May 27, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

PCL champion Uni girls basketball team finishes 10-0 and Goldsmith sets four career records

University guard Malia Goldsmith set four career records.

University’s girls basketball team, which clinched its second consecutive Pacific Coast League title last week, wrapped up the regular season Thursday night with a 51-32 victory over Woodbridge.

The Trojans (20-7 overall) finished 10-0 in league play for the second year in a row. (Please click here to see the story on the championship).

In addition, star guard Malia Goldsmith established herself in the University record books.

“Malia broke the fourth career school record,” University Coach Nicole Bradshaw said. “The previous record was held by Casey Gomez of 428 (2003-2007).  Malia now has 430 career assists.”

Goldsmith also holds the University career records in steals, scoring and career 3-point shots made.

Going into the final game she had 356 career steals (previous record of 277 held by Gomez) and career scoring with 1,330 points (previous record of 1,327 held by Lauren Hudash 2004-2008).

Goldsmith also holds the career 3-point shot record of 143 (previous record of 142 by Dana Bossenmeyer 2011-2014).

In Thursday’s game, Kaylor Chott led the Trojans with 11 points. Goldsmith and Claire Kawata had 10 points each,

Woodbridge (11-16, 5-5) finished third in the PCL and kept its CIF playoff hopes alive.