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    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis
    23 Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Anaheim Hills, Calif.

    High School:
    Mater Dei

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Forward

    04/08/2014

    Undefeated, Unrivaled! Huskies Top Irish, 79-58, to Claim Record-Breaking Ninth NCAA Title

    Stefanie Dolson scored 17 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in the victory.

    04/07/2014

    UConn and Notre Dame Square Off For National Championship Tuesday Night

    The Huskies and Irish will meet in a battle of the unbeatens, with winner taking the National Title

    04/06/2014

    UConn Back in Title Game, Beats Stanford 75-56

    Breanna Stewart scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win.

    04/05/2014

    Dolson, Hartley and Stewart Earn All-America Honors From WBCA

    Huskies Place Three on Prestigious Team for Third Time

    04/05/2014

    No. 1 UConn Ready for National Semifinal Battle With Stanford

    The Huskies Face the Cardinal for the fourth time in an NCAA Semifinal setting on Sunday at 8:30pm ET on ESPN

    04/08/2014

    UConn vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)

    04/06/2014

    UConn vs. Stanford (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Stanford (USATSI)

    03/31/2014

    #1 UConn vs. #3 Texas A&M (USATSI)

    Women's basketball NCAA Tournament, USATSI gallery

    03/25/2014

    UConn vs St Joseph's NCAA 2nd Round

    UConn vs St Joseph's NCAA 2nd Round at Gampel

    03/25/2014

    UConn vs. St. Joseph's (USATSI)

    UConn vs. St. Joseph's (USATSI)

    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis Photo Gallery

    • 2013 All-NCAA Tournament Team
    • 2013 NCAA Tournament All-Bridgeport Regional Team
    • 2012-13 WBCA/State Farm All-America Team
    • 2012-13 USBWA All-America Team
    • 2012-13 Associated Press All-America Second Team
    • 2012-13 All-BIG EAST First Team
    • 2012-13 Naismith Award Preseason Watch List
    • 2012-13 Wooden Award Preseason Top-30
    • 2011-12 BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player
    • 2011-12 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year
    • 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
    • 2011-12 BIG EAST Sixth Man of the Year
    • 2011-12 All-BIG EAST Second Team
    • 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Freshman Team
    • 2011-12 Preseason BIG EAST Freshman of the Year
    • Eight-Time BIG EAST Freshman of the Week

    AT FIRST GLANCE
    After an outstanding rookie season that saw her tabbed as the 2011-12 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year, Sixth Man of the Year and being honored as only the second Husky freshman to ever be honored as the BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player, the Anaheim Hills, Calif. native put together an even better 2012-13 campaign. The 2012-13 All-BIG EAST First Team selection has led UConn in scoring for the second-straight year and established a new school single-season 3-point field goals made record by burying 118. The record eclipsed Wendy Davis previous record, which had stood for 21 years ... Became the 37th member of UConn's 1,000-point club and achieved 1,000 points in fewer games than any Husky other than Moore ... The 12th Husky to be named BIG EAST Freshman of the Year ... Enters the 2013-14 season with the fifth-highest scoring average in school history at 16.3 points per game ... Led the country in 3-point field goal percentage during the 2012-13 season by shooting the long ball at a .492 percent clip ... Enters her junior season in third place on UConn's all-time 3-point field goal percentage list at .438. Sue Bird is the all-time leader at .459 percent ... Scored the second-most points of any UConn freshman in 2011-12 and did the same among sophomores by netting 670 points in 2012-13 ... For her efforts, Mosqueda-Lewis earned All-America status from the WBCA/State Farm and the USBWA and was honored as a Second Team All-American by the AP and was named to the 2013 All-NCAA Tournament and All-Bridgeport Regional Teams ... Only the fifth UConn sophomore to be selected as a WBCA/State Farm All-American.

    2012-13 SEASON:
    Played and started in 38 of UConn's 39 games and led the team in scoring at 17.6 points per game ... Posted the second-highest rebounding average at 6.3 rebounds per contest and shot .528 percent from the floor ... Led the country in 3-point field goal shooting at a scintillating .492 percent (118-240) ... Second on the team in offensive rebounds and defensive rebounds and led the squad with a .895 free throw shooting percentage ... Scored in double-figures 31 times and led the team by scoring 20 or more points on 11 occasions ... Scored a career-high 32 points, and tied a career high by burying 12 3-pointers, in UConn's 85-51 victory over USF on March 2 ... Put together what was perhaps her best performance in the 76-70 loss to No. 1/1 Baylor on February 18 when she scored 26 points on 11-14 shooting and pulled down a career-best 15 rebounds ... Totaled three double-doubles on the year ... A reliable performer during the postseason, Mosqueda-Lewis was second on the team at 16.7 points per game while shooting .483 percent from the field and .440 percent from long-range. Third on the team during the postseason at 6.1 rebounds per game and made 12 of her 13 attempts from the free throw line during UConn's nine postseason contests ... Earned All-NCAA Tournament Team and All-Bridgeport Regional Team honors after averaging 18.7 points on .542 percent shooting and 5.5 rebounds during the Huskies' six NCAA Tournament victories ... Led the team in scoring a team-best 19 times and had the second-most games in which she led the team in steals (8) ... Led the team in plus/minus with an average performance of +26.5.

