Women's Basketball—Roster

Jayde Bennett
#31 Jayde Bennett

Class Year: 2013

Position: G

Height: 5-4

High School: Kent School (Conn.)

Hometown: Lynn, Mass.

2012-13 season highlights: Bennett, who missed time due to injury, played in 15 games and averaged 2.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, dished 15 assists, and had nine steals. 2011-12 season highlights: Jayde, who was on the NESCAC All-Academic Team, played about 17 minutes per game and averaged 4.1 points. She had 57 assists this season and added 22 steals. Bennett's biggest improvement was at the free-throw line, where she shot nearly 89 percent (31-for-35) after shooting 54 percent a year ago. Her play in the final 10 minutes of the second half helped Colby to a NESCAC quarterfinal win over Williams. Jayde has 140 assists in her three seasons. 2010-11 season highlights: Bennett led the Mules in steals (37 total), was third in assists (67), averaged 18.1 minutes per game, 3.1 points, and 3.4 rebounds. 2009-10 season highlights: Jayde had a knee injury at the start of the season and played in 10 of Colby's 29 games. She immediately came back on February 1 after doctor's clearance and supplied spark off the bench. Bennett averaged 1.7 points and 1.6 assists.At Colby:  Jayde majored in Sociology and Women's Studies...member of the women's soccer team at Colby and has been a starter in goal...member of SAAC...Colby Bridge...coached Colby soccer and basketball camps in the summer...intern at Center for Family Policy and Practice in Madison, Wis...traveled in Latin America during summer of 2010. Before Colby: Played basketball, soccer, and lacrosse at the Kent School...named team MVP two times in soccer and basketball...named Defensive MVP twice in lacrosse...All-New England in basketball...NEPSAC MVP in soccer...Cum Laude Society...Senior Prefect.