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Jillian Samuels
Jillian Samuels


Mesquite, Texas

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Jillian Samuels 2008-09

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2008-09 (Junior)
• Led the team with 59 three-point baskets.
• 59 three-pointers ranked seventh in C-USA.
• Established a career-high in rebounds with 59.
• Started the last nine games of the season, after appearing in the starting lineup the first 17 contests in 2008-09.
• Averaged 8.3 points as a starter compared to 7.4 coming off the bench.

Game by game:
• at Eastern Illinois (11/22) -
tied a season-high with six field goals made, going 6-16 including three three-pointers for 17 points...played a season-high 42 minutes.
• vs. Dartmouth (12/16) - tied a career-high going 5-11 behind the arc...all 15 points came from long distance.
• vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/28) - had her best shooting performance of the season percentage wise, going 5-7 for a .714 clip, including a perfect 2-2 behind the three-point line to finish with 12 points.
• vs. East Carolina (1/10) - tied a career-high with five rebounds.

2007-08 Samuels Individual Game by Game Get Acrobat Reader

2007-08 (Sophomore)
• Started all 33 games at point guard.
• Averaged a team-high 28.0 minutes per game.
• Led Ponies and ranked second Conference USA in three-pointers attempted (186) and made (72) in a season.
• Established a new SMU single-season record for three-pointers made in a season. • Hit at least one three-pointer in 30 of 33 games in 2007-08.
• Hit 19 three-point shots in five-game stretch against UCF, Southern Miss, East Carolina and Marshall, hitting no fewer than three in any game.
• Hit at least four three-pointers six times, and hit at least three shots from long range 13 times this season.
• Scored in double figures 18 times in 2007-08, the second-most times by a Mustang (Janielle Dodds had a team-leading 25 double-figure scoring games).
• One of three starters to shoot .800 or better from the free throw line.
• Never missed a single free throw (21-for-21) in Conference USA games.

Game by Game:
• vs. UTA (12/8) -
scored 17 points for the first of two times on the season in the Mustangs win...hit four three-pointers for the first of three times on the year.
• at Texas Tech (12/29) - Tied Brittany Gilliam for team scoring lead with 14 points, including four three-pointers.
• vs. Southern Miss (1/13) - Hit career-high five three-pointers in nationally-televised win over Golden Eagles.
• at Marshall (1/20) - Hit season-high six free throws (in six attempts) in win.
• at Memphis (2/14) - Her three-pointer against the Tigers broke the tie for sixth she shared with former SMU forward Kim Brandl.
• vs. Rice (2/21) - Scored career-high 20 points, hiting career-high eight field goals.
• vs. Notre Dame (3/23) - Set another SMU record by knocking down four three-pointers in an NCAA Tournament game.

2006-07 Samuels Individual Game by Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2006-07 (Freshman)
• Saw action in all 30 games, starting in eight contests.
• Topped the team in three-point field goals made (51) and attempts (146).
• 13th in C-USA games in three-point field goal percentage (.349) and eighth in three-point field goals made.

Game by Game
• vs. Sam Houston State (11/17) -
Scored a career-high 18 point.
• vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (11/25 - Tied a Mustang freshman single game record for three-point field goal attempts (11).
• at Tulsa (1/21) - Posted a career-high four three-pointers.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at Mesquite Horn High School and at Mesquite Poteet High School ... Also served as team captain ... Averaged 20.4 points, six assists and four steals ... 2005 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-State and first-team 12-5A All-District selection ... TABC All-Star ... Team MVP ... Three-time Street & Smith All-America honorable mention selection ... First-team All-Area pick ... All-Region selection in 2006 ... McDonald's All-America finalist ... Led the state in three-point field goals in 2006 ... Second in 5A scoring ... Led the area in assists in 2005 ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Majoring in computer science ... Enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends ... Favorite non-basketball athlete is Tiger Woods ... Would like to switch places for one day with a billionaire ... Looks up the most to her mom ... Favorite color is red ... Would like to visit Jamaica, New York, France and Africa ... Has one younger sister.

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