Huskies Claim BIG EAST Regular Season & Tournament Titles for Third Straight Year
AT FIRST GLANCE
An athletic player that thrives on the wing...has a nice first step that allows her to create her own shot opportunities...one of the Huskies' best threats to penetrate...enter her fifth season of eligibility in 2009-10....has already established herself as one of the top rebounding guards in the nation...has appeared in 118 games, while making 86 starts...has posted double-figure points 49 times in her career, including 19 times in 2008-09...has registered seven 20-plus point scoring efforts...has seven double-doubles in her career...has pulled down double-figure rebounds 11 times in her career...nabbed 100th career steal at Georgtown on Jan. 31, 2009...one of three tri-captains for the Huskies in 2008-09...one points shy of 1,000 for her career as she enters 2009-10.
Recorded 10 points in NCAA National Semifinal win vs. Stanford (4/5)...tallied 13 points and six rebounds while shooting 6-of-7 overall in NCAA first round win over Vermont (3/22)...averaged 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting a team-best .727 (16-of-22) from the field in three-game run to 2009 BIG EAST Tournament title...dropped a season-high 20 points while adding 10 rebounds in BIG EAST quarterfinal win over South Florida (3/9)...tallied 10 points and six rebounds in win at Rutgers (3/2)...registered 10 points, six rebounds two assists, a block and a steal vs. Seton Hall (2/28)...tallied 15 points and six rebounds while adding three assists and two steals in win vs. Villanova (2/24)...put together first double-double of the seaso with 11 points and 11 rebounds while adding three assists and two steals in win over Pittsburgh (2/15)...tallied 16 points and six rebounds while shooting 7-of-9 overall in win at Marquette (2/7)...registered a season-best 17 points while shooting 7-of-12 overall and adding seven rebounds in win vs. Rutgers (2/3)...scored 12 points while shooting 6-of-11 overall and adding six rebounds and four assists in win over No. 6/10 Louisville (1/26)...pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds while adding six points at Cincinnati (1/24)...tallied 15 points while shooting 6-of-8 overall in win at No. 2/2 North Carolina (1/19)...registered 13 points and seven rebounds in win at South Florida (1/8)...tallied 10 points and six rebounds in win over LSU (1/3)...recorded eight points and five rebounds in win over Northern Colorado (12/19)...tallied 11 points while shooting 5-of-9 overall in win at BYU (11/25)...tallied 13 points while shooting 6-of-7 from the field in win over San Diego State (11/20)...opened the season a perfect 10-of-10 from the field before first miss...posted 11 points, six assists and three steals while shooting a perfect 5-of-5 from the field in season-opener vs. Georgia Tech (11/16).
Played in eight games before suffering season-ending knee injury...scored six points and pulled down four rebounds before suffering ACL tear to her right knee in win over South Carolina (12/17)...registered nine points and eight rebounds while adding a pair of steals in win over BYU (11/29)...totaled 10 points in win over No.9/8 Duke (11/25)...registered 10 points and five rebounds vs. Old Dominion (11/23)...tallied 15 points and eight rebounds in win over No. 4/4 Stanford...scored six points and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds vs. Holy Cross (11/14)...tallied eight points, four assists and four steals in win over Stony Brook (11/11)...received NCAA medical redshirt.
