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  Beky Preston
Beky Preston
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
LaCueva HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/15/1983

Experience:
2003-06

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2005-06 - Senior

Averaged 2.2 points and 2.1 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per game off the bench ... played in 23 of 36 games during her final season ... scored six points in Senior Day win over Nebraska ... scored season-high 10 points against Oral Roberts in the Bertha Teague Classic ... scored five points and grabbed two rebounds in relief of Courtney Paris against San Francisco ... member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team and the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall semester.

2004-05 - Junior
Averaged 3.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... shot 43.5 percent from the field, hitting 40-of-92 shots ... had nine blocked shots and 15 steals on the season ... best offensive game of the season came against Texas A&M (J9) with 12 points, going 3-for-5 (60%) from the field and 6-for-9 (66.7%) from the free throw line ... had four points and eight rebounds at Colorado (F16) ... dished out a career-best four assists and three steals against Southeast Missouri State (N19) ... was a perfect 4-of-4 from the field and had four rebounds in 10 minutes of play vs. Henderson State (D29).

2003-04 - Sophomore
Contributed 4.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and shot 50.4 percent from the floor while playing 17 minutes per contest ... named MVP of the Pepperdine Tournament in November where she produced 11 points and six rebounds per game plus shot 60 percent from the field ... had two points, one assist and one block in eight minutes against Stanford (M22) in NCAA action ... averaged 4.5 rebounds, 1.3 points and 18.8 minutes per game in Big 12 Tournament play ... played in all four games with best performance coming against third seed and 13th-ranked Colorado (M10) in the quarterfinals ... scored four points, going 2-for-2 from the field, and had four rebounds against CU ... had five rebounds and one steal against second seed and eighth-ranked Kansas State (M11) in the semifinals ... matched a season best of six defensive boards in the first round game against Texas A&M (M9) ... had 10 points, four rebounds and three steals while hitting 5-of-8 (62.5 percent) shots against Nebraska (J7) in the Big 12 regular season opener ... had 12 points, five rebounds and hit 6-of-8 shots (75 percent) at Kansas State (J31) ... scored seven points in OU's win over Texas Tech (F25) in Norman.

2002-03 - Freshman
Averaged 4.1 points and 4.3 rebounds per game and shot 50 percent (52-of-104) from the field ... ranked among Big 12 freshmen top 20 in four categories, including fifth in rebounds (4.5 ppg), sixth in blocked shots (0.63 bpg), ninth in field goal percentage (48.6 percent) and 14th in scoring (4.1 ppg) ... averaged 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 points per game in Big 12 Tournament action ... produced double-doubles in two of the last three regular season games ... averaged 11 points, 8.3 rebounds and shot 71.4 percent from the field during that time frame ... had a then career-best 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field (62.5%) and had nine rebounds against Sam Houston State (N26) ... came up with a huge rebound late in the game to help OU to a 66-63 victory over then No. 11 North Carolina (N30) ... hit 6-of-7 shots and 1-of-2 free throws at Oklahoma State (M1) for 13 points ... also matched personal bests of 10 rebounds and three blocked shots ... had her first collegiate double-double of 12 points and 10 boards against Missouri (F26).

High School
The 2002 New Mexico Player of the Year ... named to the Street & Smith's All-America honorable mention team as a senior ... was a three-time USA Today High School All-America honorable mention pick ... was a three-time all-district and Albuquerque Tribune All-Metro selection ... nominated for McDonald's High School All-America senior honors ... voted Albuquerque Tribune Winter Sports Athlete of the Year in 2002 ... was a first team All-State pick by the Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque Tribune and State Farm as a senior ... also earned LaCueva High School Athlete of the Year honors in 2002 ... owns the school's all-time field goal percentage record ... averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.3 steals per game as a senior ... also shot 57 percent from the field ... named Student Sports Underclass High School All-American ... four-year letterwinner in basketball and was chosen as a team co-captain as a senior ... high school coach was Jerry Brown ... was a three-time academic all-district first team pick ... selected a Blue Ribbon Student of the Month (February 2002) for academic excellence ... played AAU basketball for the Lubbock Lady Hawks ... helped team to an AAU West Texas Association Championship and a 17th place showing at AAU Nationals in 2000 ... team also finished seventh at the 2001 BCI Tournament ... AAU coaches were David Jackson (2000) and Pat King (2001).

Personal
Full name is Rebekah Eve Preston ... born on October 15, 1983, in Albuquerque, N.M. ... daughter of Richard and Jan Preston ... has three older brothers, Doug (31), Ethan (29) and Ben (24) ... psychology major ... chose Oklahoma over New Mexico.

Season

GP-GS
FG%
3FG%
FT%

RBG

A
B
S
PPG

2002-03

30-15

.486

.000

.364

4.5

9

19

9

4.1

2003-04

33-13

.504

.000

.486

4.3

16

10

23

4.4

2004-05

29-7

.435

.000

.452

2.6

16

9

15

3.4

2005-06
23-1
.452
.000
.706
2.1
6
5
7
2.2
Total
115-36
.476
.000

.464

3.5

47

43
54
3.6

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