« Women’s Basketball 2018-19

Katie Powell

School

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Position
Center
Major
Sociology

Classroom

Katie Powell earned dean’s list recognition in the spring of 2018.

Character

Matured beyond measure after transferring to UNLV, Powell’s work ethic, responsibility and character have been exemplary coming into her senior season, and she will be one of our rotating captains during the season.

Community

Powell participated in the spring clinic series for the youth of Las Vegas the past two years with the program, and she has helped serve for numerous other functions benefiting the Las Vegas community.

Competition

Powell is one of the top returning players in the Mountain West after ranking in the top five a year ago in both scoring (15.5 ppg) and rebounding (8.6 rpg), while posting a team-high 14 double-doubles. She earned both All-Mountain West and Mountain West All-Defensive honors a year ago, and this season she is both a Lisa Leslie Watch List member and a preseason All-Mountain West selection. Powell helped UNLV in 2017-18 to its first-ever Mountain West championship—the first conference championship of any kind for the team since 1994.