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  Kenja White

Kenja White

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waukegan, Ill.

Last College:
Northeastern OK A&M

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
03/07/1981

Season Outlook: Last year's OVC Newcomer of the Year will help lead the talented squad...a very athletic, skilled guard with the ability to take over any game she's playing...will be a leader on and off the court.

2002-2003: Started in all 30 contests...recorded 21 double-digit performances...led the scoring attack for the Otahkians, averaging 13.9 points per game, ranking her ninth in the conference...All-OVC honorable mention...Three-time OVC Newcomer of the Week (1-7-03, 1-14-03, 3-2-03)...OVC Newcomer of the Year in its inaugural season...was 9 for 9 to recorded a perfect 100% free throw average against Eastern Illinois...recorded 55 steals to finish eighth in the conference...drained 30 3-pointers for a 1.47 per game average which ranked her ninth in the league.

Junior College: Averaged 16 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals while playing for coach Smith at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M during the 1999-2000 season...team finished with a 33-4 overall record and won the conference championship.

Prep: Attended Waukegan High School...three year All-Conference selection...three year All-County selection... three year team MVP...also competed in Cross Country.

Personal: Born 3-7-81... daughter of Cynthia White...majoring in general studies...favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...also recruited by DePaul, UCONN, and Oklahoma State...chose Southeast because of coach Smith and his staff...former teammate of several Division I players Rosalind Ross currently at OU and Kalara McFadyen at Memphis, as well as four of her current teammates... lists winning OVC Newcomer of the Year as her biggest sports thrill...coach Smith is her biggest influence athletically because he's never given up on her.

 
 

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