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Ariana Jackson

RS Senior

West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:




Tignor And Lee Selected 2012-13 Outstanding Scholar-Athletes


Jackson Selected as C-USA Spirit of Service Honoree

Graduate Student honored for her contributions both on and off the court


Women's Basketball Holds Annual Awards Reception

Senior Celeste Stewart Earned Outstanding Player of the Year Award


Lady Pirates Open WNIT First Round at Western Kentucky

ECU and WKU will go head-to-head on Thursday, March 21 at 8 p.m. (ET)


No. 2 Seed ECU Takes on No. 6 Seed Tulsa in C-USA Semifinals

The Pirates and Golden Hurricane will go head-to-head March 15, at 1:30 p.m. (ET)

2012-13: Saw action in all 32 games for the Pirates...Finished the season with 140 points (4.4 per game), 120 rebounds (3.8 per game), 32 steals, 16 assists and six blocks...Turned in a breakout performance versus Norfolk State (11/24/12) during the ECU Thanksgiving Tournament as she poured in a season-best 15 points on five made field goals...Added eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block while shooting 71.4-percent from the field against the Spartans...Notched four points, two steals and one rebound in the Pirates' season opening victory at William & Mary (11/9/12)...Tallied six points and three rebounds against St. Andrew's (11/11/12)...Recorded nine points and 10 rebounds versus Converse (11/18/12)...Registered two steals and a pair of assists against Converse...Tallied three points and as many rebounds at Navy (11/30/12)...Posted four boards and two points against Monmouth (12/1/12)...Led the Pirates in steals after tallying a career-high six steals while adding six points with as many rebounds and a career-best two blocks in the Pirates' 65-28 win over NC Central (12/4/12)...Shot 66.8-percent from the field and was perfect from the free throw line (2-for-2) against the Eagles...Came off the bench and tallied eight points, four rebounds, one assist and a steal while shooting 66.7-percent against VCU (12/16/12)...Posted nine points, three boards, and two steals versus No. 17 UNC (12/19/12) at the Beach Ball Classic...Shot 75-percent from the field against the Tar Heels...Provided stout defense in the Pirates' win over Elon (12/29/12)...Recorded two rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal against the Phoenix...Posted six points, two rebounds, a pair of assists and a steal at George Mason (1/2/13) while shooting 75-percent from the floor...Tallied five points, three boards and one assist versus Rice (1/10/13) in ECU's conference opener...Shot 50-percent from beyond the arc while recording her first trey of the season against the Owls...Recorded six rebounds, three points, and one block at UTEP (1/13/13)...Posted four points, two boards, and two steals against Tulsa (1/20/13)...Registered five points and two rebounds while shooting 66.7-percent against Marshall (1/31/13)...Recorded six rebounds, three points, one steal and one assist off the bench against UCF (2/3/13)...Led ECU with a season-high 12 rebounds, two points, one assist and a steal at Houston (2/7/13)...Tallied nine points, five rebounds, and one block while connecting on 4-of-4 field goals at Marshall (2/21/13)...Led ECU with seven rebounds and added two points and one assist at UCF (2/24/13)...Recorded five rebounds, four points, and two steals vs. Memphis (3/3/13)...Registered eight points, nine rebounds, and three steals at Southern Miss (3/7/13)...Named to the ECU Athletics Director's Honor Roll...Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...One of 12 C-USA student-athletes to receive the Winter Spirit of Service Award.

2011-12: Missed the season while recovering from knee injury.

2010-11: Played in 19 contests and made seven starts before undergoing season-ending knee surgery in early February...Posted the second-best rebounding (4.7) and free throw (.796) as well as the fifth-highest scoring (8.4) averages on the squad...One of six players on the team to average at least 20 minutes played...Started five-straight games from Dec. 20 to Jan. 6 - including the contest against No. 8 UCLA in Hawai'i...Dropped in double figures in points on six occasions with a career-best 21 at VCU (12/2)...Recorded a pair of double-doubles in games against Virginia Union (11/22) and at UTEP (1/6) while grabbing a career-best 12 rebounds in both affairs...Was perfect from the free throw stripe on seven occasions with an 8-for-8 showing against Hampton (12/8) and 4-for-4 performance in El Paso against the Miners...Enjoyed her best effort of the season in Richmond, shooting 5-for-7 (.714) from the field, 3-for-3 (1.000) beyond the arc and 8-for-9 (.889) at the line...Scored in double figures two-straight games against UNC Wilmington (11/19) and Virginia Union, dropping in 10 and 16 points respectively...Began conference play with 16-point outbursts at UTEP and against Memphis (1/9).

2009-10: Collected two rebounds in her Lady Pirate debut in the season opener against Charlotte (11/13)...Played seven minutes against Western Carolina (11/15)...Played six minutes off of the bench against UNC Wilmington (11/19), grabbing two rebounds and recording an assist...Scored two key points late in the game at American (11/22)...Pulled down seven rebounds in just 13 minutes against Bethune-Cookman (11/27)...Netted seven points in seven minutes off the bench against Towson (11/28)...Netted four points in eight minutes against VCU (12/2)...Scored five points at Gardner-Webb (12/5)...Notched five points at Hampton (12/12) while taking two charges in the first half...Named to the USF Shootout All-Tournament Team...Scored a career-high eight points and was 4-for-4 from the free throw line against Houston-Baptist (12/19)...Collected six points at South Florida (12/20)...Played four minutes against UMBC (12/28)...Made her first career start against Binghamton (12/29)...Played 20 minutes, scoring five points against Marshall (1/4)...Matched her career best with eight points against Southern Miss (1/8)...Netted eight points for the second-straight contest while leading the team with seven rebounds against UCF (1/10)...Scored four points at Houston (1/15)...Dropped in four points to go along with four rebounds at Rice (1/17)...Was 5-for-6 from the line at SMU (1/23), ending up with five points and three rebounds...Netted six points and corralled five rebounds against UAB (1/28)...Snatched five rebounds against Memphis (1/30), while adding two assists...Led the team with a career-high 13 points at Southern Miss (2/4) while also picking up five rebounds...Grabbed three rebounds at UCF (2/6)...Snatched three rebounds and gave out three assists against UTEP (2/11)...Scored two points and picked up four rebounds against Tulane (2/13)...Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds against Tulsa (2/21)...Started at UAB (2/25) and grabbed two rebounds...Earned her second-straight start at Memphis (2/27), snatching down two rebounds and handing out two assists...Scored three points at Marshall (3/3)...Contributed a pair of points in the C-USA Tournament first round game against Southern Miss (3/8)...Grabbed a rebound in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals vs. Memphis (3/9)...Played 14 minutes in the C-USA Tournament semifinals against Tulane (3/10)...Hit a three-pointer to account for her point production at Drexel (3/19) in the first round of the WNIT...Scored three points on a trey in the second round of the WNIT at Maryland (3/21).

Suncoast Community High School: Was ranked among the top 50 Florida recruits by FloridaProspects.com...Named to the 2008 Florida 4A All-State Team and earned Palm Beach County Athlete-of-the-Week honors on Dec. 10, 2007...Designated as an All-Camp honoree at the 2008 Peach State Fab Five Camp.

Personal: Born Ariana Victoria Jackson on Oct. 13, 1990 in Palm Beach, Fla...Daughter of Natalie Jackson and the late Anthony Jackson...Pursuing a master's degree in recreation and parks management.