NAME: Sydney Moss
COACH’S QUOTE -- “Because of her humble mannerism, outstanding skill, great athleticism, and sportsmanship, she is a fan favorite and great ambassador of the game of basketball.”– Nell Fookes, Basketball Coach.
SCHOOL: Boone County High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2012
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Scholarship to University of Florida
RESIDENCE: Boone County
MOM: Libby Offutt
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Grandfather Frank Offutt
FUTURE GOAL: "Finish college with a degree"
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Senior Sydney Moss, the school's all-time leading scorer, is a strong candidate for Kentucky Miss Basketball having entered her senior year with 2,140 career points and 1,156 rebounds. Sydney has averaged a double-double throughout her career, and last season averaged 22.9 ppg.-11.8 rpg. and was named MVP of the district and regional tournaments. She also was named NKY Player of the Year (Enquirer) for the 2nd time and 1st team all-state. She was the cover girl for ESPN Rise magazine in February, 2010. Sydney holds the school record for single game scoring (41 points) and rebounds (28). Big games this season include scoring 38 points vs. Princeton and 34 points (10 rebounds) vs. Highlands. "As impressive as Sydney's stats are, she is an even better person," says Coach Nell Fookes. An honor roll student active in community service, Sydney is the daughter of NFL great Randy Moss. She will continue her basketball career next year at the University of Florida.
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