Kara Lawson, Tennessee


Full Name: Kara Marie Lawson
Position: Guard
College: Tennessee
Height: 5-8 (1.7 m)
High School: West Springfield
(Alexandria, Va.)
Birthdate: February 14, 1981
Birthplace: Alexandria, Va.



COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
AP All-America Second Team (2003) … All-SEC First Team (2003, 2002, 2001, 2000) … AP All-America Third Team (2002) … USBWA All-America Team (2002) … SEC All-Freshman Team (2000) … Holds Tennessee career mark for three-pointers made (256) … Led the SEC in three-point field-goal percentage as a freshman (.436).

NOTES
Captain of the gold-medal winning U.S. World University Games Team (2001) … Named the 1999 Naismith High School Player of the Year as a senior … Member of bronze-medal winning U.S. Women’s World Youth Games Team (1998).

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
1999-00 37 1036 168 367 .458 89 109 .817 152 102 51 50 7 504 13.6
2000-01 34 899 132 305 .433 60 70 .857 119 113 34 56 3 386 11.4
2001-02 34 1078 189 406 .466 96 115 .835 165 90 46 62 3 512 15.1
2002-0338 1185 186 397 .469 99 112 .884 185 151 43 54 7 548 14.4
TOTALS:143 4198 675 1475 .458 344 406 .847 621 456 174 222 20 1950 13.6
Three-point field goals: 1999-2000, 79-for-181 (.436). 2000-01, 62-for-150 (.413). 2001-02, 38-for-115 (.330). 2002-03, 77-for-171 (.450). Totals, 256-for-617 (.415).

(Photo courtesy of the University of Tennessee)