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Jessalyn Deveny
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westford, MA

High School:
Westford Academy

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

11/08/2013

Women's Basketbal To Host No. 3 Stanford In Home Opener

Eagles-Cardinal at Conte Forum at 1 p.m.

10/05/2013

Jessalyn Deveny to Be Inducted Into Varsity Club Hall of Fame on Friday

Former Eagle guard is the 12th basketball player to be honored by the Varsity Club

10/02/2013

Eight Former Eagles To be Inducted Varsity Club Hall of Fame on Friday

The group will be recognized on the field at halftime of the BC-Army game

07/08/2013

Deveny to be Inducted into Varsity Club Hall of Fame

The former Eagle will be honored Oct. 4-5

07/08/2013

Varsity Club Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2013

Eight former athletes to be inducted on Oct. 4

2004-05 (Notes)
Winner of the Barbara F. McManama Endowed Scholarship...Preseason All-BIG EAST

2003-04 (Junior)
Was the only player to start all 34 games for BC...Averaged a team-leading 32.9 minutes per contest...Was the team's leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 16.3 points and 6.2 rebounds per game...Led the team in scoring 14 times and in rebounding 18 times...Posted three double-doubles...Scored in double figures 28 times...Scored 20+ 11 times...Was 10th in the nation for free throw percentage at .875 (119-for-136)...Pulled in 10+ rebounds five times...Was named BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Performer for her 72-point, 19-rebound effort in four games...Scored her 1,000th point on February 14, becoming the fifth player to do so before her senior season...Is BC's 10th-leading scorer on the all-time list...Finished in the top 15 of six BIG EAST statistical categories, including a top five in three categories...Led the conference in free throw percentage with her .875 clip...Was second in the conference with a .515 (203-for-394) field goal percentage...Was the conference's fifth-leading scorer...Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational MVP...Brown Classic All-Tournament...All-BIG EAST first team...Winner of the Barbara F. McManama Endowed Scholarship...Preseason All-BIG EAST... Two-time BIG EAST Player of the Week (Dec. 1 and Feb. 16)...BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement...Invited to tryout for USA Basketball Team Trials this summer.

2002-03 (Sophomore)
Named the BIG EAST's Most Improved Player...Earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST second team...Named to the All-Tournament team at the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands...Team's leading scorer all season...Averaged 16.9 points and 5.9 rebounds per game...Led the Eagles in scoring 11 times...Collected double digit points in all but three games she played...Finished fifth in the BIG EAST in scoring (16.9), fourth in field goal percentage (.514), and third in free throw percentage (.833)...Netted a season and career-high 36 points at Providence (1/4/03)...Had nine 20+ point games...Performed the double double twice -- 12 points, 10 assists against Connecticut (2/8/03) and 20 points, 10 rebounds against Pittsburgh (2/22/03)...One of the team's three-point specialists with .391 accuracy (27-for-69)...In BIG EAST games, averaged a team-leading 17.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game...In conference games only, was fourth in scoring (17.1), third in field goal percentage (.500), and fifth in free throw percentage (.825)...Recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

2001-02 (Freshman)
Played in 21 games, coming back from a stress fracture in the early part of the year...Saw action in 12 BIG EAST games...Averaged 6.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 13.0 minutes per game...Came on strong in the tail end of the season, putting up double digits three times...In four postseason games, averaged 12.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per game...Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team...A BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement...At the school's All-Sports Banquet, named the Freshman Female Athlete of the Year...Scored in double digits five times...Had one double-double, with career highs of 20 points and 10 rebounds, against Syracuse...Led the team in scoring three times...Led the team in rebounding three times.

High School
The 2001 USA Today Massachusetts Player of the Year...A Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) honorable mention All-America selection...A 2000 Nike All-American...The 2000 and 2001 Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year...A two-time Basketball Hall of Fame Massachusetts High School Player of the Year...The Massachusetts Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Year in 2001...Westford Academy's all-time leading scorer, boys or girls...Led the state of Massachusetts in scoring (32.5 ppg) as a senior...Captained Westford as a junior and senior...Joined the 1,000-point club in December in her junior year and eclipsed the 2,000-point barrier in her senior year...A four-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic and a two-time Super Team member...Earned Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors three times, including Dream Team nominations as a junior and senior...A three-time Dual County League Player of the Year and a four-time first team all-star...The Lowell Sun Player of the Year in each of her four years...Led the DCL in scoring all four seasons...As a senior, averaged 32.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.5 steals per game...Shot 63.0 percent from the field and 54.0 percent from behind the three-point line...A 90.0 percent free throw shooter...Totaled 2,195 points in her high school career...Also played soccer at Westford Academy and was a DCL all-star...A member of the National Honor Society...Winner of the Presidential Academic Award...Awarded the National Honor Society Junior Leadership Award.

Personal
Born on March 19, 1983 in Concord, Massachusetts...Daughter of Janice and James Deveny...Has a brother Jim (31)...Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences as a human development major.

Deveny's Career Highs - All Games
Points	36 vs. Providence (1/4/03)
FG made	14 vs. Providence (1/4/03)
FG attempted	20 vs. Providence (1/4/03)
3-pt. FG made	5 vs. Providence (1/4/03)
3-pt. FG attempted	7 vs. Providence (1/4/03)
FT made	11 vs. Rutgers (2/8/04)
FT attempted	12 vs. two opponents, most recently vs. Rutgers (2/8/04)
Off. Rebounds	6 vs. Notre Dame (1/29/03)
Def. Rebounds	11 vs. West Virginia (2/14/04)
Total Rebounds	12 vs. two opponents, most recently vs. West Virginia (2/14/04)
Assists	10 vs. Connecticut (2/8/03)
Steals	7 vs. Pittsburgh (2/16/02)
Blocks	1 vs. two opponents, most recently vs. Rutgers (3/4/03)
Minutes	44 vs. Virginia Tech (3/9/03)

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