Very versatile with the ability to play the three or four positions ... quick, athletic post player who also possesses great ball skills for her position ... healthy after suffering an ACL injury her sophomore season.
Career: Suffered a torn ACL in her left knee on Feb. 15, 2012 against Virginia Tech ... has played in 80 games in three years, while making 29 starts.
As a Junior (2012-13): Played in only two games prior to January as she was returning from an ACL injury the year before ... on the season, started nine of her 27 games played ... averaged 5.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals ... notched double-figure scoring in four games, including 12 points in the NCAA Elite Eight against second-ranked Notre Dame ... had 13 points in the ACC Tournament against N.C. State ... totaled a season-high 16 points at Boston College on 6-of-8 field goals ... tallied 10 points at Wake Forest ... pulled down a season-high eight rebounds in the ACC Championship game against 15th-ranked North Carolina ... started the final six games of the season ... averaged 9.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals in three ACC Tournament games.
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Played in 25 games before suffering a torn ACL in her left knee against Virginia Tech ... had started 17 straight contests prior to the injury ... averaged 9.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.1 assists ... totaled 12 games with double-figure scoring ... posted a career-high 21 points, seven rebounds and five steals against N.C. State, while hitting 8-of-11 field goals ... hit 51.1 percent of her field goals and 37.5 percent from downtown ... collected her first career double-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds against Wake Forest ... notched double-figure scoring against her final three ranked opponents -- North Carolina (17), Connecticut (11) and Maryland (11) ... averaged 24.5 minutes ... hit 6-of-16 three-pointers, including all six over her final 12 games ... accumulated five old-fashioned three-point plays ... swiped a career-high five steals against N.C. State and Wake Forest.
As a Freshman (2010-11):
Named a Preseason ACC Newcomer to Watch ... saw action in 28 games including earning three starting spots ... averaged 3.3 points per game ... registered 13 points, nine rebounds and one block against 18th-ranked Miami in her first collegiate start ... notched a career-high 15 points and five rebounds as she hit 6-of-9 field goals versus Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament ... all three of her starts came against ranked opponents -- 18th-ranked Miami, 13th-ranked North Carolina and 16th-ranked Maryland ... scored double-digits in two contests ... averaged 2.4 rebounds per game ...was injured in the first three minutes at Maryland and did not return ... missed five games during the regular season with a strained right shoulder ... swiped a career high three steals against UT Martin and Virginia Tech.
High School/AAU: Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010 … a McDonald’s and WBCA All-America honoree … recorded 12 points and six rebounds in the 2010 McDonald’s All-America High School game … 2010 Parade First Team All-America … Daily Oklahoma, Oklahoma Super 5 and Tulsa World Player of the Year in 2010 … tallied career totals of 1,506 points, 499 rebounds and 275 steals … a three-time Mid-State Player of the Year honoree … twice selected to the All-State Tournament first team … averaged 17.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 2.5 steals during her senior campaign …registered a season-high 29 points against Northside … tallied 11 games with 20 or more points … led the Bombers to the 2010 state championship, while being named MVP … recorded 12 games with 20 or more points … led her team to the 6A State Championship as a senior… a 2009 Big All-City First Team, Oklahoma Super 5 All-State and Jenks Tournament MVP selection ... a 2008 Big All-City Player of the Year honoree, while being named Mid-State Conference MVP, Jenks Tournament MVP, First Team All-State Tournament and MVP of the Springfield Tournament ... as a junior, averaged 15.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 3.9 steals ... hit 56.6 percent of her field goals ... led her squad to a 26-1 overall record and was the runner-up at the State Championship ... selected to the Jenks All-Tournament team in 2007 and the Harrah Tournament MVP in 2006 and 2007 ... her sophomore year, averaged 17.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.6 steals ... had a field goal percentage of 57.6 and tallied four double-doubles …her team finished with a 25-2 record and advanced to the final four of the State Championship ... as a freshman, averaged 15.3 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.9 steals in only 14 games played ... led the Oklahoma Select club team to two AAU National Championships … played for the KC Selects club team in the summer of 2008 ... invited to try out for the 2010 USA U18 Women’s National Team.
Personal: Full name is Richa Shantel Jackson … born January 17, 1992 in Oklahoma City, Okla. … daughter of Richard Jackson and Sonja Searcy … has one brother, Richard (8), and two sisters, Shaletha (23) and Raven (8) … registered a 3.8 grade point average in high school ... majoring in theater studies along with a minor in sociology and a certificate in policy journalism and media ... ACC Honor Roll selection as a sophomore.