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#10 Jill Young
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mitchell, S.D.
High School: Mitchell Christian H.S.
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters
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Jill stretches defenses and has provided consistent scoring from the perimeter in her three seasons in the Jackrabbit lineup ... ranks third in career three-pointers at SDSU with 222 ... holds third (82 in 2008-09), fourth (78 in 2010-11) and 11th (62 in 2009-10) spots on Jackrabbit single-season three-point charts ... enters season with 953 career points ... distinguished scholar on the Academic All-Summit League Team who also has been named to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence each of the past two seasons

Honorable mention all-Summit League selection ... ranked third on team in scoring with average of 10.4 points per game ... started all 33 games and made a three-pointer in 31 games ... had streak of 22 straight games with a three-pointer end in Summit League championship game against Oakland (3/8), but rebounded with three three-pointers against Xavier (Ohio) in NCAA Tournament game (3/20) ... named to Preseason WNIT all-tournament team after scoring in double figures in all three games ... opened tourney and season with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting from long range against Utah Valley (11/12) ... scored 13 points with seven rebounds in second-round win over Hampton (11/15) and tallied 12 points in loss at Purdue (11/18) ... reached double figures in scoring 16 times so far this season ... established new career high with six assists in back-to-back road games at Southern Utah (12/29) and UMKC (12/31) as she assumed some of the point guard duties in place of regular starter Macie Michelson ... drained five three-pointers en route to 22 points in road win at Western Illinois ... matched career high with seven three-pointers and scored season-high 24 points in losing effort at Oral Roberts (2/7) ... posted first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in road victory at IPFW (2/21) ... added 15 points and seven rebounds in win at Oakland to start road trip (2/19) in earning Summit League Player of the Week honors ... tallied 12 points and four assists in Summit League first-round game versus North Dakota State (3/6) ... grabbed nine boards in Summit League championship game against Oakland (3/8)

Played in all 33 games, making 14 starts ... ranked second on team this season with 62 three-pointers ... also ranked second with 68 assists ... scored in double figures 13 times, including recording 15 points in season-opening win against Gonzaga (Wash.) (11/13) ... was 3-for-7 on three-pointers and 6-of-6 at free throw line versus Gonzaga ... was 3-for-4 on three-point attempts, scoring 11 points and grabbing seven rebounds in win over Middle Tennessee State ... tallied season-high 16 points and tied career high with nine rebounds in losing effort at Iowa (12/22) ... scored 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting from long range in win over UMKC (2/6) ... also canned four three-pointers to close out weekend with 15-point night against Southern Utah (2/8) ... connected on season-high five three-pointers for 15 points in regular season finale against Western Illinois (3/1) ... was 3-for-6 on three-pointers in tallying 11 points in Summit League Championship opening round game against IPFW (3/7) ... sank three-pointer en route to nine-point performance in NCAA Tournament game at Oklahoma (3/21) ... dished out five assists on three occasions

Made long-awaited collegiate debut and led team with freshman-record 82 three-pointers ... three-point total was third highest in a season by a Jackrabbit player ... ranked third among Division I players by shooting 46.1 percent from three-point range ... named Summit League Sixth Woman of the Year and earned a spot on the league's All-Newcomer Team ... ranked second on team with average of 10.2 points per game ... sat out season opener, but played in last 34 games with two starts ... reached double figures in 17 of 34 games ... made a three-pointer in 29 games, including each of the last 14 ... sank 7-of-13 three-point attempts in regular season finale at Oral Roberts (Okla.) en route to 23 points (3/2) ... scored season-high 25 points on 6-of-9 shooting from long range and added four assists in win at Gonzaga (Wash.) (12/12) ... drained 5-of-7 three-point attempts and ended night with 20 points versus Utah (11/20) ... in collegiate debut, was 2-for-4 from three-point range versus Wisconsin (11/17) ... started two games, tallying 17 points versus IUPUI (1/10) and 12 against Western Illinois (1/12) ... turned in 11-point, nine-rebound effort at IPFW (1/3) ... twice grabbed eight rebounds in a game: at Southern Utah (1/17) and versus IUPUI in Summit League Championships semifinal (3/9) ... named to all-tournament team at Summit League Championships after averaging 12.7 points per game and going 10-of-19 on three-point attempts ... opened tournament by making 5-of-6 three-point tries and scoring 16 points against Oral Roberts (3/7) ... scored 17 points, draining 4-of-10 three-point attempts, in semifinals versus IUPUI ... hit go-ahead three-pointer in second half of championship game against Oakland (Mich.) (3/10) ... was 5-of-8 on three-pointers en route to sharing game-high honors with 17 points in NCAA Tournament first-round matchup with Texas Christian (3/22) ... added 1-of-2 effort from long distance versus Baylor (Texas) (3/24) to end tournament run 6-of-10 on three-pointers

Originally committed to play at Creighton (Neb.), but transferred to SDSU at start of fall classes ... sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules

Earned 2007 South Dakota Miss Basketball and state Gatorade Player of the Year honors ... named Sioux Falls Argus Leader Player of the Year in both 2006 and 2007 ... set career state records with 3,317 points and 462 three-pointers ... also set state single-season record with 105 three-pointers ... as a senior at Mitchell Christian High School, averaged 29.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.9 steals per game ... led Mitchell Christian to 2006 Class B state title under the direction of coach George Erdahl ... a starter since the seventh grade, she earned all-conference honors all six years ... first-team all-state selection four times and second-team all-state pick once ... named a South Dakota Elite 15 female student-athlete ... played club basketball for the South Dakota Elite squad