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Leya  DePriest
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Leya DePriest

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Palmer, Alaska

High School:
Wasilla H.S.

Height:
6-2

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
04/27/

Major:
Business


11/09/2017

Game Preview: Pioneers Set to Open Season Against Falcons on Friday

Denver looks to win 10th straight against Air Force

03/04/2017

PIOS FALL IN QUARTERFINAL ROUND OF SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNEY

Denver Ends Its Season in Sioux Falls

02/04/2017

DENVER DOMINATES IN WIN OVER FORT WAYNE

Pioneers Shot 80 Percent in the Third Quarter

12/20/2016

DENVER'S LATE RALLY COMES UP JUST SHORT IN LOSS TO NORTHEASTERN

Pioneers' Last Three Losses Come by a Combined Total of Seven Points

12/09/2016

LOVEN SHOOTS LIGHTS OUT FROM 3-POINT LAND, NOT ENOUGH IN DENVER LOSS

Denver Puts Up 12 3s, Most Since Jan. 15th, 2015

2016-17 (FRESHMAN)
Saw action in 24 games…averaged 6.5 minutes per game…totaled 23 points on the season for an average of 1.0 ppg…ripped down 45 total boards for the Pioneers including 14 offensive rebounds…notched three steals and four blocks in her debut season for the Crimson and Gold…gathered four points on four separate occasions…grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in the game at Northern Arizona on Dec. 3.

BEFORE DENVER
2016 graduate of Wasilla High School … three-year starter for the Warriors … two-time first-team all-state selection during junior and senior years … McDonald’s All-American nominee for 2015-16 season … ranked as the 54th-best center in the country by ESPN.com … number one rated prospect in the state of Alaska by MaxPreps.com … named MVP of Doc Larson Tournament … three-time first-team all-region member.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Raymond and Jana DePriest … born on April 27 … has older sister, Kalei … made the Wasilla High Honor Roll all four years … chose DU because liked the coaches, campus and felt at home … uncle is former Bronco great Mark Schlereth … felt that education provided by the University of Denver would create the best opportunity for career after playing days are over … wants to play overseas professionally … likes to play volleyball … also recruited by Long Beach State, Northern Arizona, Boise State, Eastern Washington, Southern Utah and the University of Hawaii.

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