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#1 Jailin Cherry Season 2024-25

Graduate Student
Pascagoula, Miss.
High School
Pascagoula HS

2018-19 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020-21 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

Graduate Season (2021-22)
Played with a new-found confidence in her fifth and final season at LSU, setting new career-highs in points per game (9.6), rebounds per game (5.2) and assists per game (2.4)… Played a critical role for the Tigers, playing in 31 games and starting 30 of them… Scored in double-figures in 15 games throughout the season and set a career-high with 24 points in LSU’s First-Round NCAA Tournament win over Jackson State… Had her lone double-double of the season during the final regular season game at Tennessee with 14 points and 10 rebounds to help the Tigers take down the Lady Vols to secure lone possession of the No. 2 spot in the SEC.

SENIOR SEASON (2020-2021)
Made an appearance in all 22 games and made six starts… Finished with a total of 78 points, 40 rebounds, 25 steals, 18 assists and one block… Earned a career high of 19 points against South Carolina on February 14… Played a total of 363 minutes with a season high 29 minutes on February 21 against Arkansas… Played in her 100th game in the Purple & Gold on March 4 versus Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament.

JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20) – Season cut short due to coronavirus
Started in 14 games and played in all 30… worked way back into the starting lineup for 10 of last 11 games of the season… Finished with an average 5.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game while shooting 42.0 percent from the field… Averaged 19.8 minutes per game… Posted season-high 16 points and career-best 10 rebounds to record first double-double of her LSU career at Arkansas on March 1… Dished out a career-high five assists and grabbed a career-high six steals against Vanderbilt on February 27.

Played in 27 games and worked way back into the starting lineup for last three games of the season… Finished with an average of 4.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game while shooting 34.5 percent from the field… Posted career-high 17 points against Mississippi State on February 28… Grabbed career-high six rebounds against Sam Houston on November 6… Played a career-most 34 minutes in the season opener against Sam Houston.

Averaged 2.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game while shooting 31.4 percent from the field as a rookie… Picked up only start of the season in opener at USF on November 10… Posted season-high seven points in season opener at USF and in regular season finale versus Alabama on February 25… Grabbed season-high three rebounds against nationally ranked Georgia on February 1 and at Auburn on February 8… Played a season-most 18 minutes versus Ole Miss on February 15.

HIGH SCHOOL (2013-17)
Mississippi’s Top 12 high school basketball players entering her senior season… Selected to Girls Basketball Dandy Dozen… Led Lady Panthers to two district championships… Two-time selection to the Mississippi North/South All-Star game as a junior and a senior, earning Defensive Most Valuable Player with 11 points, three rebounds four assists and five steals in the 2016 game… Played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game as a senior… First player in Pascagoula HS history to be inducted into the 1,000-Point Club… Averaged 16.3 points, nine rebounds and four steal per game as a senior… Averaged 14 points, 19 rebounds, six assists and four steals as a junior and was named Lady Panthers Most Valuable Player… Competed in track & field, jumping a state-best 5-8 at the divisional meet and 5-4 at the 5A state meet to win gold in the high jump and took silver in the triple jump… Named to the Pascagoula HS Honor Roll.

Daughter of Doug Cherry, and Vicki Maxwell and Michael Baugh… Full name is Jailin Isabel Cherry… Nickname is Cherry… Has three older sisters, Jasmine, Elantra and Asia… Born on July 13, 1999… Graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Spring 2021.

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