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Tatianna

Jackson

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#33

Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Lovett
Other College: Chattanooga

Bio

AWARDS

• 2012-13 Southern Conference All-
   Freshman team

ACADEMICS

• Spring 2016 Dean's List
• Fall 2014 Dean's List
• Fall 2013 Dean's List
• Fall 2012 Dean's List
• Chemistry major with 3.18 career GPA

CAREER

Veteran of 83 NCAA games through three years, with 22 starts...Played 1,520 minutes.

Scored 435 career points (5.2) with 277 rebounds (3.3)...Has 14 double-figure scoring games (three at GSU)...Has 84 assists, 81 steals and 26 blocks.

Spent 2014-15 at Georgia State practicing with the Panthers as she sat out her transfer season per NCAA rules.

AT CHATTANOOGA ONLY:

Played 66 games in two seasons with the Chattanooga Moccasins  in the Southern Conference.

Netted 329 points (5.0 ppg) with 288 rebounds (3.3 ppg)...Had 11 career double-figure scoring games.

Played on pair of 29-4 teams that both earned NCAA bids after winning two  SoCon tournaments at Chattanooga, bowing out to Syracuse and Nebraska in postseason.
Named to Southern Conference All-Freshman team in 2012-13...Played for two different head coaches.

2015-16 (GSU)

Started season with 50 points in first seven games (two in double figures), then sustained a practice injury at Stetson and missed 12 games.

Finished season with 13 starts in 17 games, scoring 106 points (6.2) with 13 3-point baskets...Shot 83.3% from free throw line (25 of 30).

Grabbed career-best 13 rebounds in win at Georgia Southern (Feb. 22)...Had two six-rebound games.

Had 11 points at Tenn. Tech (Nov. 19), 11 vs. UT Arlington (Feb. 6) and 10 at Alabama (Nov. 24).

2013-14 (CHATTANOOGA)

Started seven games and played all 33 as sophomore, logging 599 minutes (18.2 per game) under head coach Jim Foster.

Mocs had 25-game win streak before NCAA  tournament loss to Syracuse, 59-53. ..Produced five double-figure scoring games in scoring 104 points (3.2ppg).

Had career-best scoring game with 16 points vs. Minnesota (Nov. 29) hitting  7 of 13 field goals to go with six rebounds.

Netted 10 point four times (vs. Alabama, Belmont, at ETSU and Davidson) with two 4 of 6 games and one 4 of 7 in those double-figure nights..Had seven rebounds at Furman (Feb. 15) and six boards vs. Minnesota (Nov. 29), plus seven other games with five rebounds.

Added 30 assists, with three in a game vs. UAB (Nov. 21) and at Furman (Feb. 15)...Blocked 12 shots, including two each vs. UAB (Nov. 21) and Samford (Jan. 25).

Recorded 29 steals with three in a game twice vs. Western Carolina (Feb. 10) and at Furman (Feb. 15).

Played 14 minutes in NCAA tournament, scoring four points.

2012-13 (CHATTANOOGA)

Earned Southern Conference All-Freshman team recognition under head coach Wes Moore...Played in all 33 games with one start while logging 521 minutes (15.8 per game average).

Scored 186 points (5.6 ppg) and had 114 rebounds (3.5 rpg)...Led Chattanooga in steals nine times.

Scored double figures in second game in college (at Belmont, Nov. 14) with 12 points hitting 4 of 5 field goals.

Freshman-season best was 14 points vs. Elon (Feb. 9) hitting 6 of 8 field goals attempts, including 2-for-2 outside the 3-point line.

Added 11 points each at UAB (Jan. 2), with 9 of 11 made from free throw line and 11 vs. UNCG (Feb. 11)...Had 10 points vs. both Samford (Feb. 6) and Western Carolina (Feb. 23).

Had season-best nine-rebound game at Samford (Jan. 23) and an eight-board game vs. UNCG (Feb. 11)...Also added seven rebounds in a game three times.

Her 36 assists included two games with four (UNCG on Feb. 11 and at Georgia Southern on Feb. 18).

Her 34 steals were topped by four at Belmont (Nov. 14) with four games with three thefts.

In season with11 blocks, had two at UNCG (Jan. 5)...Played 15 minutes in NCAA tournament vs. Nebraska, adding four points and a rebound in 73-59 loss.

PREP

The Atlanta native led Lovett to the state title as a senior as a three-time Georgia all-state honoree...Named all-Atlanta metro as a senior and a four-time all-region honoree.

Scored 1,812 points and led Lovett with 15.8 points per game as a senior...Was Class AA Georgia Player of the Year under coach Liz Kennedy, a former Georgia State assistant women's basketball coach.

Scored her 1,000th point as a junior...Lovett advanced to round of 16 three times in four years.

Scored 20 points in state championship win over Buford as Lovett finished 27-5 and avenged two earlier regular-season losses to the rival...Poured in 29 points in state semifinal win over Laney...Stepped up as junior with 30-point tournament game in knocking out the No. 1 team.

Played AAU ball with Georgia Hoopstars  Black teams of coach J.D. Davis in Atlanta...Traveled throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky and to New Orleans with AAU.

Signed with Chattanooga in November of 2011 after heavy recruiting from Air Force, Providence, Georgia State, Cincinnati, Tulsa and James Madison...When coach that recruited her left Chattanooga, Jackson reached back out to coach Baldwin-Tener from that previous relationship.

Played volleyball at Lovett as freshman and junior, missing sophomore year with broken leg and senior year with basketball...Team was state runner-up as freshman and semifinalist as junior.

Earned academic honors all four years at Lovett, a private school on West Pace's Ferry Road in Atlanta.

PERSONAL

Born on Sept. 1, 1993 in San Diego, Calif., to Thania and Quincy Jackson.

Father is in the Navy, so she also lived in Japan and Korea before coming to Atlanta...Family lives in Dallas, Ga. while Chief Petty Officer Quincy in Jacksonville. Has a younger brother, Quincy, who is also in the Navy.

Mom knew she would name a son after dad, but didn't really have name for a little girl picked out...When nurse at the hospital told mom Thania that the name in Russian is Tatianna, it sounded pretty and Tatianna Denize Jackson was officially named.

Acquired the nickname "Tat" from within her first name.

Sports is normal for this family as uncle (Eddie Ford) played in the NFL with Raiders and Chargers...Cousin Dwayne Wright played football at Fresno State and was fourth-round pick of Buffalo Bills in 2007, before spending time with Giants, Eagles and  Steelers on their practice squads.

Majoring in chemistry and has been a Dean's List student...Has 3.18 cumulative GPA...Set lofty goal of becoming an orthopaedic surgeon...Interest in that field of study came from spending additional time in Emory hospital with fractured femur during the summer of her sophomore year in high school.

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