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2011 Women's Basketball Roster

Jaterra Bonds


5' 7"
Gainesville, Fla.
P.K. Yonge

(updated June 2, 2014)

Major: Telecommunications Media and Society


Name Pronunciation: ja-TAIR-ah


·         Jaterra Bonds grew up in the shadows of the University of Florida, attending P.K. Yonge, also is located in Gainesville

·         earned Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Media and Society in May of 2014

·         invited to the WNBA’s Indiana Fever’s 2014 preseason training camp.


Career Awards:

·         2013-14 First Team All-SEC (coaches)

·         2013-14 Second Team All-SEC (media)

·         2013-14 National Player of the Week (Dec. 30-Jan. 5) by

·         2013-14 SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 30-Jan. 5: def. Mississippi State, #6 Kentucky) - second time in career

·         2013-14 SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 23-29, 2013: def. Georgetown) - first time in career

·         2013-14 Named to Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team (Grand Bahama Island); averaged 19.0 points, 3.0 assists, shot 94.1 percent (16-17) from free throw line

·         2013-14 Preseason Second Team All-SEC (Coaches Team)

·         2013-14 Postseason Awards Banquet: Practice Brick House Award, Most Valuable Player

·         2013 All-SEC Honorable Mention Team (media)

·         2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         2013, 2014 SEC Community Service Team

·         2011 SEC All-Freshman Team



·         UF’s leading scorer in a game 36 times, rebounder in 9 games and assists leader in 62 games

·         12 20-point scoring games, 7 in 2013-14

·         84 double-figure scoring games

·         Scored in every game except three in her career ... Never missed a game in her career

·         Started 103 consecutive games - the third-longest streak in program history ... Started 116 career games - tied-third-most in UF history


Bonds in the Gator Record Book upon Graduation:


No. 1 (tied) Games Played: 137 (with classmate Lily Svete)

No. 1 Minutes Played: 4,294

No. 2 Free Throws Made: 412

No. 3 Free Throws Attempted: 542

No. 3 Consecutive Games Started: 103

No. 3 (tied) Games Started: 116 (with DeLisha Milton, 1993-97)

No. 4 Assists: 434

No. 7 Scoring: 1,602 Points

No. 7 Three-Point FG Attempted: 381

No. 9 Field Goal Attempted: 1,339

No. 12 Free Throw Percentage: 76.0% (412-542)

No. 12 Three-Point FG Made: 104

No. 14 (tied) Field Goals Made: 543


No. 1 Free Throws Made: 166 in 2013-14

No. 1 Free Throws Attempted: 206 in 2013-14

No. 2 Free Throws Made: 140 in 2012-13

No. 2 Free Throws Attempted: 181 in 2012-13

No. 4 Minutes: 1,148 in 2013-14

No. 5 Free Throw Percentage: 80.6% (166-206) in 2013-14

No. 13 Scoring: 514 points in 2013-14

No. 15 (tied) Assists: 137 in 2013-14

No. 17 Assists: 125 in 2012-13


No. 4 (tied) Free Throws Made: 12 vs. Illinois State, Nov. 29, 2013


Season Records by Class:

No. 5 Games Played by a Freshman: 34

No. 5 Minutes Played by a Freshman: 921

No. 3 Three-Pointers Made by a Freshman: 53

No. 4 Three-Pointers Attempted by a Freshman: 163


No. 3 (tied) Games Played by a Sophomore: 33

No. 2 Games Started by a Sophomore: 33


No. 1 (tied) Games Played by a Junior: 37

No. 1 Games Started by a Junior: 37

No. 1 Minutes Played by a Junior: 1,258

No. 1 Free Throws Made by a Junior: 140

No. 1 Free Throws Attempted by a Junior: 181


No. 4 (tied) Games Played by a Senior: 33

No. 3 (tied) Games Started by a Senior: 33

No. 2 Minutes Played by a Senior: 1,148

No. 4 Minutes Averaged by a Senior: 34.8

No. 1 Free Throws Made by a Senior: 166

No. 1 Free Throws Attempted by a Senior: 206

No. 2 Free Throw Percentage by a Senior: 80.6% (166-206)


Game Records by Class:

No. 2 (tied) Three-Pointers Made by a Freshman: 5 (twice)

No. 4 (ted) Three-Pointers Attempted by a Freshman (11)

