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Jacy Sheldon

Guard

Player profile

  • Height 5-10
  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Dublin, Ohio
  • Last School Dublin Coffman H.S.

Career Honors

  • AP All-American Honorable Mention (2022)
  • 2021-22 Wade Watch List
  • Regional finalist for the WBCA Coaches’ All-America Team
  • All-Big Ten First Team (2022, both coaches and media, unanimous choice by coaches)
  • All-Big Defensive Team (2022, coaches)
  • All-Big Ten Second Team (2021)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 22)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2021, 22)
  • Big Ten Co-Player of the Week: Jan. 17, 2022
  • Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll: Nov. 29, 2021, Feb. 21, 2022
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Dec. 23, 2020)
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2020)

2021-22 (Junior)

  • Started in all 32 games
  • Averaged 19.7 points, 4.2 assists and 1.9 steals in 33.9 minutes per game to lead the team, led true guards with a .504 field goal percentage
  • Scored her 1,000th career point in the Jan. 20 home win against No. 12/11 Maryland
  • Big Ten rankings: third in free throw percentage (.864), fourth in field goal percentage (.504, first among guards), fourth in steals per game (1.9), sixth in scoring (19.7 ppg), eighth in assists per game (4.2)
  • NCAA rankings: 18th in points (631), 22nd in points per game (19.7), T24th in free throws made (140), 26th in free throw percentage (.864), T26th in field goals made (225)
  • Awarded the ‘Dub Chain’ following the win at Minnesota (1/15) and after the NCAA Tournament win in the first round against Missouri State (3/19)
  • Scored in double figures in 30 games and recorded two double-doubles
  • Had 16 games with 20 or more points and four games with 30+ points
  • Converted a team-high 11 three-point plays
  • Scored a career-high 31 points against Bellarmine (11/23) before surpassing that with 33 points against Michigan State (1/12)
  • Also had 30-point games against Minnesota (1/15) and Rutgers (1/23), giving her three 30-point games within the span of four games
  • Tallied a career-high 10 assists twice to earn both of her double-doubles – against Maryland (1/20) and Michigan State (2/27)
  • Had a career-high five steals in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Missouri State (3/19)
  • Made 10 or more field goals in six games, including going 12-of-15 against both Bellarmine (11/23) and Michigan State (1/12)

2020-21 (Sophomore)

  • Had another great season, leading the team in scoring at 16.7 ppg
  • Was the only player on the team to start and play in all 20 games
  • Shot a team-best 48.6 percent from the floor and was 33-of-96 (34.4 percent) from long range
  • Led the team with 35 steals and was third with 52 assists
  • Had a team-high eight 20-point games and scored in double-figures in 16 of the 20 contests
  • Notched her second career 20-point game with 20 points and three assists in the season-opener vs. Duquesne (11/29)
  • Was 7-of-10 from the floor, 3-of-6 from deep to finish with a game-high 20 points vs. Northern Kentucky (12/6)
  • Tied a career-high with four steals to go along with 13 points and four rebounds vs. Miami (Ohio) (12/10)
  • Had a third 20-point game with 21 points, three rebounds, three assists and a career-high two blocks against Penn State (1/4)
  • Made a career-high four three-pointers and finished with 20 points at Illinois (1/7)
  • Hit a clutch three-pointer with under a minute to play to give the team a lead for good in the win over No. 11 Michigan (1/21)
  • Scored a career-high 29 points on 8-of-12 from the floor and a career-best 12-of-14 from the line vs. Iowa (2/14)
  • Dished-out a career-high seven assists in the win over Purdue (2/18)
  • Had a career game at Michigan (2/21), making a career-high 6-of-10 threes to go along with career-highs of four steals and two blocks
  • Played all 40 minutes and finished with 15 points, five rebounds, three assists and three steals in the season-finale at Rutgers (3/5)

2019-20 (Freshman)

  • Had a really good freshman season, playing in all 33 games and making 24 starts
  • Was third on the team in scoring at 9.6 ppg and was second on the team in three-pointers made with 44
  • Her 9.6 ppg was sixth among Big Ten freshman and her 44 threes were third
  • Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors on Dec. 23 after scoring a season-high 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting in the win at Sacramento State
  • Had 20 games of 10 or more points including each of the last six games of the season. That also includes all four games in the Buckeyes’ Big Ten Tournament run
  • Led the team with 12.8 ppg in the Big Ten Tournament and shot over 52 percent
  • Second on the team and third among Big Ten freshman with 45 steals
  • Arguably, one the team’s best three-point shooters, she made multiple threes in eight of the last 10 games
  • Hit three three-pointers three different times during the season, including in the Big Ten Tournament Championship game vs. Maryland
  • Notched one double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds to go along with a season-high four steals vs. Northern Iowa on the second night of the South Point Shootout in Las Vegas

Prior to Ohio State

  • Five-star prospect ranked No. 41 in the class by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Three-time Ohio Ms. Basketball finalist and three time first team All-Ohio honoree
  • 2019 Ohio Coaches Association Div. I State Player Of the Year
  • Player of the Year on the Dispatch All-Metro team as a sophomore, junior and senior
  • Three time Player of the Year in The Central District and OCC Conference
  • Averaged 28.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 5.1 steals while shooting 59 percent from the field as a senior
  • Finished her career with 2,347 career points which was 13th in Ohio high school history
  • Rewrote the Dublin Coffman career record book as she holds the top mark for points, steals, assists, three-pointers and overall field goals
  • Led Coffman to a 94-12 record in her four-year career
  • Scored a school-record 52 points in a win over Eastmoor Academy during her senior season which topped her previous school record of 40 points against Eastmoor which she scored as a junior
  • Runner-up for Ohio’s Ms. Basketball in 2018 and after averaging a school-record 26.3 points per game
  • Was named state co-Player of the Year in Division I as well as Player of the Year in the district and OCC-Central Division in 2018
  • Was also an All-State honoree on the volleyball court as a senior