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Teige Zeller
Teige  Zeller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Lunas, N.M.

High School:
Los Lunas HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward


07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/08/2016

Nevada places 66 on MW Scholar-Athlete Award list

League-record 734 student-athletes honored

07/06/2016

Wolf Pack well represented on Spring Academic All-Mountain West team

Pack placed 87 on the spring list

07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

07/22/2015

59 Nevada athletes earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

Record 730 MW student-athletes honored

JUNIOR (2016-17) – Appeared in all 30 games during her junior year with 18 starts … Ended the season with six consecutive starts … Logged nearly 600 minutes on the floor to average 19.7 minutes per game … Played a career-high 42 minutes in a triple overtime win over Hawai’I (12/18) … Scored 168 points on the year, averaging 5.6 points per game and scored in all but three games … Eclipsed 400 points for her career during the season … Had three games in double figures with 10 at Pepperdine (11/20), 11 against Navy (11/25) and a season-high 14 against San Diego State … Posted a double-double with 10 and 10 at Pepperdine (11/20) … Made 7-of-10 from the free throw line vs. Utah State (2/1), setting career highs for both … Set a career high with five assists twice during the season, vs. UC Irvine (12/1) and in the season opener against Long Beach State (11/11) … Connected on 41.7 percent (68-of-163) of her shots from the field and 69.6 percent (32-of-46) from the free throw line … Attempted one three-pointer in the regular season finale at Colorado State (3/3) … Pulled down 168 rebounds (71 off, 97 def), which ranked third on the team (5.6 rpg) … Finished the season ranked third on the team with a career-high 41 assists … Blocked 17 shots and had 20 steals.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16) – Mountain West Scholar-Athlete and part of the all-MW academic team … Appeared in all 30 games during her second season, making 21 starts … Ended the year by starting in nine games in a row … Averaged 7.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game (second best on the team) … Logged 721 minutes on the floor to average 24.0 minutes per game … Shot 46.3 percent (88-of-190) from the field and 72.9 percent (43-of-59) from the free throw line … Collected a total of 219 points, 177 rebounds (81 off, 96 def), 23 assists, 25 blocks (second best on the team) and 23 steals … Played a season-high 39 minutes during the home finale against Boise State (3/1) … Scored in double figures in nine games and posted two double-doubles … Her first double-double came at home vs. San Jose State (2/17) where she pulled down a season-best 18 rebounds and added 11 points … Her second double-double came during the home finale vs. Boise State (3/1) with a season-high 17 points and 13 rebounds … Scored at least two points and grabbed at least two rebounds in all but one game … Played at least 10 minutes in all 30 games … Blocked a season-best three shots against Fresno State (1/6) and collected four steals in the next game against Air Force (1/9) … During the last seven games of the season she averaged a double-double (10.4 ppg, 10.3 rpg) and scored in double figures in four of the seven.

FRESHMAN (2014-15) – Made two starts during her 29 appearances as a freshman … Logged 291 minutes on the floor to average 10.0 minutes per game … Got her first career start and played a season-high 24 minutes at Wyoming (2/18) … Scored 74 points on the year (2.6 ppg) and collected 82 rebounds (2.8 rpg) … Shot 38 percent (30-of-79) from the field, made 1-of-2 from the three-point line, and shot 68.4 percent (13-of-19) from the foul line … Dished out 12 assists, posted 14 blocks and had seven steals for the year … Sunk her lone three-pointer at home against Colorado State (1/14) … Pulled down a rebound in all 29 games in which she appeared, including a season-high eight in a win over Utah State (2/11) … Scored a season-best nine points at New Mexico (2/14) on 3-of-4 shooting from both the field and the foul line.

HIGH SCHOOL – Attended Los Lunas High School in Los Lunas, N.M. and played under her father Marty Zeller … Two-time All-Metro Player of the Year … Two-time Defensive Player of the Year, twice named the MVP of the state basketball tournament, two-time District 6 AAAA Player of the Year, All-State first team honors in three seasons, named second team All-State as a freshman, multiple tournament MVP awards throughout her four years … Helped lead her team to a district and state championship in the 2012-13 season and a district title in her senior year … Five-sport student-athlete in basketball (2010-14), cross country (2011), tennis (2012), volleyball (2012), and track (2014) … Named to the All-Metro first team and All-State second team in volleyball … Captured a district title in volleyball and a district championship in track … Was a member of the marching band, concert band, student government, National Honor Society, president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, finished fourth in class rank and received a four-year academic letter, maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average throughout high school.

PERSONAL – Daughter of Marty and Gael Zeller … Has three siblings, older brothers Roman and Weston and younger brother Zanen … Father Marty played basketball at New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) and Baylor, and brother Weston played basketball at NMMI … Journalism major … Lists her sports hero as her dad and coach, Marty … Most memorable game of her career is winning the New Mexico state championship … In her spare time she enjoys playing the piano and flute, reading and writing, crochet, singing, listening to and studying music lyrics, and relaxing and spending time with her family … Played club/AAU basketball for Grants Hot Shots, coached by her father, NM Select, coached by Tom Poulin and NM/Texas Heat, coached by Robert Sanchez … Also recruited by a number of schools including Texas Tech, Arizona State, Princeton, Oregon, Colorado, Pepperdine, New Mexico, Fresno State, UNLV, among many others … Quote on why she chose Nevada, “I chose Nevada mainly because of Coach Albright and the rest of her coaching staff. I simply could not pass up the opportunity to play for such an amazing, Godly woman who has a passion for winning basketball games. Plus the university’s campus is exactly how I pictured my dream college ever since I was a little girl, and having the opportunity to be a part of one of the top journalism programs in the country is icing on the cake!”

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