13 - Lexie Nelson
Lexie Nelson
Height: 5-6
Year: RS Jr.
Hometown: Butte, Mont.
High School: Butte HS '10
College: Montana
Position: G
Experience: 1L
gp 30
pts/g 15.9
fg % 45.6
3pt % 44.0
ft % 86.6
reb/g 2.6
a/g 2.0

2012-13: Started and played in all 32 of Eastern’s games after sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules, averaging 34.8 minutes per game … Earned All-Big Sky First Team honors after leading EWU to a spot in the WNIT for only the second time in program history … Finished fourth in the conference in scoring with an average of 14.0 points per game, connecting on 41.1 percent of her shots (138-336) … Led the Eagles in scoring 14 different times, notching 20 or more points five times … Paced the conference and ranked 27th nationally in free throw percentage, shooting .855 from the charity stripe (112-131) … Upped her free throw percentage to 87.3 percent during league play, missing just 10 of 79 attempts … Connected on 37.3 percent of her three-point shots, good for seventh in the Big Sky … Improved her long-range percentage to nearly 40 percent in Big Sky contests, draining 39 treys against league foes … Ranked third in the league with 1.9 made three-pointers per game, finishing the year with 60 triples … Finished third on the team with 70 assists and fifth with 99 rebounds … Notched 11 points in each of EWU’s first two games of the season against Pacific (Nov. 11) and Cal State Northridge (Nov. 15) … Went for 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting in the Eagles’ 68-50 win over Portland (Nov. 18), connecting on three triples and making 6-of-7 free throws … Selected to the Cal Classic by Doubletree All-Tournament Team after averaging 10 points in Eastern’s two games in Berkeley, Calif., highlighted by a 12-for-14 performance from the free throw line in EWU’s 50-45 victory over Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 24) … Played 39 minutes and scored 19 points versus Idaho (Nov. 27), hitting eight of her 11 shots, including a trio of three-pointers to go along with four assists … Tallied 20 points and added five rebounds in the Eagles’ 74-63 defeat of Boise State (Dec. 7), making 7-of-13 shots … Helped EWU start Big Sky play with a pair of wins over Weber State (Dec. 20) and Idaho State (Dec. 22), averaging 13.5 points and making 9-of-19 shots over the two games … Added a season-best six assists versus the Wildcats … Made three treys in Eastern’s 58-56 win over Montana (Jan. 3), finishing with 14 points to go along with four rebounds and four assists … Played 37 minutes and recorded 15 points against Northern Arizona (Jan. 10) before logging the full 40 minutes in EWU’s 75-72 victory over North Dakota (Jan. 17), finishing with 19 points … Extended her double-figure scoring streak to 13 straight games with an 11-point outing against Northern Colorado (Jan. 19) … Paced Eastern with 21 points in its 79-70 win over Southern Utah, hitting all 12 of her free throw attempts … Tallied 17 points and added six boards in EWU’s 68-59 victory over Montana State (Jan. 31), making 6-of-9 shots, including three triples … Notched 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting in the Eagles’ 63-49 defeat of Sacramento State (Feb. 7) before exploding for 22 points versus Southern Utah (Feb. 16) … Contributed 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists in Eastern’s 67-58 win over North Dakota (Mar. 2) before notching a season-best 24 points on 7-of-10 shooting in EWU’s 67-61 overtime victory over Idaho State (Mar. 7) … Was a perfect 8-for-8 from the charity stripe against the Bengals … Registered 18 points in the Eagles’ regular-season finale against Weber State (Mar. 9), garnering the Big Sky Player of the Week award for the first time in her career … Led Eastern to a 68-53 win over Montana State in the opening round of the Big Sky Tournament (Mar. 13), finishing with 18 points … Scored 10 points and added four rebounds and four assists in EWU’s overtime loss to Northern Colorado in the semifinals of the conference tournament (Mar. 15) … Earned Big Sky All-Academic honors.

