24 Kale Catchings
24 - Kale Catchings
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Fr
Hometown: O'Fallon, Mo.
High School: Liberty
Position: F

Career Highs
Points
16, at Yale 2/23/19
FG
5, twice
FGA
9, twice
3FG 2, vs. Princeton 3/2/19
3FGA
3, twice
FT 
5, at Yale 2/23/19
FTA 
5, twice
Rebounds 
9, vs. Penn 3/16/19
Assists 
3, at Columbia 3/9/19
Blocks
1, at Yale 2/23/19
Steals
3, at Yale 2/23/19
Minutes 
31, at Yale 2/23/19

First-Year (2018-19):
Appeared in 16 games with six starts … Averaged 3.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.6 steals per game … Scored four points against George Washington (Dec. 22) … Tallied seven points at Brown (Feb. 22) … Scored a career-high 16 points with four rebounds and three steals in first-career start at Yale (Feb. 23) … Had 12 points and five rebounds against Princeton (March 2) … Tallied eight points and nine rebounds in the Ivy League semifinal against Penn (March 16) … Helped Harvard to its second-straight Ivy League Championship, its seventh in nine seasons, and a berth in the NIT for the second-consecutive season.

Before Harvard
One-year starter for Liberty, previously a three-year starter at Christian Brothers College HS … Played for Bradley Beal Elite (formerly St. Louis Eagles) on Nike EYBL circuit … HS team captain in 2016-17 and 2017-18 … Two-time all-state and all-district honoree in 2017 and 2018 … All-MCC in 2016 and 2017, All-GAC in 2018 … GAC Central Player of the Year in 2018 … Holds Liberty career record for points per game, as well as season records for total points, field goals made, free throws made and rebounds … Valedictorian at Liberty … Aunt, Tamika Catchings, was a four-time Olympic gold medalist in basketball, and a WNBA MVP and champion … Grandfather, Harvey Catchings, played in the NBA for 11 seasons.

Kale Catchings with Claudine Gay, the newly appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for Harvard College. Gay is also the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government and of African and African American Studies and is the founding chair of Harvard’s Inequality in America Initiative. Kale and Dean Gay spoke about Kale's upbringing in Saint Louis, and about balancing academic and athletic pursuits at Harvard. Dean Gay expressed her excitement to visit some games in the future!

