ORU Women's Basketball BIO
24 Noora Jaervikangas
Played in all 29 contests as a true freshman, including five starting assignments... Averaged 3.9 points and 1.7 rebounds per game... Logged 12.9 minutes per game... Blocked eight shots and grabbed five steals... Was a deft passer, accounting for 22 assists... Knocked down 21 three-point field goals, connecting on 30.9% of her outside attempts... Connected on two three-pointers and scored eight points in her collegiate debut, a win over USAO (11/8)... Came up with six points at Kansas (11/10)... Scored three points and led the team with three assists against Arkansas (11/13)... Tallied her first career steal at Missouri (12/4)... Knocked down a three-pointer to snap a four-game scoreless streak against Northwestern (12/16)... Scored five points in an overtime loss at Marquette (12/18)... Exploded for 15 points and eight rebounds in the Southland opener, a win over Houston Baptist (1/2)... Blocked three shots in a victory over Central Arkansas (1/11)... Scored six points after draining a pair of three-pointers and dished three assists at Nicholls State (1/30)... Scored five points against McNeese State (2/1)... Got her first career start and responded with a team-high 21 points and four assists in a win over New Orleans (2/6)... Came up with 11 points in a Homecoming victory over Southeastern Louisiana (2/8)... Chipped in seven points and two assists at Houston Baptist (2/13)... Hit a crucial three-pointer in a key Southland Conference win over Lamar (2/27)... Started the home finale, a win over Sam Houston State (3/2)... Scored three points in the regular season finale, against eventual SLC Champion Northwestern State (3/8)... Had a great effort in the final game of the season, scoring eight points in an SLC Tournament loss to Nicholls State (3/13).
PRIOR TO ORU
Graduated from Makelanrinne Sports High in Helsinki... Played club basketball for Forssan Alku, helping the team to a 3rd place finish in the 2012-13 SM-Sarja (Finnish Championship Series)... Averaged 5.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game in 2012-13, shooting 44.8% from the field... Named Forssan Alku’s top youth player after the 2012-13 season... Made 54 appearances for Finland’s youth national teams, including 41 games for the U18 team... Had a breakout summer in 2012, leading the team in scoring at the U18 Nordic Championship and the FIBA U18 European Championship, when she averaged 10.3 points per game... Averaged 7.3 points per game overall for her Finland U18 career.
Daughter of Kimmo and Tiina Jaervikangas... Mother is a wine importer, and father works with the Finnish Basketball Association... Enjoys playing guitar in her spare time... Plans to major in biology and pre-med at ORU.
Points: 21 vs. New Orleans - Feb. 6, 2014
Field Goals Made: 5 vs. New Orleans - Feb. 6, 2014
3-Pointers Made: 3 (twice), last vs. Southeastern Louisiana - Feb. 8, 2014
Free Throws Made: 8 vs. New Orleans - Feb. 6, 2014
Rebounds: 8 vs. Houston Baptist - Jan. 2, 2014
Assists: 4 vs. New Orleans - Feb. 6, 2014
Blocked Shots: 3 vs. Central Arkansas - Jan. 11, 2014
Steals: 1 (five times), last vs. Nicholls State - March 13, 2014
Minutes: 34 vs. New Orleans - Feb. 6, 2014
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