Kayla McBride Bio| Career, Family, Parents, Siblings, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Salary and Awards

Quick Facts About Kayla McBride.

Full Name Kayla Renae McBride
Born 25 June 1992 (30 years)
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg)
Position Shooting guard

Who is Kayla McBride?

Kayla McBride is an American Basketball Star, who currently plays for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) as well as Fenerbahce of the Turkish Super League (KBSL). The San Antonio Stars drafted Kayla in the 2014 WNBA draft. She used to play Shooting guard for Notre Dame and led the Fighting Irish to four consecutive Final Fours and three NCAA championship debuts.

Career

Kayla started her career at Villa Maria Academy in Erie Pennsylvania. She was a three-year starter as well as a four-year letter winner at Villa Maria under the head coach Scott Dibble. She was the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010. She also owns school records of boys and girls in career points of 1727, rebounds 931, assists 474, steals 420 as well as booked shots 0f 191.

Freshman season

As Freshman Kayla played basketball at the University of Notre Dame. She had almost missed half of the season as a freshman due to academic issues. She appeared in 19 games that season starting four of them, she led her team with 8.7 points, 3.3, and rebounds.

Sophomore season

In 2011-2012, During Kayla’s sophomore season, she appeared in all 39 games and started 36 of them. She finished her sophomore season fourth on the team in field goal percentage of 0.496, fourth in scoring averaging 11.6 points per game as well as winning the Big East regular-season free throw percentage title of 0.919.

Junior season

During her junior season in 2012-2013, Kayla played all 37 games and started in 36 games. She averaged 15.9 points, 4.6 rebounds as well as 2.4 assists per game. Furthermore, she led the league in free throw percentage and almost tied ninth in the country but was two made foul shots shy of the minimum to qualify for the national ranking.

Senior season

In her senior season 2013-2014, she started in all 38 games where she averaged a career high of 17.6 points, 5.3 rebounds as well as 3.8 assists per game.

San Antonio Stars

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Kayla was drafted third over by the San Antonio Stars in the 2014 WNBA Draft. She started all 34 games for the stars in her rookie season, leading the Stars in scoring, averaging 13.0 ppg, she was also ranked third among rookies in the WNBA. She was among the three unanimous selections to the WNBA All-Rookie Team and finished third in Rookie of the year voting.

During her second season, Kayla was voted into the 2015 WNBA All-Star Game and finished the season by averaging 13.8 ppg, although the Star didn’t make the playoffs this time.

The Stars relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2018 and were renamed the Las Vegas Ace. Kayla signed a multi-year contract extension with Ace in March 2018. She had the best season of her career on 28 June 2018, she scored a new career-high of 38 points in a 97-91 loss to the Dallas Wings. In 2019, Kayla was voted into the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game by making her fourth all-star appearance. In 2021, Kayla signed with the Minnesota Lynx after becoming an unrestricted free agent.

Overseas

In the 2014-15 off-season, Kayla played for Uniqa Sopron. She was also played in Russia for Nadezhda Orenburg in the 2015-16 off-season. In 2016-17 Kayla was confirmed to play in Turkey for Yakin Dogu Universitesi. Kayla resigned from Yakin Dogu Universitesi for the 2017-18 off-season. She was also signed with UMMC Ekaterinburg of the Russia League for the 2018-19 off-season.

Awards

  • 2014- WNBA All-Rookie Team
  • 2017, 2021, &  2022-  Turkish Super League champion
  • 2017- Turkish Cup winner
  • 2017- EuroCup winner
  • 2014- First-team All-American – AP, USBWA
  • 2013- Third-team All-American – AP
  • 2014- First-team All-ACC
  • 2013- First-team All-Big East

Kayla McBride Family

Kayla was born in 1992, she is the daughter of LaMont and LuAnn McBride. She has one young Brother Aaron and two younger sisters Karlee and Jayden.

Kayla McBride Boyfriend

Kayla is not dating anyone.

Kayla McBride Parents

Kayla is a daughter of LaMont and LuAnn McBride

Kayla McBride Siblings

Kayla has three siblings: Karlee, Jayden, and Aaron

Kayla McBride’s Net Worth

Kayla has an approximate net worth of $1.5 Million

Kayla McBride Salary

Kayla has an annual average salary of $196267.

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