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2011-12 (Junior) FCA Scholarship recipient 2010-11 (Sophomore) Started all 31 games for the Lady Mocs at guard … selected to Southern Conference Coaches All-Conference Team … moved into the Top 10 on the Lady Mocs alltime charts for made 3-pointers ranking eighth with 119 … made 63 triples ranking ninth best in a single season at UTC … ranked 22nd in the nation by the NCAA for 3-point field goal percentage (41.2) … ranked fourth in SoCon for 3-point field goal percentage (.412) … averaged 35.3 minutes per game – second most in the SoCon … ranked 14th in the league in scoring and second at UTC with 11.6 points per game … seventh in the SoCon for 3-pointers made … ranked 63rd in the nation by the NCAA with a 1.64 assistturnover ratio … ranked fourth in the league with a 1.6 assist-turnover ratio … averaged 3.8 rebounds per game … dished out 97 assists, had 29 steals and two blocked shots … shot 41.1 percent from the floor and 75.4 percent from the free throw line … named to Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters … participated in community service projects with Bethel Bible and ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

2009-10 (Freshman) Named to the Southern Conference AllTournament First Team ... named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team ... started 28 of 29 games as a rookie ... averaged 29.9 minutes of playing time per game ... ranked third on the team in scoring with 8.9 points per game from the guard position ... shot 40.5 percent from the floor and went 49-of-114 (43%) from the 3-point line ... posted an 82.4 free throw percentage ... pulled down 4.6 rebounds per game ... dished out 2.3 assists per game ... had 27 steals ... scored in double digits 15 times and had a career-high 12 rebounds against Kentucky in Lexington ... made a career-best four 3-pointers four times including a 4-for8 performance in the NCAA Tournament ... had a career-high 18 points with nine rebounds against Georgia Southern at the Roundhouse ... went 7-for-12 against the Eagles including four from beyond the 3-point line … participated in community service projects with Bethel Bible Village and ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure … received the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Academic Medal … named to Dean’s List and Athletics Director’s Honor Roll.

... two-time Prep X-tra First Team member ... named to the Prep X-tra Second Team as a sophomore and Third Team as a freshman ... named the Greater Knoxville Hall of Fame High School Player of the Year as a senior ... three-time Team Best Offense and Sophomore of the Year ... averaged more than 18 points per game over her four years including averages of 21.1 in her senior year and 21.4 in her junior year ... had a single-season best 4.1 rebounds per game as a junior ... averaged 3.7 steals per game as a senior ... played AAU ball for the Tennessee Flight coached by Tom Insell ... attended Nike Junior Phenom All-American Camp in 2006 and 2007 ... named to the “Battle in the Boro” all-tournament team in 2008 ... attended Nike Regional Skills Academy in 2008 ... the Flight won the Nike Nationals in 2008 ... was a two-time all-district athlete for the Oliver Spring High School soccer team ... named all-region in soccer in 2008 and was a two-time honoree for Team Best Offense in soccer ... four-time TSSAA Academic Achievement Award honoree ... named Who’s Who in America High School Students ... FCA officer ... member of the Beta Club, FBLA, student council and Bible Club.

High School Played for the Oliver Springs Bobcats and was coached by her mother Michelle Christopher ... led the Bobcats to two Substate appearances ... three Region titles and one Region Runner-Up finish ... four district championships ... twotime Class A “Miss Basketball” Finalist ... nominated for McDonald’s All-American Team in her senior year ... East-West AllStar Game MVP and 3-point champion as a senior ... four-time TSWA All-State selection ... two-time Class A All-State tournament selection ... three-time Region Tournament MVP ... All-Region Tournament team selection ... three-time District Tournament MVP ... All-District Tournament Team selection ... All-District MVP ... named to the Tennessean Basketball “Dream Team” ... Street & Smith Honorable Mention in her sophomore year

Personal Full name is Kayla Alaine Christopher ... born March 21, 1991 in Harriman, Tenn. ... daughter of Buddy and Michelle Christopher ... has a younger sister Kelsey ... Health and Exercise Science PD:K-12 major.

Year GP-GS MIN-AVG FG-A PCT 3FG-A PCT FT-A PCT OR-DR REB-AVG PF-FO AST TO BLK ST PTS-AVG 2009-10 33-28 1028-31.2 95-241 .394 56-134 .418 62-74 .838 53-124 177-5.4 50-0 81 59 2 34 308-9.3 2010-11 31-31 1093-35.3 123-299 .411 63-153 .412 52-69 .754 33-84 117-3.8 43-0 97 59 2 29 361-11.6 Total 64-59 2121-33.1 218-540 .404 119-287 .415 114-143 .797 86-208 294-4.6 93-0 178 118 4 63 669-10.5


2011-12 Women's Basketball Media Guide  

2011-12 Women's Basketball media guide

2011-12 Women's Basketball Media Guide  

2011-12 Women's Basketball media guide