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Savitha Jayaraman

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Player profile

  • Height 6-2
  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Powell, Ohio
  • Last School Olentangy Liberty H.S.

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019)

2019-20 (Senior)

  • Suffered a back injury just prior to the start of the season and was forced to miss her senior year
  • Dressed and played the final minute of her senior night game vs. Northwestern on Feb. 25
  • Was active off the court, helping lead the team as the lone senior
  • Was selected to participate in the Eugene D. Smith Leadership Academy and through that program, she earned a merchant position with Abercrombie & Fitch

2018-19 (Junior)

  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors
  • Saw action in three games

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • Began the year as a walk-on and was awarded a scholarship for the second semester
  • Saw action in 19 games and scored a total of 10 points
  • Made all four of her free throw attempts on the season
  • Grabbed a pair of rebounds and had one block
  • Played an average of 2.8 minutes per game

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Led Olentangy Liberty to a district title in 2015 as well as OCC titles in both 2015 and 2016
  • Was a two-time All-OCC honorable mention honoree and was named to the District II All-Star team in 2016
  • Received the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award as a senior in 2016
  • Had a 10-block game during her senior season

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Savitha Alannah Jayaraman
  • Daughter of Gautham and Ginger Jayaraman
  • Has two siblings, Sahana and Kal