Appeared and started in all 36 games on the wing...tallied double-figure points in 23 games, including six 20-plus scoring efforts...tallied five double-doubles...named second team All-BIG EAST...was also selected to the BIG EAST All-Tournament and the NCAA Fresno All-Regional teams...recorded double-figure rebounds in six contests...had a stretch of seven consecutive games with double-figure points...ranked third on the team and 27th in the BIG EAST with a 12.5 ppg scoring average...her 7.5 rebounds per game ranked second on the squad and 12th among conference leaders...ranked 11th among BIG EAST leaders with a .499 field goal percentage...her 251 rebounds rank as the second-highest total by a UConn sophomore...ranked third on the team with 57 steals...named BIG EAST Player of the Week (Jan. 29)...registered eight points and 11 rebounds in NCAA Regional Final vs. LSU (3/26)...tallied fifth double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds in NCAA Regional Semifinal win over N.C. State (3/24)...scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds in NCAA second round win vs. UW-Green Bay (3/20)...dropped 12 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UMBC (3/18)...averaged 12.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 28.3 minutes per game in the BIG EAST Tournament...tallied 20 points on 10-of-13 shooting in BIG EAST semifinal win over Louisville (3/5)...totaled 10 points and eight rebounds at USF (2/20)...recorded nine points and nine rebounds vs. Louisville (2/13)...registered 15 points, six rebounds and three steals at LSU (2/11)...recorded double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. Rutgers (2/6)...scored a game-high 20 points and added seven rebounds at Cincinnati (1/30)...named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Jan. 29 after averaging team bests with 17.5 points and 9.5 rebounds over UConn's 2-0 week, that included wins over DePaul and Notre Dame...recorded 12 points vs. Notre Dame (1/27)...scored a career-high 25 points while pulling down 12 rebounds in a career-best 40 minutes vs. DePaul (1/24)...finished with 14 points at St. John's (1/21)...dropped 12 points at Providence (1/17)...scored 23 points in second straight game and played a career-best 40 minutes at North Carolina (1/15)...posted 23 points vs. Syracuse (1/13)...dropped in 15 points with nine rebounds while playing 38 minutes at West Virginia (1/2)...had double-figure rebounds with 11 along with eight points vs. Sacred Heart (12/31)...had a double-double for second consecutive game with 14 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in 36 minutes vs. Hartford (12/29)...registered first double-double of career with 14 points and 13 rebounds vs. Oakland (12/23)...totaled 17 points shooting 7-of-10 with eight rebounds vs. Colorado State (12/21)...posted 21 points making 10-of-12 field goals with nine rebounds in the win over Virginia (12/18)...had 10 points with six rebounds and three steals in win over Holy Cross (12/5)...pulled down nine rebounds in win over Boston University (11/28)...totaled 14 points and seven rebounds in win over Richmond (11/13)...scored 22 points and shot 10-of-11 from the free throw line in exhibition win over Viterbo (11/26) during team's Italian Tour.
Started three games for UConn while seeing action in 33 contests during her first season with the Huskies...averaged 4.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and a .439 field goal percentage...developed into another solid option in the guard rotation for the Huskies...scored double-figure points four times during freshman season...scored 10 points in win over Providence (2/15)...made her first career start as a Husky in win against Villanova (12/8)...matched career-high 14 points and added a team-high three blocks in Huskies win over Hartford (12/1)...was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line in Huskies win over Cleveland State (11/27)...scored 14 points, while shooting 7-of-12 from the field in collegiate debut Marist (11/12)...added two blocks, two steals and four rebounds in win first round Preseason WNIT win vs. Marist (11/12).
Averaged 28 points, 18 rebounds, nine steals and eight assists while leading Timberland High School to its first state championship in 2005...the Wolves captured the South Carolina Class AAA crown with a 58-44 win over Clover...averaged over 22 points per game in each of her last three prep seasons after posting a 17.1 scoring clip her freshman season...averaged a double-double (points and rebounds) in each of her four high school seasons...just missed averaging a quadruple-double as a sophomore with averages of 22 points, 19 rebounds, nine assists and nine steals per game...posted averages of 25 points, 19 rebounds, eight assists and seven steals as a junior...guided Timberland H.S. to three consecutive 20-plus win seasons (2003-05)...was a member of three regional championship teams (2003-05) and one Lower State Championship squad (2005)...2005 WBCA All-America...2005 South Carolina Gatorade High School Player of the Year...three-time Charleston Post and Courier Girls' High School Player of the Year...three-time All-South Carolina AAA First Team choice...boasted a 3.5 grade point average...also lettered in volleyball and track and field during prep career
Born Kalana Lanette Greene on July 13, 1987...parents are Addison and Cynthia Greene...nicknamed KG...majoring in urban studies.