WNBA Prospect Profile
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Jennifer Hamson - BYU
Position:
Center
Height:
6'7"
Birthdate:
1/23/1992 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Lindon, UT
High School:
Pleasant Grove
College Highlights
After playing volleyball in fall and basketball in winter of her first three years at BYU earning First Team All-American honors in volleyball and First Team All-West Coast Conf. honors as a junior Hamson redshirted the most recent volleyball season to concentrate on hoops. Went on to become first WCC basketball player ever voted Player of the Year and Defensive POY in same season. Led nation in blocks, while ranking atop WCC in FG% and ranking 2nd in scoring and rebounding. 2012-13: All-WCC First Team after ranking 12th in Div. 1 in blocks. 2011-12: Paced WCC in blocks and FG%. MISC: As a youngster, passed on basketball in favor of gymnastics but ultimately followed in footsteps of her mother, Tresa Spaulding, a former BYU All-American who led nation in scoring in 1987 and was an alternate for the 1984 U.S. Olympic team.
College Statistics
Brigham Young
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2010-11 30 90 161 .559 51 69 .739 0 0 .000 154 4 7 45 231 7.70
2011-12 31 114 197 .578 67 89 .752 0 1 .000 178 17 17 76 295 9.51
2012-13 26 121 235 .514 48 76 .631 0 0 .000 229 18 20 72 290 11.1
2013-14 35 224 396 .565 173 242 .714 0 1 .000 404 34 16 147 621 17.7
totals 122 549 989 .555 339 476 .712 0 2 .000 965 73 60 340 1437 11.7