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Jessica

Foley

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Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Wodonga, Victoria , Australia
High School: AIS

Bio

One of the top three-point shooters to ever play at Duke ... hit the game-winning three-pointer against Connecticut as a sophomore.

Career Notes...
A two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District II selection ... a third team All-ACC selection as a junior ... led Duke to four straight 30-win seasons ... member of 2003 and 2006 NCAA Final Four squads ... Blue Devils won the 2003 and 2004 ACC Championships and 2003-05 ACC Regular Season titles ... started 32 of 135 games played over her career.

In The Duke Record Book...
Set a Duke single season record with 68 three-pointers made and 191 attempted as a junior ... collected seven three-pointers against Georgia Tech as a junior to tie the Duke single game record ... in the career charts, ranks second in free throw percentage (.821), second in three-point field goals made (175), second in three-point field goals attempted (490) and seventh in wins (120).

In The ACC Record Book...
Listed 21st in three-pointers made (175) and 22nd in three-pointers attempted (490) in the career charts.

As a Senior (2005-06)...
Came off the bench in all 35 contests leading Duke to a 31-4 overall record and an appearance in the National Championship game ... named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III second team ... averaged 5.6 points, 1.7 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 16.1 minutes a game ... scored double-figures in five games, including 10 points against Maryland in the National Championship game ... hit 39 of 97 three-pointers for a career-best 40.2 percentage ... in the ACC stats, ranked seventh in three-point field goal percentage (40.2) ... in ACC games only, ranked sixth in three-point field goal percentage (43.2) ... hit a season-high four three-pointers against St. John’s in December ... hit at least one three-pointer in 24 of 35 contests ... sank 16 of 19 free throws on the year.

As a Junior (2004-05)...
After coming off the bench her first two years, she started 32 of 34 games played on the season ... a third team All-ACC selection ... started the first 32 games before injuring her foot in the ACC Championship ... averaged 10.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.9 steals ... set a Duke single season record with 68 treys ... ranked third in the ACC with 2.0 three-point field goals a game, was eighth with a 35.6 three-point field goal percentage, 28th in scoring (10.9) and 11th in assists (3.59) ... had her first career double-double against Georgia Tech with 23 points and 10 rebounds ... tied the Duke single-game record with seven three-pointers made against Georgia Tech ... hit at least one three-pointer in 29 of 32 games ... played the point guard position at times during most games for the first time in her career ... scored double-figures in 18 games ... scored 20 or more points against Virginia (20), Georgia Tech (23) and Clemson (21) ... hit three or more three-pointers on 12 different occasions ... named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III.

As a Sophomore (2003-04)...
Averaged 5.5 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals as she played in all 34 contests ... hit one of the biggest shots in school history as she nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer to defeat Connecticut on Jan. 3, 2004 ... scored double-figure points in seven games ... ranked second on the Duke team with 38 three-pointers ... had a career-high 18 points along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Northwestern State ... in the ACC statistics, ranked ninth in three-point field goal percentage (32.8) and 11th in three-point field goals made (1.12) ... in ACC games only, ranked tied for 10th in three-point field goal percentage (33.3) and 14th in three-point field goals made (1.12) ... hit a three-pointer in 19 of the 34 contests and had a streak of 12 straight contests with a three-pointer made ... tied a career high with four three-pointers made against Northwestern State ... had two or more treys made in a game on 12 occasions ... had three or more treys in six contests ... played a career-high 27 minutes at top-ranked Connecticut, while scoring eight points, grabbing three rebounds and making one steal ... registered 14 points, two assists and one steal against fifth-ranked Purdue ... notched 11 points, three rebounds and two assists against Georgia Tech ... also had double-figure points against Stephen F. Austin (14), Wake Forest (13), Northwestern St. (13) and Hampton (10) ... had a career-high nine assists at Loyola Marymount.

Summer of 2003...
Played for Australia on the World Championship for Young Women team ... led the squad to a 6-2 record ... played in seven games averaging 2.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals.

As a Freshman (2002-03)...
Selected ACC Co-Rookie of the Week on Jan. 27 ... earned South Padre Shootout All-Tournament honors, after averaging 12.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and hitting 4-of-8 from three-point land ... played in 32 of 37 Duke contests ... had a career-high 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting along with three assists against Detroit Mercy ... in her first career game, scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting from three-point land, dished out six assists and had three rebounds against East Carolina ... her four three-pointers tied a Duke freshman record ... ranked 15th in the ACC with 0.94 three-pointers per game ... scored double-figure points in seven games ... came off the bench in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament to score 10 points against Georgia State and 11 points against Utah ... had three or more rebounds in 13 games ... against Iowa State, scored 11 points and dished out two assists ... registered 11 points against Maryland and 12 points versus Howard.

Prior To Duke...
Played for the Australia Institute of Sport in 2001 and 2002 in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) ... a three-time All-Australian, four-time Victorian State and two-time nominee for the Albury-Wodonga Young Achiever of the Year ... member of the 2001 Australian Under-20 World Championship team, which traveled to Czech Republic ... during the championships, averaged 7.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.0 steals in 16.0 minutes ...  averaged 10.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and shot 41 percent from three-point range in the WNBL in 2002 ...  toured with the Australian Institute of Sport to the United States in 1999, 2000 and 2001 ... attended Catholic College Wodonga from grades 7-10 and Lake Ginninderra College Canberra in grades 11-12.

Personal...
Full name is Jessica Mary-Ellen Foley ... born April 20, 1983, in Bega, New South Wales ... daughter of John and Christine Foley ... has one sister, Julia (31), and two brothers, Simon (28) and Ben (26) ... majoring in environmental science.

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Women's Basketball Press Conference - Alison Bales & Jessica Foley - 10/21/05