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Jayde Christopher

Height:  5’8” / 1.73m

Position: PG (Floor General type of Player)

College:  Boise State Basketball (’20) –Team qualified for the 2020 NCAA Tournament before cancellation due to coronavirus pandemic. Jayde was the leader of the team’s succesfful route.

High School: Cleveland HS

Hometown: Federal Way, Washington

Previous School: Kansas

Personal: Daughter of Robert Christopher Jr., and Gina Christopher .  Has two siblings, Portia and Robert III.

2020-21 : Rookie Season – Visby Ladies (starting PG)- Sweden SBL

 

Awards/ Achievements

  • Ranked 2nd in the Nation in Assists with 8.2 per game

https://www.ncaa.com/stats/basketball-women/d1/current/individual/106

  • All-Mountain West Team 2019-20
  • Mountain West Champion 2020

BOISE STATE WBB COMPLETES HISTORIC MW TOURNAMENT FOUR-PEAT

  • Mountain West All-Defensive Team 2019-20
  • Mountain West All-Tournament Team 2019-20
  • Mountain West Player of the Week (Feb.24, 2020)
  • Set Boise State single-season record in assists at 270
  • Set Mountain West single-season record in assists at 270

Highlights 2020

 

BOISE STATE CAREER
RS SENIOR (2019-20): Named to both the All-Mountain West and Mountain West All-Defensive Teams…voted to the Mountain West All-Tournament Team…finished with 270 assists to set both the Boise State and Mountain West single-season records…set the Boise State mark Feb. 12 at Air Force, eclipsing the old mark of 192 set by Yaiza Rodriguez in 2016-17…established the Mountain West benchmark March 2 in the tournament quarterfinals against Air Force, passing the previous mark of 243 set by New Mexico’s Cherise Beynon in 2017-18…ranked second in the country in both assists (270) and assists per game (8.18)…started all 33 games, averaging 7.0 points and 4.5 assists…shot 38.4 percent from the field, and made a team-high 48 steals…posted five double-doubles, with four being of the points-assists variety, and one being a rebounds-assists effort…had 13 games with at least 10 assists…passed out a team-high seven assists and scored 11 points against LCSC (Nov. 5)…had another seven assists to go with five points against Portland State (Nov. 8)…grabbed a career high-matching six rebounds to go with seven assists against Washington State (Nov. 20)…posted a double-double of 10 points and career-high 14 assists at Louisville, tying the program single-game record for assists (Nov. 24)…just missed a triple-double with eight points, eight rebounds, 10 assists against Utah Valley (Nov. 26)…passed out eight assists to go with four points at TCU (Dec. 1)…had 10 assists with seven rebounds in win over New Mexico (Dec. 4)…scored a career-high 16 points to go with eight assists and six rebounds at Colorado State (Dec. 8)…passed out seven assists to go with six points against BYU (Dec. 11)…had 10 assists to go with seven points and four rebounds at Eastern Washington (Dec. 15)…matched her career-high with three 3-pointers, scoring 14 points with five rebounds and eight assists against Pepperdine (Dec. 22)…scored seven points with seven assists and four rebounds at Wyoming (Jan. 1)…posted her fifth double digit-assist game at UNLV, finishing with 11 in addition to seven rebounds (Jan. 8)…led team with seven rebounds to go with eight points and five assists against San Diego State (Jan. 11)…passed out 13 assists along with scoring eight points against Air Force (Jan. 15)…scored 13 points, went 7-for-8 from the line at Utah State (Jan. 18)…grabbed five rebounds with eight assists against Fresno State (Jan. 25)…passed out nine assists with four points and five rebounds at San Jose State (Jan. 29)…scored six points with six rebounds and six assists at Nevada (Feb. 1)…made a career-high six steals to go with seven assists  and six points against Wyoming (Feb. 5)…passed out 12 assists and set Boise State single-season record at Air Force (Feb. 12)…had 10 assists at San Diego State (Feb. 15)…posted her second double-double with 14 points and 12 assists against San José State (Feb. 19)…scored 14 points with 10 assists and seven rebounds at New Mexico for her third double-double of the season (Feb. 22)…grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds along with passing out 10 assists against Wyoming for her fifth double-double (March 3)…passed out 10 assists with four points and four rebounds in Mountain West Championship Game win over Fresno State (March 4).

