UC SANTA BARBARA 2012-13
Signed to play basketball as a freshman at UC Santa Barbara ... Appeared in three contests for the Gauchos ... Averaged 0.7 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game while shooting 50 percent from the field.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Chaparral High School, where she played for her father Michael Pino ... A two-time all-league selection as a volleyball player ... During her senior campaign average 1.9 kills and 1.4 blocks per set while compiling a .406 hitting percentage ... As a basketball player was a four-time All-Southwestern League selection, earning First Team honors three times and Second Team honors her freshman year ... She averaged 18.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2.4 blocks per game as a senior ... Named Female Athlete of the Year ... Scored a season-high 28 points vs. Esperanza on Dec. 27 ... As a junior she averaged 12.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 4.5 blocks per game ... Sophomore year she averaged 9 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 3 blocks per game ... Averaged 7.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 3.7 blocks as a freshman ... Increased her scoring average every season ... Led her team to a CIF Second Round appearance each season ... Named Scholar-Athlete all four years ... First Team All-Valley selection three times.
Competed for three years as a middle blocker with the Premier Volleyball Club in Temecula, Calif.
Jessica Lee Pino was born on April 21, 1994 to parents Michael and Brenda in Wildomar, Calif. ... She has an older brother, Jacob, who plays basketball at La Sierra University in Riverside, Calif. ... Favorite athletes are Kevin Garnett, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James ... Was also recruited by Cal Poly, New Mexico, Utah, Princeton, Portland State, USF, Fresno State, Cal State Northridge and Arizona ... Majoring in communications at San Diego State.