Colonial of the Week - Danni Jackson
Jan. 10, 2012
Name: Danni Jackson
Sport: Women's Basketball
Hometown: Dumfries, VA
High School: Forest Park
Jackson started her week by scoring 11 points and pulling down five rebounds in 21 minutes against District-rival American on Jan. 2. She was one of three players to post double figures and scored 11 of her points in the second half to lead GW to its best non-conference record since the 2008-09 season.
The junior guard from Dumfries, Va., continued her week by posting a career-high 23 points on 9-of-19 shooting to go with three steals and three rebounds in the Colonials Atlantic 10 opening victory over Fordham on Jan. 7. Her 23 points eclipsed her previous career mark, which was set just 10 days earlier at William & Mary.
Jackson's Stats for the week: Two games, 34 points on 13-of-31 field goals, 4-of-9 three-point field goals, 5-of-7 free throws, eight rebounds, three steals, two assists.