UNCG Women's Basketball BIO
10 Jarae Savage

2014-15 (Senior): Played in all 30 games while making seven starts ... started four games in a row from Nov. 16-Nov. 28 ... second on the team in scoring at 11.8 points per game and leads the team in rebounding at 6.6 boards a game ... led the team in field goal percentage, hitting 39.7 percent of her field goal attempts (144-of-363) ... leads the team with 76 offensive rebounds and has grabbed 198 total boards ... first on the squad in steals with a career-high 67 swipes ... her 354 total points is the most she has scored in a single-season in her career ... scored in double figures 17 times, including a career-high 26 points with a career-best 16 rebounds at Mercer (Feb. 7) ... has hit 16 three-pointers this season and was 3-of-4 from beyond the arc against USC Upstate (Nov. 20) ... led the team with five double-doubles at VCU (Dec. 14) 16 points, 13 boards, at St. Bonaventure (Dec. 17) 19 points, 12 boards, at ETSU (Jan. 17) 16 points, 11 rebounds, at Mercer and senior night against Western Carolina (Feb. 27) 23 points and 13 rebounds ... had a career-high seven steals against Livingstone (Dec. 20) ... played a season-high 33 minutes against USC Upstate (Nov. 20) ... made the SoCon honor roll.  

2013-14 (Junior): Played in all 30 games while making 11 starts … Started nine-straight games from Dec. 29-Jan. 27 … Finished second on the team in field goal percentage, knocking down 47.3 percent of her field goal attempts (80-of-169) … Also ranked third on the squad in rebounding average at 4.7 boards per contest, but second in offensive rebounds (59) … Racked up a team third-best 31 steals … Scored a career-high 16 points twice – vs. High Point (Dec. 1) and against Western Carolina (March 7) … Fell just short of her first career double-double in three games, posting 16 points and nine rebounds against High Point, tallying 12 points and nine rebounds at Georgia Southern (Jan. 11) and recording 15 points and nine rebounds at Samford (Feb. 28) … Concluded the season with a fine effort in the 2014 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship first round loss to Western Carolina, contributing 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field.

2012-13 (Sophomore): One of four Spartans to play in all 31 contests, making eight starts during the campaign … Produced the team’s third-highest field goal percentage at .393 and racked up the third-most rebounds (122) … Turned in a positive assist to turnover ratio at 1.09 (34/31) ... Started eight of the first nine games of the season … Paced the team in rebounding in four contests … Tallied 10 points, eight rebounds and two rebounds in the season opener vs. Charleston Southern (Nov. 10) before dropping in 13 points against Radford (Nov. 13) in the Spartans’ home opener … Netted a career-high 14 points in a contest against Chattanooga (Jan. 5, 2013) at Fleming Gymnasium … Corralled a season-best 10 rebounds (six defensive) vs. College of Charleston (Dec. 3) … Converted six of nine field goals in UNCG’s home finale against Wofford (March 4) to end up with 13 points … Led the Spartans with seven rebounds (six offensive) in the quarterfinal matchup with Davidson (March 9) at the 2013 Southern Conference Championship.

2011-12 (Freshman): Played in all 29 games, including 28 starts in the regular season, to earn her first letter … Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Averaged 5.3 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game … Posted 28 steals on the year, while averaging 22.6 minutes per game … Scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 12 points against Samford (Dec. 3) … Hit a career-high three 3-pointers against UAB (Dec. 6) … Grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in back-to-back games against Furman (Jan. 21) and Elon (Jan. 23) … Posted a career-high three steals against North Carolina Central (Jan. 26) and Georgia Southern (Jan. 15).

High School: Graduated as North Cobb (Ga.) High School’s all-time leading scorer with 1,214 career points … was an all-region performer and the Class AAAAA South Player of the Year … earned first-team all-state honors from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association and the Georgia Sportswriters Association … was named second-team all-metro by the Atlanta Tipoff Club … played in the GACA North-South All-Star Game as a senior … named the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Cobb Player of the Year and first-team all-metro in 2010-11 … helped North Cobb to the top four single-season win totals in school history and a state quarterfinals appearance in 2010-11 … was named the Marietta Daily Journal/Cobb County Girls Basketball Player of the Year in 2009-10 … North Cobb’s team MVP and Female Athlete of the Year … three-time Scholar Athlete for North Cobb … member of the Silver Honor Roll … took third place in her age group and weight class in the 2009 USA Weightlifting National Schoolage Championships.

Personal: Jarae Clarice Savage … born May 23, 1993, in Lincoln, Neb. … daughter of Rodney and Leslie Savage … has an older brother, Cornelius … majoring in kinesiology.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: North Cobb
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