MINERS

Jenzel  Nash
24  Jenzel Nash

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Worthing HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Experience:
2L

02/20/2015

UTEP Looks To Get Back In Win Column At UTSA Saturday

Tip-Off Slated For 12:30 P.M. MST

02/11/2015

UTEP Women To Open Three-Game Road Swing At Charlotte Thursday

Miners Looking For Second Straight Win

02/06/2015

All Tickets $2 For 2 P.M. Tilt With FIU Saturday

Miners Looking To Get First Win In Month Of February

01/28/2015

UTEP Women Open Up Roadswing At UAB Thursday

Miners Will Play Five Of The Next Seven On The Road

01/01/2015

UTEP To Ring In New Year With C-USA Opener At Home Vs. North Texas Friday

Miners Are 7-2 In League Lidlifters Since Joining C-USA

11/19/2011

Post-Game Interviews (vs. Houston Baptist, 11/19/11)

Post-Game Interviews (vs. Houston Baptist, 11/19/11)

04/05/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Rutgers

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/24/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Saint Mary's

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/14/2014

Photo Gallery by Brian Kanof

Woman's Basketball vs Southern Miss

02/22/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs ECU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/05/2014

UTEP Women's Basketball vs Louisiana Tech

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2014 C-USA Sixth Player of the Year
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012, 2013 & 2014)

2014-15 (RS JUNIOR): Will sit out the 2014-15 season due to personal reasons.

2013-14 (RS SOPHOMORE): Named C-USA Sixth Player of the Year ... played in 34 games, starting two of them ... averaged 11.5 points per game, the second-highest figure for the Miners ... 11.5 points per game ranked 27th best in C-USA ... set a career-high in steals for the season with 48, good enough for third best on the team ... converted 72.3% of her free throws (102-141) ... ranked second on the team in free throw attempts and free throws made ... poured in a season high 24 points on 11-of-18 shooting from the field against Tulsa (1/11) ... also against Tulsa, pulled down a season-high seven rebounds ... had four 20-plus point performances off the bench ... rolled in 86 points in the final seven games of the regular season (12.3 ppg) ... at C-USA tournament against Louisiana Tech (3/13), she scored 23 points off the bench ... averaged 9.6 points per game in the WNIT.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Took a redshirt after tearing her ACL in the exhibition game against St. Mary's.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): High-energy player who appeared in 32 games, including three starts ... one of eight Miners with a scoring average of at least 5.0 (5.1) ... was third on team total steals (31), tied for third in free throws made (45) and fourth in free-throws attempted (67) ... poured in career-high 25 points to go along with seven rebounds and seven steals in OT triumph at Tulane (1/15) ... sparked the school-record-tying biggest comeback in program history with 17 second-half points against Memphis (1/8) ... had first five points and nine total during a 17-0 UTEP to open second stanza ... scored 18 points against Houston Baptist (11/19) ... had eight points to key UTEP rally vs. UAB in Conference USA semifinal (3/9).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Named to the 2011 Parade Magazine All-American team after pouring in 37.7 ppg to top the country in scoring for the high school girls' regular season while starring for Worthing High School in 2010-11 ... believed to be the first signee of the UTEP women's basketball team to be so distinguished in the 35 years of the publication's award ... aiding her scoring average was a campaign-high 64 points against Booker T. Washington ... also posted game averages of 8.7 rebounds, 5.4 steals and 4.4 assists, and was voted as VYPE Magazine's Girls' Basketball Player of the Year ... her efforts helped the squad post a mark of 20-7 as a senior, which was the fourth straight 20+ victory season during Nash's prep career ... team secured district championship with a mark of 10-1 ... stormed onto the scene as a freshman in 2007-08, tallying 16.7 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.1 spg and 1.2 apg to help her squad go 21-12 ... jumped up to 24.2 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 3.6 spg and 2.3 apg as a sophomore before piling up 27.3 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 5.2 apg and 4.5 spg as a junior ... graduated in the top-15 percent of her class.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Barbara Maxwell and Lawrence Thomas ... is a criminal justice major ... has six brothers and one sister ... favorite basketball player is Steve Nash ... started playing basketball at the age of 11 ... enjoys singing, dancing and joking around with her friends in her spare time ... favorite color is hot pink ... favorite musician is the late Michael Jackson.