Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Painter, Virginia
High School: Nandua HS


 2001-02: Captain of the 2002-03 Lady Monarchs...Averaged 4.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in her junior season…Chipped in 5.7 points and grabbed 2.9 rebounds during conference play…Played in all 34 contests…Led the team and finished second in the league in blocked shots with 44 rejections….Averaged 1.29 blocks per game…Third best free throw shooter on the squad at a .735 mark connecting of 25-of-34…Continued shooting prowess and her accurate turnaround jumper with .566 field goal percentage….Was perfect from the floor in five match-ups including a 3-of-3 performance against Rutgers (2-01-02)…Logged a season-high 14 points at UNC-Wilmington (1-24-02)…Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds versus George Mason (2-8-02)…

2000-2001: A significant contributor off the Lady Monarch bench...saw action in 27 contests and started 10...A sharp shooter connecting on 54 percent of her shots (68-for-126)...Led the team in scoring with 16 points against East Carolina (1-21-01)...Logged a new career-high rebounding mark with 12 boards against UNC-Wilmington (12-30-00)...Led the Lady Monarchs in rebounds in two contests...Tied for second among teammates with 25 blocked shots...Finished fifth in the CAA in blocks...Tied her career-high in assists with three dishes against East Carolina (1-21-01)...Recorded a new-career high steals with two against Tennessee (1-28-01)...

1999-2000: Made an immediate impact for the Lady Monarchs in her rookie season, especially at the tail end of the season...Added depth in the post with her finesse play...Played in 33 games, starting six...Averaged 6.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game...Collected an NCAA single game record nine blocks in the first game of the season against Hampton (11-19-99)...Netted a season-high 19 points against American (2-13-00)...Had a great CAA tournament, collecting double figure points in all three games...Earned a spot on the CAA All-Tournament team...Finished sixth in CAA in blocks (1.06)...

High School: A top 30 player in the 1999-2000 recruiting class, Giddens was a member of one of the top 20 best recruiting classes in the nation (along with Howard and A. Spence)...A multi-sport athlete at Nandua High School on the Eastern Shore...A four-year letter winner in both basketball and volleyball and a two-year letter winner in track and field...Averaged 26 points, 16 rebounds, and six blocked shots...Scored a career high of 34 points...A four-time Group AA All-District and All-Region selection for basketball...Named to the All-State team during her senior year...A two-time District and Regional Player of the Year...Member of Nandua's 1,000 point/1,000 rebound club...Collected 1,809 points in her career...A participant in the Nike All-America camp held in Indianapolis...Played on Boo Williams' AAU team with Okeisha Howard...In volleyball, a three-time All-District and All-Region selection...As a senior, won the district high jump and long jump...An honor roll student...

Personal: Born Kimberly Renee Giddens on January 28, 1981...Daughter of Elouise and Larry Giddens...Has a brother Larry Jr. (23) and a sister Larisha (25)...Brother Larry is currently enrolled at Old Dominion...Sister Larisha was a Lady Monarch manager four years ago...A communications major.

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