Women's Basketball

11  DeNesha Stallworth
DeNesha Stallworth


Richmond, Calif.

High School:
Pinole Valley

Last College:




DeNesha StallworthGeneral
UK's leading returning scorer for the 2013-14 season ... Played two seasons for the California Golden Bears prior to transferring to Kentucky ... Sat out the 2011-12 season due to NCAA transfer rules ...Started in 35 games in her first season with the Wildcats ... Eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for her career vs. DePaul on Dec. 7, 2012 ... Totaled 928 points in two seasons at Cal and has 438 points in one season at UK, giving her 1,366 in 106 career games ... Also has grabbed 663 career rebounds ... Holds career averages of 12.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game ... Has charted 21 career double-doubles, including a team-high nine at UK ... One of four McDonald's All-Americans on the team ... Major is family science with a minor in African American Studies ... Aspires to be an American Sign Language interpreter.

• All-SEC, first team (coaches) (2012-13)
• All-SEC, second team (AP) (2012-13)
• SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll (2012-13)
• SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 10, 2012)
• NetScouts SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 11, 2012)

2012-13 (Junior)
Started in 35 of UK's 36 games ... Did not see action at Ole Miss (2/18/13) due to an illness ... Named first-team All-SEC (Coaches), second-team All-SEC (AP), and named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll with a 3.6 grade point average in the fall semester ... Second on the team in blocks (52), scoring (12.5 ppg), rebounds (6.0 rpg), field goal percentage (.484) and field goals made (181), and third in assists (1.9 apg) ... Ranked top-20 in the SEC in scoring (16th, 12.5 ppg), rebounding (19th, 6.0 rpg), field goal percentage (4th, .484) and blocks (5th, 1.5 bpg) ... In SEC-only games, ranked 19th in scoring (12.6), 16th in rebounding (6.5) and fourth in blocked shots (1.6) ... Fifth on UK's single-season blocks list with 52 ... Grabbed a team-high nine double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 27-of-35 games play, including 11-of-15 SEC contests ... Averaged 11.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games ... Posted a double-double in leading the Wildcats to a win over Navy in the NCAA Tournament first round with 18 points and 11 rebounds ... Had two 20-point games, including 21 vs. Marist (12/30) and a UK career-high 25 vs. Mississippi State (1/17) ... Kentucky's leading scorer eight times.

Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules

2010-11 (Sophomore-Cal)
Led the team in scoring, averaging 13.3 points per game (8th in the Pac-10) while grabbing 6.4 rebounds a game (12th in the Pac-10) ... Named an All-Pac-10 media selection in helping lead her squad to the Women's National Invitational Tournament for the second straight season ... Began the season as the first Cal player since the 2007-08 season to have four consecutive double doubles ... Just missed a fifth double double with 19 points and 8 rebounds against Fullerton ... Began the season with nine consecutive games scoring in double digits ... Tied a career high with 11 rebounds against Yale ... Scored 20 points in the first half against Portland State, making her first six field goal attempts ... Named to the Colliers International Classic All-Tournament team ... Scored a season-high 27 points against Long Beach State ... Had back-to-back 20-point games against USC and UCLA, the second time in her career she accomplished that ... Charted her seventh 20-point game of the season, playing 40 minutes at home against Washington State ... Scored 12 points in the final game of the season at Colorado.

2009-10 (Freshman-Cal)
Only player to start all 37 games ... Selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team and the official Pac-10 All-Freshman team as Cal's second-leading scorer (12.9) and rebounder (6.4 ppg) ... Swatted a team-high 42 blocks, the 11th-highest single-season total in program history ... Second-highest block total among Pac-10 freshmen and fifth overall among the Pac-10 players ... Helped lead the Golden Bears to the 2010 WNIT Championship title ... Named to the WNIT All-Tournament Team selection after averaging 15.7 points and 7.3 rebounds ... Ranked second among Pac-10 freshmen in scoring and third among the rookies in rebounding and charted the best field-goal percentage among all Pac-10 freshmen at 50.5 percent, ranking fifth overall in the Conference and 43rd among all NCAA DI players (with a minimum of 5.0 field goals per game) ... Scored 17 points with three assists and eight rebounds in her Cal debut ... Scored in double-digits in the first seven games of her collegiate career ... Became just the second Cal freshman to score 30 points in a game (at USC) ... Logged her first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against USC ... Had back-to-back 19-point scoring games in the home series against Oregon and Oregon State ... Had the second double-double of her career against Oregon, adding 11 rebounds to the 19 points ... Had the first back-to-back 20-point scoring games of her career with 28 points in the WNIT game at Oregon followed by 26 points against BYU ... Closed out the season with her third 20+ point game of the WNIT, scoring 21 against Miami.

High School
Named a 2009 McDonald's All-American and 2009 WBCA All-American after an impressive prep carer ... 2009 Parade Magazine Fourth Team All-America and first-team All-State selection ... 2008 Street & Smith All-American honorable mention ... Rated as the No. 12 prospect in the nation by Blue Star, No. 15 by Collegiate Girls Basketball report, No. 24 by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 32 by the All-Star Girls Report, including the No. 4 forward prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2009 by NorCal Prep ... Finished her high school career with 2,170 points and 1,002 rebounds and was a three-time Most Valuable Player at PVHS ... Leading scorer in the state of California for the 2008-09 season, averaging 27.7 ppg ... MVP of all the summer tournaments she played in (2006-08) ... Earned a CIF Championship at PVHS in 2007.

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