20 - Jessica Merrihue
Jessica Merrihue
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Holtsville, N.Y.
High School: Sachem
Position: F
Co-captain AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-2008:

Saw action in 23 games ... Averaged 6.2 minutes, 1.6 points and 1.0 rebounds per game ... Scored a career-high nine points and had a career-high four field goals made against Maine ... Tied her career-high in free throws made with two versus Rhode Island ... Recorded a career-high seven field goal attempts and tied her career-high in rebounds with three against Long Island ... Had a career-high two rebounds against Army and Colgate ... Played a season-high 15 minutes against Quinnipiac, scoring five points ... Tallied seven points, two rebounds and one steal versus Boston College ... Had four points, one rebound and one block against Lafayette ... Dished out a career-high two assists against Army ... Saw first action of the season against Vermont. AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-2007: Appeared in 28 games ... Averaged 14.6 minutes played, 0.8 rebounds and 1.0 points per game ... Went 6-of-9 on free throws with a .667 percentage ... Played five minutes against Quinnipiac recording three rebounds and five points, while going 2-4 in field goals and 1-1 on free throws ... Played a career-high 17 minutes against San Diego ... Tied her career-high with three rebounds against Dartmouth and Maine ... Saw first action of the season against St. Peter's. AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-2006: Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 12 games ... Averaged 2.8 minutes, 0.9 points and 0.3 rebounds per game ... Tied a season-high with three points, pulled down a rebound and had a steal against Lafayette ... Hit a three and grabbed a rebound in two minutes of action at Connecticut ... Scored the first points of her career (three points) and added a block and a steal against Memphis ... Played a season-high six minutes against Western Kentucky ... Saw her first action of the season at Northeastern. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter and two-year team captain in both volleyball and basketball ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... McDonald's All-America Top 100 ... Street and Smith honorable mention 2001-2004 ... U.S. Junior Nationals AAU team championship 2004 (Liberty Belles) ... Second team All-Long Island (2003) ... N.Y. State Empire Games women's basketball team (2002) ... Averaged 15.6 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists and three blocks per game as a senior ... Led the basketball team to the Suffolk County finals in 2003 and 2004 ... Earned MVP honors while leading team to the 2002 Northport Christmas Tournament championship ... Three-time All-League and All-County selection ... Scored 1,000 career points ... N.Y. State Scholar-Athlete in both volleyball and basketball (2001-2004) ... Recorded more than 1,000 kills and led team in blocks junior and senior year ... Three-time All-County ... Two-time All-League ... Team MVP 2003, 2004 ... 2001 Suffolk County Rookie of the Year. PERSONAL: Daughter of James and Joanne Merrihue ... Has two brothers, Ryan, who is a senior in high school and plays volleyball and basketball and Kevin, who is in the eighth grade and plays football, basketball and lacrosse ... Majoring in Psychology and Sociology.