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Kayla                              Montgomery
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Kayla
Montgomery
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.
Height: 6-4
Sport: Women's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

West Virginia (2014-15):
  • Notched her first career bucket in debut against Eastern Kentucky (Nov. 15)
  • Grabbed a rebound and a block in six minutes vs. Mississippi State 
  • Collected a season-best three rebounds and blocked a shot vs. Evansville (Nov. 26) 
  • Snatched a steal vs. Baylor (Jan. 10) 
  • Grabbed a personal-best four rebounds and blocked a shot in the win at Oklahoma State (Jan. 17)
  • Made a field goal at Kansas in four minutes of action 
  • Netted a career-high five points, making two field goals, in the win over No. 24 Oklahoma (Feb. 1) 
  • Connected on a bucket and finished with three points vs. Oklahoma State (Feb. 18)
  • Scored a bucket and grabbed two rebounds at Kansas State (March 3) 
  • Snatched a career-high three steals in the win over Texas Tech (March 6)
Prior to West Virginia (2012-14):
  • Selected to be a part of the 2013 NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Tournament
  • Earned All-Conference accolades twice at Gulf Coast State College
  • Posted 8.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game during her sophomore year
  • Broke the school’s shot block record with 104 during her senior campaign. Averaged 3.9 blocks per game in 27 contests
  • Played in 29 games as freshman, and this season her team is currently 5-0 with Montgomery averaging 10.2 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per game. She had a career-high 20 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks in the season-opening victory over Palm Beach State
In High School:
  • A varsity letterwinner at McEachern High
  • Her team posted a 33-0 overall record, a 14-0 conference mark, a No. 6 national ranking and a 2012 Georgia Girls State Basketball Title her senior season
  • As a part of the class of 2012, Montgomery was a four-star prospect with a No. 14 position ranking by ESPNU HoopGurlz
Personal:
  • Daughter of Tremaine Montgomery and Tamara Montgomery
  • Birthday is March 29
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Intends to major in broadcast journalism with aspirations of being a sideline reporter

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