Women's Basketball

@ndwbb


11/28/2014

#2/1 Irish Face Kansas Sunday In Hall Of Fame Challenge Finale

Notre Dame to play Jayhawks as part of quadruple-header at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut (1 p.m. ET; live on ESPN3/WatchESPN).

Quiet, philosophical leader of the team ? a solid contributor as a shooting guard who will be asked to provide perimeter punch this season ? her career has been limited to date by various injuries ? when healthy, she is a key weapon ? has a quick release and keen eye from the three-point line ? also a superb ballhandler and passer with excellent court awareness ? ranks seventh on Notre Dame?s all-time three-point percentage list, hitting at a .369 career clip.

AS A JUNIOR: Sat out season while rehabilitating numerous leg injuries.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 24 games (eight starts) for Notre Dame, averaging 16.6 minutes per outing ? logged 3.4 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ? made 18 three-point field goals, one of five Irish players with at least 10 treys ? tallied seven points and three assists in win over Army ? poured in season-high 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting (including three three-point field goals) against Michigan ? tossed down nine points and three more treys at Purdue ? made first career start against USC, hitting all three of her shots and finishing with seven points in a career-high 33 minutes ? grabbed career-high four rebounds vs. Marquette ? notched nine points and added season highs of four rebounds and four assists in BIG EAST opener at Miami ? missed six games with strained left Achilles? tendon ? returned to action vs. Boston College, scoring six points on two three-point field goals ? tallied five points and two assists at Rutgers.

AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 25 games as a freshman and averaged 5.2 points ? started off her career with 11 points in 19 minutes against Valparaiso ? matched that performance with 11 points at Boston College on 4-8 shooting (3-5 3PT) ? scored 13 points in 23 minutes of action vs. Miami ? played 57 minutes in first four games of season without a turnover ? missed 11 of next 12 games ? returned to action in win over Connecticut with eight points in 16 minutes ? played 18 minutes in first-round action against Alcorn State, scoring five points and chipping in three assists ? scored career-high 14 points in second-round matchup with Michigan, netting four three-point shots ? scored five points in national semifinal game against Connecticut, playing critical minutes when Niele Ivey temporarily left game with injury ? scored two points in national championship game against Purdue .. played season-high 24 minutes vs. Pittsburgh ? averaged 20 minutes per game in three BIG EAST championship games with two three-point shots per game (6-13, .462) ? third on team in three-point field goals made (30) and attempted (79).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: Third-team Parade All-America selection ? a two-time Street & Smith?s All-America honoree, she also was named to the adidas and Nike All-America squads ? ranked as one of the top 30 prep players in the nation as a senior ? finished her career as the all-time leading scorer at Washburn Rural High School with 1,549 points ? averaged 21.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals in senior season ? scored a career-high 32 points in Emporia State tournament ? helped Lady Blues to state crown in 1999 after finishing in runner-up spot in 1998 ? led WRHS to a 23-2 record during the 1998-99 championship campaign ? team won four Centennial League titles and finished third at state tournament in 2000 ? played in L?adidas Roundball All-Star Game in Knoxville, Tenn., and KBCA All-Star Game in Topeka ? named Gatorade Player of the Year for state of Kansas and was chosen KBCA Miss Kansas Basketball ? three-time league MVP ? copped all-state, all-city and all-conference her last three years ? member of high school?s National Honor Society and a Kansas Honor Scholar.

PERSONAL DATA: Born Sept. 15, 1981 in Topeka, Kan. ? joins Anne Weese as first two Kansans to play for Irish ? enrolled in College of Arts and Letters with a major in psychology ? has earned Dean?s List recognition four times ? named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team the last three years ? was two-year member of the Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council ? the only Notre Dame player ever to wear No. 5.

CAREER HONORS

  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team - 2003
  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team - 2002
  • BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team - 2001

    Joyce's Career Statistics

    YearGP-GSFG-FGAPct.3FG-FGAPct.FTM-FTAPct.ORDRTRAvg.ATOBLKSPF-DMin-Avg.PtsAvg.
    2000-0125-045-11539.130-7938.010-1283.31020301.2291421010-0403-16.11305.2
    2001-0224-828-7139.418-5135.38-1844.4928371.529300714-0399-16.6823.4
    2002-03
    Did not play (injured)
    Totals49-873-18639.248-13036.918-3060.01948671.4584421724-0802-16.42124.3

    5
    Jeneka Joyce
    Jeneka  Joyce

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Topeka, KS

    High School:
    Washburn Rural

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Guard

    Birthdate:
    09/15/1981

  • Event Calendar

    Delta

    November 30
    W, 73-58
    Iowa
    Iowa City, Iowa (Carver-Hawkeye Arena)
    RECAP

    BTN
    WatchND
    BTN2Go Video Stream
    Live Stats: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=145520
    December 4
    W, 114-54
    Valparaiso
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
    RECAP

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    December 7
    7:00 PM
    UConn
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ESPN2
    WatchND
    Watch ESPN
    December 10
    8:00 PM
    DePaul
    Chicago, Ill. (McGrath-Phillips Arena)

    DePaulBlueDemons.com
    December 18
    2:00 PM
    Toledo
    Toledo, Ohio (Savage Arena)

    WatchND
    December 20
    7:00 PM
    Michigan State
    East Lansing, Mich. (Breslin Center)

    BTN
    WatchND
    December 27
    6:30 PM
    Chattanooga
    Chattanooga, Tenn. (McKenzie Arena)

    WatchND
    December 29
    7:00 PM
    North Carolina State
    Raleigh, N.C. (Reynolds Coliseum)

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    January 2
    7:00 PM
    Georgia Tech
    Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavilion)

    WatchND
    January 5
    7:00 PM
    Wake Forest
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    January 8
    3:00 PM
    Miami
    Coral Gables, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

    ESPN Flex
    WatchND
    January 12
    7:00 PM
    Pittsburgh
    Notre Dame, Ind.

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    January 16
    7:00 PM
    Tennessee
    Knoxville, Tenn. (Thompson-Boling Arena)

    ESPN2
    WatchND
    January 19
    7:00 PM
    Boston College
    Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

    WatchND
    January 22
    12:00 PM
    North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, N.C. (Carmichael Arena)

    ESPNU
    WatchND
    January 26
    7:00 PM
    Duke
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    January 29
    12:00 PM
    Virginia
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ESPNU
    WatchND
    February 2
    7:00 PM
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)

    WatchND
    February 6
    7:00 PM
    Louisville
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ESPN2
    WatchND
    February 12
    1:00 PM
    Georgia Tech
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    February 16
    7:00 PM
    Clemson
    Clemson, S.C. (Littlejohn Coliseum)

    WatchND
    February 19
    5:00 PM
    Syracuse
    Syracuse, N.Y. (Carrier Dome)

    ESPN2
    WatchND
    February 23
    7:00 PM
    Boston College
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ACC Network Extra
    WatchND
    February 26
    1:00 PM
    Florida State
    Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

    ESPN2
    WatchND

    Shop Now

    Nissan

    Auctions

    Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

    Gear Store

    Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

    Photo Galleries

    Canon

    St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka Vivid Seats