15 Ruva Kiara
Ruva Kiara
  • Height:
    5-9
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    Fairfax, VA
  • High School:
    The Madeira School
  • Position:
    F
  • Major:
    Science Management
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna
  • gp
    23
  • pts/g
    4.4
  • fg %
    37.4
  • 3pt %
    13.6
  • ft %
    64.6
  • reb/g
    5.6
  • a/g
    0.9

Bio

At CMS
2022-23 Season (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 23 games, making 20 starts for the Athenas ... Recorded a season-best 14 points, nine rebounds and three steals in a win over Occidental ... Had 11 points, seven rebounds and two assists in a win at Chapman ... Added seven points and a season-high 12 rebounds in a loss at Redlands.

At CMS
2021-22 Season (First-Year)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 15 games for the Athenas ... Recorded four points and a season-high 10 rebounds in a win over Lincoln University (Oakland) ... Scored six points twice on the season (La Verne and Caltech). 

Prior to CMS
Attended The Madeira School, where she was a member of the basketball team ... Served as a team captain as a junior, when she earned honorable mention all-league honors ... Also played AAU basketball with Elevate Elite ... Extracurricular activities included volunteering at Northern Virginia Head Start, Special Olympics, and with the Community Empowerment Northern Virginia Holiday Programs ... Also interned at Water and Stone, an Art Therapy Practice based in Brooklyn, N.Y. for a semester.

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in science management ... Lists Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand as her favorite book ... Serena Williams is the public figure she most admires.  

Ruva Kiara posed shot

Player Profile

Recent Games
Jan 31 at Occidental L, 70-67
Feb 3 Chapman L, 76-67
Feb 7 Redlands L, 61-55
Feb 10 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 67-54
Feb 14 at La Verne L, 81-64
Feb 16 UC Santa Cruz L, 73-55
  Overall Conf
Games 23 16
Games started 21 16
Minutes 555 400
Minutes per game 24.1 25.0
FG 34-91 28-69
FG Pct 37.4 40.6
3PT 3-22 3-18
3PT Pct 13.6 16.7
FT 31-48 20-27
FT Pct 64.6 74.1
Off rebounds 30 21
Def rebounds 99 70
Total rebounds 129 91
Rebounds per game 5.6 5.7
Personal fouls 40 28
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 21 18
Turnovers 32 19
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.9
Steals 26 18
Blocks 16 11
Points 102 79
Points per game 4.4 4.9
Points per 40 min 7.4 7.9

Game Log - Shooting

Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Lincoln (CA) L, 75-68 1 30 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
Nov 17 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 82-62 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Hardin-Simmons L, 71-60 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. Vassar L, 63-52 - 18 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-4 0.0 0
Nov 25 East Tex. Baptist W, 64-60 - 18 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Nov 29 at Cal Lutheran L, 72-69 1 18 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 2 at Chapman L, 74-61 1 24 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Dec 6 Whittier L, 77-57 1 20 0-5 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 18 Whitworth L, 59-48 1 24 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Dec 29 Tufts L, 90-58 1 21 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 54-51 1 24 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 3 at Redlands W, 58-50 1 21 3-4 75.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 6 Caltech L, 73-62 1 29 5-7 71.4 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 10 Occidental L, 83-67 1 32 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 4
Jan 15 at Whittier L, 55-48 1 30 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 9
Jan 17 La Verne L, 67-64 1 19 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 20 Pomona-Pitzer W, 64-58 1 28 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Jan 24 Cal Lutheran L, 77-70 1 28 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 9-11 81.8 12
Jan 27 at Caltech L, 69-64 1 19 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 31 at Occidental L, 70-67 1 26 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 3 Chapman L, 76-67 1 29 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 7 Redlands L, 61-55 1 28 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 10 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 67-54 1 22 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 14 at La Verne L, 81-64 1 27 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 7
Feb 16 UC Santa Cruz L, 73-55 1 20 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2