2011-12: Sat out the 2011-12 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

2010-11 (At Montana): Played in 32 of Montana’s 33 games in the 2010-11 season, including all three Big Sky Conference Tournament games, which were all victories for the Lady Griz, as they won the title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 24th time in program history…Averaged 14.6 minutes per game as a freshman at UM, and contributed 3.4 points per game on a .343 shooting percentage…Knocked down 11 three-pointers and had 29 assists in her rookie season…Coincidentally, Nelson registered her season-high scoring mark of 14 points against Eastern Washington on Feb. 26 in Missoula…And then when the Lady Griz came to Cheney later in the season, Nelson played a season-high 34 minutes and had a season-high three rebounds…She started six of the first nine games of the 2010-11 season.

High School: Graduated from Butte High School as the all-time leading scorer in Bulldogs history…Was named the 2010 Montana Gatorade Player of the Year and the 2010 Miss Basketball Montana…She was a 2010 McDonalds All-American Nominee…She was a four-time Class AA All-State selection, and four-time All-Conference honoree…She led the Bulldogs to back-to-back runner-up finishes in Class AA Montana State Championships in 2009 and 2010…Was the valedictorian of her graduating class, and a member of the National Honor Society and Science National Honors Society.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Deanna Nelson…Majoring in exercise science.


Nelson's Career Statistics

        Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds                
YEAR GP-GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVG PF FO AST TO BLK STL PTS AVG
2012-13 32-32 1113 34.8 138 336 .411 60 161 .373 112 131 .855 21 78 99 3.1 66 0 70 90 1 24 448 14.0
2013-14 30-30 1009 33.6 150 329 .456 74 168 .440 103 113 .866 29 49 78 2.6 61 1 61 70 1 18 477 15.9
TOTAL 62-62 2122 34.2 288 665 .433 134 329 .407 215 250 .860 50 127 177 2.9 127 1 131 160 2 42 925 14.9
                                                 

