50 Sally McCabe
50 Sally McCabe
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
High School: Mt. Juliet HS
Position: Center
Last School: Mt. Juliet HS
Experience: 1L

Statistics: 20172016 2015

As a Junior: Was named to the 2016-17 Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete Team Named First Team … Started 30 of Belmont’s 31 contests, averaging 12.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game … Earned OVC Defensive Player of the Year for second-straight season and was tabbed First Team All-OVC for second year in a row … 2017 OVC Tournament, All-Tournament selection … Scored her 1,000th career point at Belmont in her team’s win over Morehead State (2/18/17), becoming just the 28th player in program history to do so … Registered a program-record 95 blocks and after the season she ranked second in the Belmont record books with 198 career rejections … Finished the season nationally ranked in blocks (9th) and blocked shots per game (12th) … After recording a pair of double doubles in matchups against Eastern Kentucky (2/15/17) and Morehead State  (2/18/17), she was named OVC Player of the Week, Feb. 21 … After averaging 15.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in wins against UT Martin (1/5/17) and SEMO (1/7/17) the junior was tabbed Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Jan. 10 … Finished with 26 double figure scoring games, eight double figure rebounding games, and a team-best seven double doubles … Led the team in scoring on six occasions and led the team in rebounding 20 times … Began the season with 15 points, six rebounds and three blocks at Fort Wayne (11/11/16) … Scored 12 points, snagged 12 rebounds and tied a season best with seven blocks in BU’s road win at UAB (11/19/16) … Brought in 12 rebounds vs. Green Bay (11/22/16) … Rattled off 10-straight double figure scoring games from 11/29/16 – 1/7/17 … Arguably her best all-around effort came against SEMO (1/7/17) when she tallied her first double double of the season (19 points, 13 rebounds) to go with seven blocked shots … Scored 22 points (10-of-13 shooting) at Morehead State (1/14/17) … Compiled five or more blocked shots in five-straight games from 1/7/17 – 1/21/17 … Added her second double double of the season at Tennessee Tech (1/21/17) … Added a double double vs. Jacksonville State (2/8/17) with 12 points, 11 rebounds and five swats … Recorded double doubles in back to back games against vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/15/17) and Morehead State (2/18/17) … Added a season-best 27 points in Belmont’s comeback win over UT Martin in the OVC Tournament Semifinals (3/3/17) … Finished the season with back-to-back doubles as she scored 11 points and tallied 11 rebounds against Eastern Kentucky (3/4/17) in the OVC Tournament Championship before she scored 16 points and snagged 12 rebounds against Kentucky (3/17/17) in the NCAA Tournament … Notched 10 double figure scoring efforts in her final 10 games.

As a Sophomore: First Team All-OVC; OVC Defensive POTY ... BU's third leading scorer at 12.2 points per game ... BU's leading rebounder at 7.3 per contest ... Shot 51.1% from the floor (169-331) ... Started all 33 games ... 24 double-figure point games, seven double-figure rebound games ... Notched five double-doubles ... Scored at least 20 points in three games ... Shot 80% from the free throw line ... 16 point, 11 rebound effort against Troy (11/29) ... Scored at least 14 points in seven-straight games from late December through mid January ... 12 point, 13 rebound at Wake Forest (12/6) ... Ohio Valley Conference Co-Player of the Week and College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Women's Basketball Player of the Week (Dec. 7) ... 17 point, 19 board effort at SEMO (12/31) ... Scored 14 points and corralled 13 rebounds against Jacksonville State (2/10) ... Registered 14 points and picked up 12 rebounds against Tennessee Tech (2/20) ... OVC Tournament MVP after career-high 23/10 in OVC final (3/5) ... Her 59 blocked shots last season were the sixth most in program history and the fourth most in Belmont’s NCAA Division I history (1997 and on) ...Her 169 field goals last season were the fourth most in Belmont’s NCAA Division I  history ... 2015-16 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll Honoree.

As a Freshman: Played in all 31 games, earning 19 starts ... Broke freshman record for most rebounds in a single game with 19 ... Finished rookie season nationally ranked 130th in blocked shots per game (1.42) ... In the OVC ranked fifth in blocked shots per game and seventh in field-goal percentage ... Led the Bruins in blocks (44) and was second on the team in rebounds (175), defensive rebounds (131), and field goals made (118) ... Two-time OVC Freshman of the Week (1/27 and 2/17) ... Averaged 8.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per outing ... Reached double digits in scoring on 14 occasions ... Notched three double doubles ... Tallied three or more blocks six times ... Perfect at the free-throw line five times ... Played 20 or more minutes 19 times ... Made collegiate debut at Vanderbilt (11/14), hitting two three pointers and was one rebound shy of a double double ... Pulled down four offensive rebounds against North Alabama (11/16) ... Tallied season-high three assists and two steals at Georgia (12/22) .. Went 7-for-10 from the floor at Murray State (1/17) ... Matched season-high seven field goals at Tennessee State (1/24) en route to scoring season best 18 points ... Collected four blocks against Tennessee Tech (1/31) ... Tallied season-high five blocks at Jacksonville State (2/11) ... Also logged season-high 35 minutes on the floor and pulled down a season-high 19 rebounds against the Gamecocks ... Went 4-for-4 at the free-throw line versus Jacksonville State (3/5) in the OVC Tournament quarterfinals ... Named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Mount Juliet High under coach Chris Fryer ... Earned All-State honors ... Four-year varsity starter ... Helped lead in MJHS to the state tournament.

Personal: Born Sally Grace McCabe on August 19, 1996 in Old Hickory, Tenn. ... Daughter of Scott and Kathy McCabe ... Has two siblings: Molly and Dillon ... Hobbies include basketball and tennis ... Lists favorite athletes as Rafael Nadal and Michael Phelps ... Lists favorite singers as Justin Timberlake, Josh Turner, and any country artists ... Favorite books are Redeeming Love and anything by Nicholas Sparks ... Lists favorite movies as Walk The Line and Frozen ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning sub-state two different years to go to the state tournament ... Majoring in Psychology.