20   Jenna Thorp
Jenna Thorp

RS Senior

Hinckley, Ill.

High School:
Hinckley-Big Rock




Huskies Resume Play at Mizzouri Sunday

NIU will play its first game in 14 days against SEC foe


Offense, Defense Combine in 20-Point Huskie Victory

Huskies shoot 54-percent from field, pour on 79-points


Huskie Defense Stymies South Dakota State

Jackrabbits held to season-low field goal total


Women's Basketball Gives Thanks, Heads to Vegas

Huskies head West as a family this holiday


NIU-Valparaiso to Meet Thursday Night in DeKalb

The matchup will be the first game of an NIU Basketball doubleheader


NIU-Valparaiso Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 65-50 loss versus Valparaiso. NIU shot 50-percent in the second half.


NIU-Illinois State Highlights

Highlights from NIU's season-opening win over Illinois State, 55-51. Freshman Kelly Smith scored 17-points to lead the Huskies in scoring. It was NIU's first season-opening win since 2009.


Women's Basketball Partakes in #Layup4Lauren

The NIU women's basketball team took part in the #Layup4Lauren Challenge Wednesday morning, honoring Lauren Hill of Mount Saint Joseph's fight for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). For more information, visit LayupForLauren.com


NIU-WMU Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 59-51 over Western Michigan on Senior Day


NIU-Toledo Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies-Rockets overtime bout February 27, 2014, in which NIU defeated Toledo, 68-59. Northern Illinois outscored Toledo in the final 11 minutes of the game -- including overtime -- 28-12.


NIU falls to Valparaiso, 65-50

A second half surge by NIU wasn't enough as it outscored the Crusaders in the period, 35-27.


NIU defeats Illinois State, 55-51

The Huskies picked up their first season-opening win since 2009 over the Redbirds, 55-51


NIU defeats Toledo in Overtime, 68-59

The Huskies outscored the Rockets 28-12 in the final 11 minutes of the game earn its first win over Toledo since 2011.


NIU defeats Kent State, 65-43

The Northern Illinois women's basketball earned a complete team win over the Golden Flashes to improve to 4-4 in the MAC.


Northern Illinois falls to Buffalo, 63-52

Photos from the Huskies first home MAC loss against the Bulls.

• Appeared in 27 games making 20 starts
• Averaged 6.0 points and 5.4 rebounds in 26.5 minutes per game
• Missed the the first three games of the season after suffering injury in preseason scrimmage
• Made season debut versus Bradley, scoring 10 points on 5-of-11 shooting in 19 minutes (Nov. 21)
• Scored in double figures six times
• Pulled down 10-or-more rebounds three times, capped by a career-high 13 versus EMU (Jan. 12)
• Recorded first career double-double versus Buffalo (Jan. 23), scoring 12 points with 11 rebounds
• Career-best season in rebounds per game, 5.4, including 1.9 offensive boards per game
• Scored a season-high 14 points versus Ball State, converting 5-of-6 field goals (March 5)
• Tied her career-high in field goals versus Central Michigan, shooting 6-for-11 with 12 points (Feb. 22)
• Fell one rebound shy of second double-double against the Chippewas (Feb. 22)
• Was a season-best 4-for-4 at the free throw line versus Kent State (Jan. 29)
• Recorded two blocks at Miami (Ohio) helping the Huskies to a 69-66 victory (Jan. 18)
• Tied her career-high for steals in a game with three versus UIC (Dec. 31) and Kent State (Jan. 29)


• Started all 28 contests she played in, averaging 29.8 minutes per contest
• Second on the team in rebounds (4.8) and third in points per game (6.3), both career highs
• Hauled in a season-high eight rebounds five times during the season
• Scored in double digits five times including a season-high 16 points at Miami (Ohio) (Feb. 3)
• Tallied 53 assists during the season, second-most on the team
• Played a career high 38 minutes, hauling in eight boards, and hitting a career-high four three pointers against the Redhawks
• Tied her career-high in assists, five, on four occasions
• Logged a season-high eight rebounds in five separate contests against Loyola (Nov. 30), Xavier (Dec. 28), Miami (Ohio) (Feb. 3), and at Ohio (Feb. 6)
• Tallied four of her five double digit scoring performance during Mid-American Conference play

• Made NIU debut against Loyola (Nov. 13), scoring five points, five rebounds and a steal in 26 minutes as a starter
• Against Western Illinois (Nov. 16), led the team in scoring and rebounds with a season-high 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field and 6-of-6 from the free throw line along with a season-high nine rebounds
• Averaged 21.7 minutes in 30 appearances and 20 starts
• Pulled down multiple rebounds in all but seven games and has 10 games with five or more boards
• Handed out a season-best four assists against Western Michigan (March 3) as she logged a season-high 35 minutes
• Scored in 24 of 30 games and shot over 40 percent nine times

• Tore her anterior cruciate ligament in late July, 2010, which forced her to miss the entire season due to a medical redshirt

• Most Valuable Player of back-to-back 1A state champion Hinckley-Big Rock
• Placed eighth in voting for Illinois Ms. Basketball
• DeKalb Daily Chronicle Girls Athlete of the Year as a senior
• Three-time Chronicle Girls Basketball Player of the Year
• Four-time unanimous all-conference selection
• Three-time IBCA first-team all-state honoree
• Three-time team captain and MVP
• Averaged double-figure scoring in each of four seasons
• As a senior, averaged 15.0 points, 8.3 rebound, 3.4 steals and 2.3 steals per game
• For her career, averaged 12.4 points per game
• Holds H-BR's record for points in a career

• Daughter of Judy and Bruce Thorp
• Born September 20, 1991 in Aurora, Ill.
• Honor roll member placed on HBR Academic Team as a junior and senior
• Member of National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Council, Leadership Retreat and IDAA Youth Board
• Volunteer for Special Olympics, American Auxiliary
• Enjoys outdoor activities
• Majoring in Physical Therapy

Minutes: 39, at Eastern Michigan (3/10/14)
Field Goals Made: 6, twice, last; vs Central Michigan (2/22/14)
Field Goals Attempted: 12, vs Miami (Ohio) (2/3/13)
Three Pointers Made: 4, vs Miami (Ohio) (2/3/13)
Three Pointers Attempted: 6, vs Miami (Ohio) (2/3/13)
Free Throws Made: 7, at Kent State (2/10/13)
Free Throws Attempted: 8, at Kent State (2/10/13)
Rebounds: 13, vs Eastern Michigan (1/12/14)
Assists: 5, four times, last; vs Central Michigan (3/3/13)
Blocks: 2, three times, last; at Miami (1/18/14)
Steals: 3, three times, last; vs Kent State (1/29/14)
Points: 18, vs Western Michigan (11/16/11)


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