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Jenny Schmidt
Jenny Schmidt


Women's Basketball

The most-accurate three-point shooter in Illinois State history ... a three-time first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection (1997-99), one of only three players in Illinois State history to accomplish that feat ... also a three-time first-team Valley Scholar-Athlete Team honoree (1997-99) ... earned second-team All-District V Academic All-America honors in 1998 and 1999 ... a member of the Valley's All-Centennial Team ... scored 1,558 career points, which ranks fifth in school history, while playing in 114 games and starting 112 ... named to the 1996 Valley All-Newcomer Team and was the runner-up for the league's Newcomer of the Year award ... in 1998, ranked second nationally in three-point field goal percentage (.503), which still stands as the best single-season three-point field goal percentage in school history ... also owns the Illinois State record for career three-point field goal percentage at 43.7 percent ... her 77 made treys during the 1997-98 season are also the Redbird standard for threes in a season, while her career 205 three-point makes is the second-most in school history ... led the Redbirds in scoring in her final two seasons, averaging 15.9 points during the 1997-98 season and 16.9 points per contest in 1998-99 ... one of only two players in school history with 1,500 points and 500 assists in her career ... finished with 522 career assists.