17 Jenny Jamison
17 Jenny Jamison
Birth Date: 07/07/1992
Height: 5-7.5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
High School: Rio Mesa HS
Position: Utility

2012 Season
Honorable Mention All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... First TEam All-Big West Conference ... Named Team co-MVP along with teammate Marisa Young ... Enjoyed an outstanding season in 2012 … The #2 scorer in the Big West Conference with 68 goals which is also fifth-best for a single season in Big West history … After only scoring eight goals in 2011, the sophomore responded with 68 goals in 2012, fourth-best for a single season in school history … Jamison’s production helped the Matadors finish the year with a school record 378 goals, surpassing the old mark of 371 by the 2010 squad … Scored at least one goal in 32 of the 38 games she played … Scored a career-high five goals against Brown (3/24/12) … Compiled a shooting percentage of .428 (68-for-159), fifth-best among the Matador regulars, and tenth-best for a single season in school history … Tallied four goals in games against #10 Indiana (1/29/12), Cal State Monterey Bay (3/3/12), Bucknell (3/18/12) and La Verne (3/24/12) … Scored at least two goals in 19 games … Led the team in scoring in nine games … Shot the ball 159 times, second-best on the team and sixth-best for a single season in school history … Led the Matadors in penalty shots with 13 in 15 shot attempts … Dished out 40 assists (#3 on the team) in 2012 after tallying no assists the year before … Her 31 kick outs drawn was third-best on the Matadors.

2011 Season

Scored eight goals in 22 games ... Scored a season-high three goals against La Verne (3/6/11) ... Scored two goals against Cal State Bakersfield (2/19/11).

High School
A standout water polo player at Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard, Calif. ... A four-year starter and team captain ... Her lead her team to four league championships ... Set school records for career goals (352) and single season goals (150) ... An All-CIF and all-league player several times ... League MVP ... Athlete of the Year at Rio Mesa HS ... Also competed four years in swimming.

Matador Memo
Born July 6, 1992 in Ventura, Calif. ... Her parents are Regina and Michael Jamison ... Has one brother (Christopher) ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers ... Her favorite player is Kobe Bryant ... Her favorite actor is Zac Efron ... Likes to watch Friends ... Her favorite food is pasta but stays away from potato salad ... Her favorite musical solo artist is Lady Gaga ... Her favorite website is Facebook ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the water polo program ... Her greatest sports moment was when she set a school record in scoring 150 goals in a season at Rio Mesa High School ... Her most embarrassing moment was when she was attacked by a pelican ... The best thing about being a student-athlete is being in shape, according to Jenny ... The most famous person she has ever met is Betty White ... Would have liked to have met Benjamin Franklin ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with Zac Efron ... Would like to have dinner with Zac Efron ... If she had a million dollars, she would buy a house ... Her advice to young people - "be smart" ... No one knows, according to Jenny, how much she loves food ... The one possession she can't live without is food ... Years from now, she will still laugh about the time she ate a bug ... If she could change one thing about the world, it would be to end starvation ... Her family always makes her smile ... Her greatest hero is her mom - "She helps me through everything" ... Psychology major.

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