Nelson's Career Highs

Points: 29 vs. Portland State (Dec. 29, 2013)                              
Rebounds: 8 vs. Idaho State (Mar. 7, 2013)                              
Assists: 7 vs. Cal State Northridge (Dec. 6, 2013)                              
Steals: 3, 3x, last vs. Weber State (Mar. 9, 2013)                              
Blocks: 1, 2x, last at Sacramento State (Feb. 13, 2014)                              
FG Made: 11 vs. Boise State (Dec. 20, 2013)                              
FG Attempts: 18 vs. Montana State (Mar. 13, 2013)                              
3FG Made: 5 vs. Portland State (Dec. 29, 2013)                              
3FG Attempts: 10 vs. Portland State (Dec. 29, 2013)                              
FT Made: 12, 2x, last vs. Southern Utah (Jan. 26, 2013)                              
FT Attempts: 14 vs. Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 24, 2012)                              
Recent Games
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 20
Games started 30 20
Minutes 1009 693
Minutes per game 33.6 34.6
FG 150-329 96-224
FG Pct 45.6 42.9
3PT 74-168 51-117
3PT Pct 44.0 43.6
FT 103-119 77-86
FT Pct 86.6 89.5
Off rebounds 29 19
Def rebounds 49 29
Total rebounds 78 48
Rebounds per game 2.6 2.4
Personal fouls 61 38
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 61 35
Turnovers 70 42
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.8
Steals 18 10
Blocks 1 1
Points 477 320
Points per game 15.9 16.0
Points per 40 min 18.9 18.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 1 Master's College W, 87-74 1 20 1-6 16.7 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 6
Nov 8 at Portland L, 68-65 1 35 6-15 40.0 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 15
Nov 16 SMU L, 75-70 1 27 3-9 33.3 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Nov 20 at Gonzaga L, 78-58 1 30 4-10 40.0 3-5 60.0 6-6 100.0 17
Nov 29 vs. Iowa St. L, 88-60 1 36 5-9 55.6 4-7 57.1 4-6 66.7 18
Nov 30 vs. Butler L, 74-51 1 27 5-8 62.5 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 12
Dec 6 Cal State Northridge W, 73-53 1 33 5-10 50.0 0-4 0.0 3-4 75.0 13
Dec 14 Idaho W, 85-84 1 37 6-10 60.0 4-5 80.0 0-1 0.0 16
Dec 17 Northwest (Wash) W, 90-48 1 25 6-10 60.0 3-5 60.0 6-7 85.7 21
Dec 20 Boise St. W, 81-66 1 34 11-17 64.7 2-5 40.0 3-5 60.0 27
Dec 29 Portland St. L, 86-74 1 38 9-15 60.0 5-10 50.0 6-6 100.0 29
Jan 2 Weber St. W, 78-67 1 34 7-13 53.8 3-6 50.0 4-4 100.0 21
Jan 4 Idaho St. W, 67-55 1 36 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 18
Jan 9 at Montana L, 81-64 1 36 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 3-3 100.0 11
Jan 11 at Montana St. L, 78-74 1 38 4-11 36.4 2-7 28.6 9-10 90.0 19
Jan 16 Northern Ariz. W, 92-68 1 32 5-16 31.2 2-7 28.6 9-9 100.0 21
Jan 18 Sacramento St. W, 78-65 1 31 5-10 50.0 3-4 75.0 6-6 100.0 19
Jan 25 at Southern Utah L, 62-61 1 33 3-11 27.3 2-9 22.2 5-6 83.3 13
Jan 30 at North Dakota L, 82-60 1 33 3-13 23.1 1-5 20.0 2-4 50.0 9
Feb 1 at Northern Colo. W, 52-51 1 34 3-15 20.0 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 9
Feb 6 Montana St. W, 81-66 1 34 5-11 45.5 2-6 33.3 4-6 66.7 16
Feb 8 Montana W, 71-61 1 38 6-9 66.7 3-5 60.0 4-4 100.0 19
Feb 13 at Sacramento St. W, 79-73 1 39 8-12 66.7 4-6 66.7 3-3 100.0 23
Feb 15 at Northern Ariz. L, 86-78 1 36 3-7 42.9 2-3 66.7 6-6 100.0 14
Feb 20 Southern Utah W, 59-54 1 33 6-12 50.0 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 17
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60 1 36 4-14 28.6 1-7 14.3 2-2 100.0 11
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61 1 34 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 4-4 100.0 12
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57 1 34 4-9 44.4 2-4 50.0 2-2 100.0 12
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62 1 31 2-8 25.0 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 7
