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Kamilla Cardoso

  • position Center
  • height 6-7
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Montes Claros, Brazil
  • Previous School Syracuse
  • High school Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Tenn.)
  • position Center
  • height 6-7
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Montes Claros, Brazil
  • Previous School Syracuse
  • High school Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Tenn.)

Kamilla Cardoso Bio

Awards
Freshman Year (2020-21 at Syracuse)

ACC co-Defensive Player of the Year
ACC Freshman of the Year
All-ACC First Team
ACC All-Defensive Team
ACC All-Freshman Team

High School
McDonald’s All-America (2020)
WBCA All-America (2020)
Jordan Brand Classic (2020)

International (Brazil)
2021 FIBA AmeriCup, bronze medal

Freshman Year at Syracuse (2020-21)

  • Became the first in program history to earn ACC Freshman of the Year honors, adding league co-Defensive Player of the Year and All-ACC First Team honors to her resume as well
  • Ranked 16th in the ACC in scoring (13.6), ninth in rebounding (8.0), second in field goal percentage (.576) and led the team in blocks per game (2.7)
  • Posted five double-doubles and 20 double-digit scoring games, including three 20-point outings
  • Helped team to NCAA Tournament second round and a fourth-place finish in the ACC
  • Scored the game winner on a putback against Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal

High School

  • Ranked the No. 1 center and No. 5 overall player in the Class of 2020
  • Earned McDonald’s All-America stats after averaging 24.1 points, 15.8 rebounds and 9.2 blocks as a senior
  • Played four seasons at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn., after moving to the U.S. when she was 15 years old

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