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4  Sarah Elliott
Sarah Elliott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McKee, Ky.

High School:
Jackson County

Height:
6-6

Position:
Center


  • All-SEC Second Team - SEC, The Associated Press (2006-07)
  • All-SEC Honorable Mention - The Associated Press (2005-06)
  • Odwalla Classic All-Tournament Team (2006)
  • Wells Fargo New Year's Classic All-Tournament Team (2006)
  • MVP Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic (2005)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2004-05)

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General
Has played in 99 career games with 70 starts ... Kentucky's go-to player in the middle ... Possesses a nice touch around the basket and is a potent shot blocker ... The 26th member of UK's 1,000-point club with 1,161 career points to rank 18th on the all-time scoring list ... Second on UK's all-time blocks list with 139 ... Tallest member of the team ... One of only three 6-6 players ever to play at Kentucky (Lisa Ellis and Melanie Warren also were 6-6).

2006-07 (Junior)
A second-team All-SEC selection by both the league and The Associated Press ... Played in all 34 games with 33 starts ... Was the team's leading scorer, averaging 13.5 ppg, which ranked 10th in the SEC ... Averaged 14.0 ppg in league contests ... Also led the team in blocks with 50 and was second in rebounds with 7.0 rpg ... Was sixth in the SEC in blocks and 11th in rebounding ... Showed keen shot selection, leading the team with a .559 field goal percentage from the floor, the league's fourth-best mark ... Tallied 26 double-figure scoring games, including registering double-figure point totals in 10 of the team's last 11 games ... Scored in double-figures in 10 of the team's 14 league contests, including the last six consecutive ... Had a stretch of 17 consecutive games in which she scored in double figures spanning three months during the season ... Eclipsed the 20-point plateau four times, including a career-high 26 points vs. Delaware (11/24/06) ... Led the team in rebounding eight times ... Brought down four or more rebounds in all but five games ... Had five double-doubles during her junior campaign ... Scored 14 of her team-high 18 points in the second half to help the Wildcats advance past Ball State in the second round of the WNIT (3/19/07) ... Had 17 points, including 15 in the second half, to complement seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament (3/1/07) ... Played a career-high 41 minutes vs. No. 11 Georgia (2/15/07) ... Scored a squad-best 18 points, including 16 in the second half, at No. 7/8 Ohio State (1/6/07) ... Named to the All-Classic Team of the Wells Fargo New Year's Classic, averaging 16.0 ppg and 4.0 rpg during the two-game stretch ... Posted double-doubles in back-to-back games against Delaware and Southern Illinois with 26 points and 12 rebounds against the Blue Hens (11/24/06) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team of the Odwalla Classic.

2005-06 (Sophomore)

Saw action in all 31 games with 26 starts ... Team's second-leading scorer with 11.2 ppg ... Scored in double figures 17 times with one double-double ... Ranked third in rebounding, pulling down 5.9 rpg ... Pulled down at least three rebounds in all but two games ... Led the team in blocks with 40, which ranks as the sixth-best single-season blocks mark in school history ... Tied the Kentucky school record for blocked shots in a game with six against North Carolina A&T (12/6/05) ... Finished the season tied for seventh in the SEC in blocked shots with 1.29 swats per game ... Her blocks-per-game mark ranks seventh all-time for a single season at UK ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 21 games ... Ranked eighth in the SEC in field-goal percentage, shooting 54.6 percent ... Came up big in postseason action, averaging a team-high 15.0 ppg and 8.5 rpg in two NCAA Tournament games ... Scored 20 or more points in three of UK's last five contests, including a season-high 22 points vs. Chattanooga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (3/18/06) ... Also posted a team-high 20 points vs. No. 23 Florida in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament (3/3/06) and vs. Alabama on Senior Day in Rupp Arena (2/26/06) ... Brought down a career-high 13 rebounds to complement 15 points in a road win at Ole Miss (1/22/06) ... Tallied 17 points at Detroit in 33 minutes of action (12/10/05) ... Named the Most Valuable Player of the Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic after averaging 15.0 ppg and 6.0 rpg during the two-day event.

