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Indira Kaljo
Indira Kaljo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sherman Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Montclair Prep

Last College:
Ventura College

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
12/07/1987

Experience:
2L


As a Junior (2008-09):
Conference USA Newcomer of the Year... Finished 13th in the NCAA in three-point percentage (.420), connecting on 66-of-157 from behind the arc... Set Tulane records in single-season and career three-point percentage... Her 66 made threes were the fourth most in Tulane single-season history... Sits in 11th on Tulane's all-time three-pointers made list with 66 after just one season, and ranks second all-time at Tulane in three-pointers made per game (2.06)... Finished second on the team in scoring (9.4 PPG), 26th in Conference USA... Earned C-USA Rookie of the Week honors after draining 11-of-15 from three-point range including a six-for-seven performance with the game-winning three against East Carolina on Feb. 8... Provided the inspirational story of the year for the Green Wave on Feb. 8, as she hit five-of-six three-pointers for a career-high tying 23 points, including the game winner with 1.6 seconds left, honoring her mother Almadina, a breast cancer victom, as Tulane wore pink uniforms as part of the WBCA Pink Zone promotion for breast cancer awareness... Also connected on five three-pointers (on seven attempts) against Nicholls State on Dec. 17, and hit five-of-eight from behind the arc on Feb. 5 at Marshall, setting a new Division I high of 22 points (later broken)... Opened the season by hitting nine of her first 15 three-point attempts... Reached double-figure scoring in 16 of 32 games, as Tulane posted an 11-5 record in those 16 games.... Hit three or more three-pointers in 10 games, and Tulane went 8-2 in those games... Recorded a season-high three assists three times, at LSU (Nov. 24), vs Rice (Jan. 11), and at SMU (Feb. 26)... Posted a season-high four steals at Marshall (Feb. 5).

As a Sophomore (2007-08 at Ventura College):
WBCA All-America Honorable Mention selection at Ventura College in California... First Team All-Western State Conference... First Team All-California Community College Women's Basketball Coaches Association... Team MVP led the Wolfpack to a 29-6 record...Averaged 16.6 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assists while shooting .435 from the field, .378 from three-point range... Drained 74 three pointers on the season... Consistent performer averaged 16.6 points per game while not tallying more than 23 in any contest... Turned in 10 games with 20 or more points and scored 13 or more in 31 of 35 games... Set her season-highs of 23 four times in games agaisnt Santa Ana (Nov. 18), Mt. San Antonio (Dec. 2), twice at Moorpark (Dec. 9 and Jan. 19)... Doled out a season-best five assists against Santa Ana (Nov. 18) while scoring 23 points... Scored 21 points at Cypress (Dec. 15) and at Cuesta (Jan. 9)... Turned in four games with 20 points... Three double-doubles on the season, with 10-rebound, 11-point performance against Foothill (Jan. 5), 11-rebound, 16-point effort against Oxford (Feb. 20), and a career-high 12 rebounds with 15 points at Oxnard (Jan. 26)... Nailed a season-high four three-pointers four times... Recorded two steals in eight contests... Scholar Athlete Award winner... Earned the Kawasaki Pirate for Life Award.

As a Freshman (2006-07 at Utah State):
Played in 22 games last season for the NCAA Division I Aggies...Averaged 1.3 points and 0.5 rebounds per contest...Scored six points with a steal at Iowa State, 12/29...Netted six points with two boards the next evening vs. Colgate (Dec. 30)... Had five points while pulling down three rebounds vs. Idaho (Nov. 11).

Prep:
A 2006 graduate of Montclair Prep High School in Van Nuys. Was a four-year starter for the Mounties...Earned first team All-CIF honors as a senior...Averaged 22 points per outing her senior season, 18 points as a junior, and 15 points per game as a sophomore...Was a team co-captain and team MVP in 2006...Led the Mounties to the third round of the CIF playoffs in 2006 and to the CIF semifinals in 2005... The Mounties completed an undefeated regular season her freshman year, but were unable to participate in the playoffs.

Personal:
Daughter of Almadina Kaljo... Born Dec. 7, 1987 in Sarajevo, Bosnia...Immigrated to the United States through Germany at the age of six... Has an older sister, Edina... Undeclared Major.

Career Stats

G-GS Min-Avg. FG-A Pct. 3FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def-Reb Avg. PF-D Ast TO Blk Stl TP Avg.
06-07 (USU) 22-0 96-4.4 10-40 .250 26-Jul .269 2-3 .667 4-7-11 0.5 12-0 0 11 0 2 29 1.3
07-08 (VC) 35-35 1055-30.1 198-455 .435 74-196 .378 110-145 .759 46-187-233 6.7 46-0 64 98 5 29 580 16.6
08-09 (TLN) 32-11 689-21.5 103-248 .415 66-157 .420 29-44 .659 20-58-78 2.4 36-0 27 55 1 29 301 9.4
TOTALS 89-46 1843-20.7 311-743 .419 147-379 .388 141-192 .734 70-252-322 3.6 94-0 91 164 6 60 910 10.2
D-I TOT 54-11 785-14.5 113-288 .392 73-183 .399 31-47 .660 24-65-89 1.6 48-0 27 66 1 31 330 6.1

Career Highs
Points: 23 - vs East Carolina, 2/8/09, (23, Four times with Ventura College)
Rebounds: 8 - at Houston, 2/12/09, (12 for VC at Oxnard, 1/26/08)
Field Goals: 8 - Three times, last vs East Carolina, 2/8/09 (9, Four times for VC)
Three-Pointers: 6 - vs East Carolina, 2/8/09
Free Throws: 4 - vs Indiana State, 12/6/08 (9 for VC, vs Mt. San Antonio, 12/8/07)
Assists: 3 - Four times, last at SMU, 2/26/09 (5 for VC, vs Santa Ana, 12/18/08)
Steals: 4 - at Marshall, 2/5/09
Blocked Shots: 1 - vs UCF, 2/21/09 (1, Five times for VC)
Minutes Played: 37 - at SMU, 2/26/09 (38 for VC vs San Francisco, 12/23/07)

Career Games
Double Doubles: 3
Double-Figure Scoring: 50