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- Kayla Anderson
Kayla  Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Hoover HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward



2014-15 (Junior)

  • Ranked third on the team with 4.4 rebounds per game and fourth with 4.8 points per game
  • Had a career game in the win over South Alabama with 18 points, finishing 6-of-9 from the field (56.7 percent)
  • Recorded a career-best six blocks in the win over FIU, just one shy of tying the school record in a single game
  • Finished with a season-high nine rebounds against WKU
  • Led the team in rebounds twice
  • Dished out a career-best six assists against North Texas
  • Had three or more blocks in four games
  • Appeared in 25 games and started 18

2013-14 (Sophomore)

  • Set a school record with 56 blocks in a single season
  • Had double figure scoring games in four games this season
  • Played a total of twenty-six games and averaged 24.5 minutes per contest
  • Set a new career-high in points scored versus FIU when she tallied 15 points
  • Made five free-throws for a new career-high against Tulsa this season

2012-13 (Freshman)

  • Earned Conference USA Freshman of the Week Honors after her 13-point performance against Austin Peay in her UAB debut
  • Played in each of the first two C-USA games, logging 46 minutes in those contests before recording four points and four rebounds in the win at UTEP on Jan. 20
  • Helped UAB to a road win at Southern Miss with a season-high 11 rebounds against the Golden Eagles (1/31)
  • Played in 28 games, drawing nine starts
  • Averaged 15.0 minutes per contest and was a valuable post presence for the Blazers

High School

  • Played four years for head coach Donnie Quinn at Hoover High School
  • Helped her team to two state championships (2010 and 2012) and two state runner-up finishes (2009 and 2011) in Alabama’s Class 6A
  • Named to the all-tournament team at the regional her senior year
  • One of five players from her class at Hoover to sign Division I scholarships but one of only two that played on the varsity all four years
  • Averaged 8.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game as a junior
  • Led her team in blocked shots as both a junior and a senior
  • Rated as the No. 10 player in Alabama in the class of 2012 by bamaprepgirls.com and the No. 44 forward in the country by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Selected to the 2011 All-Over The Mountain Team
  • Played her AAU basketball for the Alabama Twisters with fellow UAB freshman Chelsee Black
  • Helped the Twisters to six AAU state championships