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Laia Conesa - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Laia Conesa

Position Guard
Height 5-11
Class Freshman
Hometown Barcelona, Spain
High School IES Joaquim Blume

2023-24 (Freshman)
Appeared in 18 games for Kansas in her
freshman season…Finished with 18 points, averaging 1.0 per game…Played a career-high 17 minutes against Central Arkansas (Dec. 16), when she went 3-for-4 from the field for six points and collected three assists in the win.

High School
Has competed for the Spanish National Team during the FIBA U16 Women’s European Challengers (2021), FIBA U17 Women’s Basketball World Cup (2022) and the FIBA 3×3 U17 Europe Cup (2022)…Helped Spain to a runner-up, silver medal finish in the U17 World Cup…Scored 11 points on 3-of-3 shooting from 3-point range in the finals against Team USA…Was the No. 2 scorer in the FIBA 3×3 U17 Europe Cup in September 2022, earning a spot on the ‘Team of the Tournament’…Averaged 17.2 points per game in the Europe Cup as she led Spain to the silver medal…Helped her team to a 5-0 record during the European Challengers event…Plays at one of Spain’s top basketball academies, Segle XXI, which competes in Liga Femenina 2, Spain’s second-tier women’s basketball league…Committed to Kansas in April 2022…Chose KU over from Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Washington State and others.

Daughter of David Conesa and Ivette Calvet…Has two younger siblings: brother, Marc, and sister, Berta.

Women's Basketball 🏀 Jayhawks Sign Highly Touted Duo on National Signing Day

Head Coach Brandon Schneider has announced the addition of two student-athletes to the Kansas Women’s Basketball program as guards Laia Conesa and S’Mya Nichols signed with the Jayhawks on the first day of the early signing period.