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    Jessica McCormack
    12 Jessica McCormack
    Hometown:
    Auckland, New Zealand

    Last College:
    University of Washington

    Height:
    6-5

    Position:
    Center

    AT FIRST GLANCE
    Will sit out the 2008-09 season after transferring from the University of Washington...was a member of the 2008 New Zealand National Team which competed at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, China...was the youngest member ever to play for the New Zealand National Program.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    Basketball letterwinner at Northcote College (HS) in Auckland, New Zealand...member of New Zealand's Senior National Team - the Tall Ferns - since 2005 when she was the youngest player ever selected to the squad at the age of 15...has played 34 games with the Tall Ferns and notched international caps in games against Cuba, Australia, Chinese Taipei, China, Nigeria...averaged 6.8 points and 6.3 points during her career with the Tall Ferns...competed with New Zealand at the William Jones Cup three times, helping senior team to second place finish in 2005 and a fourth place finish in 2006...most recently played at the Jones Cup in 2007, when the Tall Ferns finished 2-4...averaged 9.8 points and 7.5 rebounds in 2007 Jones Cup contests...earned a silver medal with the national team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games...also member of the New Zealand Youth Olympic U-19 team where she led the team in rebounds (11.7) and blocks (2.3) and averaged 10.7 points...won national titles with U-20 and U-23 teams, earning All-Tournament team honors at the U- 23 competition...selected to the all-tournament team at the 2005 New Zealand secondary schools national competition...2005 Northcote College Sportswoman of the Year...2005 ASB Young Women's Basketballer of the Year...in 2006, won U-19 national title with Auckland and named MVP of the Auckland Secondary Schools Championship final.

    PERSONAL

    Born Jessica McCormack on September 8, 1989 in Hamilton, New Zealand...parents are Jane and Neil McCormack... exploratory major.

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