Jaelyn

Richard-Harris

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#13

Guard
Height: 5'4"
Class: Junior
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: Dekaney HS
Major: Psychology
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

CAREER
Played in 29 of 32 games for the Lady Tigers as a true freshman in 2016-17 ... Averaged 1.7 points and 0.9 assists per game ... Prepped at Dekaney High School and led squad to four district titles.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Came in off the bench in her Lady Tiger debut against LA Tech and scored three points ... Was the first true freshman to play this season ... Led the Lady Tigers in assists (4) and steals (4) in win over Wake Forest ... Set a season high with six points against UTEP in the Paradise Jam ... Was 3-of-4 from the field against the Miners ... Scored two points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out an assist in 11 minutes in win over Little Rock ... Uppped her season high with nine points against Alabama State ... Hit LSU's first three pointer since Nov. 26 in the fourth quarter against ASU ... Was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free-throw line vs ASU, and also tallied three assists and four steals ... Set a new season high with 12 points in the win over Florida ... Was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line against the Gators ... Scored two points, dished out two assists and logged a steal in seven minutes of action in the win over Arkansas at the PMAC ... Tied season mark with a game-high four assists at Vanderbilt ... Also scored two points & had two steals in 12 minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL
Signed with LSU out of Dekaney High School in Houston, Texas, where she averaged 11.9 points, 7.6 assists, 4.1 steals and 2.9 rebounds as a senior ... Was a four-year starter at point guard for coach Stacey Stroman ... Rated #27 guard and a three-star prospect by ESPN ... Helped 2015-16 squad to a 38-2 overall record and a 14-0 record in district play ... Scored a season-high 23 points against Barbers Hill and Midway during her senior season ... Registered 22 games of double-digit scoring in 2015-16 and five double-doubles of points/assists ... Dished out a season-best 14 assists versus Brazosport ... Squad ended season as the 2016 state runner up in Class 6A ... DHS won 37 consecutive games in 2015-16 and earned a district title ... Earned second-consecutive District 15-6A MVP honors following senior season ... Also named Offensive Player of the Year as well as first-team all-district, TABC All-Region and TABC All-State ... As a senior, also earned MVP accolades of Terry Tournament and Barbers Hill Tournament and was selected as KTRK Player of the Week ... Finished her four-year career with 1,296 points, 839 assists and 509 steals in 131 games ... Was a 30-percent shooter for her career from three-point range, hitting 69 total treys ... Was a 2015-16 Wade Smith Foundation scholarship recipient ... Played AAU ball on the AD Elite team sponsored by Adrian Peterson and coached by Steven Barber ... Went the length of the court in five seconds and drained a three-pointer to send the game against the China travel team to overtime ... AD Elite won the game 55-54 ... Named the 2015-16 VYPE preseason player of the year heading into her senior season ... As a junior, she was named the District 15-6A Most Valuable Player after setting a new DHS record in steals while averaging 11.0 points, 7.3 assists and 4.0 steals per game ... Broke the school's assist record during her sophomore campaign ... Following the 2014-15 season, she was named TABC all-region and all-state, first-team all-district and first-team All-Greater Houston ... Is a four-time all-district honoree ... Helped DHS to four district titles ... Recruiting specialists say that she is "explosive to the rim and knows how to run a team.”

PERSONAL
Daughter of Cassie Richard and Charles Pennington ... Born on February 17, 1998 ... Also excelled in the classroom with a 3.8 grade point average and has earned academic all-district accolades from 2012-16 ... Ranked fifth out of a class of 652 ... Earned Best of Show as well as first and third place in the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo ... Majoring in kinesiology.

RICHARD-HARRIS' CAREER HIGHS

POINTS
12 - Florida - 1/5/17

REBOUNDS
3 - 4 times [last: Florida, 1/5/17]

FIELD GOALS MADE
3 - 2 times [last: Florida, 1/5/17]

FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
7 - Florida - 1/5/17

3-POINT FIELD GOALS MADE
1 - Alabama State - 12/28/16

3-POINT FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
1 - 5 times [last: #23 Texas A&M, 2/16/17

FREE THROWS MADE
6 - Florida - 1/5/17

FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED
6 - Florida - 1/5/17

ASSISTS
4 - 2 times [last: at Vanderbilt, 2/13/17]

STEALS
4 - 2 times [last: Alabama State, 12/28/16]

BLOCKS
None

MINUTES
22 - 2 times [last: at Arkansas, 1/8/17]

TOP SCORING GAMES
RANK - POINTS - OPPONENT - DATE
1 - 12 - Florida - 1/5/17
2 - 9 - Alabama State - 12/28/16
3 - 6 - vs. UTEP - 11/24/16
4 - 4 - Wake Forest - 11/13/16
- 4 - Sam Houston State - 12/4/16

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