#14 Jailyn Mason

G | RSr | 5-9 | Mason, Ohio | William Mason HS


– Member of the SEC WBB Leadership Council
– SEC All-Freshman Team | 2017
– SEC Freshman of the Week | Nov. 29, 2016
– SEC Freshman of the Week | Jan. 19, 2017

Mason redshirted the 2019-20 season due to injury.

AS A JUNIOR (2018-19)
Fourteen games in double figure scoring – 43 games in her career … Scored 12 points, all in the second half, fueling a 15-point comeback win versus Wisconsin … Averaged 12.0 points per game in the WNIT Tournament scoring a season-best 17 points in the final game against TCU … Had four games with four made 3-point field goals with three of those (Georgia, No. 12 South Carolina and TCU) in the final seven games of the year … Led the team in rebounding three times as a junior … Grabbed a career-best nine rebounds against Alabama (all defensive rebounds) … Moving up in the career records and ranks 36th wit 861 points, 18th with 256 assists, and 12th with 115 3-point field goals.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
Played and started every game for two seasons (61) … Averaged 11.0 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore … Scored in double figures in 20 games … Season-best 18 points at Kentucky (Feb. 15) … Tied her career highs for field goals made with nine versus No. 11 Tennessee (Feb. 8), free throws made (4) and attempted (4) verses No. 13 Missouri (Feb. 12) and defensive rebounds with seven against Grambling (Dec. 18) … Attempted a career-best 21 field goals against No. 11 Tennessee (Feb. 8) … Made and attempted a career-best 4-for-4 free throws against No. 13 Missouri (Feb. 12) … Ranked 14th  in 3-pointers made (1.5) and 12th in minutes (33.3) in all games and was No. 22 (12.4) in scoring, tied for 14th in 3-pointers made (1.6) and sixth in minutes played (35.5) in SEC only games.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)
Played and started all games as a true freshman … SEC Freshman of the Week honors Nov. 29 recording 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in two games … Posted career-best with 19 points on 9-for-15 shooting versus ORU … Ten games with double figure scoring … Career-best 11 assists versus HBU … First career double-double with 10 points and 11 assists versus Houston Baptist … Back-to-back double-doubles with 10 and 10 at Ole Miss in the conference opener … Second SEC Freshman of the Week honor Jan. 19 … Three consecutive games with double figures for the second time as a freshman (ORU, HBU, OM) & (FL, MO, KY) … Led the team with 894 minutes played … Ranked 15th in assists with 3.1 per game … Ranked tied for sixth in assist/turnover Ratio with 1.6 per game … Eleven assists versus Houston Baptist ranked T10th in the SEC and was the most by a freshman … Ten assists versus Ole Miss ranked T5th in SEC-only games – the most by a freshman in 2017 … Moved to point guard for three games (ORU, HBU, Ole Miss) … In that time, Mason scored 39 points, had 24 assists, grabbed 15 rebounds and had just two turnovers in 109 minutes of play at PG … Her 11 assists versus HBU ranked tied for the sixth most in a game by an SEC player in 2016-17.

A 5-8 guard from Mason, Ohio … Scouts Grade at 88 on ESPN.com … Scouts.com said “handles and attacks in up-tempo game; smooth stroke in mid-range game; reads, handles vs. pressure” … Division I State Tournament runner-up in 2016 … Ranked fifth in the AP Division I state poll in her senior year … Named All-League first team, Defensive Player of the Year, All-District 15, All-Southwest District second-team and All-State Honorable Mention as a senior … School record for assists in 2016 … Led team to 2016 Sectional, District and Regional titles … averaged 9.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.9 apg and 2.3 spg as a junior at William Mason HS … First-Team All-GMC as a junior leading team to 20-5 record … Also played for AAU’s Xpress Basketball … Selected Arkansas over Cincinnati, Ball State and Drexel.

Daughter of Chris McNamee … Born March 14, 1998 … Majoring in photo journalism with an emphasis in sports photography at Arkansas.