1  Special Jennings
Special Jennings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Lutheran East

Height:
5-6

Position:
Guard


04/29/2010

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2009-10 All-Atlantic 10 Second Team

2010-11 All-Atlantic 10 Third Team

2010-11 Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team


At Xavier: Saw action in 131 games for Xavier, while earning 115 consecutive starts ... Tied for fourth on Xavier's all-time assists list with 515 helpers ... Earned All-Atlantic 10 Second Team honors following the 2009-10 season and Third Team honors in 2010-11 ... One of XU's top free throw shooters each year, Jennings finished her career in fifth place in XU's all-time free throw percentage list at .773 ... Was a part of three Atlantic 10 Tournament Championships in her four years and made 15 3-point field goals during those contests. The 15 long-balls mark the third-highest total in Xavier history ... Made herself into a solid 3-point shooting threat, averaging 33.3 treys over her last three years while shooting the long-ball at a 48.9 percent clip over that three-year span.

2010-11 (As a Senior): Named to the A-10 All-Conference Third Team and to the A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Led the league and ranked 16th nationally with a 2.12 assist/turnover ratio and 28th nationally with 5.2 apg. ... Was 5-of-7 for 14 points at Middle Tennessee ... Scored 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting in XU's win over Louisville on 11/23. Was a perfect 3-for-3 from behind the arc ... Dished out a career-high 10 assists in the 69-66 win over Southern California on 12/2 ... Was 3-for-5 from behind the arc scoring 11 points and dished out eight assists at Massachusetts on 1/16 ... Again scored 11 points on 3-of-5 3-point shooting and tallied nine assists vs. St. Bonaventure on 1/19 ... Was 3-of-5 from the floor and a perfect 4-for-4 from the line for 10 points at Charlotte on 1/22 ... Dished out five assists in only 19 minutes of action against La Salle on 2/1 ... Was 7-of-11 from the field for a season-high 19 points to lead XU to a 70-66 overtime win at Dayton on 2/5 ... Tallied a career-high six steals at Saint Louis (2/16) ... Was 4-of-8 from the field (2-of-3) and a perfect 4-for-4 at the line for 14 points against Duquense on 2/20 ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds to go with 17 points and five assists in XU's A-10 Championship finals win over Dayton on 3/7 ... Dished out six or more assists 13 times and played six complete games this season ... Started 115 consecutive games for the Musketeers ... Named to the Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Second Team.

2011 Postseason: Averaged 10.6 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and 5.6 apg. in five postseason contests for the Musketeers ... Played a team-high 38.0 minutes per game and dished out 28 assists to 17 turnovers for 1.6 assist/turnover ratio ... Went the distance playing 40 minutes in XU's A-10 Championship title win over Dayton on March 7. She was 6-of-12 from the field and 5-of-5 from the line for 17 points and grabbed a career-high eight boards in the win ... Recorded seven assists twice in postseason play, against Saint Joseph's A-10 quarterfinal action and versus Louisville in the NCAA Tournament Second Round contest ... Was named to the A-10 Championship All-Tournament Team for her efforts during the league championship.

2009-10 (As a Junior): Started at the point in all 34 of Xavier's games ... Averaged 8.4 points per game, which was good for fifth on the team ... Led the Atlantic 10 at 4.4 assists per game and was third in the conference with a rock-solid 1.7 assists-to-turnover ratio ... Finished ninth in the league with a .375 3-point field goal percentage and was fifth with a .824 free throw percentage ... Averaged a team-high 31.1 minutes per game and played at least 35 minutes in 13 games, including every game during the postseason ... Scored in double-figures 12 times and the Musketeers were 11-1 in those contests ... Dished out at least five assists on 17 occasions and XU was 15-2 in those games ... Was integral to XU's 9-1 record in road games, averaging 9.7 points while shooting 48.1 percent from deep and dishing-out 40 assists against only 20 turnovers ... Scored a career-high 23 points and hit several big shots down the stretch in the Musketeers' 80-79 overtime victory at Dayton on February 17. Jennings was 7-of-10 from beyond the 3-point arc and also dished-out seven assists against only one turnover against the Flyers ... Scored 18 points and was 4-of-5 from deep in XU's 74-55 beating of Duquesne on February 13 ... Registered a career-high nine assists twice ... Scored 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting and dished-out six assists in Xavier's 62-53 victory at St. Bonaventure on January 23. Two days later, Jennings was honored as the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week.


2010 Postseason: Averaged 8.7 points in Xavier's seven postseason contests, which was the third-highest average on the team ... Averaged a team-high 37.4 minutes per game and dished-out a team-high 30 assists against only 17 turnovers ... Averaged 9.3 points per game and made 10 of her 11 attempts from the free throw line in XU's three-game run to the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Was a solid 4-of-9 from beyond the 3-point arc during the A-10 Championship ... Scored 12 points and was 3-of-6 from the field in XU's 61-52 Quarterfinal victory over Richmond on March 6 ... Also scored 12 points and dished-out five assists in 40-minutes of action in the Championship Final victory over Temple on March 8 ... Averaged 8.3 points and 5.3 assists per game in XU's four NCAA Tournament contests ... Made 10 of her 14 free throw attempts and played a team-high 37.2 minutes per game ... Opened up NCAA Tournament play in style, scoring 15 points on 4-of-5 shooting while dishing-out four assists in XU's NCAA First Round victory over East Tennessee State on March 21 ... Scored only one point in XU's NCAA Second Round victory over Vanderbilt on March 23. Jennings did dish-out a career-high tying nine assists and stole the ball twice against the Commodores ... Bounced back and scored 12 points and was 4-of-8 from the field in XU's NCAA Sacramento Regional Semifinal victory over Gonzaga on March 27.

