22  Kaila'Shea Menendez
Kaila'Shea Menendez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Wakefield HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
G


04/11/2012

A-Cat-Emy Awards Honors Student-Athletes Tuesday Evening

Fourth annual awards show highlights excellence on and off the field

03/23/2012

Women's Basketball Hands Out Awards at End of Year Banquet

Kaila'Shea Menendez Named Team MVP

03/14/2012

SAAC Hands Out Monthly Awards for February

Men's basketball and softball honored

03/05/2012

Kaila'Shea Menendez Named SoCon Second Team All-Tournament

Averaged 18.5 points per game in tourney

03/03/2012

Catamounts Fall to Appalachian State 61-43 in SoCon Tourney Quarter-finals

Kaila'Shea Menendez leads Western Carolina with 16 points

02/24/2012

2012 Women's Basketball Senior's Memories

2012 Women's Basketball Senior's Memories

11/22/2011

Kaila'Shea Menendez and Karen Middleton Post-Game vs. Coastal Carolina

Kaila'Shea Menendez and Karen Middleton Post-Game vs. Coastal Carolina

11/22/2011

Karen Middleton Post-Game vs. NC Central

Karen Middleton Post-Game vs. NC Central

11/17/2011

Karen Middleton Weekly Update - Nov. 17

Karen Middleton Weekly Update - Nov. 17

10/13/2011

Women's Basketball 2011-12 Photo Shoot

Women's Basketball 2011-12 Photo Shoot

2011-12 (Senior): Named Second Team 2012 Southern Conference All-Tournament ... All-Southern Conference in Coaches poll and Second Team All-Conference by the media ... Tabbed Southern Conference Player of the week on February 14 and also national recognition with NetScout Basketball Player of the Week honor ... Played in 30 games and started 25 ... Scored in double figures 19 times ... Recorded career-high 26 points against Chattanooga on December 19, 2011 ... Became 23 player in Catamount school history to go over 1,000 points, ending her career with 1,151 and ranked 18th all-time in scoring ... Ranked 10th in record books for three pointers made with 73 ... Ended career tied for seventh in made free throws with 342 and was also ranked second in record books for career free throw percentage with 78.6 percent.

2010-11 (Junior): Started all 31 games ... Led the team averaging 11.1 points per game ... Scored a career-high 22 points against UNCG on February 7 ... Led the team in free throw percentage with .741 ... Connected on 120 three pointers ... Led the team in scoring eight times.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Played in all 30 games of the season and started nine ... Scored in double figures 14 times ... Career-high 21 points against coastal Carolina on November 25, 2009 ... Ranked second on the team averaging 9.2 points per game ... Topped the Catamounts with a .814 free throw percentage ... Her 11 free throws against UNC Greensboro on February 16, 2010 were a career-high.

2008-09 (Freshman): 2009 Southern Conference Coaches' All-Freshmen Team ... Played in 32 of 33 games ... Ranked second the team in free throw percentage with 82.1 ... Scored in double figures four times ... Career-high in free throws (6), assists (3), and minutes played (23) vs. Appalachian State ... Career-high 20 points (first freshman to score 20 or more points since 2005) and field goals made (7) against Furman ... Career-high four rebounds against Chattanooga ... Career-high three steals against Elon ... Tied career-high with four rebounds vs. Samford (02/23).

High School: Wakefield team went undefeated in the regular season her senior season ... They ended the year 31-1, losing in the East Regional Finals to Westover 66-53, after being ranked nationally in prominent polls including USA Today ... Was selected All-conference, First Team All-Regional Tournament, First Team All-District and was also named tournament MVP of the Glaxo Welcome National Tournament ... Earned First Team All-Conference honors as a junior and helped lead her team to a 26-2 record and a conference championship - averaging 13.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.

Personal: Full name is Kailia'Shea A. Menendez ... Daughter of Angel and Kirski Menendez.

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