University of Miami Athletics

Kenza Salgues

position

Guard

Height

5-9

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Montpellier, France

High School

National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance

As a Freshman (2019-20): Appeared in 25 games for the Canes, including playing a season-high 24 minutes against Florida State (1/5)…Recorded a bucket in eight games, with a trio of two-field goal games…Led all freshman in 3-point field goals made at 11 on the year…Scored a career-high seven points against UNC Asheville (12/20)…Poured in two 3-pointers in three games this season, including a 2-of-3 effort in 13 minutes of action at Virginia (2/13).

High School: Graduate of the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance in Paris…Ranked the No. 20 international player in the 2018 class by ProspectsNations.com…Four-star prospect and second-best player from France…Represented France at the FIBA U18 Women’s European Championship – Division A, helping her country to a seventh-place finish in Udine, Italy… Averaged 8.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists in seven games…Also played for France in the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship in 2016…Tallied 8.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in seven games with three double-figure outings…INSEP is a French training institute for the nation’s elite athletes between 15-18…Notable alumni include Clint Capela, Boris Diaw, Tony Parker and Johan Petro…Is the first Frenchwoman to player under Katie Meier.

Personal: Born May 18, 2000…Last name is pronounced SALGH.