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Jessica Merritt
Jessica Merritt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Talladega, Ala.

High School:
Talladega HS

Last College:
Pensacola State College

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L



08/02/2013

Student-Athletes Set for Summer Commencement

The 30 summer graduates will join the 104 Tide student-athletes who graduated following with the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally at 134 for the 2012-13 academic year

03/02/2013

Women's Basketball Closes out Regular Season at Home Against Missouri

Seniors Jessica Merritt and Meghan Perkins will be recognized pregame

12/15/2012

Women's Basketball Tops Troy, 80-71

Crimson Tide improves to 6-2 on the season

11/10/2012

Women's Basketball Tips off Season Against Jacksonville State on Sunday

11/04/2012

Women's Basketball Hosts Stillman in Exhibition on Monday

Crimson Tide and Lady Tigers to meet in Foster Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. CT

01/29/2012

Alabama vs. No. 6 Kentucky

Alabama vs. No. 6 Kentucky - AP Photo Gallery

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Started the final nine games for the Tide and appeared in 24 contests throughout her first season in Tuscaloosa ... averaged 6.0 points and 3.9 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game ... also contributed 1.3 steals per contest ... scored double-figure points seven times ... led Alabama in scoring three times ... scored a career-high 15 points in addition to six rebounds and four steals at Auburn ... recorded six points, five rebounds, one block and one assist in Alabama's home game against South Carolina ... had a solid all-around game for the Tide in its win over No. 7 Kentucky, collecting a team-high seven rebounds and nine points ... led Alabama in scoring with 10 points while also collecting a career-high five steals, five rebounds and two blocks in win at Mississippi ... had nine points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal against No. 20 Georgia ... in her first start at Alabama, had 12 points, eight rebounds, four assists, three steals and one block at Arkansas ... posted a career-high eight rebounds and three steals while also adding eight points at No. 6 Kentucky ... earned five rebounds while adding seven points and one assist against Tennessee ... recorded four rebounds, three points, two assists and one block at Florida ... sidelined for the Tide's game at LSU and at home against Mississippi State after suffering a concussion ... had three rebounds, two assists and one steal in her SEC debut at South Carolina ... added 12 points in 23 minutes of play in win over Kansas ... contributed 12 points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal in her first game back from injury in Alabama's win over Southeastern Louisiana ... had two points, two assists and one block in 21 minutes of play against Central Arkansas ... made her Tide debut in Alabama season opener against Nicholls State where she finished with three rebounds and one assist in nine minutes of action.

2009-11 (PENSACOLA STATE)
Rated No. 5 overall junior college player and the nation's No. 3 shooting guard on the Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report ... named to the 2011 State Farm/WBCA All-America Team ... All-Panhandle Conference first team ... helped lead Pensacola to a third-place finish in the NJCAA national tournament, scoring 14 points against Northern Oklahoma on March 20 ... averaged 14.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game ... scored double-figure points on 20 occasions ... had a season-high 29 points, seven rebounds, six assists and six steals against Gulf Coast Community College on Jan. 15 ... selected as the FCCAA player of the week after leading the Lady Pirates to a 3-0 start in 2010 ... averaged 18.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 2.6 steals in the trio of contests and scored 25 points against Snead State on Nov. 6 ... named to the Florida Community College Activities Association (FCCAA) All-Tournament team and the All-Panhandle Conference second team ... averaged 11.5 points per game in addition to 4.7 rebounds per outing ... recorded double-digit points in 18 of the 30 games she played in ... had a season-high 25 points against Trinity Valley Community College.

HIGH SCHOOL
As senior in 2009, played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball game ... member of the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) 5A first team.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born April 28, 1991 ... daughter of Jeff Merritt and Tunya Gooden ... has two brothers, Jeremiah and Johnathan, and four sisters, LaToya, Tanesha, Alyssa, and Trinity ... majoring in criminal justice.