Omaha Women's Basketball BIO
Ellie Brecht
Player Profile:
Ellie Brecht 2219453
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
High School: Lincoln

Honors and Awards
Summit League Distinguished Scholar (2016)

2016-17 (Sophomore) Season Statistics
Played in 29 games as a sophomore…averaged 5.8 points and 1.4 rebounds per game…connected on 46 3-pointers during the season…scored in double figures seven times…scored a career-high 21 points vs. Lincoln University on Dec. 1, 2016, on 8-for-13 shooting from the floor including a 6-for-10 effort from long range…added 15 points in the Summit League semifinals vs. Western Illinois on March 6, 2017…ended the season 12th all-time in made 3-pointers (91).

2015-16 (Freshman) Season Statistics
Appeared in all 30 games as a freshman…averaged 5.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 0.4 assists…hit 45 threes and finished second in the Summit League with a 3-point percentage of 40.2%...scored in double figures six times, including a season high 17 twice against Illinois State (Nov. 29) and South Dakota State (March 7).

Before UNO
A graduate of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota…As a senior, averaged 18.7 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game…scored her 1,000th career point…was one of only five players in Class AA to hit 33 percent or better (minimum 80 attempts) from beyond the arc during the 2014-15 season… set the South Dakota state tournament record with eight three-pointers made in a single game…was a South Dakota Miss Basketball nominee…earned Academic All-State honors for the second straight season. During her junior campaign averaged 16.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per game…earned first team all-city, all-conference, and all-state honors…named to the Academic All-State team. Competed for the South Dakota Attack AAU program.

Born September 1 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota…daughter of Jeff and Amy Brecht…has one brother, Nate, and one sister, Anna…her mother, Amy, played basketball at the University of Washington and was named to the PAC-10 All-Decade team…planning on majoring in Exercise Science.

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