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Jalana Childs
33  Jalana Childs
Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Timber Creek

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Experience:
4L

05/03/2012

Student-Athletes Host Powercat Choice Awards

ESPY-style show was held Thursday night in Bramlage

05/02/2012

SE: Childs Takes Game To China

The senior is apart of an U.S. all-star team's tour of China

05/01/2012

SE: And Down The Homestretch We Go

The 2011-12 athletics year is rapidly coming to a close

04/23/2012

Childs to Play on U.S. All-Star Team in China

2012 All-Big 12 first team selection to play nine games in China

03/28/2012

Women's Basketball to Hold Banquet April 16

Wildcats to celebrate 23rd 20-win season and 13th NCAA appearance

01/21/2012

No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 23 Kansas State

No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 23 Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

CHILDS' TROPHY CASE
• Signed a free agent contract with the Phoenix Mercury for the 2013 season
• Played with H.R. Le-Zion in the Israeli Basketball League in 2013
• Named 2012 All-Big 12 first team by league's coaches
• Named to 2012 Academic All-Big 12 second team
• Named as a candidate for the 2011-12 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
• Named to the 2011-12 preseason All-Big 12 honorable mention team
• 2012 Winter Big 12 Community of Champions recipient
• Named to 2010-11 All-Big 12 second team
• Named 2010 Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic MVP
• Named to the 34th Annual Blue Sky Classic all-tournament team
• 2009-10 Academic All-Big 12 first team
• Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Feb. 16, 2009)
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

CAREER
Jalana Childs' career stats (PDF)
• Ranks 18th in school history for career points with 1,237
• Ranks 28th in school history for career rebounds with 503
• Ranks tied for second in school history for career games played with 131

SENIOR (2011-12)
Played in and started a career-high 34 games... Played a career-high 1,090 minutes... Led the team and is sixth in the Big 12 for scoring (14.3 ppg)... Ranks 10th in the Big 12 in field goal percentage (.445)... Ranks eighth in the Big 12 for free throw percentage (.778)... Carded game-highs of 18 points and nine rebounds against BYU (11/16)... Recorded third career double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds against Hofstra (11/24) in Cancun... Notched 23 points against Purdue (11/25) in Cancun... Secured her third straight 20-point game with 20 points against Iowa (12/3)... Tallied a game-high 21 points and nine rebounds at Marist (12/29/11)... Scored 23 points on 10-of-18 shooting at Texas Tech (1/14)... Surpassed the 1,000-point mark against Oklahoma (1/17) with 16 points... Also moved into the career rebounding school rankings with eight boards against the Sooners... Tallied 22 points, on 11-of-19 shooting, five rebounds and two blocks against Iowa State (1/25)... Scored 16 points, including eight of the final 12 of the game, in K-State's win at Texas (2/1)... Tallied 18 points, including eight of the final 10 in the game, in K-State win over Kansas (2/12)... Registered a game-high 22 points against Oklahoma State (2/22), including 18 in the first half... Notched a career-high and school record for a Big 12 tournament game with 31 points on 13-of-23 shooting against Iowa State (3/8)... Also pulled in 10 rebounds and pocketed three steals against the Cyclones... Carded 15 points and eight rebounds against Princeton (3/17) in NCAA Tournament first round win.

