Women's Basketball

14 - Janelle Saling
Janelle Saling
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lathrop, Mo.
High School: Lathrop
Previous College: Highland Community College (Kan.)
Position: G

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Made two starts in 25 appearances... Named the team's Unsung Hero at UMBC's annual varsity banquet... Registered three double-digit scoring games... First on the team in three point field goals made (34), ranking ninth all-time among UMBC juniors... Averaged 1.4 three point field goals made per game... Poured in a career-best 16 points at Binghamton (March 1) by knocking down five-of-eight shots from beyond the arc... Knocked down two shots in five minutes of play versus Vermont (Jan. 18)... Made her first start in a Retrievers' uniform versus Maine (Jan. 8)... Came off the bench to knock down a pair of threes in the opening half against Binghamton (Jan. 4)... Averaged 8.5 points in 22.3 minutes per game in four December contests... Hit 7-of-16 three point baskets and averaged 11.0 points per game at the James Madison Invitational (Dec. 29-30)... Pulled down a career-best four rebounds and added 10 points against Ohio (Dec. 30)... Scored 12 points after hitting four-of-eight shots from long range versus Norfolk State (Dec. 29)... Provided a spark off the bench for the Retrievers and drained three shots from downtown for nine points against VCU (Dec. 7)... Knocked down a three against American (Nov. 20) for her first Division I points... Saw her Retriever debut against UMES (Nov. 16)... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UMBC: Played two seasons at Highland Community College… A National Junior College Athletic Association Region 6 Honorable Mention in 2012.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 17.5 points and 5.3 rebounds per game as a senior at Lathrop High School… Earned All-Conference First Team honors as a freshman, junior and senior… An All-District First Team selection in 2008 and 2011... Also lettered in softball and track at Lathrop… A honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Joni and the late James Saling… Mother Joni played softball and basketball at Southwestern Iowa Community College and Graceland University… Has an older brother, Joel, and a younger brother, Josh… Born June 12, 1993… Majoring in health administration and policy program with a focus on pre-nursing.



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