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Jacquie Fernandes
Jacquie  Fernandes


Pawcatuck, Conn.

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NCAA Championship Game: UConn vs. Stanford (AP)

The Huskies seek a second consecutive undefeated season in a No. 1-vs.-No. 2 matchup.

Reserve guard who should continue to see increased playing time as a senior...initially joined the team as a walk-on before being offered a scholarship prior to the start of freshman campaign...a hard-working guard that will provide UConn with depth at both guard slots...follows Maria Conlon (2001-04) in the category of UConn players to hail from the state of Connecticut...finished her career as the leading scorer at Stonington (Conn.) High School with 1,195 points...has seen action in 79 career games, entering senior season.

2008-09 SEASON
Scored a career high six points on a pair of 3-pointers in NCAA first round win over Vermont...saw action in all three games of 2009 BIG EAST Tournament....tallied a point and four rebounds in win over Villanova in just four minutes of action (2/24)...recorded three points in win at Providence (2/18)...tallied two points and two rebounds in win at South Florida (1/6)...posted career-highs with five points and four rebounds in win over Holy Cross (12/3)...tallied two points and a steal in six minutes of action vs. San Diego State (11/20).

2007-08 SEASON
Appeared in 26 games while averaging 4.0 minutes per contest...tallied four points while going a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe in win over St. John's (2/23)...pulled down three rebounds in four minutes vs. Marquette (2/20)...nabbed two steals in nine minutes vs. Army (12/31)...scored four points while adding a block in five minutes off the bench vs. Hartford (12/29)...tallied two points in win over South Carolina (12/17)...recorded two points in four minutes in win over BYU (11/29)...scored three points and pulled down a rebound in seven minutes vs. Holy Cross (11/14).

2006-07 SEASON
Appeared in 25 games in a reserve role averaging 3.4 minutes per contest...posted 11 points and 15 rebounds in limited playing time during freshman season...appeared in UConn's NCAA Regional Final loss vs. LSU (3/26)...played in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UMBC (3/18)...saw action in two BIG EAST Tournament games...tallied two points in BIG EAST Semifinal win over Louisville (3/5)...scored a season-best three points in eight minutes of action vs. Villanova (2/24)...was a perfect 2-of-2 from the free throw line in win over Syracuse (1/13)...pulled down three rebounds in win over Colorado State (12/21)...registered two points and three rebounds in BIG EAST opener at Georgetown (12/7)...scored first points of career with two points against Boston University (11/28)...saw first collegiate action with two minutes in season opener vs. Richmond (11/13).

Averaged 18.7 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 3.5 steals during senior season while guiding Stonington (Conn.) High School to a 24-2 record and the 2006 CIAC Class M State Title...finished her career as the all-time leading scorer at Stonington High School with 1,195 career points...first offered a walk-on invitation to the UConn roster before being offered a full scholarship two weeks later...becomes UConn's first scholarship player from the state of Connecticut since Maria Conlon's graduation in 2004...scored 18 points in the 2006 Connecticut Class M Championship Game...named to 2006 Connecticut All-State Team...also lettered in soccer and softball during prep captain during both junior and senior seasons.

Full name is Jacquelyn Ann Fernandes...parents are Louis and Laurel Fernandes...born on October 8, 1988 in Westerly, R.I....individualized major.