Jan. 5, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -
After tallying its first Atlantic Sun Conference victory, the JU women's basketball team will end its week by hosting Campbell at Swisher Gymnasium on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Since being named A-Sun Player of the Week on Nov. 20, junior forward Ashley Williams has become a target for opposing defenses.
In her first four games, Williams averaged 22.3 points per contest and was shooting 63.8 percent from the floor (37-58).
In her next eight contests, Williams averaged 12.4 points and is shot 42 percent from the field (42-100). She finished below 10 points in two consecutive games for the first time in her career.
She apparently found her grove again with a game-high 18 points and 14 rebounds against Gardner-Webb to record the eighth double-double of the her career.
Freshman center Danielle Gray has scored at least 10 points in two-consecutive games. Sophomore guard Virginia Gregoire is the only Dolphins to score at least 10 points in every game this season.
JU leads the Atlantic Sun Conference in scoring (66.2 ppg), scoring margin (+0.9), field-goal percentage (.389), 3-point field goal percentage (.349), steals (11.00 spg) and turnover margin (+3.00).
Head coach Jill Dunn
Jill Dunn is in her third season as head coach of the Jacksonville University women's basketball program.
Prior to JU, Dunn spent three years helping Georgia State to three consecutive A-Sun Conference titles from 2001-04. Before joining Georgia State, Dunn was the top assistant coach at Miami University (Ohio), during the 2000-01 season.
Prior to her one-year stint in Miami, Dunn served as the head coach at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C., from 1998-00. In her final season with the program, the Lady Catamounts posted 12 wins which was the most in 15 seasons at WCU.
Before being elevated to the head spot at Western Carolina, she was the top assistant coach during the 1997-98 campaign. Dunn's coaching career began at the University of South Carolina, where she was as an assistant coach from 1994-97.
Dunn's success began as a player at Georgia Southern, where she was a three-year starter from 1989-93. She was named to the Georgia Southern Hall of Fame on Nov. 4.