Saw action in four games, compiling seven minutes.
Grabbed one rebound against Wayne State.
Ranks second on Waynesboro HS all-time scoring list with 1,259 points.
Played a career-high five minutes against Wayne State on 11/21/03 Snagged one rebound against Wayne State.
Scored 1,259 points (second all-time in school history) and grabbed 538 rebounds and totaled 300 assists during her high school career Four-time team MVP Team won the Hanover tournament as a freshman and placed second at the tourney as a senior. Named to Hanover Tourney All-Tournament three times and was named the tourney MVP as a senior NBC 25 Pennsylvania Player of the Year Hagerstown Record-Herald
All-Area first team and Pizza Hut Player of the Season Harrisburg Patriot
Big 15 Honorable Mention in 2001 Coached by John Lewkowicz and Steve Smith at Waynesboro. Played for Philly Belles (1997), Susquehann Valley Cagers (1998-00), Blue Ridge Force (2001, Second Place in the Maryland Region), and Pittsburgh Rockers (2002). Club coaches were Debbie Filapeck (Belles), Mike Teasley (Force), Pat McHugh (Cagers), and Joe Costa (Rockers).
Born Sept. 15, 1984 Daughter of Douglas (motivational speaker) and Diana Mowen (nurse) Cousin Craig Hight wrestles for the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Enjoys relaxing in the sun and shopping. Member of Student Council, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Executive Council, and the Big Brother and Big Sister programs. Student Athletic Trainer Named to Who's Who Among High School Academics Plans to major in kinesiology and hopes to coach someday at the college level.
Getting to know Kira...
Favorite sports movie:
Pistol Pete Maravich "Birth of a Legend"
Favorite TV show:
Leading With the Heart
Favorite Illini athlete:
Jessica Bayne, my roommate (Soccer)
Any pregame superstitions:
Showering before the game
When you started playing ball: Second grade
Favorite place on campus:
What you have learned from Coach Grentz:
That you have to have patience with any team you are with.
I have been told I look like:
The girl from Jurassic Park
Funniest person on the team:
Three words that best describe my play:
Hard working, scrappy
Why I chose Illinois:
I choose Illinois because of it's great location, and also because the Big Ten is such a great conference to play in. The coaching staff and teamamtes were also a big factor in my decision.