52 Kendra Rhea
Birth Date: 11/18/1981
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakeside, Calif.
High School: El Capitan
Position: Forward
College: 4V
AS A SENIOR IN 2002-03: Earned All-WCC honorable mention honors... is also a conference all-Academic honoree... has started all 27 contests... is ranked third in the WCC in rebounds (7.7), sixth in assists (3.28) and ninth in blocked shots (0.76)... scored 10 points and pulled in seven rebounds in season-opening victory against Lehigh... added a 13-point, eight-rebound performance in a loss to Temple... went 6-7 from the field... pulled down nine rebounds against Texas A&M... had a five-point, five-rebound performance against Fresno State... pulled down nine rebounds at Tulsa... netted a career-high eight assists at Oregon... grabbed 10 rebounds against Pacific... scored first six points of the contest against Arkansas State and finished with 10... added 11 rebounds for her first double-double of the season... blocked a career-high four shots against TCU... added a game-high six rebounds and five assists... notched second double double of season in a 12-point, 13-rebound performance in the WCC opener against San Diego... blocked four shots for the second time in three games, this time against Pepperdine... pulled down 11 rebounds against the Waves... scored 12 points at Saint Mary's, with 10 of those coming in the second half... pulled down eight rebounds against the Gaels... scored game-high 13 points at San Francisco... added 8 rebounds, 6 assists and three blocks... also held USF's top scorer Carey Sauer to 2-15 shooting... named the WCC's Player of the Week for that performance... scored eight points and pulled down seven rebounds against Portland... played the last five minutes with four fouls, but remained agressive and took a charge in a close game during a possession that would have allowed the Pilots to tie the game with 20 seconds on the clock... had an 11-point, 7-rebound performance at Pepperdine... scored 12 points and pulled down 12 rebounds against Saint Mary's... grabbed game-high 12 rebounds at Portland.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2001-02: Named to the WCC All-Academic team... named Most Improved and best defender by her teammates... registered a double-double against Minnesota with 13 points and 12 rebounds... added 10 boards against Washington... came off the bench against Cal Poly and scored 18 points while grabbing 11 rebounds, each one off from her career highs... went 8-10 from the field during that contest... went 6-6 from the field at Fresno State... followed that performance with a 7-9 shooting night vs. Temple... made four field goals against the Owls in four minutes during first-half play... added an 11-point, 12-rebound effort at Pepperdine... averaged 7.2 rebounds per WCC contest, fourth best in the league... posted a 6.8 average through entire season, the sixth best in the conference... notched a career-high 13 rebounds in a double overtime victory against Saint Mary's... added 14 points for a team-leading fourth double-double... registered a 10-point, 11-rebound night at Portland... started 21 contests and saw action in all 31... notched sixth double-double--and second against Pepperdine this season--with a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds... named the WCC/Rawlings Co-Player of the Week for that performance... wowed her hometown crowd the following week with a 17-point, 6-rbound performance to open the WCC Tournament vs. host San Diego... shot 7-8 from the field in that game... followed that with 19 points vs. Saint Mary's in a semifinal victory, including a three-point play that gave SCU its final lead of the night... recorded a double-double in the championship game against Pepperdine en route to earning All-Tournament team honors.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2000-01: Started eight games at forward and saw action in all 28... posted a career-high 19 points against San Jose State on 9 of13 shooting... recorded her first double-digit rebounding performance against California, with 10 boards... added 17 points against the Bears for her first collegiate double-double... recorded five field goals for the Broncos in six trips down the court in a second-half comeback at Pepperdine... finished with 16 points on 7 of 10 shooting... registered eight games with double-digit scoring...came off the bench and led the Broncos will 11 points at Gonzaga.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 1999-00: Appeared in 17 games... averaged 2.3 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 8.2 minutes off the bench... established a career-high nine points against Drexel, and four rebounds against San Diego... shot .667 (4-6) free throws against CS Fullerton in four minutes of action... averaged .458 from the line for the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at El Capitan High School in Lakeside, Calif., under head coach Jim Mottershaw... averaged 20.7 points per game her senior season... was an honorable mention USA Today All-America selection her senior season... earned the San Diego Union-Tribune's CIF Player of the Year honor her senior season... was a four-year All-Grossmont North League first team selection... member of four straight All-CIF teams as selected by the San Diego Union-Tribune... honored by Cal-Hi Sports Magazine as one of California's top players following freshman, sophomore and junior seasons... named the Freshman State Player of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports Magazine... also lettered in track, competing in the shot put and discus... two-time all-league performer in track... participated in the California State meet as a senior... graduated with a 4.79 grade point average... was class valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kendra Rhea... born on November 18, 1981 in San Diego, Calif... parents are Reginald and Denise Rhea... majoring in engineering... spent this last summer playing in the Bay Area Pro-Am Summer League.

Rhea's Career Statistics


Rhea's Career Highs

Points21 vs. Pepperdine, Feb. 23, 2002
Field Goals9 twice, last vs. Pepperdine, Feb. 23, 2002
Field Goal Attempts14 vs. Gonzaga, March 8, 2003
Free Throws7 at California, Dec. 10, 2000
Free Throw Attempts8 four times, last at Gonzaga, Feb. 9, 2002
Rebounds13 twice, last vs. San Diego, Jan. 11, 2003
Assists8 at Oregon, Dec. 15, 2002
Blocked Shots4 twice, last vs. Pepperdine, Jan. 16, 2003
Steals3 at Loyola Marymount, Feb. 14, 2003
Minutes45 vs. Gonzaga, March 8, 2003