of Arkansas freshman Jessica Jackson earned selection to the
All-Southeastern Conference Second-Team and the All-SEC Freshman Team
the league office announced today.
are very proud if Jess and her accomplishments this season," Arkansas
head coach Tom Collen said. "She is a special young lady and very
deserving. She chose her home state school over a lot of top-10 programs
and all Arkansans should be proud that she has chosen to lead us
forward both this season and in the future."
say that Jackson has been impactful to the @RazorbackWBB
team is an understatement. The Jacksonville, Ark., native leads the
team in scoring with 16.0 points-per-game, blocks with 43, rebounds with
5.9 rebounds-per-game, an .804 free throw percentage and 170 total
boards and three-point field goals. She is second
for the Razorbacks in minutes played with 866 minutes on the year.
numbers are equally impressive in the conference-only
games where she again leads Arkansas with 16.9 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 22 blocks,
28 three-pointers made and an .849 free throw percentage. Jackson has
posted 25 of 29 games in double digit scoring including 16 of the last
20 with 13 or more points.
has scored 20 or more points six times this year and has
a career-best 31 points in a regular season win over Ole Miss. Jackson
ranks seventh in the SEC and is the highest ranking freshman in the
league in scoring. She has had four double-doubles and is a three-time
SEC Freshman of the Week selection.
Razorbacks travel to Duluth, Ga., this week for the 2014 SEC Tournament
at the Gwinett Center. Arkansas opens tournament play against Ole Miss
Wednesday in a 7:30 p.m. tip. FOX Sports and Sports Southwest will
carry the game along with ESPN3.com.
For more information on Arkansas women's golf, follow @RazorbackWGolf on Twitter.