24 - Salote Tupou
Salote Tupou
Height: 5-11
Hometown: Riverside, CA
High School: J.W. North HS
Position: F/C
Experience: 1V

CAL STATE FULLERTON

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2005-06): Appeared in 10 games for the Titans, all off the bench... scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds on the season... tallied her first points at the collegiate level with a season-high four points against Cal State Northridge (Jan. 7)... also had two points in back-to-back games against Utah Valley State (Jan. 26) and UC Davis (Jan. 28)... grabbed her first collegiate rebound against Nevada (Dec. 6) and had a season-high four rebounds in a home win over Utah Valley State... also had two rebounds against UC Davis.

FRESHMAN (2004-05): Redshirted the season.

J.W. NORTH HS

Played three seasons for the Huskies, helping J.W. North to the CIF Quarterfinals as a sophomore and the CIF Semifinals as a junior with a 24-5 record... contributed to a very balanced offense, averaging 9 ppg, 6.5 rpg, and shooting 56 percent from the field as a junior... was also on the track team, advancing to the semifinals in the shot put and placed sixth in the state as a senior in the event... also threw the discus.

PERSONAL

Born Mar. 8, 1986, in San Bernardino, Calif... parents are Samiu and Talilotu... oldest of six children which include brothers Sione, Paa, and Chris, and sisters, Vai and Mele... parents were born and raised in Tonga... criminal justice major at Cal State Fullerton who may also pursue a double major in psychology.