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Kayla Overbeck

  • As of Aug. 1, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes 

  • Silver Medal: 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women's U19 World Cup Team that posted a 6-1 record and finished with the silver medal after losing to Russia by four points in the gold medal game in Udine, Italy.
  • Aided the 2017 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Italy, Latvia and Spain.

College Honors

  • 2017 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team.
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week (12/13/16) after posting a double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds versus Eastern Tennessee State University.

College Notes

  • As a freshman in 2016-17, helped Vanderbilt University to a 14-16 record.
  • Started 13 of 28 games played, averaged 9.4 ppg. and 7.2 rpg. and shot 51.8 percent from the field.
  • Ranked first among all SEC freshmen for rebounding and third for scoring.
  • Posted a team-leading seven double-doubles and scored in double figures in 15 games.
  • Recorded career-highs of 19 points versus University of Kentucky (2/5/17) and 13 rebounds twice, last versus University of Louisville (12/21/16).

High School Honors

  • 2016 California Interscholastic Federation Division 2A Player of the Year.
  • 2016 Ventura County Star Player of the Year.
  • 2016 Marmonte League MVP.

High School Notes

  • Attended Newbury Park High School (Calif.), where she was a four-year starter on the varsity team.
  • Capped her prep career as the school’s all-time scoring and rebounding leader with 1,988 points and 1,355 points.
  • Also was a four-year volleyball player.

Personal Notes

  • Daughter of Shanon and Sean Overbeck; has three siblings, Simone, Keira, and Scarlett.
  • Born in her hometown of Newbury Park, California.
  • A member of Vanderbilt’s 3.0 GPA Club.
  • Mother played basketball at Biola University.
  • Majoring in history.
  • Nickname is K.O.

College Notes

  • Started playing basketball: in kindergarten.
  • Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athlete: Tamika Catchings.
  • Favorite Twitter account: @BabyAnimalPics
  • Favorite Superhero: Batman.
  • Top five movies of all time: “Before I Fall,” “Interstellar,” “The Dark Knight,” “A Little Bit of Heaven” and “Kevin Hart: What Now?”
  • Has a pair of Dobermans named Dakota and Kam.
  • Favorite app: Snapchat.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: volleyball.
  • Favorite class: history or anatomy.
  • Favorite player of all time: Shaquille O’Neal.
  • Favorite Olympian: Tamika Catchings.
  • Best player ever faced: Marqu'es Webb.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “Pursuit of Perfect” by Tal Ben-Shahar.
  • Compares her game to: Tamika Catchings.
  • Enjoys: playing music or learning new instruments when away from the court.
  • Hidden talents: palys the piano.
  • Traveled to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, in high school.

Featured Videos

Sights and Sounds: USA Women's U19 Training Camp

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Watch and listen in as the USA U19 Women prepare for the 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup.

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 U19 7/0 11.3 6-18 .333 0-0 .--- 3-8 .375 19/2.7 15/2.1 5 7 1 5
2017 U19X 3/1 12.7 0-4 .000 0-0 .--- 5-6 .833 10/3.3 5/1.7 0 4 0 3
TOTALS 10/1   6- 22 .273 0- 0 .--- 8-14 .571 29/ 2.9 20/ 2.0 5 11 2 8

College Statistics

YEAR G/S MIN/G FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2016-17 28/13 24.7 103- 199 .518 0- 2 .000 57- 87 .655 201/ 7.2 263/ 9.4 16 53 11 22

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