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Jayda

Adams

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#32

Guard
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei

Bio

Is a tenacious defender ... provides super energy off the bench ... is not afraid of anyone ... has an excellent three-point shot ... can pressure the ball well.

Career:
Suffered a torn ACL in her left knee on April 15, 2019 ... had surgery on May 9, 2019.

As a Sophomore (2018-19):
Saw action in 30 contests, while making two starts ... averaged 3.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists ... drained 21 three-pointers on 57 attempts for a 36.8 percentage ... in her first collegiate start, collected a career-high 12 points, a career-high four rebounds, three assists and matched a career high with two steals in a season-high 27 minutes against Wake Forest ... sank 4-of-5 three-pointers in the game ... her four three-pointers in her starting debut is tied for the most in Duke history along with Windsor Coggeshall (1995-96), Nicole Erickson (1997-98) and Tricia Liston (2010-11) ... Adams’ 80.0 percent (4-of-5) from beyond the arc is the most by any debuting start who took at least four three-pointers.

As a Freshman (2017-18):
Came off the bench in all 33 contests ... sank 11 three-pointers ... scored a career-high eight points as she hit a career-high 2-of-4 treys against Maine ... drained five three-pointers over her final eight contests, including one each against 18th-ranked Georgia and top-ranked Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament ... pulled down a career-high four rebounds in a win against NC State in January ... dished a career-high three assists versus Liberty, while swiping a career-high two steals in the regular season finale against North Carolina ... played a career-high 31 minutes on the road at third-ranked Louisville.

Ranking: 
No. 36 (Prospects Nation), No. 41 (All Star Girls Report), No. 88 (Blue Star Report)

2015 USA Basketball U16 National Team: 
Totaled a 4-1 record and the bronze medal in Puebla, Mexico … competed in all five games, while averaging 4.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists.

High School/AAU:
Trinity League Co-MVP ... First Team All-County ... Second Team All-CIF ... as a senior, averaged 12.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.9 steals ... tallied a season-high 29 points versus Windward ... led her Mater Dei squad to the CIF Championship game ... collected three games with 20 or more points ... Troy Classic All-Tournament ... selected to Orange County All-Star game ... grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds along with scoring 16 points for a double-double against Legacy High School ... Second Team All-Orange County and First Team All-Trinity League during her junior campaign … averaged 11.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.5 steals as a junior … started 33 games and helped lead her squad to a 31-3 record … helped her high school team to the Fountain Valley Tournament Championship, South Coast Tournament Championship and the Nike TOC Top Division Consolation Championship … a Second Team All-Trinity League as a sophomore … started 34 contests, while averaging 3.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.4 steals … her team totaled a 31-3 overall record … won the South Coast Tournament Championship, Nike TOC Top Division Championship and the SoCal Regional Championship … helped guide her varsity team to a 27-3 record as a freshman, while playing in 15 games and averaging 3.1 points a contest.

Personal:
Full name is Jayda Meleah Adams … born in Orange, Calif., on May 28, 1999 … daughter of Jerrald and Tausha Adams … has one sister, Jordan (23), who played basketball at Southern California (2014-18), and one brother, Jace (16)  ... an ACC Honor Roll selection in 2017-18.

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