« Women’s Basketball 2006-07

Jessica Davenport

School

Ohio State

Position
Center
Ht
6'5
PPG
20.2
RPG
9.7
APG
2.4
Jessica Davenport

Classroom

Majoring in Family Resourse Management (part of business school at OSU) and is interested in starting line of clothes for tall people. Has a 2.97 GPA and is a two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (3.0 or better) and one-time Academic All-Big Ten (3.0).

Community

Has been a guest speaker for Ohio State annual Columbus City Public Schools Day on campus and goes to one of Columbus City Schools and participates as role model to student in the CCPS.

Competition

Two-time Big Ten Player of the Year and back-to-back All-American. Became Ohio State’s No. 2 all-time leading scorer vs. Minnesota Jan. 4. Scored point No. 1,914 at 9:02 mark of second half. Scored 2,000th career point on Jan. 21. Finished game with 22 points, nine rebounds, four blocks, three assists. Only second Buckeye and 11th in Big Ten to reach 2,000 points. Big Ten’s leading scorer this season and top scorer and rebounder in 2005-06. Owns 13 career Big Ten Player of the Week awards. Won Nov. 26, Jan. 2, Jan. 8 and Jan. 22 this season. Posted 43rd career double double (22p, 12r) vs. Northwestern Jan. 14. Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year, picked preseason first-team All-American by the AP, Athlon, Lindy’s, Women’s Basketball News Service in addition to being named to the “Terrific 10,” which is put out by Street & Smith’s season preview issue. On Wooden and Naismith Award and Wade Trophy Watch Lists. Preseason All-American by CBS.sportsline.com and ESPN.com. Averaging 19 points, 2.2 assists, 9.6 rebounds, 3.4 (fifth in nation) blocks, 0.9 steals per game.