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Kylee Beecher

Class: Junior
Position: F
Height: 6-4

Previous School: Hidden Valley HS

Hometown: Roanoke, Va.

2009-10 (So.): Started 25 times at the "4" spot for the Lady Flames … ranked second on the team in free throw percentage (.744) and fourth in rebounds (4.2 rpg) … nearly half (65 of 137) of her boards came at the offensive end, ranking her 14th in the Big South with 2.0 offensive caroms per game … notched her first of eight double-digit scoring efforts with an 11-point contribution against UNC Greensboro (11/17) … connected on seven of her eight field goal tries for 14 points in a victory over Glenville State (12/5) … set career highs for free throws made (8) and attempted (10) versus UNC Asheville (1/18) in a 14-point showing that tied her for team-high scoring honors … narrowly missed a double-double in her first game back in the starting lineup after eight reserve appearances, finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds at Charleston Southern (1/23) … made a successful return to her home region, with 13 points, nine rebounds and a career high-tying three steals at Radford on Feb. 1 … blocked a career-high two shots as Liberty held Winthrop to 18 points on Feb. 15 … again finished just one board shy of a double-double at UNC Asheville (2/27), ending the contest with 12 points and nine rebounds … shot 4-for-4 from the field during the Big South Championship title game against Gardner-Webb (3/14), helping her score nine points … saved her best performance of the season (16 points, 7 rebounds) for the NCAA Tournament matchup with Kentucky (3/20) … named to the Big South All-Academic Team, as well as the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2008-09 (Fr.): Played in 31 games as a freshman, including four starts … capped off her rookie season by making the Big South All-Freshman team … became the Lady Flames' first Big South All-Freshman honoree since Moriah Frazee in 2005-06 … averaged the most minutes per game (21.4) of any Liberty reserve … ranked fourth on the team and fourth among Big South freshmen, with 4.5 rpg … grabbed 10 rebounds on three occasions … pulled down one carom during her collegiate debut, Nov. 14 versus VCU … paced the Lady Flames with 10 boards against South Alabama (11/29) … made her first career start against undefeated No. 13/14 Auburn (12/7), pulling down a team-leading nine rebounds against the Tigers … led Liberty with a career-high 18 points and added five assists during a home win over St. Paul's (12/13) … tabbed Big South Freshman of the Week on Dec. 15 … playing near her hometown at the Hokie Hardwood Classic, contributed seven points, 10 rebounds and four assists to a win over MEAC champion North Carolina A&T (12/29) … shared the team lead in rebounding with five boards at Presbyterian (1/17) … finished with nine points, including her first career three-pointer, against Charleston Southern (1/24) … posted six points, tied a career high with 10 rebounds and came up with a career-best three steals, Jan. 31 versus High Point … corralled nine boards during a win over Radford (2/2) … totaled four points in 12 minutes against Louisville (3/22) in her NCAA Tournament debut … qualified for the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

Prep: Helped her Hidden Valley High School girls' basketball team win back-to-back Virginia Group AA state championships, as a junior and senior … Hidden Valley also claimed state runner-up honors during her sophomore campaign … named MVP of the state championship game as a senior, after contributing 21 points and 16 rebounds in win over current Liberty teammate Devon Brown's Waynesboro squad … first-team all-district, all-region and all-state member in 2008, as a result of averaging 13.7 ppg and 7.5 rpg … graduated as the leading rebounder in Hidden Valley High School history.

Personal: Daughter of Bobby and Lana Beecher … father played basketball for Virginia Tech and professionally overseas … birthday is on April 4 … sport management major.