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Jessica January
Jessica January

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Richfield, Minn.

High School:
Richfield

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

06/11/2014

Blue Demons Race to BIG EAST 'Triple Crown'

Women's basketball, women's tennis, softball earn unprecedented trio of BIG EAST Conference titles

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

03/22/2014

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

Demon Notes: BIG EAST All-Freshman team... BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Dec. 23 and Feb. 24.

2013-14 (Freshman Season): BIG EAST All-Freshman Team... named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week twice, Dec. 23 and Feb. 24... DePaul's first option off the bench... season-best 17 points against Butler... reached double-figures in 18 games including 12 against BIG EAST opponents... at least one steal in 17 of DePaul's last 18 games... eighth in BIG EAST with 1.5 steals per game... season-best four steals against Louisiana-Monroe and Georgetown... led DePaul in rebounding in four games -- Louisiana-Monroe, at Bradley, against Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament and at Duke... season-best eight rebounds at #5/6 Notre Dame, vs. Louisiana-Monroe and vs. Georgetown in the opening round of the BIG EAST Tournament.

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.

Career Highs
Points: 17, Butler (Feb. 22, 2013)
Rebounds: 8, x3 last, vs. Georgetown (Mar. 9, 2014)
Assists: 6, x2 last, at Georgetown (Jan. 22, 2014)
Steals: 4, x2 last, at Georgetown (Jan. 22, 2014)
Blocked Shots: 1, x2 last, Creighton (Feb. 9, 2014)
Field Goals: 7, Butler (Feb. 22, 2014)
Field Goal Attempts: 14, x4 last, Butler (Feb. 22, 2014)
3pt. Field Goals: 3, x2 last, Butler (Feb. 22, 2014)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 7, at Marquette (Feb. 18, 2014)
Free Throws: 6, x2 last, vs. Georgetown (Mar. 9, 2014)
Free Throw Attempts: 9, Marquette (Jan. 29, 2014)
Minutes: 32, Duquesne (Nov. 9, 2013)
Games in Double-Figures: 19
5+ Assists: 2