Blazers go on a bike tour
The Blazers take in a World Cup Qualifier and travel to Königswinter for a cruise on the Rhine River.
Senior Emma Jane Smith honored prior to match
UAB will be in action again next week with matches against Stetson and Florida Atlantic
Blazers kick off competitive non-conference season with six of eight games on road
2012: Started all 19 games for the Blazers ... collected 17 shots, eight on frame ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2011: Made her first collegiate start against Oklahoma State (8/21) ... started in all but two of UAB's 19 contests ... collected seven shots, four on frame ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010: Made her first collegiate appearance against Vanderbilt ... saw action in six contests ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Captained the HSC Bulls 92 to a USYS Region final, back-to-back US Club Regional titles and the US Club national championships under coach Derick Kato... led the Bulls to the 2008 Hawaii Women's League Championship with an undefeated season ... a two-time all-state second team selection under head coach Mark Martinson ... earned back-to-back state all-tournament honors ... captained Punahou to the state title in 2008-09.
Personal: Born Sept. 23, 1991 in Honolulu, Hawaii ... daughter of Jay and Jill Kauka ... has one older brother, Jay ... majoring in French.