The Huskies seek a second consecutive undefeated season in a No. 1-vs.-No. 2 matchup.
AT FIRST GLANCE
An imposing post player with a touch from the outside...will see considerable playing time as the Huskies' top post option off the bench...expected to see increased playing time in the paint and provide the Huskies with a solid option in the post...was a BIG EAST All-Freshman Team choice during her rookie campaign...has seen action in 108 of 110 career games...made 16 career starts...has posted three double-doubles in her career...has registered double-figure points 11 times...has pulled down double-figure rebounds four times in her career.
Posted five blocks in NCAA National Championship Game win over Louisville (4/7)...handed out six assists in NCAA second round win over Florida (3/24)...averaged 6.0 points and 2.7 rebounds over three-game run to 2009 BIG EAST Tournament title...tallied 13 points and five rebounds in BIG EAST quarterfinal win over South Florida (3/9)...recorded six points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal vs. Seton Hall (2/28)...posted 10 points, six rebounds and three assists in win at Providence (2/18)...totaled five points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals in win at South Florida (1/6)...registered 10 points while shooting 5-of-6 overall and adding two assists a block and a steal in win over LSU (1/3)...tallied a career-best seven assists while adding 10 points in win over Florida State (12/21)...notched eight points and 10 rebounds in 21 minutes vs. Northern Colorado (12/19)...registered eight points, nine rebounds and five asissts in 20 minutes vs. Washington (12/18)...tallied 10 points while shooting a perfect 5-of-5 from the field in win over Holy Cross (12/3)...registered two points two blocks and five rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench in win over No. 4/4 Oklahoma (11/30)...tallied 10 pointswhile shooting 4-of-5 from the field in win at BYU (11/25)...tied career-best with five assists in win over Rhode Island (11/22)...scored six points while shooting 3-of-3 overall vs. San Diego State (11/20).
Tallied 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in Greensboro Regional Final win over Rutgers (4/1)...registered nine points, eight rebounds and three assists in NCAA first round win over Cornell (3/23)...averaged 3.3 points and 5.0 rebounds off the bench over UConn...s three-game run to the 2008 BIG EAST Tournament title...enjoyed one of the best games of her career to date by recording 11 points and 12 rebounds over a career-high 30 minutes in win at LSU (2/25)...totaled four points, eight rebounds and four assists in win over St. John...s (2/23)...recorded eight points while shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from the field in win over Marquette (2/20)...tallied five points and four rebounds in just 10 minutes in win at Pittsburgh (2/17)...made first start since since Jan. 9, 2007 (vs. Seton Hall) - a span of 42 games - and tallied a season-best 11 points vs. Providence (2/2)...posted first double-double of season and second of career with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Cincinnati (1/19)...netted a season-high eight points while adding five rebounds and two blocks in win at Syracuse (1/15)...recorded five points in eight minutes off bench at Villanova (1/3)...shot a perfect 3-of-3 from the field while totaling six points, four assists and two rebounds vs. Army (12/31)...registered five points in eight minutes in win at San Diego State (12/21)...scored six points in win over No. 9/8 Duke (11/25)...tallied six points and three assists vs. Old Dominion (11/23)...recorded six points, four assists and three rebounds in 13 minutes off the bench vs. Holy Cross (11/14)...registered three points, four assists and four rebounds in season-opener vs. Stony Brook (11/11).
Appeared in 35 games, while making five starts at forward...averaged 3.6 points and 3.5 minutes over an average of 12.5 minutes per contest...was named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team...scored double-figure points in two games...recorded first career double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds vs. Sacred Heart (12/31)...saw action in all four of UConn...s NCAA Tournament games...saw action in all three of UConn...s games at the BIG EAST Tournament...totaled six points and eight rebounds vs. Pittsburgh (2/17)...provided a big lift off the bench with eight points, eight rebounds, four assists and four blocks at Cincinnati (1/30)...dropped in 10 points while shooting 5-of-6 from the field in only 12 minutes at Providence (1/17)...had a career-high six blocks in 22 minutes vs. Hartford (12/29)...finished with nine points vs. Oakland (12/23)...had six rebounds and four assists at Virginia (12/18)...grabbed eight rebounds at Georgetown (12/7)...had nine points and four steals in win over Holy Cross (12/5)...scored five points and pulled down four rebounds vs. Purdue...played 15 minutes in the Boston University win (11/28)...saw first collegiate action and scored first career points with three points in 11 minutes in the season-opener vs. Richmond (11/13).
2006 Gatorade Maryland State Player of the Year...2006 WBCA All-America Team...2006 McDonald...s All-America Team...2006 WCAC First Team...2006 Washington Post All-Metro First Team...led Our Lady of Good Counsel to back-to-back WCC and City Championships in 2005 & 2006...2006 Gazette Montgomery County Player of the Year...2006 Bishop Walsh Invitational All-Tourney Team...2006 Parade All-America Fourth Team...2005 WCAC First Team...2005 Washington Post All-Metro First Team...2005 Gazette Montgomery County Player of the Year...2005 Gazette All-County First Team...2005 Washington Examiner First Team...2005 Bishop Walsh Invitational MVP...2005 Bullis Holiday Tournament MVP...2004 WCAC Second Team...2004 Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention...2004 Gazette All-County First Team...2004 Bullis Holiday Tournament MVP...2004 Bishop Walsh Invitational MVP...2003 WCAC Third Team...2003 Gazette All-County First Team...2003 Richard Montgomery Christmas Tournament MVP...2003 G. Visitation Holiday Tournament MVP...averaged 17.4 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.3 blocks and 2.7 assists as junior...averaged 14.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 5.0 blocks and 2.4 assists while guiding Our Lady of Good Counsel H.S. to a 22-7 record as a sophomore...helped team to gold medal at 2005 USA Basketball Women's Youth Development Festival.
Full name is Kaili Elizabeth McLaren...parents are Rosemarie & Douglas McLaren...born on May 12, 1988 in Washington, D.C....individualized major.