Draft Prospect Profiles | Jaime Nared

College: University of Tennessee
Class: Senior
Height: 6’2″
Position: Guard/Forward

NOTABLE
• All-SEC First Team (2018)
• College Sports Madness Player of the Week (Feb. 27, 2017, Dec. 26, 2017, Feb. 6, 2018)
• SEC Player of the Week (Jan. 21, 2017, Dec. 12, 2017, Dec. 26, 2017, Feb. 6, 2018)
• Cheryl Miller Award Finalist (2018)
• USBWA Ann Meyers Drysdale Player of the Week (Dec. 12, 2017)
• Tournament MVP of the Cancun Challenge (2017-18)
• Coaches All-SEC Second Team (2017)
• VOLeaders Academy (2016-17)
• SEC Academic Honor Roll (2016)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2015)
• Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year (2014)
• McDonald’s All-American (2014)

AT FIRST GLANCE
Jaime Nared averages 16.7 ppg, 7.4 rpg and 2.5 apg while starting all 33 games for the Lady Volunteers. She is one of the women’s basketball program’s all-time leaders in free throw percentage (82.7%). Nared ranks 15th nationally in free throws made this season (164). She has led her team in scoring in 14 matchups and recorded 20+ points 11 times. She has 19 career double-doubles, 10 coming from her senior season alone.

CAREER CAPSULE
2017-18: Averages 16.7 ppg – 7.4 rpg – 2.5 apg – 39.1 FG% – 82.0 FT% – 25-8 overall record – 11-5 conference record – ranks fifth in the SEC for steals per game (2.3) – established a career high 30-point game at Vanderbilt on Feb. 4, 2018 – marked her career high of 15 rebounds against Marquette on Nov. 23, 2017.

PERSONAL
Nared was born in Portland, Oregon on September 14, 1995 to Greg Nared and Reiko Williams. She has two sisters, Jackie and Eboni and originally transferred from St. Mary’s College. She graduated with an undergrad degree in communication studies in August of 2017 and is pursuing her graduate degree in agricultural leadership, education and communications. Her father Greg played basketball at Maryland form 1985-1989. She competed internationally in 2017 for the U23 USA Basketball team earning the 2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Nared competed with the U17 USA World Championship in team trials. When she was 12, she made national news by being the 12-year-old banned from a boys basketball league because she was too good.