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    Kiemona Harris

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Port Arthur, Texas

    High School:
    Thomas Jefferson HS

    Height:
    6-5

    Position:
    Center

    Experience:
    3L

    Kiemona Harris

    2003-04 Season (Junior)
    Was a solid player in the post for Houston playing in all 32 games while making 14 starts . . . Started both games of the NCAA Tournament and scored a combined nine points with 12 rebounds and two blocks . . . Her 14 blocks on the year brought her career total to 71, good for sixth place among Houston's all-time career leaders . . . Was Houston's fourth-leading rebounder averaging 4.7 boards per contest . . . Ranked fifth in the team in scoring with 128 total points, 4.0 points per game . . . Best offensive game of the season came against USF where she scored 16 points to help Houston to a 62-57 win . . . Shot 52.5%% (42-80) from the charity stripe . . . Grabbed a season- high eight rebounds three times, the last time coming in the Lady Cougars final game of the regular season against TCU.

    2002-03 Season (Sophomore)
    Posted her first double-double of the season Nov. 23 against Wofford, scoring 12 points and pulling down 10 rebounds as well as blocking two shots en route to a Houston win... added nine points and two rebounds in only 14 minutes of play against Northern Iowa on Nov. 29... came off the bench to chip in eight points and eight rebounds in Dec. 1 win over Sam Houston State... came off the bench to score eight points and block three shots against UTEP on Dec. 4... posted 11 points and a career-high four blocked shots Dec. 6 against Florida...went 8-8 from the charity stripe en route to 12 points and eight boards in Dec. 20 win over Dec. 20 Georgia... played only 20 minutes against Oral Roberts but contributed eight points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in 64-62 loss... scored six points, grabbed four rebounds and had two steals against Louisville in18 minutes of play... was 4-8 from the floor and perfect from the free throw line, contributing 10 points and five rebounds against Cincinnati... chipped in 10 points, four rebounds and two blocks Feb. 11 against the Islanders... picked up her second double-double of the season Feb. 14 against Memphis, scoring 11 points and pulling down a game-high 11 boards... also contributed defensively, posting a game-high four steals... posted 10 points, seven rebounds and two steals in OT win over Saint Louis on Feb. 16... posted eight points and eight rebounds in Feb. 21 loss to Tulane as well as in a Feb. 23 win over Southern Miss... her 13 points against South Florida tied a career-high; also added seven rebounds and two assists in win... scored a career-high 14 points, pulled down six rebounds and had three steals in 84-47 win over UAB.

    2001-02 Season (Freshman)
    Made the start vs Miami in the WNIT second round March 16 . . . Tied her career high with 13 points and pulled down six boards . . . Was 7-for-10 from the free throw line and had two steal . . . Shared post playing duties with teammate Valerie Muoneke at the post position all season . . . Made the start vs Rice in the opening game of the WNIT . . . Shot 4-for-11 from the field for eight points . . . Pulled down six rebounds and had one block . . . Started both games of the C-USA tournament . . . Shot a combined 6-for-8 from the field for 15 points . . . Was 3-for-5 from the free throw line . . . Pulled down a combined 11 rebounds . . . Had a career-high two steals vs Cincinnati on March 3 . . . Also matched her career high with two steals . . . Second on the Lady Cougar squad behind Muoneke with 33 blocks on the year, good for 11th among C-USA leaders in all games as well as league games only . . . Led all Houston players off the bench in averaging 4.7 rebounds (156 total) per game, and was fourth on the team overall . . . In her first collegiate start on Feb. 8 vs Tulane, she was a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe . . . Pulled down a career-high and game-high 11 rebounds vs Prairie View A&M on Dec. 5 . . . Also had a career and game-high five blocks . . . Saw 19 minutes of action in Houston's season opener Nov. 18 vs UTSA, her Div. I-A debut . . . Pulled down a team high seven boards along with Nicole Oliver . . . Saw action in 33 games with 12 starts, averaging 20.3 minutes per game.

    High School
    Was a two-sport standout in volleyball and basketball for Thomas Jefferson High School. . . Was rated the 38th-best college prospect among the Top 100 seniors in the country her senior year . . . She won numerous acclaims throughout her high school career, including District 20-4-A Defensive Player of the Year in 2000, TABC-Optimistic 4A/5A All-Star in 2001, TABC Second Team Class 4A All-State (2001) and TABC First Team All-Region III-AAA (2001) . . . Received All-District honors her freshman, sophomore and seniors years . . . Was named to the Super Gold Team by the Beaumont Enterprise in 2001 and to their second team in 2000 . . . Averaged 15 points and 12 rebounds per game in 1999-00 . . . Also played volleyball for the Lady Jackets and was named a First Team MVP.

    Personal
    Born on February 10, 1983, in Port Arthur, Texas . . . Parents are Richard and Elda Harris . . . Major is undecided . . . Nickname is "Kiki" . . . Hobbies include playing basketball . . . Also recruited by SFA and New Mexico. . . Chose UH because "I love the staff and environment."

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