12 - Jessica Pearson
Jessica Pearson
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
High School: Archbishop Carroll
Position: G

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AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-2009: Appeared in 17 games, starting eight contests ... Averaged 16.5 minutes, 3.1 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... Tallied a career-high .692 free throw percentage, making 9-of-13 free throws ... Also stole the ball for a career-high 13 times and brought down a career-high 27 rebounds ... Scored a season-high 11 points against Vermont, while also leading the team with three steals ... Earned her first start of the season against St. Peter's ... Played a season-high 32 minutes against Lafayette, going 2-of-5 from the field for six points, and also posting a season-high eight rebounds ...Went 2-for-4 from three-point range against Dartmouth, tallying her best three-point shooting effort on the season, and finishing with eight points ... Saw her first action of the season against Yale, scoring two points and recording a rebound in eight minutes played ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2007-2008: Appeared in 19 games ... Averaged 7.2 minutes, 1.9 points, and 0.7 rebounds per game ... Scored a season-high nine points against Long Island ... Played a season-high 21 minutes and tallied six points, two steals, one assist and one rebound versus Buffalo ... Recorded four points, two steals, two assists and two rebounds against Florida ... Had four points, three rebounds and one assist against St. Peter's ... Had a career-high four free throws made against Navy ... Saw her first action of the season versus Connecticut.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-2007: Appeared in eight games early in the season, making one start ... Missed the remainder of the season due to injury ... Averaged 11.6 minutes played, 2.0 rebounds and 1.8 points per game ... Had a season-high four rebounds and three assists against Buffalo, while going 3-for-4 on free throws ... Played 20 minutes against St. Peter's, totaling five points, three rebounds and two assists ... Saw her first action of the season against Yale.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-2006: Appeared in 20 games ... Averaged 4.2 minutes, 0.8 points, 0.3 assists, 0.3 steals and 0.2 rebounds per game ... Recorded career-highs in assists (three) and steals (two) against Lafayette ... Played a season-high 12 minutes and notched a season-high nine points on 3-of-3 shooting, including a 2-of-2 performance from long range against Memphis ... Played seven minutes and grabbed a season-high three rebounds and one assist against Western Kentucky ... Saw her first action of the season against Northeastern.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Barry Kirsch at Archbishop Carroll ... Four-year letterwinner ... Helped her team to two Philadelphia Catholic League championships ... Led a nationally ranked (seventh) squad in 2004-2005 with six points and five assists per game ... Earned MVP honors at the Oakland Catholic Tournament ... 2005 first team All-Main Line.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mike and Rita Pearson ... Has two brothers, Michael and Patrick, and three sisters, Caitlin, Megan and Rachel ... Michael graduated from University of Scranton in 2004 ... Caitlin played basketball at Mount St. Mary's and graduated 2007 ... A Mathematics major.