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    Maya Jonas
    Maya Jonas

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Whitefish Bay, Wis.

    High School:
    Whitefish Bay

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    G



    07/31/2014

    Know a Newcomer: Maya Jonas

    Q&A with incoming NU women's basketball freshman Maya Jonas

    07/30/2014

    'Cats Conquer Sports Performance Scavenger Hunt

    Marks the end of summer training competition

    Before Northwestern: Led Whitefish Bay in scoring and rebounding all four years ... Four-time All-North Shore Conference honoree ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Ranked No. 2 player in the state of Wisconsin and top wing in the state by WisSports.net ... Ranked No. 8 in the Midwest by Midwest Girls Basketball Report ... Named Whitefish Bay NOW's Player of the Year in 2014 ... Associated Press All-State Third Team honoree in 2014 ... WBCA Division 2 First-Team All-State ... 2014 North Shore Conference Player of the Year ... 2014 Suburban Player of the Year ... Named Second Team All-Area by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in 2014 ... As a senior, she led the Blue Dukes and the entire North Shore Conference in scoring (14.7), rebounding (10.5), assists (3.8) and blocks (3.3) ... Named Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Player of the Week on Jan. 27, 2014 after recording 27 points, 22 rebounds, four steals, four blocks and four assists in a narrow 71-70 victory over Germantown and followed that up with 15 points and eight rebounds in Whitefish Bay's 11th-straight win ... Helped Whitefish Bay advance to the WIAA sectional finals as a sophomore when she averaged 12.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.5 steals ... Guided the team to the regional championship each of her four years at Whitefish Bay ... Led Whitefish Bay to the state finals her freshman year ... Described as a "Center-Guard" ... 2014 WBCA Academic All-State honoree ... National Merit Finalist ... National Honor Society member ... Played on the same AAU team, WBA Prestige, as fellow NU freshman Lydia Rohde.

    Personal: Born Maya Fairchild Jonas ... Daughter of Jeff and Jenny Jonas ... Has a younger sister Emma and younger brother Owen.

    Coach McKeown: "We are really excited about Maya's decision to come to Northwestern. She is one of the top student-athletes in the country and brings agreat passion for basketball to our program. All through her recruitment, she emphasized how important a family atmosphere was to her and I think she found that at NU, as well as one of the top academic schools in America. Maya is really unselfish and has the ability to play anywhere on the floor. She has a great future at Northwestern!"

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