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Baiba Eglite
4  Baiba Eglite

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riga, Latvia

High School:
Riga Secondary

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

05/09/2012

Thirty-Eight Miners to Graduate on Saturday

The total number ties the school record and features student-athletes from seven teams.

03/28/2012

Miners Garner Academic Honors From Conference USA

Miners Receive 15 Academic Awards

03/17/2012

Miners Meet the Press at the NCAA Tournament

Coach Keitha Adams and guards Kim Smith & Kelli Willingham fielded questions from reporters on the eve of UTEP's game versus Penn State in Baton Rouge.

03/16/2012

UTEP To Challenge #11/12 Penn State In First-Round Of NCAA Tournament

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03/06/2012

Top-Seed UTEP Opens 2012 C-USA Championships On Thursday

Miners To Play Winner Of (8) UCF & (9) Southern Miss At 4 P.M. MST

02/26/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Rice (2/26/12)

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/26/2012

UTEP vs Rice. Senior Day. Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/23/2012

UTEP beats SMU, crowned CUSA Champs! Photo by IPA

Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

02/09/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Marshall

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

01/08/2012

UTEP Women's Basketball vs. Memphis

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2010-11 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 19 games, including four starts during Conference USA action ... played 197 total minutes, including 143 over the final 10 contests on the campaign ... showed good shooting stroke with a readout of 45.7 percent (16-of-35) from the floor, including nailing 45.0 percent (9-of-20) of three-point attempts ... chipped in 2.5 ppg, 0.9 rpg and 0.5 apg ... secured 10.4 minutes per game, making her one of 12 Miners to reap double figures on average ... earned placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (min. 3.00 GPA).

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Missed the first 19 games of the year with an injury before making her Miner debut in the win against UCF (1/24/10) ... played in 11 contests, including one start ... tallied at least five points in a quartet of games, including a career-best 15 at Rice (2/27/10) ... game against the Owls served as her initial start ... took only 23 shorts on the year, but made 12 of them for a team-leading 52.9 percent from the floor ... overall she chipped in 3.6 ppg (9th team), in addition to 1.0 rpg (12th team) and 0.4 apg (11th team) in 12.0 mpg (9th team) ... earned placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (min. 3.00 GPA).

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Sat out the year due to NCAA rules.

Prep Career
Member of the Latvian Junior National Team in addition to serving as captain of her high school squad for six seasons ... competed at the 2008 U18 and U20 European Championship, averaging 13.3 points per game, five rebounds and three assists ... voted as the best Latvian Junior player ... team finished sixth at the event.

PERSONAL: Full name is Baiba Eglite ... is an organizational and corporate communication major ... daughter of Inita and Egils Eglite ... has one sibling ... enjoys going out with friends and relaxing in her spare time ... aspires to serve as a general manager of a basketball team once her playing career is over ... born 1/9/89 (Riga, Latvia).

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