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60 1 33 6-12 50.0 4-7 57.1 4-4 100.0 20
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65 1 32 3-7 42.9 0-3 0.0 4-4 100.0 10
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 1 Master's College W, 87-74 1 20 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 8 at Portland L, 68-65 1 35 1 4 5 4 4 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 16 SMU L, 75-70 1 27 1 1 2 2 4 0.5 1 0 4 0
Nov 20 at Gonzaga L, 78-58 1 30 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 0 0
Nov 29 vs. Iowa St. L, 88-60 1 36 2 1 3 3 2 1.5 1 0 3 0
Nov 30 vs. Butler L, 74-51 1 27 0 1 1 2 4 0.5 1 0 3 0
Dec 6 Cal State Northridge W, 73-53 1 33 1 5 6 7 2 3.5 0 0 3 0
Dec 14 Idaho W, 85-84 1 37 1 2 3 4 1 4.0 1 0 4 0
Dec 17 Northwest (Wash) W, 90-48 1 25 1 1 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 0 0
Dec 20 Boise St. W, 81-66 1 34 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Dec 29 Portland St. L, 86-74 1 38 0 1 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 2 Weber St. W, 78-67 1 34 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 Idaho St. W, 67-55 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 9 at Montana L, 81-64 1 36 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 3 0
Jan 11 at Montana St. L, 78-74 1 38 0 1 1 4 2 2.0 2 0 1 0
Jan 16 Northern Ariz. W, 92-68 1 32 3 1 4 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 18 Sacramento St. W, 78-65 1 31 3 1 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Jan 25 at Southern Utah L, 62-61 1 33 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 30 at North Dakota L, 82-60 1 33 1 2 3 3 1 3.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 1 at Northern Colo. W, 52-51 1 34 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 6 Montana St. W, 81-66 1 34 1 4 5 4 3 1.3 0 0 0 -
Feb 8 Montana W, 71-61 1 38 1 1 2 3 3 1.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 13 at Sacramento St. W, 79-73 1 39 1 1 2 1 3 0.3 0 1 4 -
Feb 15 at Northern Ariz. L, 86-78 1 36 0 3 3 1 4 0.2 0 0 5 1
Feb 20 Southern Utah W, 59-54 1 33 1 0 1 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 -
Feb 24 at Portland St. W, 61-60 1 36 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 -
Feb 27 Northern Colo. W, 67-61 1 34 3 1 4 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 -
Mar 1 North Dakota L, 61-57 1 34 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
Mar 6 at Idaho St. L, 86-62 1 31 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 0 3 -
Mar 8 at Weber St. W, 68-60 1 33 0 2 2 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 -
Mar 13 vs. Idaho St. L, 70-65 1 32 1 4 5 1 4 0.2 0 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 32 32 34.8 4.3-10.5 41.1 1.9-5.0 37.3 3.5-4.1 85.5 14.0
2013-14 30 30 33.6 5.0-11.0 45.6 2.5-5.6 44.0 3.4-4.0 86.6 15.9
Total 62 62 34.2 4.6-10.7 43.3 2.2-5.3 40.7 3.5-4.0 86.0 14.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 32 32 1113 138-336 41.1 60-161 37.3 112-131 85.5 448
2013-14 30 30 1009 150-329 45.6 74-168 44.0 103-119 86.6 477
Total 62 62 2122 288-665 43.3 134-329 40.7 215-250 86.0 925
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 32 32 34.8 0.7 2.4 3.1 2.1 0.0 2.2 2.8 0.8 0.8 0.0
2013-14 30 30 33.6 1.0 1.6 2.6 2.0 0.0 2.0 2.3 0.9 0.6 0.0
Total 62 62 34.2 0.8 2.0 2.9 2.0 0.0 2.1 2.6 0.8 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 32 32 1113 21 78 99 66 0 70 90 0.8 24 1
2013-14 30 30 1009 29 49 78 61 1 61 70 0.9 18 1
Total 62 62 2122 50 127 177 127 1 131 160 0.8 42 2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 33.6 5.0-11.0 45.6 2.5-5.6 44.0 3.4-4.0 86.6 15.9
Conference 20 20 34.6 4.8-11.2 42.9 2.6-5.8 43.6 3.8-4.3 89.5 16.0
Exhibition 1 1 20.0 1.0-6.0 16.7 1.0-3.0 33.3 3.0-4.0 75.0 6.0

