Jelisa Caldwell

Jelisa Caldwell


Macon, Ga.

High School:
Westside Macon HS



A versatile guard...can play any position on the perimeter...shoots the ball well...creates shots for herself and her teammates.

As a Senior in 2010-11
Recorded her first career double-double in the C-USA Championship Game against Tulaneafter scoring 27 points and grabbing 12 boards (3/12/11)...Named the 2011 C-USA Championship MVP and to the All-Tournament Team...Was a career-best 7-of-8 from the line against the Green Wave...Scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Memphis in the C-USA Semifinals (3/11/11)...Had a career-high six assists at Southern Miss (2/27)...Scored 14 points and pulleddown a career-highnine boards vs. ECU (2/20/11)...Scored 12 points vs. Tulane (2/17/11)...Scored 11 points at Tulsa (2/6/11)...Recorded 10 points vs. Marshall (1/23/11)...Scored 14 points at SMU (1/16/11)...Recorded 14 points and five assists vs. Southern Miss (1/9/11)...Recorded nine points and a career-high five steals at Rice (1/6/11)...Scored 11 points vs. Valdosta State (1/2/11)...Scored 15 points vs. Tennesee Tech (12/29/10)...Recorded 21 points at Wright State (12/22/10), including connecting ona career-high five three-pointers...Scored a career-high 30 points after shooting 12-of-19 from the floor vs. Jacksonville (12/20/11)...Totaled seven points and two rebounds at Savannah State (11/30/10)...Scored seven points on 2-of-6 field goals and one three pointer in the win over Western Kentucky (11/27/10)...Recorded 15 points against Richmond (11/26/10)...Scored 10 points and had a career high six rebounds in win over Iona(11/19/10)...Totaled three points and a rebound in season opener against Florida(11/13/10).

As a Junior in 2009-10
Started games against Marshall (1/08/10) and East Carolina (1/10/10)...After scoring just two points combined in the first six games, scored a season-high 12 against Florida State (12/16/09)...Knocked down 5-of-7 and both of her three-point attempts in 24 minutes against the Seminoles...Scored her first basket of the season at FAU (12/12/09).

As a Sophomore 2008-09
Played in 16 games for UCF in 2008-09, averaging 2.2 points per game...Hit nine three-pointers, good for fourth on the team...Drained two clutch threes in the second half to help UCF force overtime at East Carolina (2/15/09)...Knocked down two threes and scored six points at Memphis (1/8/09)...Scored a season-high eight points at Florida Gulf Coast (12/7/08)...Tallied six points at Alabama (12/03/08)...Scored seven points against No. 6/7 Baylor...Started three games for the Knights.

As a Freshman in 2007-08
Played in each of the team's 30 games her freshman season with 10 starts ... Averaged 5.6 ppg and 2.0 rpg ... Led the team in free-throw percentage with a .765 (26-of-34) clip from the charity stripe ... Was second on the squad in three-point field goals made wtih 23 made treys on the season ... Played 30 or more minutes on five occasions ... Dished out a career-high four assists vs. UTEP (2/24/08) ... Scored a career-high 20 points in the team's road win at Rice (1/20/08) ... Made 9-of-10 free throws in that game against the Owls ... Made a career-high four three-pointers vs. Southeastern Louisiana (12/15/07) ... Brought down a personal-best six rebounds and played a career-high 37 minutes of action at Miami (12/2/07) ... Went 7-of-8 from the free-throw line, finishing the game with 12 points vs. Bethune-Cookman (11/28/07).

Prior to UCF
A four-year letterwinner under coach Deb Baber at Westside Macon High School ... Averaged 13 points and five assists per game and shot 40-percent from three-point range in her senior season ... Earned first-team all-state and second-team All-Middle Georgia honors for her efforts ... Selected as the Region 3-AAAA South Player of the Year ... WMHS team went 96-31 over the four years, including a 27-7 mark during her senior season.

Daughter of Thomas Caldwell, Jr. and Julie Ann Pope...Has a younger sister, Sheena...Majoring in Interpersonal Organization Communications with a minor in marketing...Born in Perry, Ga.

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