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44 Sydney Umeri
Sydney  Umeri


Acworth, Ga.

High School:
The Lovett School




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

Originially published in the Feb. 12 game program


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

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


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

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Inside Virginia Women's Basketball Radio Show Airs Tonight

Head coach Joanne Boyle and Sydney Umeri will be the guests


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


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

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


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

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


Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015


Iowa 85, UVA 73

UVA falls to Iowa 85-73.


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

Sydney Umeri Photo Gallery


2015-16 SEASON

  • Appeared in all 34 games with 29 starts, scoring 78 points with 115 rebounds
  • Made her first start since Jan. 5, 2014 (Pitt) in the season opener
  • Made her first 4 field goal attempts at Georgia Tech, finishing with 8 pts, 7 reb
  • Had a season-high eight rebounds at NC State (1/27)
  • Will be graduating in May

2014-15 SEASON

  • 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 SEASON

  • 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


  • 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


  • 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




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