14 Jessica Jenkins
14 Jessica Jenkins
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marion, Ohio
High School: Marion Harding
Position: G

Career Stats

As A Senior (2011-12) |
Game-By-Game Stats 
Atlantic 10 First Team and All-Academic member … Naismith Player of the Year Finalist (one of just 30 in the nation) … National Player of the Week and A-10 Player of the Week (Feb. 23) … among active players, Jenkins owns the most career 3-pointers made in the nation (331), ranking her 13th on the all-time NCAA list … broke the A-10 career 3-point record earlier this season (was 291) … has hit exactly eight 3-pointers in a game three times this year … established career highs in rebounds, field goals made and free throws made this season … currently second on the program’s all-time free-throw list at 87.1 percent (min. 75 FTs made) ... 63-65 (96.9 percent) this season, including a perfect 38-38 in A-10 games … started all 32 games for SBU this season, extending her consecutive starts streak to 98 games … has hit five or more 3-pointers in a game 24 times (23 since the start of her sophomore year), the most of any player in the country … in the last three years, has been shut out from 3-point range in a game just nine times; in the nine games following being blanked from long range, she has hit at least three 3’s in eight of those contests … hit five 3-pointers to tally a then-season-best 23 points to lead the Bonnies past West Virginia Nov. 18, scoring her 1,000th career point in the process … knocked down a season-high eight 3-pointers on 10 attempts versus Norfolk State … broke the A-10 record for career 3’s as part of a six-trifecta performance against Charlotte … tied a season high with eight 3-pointers and a then-campaign-best 28 points at La Salle … tallied eight 3’s again en route to a season-best 32 points against George Washington Feb. 4. In three NCAA tournament games played 37.7 minutes per game ... scored 9.0 points per game ... pulled in 2.7 rebounds per game ... shot 33% (7-21) from beyond the arc. 

As A Junior (2010-11) | Game-By-Game Stats 
Had a career year starting all 33 games for the Bonnies, and has now started 66 straight games ... finished the season making 100 3-pointers, breaking the single-season record in that category … made an average of three 3-pointers a game, a clip which ranked as the eighth-best in the entire nation … her 100 3’s were more than anyone else in the A-10, and her 50 3’s in conference play were more than any other player in the league … will enter the 2011-12 season as the program’s second-leading 3-pointer shooter, having connected on 228 for her career … played less than 30 minutes in a game just eight times, averaging a team-best 32 minutes per contest ... on the season averaged 13.1 points per game and 14.8 in conference play ... had a .405 field goal percentage and a .402 percentage from deep, which was 31st nationally ... in conference play had a .433 percentage from the floor and .455 from 3, fourth-best in the league ... went 65-78 from the free throw line for 83 percent to lead the team ... averaged two rebounds per outing ... averaged nearly an assist per game at 0.94 with a 0.86 assist-to-turnover ratio, good for fourth on the team ... she hit five 3’s in game on eight different occasions, including against Dayton (Feb. 2) when she logged a career-high 40 minutes ... hit a program-record nine 3-pointers in a win over Charlotte (Feb. 26) and finished that game with a career-high 33 points ... she scored in double figures 22 times, eclipsed 20 points in a contest five times and surpassed 30 points twice ... swiped a career-high five steals against West Virginia (Dec. 30) ... scored 31 points and grabbed five rebounds against Duquesne (Feb. 12) ... netted 20 points in the opening-round game of the WNIT against Lehigh (Mar. 17).

