Kiana  Gandy
33  Kiana Gandy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, WA

High School:
Mount Rainier

Height:
5-10

Position:
F

Birthdate:
09/15/1994

Experience:
3V


03/30/2015

Gandy grows skills at Western

03/06/2015

WWU faces Alaska Anchorage in GNAC Tournament title game

Vikings have won last two crowns, UAA previous two

03/05/2015

WWU meets Seattle Pacific in GNAC Tournament semifinal

Vikings have won last two titles

03/02/2015

WWU travels to Billings for GNAC Tournament

Vikings have won last two titles, open versus Central Washington

02/28/2015

WWU defeats Simon Fraser, 72-65, in regionally televised contest

Vikings clinch third in GNAC, face CWU in conference tourney

COLLEGE: Appered in 88 career games (31 starts) during her WWU career ... started all 29 games as a junior ... averaging 7.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 21.5 minutes per game as a Viking.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME:

2015-16 (Junior):
  • Started all 29 games, averaging 32.4 min/game (total of 939), 7th-most in the GNAC.
  • Averaged 11.5 points (19th in GNAC), 4 rebounds and 3.2 ( 9th in GNAC) assists per game.
  • Shot .411 from the field, .329 from 3-point range and .714 for free throws.
  • Season-high 23 points against Alaska (2/27/16).
  • Named GNAC All-Conference Honorable Mention.
  • Hit game-winning shot with 2.4 seconds remaining in 64-63 victory at Hawaii Pacific (11/27).
  • Scored in double-digits in 15 of 29 games (3 20-point games).
2014-15 (Sophomore):
  • Competed in all 30 games, averaging 18.5 min/game. 
  • Averaged 6.2 points and 3.3 rebounds.
  • Scored double figures in nine games.
  • Had career-high 19 points vs. Simon Fraser on 2/28/15, making 7-of-12 field goals and 5-of-5 free throws, and grabbed five rebounds.
  • During one stretch, scored double-figure points in five of six games, shooting 54.5 percent (24-of-44) from field.
2013-14 (Redshirt Freshman):
  • Played in all 29 games, making two starts, as redshirt freshman in 2013-14.
  • Averaged 3.9 points and 2.3 rebounds.
  • Had season highs of 15 points vs. Fresno Pacific on 11/8/13 and Azusa Pacific on 11/22/13, along with career bests of 8 rebounds vs. UC San Diego on 11/23/13 and 6 assists vs. Texas Woman's on 12/20/13.
  • Began season with three straight double-figure point games, scoring 40 points on 18-of-25 (72.0 percent) field-goal shooting. 
2012-13:
  • Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-South Sound Puget League North Division selection as senior at Mount Rainier High School ... Helped Rams to 27-2 record, league and district titles and third place at Class 4A state tournament ... Averaged 14.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks ... Scored 27 points vs. Kentlake ... Team captain for second straight year ... As junior, played on 22-7 squad that placed seventh at state ... Averaged 12.1 points and 7.4 rebounds ... Grabbed 19 rebounds in one game ... Bi-District all-tournament pick ... Lettered four years and started three ... Also lettered three years in track.

PERSONAL: Major is psychology ... Senior class secretary as prep ... Her father, Joe, played basketball at WWU.

CAREER STATISTICS:

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SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:

Points: 23, at Alaska -- 02/27/16
Rebounds: 8, vs UC San Diego -- 11/23/13 ; Northwest -- 11/29/14
Assists: 8, at Western Oregon -- 01/02/16
Steals: 3, 5 times
Blocks: 2, at Central Washington -- 02/04/16
FG made: 9, Concordia -- 01/30/16 ; at Alaska -- 02/27/16
FG attempts: 18, vs MSU Billings -- 03/04/16
3FG made: 5, vs Hawaii Pacific -- 11/27/15
3FG attempts: 10, vs Hawaii Pacific -- 11/27/15
FT made: 6, Alaska Anchorage -- 12/05/15
FT attempts: 8, at Saint Martin's -- 01/18/14