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Teige Zeller
Teige  Zeller

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Lunas, N.M.

High School:
Los Lunas HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward


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

11/07/2014

Defense shines in 74-51 exhibition win

Pack held its opposition to just 24 percent shooting

11/07/2014

Meet the Pack: Teige Zeller

6-2 freshman hails from Los Lunas, N.M.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16) – 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, NM Select and NM/Texas Heat ... was 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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