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Keaundrea Merriewether   |   #31   |   G

Height: 5-8

Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.

Previous School: University Christian HS

Eligibility: Sr.

Major: Broadcast Journalism

W. Basketball: Keaundrea Merriewether

2011-12: Started in 24 of 27 games played in her senior season, averaging 23.4 minutes per game… Scored a career-high 119 points on the season, averaging 4.4 per game… Recorded her best game on the season vs. Alabama-Huntsville (1/14), scoring a career-high 14 points and pulling down five rebounds… Grabbed 64 rebounds on the season, leading the team in rebounding vs. Montevallo (11/18) with 7 rebounds… Led the Argos in assists in 4 games, with 33 on the season…. Was strong defensively for the Argos leading in steals in two games… Team leader in blocked shots with a career best 13, leading the team in blocked shots in 10 games.

2010-11 - Once again served as UWF's top defender, seeing minutes in all 26 games... Also made 18 starts on the season... Developed her shooting touch as a junior, scoring 90 points (3.5 per game), a career-high. Scored in double-figures for the first time with ten points against Lambuth (2/19)... Led UWF in scoring for the first time with a nine-point effort against Harding (12/31)... Snatched 71 rebounds, including a season-best 11 vs. Alabama-Huntsville (1/13)... Notched a career-high six assists at Valdosta State (1/27)... Blocked six shots on the season and collected 23 steals.

2009-10: Played an important part of the team as a sophomore, seeing action in 25 games and making 23 starts... Scored 2.8 points per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest... Shot .491 from the field (27-55)... One of the team’s top defenders, averaging 0.7 steals per game... Scored a season-high nine points with five rebounds at Flagler (12/15)... Had four steals against Alabama-Huntsville (1/9).

2008-09: Played in 23 games as a freshman and made seven starts... Scored 2.0 points and averaged 3.2 rebounds per game... Scored a career-high eight points with six rebounds in 39 minutes against West Alabama (1/25)... Scored five and grabbed a career high 14 rebounds against Alabama-Huntsville (2/14).

High School: Helped lead her team to a state championship in 2006 at Shekinah Christian Academy as a sophomore... Awarded the 2006 State Farm Good Neighbor Good Sport Award in the state championship... As a junior, averaged 15 points, four assists, and five rebounds per game... As a senior at University Christian averaged 11 points, seven rebounds, and three assists per game... Received the Distinguished Athlete Award from the Marine Corps... Member of the National Honor society... Florida Medallion Scholar.

Personal: Daughter of Ben and Rosie Merriewether... Has two brothers, BJ and Chris... Chris played basketball at Kansas State and BJ played football for Harvard... Majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Environmental Science... Hopes to start a career as a news reporter and also start coaching... Member of the UWF Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, in which she has helped raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation... Helped start the UWF branch of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Has volunteered for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Habijax, and spent time at assisted living facilities... Enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and outdoor activities.

Total
3-Point
F-Throws
Rebounds
Scoring
Season
GP-GS
Min/Avg
FG-FGA
Pct
FG-FGA
Pct
FT-FTA
Pct
Off
Def
Tot
Avg
Ast
To
Blk
Stl
Pts
Avg
2008-09
23-7
409/17.8
16-44
.364
0-0
.000
13-24
.542
24
49
73
3.2
22
41
1
10
45
2.0
2009-10
25-23
415/16.6
27-55
.491
0-0
.000
17-28
.607
21
38
59
2.4
33
51
1
18
71
2.8

2010-11

26-18

512/19.7

33-89

.371

0-1

.000

24-38

.632

27

44

71

2.7

41

50

6

23

90

3.5

TOTAL
74-48
1336/18.1
76-188
.404
0-1
.000
54-90
.600
72
131
203
2.7
96
142
8
51
206
2.8

Photo by Jim Hogue

Career Highs Through 2010-11:
Points: 10 vs. Lambuth (2/19/11)
Rebounds: 14 vs. Alabama-Huntsville (2/14/09)
Assists: 6 vs. Valdosta State (1/27/11)
Blocks: 1 (eight times)
Steals: 4 (twice)
Field Goals: 5 vs. Lambuth (2/19/11)
Field Goal Attempts: 10 vs. Alabama-Huntsville (1/13/11)
Three-Pointers: -
Three-Point Attempts: 1 vs. Goldey-Beacom (11/27/10)
Free Throws: 5 vs. Alabama-Huntsville (2/14/09)
Free Throw Attempts: 7 vs. West Georgia (2/5/09)
Minutes: 39 vs. West Alabama (1/25/09)

 

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