The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Jamila Bates
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Jamila Bates

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, WA

High School:
Garfield

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/10/1986



Junior Year (2007-08)
Averaged 1.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 8.7 minutes in 32 games played ... Set new career-highs in rebounds (9) and minutes (24) against Western Kentucky (11/24/07) in GW Thanksgiving Classic ... Also grabbed seven boards in 13 minutes in win over Loyola Marymount (12/18/07) ... Scored season-high five points against Hilltoppers and Saint Louis (2/20/08) ... Recipient of team's Unsung Hero award.

Sophomore Year (2006-07)
Averaged 8.3 minutes in 25 games played ... Made first career starts in first two games of season against UMBC (11/10/06) and Coppin State (11/12/06) ... Scored four points and grabbed career-high eight rebounds against Retrievers ... Netted career-high nine points on 4-of-6 shooting in career-high 20 minutes against Eagles ... Provided spark off bench in regular-season title game against Temple (2/25/07), contributing seven points, career-high two assists and a block ... Chipped in four points and two boards in eight minutes in NCAA Tournament first-round victory versus Boise State (3/17/07) ... Matched career-high two steals in Surf `N Slam Classic title game victory at San Diego State (12/30/06).

Freshman Year (2005-06)
Appeared in 16 games ... Scored career-high eight points in season-high 13 minutes of action versus Stony Brook (12/10/05) ... Finished 2-for-4 from field and 4-for-4 at charity stripe and grabbed three rebounds against Seawolves ... Snared personal-best five caroms versus Saint Louis (2/6/06) ... Chipped in two points, two boards and an assist, block and steal in 10 minutes versus Fordham (1/27/06) ... Notched first career assist and steal in first collegiate game versus Virginia (11/18/05) ... First career block at NC State (12/30/05) ... Played four minutes against top-ranked Tennessee, securing first career rebound.

High School
Helped lead Garfield High School to the Class 4A state championship in 2005 ... Averaged 9.1 points and 9.4 rebounds per outing as a senior and was a second-team all-state selection ... Named to the King County All-Conference Second Team and participated in the 2005 Washington vs. Oregon All-Star Game ... 2004-05 Street & Smith's Preseason Honorable Mention All-American and an Upperclass All-Star in 2004 ... Member of the Seattle Yes for five years.

Personal
Jamila Bates ... Born December 10, 1986 in Seattle, WA ... Daughter of Edwin and Babette Bates ... Two siblings, Alexis and Rana ... Enjoys football, soccer, and tennis ... Majoring in sociology.

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