    2011-12 SEASON
    Had a breakout freshman campaign as she led the Huskies in scoring with 15 points per game and was third on the team in rebounding with 5.4 per game... Kaleena notched 32 double digit performances in her freshman season, including 10 20-plus point performances... Led the team in scoring in 13 of UConn's contests... She scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in her first collegiate game on 11/13 against Holy Cross... Mosqueda-Lewis netted 25 points and had seven grabs against Pacific (11/15)... Tallied her second consecutive game of a 20-point performance with 25 points against Stanford on November 21... Netted 11 points and pulled down nine boards on 11/25 against Fairleigh Dickinson... Had a season-high seven assists versus Buffalo on November 26... Mosqueda-Lewis knocked in 23 points and notched six rebounds against Dayton on 11/27... Finished the Towson game on November 30 with 21 points, three assists and three steals... On 12/6 she scored 14 versus Texas A&M... Registered 15 points and five boards at Seton Hall on December 9... Mosqueda-Lewis tallied her eighth straight double-figure performance with 12 points against West Virginia on January 4... Scored 13 points and pulled down eight rebounds versus Providence (1/10)... Netted 16 points at Villanova on 1/14... Concluded the North Carolina contest with 15 points and six rebounds on 1/16... Went 8-of-13 from the field and 5-for-7 from the charity stripe en route to 25 points at DePaul on January 21... Mosqueda-Lewis netted 19 points and notched eight grabs at Syracuse (1/25)... On February 4 she scored 11 points and had five rebounds against Rutgers... Registered 14 consecutive double digit performances to end the 2011-12 season... Scored 23 points, brought in six rebounds and dished out four assists versus Georgetown on 2/11... Finished the St. John's (2/18) game with 12 points, six grabs and four assists... Knocked in 23 points at Pitt (2/21) before tallying 27 points and seven grabs at Marquette on February 25... Mosqueda-Lewis went 5-for-6 from behind the arc on March 4 against Rutgers as she scored 17 points... recorded 22 points and five rebounds versus St. John's (3/5)... Scored 19 points and brought in eight rebounds against Notre Dame on 3/6 in the BIG EAST Championship... Went 7-of-7 from the foul line en route to 21 points against Prairie View A&M on 3/17 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament... On March 18 she had 15 points against Kansas State... Recorded her first career double-double in the Sweet Sixteen versus Penn State (3/25) with 11 grabs and 12 points... Mosqueda-Lewis scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds versus Kentucky (3/27)... Registered 13 points and seven rebounds in the Final Four against Notre Dame on April 1.


    Before UConn:
    Averaged 21.7 points 6.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.6 steals per game in her final year at Mater Dei High School ... 2010-11 Naismith, WBCA, Parade Magazine, USA Today and Gatorade National Player of the Year. Joins Tamika Williams, Ann Strother, Tina Charles and Maya Moore as the only UConn recruits to be named Gatorade National Player of the Year ... Led Mater Die to a 34-1 record and a second-straight California Interscholastic Federation Division I State Championship during her senior campaign ... Led the squad to a No. 1 national ranking and set single-season records for 3-point field goals (116) and free throw percentage (.870) ... Honored as a 2011 McDonald's All-American and WBCA All-American ... Averaged 22.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game and was honored as California's Gatorade Player of the Year following her sophomore season at Mater Dei High in Santa Ana, Calif. ... shot 58 percent from the floor, including 52 percent from long-range, en route to leading Mater Dei High School to a No. 1 national ranking and a 32-1 record ... A member of Team USA's U16 Team, which won the FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Mosqueda-Lewis led the team in scoring at 14 points per game ... Rated as the No. 1 overall prospect in the class of 2011 by ESPN Hoopgurlz and Blue Star and tabbed as the No. 2 prospect by the All-Star Girls Report ... Honored as a 2010 USA Today All-USA First Team pick and made the Third Team in 2009 ... Selected to the Parade All-America First Team in both 2009 and 2010 ... Averaged 15.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game during her freshman year at Mater Dei ... Mater Dei sported a 123-7 record during Mosqueda-Lewis' tenure and she is the school's all-time leader in points (2,744), rebounds (874) and 3-point field goals with 337.

    USA BASKETBALL EXPERIENCE
    2013 World University Games (Gold Medal)
    2011 U19 National Team (Gold Medal)
    2010 U17 National Team (Gold Medal)
    2009 U16 National Team (Gold Medal)

    PERSONAL
    Born on November 3, 1993 ... Mother Sundy Ali and stepfather Khairi Ali ... A pre-communications major.

    CAREER HIGHS (through March 10, 2014)
    Points 32 at USF (March 2, 2013)
    Field Goals Made 11 Twice
    Field Goals Attempted 23 at USF (March 2, 2013)
    3-Pt Field Goals Made 7 at Duke (December 17, 2013)
    3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 13 Twice
    Free Throws Made 7 vs. Prairie View (March 17, 2012)
    Free Throws Attempted 8 vs. St. John's (March 5, 2012)
    Rebounds 15 vs. Baylor (February 18, 2013)
    Assists 7 Twice
    Blocks 3 Twice
    Steals 5 vs. College of Charleston (November 11, 2012)

    Career Statistics

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