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11 Malina Hood
Malina  Hood


San Diego, CA

High School:
La Jolla Country Day





JUNIOR (2014-15)

Played and started in 30 games as a shooting guard for the Toreros...was named first-team All-WCC...helped lead USD to its fourth consecutive 20-win season, and fourth consecutive WNIT appearance...set a new USD single-season record for 3-pointers made with 87...led the team in scoring at 15.0 ppg...scored in double figures in all but four games...scored 20 or more points in six games with a season-high of 26 coming in a win against Portland (2/28/15)...scored 21 points, including hitting five three-pointers, in a win against LMU (1/10/15)...scored 23 points in a win against Santa Clara (1/29/15)...scored 20 points in a win against Montana State (11/25/14)...scored 22 points in a win against San Diego State (12/9/14)...scored 22 points in a win against UC Irvine (12/14/14).

SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

Played in 30 games with 21 starts as a shooting guard for the Toreros...was the team's second leading scorer with 12.7 ppg...led the team in 3-pointers made with 69...also recorded 17 blocks, and dished out 32 assists...named All-WCC honorable mention...scored a career-high 27 points in a win against Loyola Marymount (12/30/13)...pulled down a career-high eight rebounds in a win against San Diego State (11/18/13)...scored in double figures 21 times...scored 23 points in a win against UC Irvine (12/20/13)...scored 23 points in a win against Pepperdine (2/22/14)...scored 20 points against San Francisco (1/25/14)...scored 19 points in a win against Cal State Fullerton (12/4/13)... helped lead USD to a program record 15-0 start, best start for any USD athletic team in the division I era...helped lead USD to its first ever national ranking at No. 24...helped lead USD to its third consecutive 20-win season, and helped team post second most wins in program history with 24...helped lead USD into the Sweet 16 of the WNIT.

FRESHMAN (2012-13)

Played in 23 games as a shooting guard for the Toreros... helped the team post a second consecutive 20-win season, and helped the team reach the second round of the WNIT...came on late in the season and earned 20 or more minutes over the final four games, and in six of the final seven games...scored in double digits in three of the final four games, with a career-high of 11 points coming against both Santa Clara (3/2/13) and against Hawaii (3/21/136)...scored 10 points against Gonzaga (3/11/13)...scored nine points against Saint Mary's (2/21/13).


Was a four-year letter winner in basketball at nearby La Jolla Country Day...she was a two-time first-team All-Coastal League performer, first-team All-CIF performer and a two-time CIF Sportsmanship Award winner...helped lead her team to the Coastal League championship as a junior and senior... as a senior, she helped lead her team to he CIF San Diego section Div. IV championship, to a state championship and Coastal League championship...finished her career with 1,054 career points and 749 career a sophomore, she helped lead her team to the Coastal League Championship and was a varsity volleyball player.


Malina Hood was born on April 21, 1994 in San Diego, Calif....she is the daughter of Alan Hood and Karen Nared-Hood...was heavily recruited by Loyola Marymount, San Francisco, Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, Boise State and Pepperdine...chose to attend USD because it was close to home, the campus is beautiful and the opportunity to play with her twin sister Malina...notes she loves to sing and dance... her father, Alan, played football at Iowa State...her brother, Saron, played football at Buffalo...her cousin, Danny Scott, played football for the Cincinnati Bengals.


Career Highs
Points:27 vs. Loyola Marymount (12/30/13)
Rebounds:8 vs. Gonzaga (2/13/14)*
Assists:4 vs. Santa Clara (3/2/13)
Blocks:4 vs. Portland (1/8/14)

Steals:5 vs. Montana State (11/25/14)*

*Indicates most recent high Knutson
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