Coach Terry Says:
"Aleiah has a high basketball IQ and takes an intellectual approach to the game. She has the ability to expand her role this year since she is very versatile and can play multiple positions. She is also very coachable and will be key element in our success."
As A Freshman (2012-13) Saw action as a reserve in 17 games, averaging 6.4 minutes per contest ... Shot 61.9 percent from the floor on 13-of-21 field-goal attempts and finished with 14 rebounds, five blocked shots and two steals ... Scored her first two baskets as an Aztec vs. Fresno Pacific (12-19-13) ... Grabbed a season-best three rebounds at Colorado State (1-13-13) ... Connected on both shot attempts at New Mexico (1-26-13) ... Logged a season-high 14 minutes at home against Air Force (2-2-13) ... Earned a spot on the Mountain West all-academic team.
At Centennial High School
Played at Centennial High School in Corona, Calif., for head coach Martin Woods ... Guided Centennial to a 21-7 record her senior season, averaging 11.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game ... Helped the Huskies to a 20-10 record in 2010-11 as a junior, averaging 10.4 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks per game ... Was a first-team all-league honoree in 2011 and was also tabbed second-team all-CIF ... Selected as an all-Big 8 Conference pick for the Huskies as a sophomore ... Named a 2011 honorable mention girls high school All-American by The Sporting News ... Was the No. 82 ranked forward nationally and received a three-star scouts grade of 85 by ESPN's Hoopgurlz website.
Played for West Coast Premier, which is the same club basketball team that produced current Aztecs Ahjalee Harvey, Kiyana Stamps and Chelsea Hopkins under head coach Brian Crichlow ... The squad won a pair of AAU events in the summer of 2011 and claimed first place at the prestigious 2010 End of the Oregon Trail tournament.
Daughter of Sharon Brandon and David Brandon, Sr. ... Father played basketball overseas in Hong Kong ... Majoring in business at San Diego State.