Women's Basketball

Emily Ben-Jumbo
Emily  Ben-Jumbo


Tualatin, OR

High School:
Tualatin HS





Lions Fall to Top-Seeded Zags

A valiant effort against the No. 1 seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs fell short late as LMU fell in the WCC Quarterfinals.


A Free Throw Advance

Sophie Taylor led LMU with 22 points and Olivia Lucero hit key free throws late as LMU topped Pepperdine, 68-67.


Lions Open WCC Tourney Versus Rival Waves

Women's basketball tips off WCC Championship play against Wells Fargo PCH Cup rival Pepperdine.


Ben-Jumbo, Lopez-Wood, Cast Honored

Emily Ben-Jumbo, Leslie Lopez-Wood and Makenzie Cast were among those honored by the WCC Tuesday.


Senior Day Victory

Senior Emily Ben-Jumbo had 21 points to lead LMU past Wells Fargo PCH Cup rival Pepperdine, 74-57, on Senior Saturday.


WBB | WCC Championships Preview

Senior Emily Ben-Jumbo and freshman Makenzie Cast talk about the upcoming WCC Championships.


WBB | Senior Reflection

Seniors Taylor Anderson and Emily Ben-Jumbo reflect on their careers at LMU.


WBB | Preview of LMU v CP

Emily Ben-Jumbo previews the upcoming game versus Cal Poly.


WBB | First Week of Team Practice

Women's basketball began official team practice on Sunday, Oct. 5.


WBB | Preview of LMU at SCU

Interview with Emily Ben-Jumbo previewing LMU's upcoming game at Santa Clara.


WBB | WCC Tourney Quarterfinals

Gonzaga 70, LMU 50


WBB | WCC Tourney First Round

LMU 67, Pepperdine 66


Women's Basketball vs. San Francisco - 1/24/15

Women's Basketball vs. San Francisco - 1/24/15 Photos by Jeff Golden


Women's Basketball vs. Santa Clara - 1/22/15

Women's Basketball vs. Santa Clara - 1/22/15 Photos by Jeff Golden


Women's Basketball USMC Team Building Exercise

Women's Basketball USMC Team Building Exercise on Jan. 5, 2015

At LMU...

Concluded her four-year career at LMU in 2014-15... averaged 5.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game... appeared in 119 games which ranked in a tie for third most all-time at LMU at the time of her graduation...

All-WCC Honorable Mention... WCC All-Academic Team... only Lion to start all 31 games... averaged a career-best 11.4 ppg along with 5.7 rpg... scored in all 31 games... scored in double figures 22 times... led the Lions in scoring five times... led the Lions in rebounds nine times... tallied four double-doubles including a 17-point, 11-rebound effort in the season-opener at Oklahoma State (Nov. 14), a 10-point, 10-rebound effort at UNLV (Nov. 17), an 11-point, 10-rebound effort against Hawaii (Dec. 20) and a 17-point, 10-rebound effort against Portland (Feb. 14)... poured in a career-high 21 points on 6-of-10 shooting and 9-of-12 from the charity stripe on Senior Day against Pepperdine (Feb. 28)...

Appeared in all 30 games, earning 29 starts... averaged 22.1 minutes, 6.6 points and 6.6 rebounds per game... scored in double-figures seven times and pulled down double-digit rebounds seven times... recorded a 12-point, 13-rebound double-double versus Portland (Jan. 25)... had a season-high 13 points versus Saint Mary's (Feb. 13)... was the female recipient of the 2013-14 West Coast Conference's individual sportsmanship honor...

Named a team co-captain as a sophomore... appeared in 28 games while earning six starts... averaged 2.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 10.8 minutes per game... scored in 18 of her 28 appearances... season-high eight points vs. San Francisco (Jan. 17)... pulled down a season-high six boards vs Portland (Jan. 19), vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 7) and vs. San Francisco (Mar. 7)...

Appeared in all 30 games and started 16 as a freshman... averaged 2.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and led the team with 24 blocks... scored in 20 games... recorded one double-double, a 15-point, 14-rebound effort at Cal State Northridge (Nov. 14)... had a career-high four blocks against Cal Poly (Dec. 19)...

High School...
Four-year letterwinner at Tualatin High School for Coach Todd Jukkala... team captain as a senior... ranked as the 120th forward in the country by Hoopgurlz.com... two-time First Team All-Pacific Conference... Honorable Mention All-State... named one of the strongest players in Oregon by SLAM Magazine... averaged a double-double of 12 ppg and 10 rpg as a senior... also played two years of soccer...

Emily Judith Benonaih-Jumbo was born on December 15, 1992 in Clackamas, Ore.... daughter of Ben Jumbo and Elizabeth Benonaih-Jumbo... youngest of four children with older sisters Vivian and Juliet and brother Sonny... chose LMU because it fit her desire to attend a private university in California with a fantastic basketball program... also considered San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, Pepperdine, Texas, and UNLV among others... volunteered with the American Cancer Society Race for the Cure and coaching at kids camps... member of Future Business Leaders of America... majoring in business...

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