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Player Profiles

Bria                               Holmes
Class: So.
Hometown: New Haven, Conn.
Height: 6-1
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: G


At West Virginia (2012-13):

  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team
  • Leading scorer off the bench with 5.8 points per game, the ninth-highest scoring average of all Big 12 freshmen
  • Played in all 31 games, averaging 13 min. per game
  • Recorded 13 3-pointers for WVU, the third-most on the team
  • Had six double-figure scoring outings and led WVU in scoring four times
  • Was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Freshman of the Week for the week of Dec. 10 after averaging 12 points and five rebounds in wins over Marshall and St. Bonaventure, earning the first weekly award for WVU in the Big 12 Conference
  • Recorded a career-high 18 points, including four 3-pointers, in a win at No. 24 Iowa State
  • Totaled 50 rebounds, averaging 1.6 per game, tied with two others for the highest rebounding percentage of all Big 12 freshmen
  • Pulled down a career-best five rebounds twice
  • Recorded a 32.3 field goal percentage (65-201) for the fifth-highest percentage of all Big 12 freshmen
  • Ranked No. 3 out of the Big 12 freshmen for a 56.9 free throw percentage, converting 29-of-51

In High School:

  • ESPNU HoopGurlz ranked her at No. 28
  • The JumpOffPlus report calls her the 16th-best player in the country and second-best small forward
  • Ranked No. 23 by Dan Olson’s Collegiate Basketball Report and No. 24 by Blue Star rankings
  • A three-time Southern Connecticut All-Conference player
  • Earned the 2011-12 New Haven Register State Player of the Year honor
  • Named a two-time New Haven Tap all-County selection, two-time CHSCA all-State, three-time all-State New Haven Register, three-time all-Area New Haven Register, two-time MSG Player of the Week and Southern Connecticut Conference Championship MVP
  • Helped James Hillhouse to a 72-9 record in her first three years and three straight state championships
  • Finished her career at No. 9 on the state’s all-time scoring list with 2,160 career points
  • Compiled 1,459 points, 486 rebounds, 324 assists, 405 steals and 162 blocks in three seasons
  • Became the first-ever female player out of the state of Connecticut to be selected to play in the McDonald’s All American Girls Game, helping the East team to a 79-78 win with 13 points, the second-highest total on the team, two rebounds and two steals
  • Daughter of Carol Keel
  • Birthday is April 19
  • Has two brothers and two sisters
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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