2008-09: Started 28 games and saw action in all 30 contests ... Averaged 35.6 minutes, 3.6 points, and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Led team in assists with 100, good for an average of 3.3 per game ... Second on the squad in minutes played with 35.6 ... Finished 10th in the Big Ten in assists ... Ranked ninth in the Conference with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.18 ... Scored a season-high 12 points against Purdue (1/11) and dished out a season-high eight assists against Western Illinois (11/29) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2007-08: Team captain ... Only player to start all 31 games of the season ... Led the team with 34.7 minutes a game and 80.6 free throw percentage ... Second on team in field goal percentage (.349), three-pointers (25), steals (34) and assists (96) ... Scored a career-high 13 points three times, most recently against Indiana (3/6) ... Nabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Marquette (12/17) and assists against Michigan State (1/17) ... Went 6-of-6 from the line against Dayton (11/9) ... Ninth in the Big Ten in assist/turnover ratio (1.17) and 10th in minutes played (34.68) ... Also eighth among Big Ten players in minutes played and assists.
2006-07: Did not compete due to NCAA transfer rules.
2005-06: At Syracuse -- One of two players to start all 27 games for the Orange ... First SU freshman since Julie Angelina in 1993-94 start every game ... ... Ranked in the top 20 nationally in freshman assists average (2.89) ... Ranked second in the Big East in minutes played per game (37.63) and 15th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (1.37) ... Fourth on the SU single-season list in minutes played average ... Logged 1,016 total minutes which ranked 10th on SU's single season ledger ... Played the entire game 11 times ... Led the Orange in 3-point field goals made (37) and 3-point field goal percentage (.339, 37-109) ... Ninth on SU's freshman scoring chart with 267 points ... Ranked sixth on the Orange's freshman assists list (78) ... Third on the team in scoring (9.9 ppg) Registered 13 double-digit scoring games ... Selected as the Big East Freshman of the Week on Dec. 5 ... Named to the Big East Honor Roll on Jan. 30 ... Tallied a game-high 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from floor, including four 3-pointers and a 2-for-2 performance from the free-throw line in her first collegiate game at Manhattan ... Her two free throws with four seconds remaining sealed SU's triumph against the Jaspers ... Her 20 points was the most by an SU freshman in her collegiate debut since Marva Cook scored 23 points versus Canisius on Dec. 2, 1979 ... Tallied eight points and set career highs with five rebounds and three steals at Niagara ... Career-high seven assists against Sacred Heart ... Scored 16 points and was 6-of-9 from the field against Colgate ... Matched her career high with four 3-pointers and tallied six assists versus the Raiders ... Scored a career-high 23 points, while making a personal-best seven free throws, and tying her career high with four 3-pointers ... Netted five points and dished out six assists against Massachusetts ... Recorded 13 points and played the full 40 minutes versus Binghamton ... Tallied 11 points at Albany ... Tied her career-high with seven assists and played all 40 minutes versus Quinnipiac ... Scored 13 points, including the game-winning three with 21 seconds to go at Cornell ... Was perfect from the field (5-for-5), including three trifectas and finished with 14 points versus Louisville ... Scored 11 points versus West Virginia ... Matched her career-high with five rebounds at Villanova ... Notched 11 points against Marquette ... Scored a team-high 15 points against Cincinnati ... Notched a game-best 17 points at Seton Hall ... Scored 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field, including 3-for-3 from beyond the arc, at Providence and played a career-high 45 minutes ... Forced overtime against the Friars, hitting a three with eights seconds left ... Finished with 11 points and added two assists at Rutgers ... Connected on all six of her free throw attempts against Connecticut ... Ended the season by hitting 12 straight free throws ... Member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Carmel High School ... Finished her scholastic career as the Corsairs all-time scoring leader with more than 1,700 points ... Also held the school's career assist record with 660 ... Averaged 16.4 points and 7.8 assists per game as a senior ... 2005 East Suburban Catholic Conference Player of the Year ... Named first-team all-state by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association as a senior ... Earned second-team all-state honors from both the Associated Press and the Chicago Tribune ... Three-time member of the Chicago Sun Times All-Area Team ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Earned all-state special mention accolades from the Chicago Tribune as a sophomore and junior ... Named second-team all-state by the IBCA and the Champaign News Gazette in 2004 ... Third-team all-state pick by the IBCA as a sophomore ... Averaged in double figures in each of her four seasons, including a career-high 18.1 points per game in 2002-03 ... Also a member of the Illinois Hustle U16 team that finished second at the AAU national tournament in 2003.
Personal: Born Jennifer Lynne Eckhart ... Daughter of Ed and Trish Eckhart ... One brother, Matt... Enrolled in the human development and psychological services program.
Eckhart's Career Stats
|Year ||G-GS ||MIN ||FG-A ||PCT ||3P-A ||PCT ||FT-A ||PCT ||REB ||AVG ||A ||BL ||ST ||PTS ||AVG|
|2007-08 ||31-31 ||1076 ||60-172 ||.349 ||25-81 ||.309 ||50-62 ||.806 ||87 ||2.8 ||96 ||2 ||34 ||195 ||6.3|
|2008-09 ||30-28 ||1067 ||33-100 ||.330 ||18-47 ||.383 ||24-34 ||.706 ||77 ||2.6 ||100 ||2 ||20 ||108 ||3.6|
|Totals ||61-59 ||2143 ||93-272 ||.342 ||43-128 ||.336 ||74-96 ||.771 ||164 ||2.7 ||196 ||4 ||54 ||303 ||5.0|