Jamie Freeman | #3 | F
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
Previous School: Okaloosa-Walton (John L. LeFlore HS)
Major: Criminal Justice
Hard-working post player with good defensive instincts … impressive shot-blocking and rebounding ability.
2009-10: Played in 19 games as a senior, starting one ... scored 33 points and totaled 38 rebounds in limited minutes ... ranked second on the team with eight blocked shots ... blocked two shots against nationally-ranked Delta State (12/13) ... grabbed a season-high six rebounds in just nine minutes at Palm Beach Atlantic (12/17) ... scored 10 and pulled down six rebounds against Concordia-Selma (2/23).
2008-09: Saw action in 22 games off the bench as a post player, averaging 12.0 minutes per game … scored 33 points and grabbed 60 rebounds during the season … blocked 13 shots, ranking second on the team … named to the West Florida Classic All-Tournament Team … blocked three shots against Southern Arkansas (12/29) and followed with four blocks the following day against Arkansas Tech (12/30) … scored a career high six points in 28 minutes played against Loyola New Orleans (1/5) … scored five points and grabbed a season high seven rebounds in just 11 minutes against Alabama-Huntsville (2/14/09).
2006-08: (Okaloosa-Walton College) Played two years under Head Coach Brittany Ezell at Okaloosa-Walton College, now known as Northwest Florida State College ... averaged four points and six rebounds per game ... voted her team’s Best Defensive Player as a sophomore … led the team to a 20-9 record in her freshman season and 18-10 as a sophomore.
High School: Lettered three years in varsity basketball at John L. LeFlore High School ... acted as team captain her junior and senior years ... named All-County and All-Region in her junior and senior seasons ... during her senior year averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, and three blocks per game ... led her team in scoring, rebounds, and blocked shots and was second in assists ... named McDonald’s Thanksgiving Classic MVP ... also lettered three years in track and field and two years in softball ... state-runner up in the shot put in her senior year ... named All-County, All-Region, and All-State in track and field ... finished third on her team in RBI in softball.
Personal: Also known as "J.D." … daughter of Lauretta Freeman-Horn, Thomas Horn, and James Myers … her mother graduated from Auburn and played professionally in the American Basketball League and in Spain … has siblings Sydney Horn, Alexis Strain, and Jasmine Myers … majoring in Criminal Justice … plans to enlist in the Navy and become an officer … also hopes to someday work for the FBI … lists playing all sports, watching movies, swimming, and shopping as her favorite hobbies.
Photo by Jim Hogue