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Sydnee Roby

position

Center

Height

6-3

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Milwaukee, Wis.

High School

Rufus King

As a Freshman (2019-20): Appeared in 29 games for the Canes, making two starts as a freshman…One of three freshman to earn a start this season…Averaged 2.7 points and 1.6 rebounds in 8.8 minute of action per game…Totaled two double-digit outings…Posted multiple blocks on five separate occasions…Tallied a career-high five rebounds against Duke (2/9)…Shot 100 percent from the field (min. 4 attempts) twice in 2019-20…Earned her first career start against Binghamton (12/17)…Notched the first double-digit game of her career with 11 points against Miami (OH) (11/30).

High School: Checks in among the Top 65 nationally according to ASGR Basketball, ProspectsNation.com and espnW HoopGurlz…Two-time AP First Team All-State honoree…USA Basketball U17 invitee…2018-19 USA Today ALLUSA Wisconsin Girls Basketball Team…Was just shy of averaging a double-double as a senior, posting 14.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per outing in 2018-19…Led her team to a 26-4 record as a senior, making an Elite Eight appearance in the WIAAWI Division I Girls Basketball State Championships… AP First Team All-State in 2019…2017-18 Wisconsin Gatorade State Player of the Year…Unanimous 2017- 18 AP State Player of the Year…Finished her junior campaign averaging 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game, while shooting 61.2 percent from the floor…Tallied 14 double-doubles in 2017-18.

Personal: Born Feb. 6, 2001…Mother, Essie Washington, played basketball at Grambling State and Howard University…Played professional basketball for the Virginia Wave of the WABA…Cousin, Ericka Haney, started on Notre Dame’s 2001 national championship team…Grew up playing tennis and volleyball…Enjoys playing piano and singing…Committed to Miami after considering California, Notre Dame, Louisville and Michigan State