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Meg Jefferson

Forward
Position
6'3''
Height
Junior
Class
Sydney, Australia
Hometown
Saint Columba’s Catholic College
High School / Club
Meg Jefferson - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21

  • Through the first three games of the season, led the ACC in shooting percentage and ranked sixth in the NCAA at 73.3 percent (17-of-22)
  • Led the team in scoring at 12.7 points per game before her injury in the James Madison game (12/3)
  • Made her first career start at UCF, scoring eight points (11/25)
  • Scored 16 points with eight rebounds against ECU (11/29)

2019-20

  • Played in 15 games, averaging 1.1 points per game in 5.5 minutes per game

High School/Club

  • Named the 2018 Sportswoman of the Year at Saint Columa’s Catholic College
  • At the club level, Jefferson helped her teams to the New South Wales state championships in 2015 and 2017 with a runner-up finish in 2016
  • Named to the 2019 New South Wales U-20 team
  • Played for the New South Wales U-18 team in the Australian national championships, averaging 15 points per game and added seven rebounds, finishing as the fifth leading scorer in the tournament

Personal

  • Her parents are Tamara Morris and Ion Jefferson and stepfather is Warren Morris
  • Has an older sister, Hannah Jefferson, and a younger sister, Tess Morris. Also has a younger brother, Lachlan Morris
  • Environmental sciences major
  • Recipient of the 2021-2022 Thomas J. Ryan Memorial Women’s Basketball Scholarship