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.