Kayla Alexander - Biography


Canada Basketball

2012: I Senior Women’s 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 Syracuse’s 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.