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KAYLA MCBRIDE


Class 2014
Bio
  • Two-time All-American
    • Consensus First Team choice in 2014 – Associated Press, WBCA Coaches’, USBWA, Wooden-Award, espnW, and Sports Illustrated
    • Total of nine different All-American honors in her career
  • Helped lead team to four straight Final Fours (2011-14)
    • NCAA Championship game appearances in 2011, 2012 and 2014
  • 2014 WBCA Wade Trophy Finalist
  • 2014 Naismith Trophy Finalist
  • 2014 Wooden Award Finalist
  • 2014 WBCA Coaches’ All-Region II Team
  • 2014 ACC Player of the Year
  • Two-time First Team All-Conference selection
  • Three-time All-Conference Tournament selection
    • 2013 Big East Championship Most Outstanding Player
  • 2014 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • Three-time NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 2013-14 Team Captain
    • Started all 38 games, averaging career highs of 17.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game with a double-double and team high 14 20-point games
    • Ranked second in ACC/13th nationally in free throw percentage (.880), sixth in assist/turnover ratio (1.78), ninth in assists, and 10th in scoring and three-point percentage (.366)
  • Averaged nearly 20 points per game against ranked opponents during her final two seasons at Notre Dame
  • Record Book
    • Senior Class led Irish to 138 wins, second most at the time
    • No. 1 all-time in career free-throw percentage (.882)
      • Among top-20 in NCAA history
    • No. 6 on all-time scoring list with 1,876 career points
    • Sixth player in program history to achieve 100 or more double-figure scoring games
    • Tallied 23 consecutive games in double figures (12/22/13 to 3/9/14) – Sixth longest all-time
    • No. 5 all-time in career made field goals (743)
    • No. 9 in career games started (114) & played (133)
    • Single Season Records
      • No. 6 for points scored (669) – 2013-14
      • No. 4 double-figure scoring games (35) – 2013-14
      • No. 5 made field goals (259) – 2013-14
      • No. 1 free-throw percentage (.900) – 2012-13
  • International Experience
    • Part of the 2017 Team USA Training Camp Roster
    • Finalist for 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
    • Won gold medal at 2010 USA U18 Americas Championship
  • WNBA
    • 2014 First Round Draft Pick (No. 3 to San Antonio Stars)
    • 2014 WNBA All-Rookie Team
    • 2015 WNBA All-Star
    • 2018 WNBA All-Star
  • Notable Games
    • 26 points in triple-overtime win over No. 3 UConn on March 12, 2013, to clinch outright Big East regular-season title
      • McBride hit Notre Dame’s only 3-pointer with 8 seconds left to tie the score at 71 and force the second overtime.
    • Led Irish with 23 points in the program’s first Big East tournament championship
      • Named Most Outstanding Player of the Tournament
      • McBride keyed Notre Dame on a 20-4 run for a 20-8 lead. She had nine points during the burst, barely moving the net on some of her jumpers.
    • Team-high 21 points at No. 1 UConn on Jan. 5, 2013
      • In three games against Connecticut this season, McBride is averaging 23.3 points per game
    • Perfect 8-for-8 from field (2-2 3FG) to tally game-high 18 points against South Dakota State on Jan. 2, 2014
      • Eight shots without miss tied for fourth-best effort in school history and third-best in Purcell Pavilion history
    • Had 20 points at No. 8/6 Maryland on Jan. 27, 2014, including the game-clinching shot with 11 seconds left to give Notre Dame four-point lead.
    • Scored a career high 31 points vs No. 7 Duke on Feb. 23, 2014
    • Game-high 28 points in NCAA national semifinal victory over No. 11/9 Maryland on April 6, 2014
      • “She was truly special,” Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw said. “She was having fun out there and that was the key. She was hitting shots from all over.”
      • 19 first-half points on Sunday against Maryland were the most by any Notre Dame player in the first half of a Women’s Final Four game and tied for the 12th-most in any half in Women’s Final Four history