Charlotte Women's Basketball BIO
Jai Forney
Player Profile:
Jai Forney 696799
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Butler
Experience: 2 Letters

2011-12: Started a team-leading 29 games...One of the 49ers best perimeter defender...Had 19 games with at least three assists...Recorded her first career 20-point scoring game with a career-high 21 points at Virginia Tech...Scored 13 of her 21 points in the first half of the Virginia Tech game...For the first time in her career she tallied double-figure free throws made and free throws attempted with 10 free throws made and 11 free throws attempted against Virginia Tech...Solid game with 12 points, six rebounds and five assists at Long Island....Tied for the team-high with 17 points against Florida...Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds at Florida State...Scored 13 points against Auburn...Recorded her second straight double-figure scoring game with 11 points against Albany...Tied her career-high six assists against Furman...Solid game with nine points, six rebounds and three assists at Xavier...Another solid all-around performance with 11 points (5-for-7 from the field), eight rebounds, five assists and two steals at George Washington...Scored a team game-high 16 points, grabbed a season-high nine rebounds and dished out three assists at Temple....Solid game with 11 points and five assists against Massachusetts...Solid game against Saint Joseph's with 10 points and a career-high seven assists in a career-high tying 36 minutes....Scored 11 points with a career-high tying three steals in 35 minutes at Saint Louis...Scored 11 points off the bench against Richmond...Scored 13 points against Wake Forest in the WNIT.
Played in a school-record tying 37 games...Had 14 games with at least three assists recording four assists against Florida in WNIT...Recorded her second career double-figure rebounds game with 11 boards against Saint Louis...Gave the 49ers quality minutes off the bench against Iona with five rebounds, three assists and two steals...Another solid performance off the bench against Hampton with eight points, seven rebounds and two assists...Made her first start of the season and the fifth start of her career against Savannah State...Tied her career-high with three steals against East Carolina...Scored six points, grabbed five rebounds and recorded two assists and two steals off the bench against VCU...Solid game off the bench with eight points and two assists in 16 minutes against Nicholls State...Recorded her first double-figure scoring game of the season and the third of her career with 11 points off the bench against Virginia Tech..Recorded her second straight double-figure scoring game with 10 points off the bench against Temple...Against Temple she connected on a career-high two three-point field goals on a career-high four three-point field attempts...Recorded her third career double-figure rebounds with 12 boards off the bench against #6 Xavier in the A-10 Tournament...Scored 10 points off the bench against South Carolina...Scored the game-winning basket with 53 seconds left in overtime against Florida.

2009-10: Became only the third Niner to ever be named A-10 Rookie of the Week after she claimed the honor on January 11...She was named A-10 Rookie of the Week after averaging 8.5 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists while shooting 44% from the field in Charlotte's two games that week...Recorded her first career double-double and the first double-double by a Charlotte freshman since Wendy Stywalt (January 12, 2007) when Forney recorded her first career double-figure scoring game with 14 points, while grabbing 14 rebounds at Duquesne, January 9...Recorded her second double-figure scoring game of the season with 10 points against Massachusetts...Enjoyed one of her best games with six points, six rebounds and four assists against UNC Asheville...Played double-figure minutes 21 times...Made her first career start at Dayton (February 3) and started four games. 

High School: Played in the 2009 East-West All-Star game...Named West MVP of the Charlotte Pro-Am All-Star game...Two-time Queen City Conference Player of the Year...A McDonald's All-American nominee...As a senior, she averaged 14.3 points, 7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 3.6 assists en route to earning Charlotte Observer second-team All-Mecklenburg County honors...Named third-team Charlotte Observer All-Mecklenburg County as a sophomore and junior...A two-time selection to Charlotte Weekly's Super Team...Named to the 2008 Bojangles Shootout National Tournament All-Tournament team...Played her first three high school seasons at West Mecklenburg High School, where she helped the team reach the state playoffs three times...As a senior, she starred at Butler High School and helped Butler tally a 30-2 record and a Top 50 national ranking...MVP of the Junior Fab Five Camp...In 2008, she was named West Mecklenburg High School Athlete of the Year and was three-time West Meck's Girls Basketball MVP...In 2009, she was ranked 15th in the Southeast Hoops Report, ranked 69th in All-Star Girls Report, ranked 77th in the ESPN Rise Top 100 as well as being ranked in the Collegiate Hoops Report Top 100.

Personal: The daughter of Brandy Elaine Williams...Major is Africana Studies ...Born August 15, 1991.


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