No. 2 (tied) Free Throws Made by a Junior: 12

No. 3 Free Throws Attempted by a Junior: 15

No. 4 (tied) Free Throws Attempted by a Junior: 14

No. 5 (tied) Free Throws Made by a Junior: 11 (twice)

No. 2 (tied) Free Throws Made by a Senior: 12


Senior Year (2013-14):


·         First Team All-SEC (coaches)

·         Second Team All-SEC (media)

·         National Player of the Week (Dec. 30-Jan. 5) by

·         SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 30-Jan. 5: def. Mississippi State, #6 Kentucky) - second time in career

·         SEC Player of the Week (Dec. 23-29, 2013: def. Georgetown) - first time in career

·         Named to Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team (Grand Bahama Island); averaged 19.0 points, 3.0 assists, shot 94.1 percent (16-17) from free throw line

·         Preseason Second Team All-SEC (Coaches Team)

·         Postseason Awards Banquet: Practice Brick House Award, Most Valuable Player


2013-14 Season Notes:

·         Led UF in: Scoring, Assists, Free Throw Percentage, Made Free Throws, Attempted Free Throws, Minutes Played,3-PT-Play Conversions (17-23); ranked No. 3 for Rebounds

·         Among SEC Athletes in 2013-14 ranked: No. 9 Scoring ... No. 7 FG% ... No. 8 Assists ... No. 4 Free Throw % ... No. 15 Assist/Turnover Ratio ... No. 4 Minutes Played ... No. 1 Free Throws Made ... No. 1 Free Throws Attempted

·         1 of 2 Gators who started every game this year (Kayla Lewis)

·         Only Gator who SCORED in every game this year

·         Topped the 1,600-career point plateau in her collegiate finale - at Penn State in NCAA Second Round (March 25): 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals

·         100th consecutive start came on March 6 vs. Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament second round

·         Led UF with 18 points & career-high-tying 9 assists in road win at Vanderbilt (Feb. 28)

·         Scored her 1,500th career point during a 20-point performance at South Carolina (Feb. 23) - 11th Gator to score as many

·         Became UF’s all-time leader for minutes played eight minutes into the Feb. 16 game at Georgia (was 3,987 minutes by Murriel Page, 1994-98)

·         Drew a huge offensive charge against Kentucky’s Bria Goss with 70 seconds remaining and UF holding a 81-78 lead that sent the home crowd into a frenzy and swung the momentum the Gator’s way for thelED  final time en route to the victory.

·         Dished her 400th career assist in win against Kentucky (Feb. 9), becoming sixth Gator to reach the milestone.

·         100th career start was at LSU (Jan. 12); became ninth Gator to start as many

·         Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds at Arkansas (Feb. 6), with 14 points

·         Moved into second place in UF record book for made free throws (365) with her fifth make vs. Auburn (Jan. 26); also topped 1,400-point mark

·         Scored game-high 23 points leading the upset win at No. 6 Kentucky (Jan. 5)

·         Her 3-pointer at the 14:38 mark of first half against Mississippi State (Jan. 2) was the 100th of her career; became 11th Gator to reach century three-pointer milestone

·         Scored a career-high 26 points and gave UF its first lead of the game vs. Georgetown (Dec. 28) three seconds into overtime as the Gators overcame a 16-point halftime deficit and completed the fourth-largest comeback win in program history with a 67-65 victory; topped 1,300-career point plateau during game

·         Only Gator not to record a double-figure scoring effort vs. Saint Francis (Dec. 17), snapping her streak of 19 straight double-figure scoring games (3-3 FGs, 6 pts, 4 rebs, 4 ast, 2 steals)

·         Scored 22 points with five assists in win at Troy (Dec. 4) - fourth time with 20+ point this year; made 300th career free throw and attempted 400th of career during game

·         Tied career-high of 25 points (12-13 FTs) in loss to Illinois State (Nov. 29) in Junkanoo Jam; topped 1,200-career point plateau

·         Held a season-long streak of 14 consecutive made free throws (snapped vs. St. John’s, Nov. 26)

·         Recorded back-to-back 20-point games for first time in career: 26 vs. North Florida (Nov. 10), 21 at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14)

·         Scored 15 of her team-high 21 points in the second half when she led UF’s furious rally that fell short at Virginia Tech (Nov. 14); also tied career-high with 8 rebounds

·         Scored then-career-high 25 points with a career-high-tying 9 assists, 7 rebounds in win against North Florida (Nov. 10)

·         Dished 300th career assist in season-opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (game-high 8 assists) - 11th Gator to reach the milestone



