JACKI GEMELOS

JACKI GEMELOS, WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER

Jacki Gemelos is the epitome of resilience. Widely regarded as the top recruit in the nation in high school, Gemelos has overcome a number of knee injuries throughout her college career at USC to go on to be drafted in the third round of the 2012 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx. Despite her injuries, Gemelos, one of the most skilled players in the game, won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2011 World University Games. The former National Player of the Year and McDonald's All-American has come back from 5 ACL tears in the past 6 years and will be playing overseas this fall. Gemelos finished her USC playing career playing 57 career games, averaging 11.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals per game with 66 three-pointers made. In her one full college season in 2010-2011, Gemelos received All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention and Pac-10 All-Academic First Team honors and was named a finalist for the V Foundation Comeback Award.

THE BREAKDOWN

POSITION: 2/1

HEIGHT: 6’0”

NATIONALITY: Greek/American

BIRTHDATE: 11/22/88

COLLEGE: USC ’12

WNBA: Available (31st Overall 2012 WNBA Draft Pick)

OVERSEAS: Signed (Dike Napoli, Italy)

OVERSEAS CAREER:

2015-2016: Perfumerias Avenida (Spain): 9.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.4 steals in 25.1 minutes per game. 49.1% FG% (52-106),45.1% 3P% (28-34), 82.4% FT% (28-34).

2014-2015: Umbertide (Italy): 14.0 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.5 steals in 34.5 minutes per game. 45.5% FG% (84-185), 83.7% FT% (41-49).

2013-2014: Panathinaikos (Greece): 16.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.9 steals in 34.1 minutes per game. 48.3% FG% (57-118)