2012-13: Played in and started all 31 games for GWU … Was third on the team with 9.3 points per game … Was also fourth on the team with 5.4 rebounds per game … Totaled 289 points and 168 rebounds on the season … Recorded 23 blocks and 23 steals for the year … Also tallied 19 assists on the year … Shot 41.5 percent from the field overall on the season … Scored double digit points in 19 different contests on the year … Had a season-high 19 points in the road win at Kennesaw State … Poured in 16 points in the semifinals loss to Liberty at the Big South Championship Tournament … Also had 16 points in the road win at UNC Asheville … Recorded 15 points in the home win over Montreat and in the road loss at Winthrop … Pulled down a season-high nine rebounds in the home losses to Radford and Charleston Southern … Hauled in eight rebounds at Longwood, versus Campbell, at Presbyterian and versus High Point … Had two steals or more in seven different games … Registered a season-high five blocks in the win at Asheville … Played 20 minutes or more in 26 different contests on the season … Logged a season-high 34 minutes in the loss at Radford.
2011-12: Played in all 29 games, starting 24 as a true freshman ... Made her first career start in the home contest versus Appalachian State ... Averaged 5.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per game ... Was second on the team with 166 rebounds on the year ... Was also second on the team with 54 made free throws on the year ... Recorded 16 assists, 11 blocks and 12 steals on the season ... Averaged 24.4 minutes of action per game on the year ... Had a season-high 11 points at home versus Kennesaw State and Wofford ... Scored 10 points in the overtime loss at home to Presbyterian ... Hauled in double digit rebounds three times on the season ... Had a season-high 15 rebounds in the double overtime win at Radford ... Grabbed 14 rebounds in the home win over Coastal Carolina ... Also posted 11 rebounds in the loss at home to Presbyterian ... Her 12 defensive rebounds in the home win against Coastal Carolina ranks fourth for the most defensive rebounds by a player in a single game in GWU's DI history ... Played a season-high 38 minutes in the win at Radford and in the home loss to Presbyterian ... Recorded 30 minutes or more of playing time in six different contests.
High School: Lettered at Salisbury High School in Salisbury, N.C. ... Was ranked No. 32 overall at the wing position in the 2011 class by ESPN ... Also ranked as high as No. 24 overall in the Top-25 of 2011 for North Carolina and South Carolina by the Queen City Hoops Report ... A two-time All-Conference selection ... Named Team MVP her senior year ... Helped guide her team to three straight North Carolina Class AA State Championships ... Was a member of the Carolina Elite AAU team ... Also an all-conference selection in track & field her senior year.
Personal: Jessica Christian Heilig was born on October 28, 1992 in Salisbury, N.C. ... Daughter of John Heilig and Teheisha Hamilton ... Has three siblings in Quavist, Kadeja and Kayla ... Majoring in Sociology.
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13