Women of Troy kick off the season with an exhibition game on Sunday at 2 p.m. against Concordia.
THIS SEASON McKenzie Calvert enters her first season at USC as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL Calvert was a five-star recruit and tabbed as the No. 16 prospect in the ESPN HoopGurlz 100 as a senior out of Byron P. Steele II High in Cibolo, Texas... Holds the school record for most steals in a single game... Also recorded a game with 39 point, 10 rebounds and seven steals... A four-time All-State and All-Region honoree... Also a four-time All-District First Team selection... A three-time San Antonio Express News All-Area Team pick... Named to the State All-Tournament Team... A two-time District MVP... Participated in the 2012 U-17 U.S. National Team Trials and was called into the U-16 team trials in 2011... Also ran track and played volleyball in high school... An honor student, was a four-time Academic All-District honoree and graduated cum laude... Played club for DFW T-Jack and Schertz Jaguars.
PERSONAL McKenzie Sade Calvert was born Jan. 31, 1996 in San Antonio, Texas... The daughter of Tim and April... Has one sister, Taylor, who plays basketball at Winthrop University... Her cousin De'Andrew White plays football at Alabama... Enjoys hanging out at her grandmother's house with her cousins in her free time... Lists Russell Westbrook as her biggest sports hero... Hopes to travel to Brazil, Russia and Hawai'i... Has not decided on a major but hopes to pursue a career in medicine or law... Also hopes to play in the WNBA after graduation.