42  Jake Robinson
Jake Robinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, N.C.

High School:
Pisgah HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 205

Position:
F


05/28/2013

Catamount Basketball Announces 2012-13 Year-End Awards

Reviewing Western Carolina's men's basketball season

Career Notes: Became Western Carolina's all-time career 3-pointers made leader in the home win over the College of Charleston, draining the record-setting trey at the 12:16 mark of the first half from the left wing after stepping back to bury the shot ... Finished his career with a school-record 278 made 3-pointers, sixth on the SoCon's all-time ledger ... Became the 38th Catamount all-time to eclipse the 1,000 career point plateau, doing so at home against Campbell ... Finished his career with 1,287 points to rank 22nd in the school record books at the time of his graduation ... Scored in double-figures 59 times during his Catamount career, including scoring 20-or-more points 11 times.

2009-10 (Senior): Played in all 34 games with just one start coming in what proved to be the season finale at Marshall in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament ... Named third-team All-Southern Conference by the media ... Was named to the NABC All-District 22 team ... Garnered the squad's Scholar-Athlete Award ... Named an ESPN the Magazine / CoSIDA first team Academic All-District III selection as well as a third team Academic All-America squad member ... Was also a two-time SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week recipient ... Finished second on the team in scoring at 11.7 points per game, a mark that ranked him 20th in the Southern Conference ... Scored in double figures 20 times in his final season including tallying 20-or-more points six times ... Ranked 11th in the SoCon in free throw percentage at 75.5% (74-for-98), seventh in 3-point field goal percentage, connecting on 84-of-208 attempts (40.4%) with his 2.5 3-pointers per game average eighth in the league ... Was named to the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic All-tournament team ... Twice matched his career-high of 25 points in a game - scored 25 at home against Duquesne and equaled that with 25 against mountain-rival, UNC Asheville ... Made three-consecutive 3-pointers during a decisive second half run in the road win over No. 29 Louisville ... Suffered a grade 2+ sprain of the UCL ligament on his right thumb of his shooting hand at Chattanooga in late January - did not miss practice or game action but did wear a protective brace the remainder of the season ... Closed his career with 21 points at Marshall in post-season play.

2008-09 (Junior): Appeared in all 31 games with 12 starts - opening the season with 10-consecutive starting nods before being relegated to the bench ... His average of 1.9 3-pointers made per game ranked 12th in the Southern Conference ... Averaged 9.2 points per game for the season, an average which hovered in double-digits until the final six games of the season ... Scored 10 points in the season-opener against No. 2 Connecticut, including two 3-pointers ... Reached double-figures in all three games in the Great Alaska Shootout including 16 against San Diego State with four made 3-pointers; 11 against Louisiana Tech; and 15 against Northern Illinois ... Made (7) and attempted (11) career highs for free throws against Northern Illinois, making 5-of-6 free throws inside the final 20 seconds to help seal the win over the Huskies ... Just missed the 20-point plateau with 18 in the overtime road win over Kent State, including three 3-pointers ... Led the Catamounts with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, in just 15 minutes against Tennessee Wesleyan ... Again paced WCU with a season-high 23 points in the win over Gardner-Webb ... Had his consecutive double-digit scoring string snapped at 12 games dating back to last season with only six points on 2-of-3 shooting at No. 23 Marquette ... Led WCU with his fifth career 20-point scoring effort with 20 against Georgia Southern in the home win ... Ended a three-game, double-digit scoring drought with 12 points in the home win over Wofford ... Drained three 3-pointers in the home win over Chattanooga representing the most made treys in 11 games ... Snapped a 10-game, double-digit scoring drought - the longest of his career - with 10 points in the SoCon Tournament against the College of Charleston.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Played in all 31 games for WCU making 15 starts ... Ranked second on the team - and 24th in the SoCon - with a 10.6 point per game average ... Scored in double figures 18 times, leading the team in scoring six times including four-straight to conclude the season ... Led the team with by shooting 87-percent from the free throw line ... Finished with 70 made 3-pointers, the fifth-best, single-season in school history ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range to score 12 points at Cincinnati ... Hit a game-high six 3-pointers to lead the Catamounts with a season-high 19 points against UNC Asheville ... Tied his seasonal high with 19 points two additional times in back-to-back contests at Appalachian State and UNC Greensboro in the last week of the regular season ... Made his first start of the season at Elon making one 3-pointer for three points in a season-high 30 minutes of court time ... Hit consecutive 3-pointers to close WCU to within nine points early in the second half at Illinois ... Returned to double-digit scoring for the first time in six games with 11 in the home win over Presbyterian ... Recorded his sixth double-digit scoring effort of the season against Davidson, going 5-8 from the field, including 3-5 from three-point range, scoring 13 points ... Finished with 15 points including three 3-pointers and a pair of two-handed slams inside the final minute in the home win over Elon ... Fouled out for the first time in his collegiate career at Wofford ... Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds in the victory over Chattanooga, to go along with his 10 points, including three clutch free throws in the final seconds to clinch the win ... Scored a team-high 16 points against UNC Greensboro on 5-10 shooting ... Led the Catamounts with 17 points including three made 3-pointers in the home win over Wofford.