Home 15 15 33.3 5.9-11.3 51.8 2.6-5.4 48.1 3.6-4.1 87.1 17.9
Away 12 12 34.5 4.1-11.2 36.3 2.4-6.2 39.2 3.4-3.9 87.2 14.0
Neutral 3 3 31.7 4.3-8.0 54.2 2.0-4.3 46.2 2.7-3.3 80.0 13.3

Wins 16 16 33.9 5.8-11.9 48.9 2.6-5.7 46.2 3.4-4.0 85.9 17.7
Losses 14 14 33.3 4.1-9.9 41.0 2.3-5.5 41.6 3.4-3.9 87.3 13.9

November 5 5 31.0 4.6-10.2 45.1 2.8-5.8 48.3 2.0-2.4 83.3 14.0
December 5 5 33.4 7.4-12.4 59.7 2.8-5.8 48.3 3.6-4.6 78.3 21.2
January 8 8 34.1 4.6-11.5 40.2 2.1-5.6 37.8 5.0-5.5 90.9 16.4
February 8 8 35.5 4.8-11.0 43.2 2.6-5.9 44.7 3.0-3.5 85.7 15.1
March 4 4 32.5 3.8-9.0 41.7 2.0-4.5 44.4 2.8-3.0 91.7 12.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 1009 150-329 45.6 74-168 44.0 103-119 86.6 477
Conference 20 20 693 96-224 42.9 51-117 43.6 77-86 89.5 320
Exhibition 1 1 20 1-6 16.7 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 6

Home 15 15 500 88-170 51.8 39-81 48.1 54-62 87.1 269
Away 12 12 414 49-135 36.3 29-74 39.2 41-47 87.2 168
Neutral 3 3 95 13-24 54.2 6-13 46.2 8-10 80.0 40

Wins 16 16 543 93-190 48.9 42-91 46.2 55-64 85.9 283
Losses 14 14 466 57-139 41.0 32-77 41.6 48-55 87.3 194

November 5 5 155 23-51 45.1 14-29 48.3 10-12 83.3 70
December 5 5 167 37-62 59.7 14-29 48.3 18-23 78.3 106
January 8 8 273 37-92 40.2 17-45 37.8 40-44 90.9 131
February 8 8 284 38-88 43.2 21-47 44.7 24-28 85.7 121
March 4 4 130 15-36 41.7 8-18 44.4 11-12 91.7 49
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 33.6 1.0 1.6 2.6 2.0 0.0 2.0 2.3 0.9 0.6 0.0
Conference 20 20 34.6 1.0 1.4 2.4 1.9 0.0 1.8 2.1 0.8 0.5 0.0
Exhibition 1 1 20.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

Home 15 15 33.3 1.3 1.6 2.9 1.6 0.0 2.3 2.2 1.0 0.4 0.0
Away 12 12 34.5 0.5 1.6 2.1 2.4 0.1 1.8 2.2 0.8 0.8 0.1
Neutral 3 3 31.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.7 0.0 2.0 3.3 0.6 0.7 0.0

Wins 16 16 33.9 1.4 1.6 3.1 1.6 0.0 2.2 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.1
Losses 14 14 33.3 0.4 1.6 2.1 2.5 0.1 1.9 2.8 0.7 0.9 0.0

November 5 5 31.0 0.8 1.4 2.2 2.4 0.0 2.2 3.4 0.6 1.0 0.0
December 5 5 33.4 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.6 0.0 2.8 2.2 1.3 0.6 0.0
January 8 8 34.1 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.4 0.0 2.1 1.5 1.4 0.6 0.0
February 8 8 35.5 1.2 1.6 2.9 2.0 0.1 1.8 2.5 0.7 0.4 0.1
March 4 4 32.5 0.2 2.0 2.2 2.2 - 1.2 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 1009 29 49 78 61 1 61 70 0.9 18 1
Conference 20 20 693 19 29 48 38 1 35 42 0.8 10 1
Exhibition 1 1 20 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 1.0 0 0

Home 15 15 500 20 24 44 24 0 34 33 1.0 6 0
Away 12 12 414 6 19 25 29 1 21 27 0.8 10 1
Neutral 3 3 95 3 6 9 8 0 6 10 0.6 2 0

Wins 16 16 543 23 26 49 26 0 35 31 1.1 6 1
Losses 14 14 466 6 23 29 35 1 26 39 0.7 12 0

November 5 5 155 4 7 11 12 0 11 17 0.6 5 0
December 5 5 167 5 10 15 13 0 14 11 1.3 3 0
January 8 8 273 9 11 20 11 0 17 12 1.4 5 0
February 8 8 284 10 13 23 16 1 14 20 0.7 3 1
March 4 4 130 1 8 9 9 - 5 10 0.5 2 0
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