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11 Ty Jerome
Ty  Jerome

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
New Rochelle, N.Y.

High School:
Iona Prep

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 192

Position:
G

03/16/2017

No. 5 UVA vs. No. 12 UNC Wilmington

NCAA Tournament First Round 3/16/2017

03/04/2017

USATSI Gallery - Pittsburgh @ No. 23 Virginia

USATSI Gallery - Pittsburgh @ No. 23 Virginia

02/25/2017

Virginia 70, NC State 55

Photos from No. 18 Virginia @ NC State on February 25, 2017.

01/24/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 12 Virginia @ No. 14 Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery - No. 12 Virginia @ No. 14 Notre Dame

01/14/2017

USATSI Gallery - No. 19 Virginia @ Clemson

USATSI Gallery - No. 19 Virginia @ Clemson

2016-17 SEASON

• Registered career highs in points (15), field goals (6), 3-pointers (3) and minutes (24) at Villanova (1/29/17) 
• Scored in double figures in both games at ACC Tournament, putting up 11 against Pitt (3/8/17) and 10 vs. Notre Dame (3/9/17)

2016-17 SEASON


• Played all 34 games, including four starts
• Averaged 4.3 points, 1.5 assists and 1.6 rebounds
• Shot 47.3 percent from the field, 39.7 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line
• Made collegiate debut at UNCG (11/11/16)
• Recorded five assists in 23 minutes vs. Grambling State (11/22/16)
• Scored five points vs. Ohio State (11/30/16)
• Recorded career highs in assists (6) and blocks (2) vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Tallied five points and five assists at Boston College (1/18/17)
• Scored eight points at Notre Dame (1/24/17)
• Registered career highs in points (15), field goals (6), 3-pointers (3) and minutes (24) at Villanova (1/29/17) 
• Scored seven points vs. Virginia Tech (2/1/17)\
• Tallied nine points at Syracuse (2/4/17)
• Recorded eight points at Virginia Tech (2/13/17)
• Scored 13 points vs. Duke (2/15/17)
• Had career-high four steals in first career start at NC State (2/25/17)
• Recorded 13 points vs. Pitt (3/4/17)
• Scored in double figures in both games at ACC Tournament, putting up 11 against Pitt (3/8/17) and 10 vs. Notre Dame (3/9/17)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
 
• Earned four varsity letters at Iona Preparatory School from 2013-16
• Averaged 24.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists before season-ending hip surgery in 2015-16
• Named First-Team All-State, Westchester Player of the Year, First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-Metropolitan and team MVP after averaging 20.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a junior in 2014-15
• Averaged 12.0 points and 3.0 assists as a sophomore in 2013-14
• Tallied 7.0 points and 2.0 assists per game as a freshman in 2012-13
• Member of the Honor Roll

PERSONAL
 
• Ty Jeremy Jerome
• Born in New York, N.Y.
• Son of Mark Jerome and Melanie Walker
• Has two brothers, Kobe Jerome and John Recupero, and two sisters, Maya Recupero and Olivia Jerome
• Enjoys video games, music and movies, and spending time with friends and family
• Chose Virginia because of the great coaching staff, players, chemistry, family atmosphere and academics
• Career goals are to play basketball professionally and coach
• Volunteers for the Iona Prep Basketball Camp and Share the Ball clinics
• Chose Virginia over Creighton, Columbia, Davidson, George Washington, Harvard, Northwestern, St. John's, Stanford, Temple and Villanova
• Undeclared major

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