New Mexico was the only program in the country to have three award winners
A good time was had by all in attendance as the Lobos honored their four seniors
Coach Yvonne Sanchez wanted to see progression this past season and found it on several levels
Yvonne Sanchez's Lobos expect a huge crowd on Thursday as they try to stop Thompson & the Lady Rebels
The Lobos end regular season with a two-game win streak and next play UNLV Thursday in the MW Tournament
The Lobos host the Cowgirls of the University of Wyoming in a conference showdown in The Pit on Jan. 30, 2013.
The Lobos host the Wildcats of the University of Arizona in a non-conference battle in The Pit in Albuquerque.
The Lobos and the Lady Bulldogs played in the championship game of the 2012 Lobo Thanksgiving Invitational
The Lobos hosted the North Texas Mean Green in their annual Thanksgiving Tournament
The Lobos host in-state rival New Mexico State in the 69th matchup between the Rio Grande Rivalry schools.
SENIOR (2012-13): 2012-13 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar... Key reserve for New Mexico off the bench while being one of five Lobos to play in all 31 games... Scored numerous key baskets late in the win at Boise State (2-16-13)... Scored in all but three on UNM's non-conference games... Recorded a season-high four assists at Colorado (12-29-12)... Logged 492 minutes of action.
JUNIOR (2011-12): Appeared in all 31 games for the Lobos while getting the starting nod in 22 of them... Third on the team in steals with 24... Led the team in steals on seven different occasions including a career-high seven steals vs. Air Force (1/31/12)... Register an assist in every game with the exception of five... Recorded double-digit points four times with career high of 14 against Pepperdine (11/26/11)... Mountain West All-Academic Team member.
JEFFERSON COLLEGE: Jackson played two years at the guard position for Jefferson under Tonika Bruce... Was named to the NJCAA Academic Hall of Fame with a 3.9 GPA... Once named Jawhawk Conference Player of the Week... Averaged 7.1 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, two assists and a steal in her freshman season... logged 5.1 PPG, 2.5 RPG, 1.2 APG and 1.3 steals per game during her second season... Member of the NJCAA Academic Hall of Fame...
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Leavenworth High School... Averaged 10 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 3.1 steals and 2.5 APG en route to an 8-7 senior year record... Logged 12 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 2 steals and 1.2 APG in her junior year, 9 PPG, 4 RPG, 3 steals and 3 APG her sophomore year and 11 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 2 steals and 2 APG during her freshman season... Was voted team captain.
PERSONAL: Born August 21, 1991 to Leita and Robert Jackson... Has two sisters and one brother... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant... Enjoys playing video games like Call of Duty in her spare time... iPod favorites include Kanye West and Jay-Z... Lists "Hoops Dreams" as her favorite movie... Favorite food is Navajo Tacos.. Is majoring in computer engineering.