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#23 Kyle Gaillard
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Huntersville, N.C.
High School: North Mecklenburg
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Gaillard Photos
Kyle Gaillard
Courtesy: TribeAthletics.com
Release: 06/17/2013
Honors
Team Captain (2012-13, 2013-14)
CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2012-13)
CAA All-Academic First Team (2012-13, 2013-14)
CAA All-Academic Honorable Mention (2011-12)

Career Notes
A two-time CAA All-Academic First Team selection and third overall … W&M’s career leader in games played with 127 … Ranked fifth in program history in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.55), 11th in minutes played (2934), 12th in 3-point percentage (.360), 14th in defensive rebounds (320) and 22nd in 3-pointers made (80).

Senior Season (2013-14)
A team captain for the second straight season … Selected as the Tribe’s Defensive MVP by vote of players and coaches for his consistent play on the defensive end of the court … Named the team’s Arte Award winner for the top GPA among Tribe seniors … Selected CAA All-Academic for the third time in his career … Started 31 of the Tribe’s 32 games, averaging 25.6 minutes per game, which ranked second on the team … Finished the year with averages of 6.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game to go along with eight blocked shots and 18 steals … His 3-point percentage of 37.3 (28-of-75) ranked 23rd on W&M’s single-season list … Was one of a school-record six players to hit 25 or more 3-pointers in a season, finishing with 28 … Shot 46.6 percent (82-of-176) from the field during the year, including a 64.7 percent (11-of-17) in the CAA Tournament … Set the W&M school record for games played with his 127th appearance in the CAA Championship game against Delaware (3/10) … Finished a perfect 5-of-5 from the field, including two 3-pointers, for 12 points in the CAA semifinal win over Towson (3/9) … Held the nation’s top double-double player and two-time CAA Player of the Year Jerrelle Benimon to just five rebounds and blocked a career-high three shots in the victory … Scored eight points in the CAA quarterfinals against Charleston (3/8), including the punctuating dunk in the closing seconds … Tallied 15 points on 6-of-7 from the field and a perfect 3-of-3 from 3-point range in a win over Hofstra (2/26) … Produced back-to-back double-digit scoring games with 11 points vs. Towson (2/15) and 14 against UNCW (2/17) … Hit a trio of 3-pointers in both games … Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds at UNCW (2/5) and at Rutgers (11/23) … Dished out a season-high four assists on five occasions, including the CAA title game with Delaware … Tallied a season-high 15 points in the Tribe’s overtime win at Howard, adding four assists … Registered a career-high three steals in W&M’s win at Rutgers … Ranked fourth on the team in scoring at 7.0 points per game and nearly five rebounds per game during the program’s trip to the Dominican Republic over the summer … W&M’s steals leader at seven … Scored 12 points in the Tribe’s win over the La Romana Pro Select Team to close out the trip … Recorded a game-high four steals in the win over the Dominican U17 National Team.

Redshirt Junior Season (2012-13)
A team captain … Named CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year for men's basketball … A CAA All-Academic First Team Selection … Returned to the W&M lineup after missing all of last season with a leg injury … Started 28 of his 30 appearances and was second on the team with 1008 minutes played (33.6 per game) … Averaged 8.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game, while shooting 54.2 percent (97-of-179) from the field and 36.5 percent (23-of-63) from 3-point range … Ranked 18th in the CAA in rebounding (5.3) and 15th in defensive rebounds (4.1) … According to KenPom.com, ranked No. 39 nationally in effective field goal percentage (60.6) and No. 66 in true shooting percentage (61.7) … Scored in double figures in 15 games … Dished out a career-high seven assists against James Madison (3/2) … Nearly registered double-doubles with 10 points and eight rebounds vs. UNCW (2/13) and 10 points with nine rebounds vs. Georgia State (2/18) … Tallied 13 points and blocked a career-high two shots vs. Hofstra (2/2) … Scored 14 points against Towson (1/26), but turned in an impressive defensive showing, holding Jerrelle Benimon to 12 points and six rebounds on 5-of-12 shooting, including a 1-of-8 second half effort, after he entered the game average a double-double (17 ppg, 11.5 rpg) while shooting 53.2 percent from the field … Came off the bench and scored 13 points to go with a team-high five assists at Northeastern (1/23) … Scored 14 points and led the Tribe with nine rebounds an five assists at Towson (1/9) … Topped W&M with 10 rebounds at Vanderbilt (1/2) … Scored 12 points, including a 2-of-4 effort from 3-point range, to go with a season-high five assists at Purdue (12/29) … Led the Tribe in scoring and just missed his second straight double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds against Salisbury (12/21) … Was perfect from the field (6-of-6) from the second time this season against the Sea Gulls … Registered his first career double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Radford (12/8) … Tied a W&M school record going a perfect 7-of-7 from the field at Richmond (11/28) and became the first player to accomplish the feat since 2004 and only the ninth in program history … Tallied a season-high 16 points against the Spiders … Scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting and a perfect 3-of-3 from the free throw line against Miami (Ohio) (11/21) … Pulled down seven rebounds to go with a three assists at High Point (11/17) … Drew the defensive assignment of HPU’s John Brown, who entered the game averaging 25 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest, and held him to seven point on 2-of-9 shooting and three rebounds before Brown fouled out with five minutes remaining.

