Women's Basketball

MaddieScherr

  • position Guard
  • height 5-11
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Florence, Ky.
  • Previous School Oregon

Transferred to Kentucky after two strong seasons at Oregon … Was named Kentucky Miss Basketball in 2020 … Will bring leadership and experience to the guard position.

Oregon (2021-22)
Played in 53 career games through two seasons at Oregon, starting 32 of those contests … Averaged 3.7 points, 2.6 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game throughout her two-year career … As a sophomore, she averaged 4.7 points and 3.7 rebounds with 102 assists and 46 steals … As a freshman, she averaged 2.3 points and 1.9 rebounds with 36 assists and 25 steals … Hit 32.9 percent from the field and 32.6 percent from 3 during her stint at Oregon … Best game as a sophomore was against Kansas State, scoring 16 points with three rebounds, six assists and two steals, going 4-of-8 from long range … Had 10 points against eventual national champion South Carolina with two rebounds, five assists and two steals … Had 14 points against Idaho State with four rebounds, five assists and two steals … Had five or more assists in 10 games as a sophomore with two or more assists in 15 games … Played in 22 games as true freshman, recording two or more steals in 10 games … Had a season-high nine points against Seattle and added seven points, six assists and five rebounds against Cal … Started during Oregon’s 2021 postseason run, helping the Ducks to the Sweet 16 with six assists and three steals in a win vs. Georgia.

High School
A five five-star freshman out of high school in 2020 … The nation’s No. 19 ranked recruit in the class of 2020 according to the final espnW top-100 rankings, and a consensus top-20 recruit by Blue Star, Prospect Nation and All-Star Girls Report … A McDonalds all-American and Jordan Brand Classic selection … Was the Kentucky Gatorade State player of the year in each of her final two seasons at Ryle High School … Led Ryle to the state tournament three straight seasons … As a senior, she averaged 14.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game to claim the title of 2020 Kentucky Miss Basketball … Guided Ryle to the school’s first-ever Kentucky State Championship (all classifications) as a junior in 2018-19 after averaging 16.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.7 steals per game … A consensus first-team All-State selection and the MVP of the 2019 Kentucky State Tournament, averaging 12.0 points and 6.8 rebounds per game to lead Ryle to the state title … Graduated as Ryle’s all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and assists … Carried a 3.8 GPA and was very active in Young Life and in her community, earning the 2020 Donna Murphy Award by the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation for her success on and off the court.

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