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#20 Sara Halasz
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Ohatchee, Ala.
High School: Lakes (Wash.) HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Career Stats Career Stats

REDSHIRT SENIOR (2013-14)

Became 18th member of the 1,000 Point Club at New Mexico and finished with 1,061 points in her career… 13th player in program history to score 1,000 career points and grab 500 rebounds… MW Player of the Week (1-13-14) after averaging 20.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals per game in a pair of wins over Wyoming and San Jose State… Her 23 points and 14 rebounds against the Spartans in January was her first-ever 20-point, 10-rebound game… Also had a double-double (eleven points and eleven rebounds) versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee (11-26-13)… Appeared in all 61 games in 2012-13 and 2013-14 after missing all of 2010-11 and 2011-12 with knee injuries… Finished career with 129 career appearances, which is tied for fifth in program history… Will leave program after earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2012-13)

Academic All-Conference... Played in every game for the Lobos after overcoming back-to-back seasons lost to knee injuries... Set a new career high in assists twice with six versus Wyoming (1-30-13) and Colorado State (2-23-13)... Scored a season-high 15 points at Nevada (2-2-13)... Played in 728 minutes of action, which included 26 starts... Played the role of "stat sheet stuffer" finishing fourth in scoring, second in assists, third in rebounding and third in steals on the team... Finished among the top 15 in the conference in assists... Opened the season with six-straight double-digit point games.

REDSHIRT-JUNIOR (2011-12)

Re-injured knee during preseason and forced to sit out the entire year. Received a second-straight medical redshirt.

JUNIOR (2010-11)

Missed the 2010-11 season with a knee injury suffered during the preseason.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10)

Finished second on the team in scoring and rebounding with 10.2 points and 4.9 boards per game... Reached double figures 16 times... Has started 30 of 32 games... Had her first career double-double against Air Force with 14 points and a career-high 11 rebounds... Dished out a career-high four assists against New Mexico State... Third on team with 28 steals.

FRESHMAN (2008-09)

Played in 36 games while making 10 starts as a true freshman... Tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 5.6 points per game... Ranked 13th all-time at UNM in freshman scoring... Scored a career-high 17 points on 7-of-16 shooting against Oregon State in the postseason WNIT... Hit double figures six times... Named Academic All-MW.

HIGH SCHOOL

Played four years at Lakes High School in Lakewood, Wash... Earned first team all-state honors following her senior year... Two-time Western Cascade Conference Player of the Year... First team all area for Seattle and Tacoma... Named Class 3A all tournament first team in 2008... McDonald's All-American nominee following senior year... Averaged 20.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game in her final year at LHS... During junior year she averaged 16.9 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.6 steals per game... Also lettered in softball... AAU team: Baden Elite...

PERSONAL

Born on May 1, 1990, in Gadsden, Alabama... Full name is Sara Marie Halasz... Daughter of Col. Scott and Denise Halasz.... Has a brother, Scott, played basketball at Evergreen State College... Hobbies include fishing, going to the movies and hanging out with friends... Favorite athlete is Diana Taurasi... Lists pizza as her favorite food... Favorite movie is "The Hunger Games"... Criminology major with a minor in Interpersonal Communications.