2008-09 (As a Sophomore): Earned a spot in the starting lineup in each of Xavier's 32 games ... Averaged 8.3 points 2.6 rebounds and a team-high 3.3 assists per game ... Her 3.3 assists per game was ninth-best in the A-10 and her assists-to-turnover ratio of 1.59-to-1 was second best in the league ... One of the most improved players on the squad, Jennings scoring output was up 4.7 points per game and her 3-point field goal percentage (.434) was up from .257 during the 2007-08 season ... Her 33 made 3-point field goals were the fourth-highest on the team but her 3-point field goal percentage was tops in the A-10 ... Jennings was XU's top free throw shooter at 75.8 percent ... Recorded at least four assists on 15 occasions and scored in double-figures 12 times ... She quickly showed how much of an improved shooter she became, scoring 12 points and connecting on all four of her attempts from beyond the 3-point arc in XU's season opening victory over Robert Morris on November 14 ... Scored 10 points, was 3-for-3 from deep and dished-out three assists against zero turnovers in XU's 67-44 thumping of Kentucky on December 2 ... Scored 13 points, registered two steals and dropped six dimes at Cincinnati on Pearl Harbor Day ... Was outstanding in Xavier's 71-66 win over Michigan State, pouring in a career-high 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting while also posting three assists ... Scored 13 points, chased down seven rebounds and dropped three dimes in the Musketeers' 83-54 victory over Massachusetts on January 21 ... Poured in 17 points and drained four 3-point field goals in XU's 78-57 win over Dayton on February 15 ... Posted a 10-point, seven-assist effort in the regular season finale against Fordham (2/28).

2009 Postseason: Scored a team-high 17 points in 42 minutes of action in the Atlantic 10 Quarterfinal matchup against Dayton on March 7 ... Totaled seven points and seven rebounds in XU's NCAA First Round contest against Gonzaga on March 21.


2007-08 (As a Freshman): Saw action in all 33 of Xavier games and earned a starting assignment in the last 17 contests ... Averaged 3.6 points per game and dished-out a team-high 94 assists from the point ... A reliable free throw shooter, Jennings was 74.5 percent from the charity stripe and made 12 of her 14 attempts with under two minutes remaining of a game with a single-digit score difference ... Scored her first collegiate points from the free throw line in XU's season opener at Florida on November 9 ... Jennings made her first 12 attempts from the charity stripe to begin her career, including a 6-for-6 effort in XU's win over Penn State on November 15. Jennings also dished-out three assists and recorded a pair of steals vs. the Lady Lions ... Dropped a career-high eight dimes in only 18 minutes of action during Xavier's win at Akron on December 28. The eight assists came against only one turnover ... Scored eight points and dished-out six assists vs. Kansas on January 4 ... Scored seven points, registered three assists and was 4-for-5 from the free throw line in her debut in the starting lineup against Richmond on January 16 ... Came up big in the win over Charlotte, scoring five points and dropping seven dimes in XU's win over the 49'ers on February 17.

2008 Postseason: Averaged 4.5 points and 3.0 assists per game during Xavier's four postseason contests ... Scored a career-high 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting to go along with three assists in XU's Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinal win at Saint Joe's on March 8 ... Scored five points, including a runner in the lane to give XU a three-point lead with 23-seconds to go in the A-10 Championship Semifinal win over No. 13 George Washington.

Before Xavier: Averaged 21.3 points, eight assists and six steals per game en route to leading Lutheran East to a 19-4 record and a conference championship during the 2006-07 season ... Named First Team All-State and Conference MVP following her senior campaign ... Also earned mention as the Division MVP and MVP of the Ohio All-Star Game.

Personal: Grandmother Marlene Robinson, sisters Treasure and Wonderful, coached by Melvin Burke ... Majoring in sport management ... Born February 17, 1989 in Cleveland, Ohio.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 23 at Dayton (February 17, 2010)
Field Goals Made 7 Twice, last at Dayton (February 5, 2011)
Field Goals Attempted 17 at Dayton (February 17, 2010)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 7 at Dayton (February 17, 2010)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 10 at Dayton (February 17, 2010)
Free Throws Made 8 Twice
Free Throws Attempted 13 at Saint Louis (February 21, 2009)
Rebounds 8 vs. Dayton (March 7, 2011)
Assists 10 vs. Southern California (December 2, 2011)
Blocks 1 14 Times, last vs. South Dakota State (March 20, 2011)
Steals 6 at Saint Louis (February 16, 2011)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2007-08 33-17 20.9 33-128 .258 19-74 .257 35-47 .745 54-1.6 44 94 75 20 120-3.6
2008-09 32-32 28.2 81-223 .363 33-76 .434 69-91 .758 84-2.6 49 105 66 30 264-8.3
2009-10 34-34 31.1 80-246 .325 36-96 .375 89-108 .824 72-2.1 41 151 91 45 285-8.4
2010-11 32-32 32.8 86-219 .393 31-85 .365 76-102 .745 78-2.4 46 165 78 65 279-8.7
TOTAL 131-115 28.2 280-816 .343 119-331 .360 269-348 .773 288-2.2 180 515 310 160 948-7.2
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