Recent Games
Mar 8 at Cornell L, 72-59
Mar 9 at Columbia W, 83-81
Mar 16 vs. Penn W, 66-58
Mar 17 vs. Yale L, 97-85
Mar 20 at Georgetown W, 71-68
Mar 24 at NC State L, 78-77
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 9
Games started 6 4
Minutes 202 136
Minutes per game 12.6 15.1
FG 20-46 16-31
FG Pct 43.5 51.6
3PT 6-15 4-8
3PT Pct 40.0 50.0
FT 14-20 6-7
FT Pct 70.0 85.7
Off rebounds 12 9
Def rebounds 24 15
Total rebounds 36 24
Rebounds per game 2.3 2.7
Personal fouls 33 21
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 7 6
Turnovers 9 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.8
Steals 10 8
Blocks 1 1
Points 60 42
Points per game 3.8 4.7
Points per 40 min 11.9 12.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 13 Crimson Madness   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 MIT W, 78-66 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 9 Northeastern L, 81-71 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 at Massachusetts W, 74-71 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Rhode Island L, 76-74 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at San Francisco L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at St. Mary's (Cal.) W, 74-68 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 Holy Cross W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Siena L, 67-64 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Vermont L, 71-65 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 George Washington W, 75-61 - 6 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 29 vs. Mercer W, 71-67 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at No. 15/15 North Carolina L, 77-57 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 6 McGill   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Dartmouth L, 81-63 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Howard W, 84-71 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Dartmouth W, 64-59 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Yale W, 65-49 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Brown W, 68-47 - 3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 8 Columbia W, 98-96 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Cornell L, 67-61 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 15 at Princeton W, 78-69 - 0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 16 at Penn W, 75-68 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Brown L, 88-79 - 11 3-3 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 23 at Yale W, 88-86 1 31 5-9 55.6 1-2 50.0 5-5 100.0 16
Mar 1 Penn W, 59-53 1 20 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 2 Princeton W, 66-58 - 25 5-8 62.5 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 12
Mar 8 at Cornell L, 72-59 1 15 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Mar 9 at Columbia W, 83-81 1 27 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 16 vs. Penn W, 66-58 1 26 2-9 22.2 1-3 33.3 3-5 60.0 8
Mar 17 vs. Yale L, 97-85 1 16 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 2-4 50.0 5
Mar 20 at Georgetown W, 71-68 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 24 at NC State L, 78-77 - 7 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 13 Crimson Madness   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 MIT W, 78-66 - 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 9 Northeastern L, 81-71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 at Massachusetts W, 74-71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Rhode Island L, 76-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at San Francisco L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 at St. Mary's (Cal.) W, 74-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 Holy Cross W, 73-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 1 at Siena L, 67-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Vermont L, 71-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 22 George Washington W, 75-61 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 29 vs. Mercer W, 71-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 at No. 15/15 North Carolina L, 77-57 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 6 McGill   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 12 at Dartmouth L, 81-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at Howard W, 84-71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Dartmouth W, 64-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Yale W, 65-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Brown W, 68-47 - 3 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 8 Columbia W, 98-96 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Cornell L, 67-61 - 4 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Feb 15 at Princeton W, 78-69 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 16 at Penn W, 75-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Brown L, 88-79 - 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 23 at Yale W, 88-86 1 31 3 1 4 2 0 - 3 1 3 0
Mar 1 Penn W, 59-53 1 20 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Mar 2 Princeton W, 66-58 - 25 2 3 5 0 0 - 2 0 3 0
Mar 8 at Cornell L, 72-59 1 15 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Mar 9 at Columbia W, 83-81 1 27 0 2 2 3 3 1.0 1 0 2 -
Mar 16 vs. Penn W, 66-58 1 26 2 7 9 0 1 0.0 2 0 4 -
Mar 17 vs. Yale L, 97-85 1 16 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Mar 20 at Georgetown W, 71-68 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 24 at NC State L, 78-77 - 7 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 16 6 12.6 1.2-2.9 43.5 0.4-0.9 40.0 0.9-1.2 70.0 3.8
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 16 6 12.6 1.2-2.9 43.5 0.4-0.9 40.0 0.9-1.2 70.0 3.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 16 6 202 20-46 43.5 6-15 40.0 14-20 70.0 60
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 16 6 202 20-46 43.5 6-15 40.0 14-20 70.0 60
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 16 6 12.6 4.0-9.1 43.5 1.2-3.0 40.0 2.8-4.0 70.0 11.9
