Meet Darian Saunders, a Tucson, Ariz., native who comes to Missouri from Palo Verde Magnet High School. She leaves her high school with 1,635 career points, good for the eighth-most in the state of Arizona.
High School: Holds the Arizona state record with 453 career blocks...Her 1,635 career points is the eighth best in the state...Recorded 1,021 rebounds in her career to rank fourth in the state of Arizona... Averaged 11.8 points per game in her senior season and tallied 4.1 blocks per game, 8.6 rebounds per game and 2.3 steals per game...Recognized as an All-Arizona Division II Second Team selection...Named to the Arizona All-Division Second Team...Earned a spot on the Arizona All-Division Section 1-First Team...Was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born March 26, 1994...Daughter of Darren and the late Gale Saunders...Full name is Darian Crena Saunders...Plans to study Animal Science at Mizzou...Has a younger brother, D.J.