·         28 double-figure scoring game ... scored in UF’s last 58 games (longest ACTIVE streak on the team)

·         UF’s scoring leader in 16 games, assists leader in 19 games, rebound leader in 4 games

·         Reset UF season record for free throws made in a season (broke her own record of 140 set last year in 37 games)

·         Reset UF season record for free throws attempted in a season (broke her own record of 181 set last year in 37 games)


Junior Year (2012-13)

·         2013 All-SEC Honorable Mention Team (media)

·         Voted Most Valuable Player (team award)

·         Only player who started all 37 games

·         Scored in every game except one (vs. Savannah St., Dec. 20)

·         Led the Gators in scoring (13.1 ppg), minutes played (1,258, 34.0 mpg), free throws made (140) and attempted (181); second in assists (124)

·         UF’s leading game scorer in eight of its 16 SEC regular-season games

·         Averaged a team-best 14.4 points in SEC games and converted 70-of-91 free throws (76.9%)

·         Among all SEC athletes (all games), ranked No. 12 for scoring, No. 12 for assists, No. 4 for free throw percentage, No. 12 to assist/turnover ratio and tied for No. 4 for minutes played

·         Scored in double figures in the last 10 games

·         Led team with 16 possible three-point plays, hitting 12-of-16 free throws

·         During five-game WNIT run, averaged 16.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists, while hitting 53.7 percent from the floor and 79.2 percent (19-24) from the free throw line

·         Set UF season record for minutes played (1,258), free throws made (140) and free throws attempted (181)

·         Set UF season record by a junior minutes played, free throws made and free throws attempted

·         With 6:33 remaining in the win at James Madison (March 30), converted her 136th free throw of the year and passed the Gator’s season record held by Sha Brooks during the 2008-09 campaign

·         In the five-point win at James Madison (March 30) in the WNIT quarterfinal, scored 20 points, including 7-of-8 free throws with the last four coming in the final 23.4 seconds that sealed the five-point victory; also had a team-best five assists

·         In the WNIT round of 16 two-point win at Charlotte (March 27) hit the game-winning jumper with two seconds remaining after converting one free throw with 20.1 seconds remaining that tied the game, finishing with a team-high 15 points and four assists; the missed free throw attempt was her 172 attempt of the season that set a new program record, passing the 171 tries by Sha Brooks (2008-09) and Vanessa Hayden (2003-04)

·         Attempted at least 10 free throws in seven games, most recently a 9-of-11 showing at FIU (March 21) as part of 19 points; also a 10-12 effort en route to 17 points - her 50th career double-figure scoring game - in the SEC Tournament second-round win against Arkansas (March 7)

·         The 100th game of her career was the WNIT first round win at FIU (March 21), where she scored 19 points and converted 3-of-4 free throws in the final 41 seconds to help seal the victory

·         Became the 22nd Gator to score 1,000 career points, as she drilled a three-pointer with 3:54 remaining in the first half of the March 8 SEC Tournament Quarterfinal game against Tennessee; ended with 18 points in the game and 1,108 in her career

·         18th time a Gator has played 1,000 minutes in a season

·         Cleared the 950-point mark during her 18-point effort in the win against Arkansas (Feb. 28)

·         Topped the 900-career point plateau with her 11th of 17 points at Texas A&M (Feb. 14), when she tied her season-high with eight assists

·         Dished the 250th assist of her career in the win at Auburn (Feb. 10), where she scored all 11 of her points during the second half and from the free throw line (on 14 attempts)

·         Moved into 10th place all-time for three-pointers (87) with her one trey versus Alabama (Feb. 3)

·         At Missouri (Jan. 31) played all 40 minutes, marking the first time in her career she has played an entire game (played 42 minutes in an overtime game); dished six assists with seven points

·         Required three stitches in her right elbow following the win at Mississippi State (Jan. 10) after a hard foul sent her to the floor; needed to leave the court because she was bleeding with 57.8 seconds remaining and wasn’t able to shoot the free throws but did return and ended the game with a team-high 17 points

·         Converted a career-best 17 consecutive free throws (from Dec. 16 - Jan. 6); run ended when she missed her fifth of eight attempts vs. LSU (Jan. 6)

·         Scored a game-high 19 points vs. LSU when she sank a driving, athletic bucket with 29 seconds remaining and then sealed the victory with two free throws with four seconds remaining that ended the game’s scoring in UF’s 77-72 win

