2  Kyani White
Kyani White

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Manassas, Va.

High School:
Stonewall Jackson

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard


04/02/2013

Women's Basketball Holds Annual Awards Reception

Senior Celeste Stewart Earned Outstanding Player of the Year Award

03/22/2013

ECU Falls to Western Kentucky in Overtime in WNIT Opener

Celeste Stewart drained 25 points, while Britny Edwards notched a double-double in the setback

03/20/2013

Lady Pirates Open WNIT First Round at Western Kentucky

ECU and WKU will go head-to-head on Thursday, March 21 at 8 p.m. (ET)

03/15/2013

ECU Advances to C-USA Semifinals, Rolls Past Southern Miss, 89-60

C-USA Sixth Player of the Year, Kristine Mial, leads four Pirates in double-figures with 17 points

03/15/2013

East Carolina Drops a 72-59 Decision to Tulsa at C-USA Semifinals

Brinty Edwards tallied a season-high 20 points in the setback

2012-13: Started in 31 of 32 games for ECU and saw action in all contests...Led the Pirates in steals with 72 and averaged 2.3 per game...Finished the season with 207 points (6.5 per game), 72 rebounds (2.3 per game), and 96 assists to rank second on the squad...Recorded a career-best 12 points on three occasions...Ranked second in Conference USA with a 1.6 assist to turnover ratio...Her 2.3 steals per game were good for ninth in C-USA...Averaged 3.0 assists per game to rank 11th in the conference...Tallied a career-best six boards versus St. Andrew's (11/11/12)...Dished out a career-high nine assists against Elon (12/29/12)...Grabbed a career-best eight steals versus Converse (11/18/12) to tie for sixth place on the ECU single-game steals list...Opened the season with a 12-point performance at William & Mary (11/9/12)...Hit 2-of-3 three-point shots and led the Pirates in steals (7)...Added four assists and three rebounds against the Tribe...Registered a game-high four steals against St. Andrew's (11/11/12) to go along with her career-best six rebound performance...Recorded six points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal in the Pirates' 72-62 loss to College of Charleston (11/17/12)...Led the team with seven assists and chipped in two rebounds and a block against Converse (11/18/12)...Tallied seven points in the Pirates' 20-point win (74-54) over Campbell (11/25/12) and added six assists, two steals along with one rebound...Recorded five points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal at Navy (11/30/12)...Led the Pirates with six assists versus NC Central (12/4/12)...Tallied 11 points, two assists, a pair of steals and a rebound, while shooting 80-percent against VCU (12/16/12)...Recorded a team-high four steals to go along with five points, three rebounds and a trio of assists versus No. 17 North Carolina (12/19/12) at the Beach Ball Classic...Led the team with a season-high nine assists to go along with four points, four steals, one rebound and a block versus Elon (12/29/12)...Was one of four Pirates to score in double figures after notching 10 points against George Mason (1/2/13)...Finished the contest against GMU with four steals, as many assists, three rebounds, 66.7-percent shooting and was a perfect 2-for-2 from beyond the arc...Registered five points, two steals, and one assists versus Rice (1/10/13)...Notched 11 points, two rebounds, a pair of assists, and a steal while shooting 50-percent from the floor at UTEP (1/13/13)...Recorded two points, as many assists, and one rebound at Memphis (1/17/13)...Registered six points and two assists in 18 minutes of action versus Tulsa (1/20/13)...Recorded a game-high four steals to go along with eight points, three rebounds and one assist at Tulane (1/27/13)...Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line against the Green Wave...Posted seven points, four assists, and one steal while shooting 50-percent from the floor versus Marshall (1/31/13)...Led ECU with three assists and added four points, two rebounds and a pair of steals against UCF (2/3/13)...Notched 11 points, three boards, three assists and one steal while shooting 66.7-percent from the field at Houston (2/7/13)...Led ECU with five assists, added eight points, two rebounds, and one steal while shooting 50-percent from the field at UAB (2/10/13)...Recorded nine points, four rebounds, a game-high three steals, and two assists versus SMU (2/14/13)...Tied her season-high with 12 points, a team-best four assists, two boards and one steal against Southern Miss (2/17/13)...Led the Pirates with four assists, while adding two points, a pair of rebounds, and two steals at Marshall (2/21/13)...Recorded 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal at UCF (2/24/13)...Tallied five points, three rebounds, three steals and three assists versus UAB (2/28/13)...Registered six points, four rebounds and three steals at Southern Miss (3/7/13)...Tied her season-high with 12 points against Southern Miss (3/14/13) to go along with five assists, four steals and three rebounds...Posted 10 points after going 3-for-3 from the floor, 2-for-2 from beyond the arc, and 2-for-2 from the free throw line in the contest against Tulsa (3/15/13)...Posted eight points, five boards, two assists and two steals at Western Kentucky (3/21/13)...Named to the ECU Athletics Director's Honor Roll...Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12: Redshirted due to rules regarding NCAA transfer student-athletes.

2010-11: Played 10 minutes at Virginia Tech in her collegiate debut against Presbyterian and scored her first points with five against Wofford...Earned her first start vs. No. 20 Iowa at the Caribbean Challenge before scoring five points against in-state rival Radford...Was slated to play in the Hilton Garden Hokie Classic against Alcorn State and Vanderbilt, but suffered a right knee strain before the tournament began...Ended up playing in 17 games before the termination of the season.

Stonewall Jackson High School: Averaged 18.4 points, 6.8 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 5.6 steals in her career for her coach and father, Nsonji White, leading the team to a 69-9 record and ending her time as the school's leading career scorer...Connected on a total of 142 three-point shots in 51 combined games her sophomore and junior seasons, while accumulating 1,556 career points, 239 three-point field goals, 903 assists, 742 steals and 628 rebounds...Was a first-team All-Region and All-State selection and was named the Washington Post All-Area and Northwest Region 2010 Player-of-the-Year...Earned 2010 Second-Team All-Metro and All-State honors and was tabbed a 2008-09 First-Team All-Region and All-State selection...Found success early in her playing career, earning the No. 1 ranking at the NIKE Skills Camp at UMBC from 2001-02...Also served as team captain and was named MVP from 2003-04 for her Virginians U11 AAU squad...Other outstanding accomplishments at the AAU and camp levels included selection to the 2005 Boo Williams NIKE All-Tourney Team, 2005 Reebok Showcase All-Tourney Team, 2005 Stafford Invitational MVP and All-Tourney Team accolades, and junior WNBA All-Regional Team laurels in 2002, 2003 and 2005...Showed off her prowess at the point guard position early in her career, earning the Top Guard and Rising Star Awards at the 2005 Bob Koch Point Guard Academy while earning additional status as a Top 150 Adidas Jr. Phenom invitee in 2004 and 2005...After participation in the 2007 UNC Elite Camp, in which she was named MVP, began to be heavily recruited by Tar Heel head coach Sylvia Hatchell.

Personal: Born Kyani Datiye White on Oct. 5, 1992 in Elizabeth City, N.C...Daughter of Nsonji and Maila White...Father, Nsonji, and mother, Maila, both played basketball at Elizabeth City State University...Majoring in sociology with a minor in communication.