Jessieka Palmer


    La Marque, Texas

    High School:
    La Marque HS




    Jessieka Palmer


    Houston Outlasts Islanders, 68-66, in Friday Thriller

    Palmer's 20 points lead Cougars to second road win


    Houston Takes Down North Texas, 46-42

    Cougars use lockdown defensive effort to win Hughey Era opener


    Cougars Face North Texas to Start Regular Season

    Houston looks to build off of 63-point exhibition win


    Cougars Picked 11th in American Preseason Poll

    Hughey excited to build program at UH


    Cougars Set for American Media Day

    Hughey, Amerson, Palmer to represent UH in Big Apple


    Houston vs. Louisville

    Houston women's basketball


    Houston vs. UConn

    Houston takes on top-ranked UConn

    2013-14 Game-By-Game (PDF)
    2012-13 Game-By-Game (PDF)

    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012-13)

    SOPHOMORE (2013-14)

    Played in all 31 games, with five starting nods... Averaged 4.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game... Knocked down 46-of-153 (30.1%) field goal attempts... Was 21-for-67 (31.3%) from 3-point range... Scored in double-digits six times... Was 4-for-4 from long range and scored 18 points in the season-opener, against Mississippi State (11/8)... Set a career high with seven rebounds against the Bulldogs... Followed that with 16 points, including 3-for-6 from downtown, against Northwestern State (11/13)... Started against Texas A&M (11/17) and scored three points... Scored a dozen points at Creighton (11/23), including a pair of three-balls... Was 2-for-2 from 3-point range with six points at USF (1/29)... Went 20 games without hitting double-figures before scoring 16 points at Louisville (2/19)... Started four of the final five games after her breakout performance against the Cardinals... Followed that with 12 points against eventual National Champion UConn (2/22)... Played a season-high 35 minutes against the Huskies... Was 2-for-2 from three-range and scored eight points in the AAC Tournament win over Memphis (3/7)... Ended the season with a team-high 13 points against Louisville (3/8).

    FRESHMAN (2012-13)
    Appeared in all 30 contests as a true freshman, averaging 11.3 minutes per game... Posted 3.9 points per contest... Shot 32.1% (42-for-131) from the field, 15.9% (7-for-44) from 3-point range and 67.6% (25-for-37) from the free throw line... Also collected 16 assists, 11 steals and three blocks... Scored in double figures in four contests... Scored 10 points in collegiate debut at Mississippi State (11/9), becoming first Houston true freshman to score in double figures in her road debut since Sha'Ratta Hawkins (11/18/05)... Went 5-of-10 from the field against the Bulldogs and added an assist in 15 minutes... Posted a team-high 19 points in 27 minutes against Alabama (11/13), becoming first freshman to score in double figures in her first two contests since 2008... Was 8-of-19 from the field against the Crimson Tide, to go with two steals and a block... Buried another trey in the following contest at Yale (11/17), posting seven points in just nine minutes... Added nine points and a career-best three assists at McNeese State (11/20), going 5-of-6 from the free-throw line... Tallied 12 points in 16 minutes off a 4-of-11 effort from the field against Northwestern State (11/24) in the David Jones Classic... Poured on 13 points in 23 minutes of play at Texas Tech (12/30), going 2-of-5 from beyond the arc and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe... Contributed nine points off a 2-of-4 effort from the field and a 5-of-7 mark from the free-throw line in Houston's win over Southern Miss (1/24)... Tallied seven points in 14 minutes of action at UCF (2/28), going 3-of-8 from the field.

    Rated a four-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz... Tabbed as the No. 9 point guard and the No. 61 overall prospect nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz... Listed as the No. 14 prospect overall in the state of Texas and No. 44 overall nationally by Premier Basketball Report... Named the Galveston Daily News Most Valuable Player after averaging 19.7 points, 3.9 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game as a senior... Scored 40 points in a victory over Friendswood High in 2012... Named the District 24-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2009-10 and a first team selection in 2010-11... Averaged 16.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game during the 2010-11 season... Scored in double figures in 22 contests with three double-doubles... Chose Houston over UT-Arlington, UTEP, Southern Miss and North Texas.

    Full name is Jessieka Ra'Jene Palmer... Born on Oct. 29, 1993, in Texas City, Texas... Daughter of Phillip and Thyra Palmer... Has an older brother, Phillip, and an older sister, Cheresse... Lists WNBA star Maya Moore has her biggest sports influence... Majoring in health.

    Career Game Highs (as of 03/09/14)
    Points 19 vs. Alabama (11/13/12)
    FG 8 vs. Alabama (11/13/12)
    FGA 20 vs. UConn (2/22/14)
    3FG 4 vs. Mississippi State (11/8/13)
    3FGA 9 at Louisville (2/19/14)
    FT 6 vs. Louisville (3/8/14)
    FTA 7, 2x vs. Louisville (3/8/14)
    Rebounds 7 vs. Mississippi State (11/8/13)
    Assists 3 at McNeese St. (11/20/12)
    Steals 2, 2x vs. Tulsa (2/14/13)
    Blocks 1, 6x vs. Memphis (3/7/14)
    Minutes Played 28 at McNeese St. (11/20/12)


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