2013-14 Season (Redshirt-Freshman)
Had an up-and-down first season for the Deacs, appearing in a total of 21 games ... Averaged 5.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Dished-out a total of 48 assists and had 12 blocks and 13 steals ... Shot 38.4 percent from the floor ... Missed the first four games of the season with a hamstring injury ... Had a great collegiate debut, scoring 20 points on 6-of-10 from the floor and notching five rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Radford (11/22) ... Had 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting and grabbed five rebounds in the win over UNC Wilmington (12/16) ... Dished-out a season-high seven assists at Maryland (1/9) in her ACC debut ... Suffered a knee injury in the game against Georgia Tech (1/16) and missed the next six games ... Returned the floor at Pitt (2/9) and scored five points, dished-out three assists and grabbed three rebounds in the second-half comeback victory ... Scored seven points and had two assists in her first game at Duke (2/20) ... Played a solid 16 minutes at Duke (2/27), finishing with four points and a couple of steals ... Had five points in just nine minutes in the ACC Tournament victory over Pitt (3/5).
Joined the team in January of 2013 and redshirted the remained of the year.
Full name is Kelila Nadine Atkinson (pronounced ka-LIE-la) ... Would like to be called Kay Kay Atkinson ... Born on Nov. 2, 1993 ... Daughter of Janice Atkinson and Victor Atkinson ... Averaged over nine points and five rebounds per game as a senior at Riverdale Baptist School in 2011-12 ... Led Riverdale to a 38-2 record as a senior and three tournament titles, including the ESPN National High School Invitational ... Riverdale was the top-ranked team in the state of Maryland according to MaxPreps and finished No. 4 in the USA Today High School Rankings ... Was a McDonalds and WBCA All-American nominee in 2011-12 ... Also was a nominee for the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year .. An ESPN HoopGurlz Top-100 prospect ... Ranked No. 86 in the Class of 2012 and No. 13 at the wing position according to ESPN HoopGurlz ... Received a scouts grade of 92 ... Named Riverdale's Defensive Player of the Year in 2009-10 and in 2011-12 ... Was also a member of the Riverdale volleyball team ... Was a member of the Riverdale Baptist Praise and Worship Team and is on the Honor Roll ... Is the cousin of Tanya Hughes, who was a U.S. Olympian high jumper and was named the 1994 NCAA Women of the Year at Arizona ... Mother Janice played basketball at Morgan State ... She led the Bears to the 1979 AIAW East Regional Championship ... Was the high school teammate of fellow ACC players Deja Hawkins (Clemson) and Ataira Franklin (Virginia).