The contest will be the final regular season game of the year.
Abbie Beutler joins Coach Nixon's staff as an assistant coach in 2012-13 ...
At Utah Valley ... SENIOR ~ (2011-12): Appeared in 27 games for UVU and started in 20 ... averaged 5.3 ppg, 2.0 rpg, and 2.7 apg from the point guard position ... named Great West Conference All-Conference Honorable Mention behind 5.1 ppg and 3.0 apg in GWC play ... scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 12 points in a 73-56 win over Northern Arizona on Dec. 17 ... matched that career mark in a 72-65 win at Weber State on Dec. 21, going 5-for-5 from the field ... dished out a career-high six assists in a win over Tulsa on Dec. 3 ... averaged 24.3 minutes per game and finshed the year shooting 31.5 percent from the field, 28.1 percent from three, and 81.8 percent from the foul line ... for her career, Beutler appeared in 56 games and averaged 7.2 ppg, 2.6 rpg, and 4.0 apg in 28.7 minutes per game ... her 150 assists in 2010-11 stand as the third best single-season mark in school history ... she closes her career ranked first in school history in free throw percentage (.845), third in assists average (4.0), fourth in total assists (224) and sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.312).
JUNIOR ~ (2010-11): Appeared in and started all 29 games at point guard ... averaged 8.9 ppg and 5.2 apg ... her 5.2 assists per game and 150 total assists led the Great West Conference ... was a one-time GWC Player of the Week ... was the February UVU Perry Homes Scholar Athlete of the Month ... posted three double-doubles on the year in points and assists ... scored a career-high 27 points and dished out 11 assists vs. UTPA on Feb. 12 ... dished out a career-high 13 dimes and added 12 points in a win over UTPA in the first round of the GWC Tournament on March 9 ... picked up four steals vs. HBU on Feb. 26 ... averaged 32.8 minutes per game, shot 86.4 percent from the charity stripe, 36.3 percent from the field and 33 percent from behind the arc.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at West Side High School in Dayton, Idaho ... named to the All-District first-team three times and the first-team All-Cache Valley twice and once to the second-team All-Cache Valley ... was the Team MVP and a Team Captain her senior year ... her junior year was named Idaho State Journal Team and the Team Offensive MVP ... her sophomore year was a member of the Idaho State Journal Team and a Team MVP ... her freshman year was All-Cache Valley honorable mention, a Team Defensive MVP and helped lead her team to a District Championship ... also participated in volleyball, cross country and track & field in high school ... was a volleyball team captain.
Other College ... Attended Snow College for two years (2008-10) and played basketball for the Badgers ... in 2008-09 won the Playmaker Award and was named to the All-Conference second team ... in 2009-10 was named first-team All-Conference, the Female Athlete of the Year, Most Inspirational Player, a Team Captain, a Player of the Week and helped her team to a 20+ Win Season.
Personal ... Graduated from West Side HS in 2008 with a 3.75 GPA ... was a Student Body Secretary, a member of the Ultimate Frisbee Club, Pep Club, FFA Sweetheart, Business Professional of America, Homecoming Royalty, held church leadership positions and participated in school musicals ... expected major at UVU is Exercise Science ... grew up on a potato farm in Idaho ... parents are Wesley & Roxane Beutler.