#4 Dana Westover
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Maple City, Mich.
High School: Glen Lake HS
Dana Westover
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Release: 11/20/2006

Building up strength after major knee injury midway through last season ... runs the court well ... team’s best player with her back to the basket. 

2006-07: Started the first 14 games of the season before being injured ... averaged 6.7 points,4.4 rebounds, and 1.1 steals ... blocked 11 shots ... scored in double-figures four times ... led the team in scoring once and rebounding four times ... reached double-figures against Oakland, scoring 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field (11/26/06) ... set a new career-high with 15 points against IPFW to go with a block, two steals, and four rebounds (12/2/06) ... reached double-figures again with 11 points against Marygrove College (12/05/06) ... hit 6-of-7 free throws leading to a 12-point outing against Gardner-Webb (12/30/06). 

2005-06: Saw action in 24 games ... averaged 1.3 points and 1.4 rebounds ... had a season-best six rebounds versus Valparaiso (12/9/05) ... tallied season-high four points three times: Valparaiso (12/9/05), Toledo (1/18/06), and Akron (2/11/06) ... had a season-best two steals in three games: Western Michigan (1/7/06), Toledo (1/18/06), and Akron (2/11/06) ... had a season-best two blocks in two games: Wilberforce (11/19/05) and Michigan State (12/30/05). 

2004-05: Started all 28 games ... averaged 5.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, second-highest mark on the team ... recorded six double-digit scoring games ... tallied a career-high 14 points in a pair of games: Kent State (1/12/05) and Western Michigan (1/5/05) ... grabbed double-figure rebounding totals in four games including a career-high 15 against Western Michigan (1/5/05) ... recorded a double-double in back-to-back games with Saint Louis (12/30/04) and Western Michigan (1/5/05) ... knocked down a career-best seven field goals versus Kent State (1/12/05) ... led CMU in scoring twice and in rebounding five times.  2003-04: Redshirted.  High School: Started all four years on varsity basketball squad ... named first team all-state by Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan in 2003 and third team in 2002 ... four times named all-region and all-conference ... selected all-region Dream Team by the Traverse City Record Eagle in 2003 ... led team to three quarterfinal appearances ... high school squad went 88-11 during career ... AAU team went 48-3 in 2002 and was a national qualifier ... was a four-year state qualifier and three times named all-conference in track and field ... state champion in the 100m hurdles ... named Northwest Michigan Female Athlete of the Year. 

Personal: Born November 6, 1984 in Traverse City, Michigan ... daughter of Gail and Bruce Westover ... health fitness major ... holds a 3.07 grade-point average ... high school teammate of former Michigan State star and current WNBA player Liz Shimek.