2012-13 Player Biographies was perfect from the free throw line seven times including a 4-for-4 performance at Furman … shot 30.7 percent from the 3-point line and averaged 2.3 rebounds per game … participated in community service projects with Bethel Bible and ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. High School Played for the McMinn Central Chargerettes for coach Johnny Morgan ... led her team to the Tennessee State Tournament Final Four in her junior year and Elite Eight in senior and freshman years ... the Chargeretts won three substate titles, four-time Region champs and four-time District champions ... scored 1,947 career points and pulled down 669 career rebounds ... named the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps Player of the Year as a senior and named to the Best of Preps team as a junior and sophomore ... named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel Best of Preps First Team in her senior year ... three-time selection to the TSWA All-State team ... named to the State All-Tournament Team ... played in the BCAT East-West All-Star game ... played in the TACA East-West All-Star game ... four-time member of the DPA All-Area Team ... named the February Farm Bureau Athlete of the Month ... Region MVP as a senior ... Region Tournament MVP as a sophomore ... two-time Region AllTournament team ... three-time District MVP ... two-time District Tournament MVP ... named to the All-District team as a freshman and to the District All-Tournament team as a senior ... played AAU ball for McMinn Fire since 2000 and coached by Jon Simbeck ... member of the volleyball team ... three-year District MVP ... two-time All-tournament team member ... named All-District MVP and a three-time AllDistrict selection ... member of the track team ... set the school record in the triple jump and tied the school high jump record ... named the team MVP ... competed in the 100 meter, 200 meter, triple jump, long jump and the 4x200 meter ... qualified for the state in the high jump ... graduated with a 3.75 GPA, ranked 13th in her class ... won the Art Award ... selected the Athens Federal Best All-Around Student-Athlete ... member of FCA, BETA Club, Yearbook Staff and the Interact Club. Personal Full name is Kylie Alexis Lambert ... nickname is “Mae” ... born December 7, 1990 in Cleveland, Tenn. ... daughter of Tom and Shannon Lambert ... has two brothers, Blake and Trent ... Criminal Justice major.
GETTING TO KNOW KYLIE Why do you wear No. 22? “Because my high school coach gave it to me.” Do you have a nickname? How did you get it? “Mae. My parents have been calling me that since I was little.” What is something people may not know about you? “I have a pet goat.” What is your favorite TV show? “The Voice” What song gets you pumped up before a game? “Any Breaking Benjamin or Staind song” Who is your favorite musical artist? “I have so many but since I have to narrow it down to one, then I have to choose… Carrie Underwood.” What is the first thing you purchased from the UTC Bookstore? “A sticker for my car” What was the last book you read? “’The Lucky One’ and ‘Books of the Bible’” What is your favorite food? “Any of my mom and dad’s home cooked meals” Have you ever visited another country? If yes, what one(s)? “Si, Mexico.” Would you like to be famous? “Not at all.” Are you a morning or night person? “Night person” If you could be on a reality show, which one would it be? “Junk Gypsies” What actress would play you in a movie about your life? “Sandra Bullock” What cartoon character describes you best? “Nala from the ‘Lion King’.” Are you a beach, city or country person? “Country!! I love hiking in the mountains.” If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, where would it be? “Bali, Germany, Ireland or on Lindy Point in Blackwater Falls State Park in West Virginia.” If you didn’t play basketball, what other sport would you play? “Volleyball” Name three items you would want most if stranded on a deserted island. “Lifetime supply of food, Bible and a machete” Who is the funniest player on the team and why? “Faith Dupree because she can crack a joke at anytime and she can sing the Lion King theme song really well.” What is your favorite Coach Moore quote? “(While we were playing a joke on someone) He yelled ‘PUMPED!’ and meant to say ‘PUNKED!’”
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