2011-12 Women's Basketball
Record: 23-7 Home: 12-1 Away: 7-3 Neutral: 4-3 GSAC: 15-3
#23 Paige Halberg
Paige Halberg Image
Height: 5-10
Class: SR
Position: G
Hometown: Oregon City, OR
Previous School: Oregon City High School

The athlete: Paige returns to the court for the Lions in 2011-2012, after redshirting the prior season…three-time team captain for VUSC, but hurt her knee in the preseason of 2010…has played in 97 career games for the Blue and Gold, making 40 starts…averaged five points and three rebounds per game as a junior…led the team in blocks, with 15…has 71 steals in 97 career games…played in 33 of Vanguard's 35 games as a sophomore in 2008-09, starting five of those contests…was second on the team in blocks, with 22…played a big role on the 2008 National Championship team, starting 24 games and playing in all 34…averaged 2.3 points and 2.1 rebounds per game and was tied for the team lead with 12 blocked shots…came to the Lions from the successful Oregon City High School in Oregon City, Oregon…played for coaches Brad Smith and Kurt Guelsdorf in the Three Rivers League…an All-Conference performer that ranks third in school history in assists…has played basketball for 15 years…also played five years of club for Team Concept…possesses a very high basketball IQ…multi-dimensional player who knows how to win… will lead the Lions as a senior this winter.

The person: Alexandra Paige was born on April 4, 1989 in Portland, Oregon to parents Eric and Jill…has three sisters, Erika, Brittany and Jenna…is in Vanguard's Graduate program for Psychology…likes eating at "Red Robin" and loves Mexican food…favorite movie is "Shawshank Redemption" and TV show is "Friends" …favorite Scripture is Romans 12:10…roots for Duke and the Portland Blazers…favorite actors are Josh Duhamel and Blake Lively …sports hero is Derrick Rose…other hobbies include shopping, music, and being social…believes that loyalty is the most important characteristic for a person to have…likes the color pink and the number 23…most respects her parents for their work ethic and their selflessness…has learned in life to not take it so seriously…basketball has taught her how to be a leader and to put people before herself…career goal is to enjoy he profession and impact lives.

Senior Reflection: I loved winning the National Championship as a freshman, and I hope I left a mark on peoples' lives spiritually, as they see my love for Christ.

Coach Davis' Comments: Paige will have a great senior season. She will be a very important part of our success, and I can't wait to see her succeed this season.

2011-12 Women's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2011-12 Women's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
00Leigha BednarSOF/C6-3Keller, TXAir Force Academy/SBCC
RSSamantha Doucette*FRG/F5-11Irvine, CAWoodbridge High School
RSTrinity Flores*FRG5-8Buena Park, CAWhittier Christian High School
RSLindsey Harter*FRG5-9Grass Valley, CABear River High School
3Veronica BeavorJRG5-5Costa Mesa, CAOrange Lutheran HS
4Alison DrennanJRG5-9Wheelers Hill, AustraliaFresno State University
5Jordie SmithFRF6-0Wilton, CABradshaw Christian High School
11Allison BurnsJRF6-0Yorba Linda, CAEsperanza High School
15TJ GoddardSOG5-7Fullerton, CAUtah State University
23Paige HalbergSRG5-10Oregon City, OROregon City High School
24Chelsea AlfafaraJRG5-6Dana Point, CAOrange Coast College
25Ariel CastilloSRG/F5-8Sunnyvale, CAFoothill College
31Taylor BelmontSOG5-5Oregon City, OROregon City High School
32Esther TimmermansJRF/C6-1Melbourne, AustraliaMurray State College
44Maree DrennanJRF6-0Wheelers Hill, AustraliaMurray State College
* Redshirt
Elizabeth Evancoe - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Russ Davis - Head Coach - 16th season
Bridgette Reyes - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Walt Simon - Assistant Coach - 2nd season