Getting to Know Dayton Flyers Basketball Redshirt senior, Jenna Giacone

Jenna Giacone
  • POSITION Guard
  • HEIGHT 6-1
  • CLASS Redshirt Senior
  • HIGHSCHOOL Bethlehem Central
  • HOMETOWN Delmar N.Y.
Jenna Giacone UD W BKB Staying in shape during layoff. Team top A-10 in defense. Her emergence as a star & leader 2 11 21.mp3

2019-20 (Senior)
• Played in all 33 games with a career-high 17.9 minutes per game
• Averaged career-bests of 6.4 points and 2.3 rebounds each contest
• Made 45 three pointers at a 38.1 percent clip
• Scored a career and game-high 18 points against No. 6 South Carolina, hitting a career-high four three’s
• Hit another four three’s and recorded 14 points at Central Michigan (11/21/19)
• Scored 11 points and hit three three’s at Northeastern (11/16/19)
• Set career high with six rebounds and had season high two steals at Buffalo (12/17/19)

2018-19 (R-Junior)
• Named to University of Dayton Dean’s List for Fall 2018 with a 4.00 GPA
• Recorded a career high and team-high 13 points and three steals in the win over La Salle (1/5/19)
• Had multiple career-highs with nine points on three three’s and dished out four assists in the win over Georgia Tech (12/21/18) in Florida
• Scored four points and had a career-high four rebounds in the season opener against Colgate (11/9/18)

2017-18 (Sophomore)
• Named to 2017-18 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Red-shirted due to injury

2016-17 (Freshman)
• Played 17 minutes in her collegiate debut with two points against Quinnipiac (11/13/16) 
• Played nine minutes and scored a career-high nine points at No. 2 UConn (11/22/16), including going 2-for-2 from three-point range 
• Had season highs of seven points, three made field goals, nine field goals attempted, four assists, and one block against Liberty (12/28/16)

High School
• Averaged 14.5 points, 6.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 2.1 blocks per game during her high school career
• Second Team All-State
• Two-time Suburban Council All-Star
• McDonalds All-American Nominee
• Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee
• Three-time News Channel 13 All-Star
• First Team Suburban Council
• Led team to Regional Championship

AAU
• Played club ball for Albany Capitals

Personal
• Daughter of Karin and James Giacone
• Siblings: brother Joey and sister Gabby
• Born on July 29, 1998 
• Majoring in Sport Management 

Jenna Giacone in action against La Salle

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