UC Irvine (11/17) and versus San Jose State (1/1) ... registered 10 perfect free throw percentage games, including a pair of 6-of-6 games, at Utah Valley (11/8) and at Utah State (1/11) ... finishes her four-year collegiate career as Nevada'a 10th all-time leading scorer with 1,082 points, averaging 9.6 points per game ... hit 160 career three-pointers, third all-time ... made 266 free throws in her career, tied for fifth all-time ... finished with a .806 career free throw percentage, tied for third all-time ... compiled 158 career assists, 16 blocks, 117 steals, and 358 rebounds (3.2 rpg) in 113 games played (80 starts) ... logged 2,558 career minutes played, 22.6 minutes per game average ... hit 32 percent (328-of-1,023) of her shots from the field during her four years

JUNIOR (2012-13) - All-Mountain West Honorable Mention ... appeared and started in all 31 games ... racked up 929 minutes on the court, averaging 30.0 minutes per game ... played a season-high 36 minutes twice, against UNLV (1/30) and versus Air Force (3/12) ... tallied 422 points on the year to lead the team in scoring at 13.6 points per game ... registered seven 20-point contests, including a career-high 28 points in a win over Cal State Los Angeles (12/12) ... made a team-high 64 three-pointers to sit third on Nevada's all-time single-season leaders list ... drained a career-high six three-pointers at Portland (12/7) ... tied the MW first round tournament record for three pointers made with four in the game against Air Force (3/12) ... had a career-high nine steals in the win at Oregon (12/9), which is good for second-best on Nevada's single-game all-time leaders list ... scored in double figures in 26 out of Nevada's 31 games, including a string of 11 games to end the season ... dished out 67 assists, posted two blocks and 48 steals ... shot 32 percent (127-of-398) from the field and 80 percent (104-of-130) from the free throw line ... pulled down 108 total rebounds (34 off, 74 def) to average 3.5 rebounds per game ... grabbed season-best nine boards twice in back-to-back games, at San Diego State (1/23) and at Boise State (1/26) ... recorded 10 games with perfect free throw percentages, including a 10-of-10 performance against Cal Poly (12/2) ... dished out a career-high seven assists during the conference tournament play-in-game against Air Force (3/12), adding 25 points and four steals ... named to the Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team ... selected as team captain by head coach Jane Albright

SOPHOMORE (2011-12) - Appeared in all 30 games, starting in 18 ... played a total of 718 minutes on the court, averaging 23.9 minutes per game ... logged a season-high 36 minutes against Pacific (11/30) ... totaled 261 points on the year, averaging 8.7 points per game ... scored a season-high 21 points in her first game of the year against St. Martin's (11/13) and also recorded five steals and five rebounds ... shot 35 percent (82-of-232) from the field, hit 32 three-point attempts, and converted on 65-of-80 (81 percent) of her free throw attempts ... .813 free throw percentage ranked third-best in the Western Athletic Conference ... knocked down a season-high five three-pointers in a 76-74 win over Oregon (12/14) ... grabbed 101 total rebounds (34 off, 67 def) to average 3.4 rebounds per game ... dished out 36 assists, posted four blocks and 30 steals ... scored in double figures in 12 games, including a stretch of seven out of eight games with at least 12 points ... recorded her first career double-double in a game against Idaho (2/18), finishing with 10 points and 10 rebounds

FRESHMAN (2010-11) - Played in 21 games during her rookie season ... logged 84 minutes, averaging 4.0 minute per game ... recorded 18 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and three blocks on the season ... scored her first collegiate point in her first game, hitting a pair of free throws against Cal Poly Pomona (1/12) ... drained her first career three-pointer against Ball State (1/8) ... grabbed her first collegiate rebound at Sacramento State (11/17) ... connected on 9-of-12 (75 percent) of her shots from the free throw line

HIGH SCHOOL - Attended West Wendover High School in West Wendover, Nev. ... As a senior she became the all-time scoring leader in the state of Nevada and ended her high school career with 2,803 points, breaking Lindy La Rocque's record of 2,678 points set in 2008 ... As a junior, she averaged a career-best 29.7 points per game, 6.6 steals per game while shooting 50 percent (204-of-404) from the floor, 42 percent (73-of-172) from three-point range and 82 percent (205-of-249) from the charity stripe ... Was named the Nevada Freshman Player of the Year in 2006-07 as well as team MVP and to first-team all-state as a freshman ... As a sophomore, she was named the 2A Southern League Player of the Year, first team all-state, to the Elko County first team and MVP of her team ... As a junior, she again was named the 2A Southern League Player of the Year, to the all-state first team, to the Elko County first team and team MVP ... She led the state of Nevada in scoring and steals her junior year averaging 29.7 points per game and totaling 185 steals ... As a prep senior she averaged 35.5 points per game, shooting 53 percent from the field and 85 percent from the free throw line ... Her senior year marked the third consecutive year she was named the 2A Southern Conference Player of the Year, earned team MVP honors and was a first team All-State selection ... The two-time Elko County Player of the Year also was a nominee for McDonald's All-America honors and Gatorade Player of the Year ... She was the ESPN Rise West Region Player for the Week of Feb. 17

PERSONAL - Majoring in general studies ... Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school ... Also recruited by Utah and New Mexico ... Likes to hang out, play softball and watch movies in her spare time ... Chose Nevada because she loved the campus and the coaches ... Favorite sports moment is breaking the Nevada state scoring record ... Sports hero is Diana Taurasi ... Has two siblings: Kylar and Kaydn ... Born April of 1992

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