ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – Former St. Bonaventure women's basketball standout Jessica Jenkins has helped guide her professional team, Keflavik of the Iceland-Dominos League, to the league championship series set to begin April 20th against KR Reykjavik.
Jenkins scored 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out eight assists in the decisive fifth game of Keflavik's 78-70 series-clinching victory over Valur. The Marion, Ohio native averaged 17.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists in the series.
In 31 regular season contests, Jenkins showed her development from college to the professional ranks by averaging 17.5 points while hauling in 4.8 rebounds and handing out 3.0 assists. In her senior season at St. Bonaventure, a season in which she lead the Bonnies to a 31-4 record, a trip to the NCAA Tournament and a ride to the Sweet 16, Jenkins averaged 13.9 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists.
Jenkins notched 20+ points on ten occasions including 30+ three times. She scored a career high 34 points on 6-11 shooting from long range in an 82-74 game 2 playoff victory over Valur on April 6th.
The St. Bonaventure grad was a member of the winningest class in program history (98 wins). She scored 1,441 points in her career which ranks seventh in program history. Her 338 three-pointers are tops in program history. She was named to the Atlantic 10 First Team and All-Academic Team as a senior.
Be sure to check back for updates as Jenkins hopes to lead Keflavik to a league title in her first professional season.