Tye Jackson
Tye Jackson

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westfield

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
06/27/1986

Scouting Jackson: Athletic and quick ... figures to help the Boilermakers on both ends of the court ... good shooter who also can get to the rim.

Jackson at Westfield High School: 2004 Texas Miss Basketball, as selected by Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) ... Texas Class 5A player of the year as a senior by TABC and Houston Chronicle ... 2004 honorable mention WBCA All-American ... 130-13 four-year record at Westfield ... Westfield won 2004 Class 5A state championship ... averaged 12.4 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.8 steals and 3.1 assists as a senior ... Westfield's career leader in points and assists ... two-time District 15 MVP for class 5A ... two-time TABC all-region and all-state pick ... two-time Greater Houston area player of the year by Houston Chronicle ... one of 32 players invited to try out for USA Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team in June 2004 ... 2003 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival participant ... coached by Susan Smith.

Jackson's Vitals: Given name Tyeisha Elaine Jackson ... nicknamed "Tye" ... born June 27, 1986 ... mother is Tonice Jackson ... has a younger sister, Patrina Taylor ... undecided on a major.