Jay Stewart
Jay Stewart


Taylorville, Ill.

High School:




Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Appeared in 10 games ... suffered a broken thumb Nov. 6 and missed the first seven games of the season ... made her season debut with one rebound against Northern Illinois (1/3) ... grabbed a career-high two rebounds in a career-high seven minutes at Southern Illinois (1/27) ... dished out one assist against Indiana State (3/11) in the MVC Tournament.

Freshman Year (2009-10)
Appeared in 16 games ... made her Redbird debut against Northern Illinois (12/4) ... scored her first collegiate points with a layup, her first shot as a Redbird, and had her first rebound in the final minute against Drake (12/31) ... grabbed her first-career rebound at Indiana State (1/8) ... played a career-high six minutes against Evansville (1/23), recording a rebound and her first assist ... dished out an assists against Indiana State in the State Farm MVC Tournament (3/12).

Prior to ISU
Four-year starter at Taylorville High School ... two-time All-Center State 8 Conference selection (2008, 2009) ... two-time Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) All-State Special Mention (2008, 2009) ... two-time Herald Review Second Team All-Area selection (2008, 2009) ... three-time Center State 8 All-Academic selection (2007-09) ... compiled 1,121 points, 542 rebounds and 172 steals in her career ... seventh-leading scorer in Taylorville history ... helped the Tornadoes to an 89-33 record and two Center State 8 Conference championships ... prep coach was Carey McVickers ... also played softball and tennis, earning a total of 12 varisty letters in her four years ... played AAU basketball for the Central Illinois Predators ... received United States Junior National Team (USJN) All-Star honors at the Gateway Challenge and Great American Showcase in 2008.

Jaylynn S. Stewart ... born June 30, 1991 in Decatur, Ill. ... daughter of Vicki Stewart ...three sisters (Jami, Jana, Julie) ... one brother (Darrius) ... majoring in English ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2009, Spring 2010 ... MVC Honor Roll: 2010.