Women's Basketball

4  Keyla Snowden
Keyla Snowden


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Last College:





Mitchell Signs New Contract Extension Through 2019

Two-time SEC Coach of the Year has been rewarded a new seven-year contract worth approximately $7.95 million


2011-12 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll Announced

43 UK Student-Athletes make honor roll


2012 CATSPY Awards Presented

Men's and women's basketball earn co-teams of the year honors


Kentucky-Connecticut Postgame Notes

Connecticut 80, Kentucky 65


UK Hoops Meets Top-Seeded UConn in Elite Eight

Cats looking for first trip to the Final Four in school history


2011-12 Hoops Season Highlights

2011-12 Hoops Season Highlights


Hoops arrives in Kingston, prepares for Gonzaga

UK Hoops arrives in Kingston, R.I. and prepares for their next game against Gonzaga.


Snowden on UK Hoops third-straight NCAA bid

Keyla Snowden talks about UK Hoops receiving a No. 2 seed.


UK Hoops - SEC Award Winners

UK Hoops - SEC Award Winners


UK Hoops: SEC Champions

UK Hoops: SEC Champions


Hoops vs. UConn, Elite Eight, 032712

The UK women's basketball falls to UConn in the Elite 8 at the Ryan Center in Kingston, RI on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.


UConn vs. Kentucky

UConn vs. Kentucky - AP Photo Gallery


Hoops vs. Gonzaga in the Sweet 16, 032512

Hoops Downs Gonzaga, Moves Into Elite Eight; Snowden leads with 17 points on five 3-pointers; Walker adds double-double


Kentucky vs. Gonzaga

Kentucky vs. Gonzaga - AP Photo Gallery


WBB vs. Green Bay, 031912

Walker, Snowden Lift Hoops to Sweet 16; Snowden's jumper, FTs seal game; Walker records 15 points, 13 rebounds

casual photo action photoGeneral
Has played in 97 games with 55 starts, including the final six games last season ... Extremely accurate long-range shooter ... Ranks in the top 10 on several career charts, including second in 3-point field goal percentage (.378), fourth in 3-pointers made (116) and ninth in 3-pointers attempted (303) ... Needs 32 points to hit the 1,000-point mark in her collegiate career (includes games at Akron) ... Holds the school record with a 3-pointer in 25 consecutive games ... Current streak is eight-straight games with a trey ... Sat out the 2008-09 season due to NCAA transfer rules after one season at Akron ... Graduated in May with a degree in communications and a minor in telecommunications ... Working towards a second bachelor's degree in media arts and studies.

• SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 27, 2010)
• Two-time SEC Winter Honor Roll member
(2009-10, 2010-11)

2011-12 (Senior)
Averaged 17.0 pts and 4.5 3-ptrs per game in UK's two SEC Tourn. games ... Named SEC Co-6th Woman of the Year, SEC All-Tournament Team and SEC Community Service Team ... Eighth in the SEC in 3-pt FG made (1.7) and ninth in 3-pt FG pct. (.349) ... Third at UK in career 3-pt FG made (168) and in 3-pt FG pct., hitting 168 of 452 (.372) ... Has been stellar at the free-throw line this season, going 48-57 (.842) ... Scored 14 points, including two 3-pointers, vs. Vanderbilt ... Hit three 3s at LSU en route to scoring 11 pts ... Scored a team-high 14 pts vs. Alabama, including three 3s ... Went 5-6 from the foul line in the final minute vs. Florida with the game on the line, finishing with a team-high 11 pts ... Scored a team-high 15 pts, grabbed a season-high tying three rebs and had three steals at South Carolina ... Finished with 11 pts and a career-high four steals vs. Tennessee ... Scored a season-high 22 pts vs. Mississippi State, knocking down four of UK's single-game program-record 14 3-ptrs ... Scored 12 pts, including two 3-ptrs, against Samford ... Scored a team-high 19 pts vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, knocking down three 3-ptrs ... Hit four 3-ptrs for the second consecutive game against Mississippi Valley State, going a perfect 4-4 from beyond the arc ... Hit four 3-ptrs against Sam Houston State en route to scoring a season-high 19 pts ... Topped the 1,000-point mark for her career by scoring 14 pts against Northeastern, including four 3-ptrs ... Scored 15 pts, including three 3-ptrs, pulled down three rebs and dished out a career-high four assists against Morehead State.

