Kayla Alexander - Biography
2012: I Senior Womens National Team tryout invitee
2009: Played in nine games for Team Canada at the FIBA U19 World Championship for Women, helping the team to a 4-5 record Led the team with 11.3 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per contest Shot 42 percent from the field. 2008: Played in five games for Team Canada at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women, leading the team to a 4-1 record Led the team with 11.6 points per game and 10.4 rebounds per contest Shot 61.8 percent from the field.
2006: Played for the U15 National Team
∙ Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American (2013)
∙ All-BIG EAST First Team (2011, 2013)
∙ All-BIG EAST Second Team (2012)
∙ BIG EAST All-Freshman Team (2010)
Senior (2012-13): Earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades from the Associated Press Garnered All-BIG EAST First Team accolades Finished her career as Syracuses all-time leader in points (2,024), blocks (350), field goals (736), free throws made (552), free throws attempted (750) and games played (140) Set the single-season records for scoring (573) and field goals made (151) Posted 31 career double-doubles, including 12 double-doubles as a senior Became the all-time scoring leader with six points at Villanova on Jan. 26 Became the all-time blocks leader with eight blocks against Farleigh Dickinson on Nov. 11.
Junior (2011-12): Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team Earned WNIT All-Tournament Team recognition Three-time BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll honoree (Nov. 21, Nov. 28 and Jan. 23) Started all 37 games, finishing the season leading the BIG EAST and ranking 19th nationally with 2.6 blocks per game Ranked second on the team and 10th in the conference with 14.8 points per game Ranked ninth in the conference with 7.5 rebounds per game Set the school single-season blocks record with 96 Averaged 16.2 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game during the WNIT while corralling a tournament record 22 offensive rebounds.
Sophomore (2010-11): Named to the All-BIG EAST First Team Three-time BIG EAST Weekly honor recipient Led the team in points, blocks, field goal percentage and free throw percentage Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Freshman (2009-10): Named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team Led the team with 69 blocks and ranked third with 10.8 points per game Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Milton District High School: Played at Milton District High School in Milton, Ontario, Canada Helped the team capture the city championship in 2008-09 while earning team MVP honors Won a national championship with Team Ontario in 2008.
Kayla Janine Alexander Born on January 5, 1991 Daughter of Joe and Audrey Alexander Has one brother and one sister Graduated from Syracuse University in 2013 with a degree in social studies education and a minor in French and francophone studies.
Selected by San Antonio in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2013 WNBA Draft.