2004-05 (Freshman)
Became Kentucky's dominant force in the paint late in the season, playing in all 34 games with 11 starts, including the last seven games ... Team's third leading scorer with 10.4 ppg ... Second-leading rebounder with 5.4 rpg ... Broke the school record for most blocks by a freshman in a single season with 49 ... Climbed to No. 2 on UK's all-time list for blocks in a single season ... Also broke the freshman school record for field-goal percentage, shooting a team-high 55.8 percent from the field ... Shot better than 70 percent from the field in seven games ... Came up big for the team in postseason action, averaging a team-high 6.8 rpg and 2.0 bpg in four WNIT games ... Swatted a career-high five blocks vs. West Virginia in the WNIT semifinal game, one block shy of the individual school record for blocks in a game ... Also pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds vs. the Mountaineers ... Named the SEC's Player of the Week for Jan. 17, helping the Wildcats defeat nationally-ranked Georgia by scoring a team-best 15 points ... It was the first time in UK history that a freshman received the SEC honor ... Tallied four 20-plus point performances ... Second on the team in field goals made with 149 ... Led the Cats in scoring eight times, including a career-high 24 points vs. Nicholls State in Rupp Arena ... Charted two double-doubles (Nicholls State and West Virginia) ... Led the Wildcats with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting and 4-for-4 from the free-throw line in UK's win over Wake Forest (12/30/04).

High School
Totaled an impressive 2,731 points, 1,843 rebounds and 821 blocks during her career at Jackson County High School ... In her four seasons at JCHS, the Lady Generals went 126-18 and were the State Runners-up in 2002 ... She averaged 25.1 points and was the third-highest scorer in the state, hitting a state-best 73.2 percent of her shots as a senior ... She also was the state's top rebounder with an impressive 15.4 rebounds a game ... Set state records for blocked shots in a game with 19 ... Also set state records in career rebounds (1,843) and career blocks (821) ... Recorded 198 assists and 141 steals in her career ... Three-time Region Player of the Year (2002, 2003, 2004), Three-time Street & Smith's basketball magazine honorable-mention All-American (2001, 2002, 2003) ... Three-time Lexington Herald-Leader All-State selection ... Named to the Courier-Journal All-State first team three straight seasons (2002, 2003, 2004) ... USA Today Sophomore All-America, USA Youth Development Festival South Team, adidas Top Ten Camp Underclass All-Star (2001, 2002), adidas Top Ten Camp Upperclass All-Star, Orlando Sentinel All-South honorable mention (2002, 2003, 2004), The Associated Press All-State first team selection (2003) ... All-State Honorable Mention (2001), State Class A Most Valuable Player (2003) ... Posted 14 points, 11 rebounds and eight blocks in the adidas game in Knoxville ... adidas/EA Sports Superstar ... Member of the Kentucky All-Star team as a senior ... Junior averages were 20.5 points and 12.5 rebounds a game, helping lead the Lady Generals to their fourth consecutive 13th Region title in 2003 ... Chose UK over Purdue and Notre Dame.

Cat Scratches

Name: Sarah Elliott
Nickname: Big E or "E"
Date of birth: Aug. 2, 1985
Parents Names: Mike and Janet
Siblings: Patrick (19)
Major: Family Studies
High School and Coach: Jackson County HS/Greg Parrett
Shooting Hand: Right

Career Stats

                            Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2004-05   34-11   674/19.8  149-267  .558    0-0    .000   56-83   .675  63-122  185  5.4  95-3   13  70  49  11  354/10.4
2005-06   31-26   712/23.0  149-273  .546    0-1    .000   49-73   .671  74-109  183  5.9  83-2   34  53  40  13  347/11.2
2006-07   34-33   861/25.3  208-372  .559    0-0    .000   44-69   .638  81-156  237  7.0  90-1   26  57  50  10  460/13.5
TOTAL     99-70  2247/22.7  506-912  .555    0-1    .000   149-225 .662 218-387  605  6.1  268-6  73 180  139 34  1161/11.7
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