|2 Jackie Sanders
Rated the nation's sixth-ranked player overall and the top junior college
prospect at power forward by the All-Star Girl's Report ... Played at Gulf
Coast Community College in Panama City , Fla. ... Possesses great size and
strength and should provide a solid inside-outside threat ... Very effective
at shooting from long-range ... Lists the three-point shot as her favorite
shot ... Chose Kentucky over LSU and Louisiana Tech.
Helped the Lady Commodores win the NJCAA national championship
... GCCC also won its 11th straight Panhandle Conference championship and seventh
Region 8 Region 8/FCCAA state crown with an impressive 36-1 overall record
... Team's fourth-leading scorer, averaging 11.3 points per game ... Led the
team in rebounding with 7.7 rpg.
Named to the All-Panhandle Conference second team after
averaging 7.1 points and 6.1 rebounds per game ... Helped GCCC chart an impressive
27-4 record and advance to the FCCAA state tournament championship game.
Four-year letter winner at Fairfield High School in Birmingham,
Ala., for then-head coach Arnika Clements ... Averaged a double-double with
14 points and 10 rebounds per game ... Named Most Valuable Player as a senior
... First-team all-state selection ... Chosen to play in the Alabama/Mississippi
All-Star game ... Also played on the volleyball team.
"Jackie is one of the top-ranked players in the country and
she has unbelievable skill set and great size and strength. She is extremely
skilled for a post player as she shoots the ball well and has great range.
She also has size and the ability to operate an inside-outside combination
that will help make us a better basketball team."