Jones, Washington, Miller Garner Preseason All-Conference Nods
George Washington 68, Stony Brook 55
First team All-Atlantic 10 selection ... Started all 33 games played ... Led GW and ranked ninth in A-10 with 15.2 points per game ... Paced team in rebounds (6.1 rpg - 17th in A-10), field goal percentage (.520 - 6th in A-10) and blocks (1.2 bpg - 8th in A-10) ... 44th in nation in field goal percentage (.520) ... 502 total points were the 15th most in single-season in program history, 130 free throws made ranks fifth in program history ... Ended season ranked 21st on program's career scoring list (1,049 points), tied for 15th in career rebounds (540) and fifth in career blocks (110) ... Posted two double-doubles, scored in double-digits 27 times - including seven games of 20-or-more points - and grabbed 10-or-more rebounds in a game three times ... Averaged 14.7 points on 53.1 percent shooting and 8.7 rebounds in three NCAA Tournament games, including 17-point, 13-rebound double-double in first round victory over Auburn (3/22/08) ... Scored career-high 29 points on 9-of-16 shooting and career-high 11 free throws made versus Kentucky (11/14/07) ... Became 25th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points with 10 points in A-10 semifinal loss versus Xavier (3/9/08) ... CSTV Sirius Player of the Game with 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting in victory at Saint Joseph's (2/24/08) ... Set career-high four steals against Xavier (1/13/08) and at Saint Joseph's (2/24/08) ... Named to GW Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament Team after totaling 41 points (20.5 ppg) on 19-of-28 shooting (.679) and 19 rebounds (9.5 rpg) in victories over South Dakota State (11/23/07) and Western Kentucky (11/24/07) ... Named to University of New Orleans' Four Points by Sheraton Invitational All-Tournament Team after totaling 26 points (13.0 ppg) and 11 rebounds (5.5 rpg) ... Preseason first team All-Atlantic 10 and CSTV.com honorable mention preseason All-American.
Sophomore Year (2006-07)
Finalist for 2007 USA Basketball Pan American Games Team ... First team All-Atlantic 10 selection ... Started final 30 games after sitting out first two games of season ... Second on team and 16th in A-10 with 12.9 points per game ... Led GW and ranked fourth in league in both rebounds (7.6 rpg) and field goal percentage (.528) ... 52.8 percent shooting ranked 44th in country ... Third in conference and 60th in nation with 1.73 blocks per game, led league with 3.5 offensive boards per game ... 229 total rebounds were 16th most in single-season in program history, 52 blocks tied for 13th most ... Averaged 10.7 points, 9.3 boards and 2.0 blocks in three NCAA Tournament games, including 15-point, 21-rebound effort in first round victory over Boise State (3/17/07) ... Named ESPN Player of the Game after posting ninth double-double of season against Broncos ... 21 rebounds were second-most in school history, tied for fourth-most in NCAA Tournament history and were most grabbed in tourney game since North Carolina's Charlotte Smith had 23 in the 1994 national title game ... Tabbed A-10 Co-Player of the Week on Jan. 22, following 11-point, 15-rebound double-double against Xavier on ESPN2 (1/21/07) ... Earned first A-10 Co-Player of the Week award on Nov. 27, after 16-point, 14-board, four-block effort against James Madison (11/25/06) ... Scored 20-or-more points twice, 22 in season-debut versus Arizona (11/17/07) at BTI Classic and career-high 23 at No. 6/5 Tennessee (12/7/06) ... Made career-high 10 free throws against Wildcats ... Registered 10-or-more rebounds in a game nine times ... Recipient of team's Most Improved Player Award.
Freshman Year (2005-06)
Played in 22 of the Colonials' 32 games during rookie season ... Averaged 7.3 points per game on 54.5 percent shooting from the floor (60-11) in 15.2 minutes per contest ... Third on team with 5.0 rebounds per game average ... Starred in NCAA Tournament, averaging 13.5 points and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 53.5 percent from the field in two games ... Tied career-high with 14 points on perfect 5-for-5 shooting at Old Dominion in first round of NCAA Tournament ... Pulled down career-high 11 boards and scored 13 points to record first career double-double against Tennessee in second round of NCAA Tourney ... Averaged 7.7 points and 6.7 rebounds in 18.3 minutes of action in three A-10 Tournament matchups ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Jan. 8 for 11 point, seven-rebound effort versus Sacramento State (1/3/06) ... Scored in double-figures six times, including then career-high 14 points at Richmond (1/29/06) ... Scored 13 points at Xavier (2/3/06) to earn second A-10 Rookie of the Week award ... Posted 10 points and nine caroms in win against Fordham (1/27/06) ... Her and twin sister Jazmine played at same time versus Yale (12/20/05) and at Massachusetts (1/22/06) ... Scored six points in seven minutes in first collegiate game versus Stony Brook (12/10/05).
Led Anacostia to four East Division championships and two city runner-up finishes ... Four-time DCIAA All-East selection ... First player in Anacostia school history to score over 1,000 career points ... Averaged 17.0 points per game and 15.0 rebounds per game as a senior and was named to The Washington Post's All-Met Third Team ... 2004-05 Street & Smith's Preseason Honorable Mention All-American and participated in the 2004 NIKE All-America Camp ... Averaged 15.0 points per game and was a second-team All-Met selection as a junior ... Enjoys football and swimming ... Aspires to be a professional basketball player or a sports agent ... Also particpated in track & field.
Jessica Elizabeth Adair (pronounced `A-dare') ... Born December 19, 1986 in Washington, DC ... Daughter of Angela Monica Adair ... Twin sister, Jazmine, is also a senior basketball player at GW ... Majoring in criminal justice.
Buff & Blue Believers
As Selection Monday festivities wound down inside the Charles E. Smith Center, GW head coach Jennifer Rizzotti’s work was just beginning.
Rizzotti Tabbed as USA National Team Assistant Coach
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - George Washington women's basketball head coach Jennifer Rizzotti has been tabbed to serve as an assistant coach for the United...
Women's Hoops to Face Ohio State in NCAA Tournament First Round
WASHINGTON - The Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington women's basketball team has earned a No. 14 seed in the Spokane Regional and will open the NCAA...
The Best Kind of Waiting
With six wins in their final eight regular season games, they put themselves in good position for at least a WNIT bid, regardless of what happened in the...
Women's Basketball to Host Selection Monday Watch Party
WASHINGTON - The Atlantic 10 Champion George Washington women's basketball team will host a Selection Monday Watch Party in the Colonials Club of the...
CHAMPIONS! GW Wins A-10 Title
GW returns to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in four seasons while Head Coach Jen Rizzotti, a National Champion as a student-athlete at UConn,...
Women's Hoops Upsets Top-Seeded Dayton in A-10 Semifinals
RICHMOND, Va. - The George Washington women's basketball team advanced to the Atlantic 10 Championship game for the third time in the last four seasons when ...
Women's Hoops Downs GMU for Third Time this Season in A-10 Quarters
RICHMOND, Va. - The old adage 'it is hard to beat the same team three times in one season' certainly rang true in Friday's Atlantic 10 Championship...