Women's Basketball

00  Carly Ormerod
Carly Ormerod


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Sacred Heart Academy



  • Four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection (2006-Freshman Team, 2007, 2008 and 2009)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2005-06)
  • Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 12, 2005 and Feb. 13, 2006)
  • President of SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee) (2007-08)
  • Frank Ham Society of Character (2008)
  • Catspy's Miss Wildcat Award (2009)
  • Carly Ormerod General
    Starting point guard for the Wildcats in 89 of 106 career games ... Graduated in May 2008 with a degree in biology - an entire year early ... Working on second major in human nutrition with plans to enroll in a physician's assistant school after basketball ... Holds career averages of8.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and2.96 assists per game ... Ranks ninth on UK's career assists per game (2.962) list ... Registered 862 points and 314 assists ... Totaled 101 career three-pointers, moving her into sole possession of No. 8 on UK's career list ... Ranks seventh on UK's career charts in three-point field goals attempted (315) ... Team's sixth-leading scorer as as senior (5.8 ppg).

    2008-09 (Senior)
    Was the starting point guard in18 of 25 games played... Sat out 16 games last season and missed seven straight games in December with sesamoiditis in her left foot ... Returned to action against N.C. A&T (1/1/09) and then started against Florida (1/29/09), her first starting assignment since Dec. 2 vs. Xavier ... Finished with 11 points in her final game as a Wildcat vs. Wisconsin in the second round of the WNIT ... Played a season-high 40 minutes in the game ... Dished out a season-high eight assists against South Carolina (3/1/09) ... Charted just her second career and first points/rebounds double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, including a career high-tying seven defensive rebounds against Georgia (2/26/09) ... Led the Wildcats in scoring with a game- and season-high 19 points against Florida (1/29/09) ... Also hit a career-high 11-of-14 from the free-throw line ... Prior to her reaggravated injury in December, averaged 8.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in a team-high 34.5 minutes per game ... Named MVP of Courtyard LaGuardia Turkey Classic after scoring 17 points vs. Yale and charting seven points, five rebounds and two steals against Long Island ... Four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Graduated in May 2008 with a degree in biology - an entire year early ... Working on second major in human nutrition with plans to enroll in a physician's assistant school ... SEC Good Works Team member (2007).

    2007-08 (Junior)
    Started in seven of 16 games played ... Averaged 5.3 points per game ... Missed 17 games due to injury ... Returned to action against Alabama late in the season (2/17/08) to score eight points in just 17 minutes ... Pulled down a season-high five defensive rebounds against Arkansas (2/24/08) ... Scored a season-high 11 points vs. South Carolina in UK's regular-season finale ... Named to the Frank Ham Society of Character by UK Athletics in 2008, which is given to UK student-athlete for exceptional commitment to academic excellence, athletic participation, and personal development, being a role model, and career preparation ... It is the highest honor the UK Athletic Department bestows on its student-athletes ... Elected president of the SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee).

    2006-07 (Sophomore)
    Started 33 of 34 games at point guard ... Led the team in both assists (122) and steals (41) ... Ranked ninth in the SEC in assists with 3.59 dishes per game ... First sophomore to lead the team in steals since Stacey Reed in 1992-93 ... Also ranked 29th in the SEC and third on the team in scoring with 9.9 ppg ... Was 13th in the league in minutes played, averaging 30.44 mpg ... Played 40 or more minutes in three games ... Saw 35 or more minutes of action in seven contests ... Was adept at taking care of the basketball, ranking seventh in the league with a 1.49 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Charted five games without a turnover and nine games with one miscue or fewer ... Scored in double figures 18 times ... Connected on a season-high seven three-point plays ... A strong defensive player, drawing a squad-best 11 charges ... Became just the eighth person in school history to record a points-assists double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Ball State (3/19/07) ... Registered a career-high 23 points against Arkansas (2/18/07) ... Connected on a driving, game-tying lay-up against No. 11 Georgia (2/15/07) to send the game into overtime ... Had 13 points against the Lady Bulldogs ... Had a career-high eight rebounds vs. South Carolina in the conference opener (1/4/07) ... Posted back-to-back games with seven or more assists against Old Dominion and Delaware ... A preseason second-team All-SEC selection by the media.

