Coming out of Alliance, NE, Jessica Hooper has been impressing fans at the University of Nebraska for the past three years and plans to continue doing so during her senior year. Not only has she made it onto the All-Big Ten selection twice, she is also excels in the classroom and his a two-time academic All-Big Ten pick.
Hooper served as a representative for Nebraska and the United States when she became part of the USA Basketball’s Women’s World University Games Team last summer. Hooper, along with her team earned the gold medal. One of the teams that they played was the home team from Russia that featured a couple of 2012 Olympians.
After such an amazing off season, Hooper is back with the Huskers hoping to keep on bringing back more victories for the state of Nebraska. She is entering the season ranked in third place for the school record of double-doubles. She needs to make 14 more this season in order to catch up with the leader, Kelsey Griffin’s, record.
Hooper has proved that she has what it takes to be an asset to the Husker team. She has averaged almost 1000 minutes every year sense her freshman year and has stated in 98 consecutive games. Right now she is on the right track in order to rank within the top three players in the school’s history in minutes played, games played, and starts.
According to Nebraska Women’s Basketball coach Connie Yori, “Jordan is one of the best players the state of Nebraska has ever produced and one of the best players in the history of the Nebraska basketball program.”
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