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Jaedyn De La Cerda








Roswell, N.M.

Previous School

Roswell HS

105 career wins are the most by a single player in program history… 130 games played, sixth all-time in games played… 1409 points in her career, 10th all-time… .327 career three-point field-goal percentage, 11th all-time in program history… 287 career assists, 13th all-time in program history… .807 career free-throw percentage, sixth all-time in program history… 195 career three-pointers, third all-time… 2x MW All-Conference… 2x MW Player of the Week.

SUPER SENIOR (2021-22): Named MW All-Conference… played in all 36 games with 35 starts… scored in double figures in 28 games, including the last six games, in 13 of the last 14 games, 20 of the last 24 games… scored 20-plus points in three of the last six games, six games overall on the season… made a three-pointer in 25 consecutive games to close the season, the third-longest streak in program history… 74 made three-pointers were the seventh-most made threes in a single season in program history… shot .418 from the floor and .356 from three-point range… averaged 14.3 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, 3.7 assists per game, 1.1 steals per game, 0.2 blocks per game…  11th in the MW in scoring, sixth in field-goal percentage and assists per game, fourth in made three-pointers per game (2.06)… in conference games, was fourth in field-goal percentage (.455), tied for fifth in assists per game (4.44), ninth in scoring (15.1)… scored her 1000th career point against Texas Tech on Nov. 28, becoming the 23rd Lobo in program history to achieve the milestone… led the Lobos in scoring in seven games, tied for the team high in one game… made seven three-pointers in the win at Utah State, shooting .636 in the game from distance… made a three-pointer in all but one game with multiple three-pointers in 18 games… led the Lobos in scoring (516 points, 14.3 ppg) and minutes played, was second in made three-pointers and assists (134, 3.7 per game)… 516 points were the ninth-most points scored in a single season in program history… twice named Mountain West Player of the Week (Jan. 10 and Feb. 21).

SENIOR (2020-21): Started all 20 games, averaging 28.1 minutes per game, 15.0 points per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, 0.9 steals per game and 0.2 blocks per game … scored in double figures in 17 games, with 20-plus points in six games including the last two games of the season … twice finished with 28 points (at UNLV and against California Baptist) … recorded her first double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, finishing with a career high in rebounds … led the Lobos in scoring in four games and tied for the team high in one game … led the team in rebounding in five games … made five three-pointers in two separate games (at UNLV, vs. Fresno State) … led the team in scoring with 300 points and in points per game, in field-goal attempts (245) and made field goals (107), and in free-throw percentage (.857) … third on the team in made three-pointers (32) and in rebounds (104) and rebounds per game … fifth in the MW in points per game and in field-goal percentage (.437), but led the conference in free-throw percentage … named to the Mountain West All-Conference Team.

JUNIOR (2019-20): Saw action in 31 contests with 14 starts as a junior, including the final 13 games of the season … one of just four Lobos to average scoring in double figures with 11.0 points per game … posted 2.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.4 steals in 26.4 minutes per game … shot .372 from the floor (121-325) including .326 from behind the arc (47-144) … finished third on the team from the free throw line at 81.3 percent (52-64) … scored in double figures 15 times including seven games in which she scored 20 points or more … tallied her season-high 26 points on Nov. 17 at NM State … made a season-most five threes at UNLV on Feb. 15.

SOPHOMORE (2018-19): Played in 30 games and made five starts for the Lobos as a sophomore … a scoring catalyst off the bench, De La Cerda set a program record for points off the bench as she scored 31 points vs. San José State (2/27/19) … in the game against San José State, De La Cerda buried seven three-points to set a personal game-best … tied as the team’s fourth-leading scorer on the season averaging 7.6 points per game … overall shot 37% from the field (82-of-221) with nearly half of her field goal makes coming from beyond the three-point line … also averaged 2.9 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per game.

FRESHMAN (2017-18): Appeared in 13 games off the bench for the Lobos as a freshman … scored a season-high seven points in the season-opener against Northern New Mexico (11/15/17) …also registered three rebounds, a block, and two assists in that game – all are single-game career bests.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Played basketball for Roswell High School in Roswell, N.M., where she was a four-year varsity basketball and volleyball standout … 2016-17 New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year … was a 2016 All-State honoree and Adidas All-American … led her team to the 2016 New Mexico 5A State Championship in 2015-16 where she scored 34 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out six assists … three-time district MVP … was ranked #221 by ESPNW … averaged 16.9 points, 3.0 assists and 2.8 steals in her senior season … also named district MVP in volleyball and lettered in track … competed for New Mexico-Colorado Elite.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 6 in Roswell, N.M. to Tara and Willie De La Cerda … has two siblings Deyton and Addycen … majoring in psychology … hobbies include hanging out with friends and family … favorite athlete is Russell Westbrook … favorite food is spaghetti and fries … favorite movie is Glory Road.