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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.

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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