Game Log - Ball control

Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Lincoln (CA) L, 75-68 1 30 7 9 16 0 5 0.0 1 2 3 0
Nov 17 at Trinity (Tex.) L, 82-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 vs. Hardin-Simmons L, 71-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 vs. Vassar L, 63-52 - 18 0 3 3 1 0 - 2 0 1 -
Nov 25 East Tex. Baptist W, 64-60 - 18 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Nov 29 at Cal Lutheran L, 72-69 1 18 3 4 7 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 2 at Chapman L, 74-61 1 24 0 4 4 2 1 2.0 1 1 0 0
Dec 6 Whittier L, 77-57 1 20 1 6 7 2 1 2.0 0 2 1 -
Dec 18 Whitworth L, 59-48 1 24 2 3 5 1 1 1.0 1 2 4 -
Dec 29 Tufts L, 90-58 1 21 0 4 4 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 30 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 54-51 1 24 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 3 1 1 -
Jan 3 at Redlands W, 58-50 1 21 2 4 6 1 3 0.3 1 1 3 -
Jan 6 Caltech L, 73-62 1 29 3 10 13 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 10 Occidental L, 83-67 1 32 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 2 1 0 -
Jan 15 at Whittier L, 55-48 1 30 2 7 9 1 1 1.0 3 0 1 -
Jan 17 La Verne L, 67-64 1 19 1 3 4 1 0 - 1 1 3 -
Jan 20 Pomona-Pitzer W, 64-58 1 28 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 0 1 2 -
Jan 24 Cal Lutheran L, 77-70 1 28 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 27 at Caltech L, 69-64 1 19 2 6 8 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 31 at Occidental L, 70-67 1 26 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
Feb 3 Chapman L, 76-67 1 29 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 -
Feb 7 Redlands L, 61-55 1 28 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 3 3 1 -
Feb 10 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 67-54 1 22 2 4 6 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 14 at La Verne L, 81-64 1 27 0 6 6 2 1 2.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 16 UC Santa Cruz L, 73-55 1 20 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -

Career Stats - Shooting per game

  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2021-22 15 1 9.7 0.7-1.8 37.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.3 84.2 2.4
2022-23 23 20 22.4 1.9-5.9 32.6 0.4-1.7 26.3 0.9-1.4 63.6 5.2
2023-24 23 21 24.1 1.5-4.0 37.4 0.1-1.0 13.6 1.3-2.1 64.6 4.4
Total 61 42 19.9 1.4-4.1 34.8 0.2-1.0 21.7 1.1-1.6 68.0 4.2

Career Stats - Shooting totals

  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2021-22 15 1 145 10-27 37.0 0-0 - 16-19 84.2 36
2022-23 23 20 515 44-135 32.6 10-38 26.3 21-33 63.6 119
2023-24 23 21 555 34-91 37.4 3-22 13.6 31-48 64.6 102
Total 61 42 1215 88-253 34.8 13-60 21.7 68-100 68.0 257

Career Stats - Shooting per 40 min

  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2021-22 15 1 9.7 2.8-7.4 37.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.4-5.2 84.2 9.9
2022-23 23 20 22.4 3.4-10.5 32.6 0.8-3.0 26.3 1.6-2.6 63.6 9.2
2023-24 23 21 24.1 2.5-6.6 37.4 0.2-1.6 13.6 2.2-3.5 64.6 7.4
Total 61 42 19.9 2.9-8.3 34.8 0.4-2.0 21.7 2.2-3.3 68.0 8.5

Career Stats - Ball control per game

  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2021-22 15 1 9.7 1.0 1.1 2.1 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.1
2022-23 23 20 22.4 1.4 4.3 5.8 1.7 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.7 0.4
2023-24 23 21 24.1 1.3 4.3 5.6 1.7 0.0 0.9 1.4 0.7 1.1 0.7
Total 61 42 19.9 1.3 3.5 4.8 1.5 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.8 0.5

Career Stats - Ball control totals

  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2021-22 15 1 145 15 16 31 15 0 6 11 0.5 8 2
2022-23 23 20 515 33 100 133 38 0 19 35 0.5 17 10
2023-24 23 21 555 30 99 129 40 0 21 32 0.7 26 16
Total 61 42 1215 78 215 293 93 0 46 78 0.6 51 28

