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44 Sydney Umeri
Sydney  Umeri

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
The Lovett School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

02/16/2015

Women's Basketball Feature: Suarez and Umeri, the ESPN-2

Originially published in the Feb. 12 game program

01/15/2015

Three-Point Shooting Boosts Virginia Over Boston College, 68-56

Cavaliers make 13 three-pointers in their 13th win of the season

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

02/24/2014

Inside Virginia Women's Basketball Radio Show Airs Tonight

Head coach Joanne Boyle and Sydney Umeri will be the guests

01/30/2014

Virginia Holds Off Late Charge to Win 64-59 at Wake Forest

Cavaliers go 6-of-6 from the free throw line in the final 23 seconds to secure the win

01/24/2016

Women's Basketball vs. Pitt (by Kelsey Grant)

Women's Basketball vs. Pitt (by Kelsey Grant)

12/29/2015

Women's Basketball vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)

Women's Basketball vs. Richmond (by Matt Riley)

12/21/2015

Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015

12/02/2015

Iowa 85, UVA 73

UVA falls to Iowa 85-73.

12/02/2015

Women's Basketball vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

Women's Basketball vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

11/17/13 Umeri Web Feature | 2/16/15 Umeri Web Feature

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CAVALIER CAREER


2014-15
• Appeared in all 31 games
• Had eight rebounds at Xavier
• Had the second double-digit scoring game of her career at Illinois, also matching her career high with eight rebounds
• Averaged 6.5 rebounds in the final two games of the year
• Recipient of the Virginia Athletic Department's ACC Top VI Award, presented annually to six student-athletes who have given the most in terms of service to the University and Charlottesville communities

2013-14
• Appeared in all 31 games with 11 starts, averaging 18.0 minutes per game
• Averaged 2.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game
• Made her collegiate debut at James Madison, starting the game
• Played 30 minutes, scoring four points in her debut
• Had her first double-digit scoring game at Liberty with 12 points
• Started the first 10 games of the season before coming off the bench at FGCU
• Scored six of her eight points at Wake Forest in a span of 1:42 during the second half
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

High School
• Ranked No. 29 overall and as the No. 9 forward by ESPN HoopGurlz
• Won a gold medal with the 2011 USA Basketball's U16 team at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mérida, Mexico
• Helped lead The Lovett School to a 2012 Georgia Region 6AA championship
• Four-time All-Region 6AA team
• Two-time Atlanta Tipoff Club Jackie Bradford All-Metro Girls honorable mention
• 2013 McDonald's All-America nominee
• Also competed one season (2009) for The Lovett School track team in the long and triple jumps, 400 and 4x400 and 4x100 relays as well as being a middle blocker for two seasons

Personal
• Parents are Bernard and Cathy Umeri
• Has a younger brother, Justin
• Member of UVa's Second Year Council
• Worked as a summer intern at ESPN's "Around the Horn" in 2015
• 2015 ACC Top VI Award - presented annually to six Virginia student-athletes who have given the most in terms of service to the University and Charlottesville communities

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