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Jill Hushka
Jill Hushka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orland Park, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward


2005-06 Highlights: Picked up a season-high five points in a two-point win over Cleveland State on Feb. 9...went 2-for-2 versus Alabama State on Nov. 20...dished out an assist versus Evansville on Dec. 11...shot 100 percent against Evansville and Cleveland State...drained a three-pointer in UIC's 68-66 victory over Cleveland State...pulled down a season-high three rebounds against Youngstown State on Feb. 11...shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the line and pulled down 12 rebounds on the season.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner for Sandburg...helped the Eagles to 104 victories in four seasons...pushed Sandburg to a supersectional championship as a senior, while helping the Eagles to a SICA West title along with runner-up finishes in both the Hillcrest Christmas and Naperville Central Thanksgiving tournaments...was a member of four regional and three SICA West championship squads at Sandburg...served as a co-captain as a senior...was named the Player of the Week by Star Newspapers...as a junior, named to the First Team All-Area and All-Conference team...ranked as one of the top 300 players in the country by All Star Girls Report...led the team in three-point shooting as a junior (50.0%) and as a senior (53.3%)...scored a career-best, 17 points against 2004 defending state champion Naperville Central as a senior...grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds against Bartlett as a senior...was a member of the National Honors Society...finished with a 4.32 grade point average...played AAU basketball for the Illinois Pacesetters and received the top sportsmanship award... aspires to be a physical therapist...daughter of Bruce and Diane Hushka...born May 11, 1987...major is movement science.

#23 Jill Hushka's Career Stats

SeasonGP-GSFG-FGA PCT.3PT-3PTA PCT.FT-FTAPCT.REB-AVG. ASTBLKPTS.-AVG.
'05-'0628-9 6-19 .3161-4.2506-61.00012-0.710019-1.1


CAREER HIGHS
Minutes: 12 vs. Alabama State (11/20/05)
Points: 5 vs. Cleveland State (2/9/06)
Rebounds: 3 vs. Youngstown State (2/11/06)
Assists: 1 vs. Evansville (12/11/05)
Steals: n/a
Blocks: n/a
FG: 2 vs. Cleveland State (2/9/06)
FG Att.: 5 vs. Alabama State (11/20/05)
3PT FG Made: 1 vs. Cleveland State (2/9/06)
3PT FG Att.: 1 - three times - most recently vs. UW-Green Bay (3/5/06)
FT Made: 2 - three times - most recently vs. Youngstown State (2/11/06)
FT Att.: 2 - three times - most recently vs. Youngstown State (2/11/06)

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