12 - Nici Gilday
Nici Gilday
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Presentation
Position: Guard
Major: Undeclared Business

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SOPHOMORE 2012-13: Played 27 min. in season home opener and scored 7 pts. … played 28 min., had 2 reb. vs. No. 4 Stanford … scored 9 pts., had 8 reb. vs. Utah Valley … scored 3 pts. at Pacific … scored 9 pts., had two reb. vs. Toledo in the John Ascuaga Nugget Classic in Reno., Nev. … scored 13 pts., had 2 reb. in the final game of the John Ascuaga Nugget Classic in Reno., Nev. … scored 7 pts., had 4 reb. vs. CSU Northridge … scored 10 pts. at Long Beach State … played 21 min., had 4 boards at San Jose State … scored 12 pts., had 9 reb. at UC Davis … scored 10 pts., had six reb. at CSU Bakersfield … scored 8 pts., had 8 reb. vs. Fresno State … scored 2 pts. vs. UNLV … scored 15 pts. at Portland … scored 7 pts. at Gonzaga … scored 10 pts., had 2 reb. vs. LMU … scored 7 pts., had 7 reb. at Pepperdine … scored 11 pts. vs. USF… scored 11 pts., had 8 reb. in 29 min. vs. Saint Mary’s … scored 4 pts.,  had 2 ast. vs. Portland … scored 2 pts. in 23 min. at San Diego … scored 4 pts., had 4 reb. vs. BYU … scored 2 pts. at LMU … scored 11 pts., had 10 reb. in first career double-double at USF … scored 10 pts., had 4 reb. in 33 min. at BYU … scored 6 pts., had 5 reb. vs. Gonzaga … scored 6 pts., had 7 reb. vs. Pepperdine … scored 13 pts. vs. San Diego … scored 2 pts., had 4 stl. against LMU in the WCC Tournament. 

FRESHMAN IN 2011-12: True freshman and key reserve; closed out regular season averaging 27 min. in last seven ... averaged 5.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in those last seven games ... ranked 2nd on the team in FG% (.476) and tied for team-lead in steals (17) during WCC play ... made 21 of 40 shots (.525) through the first 12 WCC games ... totaled 8 rebounds in two late-season WCC contests, including a win at UP (Feb. 16) ... pulled down 7 rebounds in a win over LMU (Feb. 9) ... team-leading 15-point perfomance at Pepperdine (Jan. 14) .. career-high 11-rebound, 31-minute effort at Sac State (Dec. 22) ... made her first collegiate start vs. SJSU (Dec. 17) ... played a then-career-high 29 minutes on the road at Seattle (Dec. 13) ... enjoyed a terrific collegiate debut, scoring 15 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to hep SCU defeat CSUB (Nov. 11) ... made a key basket with one minute left in win over UCD (Nov. 28).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Starred at Presentation High School in San Jose where she led the Panthers to the Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) regular season title and the CIF-Central Coast Section (CCS) Division II championship as a senior … was named a First Team 2011 All-WCAL honoree and the San Jose Mercury News ‘Senior of the Year’ … also named to the San Jose Mercury News All-Area Team and to the San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro Team … Cal-Hi Sports 2011 All-State CIF-CCS Division II … MaxPreps California 2011 All-State Second Team … helped the Panthers increase their win total in all four of her varsity seasons, culminating with the CCS Division II championship and the program’s first-ever WCAL title as a senior … versatile player who, due to team injuries, stepped in and played point guard as a senior … scored a game-high 16 points in the CCS championship victory over rival Archbishop Mitty – a game played at Santa Clara University’s Leavey Center where she played against current SCU teammate Vanessa Leo … 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee … played for the Metro San Jose Basketball club program … part of Santa Clara’s nationally recognized recruiting class, announced in November 2010 … drew All-WCAL honors in all four varsity seasons at Presentation.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Nicolette Rose Gilday … born in San Jose as the daughter of Kevin and Lisa Gilday … has one younger sister, Dani … an excellent student, named Presentation’s ‘Senior Scholar-Athlete’ … graduated from Presentation with a 4.1 cum GPA … studying in Santa Clara’s Leavey School of Business.

CAREER HIGH’S
Points ... 15 ... 2x, at Pepperdine 1/14/12
Mins ... 34 ... vs. Portland 3/1/12
Rebs ... 11 ... at Sac State 12/22/11
Off Rebs ... 5 ... vs. CSUB 11/11/11
Assists ... 3 ... 4x, at LMU 1/21/12
Blocks ... 1 ... vs. UCD 11/28/11
Steals ... 2 ... 8x, at BYU 2/23/12
FG Made ... 6 ... 2x, at Pepperdine 1/14/12
FG Att ... 9 ... vs. CSUB 11/11/11
FG % (5+ att) ... 6-8 ... at Pepperdine 1/14/12
3-PT Made ... 1 ... 3x, vs. Portland 3/1/12
3-PT Att ... 3 ... 2x, vs. Portland 3/1/12
3-PT % (3+ att) ... 1-3 ... 2x, vs. Portland 3/1/12
FT Made ... 3 ... vs. Portland 3/1/12
FT Att ... 5 ... vs. CSUB 11/11/11
FT % (4+ att) ... 3-4 ... vs. Portland 3/1/12