Colonials to Face Jacksonville State on Sunday in Consolation Game
Enters the season ranking 12th all-time at GW with 355 career assists and ninth in free throw percentage (.790).
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).
HIGH SCHOOL 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.
PERSONAL 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.