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Kierra Henry
Player Profile:
Kierra Henry 2203440
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Pope

ACADEMICS

• Spring 2016 Dean's List
• Fall 2015 Dean's List
• Major is biological science (3.78 cume)

2015-16

Played in 21 of 29 games as a freshman, missing seven consecutive games in January with an injury sustained in the game on Jan. 7.

Gained 183 minutes of playing time, including nine games with 10 or more minutes, topped by  19 minutes at Texas State (Jan.2) and 18 at Tennessee Tech (Nov. 19).

Scored 69 points (3.3) with 25 rebounds (1.2), while making 18 steals on defense.

Scored in double figures with 12 points in final game (March 5 at UL Monroe), making 6-of-6 free throws and 3-of-5 field goals.
Produced 8 points in 11 minutes in win over Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 20) and 7 points, with 4 rebounds, in 13 minutes vs. Morehead State (Nov. 21).

Played key role in season-opener and her first collegiate game near her home in Kennesaw State game...Scored 3 points in final 4 minutes of GSU win.

Had 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals at Texas State (Jan. 2)...Also had 6 points in 8 minutes vs. Charlotte (Nov. 29), going 3-for-3 from the field.

Season-high rebounds came with 6 in win over North Florida (Dec. 5) to go with 5 points.

Shot 44.4% from field on 24-of-54 field goal attempts.

PREP

Finished stellar prep career as the leading scorer in Pope basketball history with 2,106 points in 111 games for coach Courtney Harris' Greyounds in metro Atlanta.

As a senior, averaged 20.1 points per game (564 points) for 24-5 Pope team...Scored 25 points a game as a junior and 19.5 as a sophomore.

Grabbed 746 career rebounds (6.7 per game)...Made 262 assists (2.4 per game)...Defensive stalwart who made 394 career steals (3.5 per game)...Blocked 160 shots.

Had a career high of 43 points vs. Walhalla (S.C.) in December 2013...Pulled down career-best 22 rebounds in a game...Made 11 steals in another Greyhounds' game for a career- high total.

Netted 112 3-point baskets, topped by 39 made in junior season.

Senior statistics included 6.5 rebounds per game, 5.2 steals and 3.6 assists.

Made 25 3-point baskets...Had best rebounding game with 22 boards.

A two-time team captain, led Pope to Region 7-AAAAAA championship.

Was a two-time all-state selection (second team and honorable mention), a two-time all-region honoree and on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's All-Cobb County first team.

Was a Marietta Daily Journal Scholar-Athlete winner...Won Cobb County Tip-off Club Player of the Month award.

Played AAU basketball with the Georgia Pistols team of coach Lanny Martin.

Also a track and field letterwinner at Pope...Was seventh in state Class AAAAAA in triple jump in 2015 as senior and had been fifth in state in AAAAA division as junior.

PERSONAL

Kierra Savannah Henry was born on Aug, 13 1997 in Columbus, Ga. to Katrina Denson and Cedric Henry, who were stationed at Ft. Benning.

Is considering studies in athletic training and physical therapy fields at GSU...Mother is a Clinical Manager in the Family Centered Care at Northside Hospital.






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