Upper Marlboro, Md.
As a Freshman (2014-15): Played in all 33 games … Averaged 1.8 points and grabbed 105 total rebounds, good for 3.2 per game … Ranked third on the team with 15 blocked shots … Made her Miami debut against Oakland (11/14), scoring four points in the game … Had a then-career-best six rebounds in 13 minutes in the win over North Florida (11/21) to tie for the game high … Grabbed five rebounds against Illinois State (11/28) … Her five rebounds in 11 minutes against Jacksonville (12/6) tied for the game high … Set career highs with six points and three made field goals against Florida A&M (12/28), also grabbing five rebounds in the game … Matched career highs with six points, a team-high six rebounds, three made field goals and two steals in the Miami Holiday Tournament championship game against LSU (12/29) … Blocked multiple shots for the first time in her career in the win over Boston College (1/4) … Matched a then-career high with six rebounds in 20 minutes of action at Virginia Tech (1/11) … Set a then-career high with 23 minutes played against Virginia (1/21) and also equaled her then-career best with six rebounds … Blocked two shots at fourth-ranked Louisville (1/25), tying her season best … Recorded multiple assists for the first time in her career against Virginia Tech (2/5) and also equaled her season high with two blocks … Grabbed a team-leading, career-high 10 rebounds at No. 9/8 Florida State (2/8) and also played a career-high 27 minutes in the game.
High School: Graduated from Riverdale Baptist School … Averaged 12 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks as a senior, and her team was ranked No. 10 by ESPN … Won the Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Tournament at Madison Square Garden as a senior and the National Association of Christian Athletes championship … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee and MVP of the 2014 Roundball Classic … Selected to the All-Gazette Second Team as a senior … As a junior at North Point High School, helped the team to a 4A state title and the first undefeated season in school history at 27-0, finishing No. 25 in the ESPN rankings … Started every game of her high school basketball career … Received two varsity letters in cross country and two in track and field … Won the Minds in Motion Scholar Award and the Scholar Athlete Award at North Point … Riverdale Baptist Distinguished Honor Roll as a senior, North Point Highest Honors and Honor Roll the prior three years … Member of the National Honor Society … Three-year WNBA veteran Tianna Hawkins also attended Riverdale Baptist.
Personal: Full name is Khaila Alese Prather … Name is pronounced KAY-Luh PRAY-Thur … Nicknames are “KP” and “KK” … Born June 21, 1996 … Parents are Craig and Susan Prather … Has an older brother, Craig, Jr. … Father is a captain in the U.S. Navy and played basketball at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was a teammate of eventual NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson on the 1986-87 team that went 30-5 … Career goal is to be a pediatrician … Enjoys writing poetry and reading … Athletic role models are Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks.