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Catherine Kearney

Class: R-Junior
Position: F/C
Height: 6-6

Previous School: Gloucester County Christian School

Hometown: Monroeville, N.J.

2013-14 (R-So.)
• Was enjoying a breakthrough season before suffering a season-ending ankle injury at Campbell on Feb. 1, which caused her to miss the final 10 games
• Third on the team with 6.3 rpg
• Made all six of her free throws and scored eight points against her parents' alma mater, Saint Joseph's, on Nov. 23
• Grabbed double-digit rebounds four times, beginning with a 10-rebound effort in Liberty's first win of the season, Nov. 25 at Kutztown
• Recorded all three of her double-doubles during a five-game stretch spanning Dec. 7 and Jan. 2, averaging 10.6 ppg and 10.4 rpg for the period
• Posted her first career double-double on Dec. 7 against Radford, consisting of 11 points and 10 rebounds
• Set career highs for both points (14) and rebounds (13) on Dec. 30 at High Point, with nine of her boards coming at the offensive end
• Fashioned her second straight double-double on Jan. 2 at Charleston Southern, as she scored 10 points and tied career highs for both rebounds (13) and blocks (3)
• Finished with 11 points and eight rebounds against UNC Asheville on Jan. 18

2012-13 (So.)
• Limited to just seven appearances on the season, due to injury, and was granted a medical redshirt
• Scored a season-high six points and grabbed four rebounds during her 2012-13 debut, Nov. 16 against Grambling State in the Preseason WNIT
• Blocked a pair of shots at No. 3/3 Baylor (Nov. 23)
• Celebrated her 20th birthday with a victory at James Madison on Dec. 4, pulling down a season-best five rebounds
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011-12 (Fr.)
• Topped Liberty's reserves in both rebounds (3.8 rpg) and blocked shots (0.8 bpg) as a freshman
• Scored the first 11 points of her collegiate career Nov. 18 at North Carolina A&T, to go along with five rebounds and a pair of blocked shots
• Pulled down a season-high 10 boards against No. 12/14 Oklahoma (Nov. 25)
• Earned her first career start the following day versus Lipscomb, at the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament
• Totaled 11 points, eight rebounds, a career-best three rejections and a career-high three steals against Virginia Union (Dec. 15)
• Tossed in a season-best 13 points versus High Point (Jan. 7), including five during overtime
• Also reached double figures in Liberty's next meeting with High Point on Feb. 6, finishing with 10 points
• Scored 10 points in her Big South Championship debut, against UNC Asheville (March 9)
• With Avery Warley in foul trouble in the Big South Championship title game at High Point (March 11), posted five points, five rebounds and two blocks in 16 minutes
• Included on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Prep
• Graduated from Gloucester County Christian School
• Became the first player in Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference history to eclipse the 2,000-point barrier, doing so on an assist from her sister Sarah
• Finished with 2,011 points, over 1,000 rebounds and 450 blocked shots for her career
• Helped her team win its first-ever Tri-State Association of Christian Schools (TSACS) Tournament as a sophomore
• Gloucester County Christian went 74-6 during her final three seasons on the team
• As a junior, she averaged 21.5 ppg and 12.3 rpg, earning MVP of both the TSACS and the Garden State Association of Christian Schools (GSACS)

Personal
• Daughter of Steve and Kate Kearney
• Parents both played basketball at Saint Joseph's
• Sister Sarah plays basketball at Olivet Nazarene
• Sister of Sarah Kearney (19) and Austin Kearney (17)
• Birthday is Dec. 4
• Graduated with a bachelor's degree in sport management in May 2014
• Working on a master's degree in human services – executive leadership