20   Jenna Thorp
Jenna  Thorp

RS Senior

Hinckley, Ill.

High School:
Hinckley-Big Rock




Strong Defense Not Enough in NIU'S MAC Tournament Opener

NIU fell to Central Michigan, 49-44, holding the Chips to 32 percent shooting


NIU's Road to Cleveland Starts at Home Versus CMU

The Huskies are hosting its first MAC Tournament game since 2012


NIU Looking to Finish Regular Season Strong at Western Michigan

The Huskies will clse the regular season in Kalamazoo and return home for the First Round of the MAC Tournament


Huskies Outshoot and Ground Rockets in Home Finale, 68-64

Amanda Corral finished with 25 points, 19 in the second half


Huskies Close Home Slate Against Toledo on Education Day

NIU seeking to clinch MAC Tournament First Round contest


NIU-Miami (Ohio) Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 60-49 victory over Miami (Ohio). Freshmen Kelly Smith and Renee Sladek each recorded double-doubles as NIU limited the RedHawks to less than 50 points, the fifth different opponent to score in the 40s.


NIU-Bowling Green Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 67-50 victory over Bowling Green, NIU's first over the Falcons since a four overtime victory in 2004.


NIU-Kent State Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 66-49 victory over Kent State.


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.


NIU defeats Bowling Green, 67-50

The Huskies improved to 5-1 at home against the Falcons to earn their first win over BGSU since 2004.


NIU defeats Kent State, 66-49

The Huskies improved to 4-1 at home as it defeated Kent State, 66-49. NIU also improved to 2-2 in the MAC.


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.

• 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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