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Sadalia Ellis

Class: Junior
Position: G
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Cypress Falls High School

Hometown: Houston, Texas

2013-14 (So.)
• Started the first 12 games of the year at point guard for the Lady Flames
• Paced the team and ranked fourth in the Big South with 4.0 apg
• Finished sixth in the conference with a 1.23 assist-to-turnover ratio
• Set then career highs for scoring in each of the season's first two games, tallying 13 points at Charlotte (Nov. 8) and 15 points against James Madison (Nov. 12)
• Sank a career-high four three-pointers during the James Madison game
• Dished out eight assists and committed only one turnover during a come-from-behind win over Savannah State on Nov. 30
• Finished with a career-high 17 points, a team-high seven assists and a career high-equaling five rebounds on Jan. 30 against High Point
• Dished out a game-high seven assists on her 20th birthday (Feb. 22), helping Liberty defeat Winthrop
• Five days later, set a career high with nine assists at Radford
• Competed for the track & field team for the second straight season

2012-13 (Fr.)
• Ranked third on the team with 64 assists as a freshman
• Tallied seven assists during the second game of her career, Nov. 16 versus Grambling State, marking the most helpers ever by a Lady Flame in a Preseason WNIT contest
• Scored a season-high 10 points during a Dec. 17 victory over Virginia Union
• Made 11 straight free throw attempts between Jan. 10 and Feb. 23
• Played a season-high and team-high 31 minutes during the Big South Championship title game win against Longwood (March 10), finishing with eight points and a game-high four assists
• Also high jumped for the track & field team, tying for second place at the Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a 5-4.25 clearance

Prep
• Graduated from Cypress Falls High School
• Helped Cypress Falls go a combined 103-10 during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons
• During her senior year, Cypress Falls posted a 37-3 record and reached the Texas Class 5A state semifinals for the first time in program history
• Her season stats included 10.0 ppg, 6.8 apg, 5.0 spg, 3.1 rpg and 0.9 bpg
• Tabbed District 17-5A Defensive Player of the Year and earned TGCA All-State honors for the second consecutive season as a senior
• Played in the Greater Houston Area Girls Basketball Association All-Star Game
• As a junior, she was part of a 37-2 Cypress Falls team which won a district title
• Averaged 9.2 ppg, 5.8 apg, 4.3 spg and 3.0 rpg during her junior campaign
• Her junior year awards included a TGCA All-State selection and second team All-Greater Houston mention
• Also named District 17-5A Defensive Player of the Year and first team all-district that year
• Her sophomore squad went 29-5
• As a sophomore, was tabbed District 17-5A Newcomer of the Year
• Also excelled in track & field, high jumping 5-7 and long jumping 18-8 to set school records in both events
• Tied for third in high jump at the 2012 Texas 5A State Championship

Personal
• Daughter of Zuhura Gober (Terence Gober) and Moses Ellis (Tamatha Ellis)
• Sister of Tristian Gober (31), Jaala Adewale (27), Sade Alston (23), Briana Gober (17) and Nikolas Ellis (12)
• Birthday is on Feb. 22
• Exercise science major