44  Kendra Eaton
Kendra Eaton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winston-Salem, N.C.

High School:
Mt. Tabor H.S.

Height:
6-0

Position:
F


2008-09 (Senior): Played in 32 of 33 games and started 26 ... Became 22nd player in school history to join 500 club, ending career with 524 ... Season-high 16 points against Lafayette ... Picked up first block of the season against Davidson ... Tied career-high with four assists vs. College of Charleston ... Career-high eight field goals and season-high 17 points against Elon ... Played a season-high 22 minutes against Davidson (01/26/09) ... Season-high in rebounds (11) and steals (2) against Clemson ... Made second three-pointer of her career against UNCG (02/14).

2007-08 (Junior): Started 33 games missing one contest due to injury ... Scored in double figures 10 times ... Recorded first double-double of her career with career-high 18 points and 13 rebounds in four overtime win against Elon ... Ranked third on the team in rebounds with 160 averaging 5.0 rebounds per game ... Led the team in scoring four times ... Named to the 2007-08 SoCon Winter Academic All-Conference Team.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Played in all 34 games and started six ... Named to the SoCon TIAA-CREF Winter Academic All-Conference Team ... Twice scored in double-figures, tallying her career-best (15) against then #2 North Carolina ... Tallied eight-or-more rebounds six times including a career-best 10 on two occasions ... Averaged 6.3 points per game in the Southern Conference tournament, including scoring nine in the championship game (3/3). ... Missed the first 11 games of her freshman season with an injury.

2005-06 (Freshman): After missing the first nine games due to injuring her knee during early season workouts, played in 18 games, making nine starts ... Returned to practice following the Christmas holiday with light running and jumping ... Made her first collegiate appearance on the road at Davidson (Jan. 7), playing eight minutes, pulling down two rebounds and scoring her first career points on 1-of-2 free throws ... Scored her first career field goal at the 1:26 mark of the first half in the win at Appalachian State (Jan. 9) as a part of seven-straight points from the forward to push WCU ahead by seven ... Finished the ASU game with a career-high nine points on 3-of-4 shooting with three rebounds ... Played a career-high 19 minutes in the overtime loss to Chattanooga (Jan. 14), scoring eight points ... Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds at Chattanooga (Feb. 9) ... Scored 12 points, including eight in the semifinal loss to Chattanooga (March 4) and boarded nine misses in the SoCon tournament ... Was one of four Lady Catamounts to earn the SoCon Commissioner's Medal and was named to the SoCon's Academic Honor Roll ... Named to WCU's Dean's List in the both the Fall of 2005 and Spring of '06.

High School: Tallied over 1,500 career points and over 1,000 rebounds ... Had ACL surgery in late December of her senior year but still managed to capture the Metro 4A Player of the Year Award in her final season as a prep ... Was also selected among the top 13 best players in North Carolina as she was named to the All-North Carolina squad ... As a junior, averaged 19.1 points and 13.2 rebounds a game, helping the Spartans compile an 18-8 overall record and win the Metro 4-A conference tournament ... Was also the second runner-up for the Mary Garber Player of the Year award ... As a sophomore, poured in 17.4 points and grabbed 12.5 rebounds per contest, improving over her 10.5 points and 11.3 boards per game her freshman season ... Named all-conference and team MVP all four seasons as a prep ... In addition to her performance on the hardwood, Eaton has also earned all-conference accolades in track & field in the shot put event.

Personal: Full name is Kendra Jenee Eaton ... Daughter of Tanya Samuels ... Has two siblings; Jameil Samuels and Jason Samuels ... Majoring in Sport Management with a minor in coaching.

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