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Bella Alarie

  • As of Aug. 1, 2017.
  • Silver Medal: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women's U19 World Cup Team that posted a 6-1 record and finished with the silver medal after losing to Russia by four points in the gold medal game in Udine, Italy.
  • Aided the 2017 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Italy, Latvia and Spain.

College Honors

  • 2017 Ivy League Rookie of the Year.
  • 2017 All-Ivy League first team.
  • 2017 Ivy League All-Tournament Team.
  • A three-time Ivy League Player of the Week and nine-time Ivy League Freshman of the Week honoree in 2016-17.

College Notes

  • As a freshman in 2016-17, aided Princeton University to a 16-14 record and the first round of the WNIT.
  • Started all 30 games and averaged team-highs of 12.6 ppg., 8.0 rpg. and 1.7 bpg.
  • Ranked in the Ivy League’s top ten in defensive rebounds (third), blocks (fourth), total rebounds (fifth), 3-point field goal percentage (sixth), scoring (ninth), field goals (ninth), field goal percentage (ninth).
  • Her 51 blocks broke Princeton’s all-time single-season record originally set in 1984-85 season.
  • Set Princeton’s all-time freshman season records for games played (tied) and blocked shots.
  • Led her team in scoring in 15 games and rebounding in 13 games.
  • Had eight double-doubles, scored in double digits in 21 games and had nine double-digit rebounding games.
  • Posted career highs of 26 points and six assists versus Seton Hall University (11/30/16), 16 rebounds versus Harvard University (3/11/17) and seven blocked shots versus Brown University (1/13/17).

High School Honors

  • 2016 Gatorade Washington, D.C., Player of the Year.
  • 2016 Washington Post All-Metro first team.
  • 2016 All-District of Columbia State Athletic Association first team and 2015 All-DCSAA second team.
  • 2015 and 2016 USA Today All-D.C. first team.
  • 2015 Tina Thompson She Got Game Classic MVP.

High School Notes

  • Attended National Cathedral School (D.C.), where she scored more than 1,000 points during her prep career.
  • Recorded a double-double in every game as a senior.
  • Helped National Cathedral to a second place finish in the 2015 Independent School League State Tournament the 2012-13 ISL A Division regular season title.

Personal Notes

  • Daughter of Rene Augustine and Mark Alarie; has two younger brothers, Christian and Alexander.
  • Given name is Isabella, but goes by Bella.
  • Father was a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team selection at Duke University, was drafted in the first round of the 1986 NBA Draft and played for five seasons. Additionally, he competed on three USA Basketball teams. A member of the 1982 U.S. Olympic Festival West Team that finished in fourth place, he competed on the 1983 USA Select Team that posted a 12-0 record in exhibition games, captured the gold medal with a perfect 9-0 slate at the 1984 R. William Jones Cup, and participated in the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team trials.
  • Grandfather, Norman graduated magna cum laude from Princeton in 1957 and received his masters’ degree in 1959, he was a professor at Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science from 1997-99.

The Scoop

  • Started playing basketball: when she was about 5.
  • Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athletes: Elena Delle Donne and Breanna Stewart.
  • Favorite Twitter account: @BleacherReport.
  • Favorite Superhero: Superman.
  • Top five movies of all time: “The Lion King,” “Napoleon Dynamite,” “Pitch Perfect,” “Step Brothers” and “Talladega Nights.”
  • Favorite app: Timehop.
  • Favorite sports other than basketball: volleyball and soccer.
  • Favorite class: philosophical analysis.
  • Favorite player of all time: Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite Olympian: Nancy Hogshead-Makar.
  • Best player ever faced: Nicole Enabosi.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn.
  • Compares her game to: Elena Delle Donne.
  • Enjoys: drawing, sketching and traveling when away from the court.
  • Hidden talents: can dunk a tennis ball and can “shoot a mean game of 8-ball.”
  • Has traveled to more than 26 countries.

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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 U19 7/7 21.1 21- 46 .457 2- 6 .333 7- 8 .875 57/8.1 51/7.3 7 4 6 9
2017 U19x 2/1 23.0 4- 12 .333 0- 3 .000 2- 3 .667 14/7.0 10/5.0 0 4 5 3
TOTALS 9/8 21.5 25- 58 .431 2- 9 .222 9- 11 .818 71/ 7.9 61/ 6.8 7 8 11 12

College Statistics

YEAR G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 30/30 30.6 139- 322 .432 39- 103 .379 60- 90 .667 241/ 8.0 377 12.6 62 52 51 32

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