Green Wave go 20-11 overall, finish fourth in C-USA and advance to the postseason
Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
Kaplan tabbed second team all-state, Blagg earns spot on third team, Dale named honorable-mention
Junior point guard claims honorable-mention recognition after setting school single-season assists record
Kaplan sets Green Wave single-season assists record as Tulane finishes the year 20-11
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Career Notes: Three-year letterwinner has played in 98 games with 65 starts for her career...enters senior season averaging 7.43 points, 4.41 assists, 2.21 rebounds, 0.88 steals and 0.01 blocks per game...in Tulane career history, ranks second in assists per game, third in assists (432), 16th in minutes per game (25.5), 17th in 3-point baskets (60) and 3-point attempts (222), 19th in free throw percentage (.719), 21st in 3-point percentage (.270) and 23rd in minutes played (2499)...in single-season history, holds school records in assists and assists per game with respective marks of 209 and 6.74 in 2013-14 and also sits tied for seventh and tied for 17th in games played (34 in 2011-12 and 33 in 2012-13), eighth in assists (145 in 2012-13), 13th in minutes played (1017 in 2013-14), 15th in assists per game (4.4 in 2012-13), 19th in minutes per game (32.8 in 2013-14), tied for 21st in games started (31 in 2012-13), 23rd in free throw attempts (146 in 2013-14) and 25th in free throws made (100 in 2013-14).
2013-14: Started all 31 games as a junior...claimed first-team Jewish Sports Review All-America, honorable-mention Associated Press All-America, second-team All-Conference USA and second-team All-Louisiana recognition after leading the team in points scored (361), assists (209), free throws made (100), minutes played (1017) and minutes per game (32.8) while ranking second in field goals made (120) and steals (37), third in points per game (11.6) and 3-point baskets (21), and fifth in field goal percentage (.392) and 3-point percentage (.263)...finished second in C-USA in assists per game (6.77) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.91), 26th in points per game and 30th in free throw percentage...ranked seventh nationally in assists per game and 57th in assist-to-turnover ratio...named MVP of the 18th Annual Tulane/DoubleTree Classic after averaging 13.0 points, 6.5 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game while helping lead the Wave to the tourney title...posted double-figure scoring totals 22 times, including a career-high tying 20 after hitting 6-of-10 field goals with a 2-of-4 performance from beyond the 3-point arc and sinking 6-of-8 free throws vs McNeese State (11/11)...handed out six or more assists 20 times with six double-digit dime performances, including a career-high 13 against New Orleans (11/8) - a total that ranks tied for third in Tulane single-game history...recorded three double-doubles: two via points/assists and one on points/rebounds...pulled down four of more rebounds on 10 occasions, including a career-best 12 boards at Southern Miss (3/1)...posted eight multiple-steal performances, including a career-high five thefts vs Southern Miss (1/18)...off the field, claimed first-team Capital One Academic All-District 6 honors and earned a spot on the C-USA Women's Basketball All-Academic Team...was also a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club, and claimed C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
2012-13: Saw action in all 33 games with 25 starts as a sophomore...led the team in assists (145) and ranked third in free throw percentage (.772), fourth in 3-point baskets (11), free throws made (44) and minutes played (742), and fifth in minutes per game (22.5) while averaging 5.0 points and 2.1 rebounds per game...paced Conference USA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.0) and ranked third in assists per game (4.4)...finished 30th nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio and 85th in assists per game...posted double-digit scoring totals six times, including a season-best 15 at SMU (2/28)...had four or more assists on 20 occasions, including six seven-assists contests and a season-high eight vs Houston on (2/17)...recorded three-plus rebounds on 11 occasions, including a season-best eight in the second round of the WNIT at Arkansas (3/24)...had five multiple-steal outings, including a season-best four thefts at LSU (12/9)...off the field, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club, and claimed C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.
2011-12: Played in all 34 games with nine starts as a true freshman...finished third on the team in assists (78), 3-point baskets (28) and free throw percentage (.754), fourth in steals (28), 3-point percentage (.292) and free throws made (43), and fifth in both minutes (740) and minutes per game (21.8) while averaging 6.0 points per game...named Conference USA Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12 after averaging 12.0 points, 3.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.5 rebounds per game...scored in double figured six times, including a career-high 20 points after sinking 6-of-10 field goals - including a 4-of-6 performance from beyond the 3-point arc - and all four free-throw opportunities at East Carolina (2/2)...had four or more assists on seven occasions, including a season-best seven vs Mississippi Valley State in the opening round of the WNIT (3/15)...tallied six multiple steal contests, including a season-high three thefts vs Loyola-New Orleans (11/11), at North Texas (12/9) and at Tulsa on (1/22)...recorded 20 multiple-rebound outings, including a season-best five vs LSU (11/19)...off the court, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Florida Air Academy for coach Jay Castillo...helped lead the Falcons to a pair of 2A District 8 titles, a pair of regional championships and a Final Four appearance...earned all-district honors all four seasons...completed her career as FAA's career leader in points (1,936), assists (512) and steals (421), and set the school's single-game scoring record with 46 against Lake Wales as a junior...as a senior, named first-team all-state and second-team All-Central Florida...became first player at Florida Air to earn first-team Florida Today All-Space Coast Conference honors as a freshman in 2008 when she led the state and ranked 10th nationally in scoring with a 28.6 points-per-game average...earned first-team All-Space Coast honors again in each of her final two prep season...also tabbed first-team all-state and second-team All-Central Florida as a senior...was a McDonald's All-American nominee and was named MVP of the McCarthy Christmas Tournament as a senior and was a Junior Fab Five honoree at the Peachstate Camp in 2008...at the AAU level, helped lead her team to the national championship for the 15-and-under age division in 2007...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society, graduated Salutatorian with an unweighted 4.0 GPA and was a five-time President's List honoree.
Personal: Born Jamie Lynn Kaplan on Dec. 26, 1992, in Melbourne, Fla...daughter of Scott Kaplan...majoring in neuroscience.
Kaplan's Career Statistics
Points: 20 vs McNeese State (11/11/13); 20 at East Carolina (2/2/12)
Field Goals: 7 vs Indiana State (12/29/13)
3-Pointers: 4 at East Carolina (2/2/12); 4 vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Free Throws: 9 vs East Carolina (1/15/14)
Rebounds: 12 at Southern Miss (3/1/14)
Assists: 13 vs New Orleans (11/8/13)
Steals: 5 vs Southern Miss (1/18/14)
Blocks: 1 at East Carolina (2/2/12)
Minutes: 40 at Charlotte (1/22/14); 40 vs Virginia (12/20/13)
Double-Figure Scoring: 34
Double-Figure Assists: 6
Double-Figure Rebounds: 1