Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Danni Jackson Named MVP for Second Time
Eleven Colonials Receive Award for Academic, Athletic and Community Excellence
Second-Half Rally Falls Short in 74-59 Loss at USF
Colonials to Face South Florida in Third Round on Thursday Night
Women's Basketball vs. La Salle 1/25/13
GW Women's Basketball vs. Saint Louis 1/8/14
GW Women's Basketball vs. Morgan State, 12/14/13
GW WBB vs. Georgetown (12/3/13)
George Washington v Maryland
Second Colonial ever with 1,000 points and 500 assists in her career (Kimberly Beck '08) ... Finishes her career ranked fourth all-time at GW with 559 career assists and 12th with 1,412 career points and 108 career three-pointers ... Also ranks 10th all-time in free throw percentage (.785) and games played (124).
GRADUATE YEAR (2013-14)
Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team ... Started all 34 games and averaged 13.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 6.0 assists in a team-high 29.3 minutes per contest ... Dished out 205 assists on the year, the second-highest single-season total in program history ... Led the team in assists and ranked second in three-pointers (39) and free throw percentage (.775) and third in scoring and steals (42) ... Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 and 23rd in the NCAA in assists (6.0 apg) ... Also second in the A-10 and 54th in the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.9) ... Ranked 15th in the league in free throw percentage ... Shot 35.9 percent (164-for-457) from the floor ... Ranked second in the league in assists (6.9 apg) and third in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.2) against A-10 opponents ... Second on the team in scoring in conference games (13.1 ppg) ... Scored in double figures a team-best 26 times and led the Colonials in scoring nine times ... Recorded a season-high five steals in the season opener against Jackson State (Nov. 9) ... Scored 14 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer, in GW's 75-72 win over #10/11 California (Nov. 15) ... Became the 28th member of GW's 1,000-point club with an early three-pointer against USC Upstate (Nov. 25) ... Scored 19 points and added five assists against the Spartans ... Recorded 13 points and eight assists against Loyola (Dec. 9) ... Scored in double figures in eight straight games from Dec. 9-Jan. 8, averaging 15.4 points per game in that span, with back-to-back 20-point efforts against North Carolina A&T (Dec. 21) and American (Dec. 28) ... Tallied 21 points and seven assists against just two turnover against the Aggies ... Matched her career high with 23 points on 10-of-22 shooting against the Eagles ... Named A-10 Player of the Week for the second time in her career on Dec. 30 for her performance against AU ... First Colonial to win the award twice in her career since Sarah-Jo Lawrence ('08) ... Had 16 points and nine assists against just two turnovers in the A-10 opener against George Mason (Jan. 2) ... Tallied 12 points and eight assists at Saint Joseph's and hit the go-ahead jumper as the shot clock expired (Jan. 5) ... Notched her first career double-double with 16 points and 14 assists to go with four steals against just two turnovers against Saint Louis (Jan. 8) ... The 14 assists matched the program single-game record and were the most assists in the league on the year and tied for the seventh-most in all of Division I ... Averaged 9.0 assists in the first five games of A-10 play ... Scored in double figures in seven straight games from Jan. 18-Feb. 8, averaging 15.1 ppg in that span ... Posted her second double-double with 22 points and 11 assists against Rhode Island (Feb. 1) ... Followed with 17 points and nine helpers at Duquesne (Feb. 5) ... Became the fourth member of GW's 500-assist club with eight helpers against just one turnover against Massachusetts (Feb. 15) ... Strung together another seven-game double-figure scoring streak from Feb. 22-March 23, averaging 17.0 points per game during that stretch ... Recorded her third career double-double with 17 points and 12 assists against No. 21 Dayton on Senior Day (March 1) ... The 12 assists against the Flyers equaled the eighth-highest single-game total in program history ... Averaged 18.0 points per game and had 14 assists against just one turnover in two games at the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Had 17 points and seven assists with one turnover in the quarterfinals against Saint Joseph's (March 7), then followed with 19 points and seven assists without a turnover in the semifinals against Dayton (March 8) ... Tallied 18 points, eight assists and four steals against East Carolina in the first round of the WNIT (March 19) and had 19 points and six assists in the second round at Villanova (March 23) ... Named the team's Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row at the end-of-year awards banquet ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Third Team ... Selected to participate in the WBCA's "So You Want To Be A Coach" program ... Received the Academic Momentum Second Team Award presented by Scholar Baller in conjunction with the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) ... Recognized on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.
