In limited action, DePriest hits the boards hard for Denver

December 7, 2016

Leya DePriest basketball

Leya DePriest

Over the last four games, Palmer’s Leya DePriest ranks second on the University of Denver women’s basketball team in rebounds.

Her 28 total rebounds in nine games is fourth best on the team, but 20 have come in the last few games.

She is making the most out of her limited playing time.

DePriest, of Wasilla High fame, has twice grabbed the team’s most boards in a game, most recently Saturday when she hauled down collected a season-high seven rebounds against Pepperdine.

She also had a season-high four points and three assists that night, too.

DePriest is averaging 1.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in only 8.9 minutes per game.