UNCW Women's Basketball BIO
Kelva Atkins
Player Profile:
Kelva Atkins 823494
Position: Guard
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Stem, N.C.
High School: Granville Central (Columbia State)


2013-14: Second-Team All-CAA and All-Academic Team pick … Led team in scoring (15.8), assists (3.2) and steals (2.1) … Was second on team in rebounding (5.5) … Ranked 4th in scoring, 4th in steals, 8th in assists and 17th in rebounding … One of only two players in the CAA to rank in the top 20 of all four categories … Tallied double-digit points in all but five games played … CAA Co-Player-of-the-Week selection (Feb. 24) … Named to All-Tournament at CAA Championship for second consecutive season … Averaged 27.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in leading UNCW to a 1-1 record in the event … Poured in career-high 33 points  in CAA Quarterfinal contest against James Madison … Shot  11-of-19 from the floor and 9-of-10 at the free-throw line against the Dukes ... Recorded 21 points and added 10 rebounds for second double-double of season in CAA first round against William & Mary … Tallied 21 points and added five rebounds in regular season finale at CofC … Scored 23 points, including game-winning free throws with 1.4 seconds remaining, versus Towson ... Was 8-of-14 from the floor and 7-of-7 at the free-throw line against the Tigers … Posted first career double-double with 18 points and career-high 15 rebounds versus College of Charleston … Poured in 21 points on 7-of-14 shooting at Towson … Scored game-high 18 points and matched personal best with five steals against Appalachian State … Named to All-Tournament Team at Cancun Challenge after averaging 21.0 points, 5.3 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game during the event … Finished with 19 points, career-high seven assists and five steals against Iowa … Poured in game-high 25 points and chipped in five assists versus USC … Scored 18 points and added seven rebounds, four steals and three assists at Campbell … Tallied 28 points and matched personal best with eight rebounds against Northern Kentucky ... Was 9-of-17 from the floor and 8-for-8 at the free-throw line versus the Norse.


2012-13: Played in all 31 games and made 17 starts ... Third in scoring (10.4) and second in assists (2.6) ... Reached double figures in points on 16 occasions, including eight of the last nine contests ... CAA All-Tournament Team selection after averaging 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists during event ... Tallied career-high 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting versus George Mason in first round of CAA Championship ... Tallied team-high 13 points in loss to eventual champion Delaware ... Notched 14 points and four steals at Northeastern ... Tallied 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds versus Towson ... Notched 11 points and added five assists at Hofstra ... Finished with 15 points on 4-of-8 shooting off the bench at George Mason ... Tallied 17 points - all in the second half - and added six rebounds at Drexel ... Scored 14 points and added five rebounds against Georgia State ... Tallied nine points and added six rebounds versus George Mason ... Scored 11 points and added three assists at Delaware ... Notched 15 points and added season-high six assists, six rebounds and four steals at William & Mary ... Scored eight points versus James Madison ... Notched 11 points and chipped in six rebounds versus Richmond ... Scored seven points and added season-high five steals and four assists at NKU ... Notched season-high 20 points and added six rebounds versus Charlotte ... Tallied 15 points and added season-high eight rebounds at Tulane ... Scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds against NCCU ... Notched 13 points and added five rebounds at Wake Forest.

2011-12 (Columbia State): NJCAA All-Conference and All-Freshman selection ... Averaged 20.6 points per game to rank fourth in scoring among NJCAA players ... Notched 4.1 steals per game to rank 14th nationally in that category .. Also posted 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per contest ...  Led Lady Chargers to the finals of the Region VII Championship ... Named NJCAA Player-of-the-Week on Nov. 13 ... Also played softball at Columbia State.

HGH SCHOOL: Three-time All-State selection ...Two-time NCBCA District Player-of-the-Year ... Averaged 23.1 points during senior season to lead Panthers to 25-4 overall record ... Member of school's 2,000-point club ... Also a member of volleyball, softball and track & field programs at Granville Central ... Earned All-Conference accolades in both volleyball and softball.

PERSONAL: Full Name: Kelva Danchelle Atkins ... Born Jan. 8, 1993, in Stem, N.C. Daugher of Michelle and Samuel Wadell ... Majoring in University College ... Named Prom Queen as a senior.

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