SENIOR YEAR (2012-13)
Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Third Team selection ... Ranked fifth in the A-10 and 69th in the NCAA in assists (4.5 apg) ... Also ranked ninth in the A-10 in steals (1.9 spg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3) ... Tallied 11 points, six assists and a season-high six steals against William and Mary (Nov. 18) ... Dished out a career-high 11 assists against Howard (Dec. 15), the most by a Colonial since Kimberly Beck had 11 against Charlotte on Jan. 26, 2008, and tied for the most by an A-10 player on the year ... Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on Dec. 24 after scoring a season-high 21 points on 9-of-15 shooting and adding seven assists and five rebounds against George Mason (Dec. 22) ... Scored in double figures in seven straight games from Feb. 10-March 8, averaging 13.6 ppg in that span, including 17.5 ppg against Xavier and Saint Louis during the last week of the regular season ... Made 4-of-6 three-point attempts against the Musketeers and finished with 18 points (Feb. 27) ... Reached double figures in a team-high 18 games on the year ... Was the team's top scorer 11 times ... Led the Colonials in scoring on the season, averaging 10.1 points per game, including a team-best 10.9 ppg against A-10 opponents, and was named team MVP at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Finished the season with a career-high 136 assists, the 15th-highest single-season total in program history ... Started all 30 games on the year and has started 69 in a row dating to 2010-11 ... Second on the team in minutes played (31.8 mpg).
JUNIOR YEAR (2011-12)
Averaged team-best 12.0 points and 3.0 assists in 31.4 minutes per game, starting all 29 contests ... Ranked second on the team with 30 three-pointers made and third with 46 steals ... Posted an .857 free throw percentage, the fourth-best single-season mark in school history ... Ranked second in the A-10 in free throw percentage, 10th in steals (1.6 spg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4) and 16th in scoring ... Reached double figures in scoring in 21 of 29 games on the year, including 10 straight from Dec. 11-Jan. 18 ... Posted three 20-point efforts and led the Colonials in scoring 10 times ... Scored 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including a career-high five 3-pointers in eight attempts, against Xavier (Feb. 8) ... Scored a career-high 23 points in the A-10 opener against Fordham (Jan. 7), three games after scoring 22 at William & Mary (Dec. 28) ... dished out a career-high eight assists against No. 11 Rutgers (Dec. 30).
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2010-11)
Led GW and 29th in Atlantic 10 in scoring at 10.4 points per game ... Also paced team and fourth in A-10 with 4.2 assists per game ... Averaged team-high 32.2 minutes in 27 games with 26 starts after returning from broken leg in freshman season ... Led GW with 107 field goals (107-303), tied for team lead with 29 steals, second on team with 51 made free throws at 79.7 percent rate (51-64) ... 14 double-digit scoring games, including 10 of final 12 games ... Career-high 17 points and seven assists in 41 minutes in double overtime loss at Marshall (12/2) ... Also dished out seven assists in wins against Ohio (11/30) and Stony Brook (12/11) ... 16 points, 7-of-7 free throws, six assists and career-high four steals in win over Massachusetts (2/12).
FRESHMAN YEAR (2009-10)
Missed final 24 games of season after sustaining broken left fibula at 8:35 mark of first half vs. #25 Michigan State (11/27/09) at Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas. GW led MSU, 20-19, at time of injury ... GW won 2-of-3 games prior to Jackson's injury ... Underwent season-ending surgery on broken leg Dec. 20, 2009 ... Started all four games prior to injury, averaging 8.8 points, 5.0 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 25.8 minutes per game ... Led A-10 in assists per game and assist-to-turnover ratio at time of injury ... Eight assists versus one turnover in victory over Coppin State (11/19/09) ... 12 points, seven assists in collegiate debut in victory at North Texas (11/17/09).
Rated 77th overall and 11th-best at point guard on ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruits ... Virginia Group AAA First Team All-State, Northwest Region and Cardinal District Player of the Year in both 2008 and 2009 ... Helped Forest Park to four state playoff berths, including state title in 2006 and runner-up finish in 2008 ... First team All-Met by The Washington Post in 2009, second team All-Met in 2008 ... Averaged 23.5 points, second-most in DC Metro area, as a senior in 2009 and finished four-year career with 1,797 career points ... Chose GW over offers from Wake Forest, Radford, Temple, South Florida and Middle Tennessee.
Daniell Shane Jackson ... Born March 31, 1991, in Camp Lejeune, NC ... Daughter of Leon and Janice Jackson ... Has three sisters, Christie, Keshawna and Bria, and one brother, Brent ... Graduated from GW in May 2013 with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in sport, event and hospitality management ... Currently enrolled in grad school at GW and is pursuing her master's degree in leadership development.
|Points||23||2x, Last vs. American (12/28/13)|
|Minutes||44||vs. Duquesne (1/30/13)|
|Field Goals Made||10||vs. American (12/28/13)|
|Field Goals Attempted||22||3x, Last vs. American (12/28/13)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||5||vs. Xavier (2/8/12)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||9||2x, Last at Villanova (WNIT) (3/23/14)|
|Free Throws Made||8||vs. #11 Rutgers (12/30/11)|
|Free Throws Attempted||10||2x, Last at Massachusetts (1/12/13)|
|Rebounds||7||vs. Dayton (1/28/12)|
|Assists||14*||vs. Saint Louis (1/8/14)|
|Blocks||1||12x, Last vs. #21 Dayton (3/1/14)|
|Steals||8||at #19/20 Georgetown (12/11/11)|
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