- Kim Dye
- 5' 8"
- Fayetteville, Tenn. (Shelbyville)
Kim Dye was a solid outside scoring threat … named to the 2005, 2006 and 2007 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll ... earned 2004 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll recognition … expected to earn her undergraduate B.S. degree on May 5, 2007.
72 of her 77 made shots during her career were 3-pointers … ranked 12th all-time for career 3-pointers (72) … eighth-highest career 3-point percentage (32.1%, 72-224) at UF … four double-figure scoring games.
Senior Year (2006-07)
Team co-captain ... starting guard in all 31 games … recognized as the team’s ‘Unsung Hero’ during the season-ending banquet … earned SEC Academic Honor Roll status ... one of four Gators who played in every game (Sha Brooks, Marshae Dotson and Briana Phillips) … scored in all except six games ... UF’s fifth-leading scorer (4.6 ppg) among active players at season’s end … 41 of her 45 field goals were 3-pointers … shot 31.3 percent (41-131) from the 3-point line … collected a career-high five rebounds in the SEC Tournament first round game vs. MSU (March 1) ... scored her 100th point of the season in the Jan. 28 game against Georgia, impressive considering that she had a career total of 100 points during her first three years combined … scored a season-high 14 points against IUPUI (Nov. 21) … played every minute of a game for the first time in her career, on the court for all 40 against Arkansas (Jan. 21) … scored a game-high 13 points, connecting on four 3-pointers in the season-opening win against North Florida … three double-figure scoring games.
Junior Year (2005-06)
Played in 28 games, scoring in 13 ... averaged 11.8 minutes per game, totaling 331 minutes ... her 35.3 three-point field goal percentage (24-68) ranked No. 8 in a season by a Gator ... 24 of her 25 field goals were three-pointers and only six attempts came from within the arc ... her lone trey against New Mexico (March 18) in the NCAA first round was her 100th career point ... netted a career-high 15 points on 5-of-7 three-point shooting against No. 19 Vanderbilt (Jan. 22), helping UF rally from a halftime deficit and post the upset win ... canned back-to-back treys midway through the second half against Alabama (Jan. 5) to cap UF’s comeback and give the Gators the lead for good ... during UF’s 11-game winning streak, shot 44.7 percent (17-of-38) from the three-point arc ... tallied a then-career-high nine points against Rhode Island (Dec. 28), hitting 3-of-5 from the three-point line ... her 3-pointer with 9:03 remaining against UT-Arlington gave UF a 45-43 lead and the Gators never trailed again ... scored her 25th point of the season against Illinois (Dec. 9) - UF’s eighth game of the year - surpassing the 24 points she tallied during her first two years combined ... missed the Nov. 18 season-opener against St. Francis (NY) due to injury, but saw 13 minutes of action against Seton Hall the next night ... named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
Sophomore Year (2004-05)
Suffered a season-ending injury to her left knee during the team’s shoot-around prior to the January 9 game against Auburn, tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and partially tearing the medial collateral ligament and the medial meniscus … underwent successful surgery on her knee February 7 … named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll ...appeared in 13 of 14 games prior to the injury, logging 92 minutes of action … totaled 15 points, with 12 of those coming from 3-point field goals … came off the bench and drew a crucial charge at Arkansas (January 6) late in the second half when the Razorbacks were attempting a comeback … contributed career-highs of four points and three rebounds against UCF (November 30).
Freshman Year (2003-04)
Played in a total of 10 games - two in SEC match-ups - totaling 39 minutes of action … scored in three games, hitting one 3-pointer in each … overall was 3-for-10 from the field and 3-for-9 from three-point range … versus Kentucky (Feb. 8), scored three points on 1-of-2 shooting (both 3-point attempts), with one assist and one rebound in five minutes …her appearance versus Kentucky marked her SEC debut …scored first collegiate points on December 19 against Bethune-Cookman, finishing 1-of-2 from behind the arc with one assist and one rebound in nine minutes … named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll.
Graduated in 2003 from Shelbyville (TN) High School, where she was coached by Rick Insell … played for the Eaglettes her final three years after beginning her prep career at Fayetteville High … three-year starter and letterwinner at Shelbyville HS, serving as team captain her final season … one of two seniors on the 2002-03 Shelbyville HS team that captured its second Class AAA title in the last three years, also winning the crown Dye’s sophomore campaign … as a senior, contributed approximately eight points, three rebounds and two steals per game, but her value to the squad was incalculable … named to the 2003 All-District 8 team following her senior season … selected to play in the 2003 Tennessee East-West All-Star game, but was unable to participate because she was in Gainesville for UF orientation … helped Golden Eaglettes compile a 37-1 record in 2003, ending the year 10th in the national Super 25 Girls’ Basketball Rankings produced by USA Today … Shelbyville HS, which in 2003 captured its 11th state title since 1964, has produced dozens of talented players who have earned college scholarships, most notably former Vanderbilt Commodore Abi Ramsey, as well as former Auburn Tiger Conswella Sparrow and former Tennessee Lady Vol Tiffany Woosley … played on a Nike AAU team that finished fourth nationally … tore the MCL in her left knee in 2002 …earned several swimming awards in backstroke, freestyle, breast stroke and relays … pitched a no-hitter in Little League baseball when she was 12 years old … member of several dance team championships … also when she was 12 years old, named to the all-tournament team after helping her softball squad win the state title.
|Kim Dye's Career Statistics|
|Kim Dye's Career SEC Statistics|