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  Yashika Sidbury

Yashika Sidbury

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, DC

Last College:
Trinity Valley C.C.

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
05/25/1982

Season Outlook: Returning for her senior campaign, she will make a significant impact in the forward position...a big forward that can really shoot the ball...knows what it takes to win...will be a team leader on and off the court.

2002-03: Led the team with 51 three-pointers, ranking seventh in the league...ranked sixth in the lead in three-point percentage (35.4%)...recorded a career-high 36 points versus Quinnipiac, also clearing 14 rebounds for the double-double...also sunk a career-high 15 free throws against Quinnipiac...led the team in free throw percentage (84.7%), recording the sixth best percentage on a season in Southeast history...two-time OVC Newcomer of the Week (12-3-03, 1-21-03).

Junior College: Averaged 10 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.6 steals for coach Michael Landers at Trinity Valley Texas Community College during 2001-02...team was an impressive 32-3, Region 14 Champions and finished in seventh place at the NJCAA National Tournament...earned All-Conference honors...is the NJCAA all-time leader in free throw percentage after having a 97.6% mark last year.

Prep: Attended Anacostia Senior High School...was all-conference three years, all region two years, and a Who's Who in Sports Female Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born 5-25-82...daughter of Sharon and David Sidbury...majoring in sports management...also recruited by the University of Texas-San Antonio, Chicago State and West Texas A&M...chose Southeast because of the chance to play for coach Smith...former teammates in Division I include Myesha Perkins at Mizzou and Daphney Andre at the University of Houston...favorite athlete is Serena Williams...she lists her coaches her at Southeast as her biggest influence athletically.

 
 

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