JUNIOR (2010-11)
Played in 32 games and started 29... Saw action in a career-high 873 minutes this season... Ranks 19th in the Big 12 in scoring and second on the team... Ranks 15th in the Big 12 and 104th in the nation in field goal percentage (.454)... Scored in doubles figures in 20 games... Tallied 20 or more points four times... Notched 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting, five rebounds and two steals against Grambling State (11/12)... Registered 10 points, five rebounds and an assist against St. John's (11/13)... Tallied 18 points, five rebounds and tied her career-high with three blocks against Western Illinois (11/21)... Carded 18 points on 6-of-11 shooting and was 6-of-7 from the foul line at Iowa (12/5)... Also carded six rebounds, two assists and a steal against the Hawkeyes (12/5)... Led the Wildcats with 15 points on 7-of-13 shooting and pulled in five rebounds and dished out two assists against Middle Tennessee State (12/21)... Carded 11 points and four rebounds off the bench at Dartmouth (12/29)... Recorded 15 points and five rebounds against Vermont (12/30)... Registered second career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds against Oklahoma State (1/9)... Led K-State with 15 points and also pulled in seven rebounds and notched two steals at Texas Tech (1/15)... Scored a career-high 21 points, including a career-best 7-of-8 from the foul line, against Missouri (1/19)... Registered 17 points, five rebounds and two assists at Colorado (1/26)... Tallied 18 points, four rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Kansas (1/29)... Carded 17 points, five rebounds, a career-high three steals and dished out two assists against Texas (2/9)... Scored 21 points, including 19 in the second half, at Iowa State (2/13)... Also registered five rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal against the Cyclones... Notched 18 points, three rebounds and an assist against Colorado (2/16)... Recorded a career-high 22 points on 8-of-20 shooting, including 1-of-2 from beyond the arc, and 5-of-6 from the foul line at Nebraska (2/19)... Tied her career-high with 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting at Baylor (2/23)... Tallied a game-high 16 points while also dishing out two assists, picking up two steals and blocking a shot at Kansas (3/5)... Carded 14 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals against Iowa State (3/9).

SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
2009-10 Academic All-Big 12 first team selection... Named to Fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Played in all 32 games and started 31 games, including the final 27 games of the season... Led the Wildcats in field goal percentage (.427, 103-of-241)... Set career-highs in six statistical categories... Averaged a career-high 7.3 points (235 total points) and hauled in a career-high 4.4 rebounds (142 total rebounds)... Scored in double figures in 12 games... Grabbed a team-high 66 offensive rebounds, which was 46 percent of her total rebounds... Snagged five or more rebounds in 14 games... Finished third on the team with a career-high 17 blocked shots... Dished out a new career-high 28 assists... Set a new career-high with 15 points and seven made field goals against Kansas (1/9/10)... Scored 14 points, pulled in eight rebounds and dished out a career-high four assists against Indiana State (11/14/09)... Registered 10 points, seven rebounds and a new career-high three blocks at Arkansas (12/2/09)... Carded 10 points, hauled in eight rebounds and blocked a pair of shots against Missouri State (12/5/09)... Also blocked two shots at Iowa State (2/27/10)... Tallied 12 points and six rebounds against UTSA (12/21/09).

FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Finished first season in Manhattan averaging 3.2 points (105), 1.7 rebounds (55) and 0.3 assists (10) in 9.5 minutes per game (313)... Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week for Feb. 16, 2009... Made first career start against Oklahoma State (2/15/09) and responded with first career double-double with career-highs of 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting and a career-high 16 rebounds... The 16 boards were the most by a Wildcat during the 2008-09 season and the highest by a freshman since Shalee Lehning pulled down a school record-tying 20 against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 6, 2005... Tallied 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting against UTSA (11/23/08)... Registered eight points on 4-of-6 shooting and four rebounds in her second career start at Missouri (2/18/09)... Carded eight points and five rebounds in 21 minutes of action at Nebraska (2/25/09)... In first NCAA Tournament game, recorded six points, a rebound, an assist and a blocked shot against Drexel (3/21/09)... Notched six points, a rebound, an assist and a steal at Jacksonville (11/28/08)... Scored five points in Big 12 debut against Kansas (1/10/09)... Pulled in five rebounds in consecutive games against Alcorn State (12/5/08) and Arkansas (12/6/08).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
2007 All-Metro County selection... 2005-06 All-Orange County second team selection... Averaged 17 points per game with a field goal percentage of .600 and 14 rebounds per contest in 2006-07... Registered single game career-highs of 35 points and 19 rebounds, both during her junior season.

PERSONAL
Born April 13, 1990 in Detroit, Mich... Daughter of Leon Cobb and Ramona Salter... Has two brothers: Payton Franklin (14) and Lloyd Cobb (19)... Also has a sister, Jennifer Salter (20)... Major is hotel and restaurant management.