Sunday, August 7, 2016

Jackson State Women's Basketball Announces Newest Lady Tigers

JACKSON, Mississippi -- The Jackson State women’s basketball team has just released the names of the 2016-17 Lady Tiger newcomers. Head Coach Surina Dixon has added five new names to the roster: Khadijah Moore, Jon’Nae Vermillion, Miyone Hill, Marneisha Hamer, and Jasmine Cowen.

Moore, a forward from Elkhart, Indiana signed with JSU during the early period. She joins the Lady Tigers after playing two seasons at Ancilla College. The former McDonald’s Michiana All-Star MVP averaged 20.6 ppg, 7.5 rpg, and 2.2 apg.

Vermillion, forward from Sacramento, Calif., is a transfer from Mt. San Antonio where she was named Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) MVP and CCCAA Female State Athlete of the month for her incredible play. She averages 13.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg, and 2.0 apg.

Hill is a point guard from Memphis, Tenn. She played two seasons at Holmes Community College where she helped the Lady Bulldogs reach back-to-back post-season play. She was named to the Second Team All-State and was chosen to play in the MACJC All-Star Game. While at HCC, Hill averaged 9.4 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and 5.4 apg.

Harmer will enter her freshman season with Jackson State. The 6’0 forward graduated from Kirby High School in Memphis, Tenn. Because of her effort, she was named KHS MVP. Harmer averages 21.8 ppg, 12.5 rpg, 2.6 apg, and 2.5 bpg.

Cowen will enter her freshman season with Jackson State. The 6’0 forward from Ramsye High School was named one of the top Alabama Hustlers. She also played with the Alabama Aces in 2016. Cowen averages 7 ppg, 3 rpg, 1.1 apg, and 1.0 bpg.


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