Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
One of the fastest and quickest players at Duke in a long time ... can play the point and two guard positions ... can play off the bounce and pushes the ball from foul line to foul line very quickly ... good decision making ... high basketball IQ ... has a very dangerous three-point shot ... can pressure the ball well.
High School/AAU: Parade Magazine finalist for the National High School Player of the Year ... two-time All-Mountain Lakes Player of the Year in 2010 and 2012 … 2012 Region I-3A Player of the Year and three-time Region I-3A first team (2009, 2010, 2012) … Anderson Independent Mail first team in 2009, 2010 and 2012 … 2012 and 2013 SC All-State Team … three-time EBA All-American … totaled school records for career points (1,851), average points in a season (35.1), most free throws in a season (120), points in a season (574), points in a game (50), single-game field goals made (14) and single-game free throws made (16) ... owns school records in points in a game (50), points in a season (574), free throws in a season (120) and single game free throws (16) … averaged 35.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.2 steals and 2.5 assists as a senior ... missed the final seven games of her senior campaign due to surgery ... scored 40 or more points six times, including a 50-point outburst against Blacksburg, S.C. ... invited to play in the N.C./S.C. All-Star game and the Elite Basketball Showcase ... WBCA All-America Honorable Mention ... as a junior, averaged 23.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.0 steals … tallied eight 20+ point performances and four 30+ point games, including a season high 41 versus Hanna … had two double-doubles … did not play her sophomore year due to an injury … averaged 25.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 4.4 steals as a freshman … had 17 games with 20+ points during her freshman season, including a career high 46 against Belton-Honea Path … earned Region I-3A first team honors, Anderson Independent Mail All Area First team, All-Mountain Lakes Team Offensive Player of the Year and team co-captain as a freshman … Honorable Mention All-Mountain Lakes Player of the Year in 2009 …averaged 11.0 points as a starter in eighth grade … led her squad to the second round of the state playoffs … was the first Seneca eighth grader to earn All-Mountain Lakes team honors … lettered as a seventh grader on the varsity team ... invited to attend the 2012 U-17 World Championship trials and the 2011 U-16 National Team Trials.
Personal: Kianna Marie Holland was born on July 24, 1995 in Santa Monica, Calif. … daughter of Lisa and Dan Holland ... has one brother, D.J. (6) … father, Dan, played basketball at Southern Wesleyan University and coached at Tennessee Tech University … Grandfather, Larry Golan, played football and ran track and field at West Virginia University … earned a spot on the honor roll during each semester of high school … a 2012 Wendy’s High School Heisman Winner, an award given to students who excel in learning, performing and leading in the class room, on the field and in the community.