Has the most career playing time of any Aztec on this year's roster ... Aggressive on the boards and can also block shots ... Can slash to the basket and boasts a high vertical jump ... Provides the Aztecs with energy and enthusiasm in the post ... Prep teammate of redshirt junior Courtney Clements at Millikan High.
As A Junior (2010-11)
Named the team's most improved player for the second year in a row ... Appeared in 28 of the team's 29 contests, missing only one due to injury ... One of eight different Aztecs to start at least one game ... Doubled her previous career high in average minutes played ... Also logged a career high in points, blocks, rebounds and field-goal percentage ... Had her first two career outings with 10 or more points ... Shot nearly 60 percent from the field and over 72 percent from the charity line ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field for six points and tallied five rebounds against CS Bakersfield ... Six boards to go with four points, a block and a steal in the loss to UC Irvine ... Career-best eight rebounds, helping the Aztecs to an overtime win at USD ... Was perfect from the field (4-for-4) and at the line (3-for-3) for a career-high 11 points at Pepperdine ... Was 2-for-3 shooting for five points against Dayton ... Missed the WSU game due to injury ... Returned vs. UTSA to make 3-of-4 field-goal attempts for six points ... Posted a team game-high 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting against TCU ... Perfect shooting afternoon vs. Utah, making her only field goal and four free throws for six points ... Four points and five boards in the win over UNM ... Made her first start of the year at Wyoming ... Career-high nine rebounds and also added six points in the win at New Mexico ... Career-high three blocks against Wyoming in the home finale, while also recording four rebounds ... Was 5-for-6 at the free-throw line to tally seven points to go with her three rebounds at Colorado State ... Starter in the MWC tournament, posting seven points, six rebounds and a career-high two assists.
As A Sophomore (2009-10)
Tabbed as the team's most improved player ... Played in 32 contests and was one of eight different Aztecs to earn at least one start ... Shot 50 percent from the field and posted a career-high 54 rebounds and 38 points ... Led the team in rebounding twice ... Came off the bench in the season-opener at UC Irvine, providing production in her 15 minutes with a career-best five rebounds, four points and a blocked shot ... Two boards, a steal and a block in 13 minutes vs. USD ... Scored all three of her points from the free-throw line vs. No. 5/6 Notre Dame ... Logged 13 minutes at UC Riverside ... Made her first career start against Pepperdine, posting two points with six rebounds over 22 minutes ... Had a rebound and a steal at LMU and two boards vs. Wake Forest ... Pulled down three rebounds and scored a bucket in nine minutes against Auburn ... Came off the bench to log three rebounds vs. UNLV ... Made her only field-goal attempt against Colorado State ... Four rebounds at Air Force, also scoring a basket and adding a blocked shot in the victory ... Best game of her career, posting a career-high eight points and finishing with five rebounds and a pair of blocked shots in 16 minutes in the upset of TCU ... Matched her career high with a team-best six boards in only 14 minutes at Utah ... Another strong performance at CSU with four rebounds and a steal ... Made her only shot attempt and tallied four rebounds, an assist and a block in the regular-season finale with Air Force ... Reserve in all three MWC tournament games, posting a rebound, a block and steal in the win vs. BYU ... Played 10 minutes in the Aztecs' NCAA win at Texas, pulling down three boards ,,, Had two steals and two points at the stripe against West Virginia ... Logged five minutes in the Sweet 16 match-up with No. 6 Duke.
As A Freshman (2008-09)
Saw action in 26 contests, coming off the bench ... Shot 56.3 percent from the field ... Had 34 rebounds, six blocks and eight steals ... Averaged 7.1 minutes an outing ... Played seven minutes in the first game of the year with Northwestern State, snagging three rebounds ... Saw action as a reserve vs. UConn ... Saw extensive action at USD, logging 13 minutes and posting five points and an offensive rebound ... Four points, three rebounds, one steal and a block at Hawai'i ... Had a steal vs. Iowa State and a rebound vs. UC Riverside .... Career-high four rebounds to go with four points, a block and a steal in the win over LMU ... Perfect 2-for-2 from the field for four points in her MWC debut, also tallying a blocked shot against Air Force ... Career-high two steals, two rebounds, a blocked shot and a bucket vs. Wyoming ... Three rebounds and a bucket in the win over BYU ... First career assist against UNLV on Feb. 4 ... Had two key rebounds in the team's win over TCU ... Two offensive rebounds and made two free throws at Colorado State ... One rebound in four minutes in the regular-season finale at UNLV ... Reserve in the title game at the MWC tournament with Utah, scoring two points from the foul line and snagging one rebound in four minutes ... Did not play in the NCAA first round game vs. DePaul ... Matched her career best with two steals to go with three boards in 19 minutes against No. 2 Stanford in the season finale.
At Millikan High School
A four-year varsity starter for the Millikan High School Rams in Long Beach, Calif., under coach Lorene Morgan ... Garnered all-league accolades each of the past three years ... All-CIF honoree and member of the Long Beach Press-Telegram "Dream Team" as a senior ... Averaged 5.8 blocked shots per game in 2007-08 ... Voted her team's MVP ... Nominated for McDonald's All-America honors ... As a senior, Millikan won the 2007-08 Moore League title and finished 21-9 overall, posting its third straight CIF appearance.
During the summer, played for The Truth basketball team under coach Joe Perry ... Tabbed an all-tourney selection at the prestigious End of the Oregon Trail tournament in Oregon City, Ore., in 2007.
Kalena Rayquel Tutt was born April 14, 1990, in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Charlene and Alonzo Tutt ... Has one younger brother ... Nickname is K.T. ... Taking courses toward a degree in criminal justice.