Michelle Plouffe leads Utah with 18 points.
Utah returns four starters from last year's team.
Utah fell to No. 6 Stanford 44-65
Levrets on Reynolds: Ariel is a very athletic post player. She can score around the rim and is a great defender and rebounder. She will give us great minutes at both post positions.
Prior to Utah
Second-team all-conference as a sophomore at Northwest Florida State College, helping the team to a 23-6 record ... averaged 3.9 points and 2.2 rebounds shooting 43-percent from the field ... 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game as a freshman ... 24 blocks ... shot 51-percent from the field ... NWFS ranked eighth in the final NJCAA coaches poll in 2010-11 ... played in the 2011 NJCAA WBCA All-Star event ... Oregon 5A Player of the Year at Jefferson High School ... first-team all-state ... also named the PIL Player of the Year ... 15.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks as a senior ... led Democrats to 2010 state title ... also played volleyball.
Daughter of Kimberly and Mark James and Gary Thomas ... communications major.