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Kalyn McPherson 23
Kalyn McPherson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Traverse City, Mich.

High School:
West

Height:
5-7

Position:
G


Senior (2009-10)... Earned her fourth varsity letter ... Saw action in 18 games ... Averaged 5.7 minutes per game... Averaged 2.2 (40 total) points and 0.8 (15 total) rebounds per game.... Had her best game of the season on Senior Day against Purdue (Feb. 28)... posted 10 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes of action... Made her first start of the season and her fifth career start against Purdue (Feb. 28)... Her four field goals against the Boilermakers was a new career-high... Was 1-of-2 from behind the arc for the season... Tallied eight points against Wisconsin (Feb. 21) in 12 minutes off the bench.

Junior (2008-09)... Earned her third varsity letter ... Saw action in 15 games ... Averaged 5.7 minutes per game ... Averaged 1.2 points (18 total) and 0.7 rebounds (11 total) per game.... Tallied a season-high four points against Texas A&M (Nov. 20) ... Grabbed a season-best five rebounds against Southern Cal (Dec. 2) ... Played a season-best 21 minutes against Southern Cal ... Was 3-of-4 from the free throw line against Illinois (Jan. 8)--a season-best in free throws made and attempts ... Recorded her first block in two seasons against Penn State (Jan. 4) ... Tallied a career-best two field goals against Texas A&M (Nov. 20) ... Recorded a season-best one assist on two occasions .. Had one three-point field goal attempt against Indiana (Jan. 22).

Sophomore (2007-08)... Earned second varsity letter ... played in 14 games ... averaged 4.5 minutes per game ... averaged 1.2 points (17 total) and 0.5 rebounds (seven total) ... scored a season-high seven points against Belmont at Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament (Nov. 25) ... grabbed a season-best two rebounds in two games: against Akron (Nov. 10) and against Belmont ... dished out a season-high one assist in two games: against Purdue (Feb. 21) and against Southern Miss in second round of Women's National Invitation Tournament (March 27) ... collected a season-best one steal at Texas A&M (Nov. 29) ... knocked down a season-high one three-pointer (1-of-1) against Belmont ... made a season-best two free throws in two games: against Akron and at Texas A&M ... played a season-high 19 minutes against Belmont.

Freshman (2006-07)... Earned first varsity letter ... played in 28 games and made four starts ... averaged 14.1 minutes per game ... averaged 3.3 points (92 total) and 1.8 rebounds (50 total) ... scored in double figures once ... shot 33 percent from three-point range (6-of-18) ... led Michigan freshmen and ranked fourth on the team in steals at 0.90 spg (25 total) ... led or shared the team lead in steals seven times ... posted career-high totals of 12 points and seven rebounds in a career-best 34 minutes against Penn State (Jan. 7), also made a career-high eight free throws (8-of-11) against the Nittany Lions which marked a season high for a Wolverine ... recorded career bests of seven assists and five steals against Indiana (Jan. 28), with the five steals tying a season high for a U-M player ... knocked down a career-high three three-pointers (3-of-3) against Wisconsin (Jan. 11) ... had a career-best one block in two games: at Central Michigan (Nov. 28) and at Nebraska (Dec. 9).

Prep... Attended West High School (2006), coached by Patti Tibaldi ... honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... named to Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) academic all-state team as a senior ... MHSAA-Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award nominee ... four-year varsity starter ... three-year team captain ... guided Titans to 79-14 record throughout four-year career ... member of three league and district championship teams, and one regional championship squad ... Key Statistics... owns seven MHSAA records and 13 school records ... holds Traverse City Area Public Schools boys and girls career scoring record of 2,012 points, surpassing former NBA great Dan Majerle's previous mark of 1,402 ... holds school career records for games played (95), scoring (2,012) and scoring average (21.1) ... holds school single season records for scoring (708), scoring average (29.5), field goals (243), free throws (183) and rebounds (267) ... holds school single game records for points (48) and rebounds (20) ... set state tournament single-game scoring record (48) as a junior ... averaged 25.2 points and 8.0 rebounds as a senior and 29.5 points and 11.1 rebounds as a junior ... posted 31 career double-doubles ... scored 40 or more points in four career games ... scored 30 or more points in 16 career games ... Honors and Rankings... Michigan Miss Basketball runner-up as a senior ... McDonald's All-American nominee and Wendy's High School Heisman nominee as a senior ... selected to BCAM, Associated Press, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News all-state teams in final three seasons ... named to Detroit Free Press Dream Team as a senior ... first-team all-state in final two years ... first-team all-conference in final three seasons ... league Player of the Year as a senior ... three-year all-region Dream Team member (two-time captain) ... BCAM All-Star selection ... Other Sports... four-year varsity starter in volleyball ... two-year captain ... member of four league and district championship teams, as well as three regional championship squads ... guided team to pair of state semifinal finishes ... first-team all-conference as a junior and senior ... all-region selection in final three seasons ... four-year varsity starter in track and field ... regional champion in shot put as a sophomore ... placed sixth in shot put at state championship as a junior ... academic all-state selection for both sports.

Personal... Kalyn Marie McPherson was born April 4, 1988 ... daughter of Frank and Gina McPherson ... earned Outstanding Player Award at U-M Elite Camp as a senior ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... undeclared major.

Season G-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-FTA Pct Reb Avg Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2006-07 28-4 396 14.1 30-112 .268 6-18 .333 26-38 .684 50 1.8 19 30 2 25 92 3.3
2007-08 14-0 63 4.5 5-16 .313 1-1 1.00 6-11 .545 7 0.5 2 11 0 1 17 1.2
2008-09 16-0 86 5.4 4-15 .267 0-2 .000 10-17 .588 11 0.7 3 17 1 3 18 1.1
2009-10 18-1 94 5.2 15-34 .441 1-2 .500 9-19 .474 15 0.8 4 13 1 2 40 2.2
Career 76-5 639 8.4 54-177 .305 8-23 .348 51-85 .600 83 1.1 28 71 4 31 167 2.2


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