|3 Sara Potts
Emerging as more of a floor leader after an impressive freshman season ... Healing nicely after corrective foot surgery in April ... Provided a spark from behind the arc for the Wildcats in her first season at Kentucky ... Although a stress reaction in her left foot caused limited action late in the year, the freshman southpaw ranked fifth in the Southeastern Conference in three-point field goals made (50) ... Deadly from behind the arc ... Played in 28 games with 15 starts.
Ranked third on the team in scoring (8.5 ppg) ... Shot 50-of-147 (34.0%) from behind the arc, leading the Cats in three-point shooting percentage ... Ranked fifth in the SEC in three-point field goals made (50) ... Scored in double figures 12 times, including one with 20-plus points ... Hit a career-high four treys four times and drained a three-pointer in 22 of 28 games ... Charted career-highs in points (21), field goals made (9) and field goals attempted (16) at home against No. 9 South Carolina (2/10/02) ... Had 11 points vs. Mississippi State in the first round of the SEC Tournament ... Did not dress in UK's season-opener versus Temple after suffering from a stress reaction in her right foot in preseason practice ... In her third game back scored 11 points against No. 24 North Carolina (11/28/01) ... Made her first start against Western Kentucky (12/8/01) three games later and went on to hit a career-high four three-pointers en route to 14 points ... Because of injury, was moved to a reserve player in mid-season, but returned to the starting lineup against Ole Miss (2/7/02), her first start since the conference opener on Jan. 6.
Ended prep career at Rochester High School as the all-time leading scoring with 1,317 points ... Averaged 25.9 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.3 steals and 3.2 assists per game as a senior ... Also set school records for most three-pointers made in a game (six) and most rebounds in a game (12) ... Named team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... All-State, All-District and All-County as a senior, junior and sophomore ... Voted team co-captain in both her senior and junior seasons.
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Full Name: Sara Potts
Birth date: 3/8/83
Shooting Hand: Left
Parents: Dave and Joan Potts
Hometown: Rochester Hills, Mich.
High School: Rochester High School
AAU Team: Blazers
Year GP-GS MIN FG-FGA PCT 3FG-FGA PCT FT-FTA PCT OFF-DEF TOT/AVG PF-FO A TO BLK ST PTS/AVG
01/02 28-15 673 82-221 .371 50-147 .340 24-33 .727 16-47 63/2.3 47-1 39 52 3 22 238/8.5