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Kelley Cain

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Background

2012 WNBA Season: Appeared in 20 games for the Liberty…Finished with 30 rebounds and 20 points.

Other Professional Experience: Played in South Korea during the 2013-14 offseason, playing for Winnus. She averaged 9.9 points and 8.1 rebounds…Also played in Turkey.

USA Basketball Experience: Earned a gold medal as a member of the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship Team...Played with future Lady Vol teammate Vicki Baugh...The U-18 Team went 4-0...Kelley averaged 6.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.8 blocks and shot 57.9 percent from the field in four games and started once.

College: Appeared in 92 games with 59 starts over three seasons for Tennessee…Career was cut short because of knee, hip and back injuries…Finished with 228 blocks, third most in Lady Vols’ history…Set a single-season Tennessee record with 113 blocks as a redshirt sophomore in 2009-10…Set a single-game program record with 12 blocks against No. 20 LSU (2/22/10)…Cain was First Team All-SEC and All Defensive Team during the 2009-10 season…She was also an SEC Academic Honor Roll selection that year…Shot 60.6 percent from the field, the third best in program history.

Personal

Born Kelley Lynn Cain in Stone Mountain, Ga….Daughter of Harold and Lynda Ward Cain…Has older twin brothers, Douglas and James…As a standout high school center at St. Pius X High School in Atlanta, Cain finished her career with 2,017 points, 1,420 rebounds, 660 blocks, 219 steals and 194 assists…Led St. Pius to three state titles in four years…Averaged 14.8 points, 12.6 rebounds and 4.5 blocks as a senior…High school career highs included 32 points, 24 rebounds and 11 blocks…Her father played football at Clemson…She was voted Most Likely to Become Famous as a senior in high school. ..On the AAU circuit, she played for the Georgia Metros...The Metros were the 2006 U.S. Junior National Champions, 17-under and the Nike Nationals 2006 Championship Team.

Career Transactions

Selected by the New York Liberty in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2012 WNBA Draft…Waived by the Liberty May 21, 2013…Signed to a training camp contract by the Connecticut Sun on March 25, 2014.