*2012 SEC 6th Woman of the Year

2010-11 (Junior)
Started in 18-of-30 games, including the last seven in a row ... Missed four games with injury (stress fracture in right foot) ... Team's third-leading scorer with 9.6 points per game ... Averaged 6.6 ppg in SEC play ... Reached double-figure scoring 14 times, including five SEC games ... Ranked 43rd nationally in 3-point field goal percentage, netting .380 percent (65-of-171) ... Hit a 3-pointer in a school-record 25 consecutive games before ending the streak vs. Vanderbilt on Jan. 23 as she did not attempt a 3-pointer in just four minutes played ... Made at least five 3-pointers in four games ... Made 30-of-34 free throws (.882) ... Named SEC Player of the Week for her performance against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, scoring a career-high 28 points in only 19 minutes of play while recording a career-high tying six 3-pointers ... Hit five 3-pointers and went 2-of-2 from the free-throw line for 17 points in the win over No. 12 Notre Dame ... Led the Cats in scoring against No. 3 Duke with 15 points ... Scored a team-high 19 points, including 16 in the first half, against Hampton in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in a career-high 37 minutes.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
Saw action in all 36 games, earning a starting assignment in the final nine games ... Averaged 6.7 points in 14.8 minutes per game ... Third-highest point total during NCAA Tournament play, averaging 10.3 points in four games ... Led UK and ranked third in the SEC in three-point shooting percentage ... Ranked fourth on UK's single-season list for 3-point FG percentage and eighth for 3-pointers made (51) ... Made two or more 3-pointers in 13 games ... Scored in double figures in 11 times, including four of the last five ... Made four 3-pointers against Liberty (3/20/10), the most ever by a UK player in an NCAA Tournament game ... Poured in a career-high 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting from the field, including five 3-pointers against Florida (2/18/10) ... Tied a career-high with eight made field goals against Florida (2/18/10) ... Made a trio of 3-pointers in scoring 14 points at Tennessee (2/25/10) in her first UK start ... Scored a career-high 25 points, including a career-best six 3-pointers against UT Martin (12/22/09) ... Tied the school record for most 3-pointers in a half with five in the opening stanza against UT Martin (12/22/09).

2008-09 (Redshirt)
Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... Tore ACL to her left knee during practice on Dec., 10, 2008.

2007-08 (Freshman at Akron)
Started in 29 of 31 games in her rookie season ... Broke the school record for most 3-pointers recorded in a single season with 91 ... That mark also was the second-most 3 in a single season in Mid-American Conference history ... Ranked sixth in the nation with an average of 2.9 triples per game, hitting at least one three in all but one game last year ... Named to the MAC All-Freshman team ... Ranked seventh in the league and second on the team in scoring (14.2 ppg) ... Also ranked second in the league in free throw shooting (.880) and 17th in minutes played (31.3).

High School

Helped lead the Knights to an impressive 130-14 overall record during her four-year career with three state championship game appearances and two state titles as a sophomore and junior ... Totaled 1,908 career points while setting a pair of state records for free-throw shooting percentage ... Set the single-season free throw mark as a senior, connecting on 142-of-156 attempts (91.0 %) and broke the career mark by converting 289-of-459 (84.7 %) ... Earned first-team all-state honors ... Named the Sweet Sixteen State Tournament Most Valuable Player in 2006 ... Four-year honor roll student ... Twice voted Girl of the Year (2005 and 2006) ... Active in several clubs at Lexington Catholic, including Beta Club, National Society of High School Scholars, Spanish Honors Society and National Honor Society.

The Cats' Cause
Played bingo at Kentucky Children's Hospital ... Participated in Cats Cultivating Character, where student-athletes teach character lessons once a month to third grade students at a local elementary school ... Volunteered at YMCA's Fall Festival ... Volunteered to pack and deliver food for God's Pantry BackPack program ... Participated in Beaumont Centre YMCA's Fall Festival ... Volunteered to serve lunch at the Lexington Hope Center ... Visited patients at UK's Markey Cancer Center ... Salvation Army bell ringer ... Southern Hills 5K celebrity race starter ... Volunteered to pack bags for the Joplin, Mo., tornado victims and also volunteered at the Catholic Action Center for the Joplin tornado relief effort.

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