·         Scored a game and season-high 21 points in the tough loss at No. 6 Kentucky (Jan. 3), when she tied a program record by sinking 11-of-11 from the free throw line along with three assists

·         In the championship game of the Gator Holiday Classic against Central Michigan (Dec. 21), dished a season and game-high eight assists, while scoring 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting with five rebounds, but was whistled for three fouls - including a technical - in a three-second span, and with 7:59 remaining fouled out of the game for the first time in her collegiate career

·         Instrumental in both of UF’s big runs in its first road win of the year (at La Salle, Dec. 16): first drilling two three-points in the final 37 seconds of the first half to cap a 10-0 run; and converted two layups, with the second resulting in a three-point play as part of a 13-0 run in the second half that helped the Gators assume a 19-point lead

·         Converted 12-of-15 free throws in the seven-point win vs. Pacific (Dec. 7), with the 12 makes tied for the fourth-most in program history; also totaled a game-high 20 points - the third 20-point game in her career - and reached the 700-point plateau for her career, while collecting five rebounds (which put her at the 200-rebound career mark), three assists and drew two charges

·         At Michigan (Dec. 1) played in the 75th game of her career, when she dished two assists and reached the 200-assist mark for her career

·         Knocked down all three free throws after getting fouled attempting a three-pointer at Florida State (Nov. 15) for a different type of 3-point-play

·         Converted three three-point plays in a 3:58 span against Georgia State (Nov. 11)

·         Tied a career-high with four steals and scored a season-high 17 points against Georgia State (Nov. 11), the most points she has scored since March 24, 2011, when she scored 23 at Charlotte; season-high last year was 16 points

·         Despite foul trouble, scored eight points with four rebounds in 20 minutes in the season-opening win against Fairfield

·         Entered the season as the only Gator with collegiate experience in the backcourt

·         28 double-figure scoring games … scored in UF’s last 25 games … scoring leader in 12 games … assist leader in 19 games … three 20-point scoring games


Sophomore Year (2011-12)

·         One of five Gators to appear in all 33 games and only one to start every game during the year

·         Scored in every game except two

·         Averaged second-most minutes played per game (29.3 mpg), behind Jordan Jones

·         Team’s fourth-leading scorer (8.1 ppg), also ranked No. 2 for assists (2.6 apg) and made three-pointers (25) and No. 3 for free throws made per game (1.6 pg) and attempted (2.4 pg)

·         Scored in double-figures in a season-long four consecutive games early in the year

·         Topped the 600-point mark for her career during the NCAA Second Round game against top-seeded and eventual champion Baylor (March 20)

·         Sealed UF’s NCAA Second Round upset victory against No. 16/18 Ohio State when she connected on two free throws with 6.7 seconds remaining after the Buckeyes pulled within four points

·         Made her first-ever visit to the state of New York when the team competed at the Courtyard LaGuardia Turkey Classic hosted by Long Island University, Nov. 25-26

·         Earned a spot on the Gator Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team (hosted by UF), when she scored a season-high 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the floor in the championship game against Duquesne (Dec. 21) one day after tying her career-high of nine assists in the win versus Charleston Southern (Dec. 20)

·         Career-best showing from the free throw line against Hampton (Nov. 22), hitting 9-of-10 en route to 15 points

·         Received the ‘Charge Award’ at the team’s postseason banquet for leading the squad in that category

·         UF’s leading scorer in a game one time, rebounder in one game and assists leader in 15 games

·         11 double-figure scoring games (last: 11 points vs. Ohio State, March 18)


Freshman Year (2010-11)

·         Voted to the 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team by the league’s coaches

·         Earned a spot on the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

·         Voted by her coaches and teammates as the Most Improved Player

·         Appeared in 34 of 35 games, missing the North Florida (Nov. 23) contest due to injury (left ankle sprain)

·         Started 13 games and averaged 8.7 points and 2.9 assists in those games

·         Scored in every game she played

·         First guard off the bench when she didn’t start

·         Led UF in made field goals (115) and ranked second for scoring (335 points, 9.9 ppg)

·         Ranked 12th in SEC (all games) for made three-pointers (53)

·         During the two SEC Tournament games, averaged 11.5 points

·         In the last five games, averaged a team-leading 15.4 points, hitting 37.5 percent from the three-point arc (12-32) with nine assists

