#34 Kourtney Pennywell
Kourtney Pennywell Image
5-10 | SR | F
Shreveport, Louisiana
Northwestern State University
General Studies

LSUS ACCOLADES: 2015-16: NAIA All-American Third Team, Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Second Team, All-RRAC First Team, RRAC Tournament Team, 5-Time RRAC Player of the Week (Nov. 16, Jan. 11, Jan. 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 22), LSWA POW (Jan. 26).

2014-15: NAIA All-American First Team, NAIA Player of the Year Finalist, LSWA First Team, LSWA Player of the Year Runner-up, RRAC First Team, RRAC Player of the Year, RRAC Newcomer of the Year, NAIA Player of the Week on Feb. 24, LSWA Player of the Week on Feb. 24, March 3, Five-Time RRAC Player of the Week (Dec. 14, Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 23).

JUNIOR (2016-17): played in 24 games and started in 23 for the Pilots…team leader in scoring (17.1) and second in rebounding (8.5)…led the team in blocks (28), steals (51) and had 36 assists…shot 53-percent from the field which ranks 8th in the NAIA…scored double digits in all but two games…recorded eight double-doubles…scored her season high of 34 points against Huston-Tillotson…grabbed a season high 15 rebounds against LSU Alexandria…had four assists against LSU Alexandria and Our Lady of the Lake…blocked four shots against Texas College…had seven steals against Paul Quinn.

SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Started and netted double figures in all 32 games for the Pilots…led the NAIA with 25 double-doubles…Scored 20 or more points in 22 games…NAIA rankings: 2nd with 22.5 ppg, 2nd with 719 points scored, 3rd with 4.8 offensive rebounds per game, 3rd with 11.8 total rebounds per game, 4th with 379 total rebounds, 5th with 7 defensive rebounds per game, 9th with 53-percent field goal percentage, and 17th with 1.7 blocks per game…Season high 37 points against LSU Alexandria…Season high 18 rebounds against Jarvis Christian and Texas College…Recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 14 rebounds, and a season high of 10 assists against Paul Quinn.

FRESHMAN (2013-14):  Averaged 7.7 ppg and 5.3 rpg for Coach Brooke Stoehr at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana…one of two freshmen to play in every game (34) that season…broke into the freshman all-time scoring (16th), rebounds (6th), assists (15th), and blocks (11th)…had 12 double-doubles, including a season-long streak of three to finish out the regular season…had three double-figure rebounding games: Savannah State, North Dakota State, and Incarnate Word…had nine rebounds at Lamar, Houston Baptist and against Abilene Christian…season high 17 points against Abilene Christian, also season high seven field goals made (7-10)…season high six assists in a 24 team-assist outburst at Southeastern Louisiana.

HIGH SCHOOL:  lettered four seasons for Coach Steve McDowell and helped Louisiana powerhouse Southwood to four-straight state finals with one championship, in her senior year... led the Lady Cowboys to a 31-1 record her senior season, averaged 15.2 points, 6.5 boards, and 3.0 steals a game with a 48.5 field goal percentage...voted all-district all four straight years... state tournament most valuable player... named Athlete of Week twice... named All-State and all-city… graduated with a 4.0 and was on the honor roll… member of the Spanish club and the Beta Club.

PERSONAL: Born Kourtney Pennywell on October 25, 1994, in Shreveport, Louisiana…goes by K. P…daughter of Kathryn and Vernon Pennywell…has two brothers: James Anderson (20) and Vernon Pennywell (15)…has one sister, Vernesia Pennywell (24)…majoring in General Studies with a concentration in Applied Science and has a target graduation date in May 2017…after graduation she plans to work for Google, invest in business or maybe own her own business.

2014-153232 106033.1 297-55253.8%3-933.3%122-23751.5%
2015-162423 78332.6 168-31653.2%2-1118.2%73-13354.9%
2016-173131 101332.7 213-46945.4%3-1030%65-14046.4%
Totals:8786 285632.8 678-133750.7%8-3026.7%260-51051%
2014-15 37911.8153226 5553101881.1740071922.5
2015-16 2048.582122 285136500.7460041117.1
2016-17 2748.8118156 493534730.5731049415.9
Totals:8579.9353504 1321391712110.8119310162418.7
2016-17 Women's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2016-17 Women's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
RSAlexandra MillerJRG5-8Jennings, LouisianaNotre Dame High School
1Chaterra CageSRG5-8Port Arthur, TexasSouthern University in Shreveport
10Bria FreelandSRG5-5Austin, TexasJacksonville College
11Alexis HarrisSOG5-6Washington, LouisianaNorthwest High School
13Johnesha MajorSRPG5-4DeSoto, TexasSouth Plains College
15Leah SilvaFRG5-8Mount Belvieu, TexasBarbers Hill High School
20Mikayla BarberJRG5-2Haughton, LouisianaBossier Parish Community College
23Courtney RandleSRG5-5Lamarque, TexasSouth Plains College
24Kate InchunSRG5-8Houston, TexasGarden City Community College
31Quiana TuckerSRF5-10Stone Mountain, GeorgiaAngelina College
32Briauna VodaFRG5-9Leesville, LouisianaPickering High School
34Kourtney PennywellSRF5-10Shreveport, LouisianaNorthwestern State University
35Jasmine AndersonFRG5-8Shreveport, LouisianaGreen Oaks High School
Curtis Loyd Image
Head Coach
1st season
Ariel Harrell Image
Assistant Coach
1st season
W - Basketball
Overall RRAC Streak
22-10 (.688) 15-3 (.833) Lost 1
  • Mar. 16 - Women's Basketball vs 7Westmont College - L 57-52 - recap
  • Mar. 4 - Women's Basketball vs 15Our Lady of the Lake University - W 86-74 - recap
  • Mar. 3 - Women's Basketball vs RVWiley College - W 67-61 - recap
  • Feb. 25 - Women's Basketball vs Huston-Tillotson University - W 74-58 - recap
  • Feb. 24 - Women's Basketball vs 16Our Lady of the Lake University - L 77-69 - recap
  • Feb. 18 - Women's Basketball vs St. Thomas - Houston - W 75-64 - recap
  • Feb. 16 - Women's Basketball vs Texas College - W 79-57 - recap
  • Feb. 11 - Women's Basketball vs Wiley College - L 61-47 - recap
  • Feb. 10 - Women's Basketball vs Jarvis Christian College - W 61-53 - recap
  • Feb. 4 - Women's Basketball vs Paul Quinn College - W 89-69 - recap