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Jackson Earns Rookie Of Year At Hogspys

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Jackson Earns Rookie Of Year At Hogspys

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas freshman Jessica Jackson earned Rookie of the Year honors at the Third Annual Hogspy Awards earlier this week. Jackson, who was selected to the All-SEC Second-Team and the All-SEC Freshman team, was a three-time SEC Freshman of the Week in her first season. In her first season of college basketball, Jackson posted 26 games in double figure scoring including 20 or more points in seven games. She scored 13 or more points in 23 games and was a career-best 8-for-10 from the free throw line against Middle Tennessee State. She was a career-best 4-for-5 from long range in that contest. Jackson ranks seventh in scoring in the SEC averaging 16.2 ppg. She finished the year tied for sixth in blocks per game (1.5 bpg), 13th in field goal percentage (.423), and fourth in free-throw percentage (.804). Jackson scored a career-best 31 points against Ole Miss and had four double doubles in her first season with the Razorbacks. For more information on Arkansas women’s basketball, follow @RazorbackWBB on Twitter.



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