Jennifer Decuir
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Saint Joseph HS '00

Last College:
Cerritos College

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

Major:
Human Development

2002-03: ALL-CCAA SECOND TEAM... Started every game except road outing at Sonoma State (1/3)... Scored 396 points (14.7 ppg)... Also had 94 rebounds (3.5 rpg), 93 assists (3.4 apg) and team-best 63 steals... Led team in three-pointers made (36) and attempted (120) for a .290 percentage... Shot .407 (142-349) from the floor, .752 (76-101) from the line... Ranked 12th among CCAA leaders in scoring, 11th in field-goal percentage, 11th in assists and 6th in steals... Scoring total is highest ever by a first-year transfer to UC Davis (previous bests were Brenda Wyneken's 337 in 1981-82 and Lori Ann Donnell's 311 in 1991-92)... Led off season by earning all-tournament honors at Chico State's Coslet Classic, scoring 17 points vs. Humboldt State (11/22) followed by 22 vs. Southern Oregon (11/23)... Also shot 14-for-26 (.538) from the field and had 11 assists in the tourney... Scored in double figures in first eight games and 23 overall during the season... Tallied season-high 28 points vs. S.F. State (2/7), hitting 10 of 16 from field, including 4 of 8 from beyond the three-point arc... Scored 20-plus in four games... Put up 21 each in road games at Chico State (12/7) and Cal Poly Pomona (2/14)... Narrowly missed double-double with 17 points and 9 assists in home finale vs. Grand Canyon (3/1)... Led team in scoring six times, assists eight times (including final five games of the season)... Scored 17 second-half points to help Aggies overcome 10-point halftime deficit in win at UC San Diego (1/25)... Recorded 11 steals during season's final weekend: 6 at Cal State L.A. (3/7) and 5 at Cal St. Dominguez Hills (3/8).

CERRITOS COLLEGE: Averaged 12.7 ppg, 4.3 apg and 3.4 rpg as a sophomore in 2001-02... Converted 42 percent from field, 78 percent from free-throw line... Team went 29-6 (including 10-0 in league) and reached California Commision on Athletics (COA) state semifinals... Named to All-South Coast Conference first team... Selected as MVP of Orange Coast Tournament.

HUMBOLDT STATE: Played freshman year for former Aggie Pam Martin, averaging 9.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 5.0 apg in 2000-01... Shot 42 percent from the field, 71 percent from the line... Named to Humboldt Classic all-tournament team.

SAINT JOSEPH HS '00: Earned All-Del Rey League honors all four years, including first-team honors in each of last three seasons... Won second-team All-Southern Section honors as a sophomore and junior, then first-team status as a senior... Selected to Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team as a junior and senior and Los Angeles Times All-Area team as a senior... Distinguished nominee for Lakewood Hall of Fame in each of her last two seasons... Twice voted team MVP plus Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year as a freshman... Key stats: 19.0 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 3.7 apg in 1999-2000; 24.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.0 in 1998-99; 19.5 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.7 apg in 1997-98; 15.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.4 apg in 1996-97.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 23, 1982 in Los Angeles, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Christopher & Suzzette Decuir... Name is pronounced "deh-CURE"... Career highlight was hitting winning free throws with :08 remaining to lead Cerritos over L.A. Trade Tech... Coincidentally, L.A. Trade Tech is her father's alma mater... Sports hero is Wilt Chamberlain, non-sports hero is her brother, Ben... Given the opportunity to assemble three famous figures to a dinner, she would invite Chamberlain, Mother Teresa and virologist Jonas Salk... Would title her autobiography, "Quiet Courage"... Her dream vacation would be to visit the pyramids in Egypt.