Khadijah Coakley
Khadijah Coakley

Player Profile

San Diego

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Coakley enters her senior season after showing great development over the last three years...came to Cal as a diamond in the rough with great potential...has shown promise as a rebounder and has developed her offensive footwork...a fast athlete who runs the floor of the team's most athletic players.

As a junior in 2003-04: Played in 15 games, more than both her previous two seasons...displayed an excellent work ethic coming off ACL surgery in March 2003...averaged 1.3 points and 0.7 rebounds per game...shot a career-best 72.7 percent from the free throw line...posted a career-high six points in a season-high 13 minutes of action vs. UCLA Feb. 19...also added one rebound and an assist against the Bruins...had four points, two rebounds and a steal in Cal's Pac-10 Tournament second-round game against Stanford...earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic recognition.

As a sophomore in 2002-03: Named the team's Most Improved Player...saw minutes in 14 contests, almost doubling her minutes per game from her freshman (3.6) to sophomore season (7.0)...played double-digit minutes four times, including a career best of 15 minutes at Georgia...tallied four points and three boards in that game against the Bulldogs...showed efficiency on the glass, grabbing 2.1 rebounds per outing, while more than doubling (1.6 ppg from 0.6 ppg) her scoring average from the previous performance of the year came at Oregon State on Jan. 11 when she tallied then-career bests for points (5), rebounds (6) and blocks (2)...coralled at least three rebounds in five contests...injured her knee during the shoot around prior to the Feb. 27 Arizona State game.

As a freshman in 2001-02: Participated in 13 games and earned the starting nod at Washington Jan. 17...contributed 0.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game...snared a then-career-high five rebounds in Cal's home win over Central Connecticut State Dec. 1 and vs. Stanford at home Feb. 2...tied Amber White for team-high rebounding honors in that Stanford game, while playing a then-career-high 11 minutes.

High School: As a senior at Kearny High School, contributed approximately 10 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, three steals and five blocks per game...garnered second team all-league and second team all-academic honors...selected an NCAA Top 60 athlete in San Diego...two-time state Defensive Player of the Year...helped her team to three CIF titles...set school game records for rebounds (25) and blocks (11)...participated in a San Diego All-Star tournament...also competed on the volleyball team.

Personal: Khadijah Alia Coakley was born May 13, 1984, in Pasadena, CA...parents are Calbert Coakley and Patricia Dean-Coakley...has two siblings, Giselle and Anisa...her cousin, Calvin Bradley, played football at Wisconsin...economics major.

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