24 Hillary Jager
Birth Date: 09/13/1983
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Vista, Calif.
High School: Vista HS
Position: Forward/Center
Before spending the past two seasons away from basketball, played at UCSB as a true freshman in 2001-02...Saw just 11 combined minutes of action over the season's first four games, but quickly became part of the regular rotation and averaged 12.9 minutes per contest as a rookie...With other post players in foul trouble, scored 12 points in 26 minutes - both career highs - in thrilling win at Oregon State (Jan. 16)...Before being held scoreless by Long Beach State (Feb. 22), averaged 6.0 points and 4.5 boards in her previous six games...Nine-point, career high nine-rebound effort in decisive home victory over Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 6)...Missed home game vs. Cal Poly (Jan. 20) with a slightly separated shoulder...Also sat out the final three games of the regular season after breaking a finger on her left hand during a Feb. 23 practice, returning to play 47 total minutes during the Big West and NCAA Tournaments...Made a steal against both Long Beach State (March 8) and Pacific (March 9) in the league tourney. High School
A four-year letterwinner at Vista High School, where she was coached by Pat Moromarco...The Panthers won the Palomar League championship in 1999-2000 and qualified for the CIF Southern Section Tournament in all four years of Jager's career...Earned All-CIF, All-North County, All-Palomar League and CIF Woman of the Year honors as a prepster...Averaged 18 points and eight rebounds during her senior campaign...Considers a 38-point performance against Torrey Pines her most memorable sports moment...also competed in volleyball. Personal
Hillary Eyvonne Jager came into this world on September 13, 1983 in Oceanside, CA...The daughter of Arjen and Kelli Jager...Has three older brothers (Shane, Matt and Colin) and an older sister (Stacy)...A communication major who would like to work in advertising or marketing...nicknamed "Jag"...Enjoys playing beach volleyball while not on the court...Favorite TV show is "CSI"...Considered attending Gonzaga and Cal State Fullerton before deciding to become a Gaucho.