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#25 Kara Dunn

Kara Dunn - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hometown Dallas, Ga.
Last School Mount Paran Christian School
Height 5-11
Position Guard
Year Sophomore
Kara Dunn - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Honors and Awards

  • 2023-24 All-ACC Second Team
  • 2023-24 ACC Player of the Week (Dec. 11)


2023-24 (Sophomore):
All-ACC Second Team…ACC Player of the Week (Dec. 11)…Appeared in 30 games and earned the start in 26…Averaged 15.5 points per game to finish second on the team…Converted a team-high 78.2 percent from the free throw line…Finished with 39 made three-pointers for second on the team…Suffered injury in first minute of season-opener against Coastal Carolina (11/6)…Returned to action in Cancun Challenge, dropping eight points, two steals, two blocks and a rebound off the bench against Creighton (11/23)…Scored 10 points against New Mexico (11/24) in Cancun Challenge, hitting four field goals, including a pair of three-pointers, for first double-figure scoring outing… Recorded then-career night at Nebraska (12/2), finishing with 22 points, nine field goals, 19 field goals attempted, three three-point FGs and eight three-point FGAs…Posted second-straight double-figure outing with 11 points against Mercer (12/5)…Had career night against Georgia State (12/10), scoring 39 points to become the first Jacket since 1999 to score that many points to earn ACC Player of the Week honors…Tallied career-highs in points (39) and field goals (14)…Followed with 21 points in the win at Georgia (12/16), while pulling down personal-high eight rebounds…Tallied 10 points for fifth-straight game in double-figures against USC Upstate (12/20)…Led Tech with 24 points at No. 22 Florida State (12/29), hitting 10 field goals, while securing four rebounds and four assists…Recorded second-straight game with 24 points in win against Virginia (1/4), hitting eight field goals and matching career-high of seven free throws…Swiped career-high five steals against the Cavaliers…Logged 26 points in win at Pitt (1/7), leading Tech offensively with third-straight 20-plus point game…Tallied 19 points in win against Clemson (1/11), 11 coming in the fourth quarter…Hit eight field goals and three free throws against the Tigers… Led Tech with 14 points at Duke (1/14) on four field goals and four free throws, while also owning four assists…Finished with 14 points on five field goals, and tied with team-high six rebounds, against North Carolina (1/18)…Extended streak of scoring in double-figures with 15 points against Boston College (1/21)… Held to single digits for only fourth time this season at No. 19 Virginia Tech (1/25) with five points…Registered a team-high 19 points against No. 23 Florida State (1/28) on eight field goals and two free throws… Scored team-high 17 points against No. 14 Notre Dame (2/1) on six field goals and three free throws, while securing seven rebounds…Led Tech with 17 points at No. 23 Syracuse (2/8), hitting a pair of three-pointers to finish with seven made field goals…Limited to six points against Miami (2/11), while securing five rebounds…Finished with 24 points at Clemson (2/15), just missing a double-double with nine rebounds, and went a perfect 10-for-10 at the free throw line…Dropped second 30-point game at No. 6 NC State (2/18), scoring 31 points on a career-high seven three-pointers…Was 11-for-15 from the field against the Wolfpack and added six rebounds, two assists and a steal…Led Jackets in points and rebounds against No. 20 Louisville (2/22) with 17 points and nine rebounds, just missing a double-double…Played the full 40 minutes against the Cardinals, hitting a triple and going 6-for-6 at the free throw line…Led Tech with 17 points against Wake Forest (2/25) and added seven rebounds…Added 14 points in win versus Pitt (3/6) in the ACC Tournament with seven free throws and a three-pointer, while matching season-high of nine rebounds…Tallied 14 points against Duke (3/7) in second round action of the ACC Tournament on five field goals, while securing six rebounds and two blocks…Added 14 points at Mississippi State in the first round of the WBIT on five field goals and a 3-for-3 effort at the free throw line.

2022-23 (Freshman):
Appeared in 28 games and started last 14 before being sidelined due to injury…Finished fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 7.6 points per game…Averaged 21.7 minutes per game…Shot 42.9 percent from the field for second-highest team field goal percentage…Made collegiate debut in season-opener against Georgia State (11/10) and totaled five points on three free throws and a field goal…Notched 13 points and five rebounds against Kennesaw State (11/13) on four field goals and four free throws…Went perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line against USF (11/25) and finished with six points…Finished with nine points and four rebounds against Air Force (11/26)…Contributed eight points and seven rebounds against Belmont (11/27)…Contributed four points, two rebounds, a block and steal in win at Michigan State (12/1)…Pulled down six rebounds (including four offensive) in win at Belmont (12/4)…Recorded second double-figure scoring performance with 10 points against Central Michigan (12/11) and had two assists…Recorded second consecutive game in double-figures with 11 points at Boston College (12/18), while tying team-high with seven rebounds…Added seven points and six rebounds against Furman (12/21)… Led Georgia Tech with 17 points at Louisville (1/5), hitting a pair of three-pointers…Posted second-straight game in double-figures with 12 at Wake Forest (1/8)…Played 30 minutes against Miami (1/12) and added five points, three rebounds and two steals…Despite being held scoreless against No. 16/19 Duke (1/15), dished out a personal-best four assists against the Blue Devils…Hit four field goals for nine points at No. 17 North Carolina (1/22), while pulling down six rebounds…Totaled 13 points, three rebounds, two assists and a block in win over Clemson (1/26)… Totaled four points, two rebounds and two assists at Miami (2/5)… Added seven points and two assists at Clemson (2/9)…Led all scorers with 20 points against Pitt (2/12), hitting eight field goals and three free throws…Also finished with six rebounds, one assist, one block and a steal against Pitt…Notched second-straight 20-plus point game with a new career-high 21 points against Wake Forest (2/16), hitting eight field goals and four free throws…Chipped in 16 points, four rebounds, three assists and a block at No. 24 Florida State (2/19)…Led Tech with nine points in first half at No. 10 Notre Dame (2/23).

PREP:
Attended Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, Ga….Helped lead Eagles to their first-ever Class A Private state championship (2022) contributing 30 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocks in the title game…Tabbed GHSA Region 7 Player of the Year her junior and senior years…2022 Atlanta Tipoff Club Metro Player of the Year…2022 GACA Player of the Year…2022 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State Player of the Year and All-State First Team honoree…Earned several recognitions from Sandy Spiel in 2022 including: all-state Ms. Basketball, first team, all-state A-private player of the year, all-state A-private first team…Named basketball’s most valued player three times (2019-21)…Multi-sport athlete competing in volleyball…Lettered three years as a middle hitter…Helped volleyball to 2021 1A Private State Volleyball Championship…Volleyball GHSA region 7 player of the year and first-team All-State after leading team in kills, hitting percentage and total blocks…Highly-touted prospect…Ranked No. 1 small forward in Georgia by Sandy Spiel…No. 2 overall class of 2022 recruit in Georgia by PrepGirlsHoops…Ranked No. 49 by ASGR and No. 61 by ESPN.

PERSONAL: Chose Georgia Tech because of the women’s basketball program, academics and proximity to home…Intends to major in business…Started playing basketball in kindergarten with her father as her coach…Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment to date as winning both volleyball and basketball state championships her senior year in 2021…Mother, Stephanie, played basketball at the University of Georgia.

MAJOR: Business Administration

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