Kayli Keough

Kayli Keough

RS Senior

Land O'Lakes, Fla.

High School:
Land O'Lakes HS

Last College:
Florida State




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UKNIGHT for Education: UCF 65 - So. Miss 47

UCF set a new school attendance record as 2,178 fans witnessed the Knights defeat the Golden Eagles on Jan. 15.

As a Redshirt Senior in 2012-13:
-One of 16 people and the only current student-athlete in nearly 60,000 UCF students to earn the university's highest achievement - the Order of Pegasus
-One of three Knights in double figures at TCU (11/16) with 13 points while adding team-high seven rebounds
-One of four Knights in double figures against No. 6 Louisville (11/20) with 11 points
-Scored 13 points against Mississippi State (11/22) to help UCF clinch first win over SEC program in school history
-Converted 3-of-4 from the free throw line in the final minute at Bowling Green (1/4) to clinch the comeback win
-Recorded first double-double of her career with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Southern Miss (2/14)
-Posted season-high 17 points in win over defending C-USA Tournament champion UTEP to advance UCF to its third title game in five years

As a Redshirt Junior in 2011-12:
-Named to 2012 Conference USA Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
-Started 26 of 29 games played
-Third on the team in scoring with 10.3 points per game
-Ranked among C-USA's top-15 scorers in conference play with 11.7 points per game
-Scored 13 points in first start of career against Fordham (11/25)
-Shattered career-high, which she went on to top later in the season, with 23 points off a career-high 10-of-16 showing from the floor to lead UCF to a win over Bethune-Cookman (11/30)
-Led UCF in scoring against FIU (12/2) with 13 points
-Recorded 10 points and six rebounds against Florida Gulf Coast (12/8)...Grabbed team-high six rebounds at No. 3 Notre Dame(12/20)
-Scored 12 points and dished a career-high three steals at UAB (1/12)
-Scored a team-high 16 points versus Rice (1/19)
-Fell one rebound shy of a double-double in first road win of season at Marshall (1/22) with 14 points and nine rebounds
-Paced UCF with 14 points against SMU (1/26)...Led UCF with 18 points in front of a nationally televised audience at Memphis (2/4)
-Sank 10-of-17 for a career-high 24 points to lead UCF to a win at Southern Miss (2/16)
-Closed out the season on a four-game streak of scoring in double figures capped by her team-high 14-point performance in the opening round of C-USA Tournament against Southern Miss (3/7). Sat out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer policy

As a Sophomore in 2009-10 (Florida State):

-Played in 15 of FSU's 35 games as a reserve...Was second on the team in 3-point percentage by converting better than 45 percent of her shots from long range
-Set career-highs in points (nine), rebounds (six) and blocks (two) in the victory against Hawaii
-Converted 5-of-6 free throws in the win at Clemson...Connected on a career-high two three-pointers in both the Hawaii and Georgia State victories
-Played a season-high 18 minutes against both Alcorn State and Hawaii

As a Freshman in 2008-09 (Florida State):
-Played in 18 of FSU's 34 games off of the bench in her first season
-Played two minutes late in the win against N.C. A&T in the NCAA Tournament
-Played two minutes in the loss to Duke in the ACC Tournament
-Played nine minutes in a win over UCF and grabbed a rebound
-Had a five-point, five-rebound performance vs. Northern Colorado
-Scored a career-high seven points in the SEMO win... Grabbed a career-high five rebounds in four games
-Scored in six games...Averaged 6.1 minutes per game and played 10 or more minutes in six games, including a season-high 16 minutes vs. Murray State

Prior to College:
-A Sporting News All-American nominee as a senior...Named to the FACA All-Star Team
-Was a first team all-state selection
-Tampa Tribune Player of the Year as well as Female Athlete of the Year
-Also named the North Suncoast Player of the Year
-Also earned Tampa Tribune Player of the Year honors as a volleyball player
-Two-year Honorable Mention All-America selection by Street & Smith, she collected her first 5A All-State honors from the Florida Sports Association as a junior...Averaged 21.0 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 5.1 steals and 3.3 blocks per game
-Three-year team captain
-Standout for Tampa Extreme AAU team, leading the squad to the US Junior National tournament
-In 2005, was named tournament MVP after leading her squad to the 2005 Florida USSSA State title
-That same season she was chosen for the Extreme Hoops Classic All-Tournament team
-A three-year all-area pick and four-time All-Suncoast Conference selection, she was rated as one of the top players in the state of Florida
-As a freshman, was a Sunshine Athletic Conference Honorable Mention selection
-Also excelled on the volleyball court where she was a 2007 Honorable Mention All-State selection
-Lettered for one season in track
-Played for coach Laurie Pacholke at Land O' Lakes High School
-graduated in the Top 12 percent of her class
-Named to the Dean's List
-Member of the National English Honor Society as well as the National Society of High School Honors
-Named the Tampa Tribune Scholar-Athlete of the Year...Was named the Most Outstanding Senior at Land O' Lakes High School

-Born July 25, 1990
-Majoring in sociology
-Father, Michael Keough, played quarterback at Tennessee Tech
-Her sister, Meghan, is a sophomore guard on the team

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