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#2 Jessica Collins
Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Wakefield
Other College: Eckerd College
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Jessica Collins Bio
Career Statistics and Highs Career Statistics and Highs
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2013

 

2013-14 (Junior): Played in 29 contests and earned six starts … One of 10 Spartans to average double figures in minutes played … Scored in double digits twice, including a season-high 19 in UNCG’s 87-79 home victory over Wofford (Feb. 24) … Netted 10 points at Georgia Southern (Jan. 11) to go along with five rebounds, two assists and two steals … Started games at Fordham (Dec. 29), at Davidson (Jan. 13), vs. Western Carolina (Jan. 17), at Wofford (Jan. 25), at Furman (Jan. 27) and at Elon (Feb. 1) … Played a season-best 32 minutes against the Terriers on the road at Benjamin Johnson Arena … Drained three (3) three-point field goals at Georgia Southern and in Greensboro against Wofford.

2012-13 (Sophomore): Became a regular in the UNCG starting lineup after becoming eligible prior to the Norfolk State (Dec. 15) contest … Played in 24 games and made 22 starts … Tallied the second-most three-point field goals of any Spartan with 25 … Finished fourth on the team in scoring average at 5.5 points per game … Enjoyed a breakout performance at eventual Southern Conference champion Chattanooga (Feb. 11), nailing five of six shots from beyond the arc to end up with a career-high 21 points in a narrow six-point loss … Netted 11 points against No. 23 Florida State (Dec. 22) at the Greensboro Coliseum, hitting a trio of three-point field goals … Tallied multiple treys in seven contests … Played a season-high 34 minutes in the Spartans’ narrow overtime loss to Davidson (Feb. 20) at Fleming Gymnasium … Racked up two blocks in UNCG’s home finale against Wofford (March 4) … Nailed a personal-best four free throws in a first-round victory over Furman (March 8) at the 2013 Southern Conference Championship. 

2010-11 (Eckerd College): Played in 26 games for Tritons as a freshman and averaged nearly 10 minutes per game...Scored season-high 11 points in first collegiate game, a Nov. 16 win over Palm Beach Atlantic...Averaged 1.5 points per game. 

High School: Was Defensive MVP at Wakefield High School and received honorable mention all-conference honors...Averaged six points, seven assists and four rebounds per game during senior season. 

Personal: Born Oct. 29, 1991...Daughter of Tyree Blake and Kenya Collins...Majoring in environmental studies...Has four siblings (Josh, Gwendolyn, Te’Nya and Tya)...Favorite team is the Boston Celtics...Favorite athletes are Tamika Catchings and LeBron James.

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