Pearland athletes in action: Women's basketball
A women's basketball player with Pearland high school ties has scheduled action this week:
Julia Bennett, University of San Diego
High school: Pearland High School
This week: Saturday, Dec. 15, vs.Long Beach State University
About Bennett: Bennett is a junior guard for the San Diego. She is a 2009 graduate of Pearland, where she was named Defensive and Offensive Player of the year in 2008. She averaged 18 points as a senior to go along with 3.2 assists 4 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. As a senior she was named to the All-Greater Houston team and was named to the academic all-state team. She carried a 3.7 GPA into USD. Bennett is from Pearland and is the daughter of Willie and Joyce Bennett.