Hampton University senior guard Jericka Jenkins was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America ® Division I Women’s Basketball Third Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Jenkins (Lancaster, Texas), a Criminology/Criminal Justice major with a 3.71 GPA, has started in 24 games for the Lady Pirates this season. This is the first time that Jenkins has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Women’s basketball Division I Third Team.

Jericka Jenkins of Hampton University's Lady Pirates Basketball team (Hampton Pirates/Capitol One)

She is averaging 13.7 points a game and 7.9 assists per game, which ranks first in the NCAA in assists per game. She is also 14th in the NCAA in assist-turnover ratio (2.33). Jenkins is just the second player in program history to have 500 career assists.   Jenkins currently has 589 career assists, which is second in school history and a Div. I program record.

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