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Liz Brenner
Player Profile:
Liz Brenner 759337
Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Jesuit HS
Experience: 3 Letters

CAREER STATS  |  2011-12 STATS  |  2012-13 STATS  |  2013-14 STATS

With her eligibility expired in volleyball, will focus solely on basketball for the 2015-16 season...Trained with the basketball team during the summer and will be a valuable post player off the bench. 

2014-15 | AS A SENIOR
Redshirted the year for basketball...Did not play basketball as she focused on her final volleyball season...Finshed her volleyball career third in UO history in kills (1,617) and ninth in digs (1,140)...Just the second player in program history to break 1,000 in both statistical categories (Sonja Newcombe)...Accepted a scholarship offer from head coach Kelly Graves in June to rejoin the women's basketball program.

2013-14 | AS A JUNIOR
Appeared in eight games before leaving the team on Jan. 24, 2014 after being invited to a USA Volleyball tryout in February...Also had spring commitments with the newly formed beach volleyball program at UO that would have interferred with the end of basketball season. 

2012-13 | AS A SOPHOMORE
Joined the team after helping the Oregon volleyball squad advance to the NCAA national championship match...played in 20 games and made 18 starts, averaging 30.3 minutes...averaged 7.9 points and was second on the team with 7.4 rebounds per game...made her season debut against UConn (12/31)...netted two double-doubles on the season...the first came at Arizona State (1/11) with 10 points and 12 rebounds...second was at Utah (2/8) with 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds...scored a career-high 17 points against rival Oregon State (1/15), when she went 7-of-10 at the free throw line.

2011-12 | AS A FRESHMAN
Joined the squad on Dec. 17 after starting forward Amanda Johnson suffered an 21 games and eight starts, averaged 5.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per her first game scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in a 79-75 win over Cal State Northridge (12/19)...made her first start, playing 28 minutes and scoring five points in an 88-86 win over Washington (12/31)...scored seven points and added a team-high tying eight rebounds in loss at No. 4 Stanford (01/05)...for the second time in her career led the Ducks in rebounds with a career-best 11 in an 87-73 win over Arizona (01/12)...scored a career-high 16 points, and led UO in scoring in a loss at USC (01/19)...recorded the first double-double of her career with 15 points and 11 rebounds in an 83-62 win at UCLA (01/21).

The state's first repeat 6A volleyball player of the year since 2003-04, she led her Jesuit squad to state runner-up honors as a junior and senior (and 17-1 and 15-1 marks), and a win her sophomore campaign (and perfect 19-0 record) a freshman, she was a second-team all-league volleyball pick, and her team took fourth in the state tourney, to go along with league titles all four winter of 2010-11, was named the 6A state basketball player of the year after she led her team to the state title, thanks to her 17 points and 11 rebounds in a 42-39 in the championship game win over No. 1 Clackamas... as a senior, she sported career-best averages in scoring (15.9) and rebounds (8.9) and shot 56 percent from the field and 72 percent on free throws for the Crusaders (27-1) a junior, her basketball squad took second in the state tourney, and she was an all-state second-team end of the 2009-10 season, she added Oregon Prep Athlete of the Year laurels after she picked up first-team all-state honors in the shot put and javelin with her first- and second-place finishes (43-2.25 / 146-6)...also won second state shot put crown as a senior (45-4.75)...won the 2010-11 Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the year for all sports in the state of Oregon.

On the volleyball hardwood, she has played for the Nike Northwest Juniors Air Elite team (2009-) and Multnomah Athletic Club (2003-08). 


Sports Marketing major...parents are Douglas and Jennifer... has one older sister, Mary Claire, and one younger brother, Doug, who is an offensive lineman on the Oregon football team.