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1 - Rene Coggins
Rene Coggins
Height: 5-8
Year: So.-1L
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Mesa Mountain View
Position: G

Academic Notes: Triple major in hotel and restaurant management, finance and accounting...Honors College at NAU...Big Sky All-Academic selection and Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient as a freshman.

2013-14 (Freshman): Appeared in 26 games with 25 starts...Averaged 7.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game...Ranked fifth on the team in scoring and third on the team in assists...Averaged 8.6 points per game in conference play...Recorded 10 double-digit scoring games, all in conference play, and four games with at least five assists...Scored season-high 16 points vs. Montana...Season-highs of five rebounds in three games and five assists in four games...Recorded season-best four steals at Weber State...Posted eight games with multiple three-pointers...Made 32 three-pointers, second-most on team...Shot .365 from the field, .299 on three-pointers and .750 from the free throw line...Played 40 or more minutes in 11 games...Led the Big Sky with 36.5 minutes per game...Totaled 193 points, 60 rebounds, 70 assists, 21 steals and one block.

High School: Four-year letterwinner, three-year starter and captain in basketball at Mesa Mountain View HS...First Team All-Conference Girls 5A-I Division in 2011...Second Team All-Section Division I in 2012...Arizona Republic and East Valley Tribune All-State Honorable Mention...Three-time all-tournament team selections...Led team in assists and second in scoring all four years...Holds school record for all-time highest single season free-throw percentage (87%)...Team was two-time state semifinalists...Also played for AZ Sting club team...4.0 (4.596 weighted) high school GPA...Received AIMS and Lumberjack scholarships...Member of National Native American Honor Society.

Personal: Rene Shandiin Coggins was born Feb. 20, 1995 in Scottsdale, Ariz....Daughter of Tara and John Coggins...One older sister, Nicole...One younger brother, Christopher...Father, John, power lifted at Arizona...Sister, Nicole, played basketball at Denison University...Two aunts attended NAU...Hobbies include making stained glass panels and mosaics and singing...Most memorable athletic moments were winning the Nike Tournament of Champions with her high school team and making two overtime free throws to defeat her high school rival...Chose NAU because of the coaching staff and wanted to represent the state of Arizona.