Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#33 JaLea Bennett
Position: Guard
Other Position: G
Height: 6'0"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Grand Prairie, Texas
High School: Mansfield Timberview High School
Experience: High School

FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Played in all 30 games and started 14 of them for the Wildcats playing a total of 524 minutes (17.5 per game)… Averaged 4.5 points per contest scoring 135 total points… went 48-of-125 from the floor, shooting 38.4% on the season… Shot 67.3% (37-of-55) from the free throw line… Scored double-digit points on three different occasions… Averaged 2.3 rebounds per contest (70 total) and averaged 2.1 assists per game…Recorded an average of 0.5 steals per game and 0.2 blocks per game…Recorded two assists and a steal vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/5)… Registered a blocked shot against Washington State on 1/3…Collected a steal and three blocked shots vs. Arizona State (1/8)…Recorded two assists at Stanford (1/16)…Tallied two assists and two steals vs. Stanford (2/8)… Registered a blocked shot on 2/13 at Oregon…Totaled four assists and 14 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting on March 1 vs. Utah… Recorded three assists vs. UCLA (3/5) in the Pac-12 Tournament. 

Was a McDonald’s All-America nominee…Holds the record for the highest field goal percentage at 45 percent at Mansfield Timberview High School…Averaged 13.9 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 3.2 apg and 3.7 spg…Was named team captain and Most Valuable Player in her junior and senior seasons…Received All-District honors her sophomore, junior and senior years and All-Region and All-State honors her senior year…Earned 2009 Hoopz 4 Her Jingle Jam Tournament MVP honors…Was named to the 2011 Mansfield Rotary Invitational Tournament Team…Was named Class of 2014 Most Athletic.

Born JaLea E. Bennett…Daughter of Leah Stanley Howard…Has three older brothers; Brandon, Robert and Anthony and one older sister, ReaJamé…Plans on pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice…Enjoys watching movies, sleeping and drawing.

There is a great atmosphere, great people and great opportunities.



14, 2x, last vs. Utah, 03/01/15


6, 3x, last vs. Utah, 03/01/15

FG Made

7, vs. Utah, 03/01/15

FG Att

9, at FIU, 11/28/14

3FG Made

1, 2x, last vs. UAB, 12/14/14

3FG Att

2, 2x, last vs. California, 02/06/15

FT Made

5, at Texas Tech, 11/21/14

FT Att

6, 2x, last vs. Washington St, 1/3/15


4, vs. Utah, 03/01/15


2, vs. Stanford, 02/08/15


3, vs. Arizona State, 01/08/15


32, vs. Utah, 03/01/15