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Jessie Edwards
Jessie  Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Leeming, Australia

Last College:
Curtin University

Height:
6-3

Position:
C


01/13/2018

Gophers Fall at No. 21/19 Rutgers in Overtime

Destiny Pitts and Carlie Wagner each scored 22 points as the team tied the game late in the fourth.

01/18/2017

Gophers Rally Behind Wagner, Bell In Win

Trio of Gophers scored double digits in the Gophers 78-50 win over the Illini.

02/24/2016

Wagner Jumper Downs No. 5 Buckeyes

A last second jump shot in overtime by Carlie Wagner gave Minnesota a 90-88 win over No. 5 Ohio State

02/04/2016

Gophers Beat Rutgers for First Time

Rachel Banham and Carlie Wagner each had over 20 points as Minnesota beat Rutgers for the first time in program history

12/23/2015

Gophers Top Fighting Hawks 57-47

Minnesota has one remaining non-conference game before opening Big Ten play.

12/11/2016

Minnesota vs. South Carolina

Dec. 11, 2016

12/28/2015

Gophers vs Highlanders

Women's Basketball vs NJIT

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Career Stats

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Career Highlights:
Ranks eighth in Minnesota history with 85 career blocks • has led the Gophers in blocks during both of her seasons.

2016-17
Junior Season
Played in 30 games with 14 starts • averaged 6.7 points and team bests of 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks (sixth in the Big Ten) per game • Academic All-Big Ten • made College of Liberal Arts Dean's List in spring semester • tied for eighth in program history with 44 blocks in one season • hit 73 of 122 field goal attempts for the fourth-best single season field goal percentage (.598) in program history • received the Gophers’ Best Rebounder Award • named to the Big Ten Player of Week Honor Roll (Dec. 19) after scoring a career-high 29 points on 11-of-15 shooting in win vs. Belmont (12/14) • blocked a career-high eight shots against Army West Point (12/8) • had a double-double with 15 points, 12 rebounds and 6-for-7 shooting against Detroit Mercy (12/3) • notched a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds at VCU (11/15).

2015-16 
Sophomore Season:
Appeared in every game for Minnesota, making seven starts • averaged 6.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game • was seventh in Big Ten for blocked shots • led team in blocks with 41 • 11th in program history for single season blocks • tied for fourth in Minnesota history for single season field goal percentage (.580)  ninth in Big Ten for offensive rebounds per game • led team in rebounds during conference play • was only Minnesota player to grab more than 100 rebounds in conference games  grabbed at least eight rebound in six of final eight regular season games • had four games with at least four blocks • pulled down 12 rebounds, including eight offensive rebounds against Ohio State (2/24) • had a career-high five blocks against Iowa (2/15) • scored career high 22 points and went eight of 11 at the free throw line against Penn State (1/3) • posted first career double-double with 15 points and 16 rebounds against Maine (11/20) • scored 12 points in Gopher debut against Wofford (11/13).

Previous:
Transferred from Curtin University in Australia • spent the 2014-15 season with the Kalamunda Eastern Suns of the State Basketball League (SBL) • tabbed the West Coast Waves’ 2013-14 Rookie of the Year while playing 18 games for them in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) • played for Western Australia at the 2014 U20 National Championships.

High School:
Named the Leeming Senior High School Sportswoman of the Year in 2012 • captain of her school’s team in 2011 and 2012.

Personal:
Born Oct. 16, 1995 • daughter of Craig Edwards • has an older sister, Kara • majoring in psychology.

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