Women's Basketball

34  Victoria Dunlap
Victoria Dunlap


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy





House Named UK Hoops Assistant Coach

WNBA assistant brings 27 years of basketball coaching experience to the Bluegrass

Victoria Dunlap, All-America Candidate

  • Victoria DunlapJohn R. Wooden Award Watch List (2010-11)
  • State Farm Wade Trophy Watch List (2010-11)
  • State Farm/WBCA Coaches' All-American (2009-2010)
  • SEC Player of the Year (*AP (unanimous selection) and Coaches) (2009-2010)
  • USBWA All-American (2009-2010)
  • AP All-American (third team) (2009-2010)
  • Full Court Press All-American (second team) (2009-2010)
  • NetScouts Basketball All-American (second team) (2009-2010)
  • WBCA All-Region 3 (2009-2010)
  • All-SEC first team (AP (unanimous selection) and Coaches) (2009-2010)
  • SEC All-Defensive team (Coaches) (2009-2010)
  • SEC All-Tournament Team (2009-2010)
  • Kansas City Regional All-Tournament team (2009-2010)
  • All-SEC second team by Coaches and AP (2008-09)
  • SEC Player of the Week (Jan. 5, 2009)
  • Preseason All-SEC second team (2008-09)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team (2007-08)
  • Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week

Will finish her UK career as one of the most heralded players in UK Hoops history ... 2010 SEC Player of the Year ... State Farm/WBCA All-American ... Has started every game played (100) in her Wildcat career ... Ranks among UK's career leaders in points (14th-1,284), rebounds (4th-811), rebounding average (2nd - 8.1), steals (8th-207), steals per game (8th - 2.07), blocks (3rd-129), blocks per game (4th - 1.29) and double-doubles (4th-22) ... Comes from a family of athletes as father played football at Tennessee State and spent three seasons in the NFL , mother ran track at Tennessee State and brother King is currently an offensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles ... Majoring in family studies with a minor in psychology.

2009-10 (Junior)
UK's first SEC Player of the Year ... Named just the second State Farm/WBCA All-American in school history ... Led the team in almost every statistical category, including scoring (18.1), rebounding (8.4), blocks (1.90) and steals (3.1) per game ... Set new UK single-season records in blocks (66), blocks per game (1.90) and steals (107) ... Ranked fourth on UK's single-season list in steals per game (3.057) and fifth in total points (633)... Among the nation's leaders in steals (15th), points per game (38th) and blocks (49th) ... Ranked among SEC leaders (all games) in seven categories: steals (1st-3.1), scoring (3rd-18.1), rebounding (3rd-8.4), offensive rebounding (T2nd-3.3), defensive rebounding (T4th-4.9), blocked shots (T4th-1.9) and field goal shooting (7th-.497) ... Led the Wildcats in scoring 19 times, posted nine double-doubles and scored 20 or more points 15 times, including a team-high 31 points and 13 rebounds vs. Oklahoma in the Elite Eight ... Only player in the SEC to rank in the top three in scoring, rebounding and steals ... Fourth player in UK history with 22 or more career double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 33 of 35 games ... Third player in school history to chart over 1,000 points and 800 rebounds in a career, joining Valerie Still (2,763 points and 1,525 rebounds) and Leslie Nichols (1,797 points and 877 rebounds) on that elite list ... Had one of the best performances in school history with 33 points and 18 rebounds vs. Butler (11/15/09).

2008-09 (Sophomore)
Named to the All-SEC second team (Coaches and AP) ... Led the team and ranked 10th in the SEC in scoring (12.8 ppg) ... Second in the SEC in rebounding (9.1 rpg) ... Shot a team-high .482 from the field (162-of-336) ... One of just three players to rank in the top 15 in SEC scoring and top four in rebounding (teammate Eleia Roddy and Auburn's DeWanna Bonner were the others) ... UK's defensive specialist as she also led the team in blocks (38) and steals (57) ... Scored double figures in 23 games, including four with 20-plus points (Cincinnati, Miami (Ohio), LSU and UTC) ... Pulled down double-figure rebounds 13 times ... Totaled 290 rebounds, which ranked seventh on UK 's single-season rebounds list ... Charted 10 double-doubles (second in the SEC) ... Became just the fifth player in school history to chart four or more consecutive double-doubles, joining Valerie Still, Eleia Roddy, Jocelyn Mills and Leslie Nichols ... Improved free-throw shooting from .396 (40-of-101) during her freshman season to .550 (85-of-153

2007-08 (Freshman)
Played and started all 33 games as a freshman ... Averaged 7.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game ... Led UK in rebounding, ranking 12th in the SEC ... Only freshman in the top 12 of that category ... Also led the team in steals (43) ... Third on the squad in scoring ... Unanimous choice for the All-SEC Freshman Team ... One of only three freshmen in the SEC to start every game (UGA's Puleo and Tennessee's Bjorklund were the others) ... Scored in double-figure points in eight games ... Posted double-figure rebounds seven times, including five of the last eight games ... Netted a career-high 20 points vs. William & Mary ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 9.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game during the Rainbow Wahine Classic ... Also received the honor after solid performances in UK's league wins over Florida (1/10/08) and Mississippi State (1/13/08) ... Gathered her third SEC Freshman of the Week honor after a 12-point, nine-rebound performance against Ole Miss ... Top rebounder in 11 games ... Recorded a career-high 14 rebounds and four blocks vs. MTSU in the second round of the WNIT ... Charted three double-doubles (points and rebounds), including two consecutive in the WNIT ... Named to the All-SEC Freshman Outdoor Track and Field Team after placing third in the high jump ... Was the third-ranked freshman nationally and top rookie in the Mideast region with a season-best jump of 5-10 ... After one outdoor track season, now ranks in UK's all-time top-10 in both the high jump (3rd) and the javelin (7th).

High School
Two-time Tennessee Miss Basketball finalist ... Averaged 12.0 points and 8.2 rebounds per game as a senior ... Brentwood Academy's all-time leading scorer and rebounder with 1,442 points and 984 rebounds ... Helped lead her squad to 19 consecutive wins to end her junior year, culminating in the school's first-ever state title ... Named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 state tournament ... Led the Eagles to a 26-7 finish as a junior, averaging 14.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game ... Also a four-year letterwinner in track ... Captured the women's heptathlon and long jump title at the USA Youth Outdoor Championships over the summer ... Named the Female Track Athlete of the Year by the Tennessean after winning the state pentathlon and high jump as a junior ... Named all-state and all-district in track and basketball for the Eagles ... Heading into her senior campaign, she was ranked as the No. 1 returning senior in the heptathlon ...... Posted a personal-best mark of 5-9 in the high jump ... Chose Kentucky over Vanderbilt, Florida and Kansas.

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 to pack food for God's Pantry BackPack program ... Participated in Beaumont Centre YMCA's Fall Festival ... Volunteered at Huntertown Elementary Reading Walk-A-Thon ... Volunteered to serve lunch at the Lexington Hope Center ... Visited patients at UK's Markey Cancer Center ... Salvation Army Bell Ringer ... Volunteer speaker at various elementary schools and camps in the local area.

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