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 16 6 12.6 4.0-9.1 43.5 1.2-3.0 40.0 2.8-4.0 70.0 11.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 16 6 12.6 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.1 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 16 6 12.6 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.1 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 16 6 202 12 24 36 33 1 7 9 0.8 10 1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 16 6 202 12 24 36 33 1 7 9 0.8 10 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 16 6 12.6 2.4 4.8 7.1 6.5 0.2 1.4 1.8 0.8 2.0 0.2
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 16 6 12.6 2.4 4.8 7.1 6.5 0.2 1.4 1.8 0.8 2.0 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 6 12.6 1.2-2.9 43.5 0.4-0.9 40.0 0.9-1.2 70.0 3.8
Conference 9 4 15.1 1.8-3.4 51.6 0.4-0.9 50.0 0.7-0.8 85.7 4.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 1 9.8 1.2-2.0 58.3 0.3-0.5 66.7 0.5-0.7 75.0 3.2
Away 8 3 12.6 1.2-2.8 45.5 0.2-0.9 28.6 0.8-0.9 85.7 3.5
Neutral 2 2 21.0 1.5-6.0 25.0 1.0-2.5 40.0 2.5-4.5 55.6 6.5
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Wins 10 4 14.5 1.4-3.3 42.4 0.4-1.0 40.0 1.1-1.4 78.6 4.3
Losses 6 2 9.5 1.0-2.2 46.2 0.3-0.8 40.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 2.8
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November 1 - 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0
December 1 - 6.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.0 100.0 4.0
January 1 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
February 5 1 9.8 1.6-2.6 61.5 0.4-0.6 66.7 1.0-1.0 100.0 4.6
March 8 5 17.8 1.4-4.0 34.4 0.5-1.5 33.3 0.8-1.4 54.5 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 6 202 20-46 43.5 6-15 40.0 14-20 70.0 60
Conference 9 4 136 16-31 51.6 4-8 50.0 6-7 85.7 42
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 6 1 59 7-12 58.3 2-3 66.7 3-4 75.0 19
Away 8 3 101 10-22 45.5 2-7 28.6 6-7 85.7 28
Neutral 2 2 42 3-12 25.0 2-5 40.0 5-9 55.6 13
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Wins 10 4 145 14-33 42.4 4-10 40.0 11-14 78.6 43
Losses 6 2 57 6-13 46.2 2-5 40.0 3-6 50.0 17
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November 1 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
December 1 - 6 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
January 1 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
February 5 1 49 8-13 61.5 2-3 66.7 5-5 100.0 23
March 8 5 142 11-32 34.4 4-12 33.3 6-11 54.5 32
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 6 12.6 4.0-9.1 43.5 1.2-3.0 40.0 2.8-4.0 70.0 11.9
Conference 9 4 15.1 4.7-9.1 51.6 1.2-2.4 50.0 1.8-2.1 85.7 12.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 1 9.8 4.7-8.1 58.3 1.4-2.0 66.7 2.0-2.7 75.0 12.9
Away 8 3 12.6 4.0-8.7 45.5 0.8-2.8 28.6 2.4-2.8 85.7 11.1
Neutral 2 2 21.0 2.9-11.4 25.0 1.9-4.8 40.0 4.8-8.6 55.6 12.4
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Wins 10 4 14.5 3.9-9.1 42.4 1.1-2.8 40.0 3.0-3.9 78.6 11.9
Losses 6 2 9.5 4.2-9.1 46.2 1.4-3.5 40.0 2.1-4.2 50.0 11.9
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November 1 - 1.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 40.0-80.0 50.0 40.0
December 1 - 6.0 6.7-6.7 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.3-13.3 100.0 26.7
January 1 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
February 5 1 9.8 6.5-10.6 61.5 1.6-2.4 66.7 4.1-4.1 100.0 18.8
March 8 5 17.8 3.1-9.0 34.4 1.1-3.4 33.3 1.7-3.1 54.5 9.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 6 12.6 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.1 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.1
Conference 9 4 15.1 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.3 0.1 0.7 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 1 9.8 0.5 1.7 2.2 1.2 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.0
Away 8 3 12.6 0.8 0.8 1.5 2.3 0.1 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.1
Neutral 2 2 21.0 1.5 4.0 5.5 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 10 4 14.5 0.8 1.9 2.7 1.7 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.1
Losses 6 2 9.5 0.7 0.8 1.5 2.7 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
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November 1 - 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
December 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
January 1 - 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
February 5 1 9.8 0.6 0.8 1.4 1.8 0.2 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.6 0.2
March 8 5 17.8 1.1 2.5 3.6 2.8 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 6 202 12 24 36 33 1 7 9 0.8 10 1
Conference 9 4 136 9 15 24 21 1 6 8 0.8 8 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 1 59 3 10 13 7 0 2 3 0.7 4 0
Away 8 3 101 6 6 12 18 1 5 5 1.0 4 1
Neutral 2 2 42 3 8 11 8 0 0 1 0.0 2 0
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Wins 10 4 145 8 19 27 17 0 7 6 1.2 10 1
Losses 6 2 57 4 5 9 16 1 0 3 0.0 0 0
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November 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0
December 1 - 6 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0
January 1 - 4 0 0 0 2 - 0 0 - 0 0
February 5 1 49 3 4 7 9 1 2 2 1.0 3 1
March 8 5 142 9 20 29 22 0 4 7 0.6 7 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 6 12.6 2.4 4.8 7.1 6.5 0.2 1.4 1.8 0.8 2.0 0.2
Conference 9 4 15.1 2.6 4.4 7.1 6.2 0.3 1.8 2.4 0.8 2.4 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 1 9.8 2.0 6.8 8.8 4.7 0.0 1.4 2.0 0.7 2.7 0.0
Away 8 3 12.6 2.4 2.4 4.8 7.1 0.4 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.6 0.4
Neutral 2 2 21.0 2.9 7.6 10.5 7.6 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.9 0.0
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Wins 10 4 14.5 2.2 5.2 7.4 4.7 0.0 1.9 1.7 1.2 2.8 0.3
Losses 6 2 9.5 2.8 3.5 6.3 11.2 0.7 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
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November 1 - 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 40.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
December 1 - 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
January 1 - 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
February 5 1 9.8 2.4 3.3 5.7 7.3 0.8 1.6 1.6 1.0 2.4 0.8
March 8 5 17.8 2.5 5.6 8.2 6.2 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.6 2.0 0.0