Clarissa Perez

Junior criminology major Clarissa Perez is No. 1 in scoring for SCIAC and No. 2 in the nation at Division III women’s basketball, scoring an average of 24.1 points a game. As point guard and shooting guard, Perez hit the 600-point mark in last week’s basketball game against Pomona-Pitzer. Perez made First Team All-SCIAC and hopes to join an All-American team and play professionally overseas after graduation. Perez transferred from the University of Antelope Valley where she played under current La Verne head coach Jason Pruitt. Of the 25 games played this season, Perez scored in double figures for 22 of those games. Her high was a 44-point effort against La Sierra.

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