Charlotte Women's Basketball BIO
Laia Raventós
Player Profile:
Laia Raventós 2275708
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Eulŕlia de Riuprimer, Spain
High School: IES Joaquim Blume
Experience: 1 Letter
2015-16: Started 27 of the 28 games in which she played … Only non-start where she still saw action was at Marshall (Jan. 21) … Selected to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team … Named the Feb. 15 Conference USA Freshman of the Week … Nominated for the State Farm Assist of the Year competition … Was the lone Division I women’s player and only C-USA representative, men’s or women’s, in the 16-player field, where she finished second among her four-player bracket … Landed at No. 6 on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Day for the pass, which happened at (RV/RV) North Carolina State Dec. 6 … Completed the play, which started with a backcourt steal from Ciara Gregory, with a no-look, behind-the-back assist to Lefty Webster … Marked her second play of that variety, after initially delivering one to Alexis Alexander versus Mercer (Nov. 28) in the GSU Thanksgiving Classic … Tallied two double-doubles … Scored 10 points and handed out 10 assists versus Mercer … Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds, including 11 offensive, and dished a career-best 11 assists against Rice (March 3) … Netted a career-high 22 points in a career-best 48 minutes in the double-overtime contest at UTEP (Feb. 27) … Posted 12 double-figure scoring games, including seven against league foes … Registered a four-game run of double-digit scoring outings, from against Florida Atlantic (Jan. 30) through at North Texas (Feb. 13) … Buried a combined 24-of-37 (64.9 percent) from the floor in those four tilts … Stretch was highlighted by 5-of-7 (71.4 percent) field goals, including a career-high 4-of-4 from behind the 3-point arc, at Rice (Feb. 11) … Ended the campaign as the team leader with her 46.6 percentage from 3-point territory … Knocked down 4-of-4 free throws against (--/RV) WKU (Feb. 20) as part of the annual Play4Kay game … Performance came right after she made 6-of-7 at the charity stripe against Marshall (Feb. 18) … Hauled in seven boards against Marshall and in the Conference USA Championships Quarterfinals versus Old Dominion (March 10) … Finished one assist shy of tying the single-season program record, established by Markita Aldridge with 130 in 1991-92 … Distributed at least one assist in every game in which she played … Posted a positive assist-to-turnover ratio in 18 outings … Notched zero turnovers at Marshall and only one against (RV/RV) Miami (Fla.) (Nov. 23) and at Old Dominion (Feb. 6) … Recorded two blocked shots against College of Charleston (Dec. 8) … Credited with her only other block the next game, at Davidson (Dec. 20) … Created a career-best four steals five times, including four against league opponents … Swiped her four steals at North Carolina State, against Old Dominion (Jan. 3) in the Conference USA opener, at Rice, at UTSA (Feb. 25) and versus Old Dominion in the Conference USA Championships.

Prep: First international signee under Cara Consuegra and first for program since Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, native Rachelle Coward played in 2009-10 … Member of several Spanish national teams, including most recently at the 2015 FIBA U18 European Championship in Slovenia … Guided her home country to the gold medal by averaging 11.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.1 steals in nine games … Ranked in the Top 20 in eight different statistical categories … Tallied a high of 16 points versus Russia and in the gold medal game against France … Reached double-digit scoring in six of the nine contests … Handed out five assists against Portugal … Grabbed six rebounds versus Russia … Suited up as a member of the U19 squad at the 2015 FIBA World Championship played in Russia in July … Led her country to a fourth-place finish … Averaged 3.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 81 minutes of action through seven games played at the event … Registered a high of seven points against Belgium … Completed a perfect performance from the field against Egypt … Competed at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship with the national U17 squad … Posted averages of 8.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists during the tournament … Recorded a high of 15 points versus Egypt on 6-of-7 field goals in the event … Played with the U16 at the 2013 European Championship in her home country … Tallied double-digit points in the tournament versus Turkey and Russia … Tallied a high of 13 points versus Czech Republic during the 2013 U16 European Championship … Averaged 7.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists during the event … Competed for the Siglo XXI club team … Posted 11 points, nine rebounds and six assists against Segel XXI City of the Governors in January 2015.

Personal: Born April 4, 1997 … Daughter of Jordi Raventós Vilaplana and Georgina Roig Company … Studying in the University College as an undeclared major.
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