Women's Basketball


  • position Forward
  • height 6-3
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Baltimore, Md.
  • High school Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
  • Previous School LSU
  • Major Public Health

Provided UK with good depth in the post after transferring from LSU after two seasons … Was one of the best post players in the nation after high school … Is skilled around the basket and athletic up and down the floor.

Career Awards / Honors
3x SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll (2020-21, 2022-23, 2023-24)
2021-22 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

2023-24 (Senior)
Played in all 32 games and made all 32 starts in 2023-24 … Averaged a team-lead 14.2 points per game and a team-lead 10.6 rebounds per game in 31.1 minutes per game, while compiling a team-lead 43 steals, a team-lead 27 blocks and 31 assists … Had 25 10+ point games, 14 15+ point games, seven 20+ point games, two 25+ point games and one 30+ point game on the season … Had 19 10+ point rebound games … Finished the season sixth on the program’s single-season rebounds list (339) and tied for sixth on the program’s single-season rebounds per game list (10.6) … Eclipsed 500 career rebounds while playing in the SEC Tournament First Round, and concluded season with 523 … Had 18 double-double games, including a 30-15 game, a 20-20 game, a 20-15 game and three 20-10s … Became the first player to record a 20-20 game since Valerie Still did so for the second time in her career against Charleston on Dec. 19, 1982, while Petty and Still are the only two players in program history to have accomplished that feat … Dished out at least three assists in two games and made at least two steals in 15 games in 2023-24 … Led UK in scoring 12 times, in rebounds 29 times, in assists twice, in steals 12 times and in blocks 12 times … Recorded a career-high 33 points and a career-high 13 field goals in win over Tennessee Tech on Dec. 3 … Grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds against RV/No. 24 Vanderbilt on Jan. 11 … Dished out a career-high tying three assists twice on the season … Recorded a career-high tying three blocks twice on the season … Made a career-high five steals against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament Second Round on March 7 … Played a career-high 37 minutes and five seconds at Tennessee on Jan. 7.

2022-23 (Junior)
Played in 29 games for Kentucky, averaging 5.7 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game in 15.1 minutes per game … She added 21 blocks, 20 steals and 18 assists in 2022-23 … Scored in double digits in six straight games, and in seven of eight games, during the nonconference season… That stretch included two double-doubles, the first of her career … Petty scored at least 10 points in nine games on the season and at least 15 points in two games on the season … She led Kentucky in rebounds on 12 occasions and in blocks on nine occasions … Recorded six points, five rebounds and two assists against Alabama in the 2023 SEC Tournament Second Round … Had 10 points, seven rebounds and four steals at Texas A&M … Had seven points and six rebounds at Ole Miss … Played 17 minutes at then-No. 1/1 South Carolina, recording six rebounds, two points, two blocks and one steal … Led Kentucky with seven rebounds against then-No. 1/1 South Carolina, adding three points and two assists … Had three rebounds, three blocks and three points against then-No. 7/6 LSU, adding a steal and an assist … Recorded three rebounds and two blocks in less than six minutes at Georgia … Grabbed eight rebounds against then-No. 24/23 Arkansas, adding four points, two steals and a block … Scored 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting against Ohio, adding eight rebounds, three assists and a block … Had 11 points and nine rebounds against Murray State, adding two blocks and a steal … Had 11 points against then-RV/No. 24 Louisville, adding six rebounds … Recorded second straight double-double in first true road game of the season at Minnesota, recording 16 points, 12 rebounds, an assist and a steal … Had her first career double-double against UNC-Greensboro, recording 10 points, 12 rebounds, two block, two steals and an assist … Scored 12 points against Dayton in the Bahamas, adding six rebounds, two steals and an assist … Scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting against then-No. 14/14 Virginia Tech in the Bahamas, adding four rebounds and a block … Had five points and seven rebounds against Bellarmine, adding two steals, an assist and a block … Recorded five rebounds against Coastal Carolina, adding two points and a block … Scored six points in season opener against Radford, adding three rebounds and an assist.

2020-22 (at LSU)
Played in 31 career games across two seasons at LSU … As a freshman in 2021, she appeared in 19 games finishing the year with 18 rebounds, 17 points, two blocks and one assist … Scored a season-high five points against Auburn as a freshman … As a sophomore, she played in 12 games … Had a career-best 12 points against Samford, going 5-of-6 from the field … Added six rebounds against Texas Southern last season.

High School
Played senior season at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute … The Engineers were 22-1 and ranked No. 1, advancing as far as the 3A state semifinals before the season shutdown … Team won third straight Baltimore City title in February 2020 … Was a top stock riser in Summer 2019 on the AAU circuit playing for Power Move … Was No. 1 post player and No. 16 overall in Next Sports Phenom Class of 2020 Top 100 ranking … Played her junior year at the Institute of Notre Dame, averaging 15 points and 11 rebounds per game … As a freshman and sophomore, played at New Town High School, the Maryland 2A state champions in 2017 … Averaged 14.8 points and 11.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore at New Town.

First name is pronounced like “Asia.”

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