Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter for the Huskies...member of back-to-back NCAA Tournament teams as a junior and senior...ended her career with 861 career points, 492 rebounds and a 40.2 field goal shooting percentage...three-time Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention selection...tallied 36 career double-figure scoring games which ties for 26th in UW history...named MVP of two regular season tournaments in her career - the 2004 WBCA BTI Classic and the 2006 Basketball Travelers Husky Classic...averaged 10.0 points in the three NCAA tournament games in which she played.
SENIOR YEAR (2006-07) -
Played in all 31 games, started first 22...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team for third-straight season...finished tied for third on the team in scoring (7.1 ppg) and fourth rebounding (4.0 rpg)...tallied five double-figure scoring games, including a 10-point performance in NCAA First Round game against Iowa State (3/17)...was second-leading UW scorer against the Cyclones on 5-of-8 shooting; also grabbed four boards...team's scoring leader in two games, rebounding leader in five...named MVP of the Basketball Travelers Husky Classic after averaging a team-high 15 points in wins over Saint Louis and Northern Iowa...season-high 16 points of 7-of-10 shooting versus Saint Louis (11/25)...scored team-high 14 points versus Northern Iowa (11/26)...tallied seven rebounds at Kent State (11/30)...scored nine points and contributed two assists and two steals versus No. 15 Texas A&M (12/6)...tied for team lead with six rebounds in win over Nevada (12/10); also had six points and a career-high four assists...tallied nine points and four rebounds in win over No. 23 Florida State (12/23)...recorded nine points, six rebounds and two steals in win over USC (12/29)...had seven points and five rebounds vs. UCLA (12/31)...tallied 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting, five rebounds and two assists before fouling out at Arizona State (1/7)...grabbed team-high six rebounds to go along with seven points vs. No. 10 Stanford (1/11)...matched career-high with three steals at No. 20 Cal (2/8); also had six rebounds and three assists...shared team-high scoring honors with Hicks, scoring 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting vs. Oregon State (2/22); was also 4-for-5 from the line and grabbed five rebounds...tallied season-high nine rebounds vs. Oregon (2/24); also scored nine points on 4-of-8 shooting...in Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinal game vs. USC (3/3), grabbed team-high six rebounds while scoring eight points on 4-of-7 shooting, dishing three assists and snatching one steal.
JUNIOR YEAR (2005-06) -
Started 23 of 30 games...came off the bench in first seven games, before breaking into the lineup vs. Michigan (12/9/05)...missed most of preseason practice due to bout with mono...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team for second-straight year...finished fourth on the team in scoring (8.0) and second in rebounding (5.0)...reached double-figures in scoring in 12 of the last 20 games, and 13 overall...leading rebounder in 11 games...scored season-high 14 points vs. Minnesota in NCAA 1st Round, also had team-high nine rebounds...was 8-for-10 from the line vs. Minnesota, making two crucial free-throws with 3.8 seconds left to put UW up by four...notched double-doubles in consecutive games at USC and UCLA (Feb. 9, 11)...notched first career double-double with 10 points and career-high 10 rebounds in overtime win at USC (1/9/06), also had team-high three steals...had 11 points and a career-high equaling 10 boards at UCLA (2/11/06)...scored 13 points at Cal (2/25/06); also had team-high seven rebounds...had team-highs in points (12) and rebounds (seven) at Stanford (2/23/06)...had 13 points at Arizona (12/31/05); shooting 9-for-10 from the free-throw line - nine FT made set a career-high while 10 FT attempted matched a career-high...scored 12 points and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds at Washington State (1/7/06)...scored 10 points in upset win over then-No. 10 Stanford (12/22/05), also grabbed six rebounds and matched season-high with three assists...had four-straight games with eight or more points off the bench (Florida State, Utah, San Diego, Rice)...had eight points at Texas A&M (12/4/05), going 4-for-5 from the line...matched season-high with three steals vs. Rice (11/27/05).
