Juergens Transfers to DePaul

According to a published report, Olivet Nazarene guard Jennifer Juergens has transferred to DePaul University to play for women's basketball coach Doug Bruno.

Steve Tucker from the Chicago Sun-Times today reported that Jennifer Juergens has enrolled at DePaul and will be eligible beginning with the 2009-10 season. Juergens will have two years of eligibiity remaining. She played both basketball and softball at Olivet Nazarene in NAIA last season.

Juergens originally signed with Loyola University out of high school before transferring to Olivet Nazarene. As a freshman at Loyola, Juergens started in 26 games and averaged 6.1 ppg.

As a senior at Bishop McNamara High School in Kankakee, Juergens averaged 24.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.5 spg and 2.2 apg. She holds the career scoring record at Bishop McNamara where she scored 2,093 points. Jennifer also holds the school's single-game record with a 40 point output against Hillcrest during her senior season.

She was a three-time IBCA All-State selection and a McDonald's All-American nominee. Juergens was a first team All-State selection by the Associated Press as a senior.


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