Grad transfer Leonard inks with CU women's hoops
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Grad transfer Leonard inks with CU women's hoops
Nashville native Jemilah Leonard inked scholarship papers with CU women's basketball for the 2018-19 academic year.

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Nashville native and graduate transfer Jemilah Leonard to scholarship papers this week for the 2018-19 academic year.

Leonard played two seasons at Tennessee State University, averaging 3.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in 16.2 minutes per game as a freshman in 2013-14, seeing action in all 30 contests. As a sophomore she registered 3.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 14.2 minutes per game while playing in 29 outings. She scored in double figures three times as a freshman and twice as a sophomore.

Leonard averaged 14 points, four assists, three steals and three rebounds per game as a senior at Hillsboro High School. She was a four-year starter for coach Cherish Stringfield, helping the Burros to a district championship while earning All-City and All-Region honors as a sophomore. She earned All-District and All-City accolades as a junior as well.

She is the daughter of Frederick Leonard and Adrienne Jones.