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TJ Jordan
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TJ Jordan 1427637
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portsmouth, Va.
High School: Wilson

 2006-07 (JUNIOR): Earned her second consecutive CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player...First Team All-CAA...One of 45 of the nation's elite women's basketball athletes to accept an invitation to the 2007 USA Basketball Women's National Team Trials...Ranked fourth nationally and second in the CAA in three-point field goals per game (3.1)....Hit a school-record 10 three's in late February against conference rival Northeastern (2-8-07)... The 10 three-pointers also became the most three pointers made during the 2006-07 season by a Division I women's player...Also reset school record for three-pointers made in a game (10)...Set new Lady Monarch marks for three-point field goals attempted in a game (22), made in a season (101), and attempted in a season (283)...Reset her own three-pointers attempted in a season mark set during her sophomore season with 248... Led Old Dominion with 14.5 points per game...Ranks eighth on the ODU all-time junior scorers list with 479 points...Ranked ninth in scoring among her conference peers...Cracked the 1,000th point career mark against George Mason (2-22-07) and ended the season 22nd on the ODU all-time scoring leaders list with 1,094 career points...Scored 20 or more points in seven contests...Reached double figures in 25 of 33 games...Led the Lady Monarchs in scoring in 20 of 33 games...Ranked 14th in the CAA in free throw percentage (.742)...Scored a career-high 34 points at Northeastern (2-8-07) becoming the first Lady Monarch to score 30 or more points since Shareese Grant's 35 in the come-from-behind overtime win against Delaware in the CAA Championship Game in 2005...Collected a career-high 10 rebounds at Charlotte (12-17-06)...Posted her fist career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds against the 49ers...

2005-06 (SOPHOMORE): CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player...CAA All-Tournament Team...Second Team All-CAA....Played in all 30 games, making 24 starts...Took over the starting point guard role after a season-ending injury to Jen Nuzzo...Continued to be ODU's three-point specialist...Led the team with 13.4 points per game... Ranked 13th in the CAA in scoring (13.4), 15th in field goal percentage (.408), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.375), and toped the list in three's made (93)...Chased Aubrey Eblin's single season three-point record (97 -1997) throughout the season missing the record by four treys and ending the season with 93...Reset the single season three-pointers attempted mark with 248 attempts...Previous record held by Aubrey Eblin was 228 in 1997....Reached double figures in all but seven games...Netted a season-high 23 points at George Mason (2-12-06) in ODU's biggest win of the season and tied it in the CAA semifinals against Hofstra (3-10-6)...Reached 20 or more points four times...Tied a then career-high with seven three pointers made at George Mason (2-12-06) at the Patriot Center...The seven threes were two shy of the then school record set by Aubrey Eblin in 1998....Dished out an average of 2.3 assists per game...Handed out a career-high seven assists at Hofstra (1-27-06)...Averaged 3.0 rebounds per game...Grabbed a season-high five boards in seven games...Reset her career-high mark in steals with five at Virginia Commonwealth (1-6-06)...

2004-05 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 31 games, making two starts...Averaged 6.5 points and 2.7 rebounds per game...Recorded her first career start in the CAA opener at James Madison (1-6-05) and also registered a start in the CAA semi-final against Drexel (3-11-05)...Served as ODU's three-point specialist going 47-for-158 from downtown to shoot .297...Ranked 12th in the CAA in three point percentage and fifth in three point field goals made...Shot a blistering 7-for-11 at Delaware (2-11-05), just two shy of tying the then school record for three pointers made by Aubrey Eblin in 1998...Scored a season-high 28 points against the Blue Hens to become one of five Lady Monarchs to reach the 20+ point mark in a game...Also posted double digit performances against #16/19 Rutgers (12-05-04), Virginia Commonwealth (1-14-05), in the regular season finale at Drexel (2-6-05), and in the CAA Tournament Final versus Delaware (3-12-05)...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Virginia (12-10-4)...Also dished out a season-high three assists in a victory over Virginia Tech (11-27-05)...Managed two blocks at Virginia Commonwealth (2-3-05)...Registered a season-high two steals in the season opener at Georgia Tech (11-23-04), #8 Tennessee (1-2-05), Hofstra (1-16-05), and in the CAA quarterfinal versus Hofstra (3-10-05)...

PRIOR TO OLD DOMINION: Led nearby Wilson High School in Portsmouth,Va. to its first ever Group AAA state tournament and an appearance in the championship game....Named the Virginia High School Coaches' Player of the Year.... Named Virginia High School Coaches' Association First Team All-State...Earned a spot on the 2004 All-Star Team...Averaged 23.1 points per game during her senior campaign... Connected on 112 three-pointers...Accumulated 2,050 points during her career...Honor Roll student...Superintendent Scholar Award winner...Listed among Who's Who Among Students...

PERSONAL: Born Taurean Yves Jordan on March 16, 1986...Daughter of Sharon L. Smith...Siblings include Kenya (34), Cy'ral (32), Travari (30), Zon (28), and K'la (23)...Majoring in elementary education with a minor in special education.

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