2006-07 (Freshman): Appeared in 31 games as a true freshman, making eight starts ... Ended the year fourth on the team in scoring at 8.9 points per game, while shooting a team-high 40.5 percent from behind the three-point arc ... Also led the team in free-throw shooting with an impressive 91.7 percent clip at the line ... Ranked seventh in the SoCon in 3-point field goal percentage (40.5%) and 10th in 3-point field goals made (64, 2.06 per game) ... His 64 made 3-pointers as a freshman ranked tied for seventh on the single-season charts tied with Casey Rogers (1998-99 season) and David Donerlson (1988-89 season) ... Was named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... In his collegiate debut, sank 4-of-8 from long range in a win at UNC Asheville ... In Western's record-tying effort of making 15 treys versus Atlanta Christian, was 5-of-8 from beyond the arc ... Over a two-game span (versus Toccoa Falls and at Wofford), was 11-of-13 from 3-point range ... First, sank 5-of-6 3-pointers in WCU's win over Toccoa Falls, a game WCU made 10 treys on the night as a team ... Two nights later, drained 6-of-7 from beyond the arc as WCU once again connected on 10 treys as a team ... At Wofford, was 3-of-3 from long range in the first half ... Earned his first career start at #22 Clemson shooting 3-of-10 from the field, including 1-of-6 from 3-point range, scoring nine points and grab five rebounds ... Led Western with 13 points in the loss at South Carolina, hitting on 5-of-7 shots including 3-of-5 from downtown ... Went 5-of-8 from beyond the arc, matching his career-high with 20 points, including two clutch 3's late in the game to give WCU the overtime win against Wofford, boarding a career-high eight rebounds against the Terriers ... Posted career-highs in points scored (24), 3-point fields made, (7) and 3-point attempts (16) in a home loss to Chattanooga.

Prior to Western: Was the Catamounts' first signee from Western North Carolina since West Henderson's Joey Bryson, who played at Western in 1996, `98-99 ... Was tabbed the Western North Carolina (WNC) Player of the Year by the Asheville Citizen-Times after his junior (2005) and senior (2006) seasons ... As a senior, poured in an area-high 23.8 points per game to go along with 6.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists ... Led the Black Bears to the Western Athletic Conference regular-season title (24-2) and was tabbed the WAC Player of the Year ... With former Catamount great Henry Logan in attendance, Robinson set a school record for single-game points (53) in an 88-76 victory over Brevard on Feb. 8 ... Robinson played in the Carolinas All-Star Classic ... Finished career with 1,781 points ... As a junior, led the 2004-05 Bears to a 29-0 record and the North Carolina 2A State Championship ... Picked up first team All-State honors, Western Highlands Conference (WHC) Player of the Year honors and the 2A State Championship Most Valuable Player Award ... Averaged 19.14 points and 5.9 rebounds, while shooting 58 percent from the field, including 45 percent from 3-point range, and 82 percent from the free throw line ... In the spring of 2005, the Mountain Amateur Athletic Union presented Robinson with its annual Mark Lane Memorial Award, which goes to the top 1A/2A Male Athlete in WNC ... In his sophomore season, led Pisgah to a 25-2 record and the Bears won the WHC regular-season and tournament championships, while advancing to the sectional final ... Was named honorable mention All-State, second team All-WNC and all-conference, averaging 18.6 points and 6.62 rebounds ... Coached by Jimmy Cleaveland at Pisgah High.

Personal: Born Timothy Jake Robinson in November, 1987 in Asheville, N.C. ... Son of Amanda Robinson.

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