Bridgeport, CT-Former University of Bridgeport women's basketball standout Sidney Parsons (Chandler, AZ/Hamilton HS) has signed a one-year professional contract to play with the SV Halle Lions of the Division 1 German DBBL during this coming season.
During her four-year career at UB, Parsons started every game (114) for the Purple Knights at the guard position from November 2006 through March 2010.
In January 2010, she also became only the thirteenth player in University of Bridgeport women's basketball history to reach the 1,000 career point plateau.
A May 2010 graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a major in Social Science with a concentration in Pre-Law and minors in history, sociology and psychology, Parsons also starred in the classroom amassing a perfect 4.0 grade point average during her undergraduate career. Sidney earned ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District honors three times during her career and was selected as the East Coast Conference Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2009.
"I'm really excited to be able to continue my basketball career," said Parsons. "I look forward to being able to experience living overseas and being part of the SV Halle club. I'm grateful that basketball has given me this outstanding opportunity."