–Team qualified for the 2020 NCAA Tournament before cancellation due to coronavirus pandemic.

RS JUNIOR (2018-19): Appeared in all 33 games, making 26 starts…her 182 assists were the second-most in Boise State single-season history…averaged 5.52 assists per game, along with 6.3 points over 28.5 minutes…shot 41.6 percent from the field including 32.8 percent from 3-point range, and grabbed 3.2 rebounds a game…passed out five assists, scored five points in debut against CSUN (Nov. 8)…had eight assists with two steals against Southern Oregon (Nov. 10)…scored seven points with three rebounds and two assists against Louisville (Nov. 19)…scored 10 points and passed out four assists against Idaho (Nov. 23)…netted career-high 13 points in win over Northern Iowa (Nov. 24)…went 5-for-7 from the field, scored 11 points with five assists at Washington State (Dec. 1)…passed out a career-high 11 assists to go with four points and for rebounds against Saint Francis (Pa.) (Dec. 15)…grabbed a career high-matching six rebounds with eight assists in Husky Classic title-game win at Washington (Dec. 16)…passed out six assists and scored nine points on 4-of-6 shooting against Wyoming (Jan. 2)…had nine assists with four rebounds at San Diego State (Jan. 5)…scored nine points with six rebounds, three assists against San Jose State (Jan. 12)…passed out five assists to go with 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting against Air Force (Jan. 23)…had seven assists to go with four rebounds against Colorado State (Jan. 30)…scored 10 points with five rebounds and four assists against Nevada (Feb. 2)….passed out a career-high 13 assists with six rebounds and four points at San Jose State (Feb. 9)…scored six points with seven assists against San Diego State (Feb. 16)…passed out seven assists and scored 10 points at Utah State (Feb. 23)…scored 10 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers at Colorado State (Feb. 27)…went 5-for-7 from the field with two 3-pointers, scored 14 points with five assists at Air Force (March 7)…scored seven points with three steals and two assists against Nevada (March 11)…passed out eight assists to go with five points and five rebounds in MW semifinal win over Fresno State (March 12)…went 3-for-3 from deep, scoring 11 points and passing out six assists against Wyoming (March 13)…passed out six assists and scored six points in NCAA Tournament First Round at Oregon State (March 23).

JUNIOR (2017-18): Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

KANSAS CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2016-17): Appeared in all 30 games and made 16 starts…averaged 19.4 minutes per game…netted 91 points, averaging 3.0 points per game…grabbed 51 rebounds, averaging 1.7 per game…shot 30.1 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from behind the 3-point line…dished out a team-high 82 assists…scored a career-high 10 points behind 4-of-9 shooting at Texas Tech (2/18)…also pulled down a career-best six boards at TTU…tied her career high with six assists against Kansas State (2/25)…shot 2-of-3 from long range against Iowa State (2/21)…recorded 28 steals and four blocks.

FRESHMAN (2015-16): Appeared in all 31 games and cracked the starting lineup on five occasions…averaged 2.1 points per game…shot 32.5 percent from the field on the year…ended the season with 55 assists, second-most on the team and first among returning players…logged four or more dimes in six contests, including a career-high six assists against Northern Illinois (11/27)…netted a career-best nine points against St. John’s (12/6)…owned a team-best 1.34 assist/turnover ratio…recorded four points, three assists, one steal and her only block of the season against Iowa State (2/2)…shot 100 percent from the field in six games, including both Big 12 Championship games, going 1-of-1 in each.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Played three years of varsity basketball for the Cleveland High School Eagles under Stephenie Wheeler-Smith and Jamie Redd…two-time Washington state champion…named to the Class 3A First Team by the Associated Press…earned All-Metro league honors in 2012 and 2013, and was also awarded the Most Inspirational award by her team…ranked 14th at her position and 59th overall by ProspectNation, while ESPN’s Hoopgurlz ranked her 22nd at her position and 67th overall…a 2015 McDonald’s All-America nominee…played club ball for the Elite EYBL team Tree of Hope under head coach Damian Young.

 

Career Moments:

145133 — STAR TIMES– 02/23/2015
From left, Deja Strother of Inglemoor, Shelby Cansler of Bellevue, Jayde Christopher of Cleveland, Mikayla Pivec of Lynnwood and Lydia Giomi of West Seattle for Star-Times basketball photo shoot. Shot at the Northshore YMCA in Bothell on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES)