Jasmine Hassell #12 Forward
2014 Regular Season PPG 3.0 RPG 0.0 APG 0.5 EFF +3.00
Bio Born: Apr 09, 1991 Height: 6-2 / 1,88 Weight: 205 lbs. / 93,0 kg. College: Georgia Years Pro: 1
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Hassell begins her second first pro season, following her selection by the Fever in the second round of the 2013 WNBA Draft. The former Georgia star landed a spot as an Indiana reserve last year, but spent her rookie campaign juggling roster positions all summer between the Fever and Seattle Storm.
2013: Hassell appeared in 22 games for the Fever, recording career-highs in points (9) and minutes (26) at Connecticut, 9/15…she signed a remainder-of-season contract with the Fever on August 27…she was released by the Fever on Aug. 2, signing three consecutive 7-day contracts with the Seattle Storm, for whom she had two points and an assist in four brief appearances…she was Indiana’s second-round draft pick (21st overall) in April…she played two minutes in the Fever opener at San Antonio, 5/24, but recorded no statistics…she was released after that game, but returned as a replacement player due to a slew of Indiana injuries…in all, she was added to the Indiana roster on four different occasions…she became the third different Fever player ever to wear two different jersey numbers, and the first to wear two different numbers in the same season (No. 12; No. 21).
2013: Hassell saw action in three of Indiana’s four playoff games.
2013-14: Hassell played 12 games with Elitzur Netanya in Israel before moving to Rivas Ecopolis in Spain, helping the club to the Spanish League championship…with Rivas, she averaged 7.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 13 games, and shot better than 50 percent from the floor.
Hassell finished her career among UGA’s career leaders, ranked No. 21 in scoring, No. 2 in games played and No. 7 in field goal percentage…she completed her career with 67 double-figure scoring games…in SEC Tournament play, she averaged 14.7 points per game in her career while shooting 67.2 percent (43-of-64) from the field.
2012-13: Hassell was named first-team All-SEC by league coaches and also a second-team All-SEC pick in balloting of the AP...she was an honorable mention All-America selection while leading the Lady Bulldogs in double-digit scoring games (24) and rebounding contests (5) and in double-doubles (5)…she notched four 20-point outings as a senior and was Georgia’s leading scorer in a team-high 17 games…for the season, she averaged 12.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game…she was tabbed SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 14 after averaging 20.0 points and shooting 68.2 percent from the floor against Alabama and No. 18 South Carolina…she grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds at Florida, including a dozen in the second half.
2011-12: Named second-team All-SEC by both league coaches and the Associated Press, she finished the season ranked No. 8 in the SEC in scoring…she earned honorable mention All-America status…she notched 23 double-digit scoring games and paced Georgia offensively 11 times…she was named to the all-tournament team at the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic after averaging 17.0 points and connecting on 65.0 percent of her FGs and 88.9 percent of her FTs versus Gonzaga and Montana State…she averaged 13.0 points and 5.7 boards as a junior.
2010-11: As a sophomore, Hassell averaged 9.6 points and 4.5 rebounds a game…she was named to the all-tournament team at the Loyola Marymount Thanksgiving Classic after averaging 16.0 points a game and hitting 75.0 percent of her FGs versus Denver and LMU…she hit the game-winning free throw against Arkansas in Athens with 13 seconds remaining in overtime against the Razorbacks – then sealed the victory by forcing an errant pass on an inbounds play…she scored a game-high 20 points against No. 4 Tennessee in the SEC Tournament semifinals.
2009-10: Hassell was named to the All-SEC Freshman team in balloting of league coaches…she led UGA in field goal percentage in SEC play (.533), a mark that ranked No. 5 among league leaders…she got her first start versus Alabama State and later was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 25, largely due to career-high tallies of 20 points, seven rebounds and 30 minutes played a day earlier vs. Ole Miss…she averaged 6.2 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest.