Club: Melbourne Boomers
Position: Small Forward
Tall Ferns Debut: 2018
Junior Association: Waikato
High School: Endeavour Sports HS, Sydney
Karaitiana played all 5 games at the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup in Jordan.
At the 2018 William Jones Cup she was named Tournament MVP after averaging 22 points per game.
Scored a team high 17 points against China at 2019 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Auckland.
Played four years at the University of Hawaii making 121 appearances for the Rainbow Wahine. Was named to the Big West Conference All-Freshman team in 2013. In 2016 was MVP at the Big West Tournament where Hawaii were crowned Conference Champions. Finished her career with 1,167 points and led Hawaii in 3-pointers made for three straight seasons.
Has played Australian WNBL for Sydney University Flames, Bendigo Spirit and most recently Melbourne Boomers (2020-21).
Photo: Masanori Udagawa