UCSD W Basketball BIO
24 Leora Juster

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Started and played all 40 minutes in the 86-82 victory over Northwest Nazarene on November 18... scored a career-high 37 points to go along with six boards, two assists and two steals in the win over NNU... named the CCAA Player of the Week for November 13-19 following her efforts at Northwest Nazarene... scored 30 points on 12-for-19 shooting in the 79-69 loss to No. 6 Chico State... scored 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and seven assists in the 97-57 victory over Cal State Stanislaus at home on December 2... earned CCAA Player of the Week Honors for November 27-December 4 after averaging 24.0 points with 5.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 3.0 steals a game and shooting 65.5% (19-for-29) from the floor for the week... scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds in the 57-50 victory at CSUDH on December 20... named the WWU Great Western Shootout MVP after averaging 25.0 points, 7.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists against No. 24 Seattle Pacific and No. 14 Western Washington... scored 34 points and dished out a career-high 10 assists in the 83-64 victory over 14th-ranked WWU on December 20... named CCAA Player of the Week for December 19-25 for her efforts at the WWU Great Western Shootout... tied career-highs in both points and rebounds in the 76-71 victory over No. 10 West Texas A&M, scoring 37 and grabbing 11 rebounds to go along with three assists and one steal... scored 24 points in the win on January 4 at Humboldt State... scored 26 points with five boards and four assists in the overtime victory at Sonoma State on January 5... scored 20 and 16 points, respectively, in the wins at Cal State L.A. and CSU Bakersfield on January 12 & 13... scored 31 points on 10 of 16 shooting while also pulling down nine rebounds in the 78-54 win at home over Cal Poly Pomona on January 20... scored 22 points and dished out five assists in the 91-71 win at SFSU on January 26... came back the next night and scored 18 points in the 81-64 win at CSUMB on January 27.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Became the most decorated UCSD women’s basketball student-athlete in school history during her third year on the La Jolla campus... named the 2005-06 CCAA Most Valuable Player of the Year by the CCAA Coaches... earned NCAA Division II West Region Player of the Year honors from Daktronics as voted on by the Sports Information Directors of America... became the first UCSD women’s basketball player to earn NCAA Division II All-America status when she was voted to the Daktronics D-II All-America squad... earned Kodak/WBCA All-West Region honors... named a First Team All-CCAA recipient... became the all-time leading scorer in UCSD history with 32 points at home against Sonoma State on March 4... started and scored in double-digits during all 28 games during the year... scored 25 points while also tallying six rebounds, five assists, and a season-high five steals at Concordia on November 26... led the Tritons in an upset overtime win against Cal State Bakersfield with a new career-high of 30 points on 9-for-13 shooting from the field... played 43 minutes in that game, also collecting five steals and five assists... matched her career-high of 30 points while also grabbing a season-high seven rebounds at Grand Canyon on December 13... dished out a career-high nine assists while also accounting for 21 points and six rebounds during the UCSD win over Cal State Stanislaus on January 6... scored 26 points with seven assists and four rebounds in an upset win against Chico State on January 7... named CCAA Player of the Week for January 2-8 after averaging 23.5 points, 8.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and one steal over two contests... raised her career-high to 32 points as she connected on all four of her three-point attempts in a home victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills on January 20... scored 25 points with three rebounds, two assists, and one steal the next night against Cal Poly Pomona and was named CCAA Player of the Week for the second time during the season... scored 26 points on 11-for-17 shooting from the field, adding four assists and four rebounds in a win at Sonoma State... scored at least 20 points in five straight-games and in 13 games during the season... scored at least 30 points during five games on the season... did not miss a free-throw during consecutive games twice during the season... named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District 8 second-team for her efforts on the court while maintaining a 3.31 GPA in the classroom.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Played in all 27 games, starting 26 of those contests... was a second team All-CCAA selection... led the team in scoring with her 14.7 points per night... also averaged 4.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.6 steals per game... selected as the best offensive player by her teammates for the end of the year team awards... scored in double-digits in 24 of the team’s 27 games... shot nearly 40% from behind the 3-point arc, making 17 of 43 attempts... shot 80% from the charity stripe, making 80 of 100 free throws taken... shot 47% from the floor on the year, going 150-for-322... set a new career-high in points by scoring 25 in the 92-66 win over Western New Mexico at home on December 18... scored 23 points on back-to-back nights in the upset victories over Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State Dominguez Hills and February 25 and 26, respectively... pulled down a career high 10 rebounds to go along with her 17 points in the 72-56 loss at home to St. Cloud State in the Championship game of the UCSD/Doubletree Invitational... had 10 points, nine rebounds and a career-high six assists in the 80-77 victory at home over Chico State on February 11.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Played in all 28 games as a rookie, starting 27 of those contests... scored 20 or more points four times as a freshman... notched a career-high 22 points twice, both coming at home against Chico State and Cal Poly Pomona... went 10-for-17 from the field at home against Cal Poly Pomona on January 9... grabbed a season-high nine rebounds against Cal State Bakersfield at home on February 13... had six assists at UC Davis on February 21... earned the team’s Best Offensive Player Award.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of Venice High School in Venice, Calif... lettered in basketball, tennis and track and field... earned All-City honors and was named league MVP... averaged 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals per game as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born July 25, 1985 in Santa Monica, Calif... parents are Sam and Deborah Juster... has two brothers named Zack and Reuben... is a Mathematics/Secondary Education major at Muir College... enjoys painting and all kinds of sports in her spare time.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Venice HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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