·         Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week, most recently honored on Feb. 28 for helping UF to a pair of upset wins, including the regular-season finale against No. 22 Georgia (Feb. 27), when she scored a career-high 22 points, hitting 5-of-10 three-pointers, tied for the most treys in a game by a freshman in program history

·         UF’s second-leading scorer overall (9.5 ppg); second-most three-pointers (48) and ranks second for assists (83, 2.5 pg)

·         In two Postseason WNIT games averaged 16.0 points and hit 5-of-14 three-pointers (35.7%)

·         Led UF at FGCU (March 21) with 19 points, converting a career-best 7-of-10 from the free throw line, with two coming with 16.9 second remaining that gave UF a 73-69 lead; sank one more with 6.7 seconds left to secure the victory; scored seven points during an 11-0 run when UF trailed by nine

·         Scored five of her eight points with 11:17 remaining in UF’s first win at Vanderbilt (Feb. 25) since 2004

·         Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 31 after being UF’s leading rebounder in its two games, with a career-high eight coming versus Alabama

·         Tied with 12 points for team scoring honors in the win against Alabama (Jan. 27), with her last two coming when she hit both ends of a one-and-one with 51 seconds remaining that increased UF’s lead to nine in the six-point victory; also canned a three-pointer with 2:26 remaining that gave UF a six-point lead, as she also collected a career and team-high eight rebounds

·         Tallied 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting in the two-point road win at South Carolina (Jan. 9)

·         Solid SEC debut in the upset against No. 22/24 Arkansas, scoring nine points and collecting a game- and career-high nine rebounds

·         Earned Gator Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team honors, the first individual event award of her career, as she totaled 26 points, 12 assists and shot 52.4 percent (11-21) from the floor during the two-game championship run

·         One assist shy of her first career double-double, when she dished nine while scoring 13 points against Alabama State (Dec. 20)

·         Made the most of her first collegiate start, scoring 11 points with three assists against Harvard (Dec. 7)

·         Scored six points during UF’s game-ending 16-4 run that fueled the eight-point win against Old Dominion, as she totaled 10 points, hitting 6-of-6 from the free throw line

·         UF’s leading scorer in the championship game of Dead River Company Classic win over Navy (Nov. 28), recording 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting, with 2-of-5 from three-point arc and three assists

·         Twisted her left ankle with 4:35 remaining in the first half of the game at DePaul (Nov. 18) and did not return; also missed the next game as a result

·         Absence at DePaul was felt, as she had scored six points on a pair of treys in 11 minutes and the Gators lost by one

·         Impressive collegiate debut during the season-opening win against UCF, as she scored 10 first-half points en route to a team-best 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting, in addition to converting 5-of-8 free throws and collecting four rebounds

·         Scored first points in a Gator uniform from the free throw line against UCF, connecting on both with 15:21 left in the first half; her first field goal was a 3-pointer versus the Knights, draining the first of back-to-back treys with 12:20 remaining in the opening frame

·         17 double-figure scoring games (most on the team; most recent was 23 points at Charlotte, March 24)


High School

·         Graduated June of 2010 from P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, where she was coached by Willie Powers and by former Gator letterwinner Ash’lea Moore her junior season

·         Led the Blue Wave to the state tournament ever year, including in 2010 when the team won the 2010 FHSAA 2A state championship

·         Contributed 23 points and nine rebounds in the title game and guided the program to its first high school title since 1983

·         During her championship senior campaign, averaged 16.6 points, four assists, five rebounds and was an 85.4-percent foul shooter despite rarely playing more than a half in almost every game due to the Blue Wave’s dominance

·         Helped P.K. Yonge to a 30-2 record her senior year, when the squad was undefeated against in-state teams

·         Topped the 1,000-point plateau toward the end of her sophomore season

·         2010 McDonalds All-American Nominee

·         Voted The Florida Dairy Famers’ 2009 and 2010 Class 2A Player of the Year

·         Averaged 20.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.8 steals per game in 2009, when she rode the Blue Wave to a 28-1 overall record, the team’s lone loss was to Miramar Parkway in the Class 3A State Championship game

·         Attempted 6.6 free throw per game in hit 72 percent of them her junior year

·         Named to the 2009 Class 3A First-Team All-State squad, after honorable mention notice in 2008

·         The Gainesville Sun’s 2009 Small School Player of the Year

·         Selected for Florida-Georgia All-Star game

·         2010 All-Area First Team 1A-2A

·         Played during several summers for Essence, which won the 2008 NIKE Nationals, as well as several other tournaments


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