Kelsey Beard

Corona, Calif.

High School:
Centennial HS '10




2011-12: Made season debut on Jan. 5 at UC Riverside after sitting out the first half of the season due to injury... Scored a career-high 7 points at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 1, all of which came in just 4 minutes of action... During the span she went 2-of-2 from three-point range and hit a free throw... Grabbed 2 rebounds and added a bucket against UC Riverside on Feb. 11... Also recorded 3 steals and a block.

2010-11: Appeared in 22 games as a true freshman, twice playing at least 10 minutes in a game... Those came in back-to-back outings at San Jose State (12/21) and against Santa Clara (12/27)... Saw action in two games at Big West Tournament, playing 3 minutes vs. UC Irvine (3/8)... Had defensive board in that game... Scored a season-high 4 points in 4 games... Made 12 of 21 shots (.571), including hitting 3 of her first 4 shots as an Aggie.

CENTENNIAL HS '10: Made All-Big 8 League first team for three straight seasons... Added All-Inland Empire honorable mention as a junior and senior... Scored 295 points (10.9 ppg) with 226 rebounds (8.4 rpg) in 2009-10... Set league record with 45 blocks... Selected to San Bernardino-Riverside all-star game... Averaged 10.1 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.1 bpg as a junior; 9.9 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.3 bpg as a sophomore... Played a year of AAU ball with Compton Magic... Four-year Scholar-Athlete honoree... Earned runner-up on Southern Section academic team.

PERSONAL: Born in Orange, Calif.... Has not declared a major... Parents are Kenneth and Kim Beard... Among her proudest personal accomplishments is her 21-rebound game vs. Riverside Poly... Lists Lisa Leslie as her sports hero and cites Candace Parker's dunk as her sports highlight.