Jayde Sparks #24
- Height: 5-8
- Year: Junior
- Major: Biology
- Home Town: Warner Robbins, Ga.
- High School: Houston County HS
Sophomore (2012-13): Appeared in 16 games…averaged 0.4 points and 1.1 rebounds on 33.3% shooting from the field and 66.7% from the free throw line…pulled down a career-best four rebounds in 11 minutes of play in the team’s season-opening victory against Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (11/12).
Freshman (2011-12): Appeared in 23 games…averaged 1.1 points and 1.0 rebounds on 36.7 % shooting from the field and 50 % from the free-throw line…made her first career appearance at Coker (11/12), scoring one point and pulling down one rebound in 18 minutes of play…was 2-of-3 from the field for four points against Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (11/27)…had best performance of the season against Florida Tech, scoring six points on 3-of-5 shooting, with three rebounds, one block and two steals in a season-high 23 minutes of action.
Prior to Lynn: Was a four-year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball at Houston County High School…averaged 10 points and six rebounds her senior year.
Born January 12, 1993…daughter of Mattie and Juan Sparks…biology major…aspires to be a radiologist…enjoys playing basketball, going to the beach, shopping and hanging out with friends in her spare time…favorite author is Ellen Hopkins…“If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it” are words she lives by…lists the Princess Frog, the Lion King, Love & Basketball, the Hangover and Pineapple Express as her favorite movies…hopes to travel the world someday.