Bio: Markel Walker, UCLA

As seen on UCLA’s official website.

Height: 6-1
Position: Guard/Forward

PLAYER INFORMATION

2011:
•Saw action in all 33 games with 21 starts
•Had at least three assists in 20 games
•Scored season-high 18 points at Oregon State
•Pulled down season-best 13 rebounds at Oregon
•Led team with 105 assists
•Hon. Mention All-Pac-10 Academic team
•15th in Pac-10 fg%; 8th in assists (3.2); T-19th in rebounding; 15th in ft%; 10th in assist/turnover ratio (1.0)

2010:
•Named to the All-Pac-10 team in a vote of the media
•Named to Pac-10 All-Tournament team
•Named to the all-conference All-Freshman team and honorable mention All-Defensive unit
•Had at least seven rebounds in 23 games
•Ranked eighth in the conference in rebounding (7.5); seventh in fg percentage; 12th in assists (2.59), fifth in steals (2.00), eighth in offensive rebounds (2.79) and eighth in defensive rebounds (4.71)
•Earned her first Pac-10 Conference Player of the Week honor after a 17-point/14-rebound effort vs. Oregon and a 16-point/10-rebound game vs. OSU
•Recorded six double-doubles
•Led UCLA in scoring in eight games and in rebounding in 14 games
•Scored in double-figures in 20 games and had double-digit rebound games seven times
•Registered a career-high 24 points at Arizona

High School:
•Attended Schenley HS in Pittsburgh, PA; played for coach Debbie Lewis
•Invited to USA Basketball Trials for U19 World Championship Team in May 2009
•Team was 45-10 in her two seasons at Schenley, 30-2 in the City League games
•Averaged 25.6 points, 14.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists as a senior
•First-team 2009 Parade Magazine All-American
•McDonald's All-American and played in the 2009 McDonald's All-America game
•Selected to play in the 2009 WBCA All-America game at the Final Four
•Rated No. 4 HS player in the nation by ESPNU HoopGurlz
•Selected first-team all-state by Associated Press as a senior
•2007-08 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania
•Averaged 16.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game as a junior

Personal:
•Full name: Markel Walker
•Born on Nov. 7, 1990 in Philadelphia, PA
•Family: Mother: Marcella Walker; brother: Marquise Walker; sisters: Marshay and Marcedes Walker
•Athlete she admires is her sister Marcedes, who played basketball at Pitt and is now playing overseas
•Hobbies include watching movies

Career Highs:
Points - 24, at Arizona State (1/3/10)
Rebounds - 14, at Tennessee (11/28/09) and vs. Oregon (1/28/10)
Assists - 8, vs. Oregon (1/28/10) and at Loyola Marymount (12/3/10)
Blocks - 2, Four Times (last at Arizona State, 2/26/11)
Steals - 8, vs. Hawai'i (11/19/09)
FG Made - 11, at Arizona State (1/3/10)
FG Attempts - 17, vs. Loyola Marymount (12/28/09) and at Oregon State (2/12/11)
FG % (Min. 5 FGM) - .857 (6-7), vs. Washington (2/18/10)
3FG Made - 1, Seven Times (last vs. Stanford, 3/12/11)
3FG Att. - 3, vs. Stanford (3/12/11)
FT Made - 7, Four Times (last at Arizona, 2/24/11)
FT Attempts - 9, at Tennessee (11/28/09)
FT % (Min. 3 FTM) - 1.000 (7-7), vs. Arizona (3/6/10)
Minutes - 37, at Notre Dame (11/18/10)