Career Stats - Ball control per 40 min

  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2021-22 15 1 9.7 4.1 4.4 8.6 4.1 0.0 1.7 3.0 0.5 2.2 0.6
2022-23 23 20 22.4 2.6 7.8 10.3 3.0 0.0 1.5 2.7 0.5 1.3 0.8
2023-24 23 21 24.1 2.2 7.1 9.3 2.9 0.0 1.5 2.3 0.7 1.9 1.2
Total 61 42 19.9 2.6 7.1 9.6 3.1 0.0 1.5 2.6 0.6 1.7 0.9

Splits Stats - Shooting per game

    gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Event Total 23 21 24.1 1.5-4.0 37.4 0.1-1.0 13.6 1.3-2.1 64.6 4.4
Conference 16 16 25.0 1.8-4.3 40.6 0.2-1.1 16.7 1.2-1.7 74.1 4.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Location Home 14 13 25.0 1.3-3.7 34.6 0.1-0.9 8.3 1.9-2.6 72.2 4.5
Away 8 8 23.4 2.0-4.8 42.1 0.2-1.2 20.0 0.6-1.0 62.5 4.9
Neutral 1 - 18.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-4.0 0.0 0.0
Result Wins 4 3 22.8 1.8-3.0 58.3 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 4.5
Losses 19 18 24.4 1.4-4.2 34.2 0.2-1.0 15.8 1.4-2.1 67.5 4.4
Month November 4 2 21.0 0.8-3.8 20.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 1.5-3.5 42.9 3.0
December 5 5 22.6 0.8-3.6 22.2 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.8-1.4 57.1 2.4
January 9 9 25.8 2.1-3.8 55.9 0.2-1.0 22.2 2.1-2.7 79.2 6.6
February 5 5 25.2 1.6-4.8 33.3 0.2-1.2 16.7 0.4-0.6 66.7 3.8

Splits Stats - Shooting totals

    gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Event Total 23 21 555 34-91 37.4 3-22 13.6 31-48 64.6 102
Conference 16 16 400 28-69 40.6 3-18 16.7 20-27 74.1 79
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Location Home 14 13 350 18-52 34.6 1-12 8.3 26-36 72.2 63
Away 8 8 187 16-38 42.1 2-10 20.0 5-8 62.5 39
Neutral 1 - 18 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-4 0.0 0
Result Wins 4 3 91 7-12 58.3 0-3 0.0 4-8 50.0 18
Losses 19 18 464 27-79 34.2 3-19 15.8 27-40 67.5 84
Month November 4 2 84 3-15 20.0 0-2 0.0 6-14 42.9 12
December 5 5 113 4-18 22.2 0-5 0.0 4-7 57.1 12
January 9 9 232 19-34 55.9 2-9 22.2 19-24 79.2 59
February 5 5 126 8-24 33.3 1-6 16.7 2-3 66.7 19

Splits Stats - Shooting per 40 min

    gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Event Total 23 21 24.1 2.5-6.6 37.4 0.2-1.6 13.6 2.2-3.5 64.6 7.4
Conference 16 16 25.0 2.8-6.9 40.6 0.3-1.8 16.7 2.0-2.7 74.1 7.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Location Home 14 13 25.0 2.1-5.9 34.6 0.1-1.4 8.3 3.0-4.1 72.2 7.2
Away 8 8 23.4 3.4-8.1 42.1 0.4-2.1 20.0 1.1-1.7 62.5 8.3
Neutral 1 - 18.0 0.0-2.2 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-8.9 0.0 0.0
Result Wins 4 3 22.8 3.1-5.3 58.3 0.0-1.3 0.0 1.8-3.5 50.0 7.9
Losses 19 18 24.4 2.3-6.8 34.2 0.3-1.6 15.8 2.3-3.4 67.5 7.2
Month November 4 2 21.0 1.4-7.1 20.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 2.9-6.7 42.9 5.7
December 5 5 22.6 1.4-6.4 22.2 0.0-1.8 0.0 1.4-2.5 57.1 4.2
January 9 9 25.8 3.3-5.9 55.9 0.3-1.6 22.2 3.3-4.1 79.2 10.2
February 5 5 25.2 2.5-7.6 33.3 0.3-1.9 16.7 0.6-1.0 66.7 6.0