Junior Year (2011-12)
Redshirted ... Named to the honorable mention CAA All-Academic Team ... Missed the entire season to injury.

Sophomore Season (2010-11)
Started 18 of 32 games and ranked fifth on the team in scoring at 5.8 points per game ... Added 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game ... Shot 47.5 percent (75-of-158) from the field and 34.8 percent (15-of-46) from 3-point range ...  Broke out for a career-high 25 points on 11-of-14 from the field and 2-of-4 from 3-point range at North Carolina (12/21) ... Scored 10 points in the opening half at UNC, before scoring 15 in the second half ... Had five dunks as well against the Tar Heels ... Notched six points and six rebounds off the bench at Hofstra (2/15)  ... Turned in an all-around performance with seven points, seven rebounds and three assists in the win at James Madison (2/2) ... Finished with 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field, including a perfect 2-of-2 from 3-point range, vs. Hofstra (1/22) ... Pulled down a team-best eight rebounds against the Pride ... Registered a career-high four steals in the win at Towson  (1/19) ... Dished out a career-high six assists and pulled down five rebounds against Drexel  (1/15) ... Played a key roll defensively in helping to limit Drexel’s Chris Fouch to 13 points on 6-of-21 from the floor and 0-of-5 from 3-point range ... Came off the bench for the first time this season and finished with 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting to go along with a team-best eight rebounds, two steals and his first collegiate blocked shot vs. UNCW (1/2) ... Pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds at Longwood (12/29) ... Tallied 11 points for the third time on the season against Shenandoah (12/16) and added five rebounds ... Topped the College with six rebounds in the CAA opener at VCU (12/4) ... Led W&M with 11 points on 4-of-6 from the floor against Western Carolina (11/28) ... Scored in double figures in each of the Tribe’s first two contests of the year against Richmond (11/15) and Virginia (11/ 12) ... In his first collegiate start tallied double figures for the second time in his collegiate career with 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting at Virginia ...Won the dunk contest at the Tribe’s annual Tribal Tip-off with a 360 jam as he cocked the ball to his ankle on his first dunk and the clincher, going between his legs on the second dunk of the event.

Freshman Season (2009-10)
A key reserve, appearing in all 33 games ... Averaged 11.4 minutes per game, 2.8 points and 1.4 rebounds per contest ... Shot 34.2 percent from 3-point range ... Connected on a 3-pointer in 18 minutes of action in the Tribe’s NIT game at North Carolina (3/16) ... Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and finished with six points and three rebounds against Towson (2/24) ... Scored five points and hit a big 3-pointer from the left corner during the Tribe’s second-half comeback at George Mason (2/16) ... Provided valuable bench minutes, scoring six points and pulling down three rebounds in the road win at Hofstra (1/2) ... Led the Tribe with six rebounds and four assists against Vassar (12/19) ... Scored 15 points on 4-of-5 from the floor, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, against Longwood (12/2) ... Led the Tribe bench in scoring on three occasions ... Finished with four points, attacking the basket against Wake Forest (11/28), while adding three rebounds in 17 minutes of action ... Scored eight points at Manhattan (11/21) and connected on a pair of 3-pointers ... Registered two assists against Hampton (11/25) ... Saw the first action of his collegiate career against UConn (11/13) ... In 12 minutes of action, led the Tribe bench with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting and four rebounds ... Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and added a fast break dunk against the Huskies.

Prep
A McDonald’s All-American nominee ... Rated the 96th-best small forward in the country by ESPN.com ... Averaged 18 points per game and scored his 1,000th career point as a team captain during his senior season ... Scored 13 points to help the West to a record 124 points in a victory in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game ... A three-year letterwinner for Duane Lewis at North Mecklenburg ... Helped propel the Vikings to the MECA-7 regular season championship and a North Carolina 4A Sectional Championship as a junior in 2008 ... Tallied a season-high 33 points and knocked down seven 3-pointers in the Vikings victory over Central Cabarrus during his senior season ... As a junior, averaged 17 points per game for one of the top teams in the state of North Carolina, while shooting 43 percent from 3-point range ... Grew four inches between his sophomore and junior years of high school and is listed as a two-star recruit by Scout.com ... As one of the top underclassmen in the state of North Carolina, was invited to participate in the second annual Carolina Challenge in 2008 by national recruiting analyst Dave Telep ... Prior to signing with the Tribe, gained recruiting interest from Penn State, Michigan, Davidson and Winthrop ... During his AAU career, was a part of six different teams that won North Carolina State Championships ... Played for the Carolina Flight 11U-16U and the Charlotte Royals 17U ... A two-year letterwinner as a pitcher on the North Mecklenburg varsity baseball team ... At North Mecklenburg, was a Junior Marshall for the 2008 Graduating Class and was chosen based on his top 50 academic standing in the junior class of 525 students ... Voted homecoming king at North Mecklenburg as a senior.

Personal
The son of Jill and Ted Gaillard ... His father, Ted, played baseball at the University of Delaware from 1977-79 … Earned his degree in business finance.
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