Talisa Rhea

Talisa Rhea

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Juneau, Alaska

High School:
Juneau-Douglas

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

2009-10 Outlook: Despite being a junior is already regarded as one of the top three-point shooters in school history and has an opportunity to become a name in the Pac-10 ... Has evolved into a three-point shooter after taking most of her shots inside the three-point line in high school ... Will be relied upon to be a leader as a junior as she has significant Pac-10 experience ... Worked in the offseason to have more of an all-around game and score in a variety of ways.

2008-09: ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 8 Second Team ... Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Played in and started all 32 games ... Led Oregon State with 64 three-pointers, which is third most in school history ... Finished second on the team with 13.5 points per game (eighth in the Pac-10) and averaged 3.8 rebounds ... Played in all 18 Pac-10 games ... In league games, averaged 12.6 points and 3.7 rebounds ... Totaled 31 three-pointers against Pac-10 foes ... Set a Pac-10 record with 10 three-pointers against Sacramento State, finishing with a career-best 42 points (11/16) ... The effort earned her Pac-10 Player of the Week honors for the second time in her career ... Led Oregon State with 18 points to go along with six rebounds in 36 minutes against Houston (11/19) ... Finished with 18 points -- 15 in the second half -- in OSU's near upset of North Carolina (11/29) ... Totaled 20 points on the strength of four three-pointers against UNLV (12/15) ... Led Oregon State with 23 points in the win over Cal State Bakersfield (12/21) ... Led Oregon State with 15 points in the win over Western Oregon (12/28) ... Led the Beavers with 17 points on the strength of 5-of-10 shooting, including two three-pointers, against USC (1/4) ... Led Oregon State with 21 points after making five three-pointers against Arizona (1/10) ... Led Oregon State with 19 points on the strength of three three-pointers, and finished tied for the team lead with eight rebounds, against Washington State (1/15) ... Finished second on the team with 15 points in the win over Washington (1/17) ... Posted 20 points in 31 minutes against California (1/22) ... Scored eight points to go along with six rebounds against Oregon (1/31) ... Nailed three three-pointers to finish with 13 points against Arizona (2/5) ... Posted 10 points against Arizona State (2/7) ... Totaled 18 points after hitting three three-pointers against Washington (2/12) ... Led Oregon State with 23 points against UC Santa Barbara (2/24) ... Poured in 18 points in the win over Oregon (2/28) ... Led Oregon State with 18 points after connecting on 7-of-8 free throws against USC (3/5) ... Posted 11 points after connecting on two three-pointers against UCLA (3/7) ... Finished with 11 points against UCLA (3/13) ... Finished with 10 points and two three-pointers against Portland State (3/21).

2007-08: Freshman was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team after averaging 9.9 points per game ... Played in all 31 games, starting 13 ... Totaled 67 three-pointers, which places her second in Oregon State single-season history ... Also set a school record with eight three-pointers in home game against Washington State ... Shot 37 percent from three-point line ... Dished off 53 assists and earned 26 steals ... Averaged 2.5 rebounds while playing 22.3 minutes per game ... Played in all 18 Pac-10 games, starting nine ... Connected on 39 three-pointers in Pac-10 play to shoot better than 38 percent ... Averaged 9.8 points per game in conference play ... Opened her collegiate career by scoring 18 points on 5-of-11 shooting (4-of-7 three-pointers) from the floor against Cal Poly (11/10) ... Scored nine points in 23 minutes against Western Oregon while also finishing with three steals and four assists (11/13) ... Connected on three three-pointers for nine points in 30 minutes against Montana (11/23) ... Finished with 10 points, her second game in double-figures scoring, against UNLV (11/24) ... Was one off her career-high, scoring 17 points after making five three-pointers, against Southern Utah in her first career start (11/26) ... Posted 12 points and three rebounds in 30 minutes against San Francisco (12/2) ... Scored 15 points while connecting on two three-pointers against Idaho State (12/10) ... Scored in double digits for the fourth straight game finishing with 12 points, all of which came in the second half, against Tennessee Tech (12/14) ... Came off the bench to score three points with two rebounds against Western Carolina (12/15) ... Saw 15 minutes of action against Hawaii, scoring five points (12/17) ... Finished with 12 points and four rebounds in 33 minutes against Texas Southern (12/20) ... Saw five minutes against Oregon (12/29) ... Played two minutes against Arizona (1/3) ... Scored two points in seven minutes against Arizona State (1/5) ... Reached double figures for the eighth time, finishing with 10 points against Stanford (1/10) ... Led Oregon State with 16 points, connecting on four three-pointers, in 23 minutes against California (1/12) ... Tied a season high with 18 points, making four three-pointers, to go along with seven rebounds in 31 minutes off the bench against Washington (1/17) ... Set an OSU single-game record with eight three-pointers to finish with a career-best 24 points in 24 minutes off the bench against Washington State (1/19) ... Posted eight points and three rebounds off the bench against USC (1/24) ... Finished with 17 points, including five three-pointers, against UCLA (1/26) ... Started for the third time, finishing with a team-leading 14 points in 35 minutes against Arizona State (1/31) ... Posted 15 points against Arizona, connecting on three three-pointers (2/2) ... Scored seven points against California (2/7) ... Finished with seven points and five rebounds in her fourth straight start, it coming against Stanford (2/9) ... Scored four points to go along with three assists and two rebounds against Washington State (2/15) ... Scored 10 points in 32 minutes against Washington (2/17) ... Scored six points in 18 minutes against UCLA (2/21) ... Posted four three-pointers en route to a team-leading 14 points against USC (2/23) ... Scored five points against Oregon (3/1) ... Finished with three three-pointers for nine points against Arizona in the Pac-10 Tournament (3/7) ... Played 11 minutes against Stanford (3/8).

Personal: Born in Juneau, Alaska ... daughter of Barbara and Ken Rhea ... has one brother, Jaren, 14 ... majoring in exercise and sports science ... cousin, Chad Rhea, aunt, Karen Rhea, and uncle, Eric Rhea, attended Oregon State ... graduated high school with a 3.9 GPA and was in the National Honor Society and was on the Honor Roll ... played high school basketball with California's Rachelle Federico ... biggest athletic thrill to date is winning two high school state championships and setting the Pac-10 record for three-pointers with 10 against Sacramento State to open the 2008-09 season ... favorite summer movie was The Proposal ... used to jump rope competitively ... favorite city she has visited is Seaside, Ore., and wants to see Sydney, Australia ... chose Oregon State because of the basketball program and the beautiful campus.

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