    2005-06 (Freshman)
    Started all 31 games at point guard... Led the team in assists with 3.26 dishes per game, which ranked 11th in the SEC ... One of just four freshman in UK history to lead the Cats in assists in a single season (101) and just the fourth rookie to dish out over 100 assists in a season ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 9.6 ppg ... The only freshman in the conference to rank in the top 30 in scoring and in the top 15 in assists ... Heads-up defensive player, drawing a team-high nine charges ... The team's second-leading point producer in SEC games with an impressive 11.2 ppg clip ... Averaged a squad-best 30.4 minutes per game ... A prolific three-point shooter, connecting on 41.5 percent (49-of-118) of her shots from long range, ranking sixth in the SEC ... Ranks third on UK's all-time single-season three-point field goal percentage list and holds the UK record for three-point field goal percentage by a freshman ... Scored in double figures in 12 games, including a then-career-high 19 points at No. 23/24 Vanderbilt (2/23/06) ... Shot 50 percent or better from the field in 13 games ... Led the Wildcats with a team-high 15 points vs. No. 16/17 Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Played a then-career-high 40 minutes vs. Florida (2/5/06) ... Tied career-highs in rebounds and assists at No. 24 Florida (1/12/06) with seven boards and seven dishes ... Led Kentucky with a team-high 14 points, including a perfect 4-for-4 from long range vs. No. 3 LSU (12/18/05) ... Recorded 17 points, brought down five rebounds, dished out four assists and did not commit a turnover in her collegiate debut vs. IUPUI (11/18/05) ... Her 17 points in her collegiate debut was the fourth-best game performance in a freshman debut ... Twice earned the SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 12 & Feb. 13).

    High School
    Ranked as one of the Top 100 seniors by the Blue Star Index Recruiting service... 2005 Kentucky Miss Basketball... Holds the distinction of being the only player to be named Most Valuable Player at the state tournament as a freshman, and the only player to be named MVP twice in her career (she also was named MVP as a junior)... Averaged 16.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.0 steals, 3.7 assists as a senior for Sacred Heart... Won three consecutive state championships from 2002 through 2004... In her four-year career, scored 1,798 points and is the school's all-time assists leader with 534... Led the Valkyries to an impressive 135-7 record during her prep career... Street & Smith's basketball magazine named Ormerod an honorable mention All-American two consecutive years (2003, 2004)... Named first team All-State by Louisville Courier-Journal (2003, 2004, 2005), the Lexington Herald-Leader (2003, 2004, 2005) and The Associated Press (2003, 2004, 2005)... Also was named to the Student Sports All-America team as a sophomore and junior... Participated in Nike All-America camp last season... Scored team high 23 points in 29 minutes for the Kentucky All-Stars in a 72-67 victory over the Indiana All-Stars in the first game of the annual All-Star series... Averaged 15.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in two-game series... Chose Kentucky over Western Kentucky ... Volunteered over 150 hours of community service ... Also a four-year letter winner in field hockey ... Member of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Student Council Representative, and Ambassadors.

    The Cats' Cause
    Helped organize a food drive to benefit God's Pantry ... Played Bingo at Kentucky Children's Hospital ... Guest visitor at Veteran's Hospital ... American Cancer Society Relay For Life ... Participated in Cats Cultivating Character, where student-athletes teach character lessons once a month to third grade students at a local elementary school ... Coordinated UK Athletics' Canned Food Drive ... Played bingo at UK Hospital ... Volunteer at a local elementary school's Jog- A-Thon.

    Cat Scratches
    Name: Carly Ormerod
    Nickname: Los
    Date and place of birth: July 17, 1987/Louisville, Ky.
    Parent(s) Names: Mike and Missy Ormerod
    Siblings: Patrick (22), Logan (14)
    Major: Biology
    Contemplated Profession: Doctor
    High School and Coach: Sacred Heart Academy/Donna Moir
    Shooting Hand: Right

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