George Mason Women's Basketball BIO
11 Janaa Pickard
PICKARD'S CAREER HIGHS
Points: 25, vs. UMass (03/05/14)
2013-14: Pickard wrapped up her senior year at Mason as the 17th player in history to hit 1,000 points with 15 points in the Patriots’ loss to St. Joe’s in the Atlantic 10 conference tournament and second All-time in blocked shots with 190. She ended her time at Mason at 19th on the women's All-Time 3-point FG list with 60 and 8th on the all-time rebounds list with 659. She set a Patriot Center women’s basketball record scoring 21 points while snagging 21 rebounds in the Patriots’ win over UVU. She led the Patriots in double-doubles on the season with 11 and Mason and the Atlantic 10 conference in blocked shots per game with 1.81. Scored above 20 points four times on the season while leading the team in rebounds with 7.9 per game.
2012-13: All-Academic CAA Honorable Mention…Started 16 of 27 games appeared in…Led the team in blocks with 35…Opened the season scoring in double-figures in the first six games…Recorded first double-double of the season against Morgan State (11/16) using 15 points and 11 rebounds…Three games later picked up her second double-double against UAB (12/2) with 11 points and 11 rebounds… Secured career-best 13 rebounds at Georgia State (2/24)…Hit three triples against Towson (2/17) and at W&M (3/6)…Scored career-high 18 points in final game of the season against UNCW (3/14) in the CAA Tournament...Recorded double-double against the Seahawks with 12 rebounds.
2011-12: Started all 30 games appeared in...Scored in double-figures 12 times...Posted two double-doubles coming against George Washington (Dec. 22) and Hofstra (Feb. 12)...Led the team in blocks with 54 including a season-high four on three occasions...Went 7-for-8 from the free throw line against Old Dominion (Dec. 4) en route to 16 points...Followed that performance setting career-high of 17 points at UMBC (Dec. 8)...Matched career-high against Hofstra with her second double-double...Pulled down career-high 11 rebounds against GW...Went perfect 6-for-6 at the free throw line in Mason's win at Drexel (Feb. 2).2010-11: Redshirted the season due to an injury.
2009-10: Appeared in all 30 games, with one start ... Led the team and finished third in the CAA and 89th in the nation with 45 blocks (1.5 bpg) ... Started and recorded six rebounds, five points, four steals and three blocks in her collegiate debut against Norfolk State (Nov. 13) ... Contributed five rebounds and two assists at Richmond (Nov. 16) ... Swatted six blocks and had three rebounds and two steals at Virginia Tech (Nov. 19) ... Had nine points, six rebounds, two steals, a block and an assist against Jacksonville (Nov. 23) ... Contributed eight points, six rebounds, four blocks, two assists and a steal vs. Fairfield (Nov. 30) ... Recorded seven rebounds and five points against High Point (Dec. 4) ... Contributed six rebounds to go with three points, two blocks, two steals and two assists at Saint Joseph's (Dec. 6) ... Blocked two shots and grabbed two rebounds vs. Howard (Dec. 12) ... Scored nine points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal at Appalachian State (Dec. 30) ... Contributed six points, four rebounds, three blocks and an assist at Towson (Jan. 3) ... Grabbed three rebounds and added a block, a steal and an assist vs. Delaware (Jan. 7) ... Scored four points, two rebounds, one block and a steal at Drexel (Jan. 21) ... Contributed four rebounds, two points and two blocks against Hofstra (Feb. 4) ... Scored four points, one rebound and an assist at Delaware (Feb. 8) ... Posted seven points, two rebounds and a steal at UNCW (Feb. 11) ... Scored two points, two steals and two rebounds vs. Old Dominion (Feb. 14) ... Recorded seven points, six blocks, five rebounds and one assist at Hofstra (Feb. 18) ... Scored three points, two blocks, two rebounds and an assist vs. VCU (Feb. 21) ... Blocked three shots and scored two points and two rebounds vs. UNCW (Feb. 25) ... Grabbed seven rebounds and had four assists, three steals and a block at Georgia State (Feb. 28) ... Registered five rebounds, two blocks and two points vs. James Madison (Mar. 3) ... Scored five points, three rebounds, one block and one steal in CAA Championship first-round loss to Delaware (Mar. 11).
High School: Earned four letters as a member of the Lancers at Central High School ... Averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds and eight blocks ... Was named the Markward Club Public League Player of the Year and earned All-League and All-State accolades ... Participated in the All-Star Labor Classic Game ... Earned Phoenix Athletic and Scholarship Play by Play MVP awards ... Helped lead Lancers to record 101 consecutive Public League wins and two league championships ... National Honor Society member and selected for the William J. Ferguson Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior Students.
Personal: Mother is Jose Pickard ... Has two siblings, Ben and Rachelle ... Chose Mason over Saint Joseph's, Drexel, Hartford, Bucknell, UNCW, and Maine ... Majoring in Marketing.