Women's Basketball

12  Jelleah Sidney
Jelleah  Sidney


Queens Village, N.Y.

High School:
Saint Michael Academy

Last College:
Chipola JC





63 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate

Commencement Ceremonies Saturday at Rupp Arena


Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

65 UK student-athletes earn spots on honor roll


UK Hoops Meets Dayton in NCAA Tournament Second Round

Wildcats looking for school-record fourth-straight Sweet 16 berth on Sunday


Kentucky-Tennessee State Postgame Notes

Kentucky 97, Tennessee State 52


Kentucky-Mississippi State Postgame Notes

Kentucky 76, Mississippi State 67


Hoops vs. Dayton, NCAA Tournament, 032215

UK Hoops falls to Dayton 99-94 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Memorial Coliseum.


Women's Basketball vs. Dayton (USATSI)

Women's Basketball falls to Dayton in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)


Hoops vs. Tennessee State, NCAA Tournament, 032015

UK Hoops defeats Tennessee State 97-52 on Friday, March 20, 2015 at Memorial Coliseum in the NCAA Tournament.


Hoops vs. Tennessee, SECT Semifinals, 030715

The UK women's basketball team falls to Tennessee 75-64 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament


Hoops vs. Mississippi State, SECT, 030615

UK Hoops defeats Mississippi State 76-67 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament

Jelleah SidneyGeneral
Very strong and tenacious post player ... Saw action in all 35 of UK's in her second season as a Wildcat ... Transferred to Kentucky after one season at Chipola Junior College, where she led the team in scoring (11.8 ppg) and was second on the squad in rebounds (8.3 rpg) and steals (2.0 spg) ... Chose UK over Syracuse ... Majoring in social work ... Was high school teammates with current Wildcat, Jennifer O'Neill at now defunct St. Michael Academy in New York City.

2014-15 (Senior)
Named to the SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll … Graduated in May with a degree in social work … Played in 21 games with 13 starting assignments, including her final six games … Missed 13 games with soreness in both knees and returned to action vs. Florida on Jan. 15 … Over the final 14 games, she totaled 64 rebounds in 277 minutes of play, an outstanding ratio … Collected a career-high five assists and five steals in UK’s win over Tennessee State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Her five steals tied UK’s NCAA Tournament record with Victoria Dunlap vs. Liberty (3/20/2010) … Netted a career-high tying nine points vs. Dayton the NCAA Tournament second round … Had a career-high 13 rebounds in double overtime win vs. No. 13 Mississippi State (2/12/15) in a new career-high 27 minutes on the floor.

2013-14 (Junior)
Played in all 35 games for UK, while making two starting assignments... Averaged 3.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game... Tied for second on the team in steals with 41 despite averaging just 10.6 minutes per game... Third on the team in blocks with 25... Finished with six points, eight rebounds and a career-high tying three assists vs. Wright State (3/22)... Came off the bench and played a career-high tying 20 minutes at Texas A&M (2/23) en route to seven points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks... Made her first career start vs. Arkansas (1/26) and finished with five points, four boards and two blocks... Recorded a career-high nine rebounds and three blocks in 16 minutes of action vs. ETSU (12/15)... Scored a career-best nine points vs. Bradley (11/27/13) in 11 minutes of action... Charted a career-high four steals vs. Lipscomb (11/21/13).

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 22 of UK's 36 games ... Despite averaging just 1.7 points, 0.9 rebounds and 4.0 minutes per game prior to the NCAA Tournament, she became a key post player off the bench for the Wildcats ... Saw action in all four tournament games, averaging 2.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 13.8 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 20 minutes in UK's Sweet 16 victory over Delaware ... Grabbed a personal-best four rebounds and played terrific defense against the Blue Hens' All-American Elena Delle Donne ... Saw 55 minutes of action in three NCAA Tournament games after playing a total of 72 minutes throughout the entire regular season ... Scored five points and knocked down a triple in the Elite Eight game vs. top-seeded UConn ... Scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in the Wildcats' second round NCAA Tournament vicory over Dayton (3/26) ... Scored a career-high six points twice during non-conference play (USC Upstate and Alcorn State).

2011-12 (Freshman) (Chipola Junior College)
Led the Lady Indians in scoring with 11.8 points per game ... Team's second-leading rebounder with 8.3 rebounds per game ... Grabbed 46 steals, ranking second on the team in steals per game with 2.0 ... Named to the 2012 Women's Basketball Coaches' All-Panhandle Conference First Team.

High School
Spent her prep career at now defunct St. Michael Academy in New York City, N.Y., where she was teammates with current Wildcat Jennifer O'Neill ... Led St. Michael Academy to a Class AA state championship title and a 24-3 overall record in her junior season ... In the spring of 2009, she competed with her club team, Exodus, in Russia, where the team played a pair of matches against the U-17 Russian national team ... Rated as one of the nation's top 100 high school players by Blue Star Basketball, All-Star Girls Report and Collegiate Girl's Basketball Report.

The Cats' Cause
Volunteered to pack and deliver food for God's Pantry BackPack program ... Southern Hills 5K celebrity race starter ... Volunteered to pack bags for the Joplin, Mo., tornado victims ... Serves as a mentor at a Day Treatment Center for children.

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