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Jennifer Sands
Jennifer Sands

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Lincoln

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/07/1986

Experience:
2L


As a Junior (2006-07)
Appeared in 25 games, starting 12... Fourth on the team in scoring with 7.8 points per game... Tied for second on the team in rebounding with 4.6 per game... Third on the team in blocks per game with .40... Reached double-figures in 10 of 25 games (Tulane went 8-2 in those games)... Recorded one double-double on the season, as she led the Green Wave in scoring with 18 points and in rebounds with 10 in Tulane's Second Round loss to Mississippi State in the WNIT... Led Tulane in rebounding six times, including a season-best 10 rebounds against No. 23 Texas Tech and against Mississippi State in the WNIT... Connected on eight-of-11 from the field against Mississippi State... Turned in a seven-for-11 shooting performance, including two-for-two from behind the three-point arc and five-of-six from the free-throw line, in Tulane's win at Tulsa on January 12, scoring a season-high 21 points... Scored 15 points on five-of-eight shooting in Tulane's win over Florida International to win the FIU Thanksgiving Classic... Blocked two shots in back-to-back games: at home against SMU (February 22) and Tulsa (February 24)... Paced Tulane with four assists at Houston... Handed out three assists on three other occasions, including Tulane's win over Jackson State in the WNIT First Round... Turned in two steal efforts in five games: at Miami (OH), vs Southern Miss, at Houston, at East Carolina, and against Jackson State in the WNIT First Round... Scored 10 points on five-of-nine shooting in Tulane's win at Marshall... Grabbed five or more rebounds 11 times... Grabbed five offensive rebounds in Tulane's win over Rhode Island.

As a Sophomore (2005-06):
Jennifer Sands was named Third Team All-Conference USA as she led the Green Wave in scoring in 2005-06 with 12.8 points per game, good for 18th in Conference USA... Her 7.5 rebound per game average placed seventh in C-USA and led Tulane... Her 5.54 defensive rebounds per game was fourth in the conference... Sands connected on 50.8 percent of her shots (130 of 256) and finished sixth in field goal percentage in C-USA... Scored in double-figures in 18 of 26 games in which she played, with four 20-plus point efforts... Turned in three double-double efforts, all of which resulted in Tulane victories: a 20-point, 15-rebound performance against Miami (Ohio); 19 points and 15 boards against Houston on Feb. 10; and a 24-point, 12-rebound effort at SMU on Feb. 26... Scored a career-high 25 points against Toledo... Her two 15-rebound games set and tied her career high in boards... Following her 25-point outburst, found her teammates for a career-best five assists against SMU on Jan. 6 in the C-USA opener.

As a Freshman (2004-2005):
Played in 20 games during her true freshman campaign, primarily as a guard... Will shift to the forward spot for her sophomore year... Scored a career-best eight points and grabbed a season-high two steals at George Mason... Put the Wave up for good by sinking two free throws with 3:21 left in the game at George Mason... Longest outing of the season, 18 minutes, came against Stephen F. Austin in the DoubleTree Classic when she set career highs for rebounds and assists, pulling down five boards while dishing out four assists... Also collected three rebounds against Jacksonville State and Southern Miss... Blocked five shots on the season... Shot 35.7 percent from behind the arc, which ranked second on the team... Member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.

Prep:
Helped lead Lincoln to the Texas 4A state championship as a senior after the squad had recorded three straight runner-up finishes at the 5A level... Three-time all-district and all-region selection... Ranked 17th among seniors in Texas according to Texas Roundball Magazine... Ranked 36th at her position by the All-Star Girls Report... Earned all-state honors as a junior.

Personal:
Jennifer Darcell Sands was born July 7, 1986 in Dallas. The daughter of Roy and Beverly Sands. Also loves to play golf.