Huskies will play one more preseason game Sunday at XL Center
UConn 111, IUP 39
UCONN vs Cal (photo by Stephen Slade)
Photos by Stephen Slade
Photos by Stephen Slade
Webster Bank Arena
Day One NCAA Bridgeport Regional Photo by Stephen Slade)
Played in 31 games during her rookie season, averaging 2.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and shooting 46.2 percent from the floor, including 35.3 percent (15-23) from beyond the three-point arc ... Scored a career-high seven points in consecutive games at East Carolina (1/24) and against Houston (1/28). Irwin was a combined 5-7 from the field against the Lady Pirates and the Cougars ... Snared a career-high four rebounds in eight-minutes of action at SMU on January 14.
Rated among the top 50 players in the Class of 2016 nationally by the Blue Star Report ... Has made the honor roll in every quarter of her four years at State College High ... A four-year starter playing for her mother, Bethany -- a former player at Penn State and native of Branford, Connecticut … averaged 26.5 points, 12.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 2.3 steals, and 1.2 blocked shots as a senior and totaled 2,032 points, 1,188 rebounds, 244 assists and 200 steals in her high school career… Finished as the all-time leader on State College’s scoring list and became just the second player, male or female, to reach the 2,000 point mark in Centre County. A three-time All-State honoree, she helped her team advance to the District 6 Class AAAA final in 2015 and 2016 … A first-team All-State pick in 2015, she was the first State College player to earn the award since Katie Glusko in 2002 ... As a sophomore, averaged 19.6 points and 12.7 rebounds in leading State College to the District 6 AAAA title ... Played AAU ball for Central PA Alyssa Thomas Elite and helped her team last summer to the championship of the 17-and-under event at the United States Junior Nationals Hershey (Pennsylvania) National Showcase ... Was also a four-year performer in volleyball at State College and was named All-State in 2014. Led her team to the district championship and state Sweet 16 in 2015 and 2016... UConn's first signee from Pennsylvania since Doylestown's Caroline Doty (2008-13).
Kyla Collins Iwrin ... Daughter of Rob and Bethany Irwin ... Born September 19, 1997 ... A speech, language and hearing science major.
|CAREER HIGHS (through March 31, 2017)
|Field Goals Made||3||vs. Houston (January 28, 2017)|
|Field Goals Attempted||4||Five Times|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||1||Six Times|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||2||Twice|
|Free Throws Made||3||Twice|
|Free Throws Attempted||4||Three Times|
|Rebounds||4||at SMU (January 14, 2017)|
|Steals||2||at Nebraska (December 21, 2016)|