Splits Stats - Ball control per game

    gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Event Total 23 21 24.1 1.3 4.3 5.6 1.7 0.0 0.9 1.4 0.7 1.1 0.7
Conference 16 16 25.0 1.3 4.4 5.7 1.8 0.0 1.1 1.2 0.9 1.1 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 14 13 25.0 1.4 4.3 5.6 1.7 0.0 0.9 1.7 0.5 1.0 1.0
Away 8 8 23.4 1.4 4.5 5.9 1.9 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.3
Neutral 1 - 18.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 2.0 0.0
Result Wins 4 3 22.8 0.8 4.0 4.8 1.8 - 1.5 2.0 0.8 1.0 0.8
Losses 19 18 24.4 1.4 4.4 5.8 1.7 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 1.2 0.7
Month November 4 2 21.0 2.5 5.3 7.8 1.5 0.0 0.5 1.8 0.3 1.0 0.5
December 5 5 22.6 0.6 4.0 4.6 1.6 0.0 1.0 1.4 0.7 1.2 1.2
January 9 9 25.8 1.6 4.7 6.2 2.0 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.2 0.4
February 5 5 25.2 0.6 3.2 3.8 1.6 - 1.0 1.2 0.8 1.0 0.8

Splits Stats - Ball control totals

    gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Event Total 23 21 555 30 99 129 40 0 21 32 0.7 26 16
Conference 16 16 400 21 70 91 28 0 18 19 0.9 18 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 14 13 350 19 60 79 24 0 12 24 0.5 14 14
Away 8 8 187 11 36 47 15 0 8 8 1.0 10 2
Neutral 1 - 18 0 3 3 1 - 1 0 - 2 0
Result Wins 4 3 91 3 16 19 7 - 6 8 0.8 4 3
Losses 19 18 464 27 83 110 33 0 15 24 0.6 22 13
Month November 4 2 84 10 21 31 6 0 2 7 0.3 4 2
December 5 5 113 3 20 23 8 0 5 7 0.7 6 6
January 9 9 232 14 42 56 18 - 9 12 0.8 11 4
February 5 5 126 3 16 19 8 - 5 6 0.8 5 4

Splits Stats - Ball control per 40 min

    gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Event Total 23 21 24.1 2.2 7.1 9.3 2.9 0.0 1.5 2.3 0.7 1.9 1.2
Conference 16 16 25.0 2.1 7.0 9.1 2.8 0.0 1.8 1.9 0.9 1.8 1.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 14 13 25.0 2.2 6.9 9.0 2.7 0.0 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.6 1.6
Away 8 8 23.4 2.4 7.7 10.1 3.2 0.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 2.1 0.4
Neutral 1 - 18.0 0.0 6.7 6.7 2.2 0.0 2.2 0.0 - 4.4 0.0
Result Wins 4 3 22.8 1.3 7.0 8.4 3.1 0.0 2.6 3.5 0.8 1.8 1.3
Losses 19 18 24.4 2.3 7.2 9.5 2.8 0.0 1.3 2.1 0.6 1.9 1.1
Month November 4 2 21.0 4.8 10.0 14.8 2.9 0.0 1.0 3.3 0.3 1.9 1.0
December 5 5 22.6 1.1 7.1 8.1 2.8 0.0 1.8 2.5 0.7 2.1 2.1
January 9 9 25.8 2.4 7.2 9.7 3.1 0.0 1.6 2.1 0.8 1.9 0.7
February 5 5 25.2 1.0 5.1 6.0 2.5 0.0 1.6 1.9 0.8 1.6 1.3

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