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    Jaleesa Ross
    Jaleesa Ross

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pinole, Calif.

    High School:
    Pinole Valley

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    G

    03/19/2011

    Bulldog battle Tar Heels in 1st Round

    WBK vs NC NCAA

    01/27/2011

    Ross's day in History

    WBK Ross beats all time scoring record

    Fresno State: (2009-10) WBCA Honorable Mention All-American ... WBCA All-Region Team ... WAC Defensive Player of the Year ... first-team All-WAC ... WAC All-Tournament Team ... named to the Preseason All-WAC team ... set the Fresno State career 3-point record for makes, breaking Lindsay Logan's record of 272 ... has 287 career 3-pointers and broke her own single season school 3-point record by hitting 103 ... earned Academic All-WAC honors ... led the WAC in scoring at 17.4 points a game and led the team in rebounding (5.9), assists (2.9) and steals (2.1) ... shot 47.8 percent from the field and 40.7 percent from the 3-point line ... scored a career-high 33 points against Boston College ... had a career-high 11 rebounds against Boston College and Loyola Marymount ... had a career-high nine assists vs. Idaho on Feb. 10 and had a career-high seven steals at Hawai'i on Feb. 6 ... scored in double figures in all but three games ... ranks fourth all-time in the WAC for 3-pointers made ... finished the season ranked No. 5 on Fresno State's all-time scoring list. ... 592 points was the second most points scored in a season in school-history. (2008-09) Earned first-team All-WAC honors ... became the first player in WAC history to be named WAC tournament MVP in back-to-back years ... set the single season school record for 3-pointers made with 95 ... is in third place on the schools' career Top 10 list for 3-pointers made with 184 ... tied her career-high of 24 points against Loyola Marymount and at Boise State ... scored in double figures in 25 of 33 games and hit a 3-pointer in all but one game ... hit a season-high six 3-pointers at Boise State ... shot 43.4 percent from the field and 41.1 percent from the 3-point line ... averaged a team-best 13.7 points and grabbed 4.6 rebounds ... had 1.7 steals a game ... had a season-high 11 rebounds against Boise State on Jan. 5 ... had six steals against Hawai'i in the WAC tournament ... had six assists at Utah State on March 7 ... had five steals in games at UNLV and at home against New Mexico State. (2007-08) Named the WAC Tournament MVP ... named to the WAC All-Tournament Team ... earned Second Team All-WAC honors ... named to the 2007-08 WAC All-Freshman Team ... named the 2007-08 WAC Newcomer of the Year ... WAC Player of the Week on Feb. 11 and Dec. 17 ... had a career high 24 points against Utah State on Feb. 10 ... made seven 3-pointers against Utah State on Feb. 10 ... played 40 minutes at New Mexico State on March 1 ... had six steals against on Jan. 17 ... had four assists against San Jose State on Jan. 22 ... had 10 rebounds at Long Beach State on Dec. 7 ... made eight field goals in a game in five different games ... tied the single season record for 3-pointers made with 89.

    Pinole HS: Lettered four years in basketball ... finished 28-3 as a senior ... was team captain of her high school team as a junior and senior ... was an All-American nominee ... named league MVP as a junior ... averaged 13 points, 4 rebounds and six assists as a senior ... shot 73 percent from the free throw line and 48 percent from the 3-point line.

    Personal: Born April 7, 1989 in San Francisco ... parents are Lonnie Ross Jr. and Lisa Ross and Yvonne Donaldson ... has two brothers Lonnie III and Keith Hightower and one sister Darlicia ... hobbies include music, rapping, soccer and extreme sports ... was an Honor Roll Student ... graduated from high school with a 3.5 GPA ... favorite athlete is Deanna Nolan of the Detroit Shock ... biggest athletic thrill is coming back from a 25-point deficit as a sophomore in high school in the playoffs ... most admires her father because of how strong he is and that he shows no weakness ... attending Fresno State because "the coaches and team showed me they had a family here and they play my style of ball" ... recruited by Washington, Washington State, Oregon, Oregon State and Saint Mary's ... majoring in Kinesiology.

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