#1 Asia Jackson
Hometown: Peekskill, New York
High School: Peekskill
High School Coach: Rodney Headly
2013-14: Played in 28 games, making 18 starts…Averaged a career-high 7.6 points and 2.1 rebounds…Finished in the top-10 in the CAA with a .750 free-throw percentage…Ended the season by averaging 16 points in her final two games, where she went a collective 13-for-13 at the line versus NJIT on March 8 and against Drexel on March 14…Posted four steals in a game on three occasions, including a CAA game at Towson on Feb. 6 in which she scored 20 points…Her 1.5 steals-per-game average also finished in the league’s top-10…Scored in double figures eight times, including three straight games at Towson, vs. William & Mary and at the College of Charleston from Feb. 6-16….Logged 30-plus minutes in four games…Hauled in six rebounds versus eventual CAA champion James Madison on Jan. 19.
2012-13: Played in all 31 games, making 13 starts…Averaged 4.8 points and 1.8 rebounds… Named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Co-Rookie of the Week on Jan. 7….Made collegiate debut by scoring 13 points and two steals in a start against Stetson in the season opener on Nov. 9…Scored a season-high 20 points versus Norfolk State on Jan. 3 when she also notched personal bests in steals with seven and minutes played with 36…Tallied six assists at Towson on Feb. 19…Drilled a trio of three-pointers at Georgia State on Feb. 10…Averaged 4.1 points and two assists in CAA play…Averaged 20.5 minutes per game overall.
Played five years of basketball at Peekskill (NY) High School...Member of 24-2 New York State championship team in 2010-11...Named to the All-New York State Class A first team as a junior and senior...Class A Player of the Year as a junior...Contributed 14.3 points per game as a senior...Averaged 14.6 points per game as a junior and 14.7 points per game as a sophomore...Named Peekskill's Most Outstanding Female Athlete...Mot Valuable Player of the Section I Senior All-Star Game...Named to All-Westchester/Hudson Valley Team by MSG Varsity...Has one sister and one brother...Cousin, Mookie Jones, played basketball at Syracuse from 2009 to 2012...Lists tacos and oxtails as her favorite foods...Favorite book is "Tyrell" by Coe Booth...Began playing basketball at age 8...Volunteer with the Rainbow Outreach Program in White Plains, an organization that feeds the homeless on Holidays...Plans to pursue a career in law enforcement.