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Jada Ford
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Jada Ford 2758246
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Muskogee, Okla.
High School: Muskogee High School
Major: Sports Management
Experience: 2 Letters

SENIOR (2019-20): Tallied a pair of treys at Tulsa (11/9) to move into the all-time top-10 for made threes in program history … Scored 13 points off the bench on 4-of-9 from long range vs. CBC (11/6).

JUNIOR (2018-19): Top three on the team in three-point shooting (27 of her 34 made FG’s were 3-pointers) … Season-high 22 points at ULM (6-of-7 from the field) … Played a season-high 25 minutes against Missouri … Appeared in 24 games in reserve action … Averaged 4.3 points per contest … Highest 3-point percentage on the team in conference play (40 percent) … Scored in double figures 3 times … Season high 7 field goals made came in her 22-point performance at ULM … Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Appeared in 30 games with 18 starts … Finished second on the team with 10.3 points per game … Led the team with four 20-plus point performances on the year … Scored a season-high 23 points three times … Led the team in 3-pointers made 17 times and made at least three, 3-pointers 11 times … Had a season-high four steals at South Alabama on Feb. 10 … Finished in the top-20 in the Sun Belt Conference in points per game … Finished the year with a 34.9 three-point field goal percentage which ranked 12th best in the conference … Her 59 made 3-pointers were the fifth most in the SBC … Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 20 games and made six starts … Missed 10 games during conference play after injuring her elbow on Jan. 6 during practice … Led the team with 12.9 points per game … Became just the 22nd player in school history to score at least 30 points in a game when she scored 30 against Northern Kentucky in the Puerto Rico Classic (in Las Vegas) on Dec. 20 … The 30 points was the most by a freshman since Keeshia Evans scored 30 against Lamar in 1998 … At the time of her injury Ford led all freshman in the Sun Belt with 11.5 points per game … Led the team with five games of 20 or more points on the season … Finished second on the team with 41 made 3-pointers … Scored 14 points in the third quarter of the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament to help her team defeat Georgia Southern and advance to the quarterfinals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Muskogee High School in Oklahoma … Averaged 19.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest for the Roughers … helped lead her team to the 6A semifinals for the third consecutive year with a 24-3 overall record in 2015-16 … Helped her team capture a Frontier Valley title as a senior and finished second in the Tournament of Champions … Her team won a seventh straight Muskogee Shrine title … Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State selection … Runner-up in the All-Phoenix MVP voting after averaging 18.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals during her senior season … Three-time All-Phoenix Team selection … Finished her high school career with over 1,500 points … As a junior scored a season-high 30 points in her team's 67-38 victory that clinched the Frontier Valley title in 2014-15 … Averaged 18.6 points in Oklahoma's Tournament of Champions … Finalist for the Vype Oklahoma Miss Basketball award … Also played softball in high school.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Angela Ford … Has three older brothers (Johnathon, Jeremy & Josh) … Birthday is Aug. 24 … Majoring in Sports Management.

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