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Jada Ford
Player Profile:
Jada Ford 2758246
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Muskogee, Okla.
High School: Muskogee High School
Major: Sports Management
Experience: 1 Letter

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 20 games and made six starts … missed 10 games during conference play after injuring her elbow on Jan. 6 during practice … led the team with 12.9 points per game … became just the 22nd player in school history to score at least 30 points in a game when she scored 30 against Northern Kentucky in the Puerto Rico Classic (in Las Vegas) on Dec. 20 … the 30 points was the most by a freshman since Keeshia Evans scored 30 against Lamar in 1998 … at the time of her injury Ford led all freshman in the Sun Belt with 11.5 points per game … led the team with five games of 20 or more points on the season … finished second on the team with 41 made 3-pointers … scored 14 points in the third quarter of the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament to help her team defeat Georgia Southern and advance to the quarterfinals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Muskogee High School in Oklahoma … averaged 19.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per contest for Roughers … helped lead her team to the 6A semifinals for the third consecutive year with a 24-3 overall record in 2015-16 … helped her team capture a Frontier Valley title as a senior and finished second in the Tournament of Champions … her team won a seventh straight Muskogee Shrine title … Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State selection … runner-up in the All-Phoenix MVP voting after averaging 18.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 steals during her senior season … a three-time All-Phoenix Team selection … finished her high school career with over 1,500 points …as a junior she scored a season-high 30 points in her team's 67-38 victory that clinched the Frontier Valley title in 2014-15 … averaged 18.6 points in Oklahoma's Tournament of Champions … was finalist for the Vype Oklahoma Miss Basketball award ... also played softball in high school.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Angela Ford ... has three older brothers (Johnathon, Jeremy & Josh) ... enjoys shopping and watching movies.

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