21 Mia Fisher
Birth Date: 12/12/1982
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Amador Valley HS
Position: Guard
Three-time All-Big West honorable mention recipient...Remains the most accurate-shooting guard in UCSB and Big West history...Career field goal percentage of 53.1% ranks fourth among all Gauchos and currently places her as 11th-best all-time in the conference...Also seventh-best in UCSB annals with 76.3% career free-throw mark... Double-digit scorer in 15 different contests last season, including career-high-tying 20-point effort in NCAA first round victory over Colorado (March 20)... Connected on 10-of-11 free throws in the upset, also a career best...Led or tied for the team scoring lead four times in 2003-04, including regular season finale at Long Beach State (March 6), which was also her first career start at point guard...Missed first - and only - career game at Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 31 after colliding with a teammate in practice the previous day...In two games following that absence, buried 12-of-15 shots during home wins over Idaho and Utah State...Those contests were also part of a three-game stretch in which she averaged 5.3 assists...Owned a positive assist-to-turnover ratio for the first time in her career...In league games, connected at a 58.2% clip that ranked her second...23 points shy of becoming the 19th player in Gaucho history to score 1,000 in her career. 2002-03
Repeated as an All-Big West honorable mention recipient as a sophomore...Second-most accurate shooter in the conference at 55.3%...One of only three league players (and two Gauchos) to sink over half her field goal attempts this season...Also ranked sixth in the Big West with a 77.9% free-throw mark...Double-digit scorer in 18 contests, including team-high 14 in NCAA Tournament victory over Xavier (March 23)...Followed that up with personal best nine rebounds two days later vs. Texas Tech...Grabbed at least a pair of boards in all but one contest...Poured in 17 points during overtime victory over Florida (Nov. 29)...Nearly flawless in Jan. 9 victory over USC, sinking five-of-six shots and all seven free-throws to finish with a game-high 17 points...One of 14 occasions on which Fisher shot better than 60%...Tried to spark a Gaucho comeback by scoring 11 of her season-high 19 points over the final 1:41 of the second half as UCSB was upset at Pacific (Jan. 18)...Those two contests book-ended a four-game stretch in which she averaged 15.6 points...Gaucho team leader with 39 steals on the year. 2001-02
Member of the Big West All-Freshman Team as well as an honorable mention all-league performer, and arguably the top rookie guard in the conference...Scoring average of 10.1 points per game was third-best among league freshman...Ranked third on the Santa Barbara squad with a robust 52.8% field goal percentage on the year (121-for-229), but was just shy of the minimum 4.0 baskets per game needed to qualify amongst the Big West leaders in that category...Entered the NCAA Tournament having made 71 of 121 shots (60.8%), but went just 4-for-14 in two tourney games...Eight-point effort in Big West title game vs. Pacific (March 9) broke string of five straight double-digit performances...Scored 13 points, dished off five assists in first round win over Cal State Fullerton (March 6)...Ranked ninth overall in the Big West at 3.22 assists per game...Averaged 14.7 points, 5.3 assists and 65.5% shooting during a stretch of three games in five days against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 6), Pacific (Feb. 8) and Cal State Northridge (Feb. 10)...Started 23 games, the most of any Gaucho freshman...26.1 minutes per, equaling the second-highest average on the team...In just her second career start, poured in a career-best 20 points in narrow loss at Virginia (Dec. 2), and was rewarded with Big West Player of the Week honors...Total of 16 double-digit scoring efforts on the year...323 total points rank eighth all-time amongst UCSB freshmen, while 103 assists were third-best in Gaucho rookie history. High School
A prolific prep scorer, Mia Fisher came to UCSB from Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, CA, where she was named team MVP all four seasons...Averaged 24 points and six assists per game as a senior, finishing her career as the school's all time scoring leader with 2,228 points...Poured in a career high 49 points against Rockin High School in 2000-01...Amador Valley captured the Nor Cal and North Coast Section titles the past three seasons... An All-State selection by Cal-Hi Sports magazine...Chosen as the San Ramon Valley Times and Tri-Valley Herald MVP from 1999 through 2001...Lists going to the state tournament for three straight years as her most memorable sports achievements...Coached by Elizabeth Stanley...Ran track for Amador Valley during the hoops off-season. Personal
Mia Antionette Fisher was born to hoop it up on December 12, 1982 in Oakland, CA...Parents are Alfred and Myrtle Fisher...has two older siblings and one younger...A black studies major at UCSB...Values going to church and spending time with her family...Roots for the Golden State Warriors and enjoys reading the works of Richard Wright...Recruited by nearly all of the teams in the Pac-10 and Big West before saying "no thanks" and choosing UCSB.