20 - Jasmine Walker
Jasmine Walker
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Amityville, NY
High School: Copiague
Position: F
2006-07 Team Captain 2005-06: Walker became one of the elite post players in the Northeast Conference her junior year...She was second on the Pioneers in scoring at 12.1 points per game...She was second in the NEC in field goal percentage at 53.1%...She led the Pioneers and was third in the league in rebounding with 9.1 boards per contest...She finished the year with 10 double double games and she had 17 games with at least 10 rebounds...She earned herself a spot on the 2006 Northeast Conference All-Tournament Team in leading SHU to their first-ever league title...She posted two double-doubles in the NEC Tournament and grabbed 17 boards in the NEC Championship game...Walker became the first Pioneer in 14 years to eclipse the 20 rebound mark in a game by pulling down 20 caroms against Rider (12/29/05)...Walker was the first to accomplish the feat since Altheia Osbourne grabbed 24 gainst Southampton on December 4, 1991...She scored a career-high 23 points on 11-of-15 shooting in a 59-43 win over Long Island (2/6/06)...She turned away a career-high four shots in the Rider win (12/29/05). 2004-05: Had a breakout sophomore season in 2004-05, playing in all 29 games making 19 starts...Slowed by a bought with the flue in the early part of the season, Walker returned to the starting lineup in game 12 and led the Pioneers to a 13-3 record heading into the NEC playoffs...Averaged 7.7 points and 7.0 rebounds on the year...Had five double-doubles on the season...7th in the NEC in rebounding (7.0 rpg)...Also had 23 blocks to her credit on the year...Scored a career-high 16 points with 10 rebounds at Fairleigh Dickinson (3/1/05)...Pulled down a career best 15 rebounds in the NEC semifinal against Robert Morris (3/8/05). 2003-04: As a freshman, Walker played in 25 games providing the Pioneers with a strong inside presence off the bench...Averaged 16.7 minutes per game as Coach Swanson's top option off the bench...Finished the year averaging 5.5 points and 5.0 rebounds per game...Came off the bench for a season-high 14 points with seven rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes of action against Mount St. Mary's (3/1/04)...12 points and a season-best 14 rebounds to record her first double-double against Robert Morris (2/17/04)...Third on the team with 125 rebounds. Prior to SHU: A four-year standout on the volleyball and basketball teams at Copiague High School...Played for head coach Carole Olsen while amassing 1,045 points and 1,076 rebounds in her four-year varsity career...Helped lead her school to its first ever state championship, capturing the New York State Class "A" title... Averaged 12.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 2.6 steals and 1.7 blocks in 2002-03 in pacing the Eagles to a 25-2 record...An all-league selection all four years of high school...elected team captain...Recipient of the Most Improved, Coaches Award and MVP awards...An All-County and All-Long Island selection...Played in the Up-State New York Suffolk County vs. Nassau County Senior All-Star Game. Personal: Jasmine Nichole Walker Born: 9/17/85. Parents: Sharon and Michael Walker. Siblings: Anthony and Ieasia Walker. Favorite Athlete's: Tracey McGrady, Vince Carter, Carmelo Anthony and Dwayne Wade. Favorite Books: Coldest Winter Ever, Hustler, Catcher in the Rye and To Kill a Mocking Bird. Favorite Movie: Love & Basketball. Favorite TV Shows: One on One, Girlfriends, Eve and All of Us. Favorite Music: R&B and Hip-Hop. Favorite Foods: Chicken, Rice, Mac and Cheese and Nachos