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24  Jontae Sherrod
Jontae Sherrod

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tarboro, N.C.

High School:
Tarboro

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
07/13/1989


CAREER HIGHS
Points 28 vs. Memphis (March 2, 2011)
Rebounds 8 at UCF (Jan. 19, 2011)
Assists 6 vs. George Washington (Dec. 22, 2011)
Steals 4, two times
Field Goals 9 vs. South Dakota State (Nov. 23, 2009)
Field Goal Attempts 17 vs. St. Andrews (Dec. 17, 2009)
Free Throws 15, two times
Free Throw Attempts 17, two times
Three-Point Field Goals 5, four times
Three-Point Field Goal Attempts 9, two times
Minutes Played 41, two times

Career Overview
Played 111 games during his four-year career, making 56 starts ... Finished his career with the 10th-most 3-point field goals made (131) in school history ... Scored more points during his senior season (529) than he did in his first three seasons combined (444).

As A Senior (2010-11)
Named Third-Team All-Conference USA ... Voted second-team all-state by the NCCSIA (North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association) ... Selected Conference USA co-Player of the Week after he averaged 18.7 points and six rebounds to lead the Pirates to road wins at UCF and Marshall ... Played in all 34 games and made 29 starts ... Led the Pirates in scoring (15.6 ppg), free throw percentage (.794) and 3-point field goals made (73) ... His 73 3-pointers ranked as the fourth highest single-season total in school history as did his 187 3-point attempts ... Made 150 free throws during the season, fourth highest single-season tally at ECU ... Recorded the 10th-best single-season free throw shooting percentage by an ECU Pirate ... Led The Pirates in scoring 17 times and rebounding six times ... Posted 20 or more points in 10 games with the Pirates recording an 8-2 mark in those games ... Dropped in a career-high 28 points on Senior Night, leading the Pirates to their first victory over Memphis ... Had 26 points in his final game against Jacksonville in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament ... Netted 24 points in the Pirates first Conference USA home game of the year against Tulane ... Scored 21 and 23 points in the two wins over UCF ... Added 21 points in the win over UTEP, including 15 from the free throw line ... Went 15-of-17 at the foul line against USC Upstate and UTEP ... Made three or more 3-point field goals in a game 12 times ... Sank five 3-point field goals in a game three times ... Went 5-of-9 behind the arc at home against Charlotte and on the road versus Rice ... Had a career-high nine rebounds at UCF ... Distributed a career-best six assists against George Washington ... Credited with a career-high four steals at home versus Marshall.

As A Junior (2009-10)
Played in all 31 games and made 26 starts ... Averaged 9.6 points and 2.9 rebounds per game ... Scored double figures in 16 games, including 10 in-a-row from Nov. 17-Dec. 22 ... Netted 15 or more points in four games ... Led the Pirates in scoring with a career-high 23 points against South Dakota State and 17 against St. Andrews ... Scored 19 points in the second half against South Dakota State ... Made multiple three-pointers in 10 games, including three or more in four games ... Sank a career-high five three-pointers versus South Dakota State ... Ranked second on the team in free throw percentage (.747), assists (52) and three-point field goals made (39) ... Credited with a career-best four steals against George Washington ... Also made three steals against Wake Forest ... Distributed five assists at VCU, at home against Rice and at UCF ... Made 7-of-8 free throws in the road win over Rice ... Scored seven of his 14 points from the free throw line against Clemson ... Played over 30 minutes in 13 games, including 41 minutes versus George Washington.

As A Sophomore (2008-09)
Played in 28 games, averaging 13.6 minutes per game .. Made his first career start December 22 against Wake Forest ... Averaged 4.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game ... Averaged the most minutes of any player with fewer than two starts ... Played over 20 minutes in a game three times ... Connected on 39.5 percent of his three-point attempts (17-43) ... Made a three-point shot in 22 of 28 games played ... Netted double figures for the first time in his career with a 13 points against UNC Greensboro ... Made 3-of-4 three-point field goal attempts against the Spartans ... Dropped in 12 points at home versus UCF ... Played a season-high 22 minutes against Limestone ... Dished out five assists at home against Southern Miss ... Grabbed six rebounds at Rice ... Credited with three steals at Tulane.

As A Freshman (2007-08)
Tallied 94 minutes in 18 games during the season ... Averaged 5.2 minutes per game and 1.8 points ... Scored six points in 15 minutes during his ECU debut against Limestone ... Scored eight points in 12 minutes of action against Winthrop ... Made 4-of-5 free throw attempts against Winthrop ... Shot 72.7 percent from the free throw line, making 8-of-11 attempts ... Recorded a pair of steals in games against Lee and Coastal Carolina ... Made a three-point field goal in games against Limestone and NC Wesleyan.

High School
Graduated from Tarboro High School in Tarboro, N.C. ... All-time leading scorer in school history ... Three-time all-conference player ... Averaged 23 points per game as a senior ... Selected to play in the 2007 NCHSAA East-West All-Star Game ... Led the East with 16 points, six rebounds and four steals ... Four-year letterman ... Served as team captain ... Scoring averaged jumped from 4.8 ppg as a freshman to 16.9 ppg as a sophomore.

Personal
Born in Tarboro, N.C. on July 13, 1989 ... Parents are John Sherrod and Virginia Pettaway ... Has one younger sister, Naeshia ... Academic major is child development and family relations.

CAREER STATISTICS

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2007-08 18-0 94 5.2 11 30 .367 2 11 .182 8 11 .727 0 7 7 0.4 12 0 4 13 0 6 32 1.8
2008-09 28-1 381 13.6 44 98 .449 17 43 .395 10 19 .526 11 28 39 1.4 48 1 40 39 0 18 115 4.1
2009-10 31-26 866 27.9 95 265 .358 39 125 .312 68 91 .747 18 73 91 2.9 97 4 52 82 1 31 297 9.6
2010-11 34-29 1010 29.7 153 360 .425 73 187 .390 150 189 .794 26 96 122 3.6 94 4 64 81 3 37 529 15.6
TOTAL 111-56 2351 21.2 303 753 .402 131 366 .358 236 310 .761 55 204 259 2.3 251 9 160 215 4 92 973 8.8