As A Sophomore (2009-10) | Game-By-Game Stats
Was one of only three players to start in all 33 games … averaged a team-high 30.1 minutes per game …played 30 minutes or more in 19 games … was second on the team in total points with 372 … joined Dana Mitchell and Megan Van Tatenhove in double-digit scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game … had 18 double-figure scoring games, including three 20+ point games … led the team in scoring six times … finished with 89 made 3-pointers, good for second on the single-season record list and top of the Atlantic 10 … was sixth in the A-10 in 3-point percentage,  shooting .390 (89-228) … finished first on the team in free-throw percentage and posted a program second-best single-season record of .896 (43-48) … paced the team with 17 points in the season opener at Binghamton (Nov. 13) … grabbed a season-high five rebounds at Big 4 rival Canisius (Nov. 17) … went 7-of-12 from behind the arc at Quinnipiac (Dec. 2) for a season-high 25 points … shot a season-high 60 percent from long range against Fairleigh Dickinson (Dec. 19) … dished out a team-high five assists against Lehigh (Dec. 30) … had a stand out game at Virginia (Jan. 4) going 7-of-10 from the field, including 6-of-8 from long range … stuffed the stat sheet versus Duquesne (Jan. 13), playing 34 minutes, adding 14 points, grabbing two rebounds and dishing out two assists … went 3-for-4 at La Salle (Jan. 20) for a season-high .750 shooting percentage … chipped in 18 points in the 30-point victory against Fordham (Jan. 27) … went a perfect 4-of-4 from the line in victory at Temple (Jan. 30) …had a season-high seven assists at Massachusetts (Feb. 2) … added 18 points in the loss at Charlotte, going 5-for-15 from the fiend and 4-of-5 from the line … played 36 minutes in the Atlantic 10 first round victory against Saint Louis (March 5), adding 17 points … played a season-high 38 minutes in the quarterfinals of the A-10 championship against Dayton (March 6) … had 22 points in the first round of the WNIT against Robert Morris (March 18) going 7-of-13 from the field and 3-for-3 from the line … finished the season with 14 points against Big Ten foe Northwestern (March 22) in the second round of the WNIT.

As A Freshman (2008-09) | Game-By-Game Stats
Provided a consistent threat from 3-point land off the bench ... saw action in every game, averaging 13.7 minutes per contest ... played more than 20 minutes in six games ... finished third on the team with 39 made 3-pointers ... led the team and finished second in the Atlantic 10 with a .415 (39-94) 3-point field goal percentage ... made at least three 3-pointers seven times during the season ... scored in double figures in six contests ... had a coming out party in the 77-58 win against Big 4 rival Buffalo (Nov. 16), scoring 11 points on 4-of-8 from the field and 3-of-6 from behind the arc in 21 minutes of play ... had the best game of her career against Syracuse (Dec. 28), pouring in a season-high 18 points on 5-of-8 from the field, including a 5-for-7 showing from downtown, in just 16 minutes of action ... also put up a season-high five long balls against the Orange... shot 3-of-6 from long range against regular season A-10 champion Xavier (Feb. 1) ...put in 12 points in the victory against A-10 foe Duquesne (Feb. 18), including going 3-for-4 from behind the arc ... rose her game to a new level in postseason play with a 14 point performance on 4-of-5 shooting from 3-point territory in St. Bonaventure's first round A-10 tournament victory over Saint Joseph's (Mar. 6) ... showed the poise of a veteran by going 3-for-5 from beyond the arc in the win against Wisconsin (Mar. 26) in the second round of the WNIT... also put in 20 minutes of work in the come-from-behind victory against the Badgers  

High School
Capped prep career with a selection to the Associated Press Division I All-Ohio first team... led Marion Harding to a 23-2 (10-0) record last season en route to a Greater Buckeye Conference championship as well as Sectional and District VI titles ... compiled season averages of 19.2 points and 3.0 assists per game as a senior ... earned Greater Buckeye Conference, District VI and Northwest District Player of the Year honors last season ... tallied a single-season school best 451 points in 2007-08, including a record 37-point outburst against Lima on Dec. 7 ... sits atop the President's all-time scoring chart with 1,284 career points ... posted junior year tallies of 13.2 points, 6.0 assists and 1.8 steals per game ... named to the All-Greater Buckeye Conference and All-District VI first teams following junior campaign ... 2006-07 All-Ohio honorable mention ... owns every 3-point field goal shooting record at Marion Harding ... shot at a career rate of 43.0 percent from behind the arc with 187 triples over four varsity seasons ... posted all-time program bests with 55 treys in a single-season and seven trifectas in a single-game ... also holds President records in all-time assists (517), made field goals (458) and made free throws (181) in addition to single-season marks in helpers (173), field goal percentage (61.4) and free throw percentage (85.0) ... four-time All-GBC, District VI and Northwest District selection ... coached by Bill Sykes.

Born on May 11, 1990 ... daughter of Bruce and Sherry Jenkins ... her mother played basketball at Xavier for one season ... graduated in the top 20 of the 2008 class at Marion Harding ... three-time All-Conference Academic team selection ... member of the National Honor Society in high school ... also earned varsity letters in tennis ... named the GBC Tennis Player of the Year as a senior ... played with the Capital City Comets AAU club in 2007 ... undeclared business major.

In The News
Dec. 16, 2010: "20 Questions" With Jessica Jenkins
Jan. 4, 2012: "Bona Senior Class Ready To Grab Its Spot In History"
March 20, 2012: "Training has its benefits for Jenkins" - Buffalo News