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Katie Powell
Katie  Powell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

Last College:
Arkansas

Height:
6-4

Position:
Forward/Center

Experience:
1L

Major:
Sociology


03/05/2018

Johnson Named Defensive Player Of The Year, Johnson And Powell All-MW

UNLV had a team-high three players honored on the all-conference and honorable mention teams.

02/26/2018

Weekly Honors Up To Three For Powell

UNLV is back in action Tuesday night at UNR.

02/05/2018

Powell Picks Up Second MW Weekly Honor

Junior has scored 20+ points in three straight games.

01/22/2018

Powell Named MW Player Of The Week

Junior center helped Lady Rebels to a 2-0 week with wins over New Mexico and Colorado State.

12/08/2017

Lady Rebels Face Gonzaga In First-Ever Meeting Saturday

UNLV will be playing in the state of Washington for the first time since the 2004-05 season opener.

Great size great length, does a good job down low in keeping the ball high ... Savvy around the basket, has a really good three-point shot and is athletic as well.

UNLV
(2016-17 - Sophomore): Posted an impressive season in her first year in the Scarlet & Gray ... Began on the bench but would end up joining the starting lineup and played in 29 total games with 23 starts ... Reached double-figures in scoring 10 times during the season, starting with 16 points while shooting 4-of-4 from three-point range in UNLV’s home win over USC (11/19) ... Notched a double-double at Colorado State (2/4) ... Averaged 7.6 points and 6.9 rebounds while adding 32 blocks and 27 steals for the year.

(2015-16 - Sophomore): Sat our the year due to NCAA transfer rules.

Arkansas
(2014-15 - Freshman):
Scored in double figures in three games ... Had a season best 11 points in 14 minutes against Northwestern State ... Matched her career-best with 11 points against Grambling State ...Was perfect from the free throw line in three games ... Played in 23 games ... Averaged 2.6 ppg, 1.8 rpg and 6.7 minutes per game as a freshman for the Razorback squad that reached the NCAA Tournament.

High School
At Duluth HS, capped off a stellar prep career by earning region Player of the Year, all-county first-team, Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Senior All-Star, and Atlanta Tipoff Club All-Metro Team honors in 2013-14 ... Was the 16th-rated center in her senior year by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Led Duluth High to four straight state tournament appearances ... Earned first-team all-region honors her freshman and junior seasons in addition to her final season ... As a junior, received 6A All-State Honorable Mention recognition after averaging 17.8 points per game (seventh-highest in Gwinnet County) and 9.8 rebounds per game, while also surpassing the 1,000-point scoring plateau.

Personal
Katherine Jane Powell ... Born on Oct. 25, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Daughter of Barbara Bootz, who played at Georgia as well as two seasons overseas ... Her aunt Dolres Bootz also played college basketball, at Georgia Tech, as well as overseas ... Majoring in sociology.

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