NAME: Jenna Crittendon
COACH’S QUOTE -- “Since Jenna's arrival as an 8th grader, the program has gone 101-35 and become one of the top ten programs in Kentucky. She is a tremendous athlete who plays hard and is extremely versatile on both ends of the court.”– Patti Oliverio, Basketball Coach
SCHOOL: Ryle High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2012
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Full Scholarship for basketball
RESIDENCE: Union, Ky.
PARENTS: Mike Crittendon & Julie Aldred
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My uncle Clint Shockey"
FUTURE GOAL: Graduate Xavier, join FBI
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Jenna Crittendon has been a varsity starter for 5 years, and entering her senior season, the Ryle star was already in the school record books as the Lady Raiders' all-time leading scorer (1,376 points) and rebounder (685). She has added nicely to her record totals this season with big games vs. Simon Kenton (31 points-10 rebounds), Louisville Sacred Heart (30 points-10 rebounds) and Meade County (26 points-10 rebounds). She also led the Lady Raiders to the 33rd district championship and was named district tournament MVP. Her junior year, Jenna averaged 13 points-10 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists and earned numerous honors, including being named a NKY Div. I All-Star (coaches), 1st team NKY (Enquirer), and 2nd team all-state (Louisville Courier-Journal). An honor roll student active in community service, Jenna will continue her basketball career next season at Xavier University. Her favorite athlete Tim Tebow, favorite entertainer is Adam Sandler, and most-like-to-meet is Geno Auriemma.
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