Bella LaChance - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#21 Bella LaChance Season 2022-23


Class Junior
Height 5-6
Hometown Davie, Fla.
High School St. Thomas Aquinas
Major Communication Studies

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  • 2023-24 All-SEC Winter Academic Team
  • 2023-24 SEC Community Service Team
  • 2022-23 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
  • 2021-22 SEC Community Service Team
  • 2021-22 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2020-21 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2023-24)

  • SEC Community Service Team selection
  • Appeared in 22 games and made one start
  • Scored four points in the final minute of play at Mississippi State (Jan. 4) to help the Commodores secure a win in Starkville
  • Matched her career high in assists with four against Radford (Dec. 31)
  • Equaled her career-best performance in steals with three against the Highlanders

As a Junior (2022-23)

  • Started nine times while playing in all 31 contests
  • Averaged 24.4 minutes per outing
  • Finished with career-high totals in points (116), rebounds (53), assists (40) and steals (10)
  • Shot a team-leading 87.0 percent at the free-throw line
  • Connected on nine 3-point field goals after making five her first two seasons combined
  • Scored career-high seven points in both match-ups against Arkansas
  • Credited with career highs of six rebounds and four assists in win over USC Upstate
  • Also handed out four assists in victories over Louisiana Tech and Lipscomb

As a Sophomore (2021-22)

  • Played in 26 games with 14 starts
  • Averaged 11.1 minutes per game
  • Was fourth on the team in 3-point percentage (33%)
  • Was first on the team in assist-to-turnover ratio (3:1)
  • Was third on the team in free-throw percentage (75%)
  • Played a season high 37 minutes against South Carolina (Jan. 24)
  • Had a season high seven points against Liberty in the WNIT Tournament (Mar. 21)
  • Finished season with 37 points, nine steals, and 17 assists

As a Freshman (2020-21)

  • Saw action in all eight games in her first year as a Commodore
  • Finished the season with 10 points, seven assists, seven rebounds and four steals

The LaChance File

  • Three-year letterwinner at St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) under head coach Oliver Berens
  • Also lettered at Cypress Bay High School as a freshman
  • Finished high school career with 1,850 career points
  • 2019 Sun Sentinel 9A-7A Player of the Year
  • 2019 Miami Herald 9A-7A Player of the Year
  • Two-time all-state first team (2019, 2020)
  • Two-time Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald First Team All-County (2018, 2020)
  • Three-time Sun Sentinel “Fab Five” (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Also played for Miami Suns Girls Basketball team (2014-19)
  • National Honor Society
  • Italian Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Rho Kappa Honor Society, English Honor Society
  • Daughter of Joelle Sebregandio and Sean LaChance
  • Has one brother, Gianni