13 Raven Jefferson
13 Raven Jefferson
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.
High School: Liberty Christian Academy
Position: G
Major: Exercise & Sport Science
Last School: Liberty Christian Academy

2015-16: Appeared in all 34 games as a junior and made 32 starts…Finished 10th in the ASUN in minutes played (1,012) and steals (44)…averaged 9.4 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game…scored a career-high 23 points in ASUN Tournament quarterfinal against North Florida (March 4)…finished with 20 points for the first time in her career against North Florida (Jan. 26)…set a career-high with five 3-pointers made in both home contests against North Florida…pulled down a career-best 11 rebounds against Western Carolina (Jan. 2)…set a career-high with seven assists against Southern Wesleyan (Nov. 19)…played 40 minutes for the first time in her career against Jacksonville (Jan. 19)…made five free throws in three games.

2014-15:  Appeared in all 30 games as a sophomore and registered 25 starts…Finished the season 10th in the A-Sun in steals with 38 for a 1.3 steals per game average…Scored 6.5 points per game while pulling down 3.7 rebounds per contest…Recorded eight double-digit scoring games highlighted by a career-high 20 points at Florida Gulf Coast (Jan. 22)…Set three more career-highs in rebounds with nine at Stetson (Jan. 24), six assists versus North Florida (Jan. 31) and six steals against Brevard (Nov. 30)...Compiled five assists twice against Lipscomb (Jan. 14) and Jacksonville (Jan. 29).

2013-14:
  Led all players with 29 starts as a freshman and appeared in all 32 games…Poured in 4.5 points and 2.8 rebounds per game, and averaged 20.4 minutes of playing time…Shot 36.3% (58-of-160) from the field and 37.3% (19-of-51) behind the three-point line…Finished second on the team in steals with 34…Scored in double-figures six times…In her first collegiate game, scored 14 points and grabbed five rebounds while going 5-of-8 shooting in the season-opening win at Maryland-Eastern Shore (Nov. 8)…Tied her season-high of 14 points on 6-of-8 field goal attempts versus Stetson (Feb. 6)…Grabbed a season-best six rebounds three times against Furman (Dec. 21), Kennesaw State (Jan. 25) and Northern Kentucky (Mar. 6)…Had five steals in a home victory over North Florida (Feb. 27), and two blocks twice at Furman and the regular season finale at Lipscomb (Mar. 8)…Recorded four steals versus Stetson in A-Sun Tournament semifinals (Mar. 15).

High School:
 Attended Liberty Christian Academy…Also spent one year at Oak Hill Academy where she averaged nine points per game as a junior…While at Liberty Christian, earned varsity letters for basketball and track…Played for head coach Tom Brown…Was ranked the 194th best high school player in the country by Peach State Hoops director Brandon Clay…Earned numerous accolades including Most Valuable Player, Defensive Award, First Team All-State and First Team All-Conference…Played in the state championship game as a junior…Named Second Team All-Blue Ridge Conference as a freshman...Surpassed 1,000 career points during her high school career.

Personal:  Born January 14, 1995…Parents are Clarence and Barbara Jefferson…Has two sisters, Kimberly (27) and Breanna (19), and one brother, Eric (25)…Is majoring in exercise science …Hobbies include watching TV, shopping, outdoor activities and being with friends and family…Lists her favorite food as salmon…Favorite movies are Glory Road and Remember the Titans…Her favorite TV show is Martin and favorite actor as Denzel Washington…Favorite singer is Beyonce…Favorite season is fall…Her favorite sports figure is Michael Jordan…Dream job is to be a physical therapist.

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