Experienced roster returns for the Women of Troy under head coach Michael Cooper.
THIS SEASON Michelle Jenkins enters 2011-12 as a redshirt junior after seeing limited action last year due to injuries.
2010-11 REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON Jenkins got back to action late in the season due to injury... Appeared in nine games, seeing her first competition of the season at Oregon State on Feb. 10... Scored seven points with five rebounds and two steals in her limited playing time.
2009-10 SOPHOMORE SEASON Jenkins tore her left ACL in USC's third game of the season... Sidelined for the remainder of the year after providing eight points and six rebounds in the start of her sophomore season.
2008-09 FRESHMAN SEASON Jenkins played in 27 games as a freshman... Averaged 2.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game... topped out with seven points against WSU and six rebounds at Pepperdine... Also had three steals vs. Charlotte... Hit a 3-pointer at Pepperdine and vs. Harvard... Tallied six blocks and nine steals in the season.
HIGH SCHOOL Jenkins earned EA Sports First Team All-America honors as a senior out of Southridge High in Beaverton, Ore... A two-time First Team All-State selection, winning four straight state titles with Southridge... Picked Metro League Player of the Year as a senior and 2006-07 Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior... A former teammate of recent USC graduate Aarika Hughes... Earned 2006-07 All-American Honorable Mention from Street & Smith and named 2006 End of the Trail Co-MVP... A 2007 All-Oregon State Tournament First Team selection and First Team All-Metro pick... An honor student.
PERSONAL Michelle Kaye Jenkins was born May 14, 1990 in Corvallis, Ore... The daughter of Kim and Brian... Enjoys shopping and sleeping in her free time... Would like to travel to Africa and do volunteer work... Hopes to one day work for Nike... Majoring in business management.