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Jessica January
Jessica January

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Richfield, Minn.

High School:
Richfield

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

04/15/2014

Women's Hoops Celebrates 2013-14

Jasmine Penny named the team's MVP after leading the Blue Demons in scoring

04/07/2014

Time for Blue Demons to Take One Final Bow

Inspiring play and NCAA Sweet 16 ride warmed up Blue Demon nation during a harsh, bitterly cold winter

03/24/2014

Demons Keep Dancin': DePaul 74, Duke 65

Blue Demons advance to Sweet 16 in Lincoln, Neb. next weekend

03/19/2014

Blue Demons Primed for NCAA Tournament Showdown Against Oklahoma

Players, coaches and fans learned about Saturday's first-round game at ESPN selection show party

03/11/2014

No. 23/22 DePaul Beats St. John's 65-57 for First BIG EAST Title

Penny chosen Most Outstanding Player, Hrynko named to All-Tournament Team

03/22/2014

DePaul vs. Oklahoma

NCAA First Round Game in Durham, N.C. (Mar. 22, 2014)

03/10/2014

DePaul vs. Marquette -- BIG EAST Semifinals

Mar. 10, 2014

03/09/2014

DePaul vs. Georgetown (BIG EAST Quarterfinals)

Mar. 9, 2014

01/29/2014

DePaul Women vs. Marquette

Jan. 29, 2014

01/19/2014

DePaul Women's Basketball vs. Villanova

Jan. 19, 2014

High School: Finalist for Minnesota Miss Basketball Award...McDonald's All American nominee... ranked No. 74 in her class by HoopGurlz... averaged of 22.1 ppg, 6.8 apg, 6.5 rpg and 4.5 spg in 2011-12... led team to state tournament for the first time in school history, including a trip to the Class 3A state championship game in 2012... highest amount of points scored in a game in school history... also ran track and broke a 16-year-old state record in the 100m hurdles (14.29 seconds)... holds the Richfield HS records in both the 100m and 300m hurdles... placed third in the state in the long jump... Gatorade Minnesota Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year (2010)... all-state performer in track, basketball and volleyball.

Personal: Daughter of Montral and Stefanie January... brother, Mitchell... sister, Pamela lettered for four seasons in women's basketball at South Dakota University... finished academic career as salutatorian of her class with a 4.6 GPA... enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.