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2004-05) --
Played in all 30 games, starting seven...selected to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team...ranked third on the team in rebounding (4.1 rpg) and fifth in scoring (8.2 ppg)...scored in double-figures 13 times...named MVP of the WBCA BTI Classic, leading UW to wins over South Carolina and No. 14 Minnesota...recorded 12 points and six rebounds, and went 6-for-8 from the line vs. South Carolina (11/14))...scored 11 points and added four boards in upset of Minnesota (11/15)...scored a season-high 16 points (6-for-10) and grabbed seven boards vs. Washington State (2/19)...tied her season-high eight rebounds twice, at Arizona (2/26) and vs. Arizona State (12/29)...set season-high with three steals at Arizona State (2/24)... led team in scoring four times and in rebounding six times...played a season-high 31 minutes vs. Minnesota (11/15)...played for the Canadian National Women's Developmental Team at the World University Games in Hungary in August, 2005.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2003-04) --
Started first 22 collegiate games...suffered an AC joint sprain in her right shoulder vs. USC, Feb. 7...missed five games until seeing her first action since the injury vs. USC in the quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Tournament (3/6)...ended fifth on the team in rebounding (3.7 rpg)...nearly doubled previous career-high with 22 points versus Oregon (1/15)...season-high eight rebounds at Arizona...tied that with eight boards vs. Oregon State...had 12 points versus Denver...recorded 10 points and five boards versus Lipscomb...had six points and six rebounds in Husky debut versus Maine...season-high three assists vs. Oklahoma State...tied with Andrea Lalum for team-high six rebounds at Colorado...tied for team high in steals versus California with three...tallied eight points and four rebounds off the bench vs. Pepperdine in WNIT first round...had seven points and three rebounds off the bench vs. Creighton in WNIT second round...named to Canadian Developmental National Team that competed at the FISU World University Games in Deagu, Korea (August 2003).
AT R.A. MCMATH HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner and three-year co-captain...Basketball BC Co-Player of the Year (2003)...McMath Female Athlete of the Year (1998-2003)...Richmond City High School Female Athlete of the Year (2000-2004)...named "Best All-Around Athlete" in B.C. by the Vancouver Province...earned league MVP honors as a senior, averaging 27.4 points and 15 rebounds per game...led McMath to 21-6 record and ninth place showing at B.C. `AA' Provincials (2003)...named a first-team Canadian Juvenile National All-Star in 2002...three-year invitee to Nike All-Canada Camp (2000-2002)...named B.C. Junior Girls Provincial MVP as a freshman...during junior year, played only three games at R.A. McMath due to teachers' strike...was a member of the Under-17 B.C. Provincial Team that won silver at Nationals in 2001 and 2002...as a sophomore led prep team to fourth-place league finish and 15th-place state championship finish...as a freshman, helped team to second-place league finish and sixth-place state finish...played for AAU coach Mike Clark...also a standout volleyball player and track athlete, lettering three years in both sports...was invited to try out for the Canadian Junior National Volleyball Team in 2001 and 2002, but declined due to basketball commitment...three-time B.C. Provincial All-Star in volleyball (2000-2002)...tied for first place in the high jump at the Oregon Track City Classic in 2001...four-time RSSAA High School High Jump Champion...two-time BC Provincial high jump at Champion.
Breanne Watson...daughter of Brent and Sharman Watson...has a younger brother Kyle...father is a retired high school teacher...mother is an insurance supervisor...father played basketball for Washington State in the late 1960's...graduated high school with a 3.5 grade point average...majoring in communications with special interest in marketing.
Points - 22, vs. Oregon, Jan. 15, 2004
Rebounds - 10, twice, last at UCLA, Feb. 11, 2006
Assists - 4, vs. Nevada, Dec. 10, 2006
Steals - 3, nine times, last at California, Feb. 8, 2007
FG Made - 9, vs. Oregon, Jan. 15, 2004
FG Attempted - 13, vs. Stanford, Dec. 22, 2005
3-Pt. FG Made - 3, vs. Oregon, Jan. 15, 2004
3-Pt. FG Attempted - 4, three times, last vs. Florida St. Dec. 17, 06
FT Made - 9, at Arizona, Dec. 31, 2005
FT Attempted - 10, three times, last vs. Minnesota, Mar. 18, 2006
Watson news and features:
Breanne Watson at the 2005 World University Games - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 21, 2005)
Watson Enjoys Honor Of Playing For Canadian National Team - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 19, 2005)
Breanne Watson Named To 2005 Canadian Development National Team - Gohuskies.com (July 20, 2005)
Watson adjusts to new role as reserve - Seattle Times (Feb. 3, 2005)
BREANNE WATSON'S YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
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