32 Kaia Porter
32 Kaia Porter
Height: 5-11
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Roseville
High School: Roseville
Position: G/F

 

Prior to St. Thomas:  

Soccer:
2012: Rookie of the Year, All Conference Honorable Mention
2013: All Conference Honorable Mention
2014: All Conference Honorable Mention
2015: Captain, team MVP, All Conference Honorable Mention
2016: Captain, team MVP, All-Conference, Senior Academic Excellence Award

Basketball:  
2014-15: Conference Champions, All-Conference, Academic Achievement Award
2015-16: Captain, team MVP, All-Conference, Academic Achievement Award
2016-17: Captain, team MVP, All-Conference, Conference Champions, All-State Honorable Mention, 1,000 point scorer, Academic All-State, Academic Achievement Award, Carolyn Kieger Award, MN All-Star game participant, Miss Minnesota Basketball nominee

Track:
2014-15: Section Champions, Academic All-State
2015-16: Captain, Academic All-State

 

Other:
Triple A Award Region 4AA Winner
Athena Award Winner
GPA: 4.0
National Honors Society member for 2 years

 

Personal:  Jim Trelstad-Porter, Rachel Trelstad-Porter, Kelsey Porter (Senior at Macalester College).

 

What makes St. Thomas special?... The standards that the University holds its students to be at is what makes St. Thomas so special.

Do you have any notable or unique talents or hobbies?...I Can Sing and Play Guitar

What is your favorite late night snack?...Grapes

What is a pre-game ritual?...I eat a peanut butter and honey sandwich before almost every game.

What is something interesting you did this summer?.... I went up north to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for a short canoe trip

Who inspires you or who is your role model? Why?...My sister; she is confident in who she is, she is welcoming to anyone and everyone, and she challenges herself by setting high goals and then fearlessly going after them.

What is on the top of your bucket list?.... I would love to travel to all 50 states throughout the course of my lifetime