Katie Lou Samuelson Biography
Katie Lou Samuelson is an American basketball player. She plays for the University of Connecticut. For three seasons she played for the Mater Dei High School basketball team.
Katie Lou Samuelson Age
She born on June 13, 1997, in Fullerton, California.
Katie Lou Samuelson Boyfriend
She has no known boyfriend and has kept her personal life away from the limelight. She is more focused in her basketball career.
Katie Lou Samuelson Height | Weight
She weighs 165 lb and stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches.
Katie Lou Samuelson Playing position
She plays as a guard and power forward.
Katie Lou Samuelson High school career
For three seasons she played for Mater Dei High School basketball team. In 2012-2013, she averaged 20.9 points and 6.9 and 6.9 rebounds per game and helped Mater Dei to a 30-2 record during her sophomore year. The season that followed she averaged 26.3 points and 9.4 rebounds. She was a USA Today first-team All-American and was also named the 2014 California Player of the Year.
She averaged 24.9 points and 8.5 rebounds in her senior year. She helped Mater Dei win the 2015 state regional championship and their third consecutive Trinity League championship. She was named the national player of the year by Gatorade, USA Today, McDonald’s, and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, won the Naismith Trophy, and made the consensus All-American first team following the 2014-15 season.
She also set Mater Dei single-season records for points average (29.2), field goal percentage (62.0), free throw percentage (89.4), free throws made (178), free throws attempted (211), and three-pointers made (117) during her high school career.
In 2015-16, she was a freshman at the University of Connecticut. She played a total of 37 games of the Huskies’ 38 games games including 22 starts. Due to an injury she she missed the national championship game. That season she scored 11.0 points per game and led the team with 78 made three-pointers, which was the second-most ever by a Connecticut freshman. On March 19, she scored a season-high 22 points against Robert Morris. ESPNw named her the 2016 national freshman of the year. She was also named the AAC all-tournament team and to the American Athletic Conference all-freshman team.
She started in all 37 of the Huskies’ games in 2016-2017 season.