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Kalis Loyd
Kalis Loyd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Malmoe, Sweden

High School:
Borgarskolan HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/05/1989

Experience:
3L

2011-12: Named first-team All-Southland Conference for the second straight season ... Led Lamar in scoring (16.1 ppg), rebounding (6.4 rpg), assists (84), steals (64) and minutes played (977) ... Moved into top 10 on Lamar's career lists for scoring, rebounding, assists and steals, making her the only player in the top 10 of all four lists ... Finished the season with 1,431 career points, third on LU's all-time list and 299 shy of Uirannah Jackson's record 1,730 points ... Is eighth in career rebounds (625), fourth in assists (282) and second in steals (210) ... Had four doubles-doubles on the season, giving her 18 for her career ... Was Southland Conference Player of the Week on three occasions ... Had season high of 28 points twice (at Southern, Nov. 21 and at UT Arlington, Jan. 14) ... Finished fourth in the Southland Conference in scoring and second in steals.

2010-11: Named first-team All-Southland Conference after a stellar sophomore season, averaging 15.5 points and 6.7 rebounds, both good for second on the team ... Was second on the team with 93 assists ... Poured in a career-high 34 points in win over Cal Poly ... Grabbed career-best 15 rebounds in win over Nicholls on Jan. 29 ... Posted a team-high seven double-doubles ... Was named the Southland Conference Player of the Week on three occasions ... Represented Sweden over the summer at the World University Games in China.

2009-2010: Turned in an impressive freshman season, ranking near top of team rankings in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and minutes played ... Named third-team All-Southland Conference performer ... Started all 34 games. ... Had 18 points and five assists in Southland Conference Tournament championship game against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Netted career-high 28 points at Texas State, adding a career-best six assists in the same game ... Had season-high 14 rebounds in a home victory over Sam Houston State ... Earned Southland Conference Player of the Week honors on one occasion ... Tied for team lead with seven double-doubles.

2008-2009: Redshirted during her first collegiate season.

PRIOR TO LAMAR: Played at Borgarskalan High School in Malmoe, Sweden, where her dad, Otis Loyd, was coach... Recipient of the 2008 Silver Shield Award as the school's most outstanding student-athlete ... Was the club's Most Valuable Player from 2006-2008 ... Played for the Swedish National Under-18 Team that won the bronze medal at the 2008 European Championships ... Also played on the Swedish Youth National Under-16 Team in 2005 and 2006 ... Was selected for the Under-19 national team that competed in the World Championships.

PERSONAL: Majoring in accounting and business law ... Enjoys going shopping, watching movies and sports, cooking and being with friends ... Born on April 5, 1989, in Copenhagen, Denmark ... Daughter of Helen and Otis Loyd, who were both basketball players in their younger days.

CAREER HIGHS

POINTS: 34 vs. Cal Poly (Dec. 4, 2010)

REBOUNDS: 15 Nicholls (Jan. 29, 2011)

ASSISTS: 7 (3 occasions); most recent vs. Florida Atlantic (Nov. 26, 2011)

BLOCKS: 3 Central Arkansas (Jan. 7, 2012); Southern (Dec. 7, 2010)

STEALS: 7 at Northwestern State (Jan. 26, 2011)

MINUTES: 44 vs. Central Arkansas (March 10, 2011)

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03/24/2013

Lamar's season comes to end at hands of South Dakota

Lady Cardinals fall 71-48 in quarterfinals of Women's Basketball Invitational

03/22/2013

Women's basketball hosts South Dakota in 2nd round of WBI

Lady Cardinals meet Coyotes at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Montagne Center.

03/20/2013

Women's basketball pounds Presbyterian

Lady Cards to host 2nd round WBI game at 3 p.m. Sunday

03/19/2013

Women's basketball hosts Presbyterian in WBI opener

Game set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

03/15/2013

Women's basketball falls in Southland semifinals

Lady Cardinals still hopeful of receiving a postseason berth

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