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Kezia Kelly
Kezia Kelly

Hometown:
Auckland, New Zealand

High School:
Northcote College

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2V



KELLY'S WSU CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2008-09):
Appeared in 28 of WSU's 30 games...averaged 1.1 points, 1.0 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 0.3 steals in 9.2 minutes per game...scored a season-high six points against both San Francisco (11/30/08) and Arizona (1/31/09)...recorded a season- and team-high four assists in WSU's season-opener against Texas Tech (11/16/08)...named Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Second Team.

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Appeared in 28 of WSU's 30 games...true freshman made 25 starts including each of the season's first 12 games...missed California (12/30/07) and USC (1/10/08) games with a concussion...named All-Pacific-10 Conference Freshman honorable mention...averaged 5.0 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 0.7 steals per game...led WSU with 66 assists...led WSU in assists 10 times...also led Cougars in scoring and rebounding twice each...31.32 minutes per game ranked 12th in the Pac-10...scored in double figures three times...scored 11 points at Eastern Washington (11/18/07), a career-high 12 points at Arizona (2/23/08) and 10 points against No. 8 California (2/29/08)...pulled down a season-high five rebounds on five occasions...recorded a season-high six assists against both San Jose State (12/16/07) and Arizona (1/24/08)...had three multiple-steal games (two each game).

KELLY'S CLUB CAREER
From 2000-05 played U14, U16 and U18 basketball for Manchester under coach Jim Carnegie...played in the U16 Division B European Championships for coach Jon Alleston...in 2005 played for the North Harbour U17 basketball team that placed first at the New Zealand Regionals and Nationals with an undefeated season...participated on the New Zealand U18 team in 2006 for coach Rachel Guerder...in 2007 played for the New Zealand Junior Tall Ferns U19 team...at Australian State Championships she averaged 6.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.0 steals per game...also served as team captain on North Harbour U19 squad that placed second at the New Zealand Regionals and fifth at Nationals...made National Tournament Team and averaged 21 points per game.

HIGH SCHOOL
As a FRESHMAN participated in field hockey, tennis, netball, cross country and track for Sale Grammar School in England...in track placed first in shot put and third in the 200-meter dash...netball team placed second in Greater Manchester Tournament...field hockey team placed second in Greater Manchester championship...SOPHOMORE year placed first in 100-meter hurdles at the Greater Manchester Athletic Championships...placed 12th out of 133 participants in the Greater Manchester Schools Cross Country Championships and made Greater Manchester Team as a reserve...placed second in the Trafford Schools' tennis tournament...placed third in Trafford Schools' netball tournament...JUNIOR year played basketball for Northcote College in Auckland, New Zealand...played for coach Aik Ho on a team that lost only one game all season...basketball team placed first in the Auckland Premier League...made tournament team at the New Zealand Secondary School Championships, scoring 26 points in the semifinal and tallied 10 points, six assists, 11 rebounds and three steals in the final game...made tournament team and voted tournament MVP at the Northern Regional New Zealand Championships...was top scorer in final game with 18 points.

PERSONAL
Born in Manchester, England...father Julian Kelly is a musical director and mother Katie Wasson is a music teacher...older brother Chad Kelly, younger brother Herbie Wasson and younger sister Jemima Wasson...in 2007 was one of the top four students in English at Northcote College and won entry to Auckland University English degree course...enjoys all sports in general as well as water sports, snowboarding, shopping, movies and friends.

CAREER HIGHS
MIN: 38 (four times), vs. Stanford, 3/2/08*
FGM: 5 vs. California, 2/29/08
FGA: 9 (twice) at Arizona, 2/23/08*
3FGM: 2 (twice) at Arizona, 2/23/08*
3FGA: 4 (three times) at Arizona, 2/23/08*
FTM: 4 (three times) vs. Stanford, 3/2/08*
FTA: 6 (three times) vs. Stanford, 3/2/08*
REB: 5 (five times) at Arizona State, 2/21/08*
ASST: 6 (twice) vs. Arizona, 1/24/08*
BLKS: N/A
STLS: 2 (four times) vs. MSU, 11/23/08*
PTS: 12 at Arizona, 2/23/08

* denotes most recent occurrence

YEAR-BY-YEAR
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2007-08   28-25   867/31.0   47-154  .305   10-47   .213   35-59   .593  45-29    74  2.6  35-0   66 109   0  20  139/5.0
2008-09   28-0    258/9.2    11-39   .282    1-12   .083    8-14   .571  12-16    28  1.0   9-0   11  23   0   9   31/1.1
TOTAL     56-25  1125/20.1   58-193  .301   11-59   .186   43-73   .589  57-45   102  1.8  44-0   77 132   0  29  170/3.0

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