Wake Forest Athletics Helps With Freshmen Move-In Day
Finished his career as a two-year letterwinner for the Deacons from 2011-13 ... Joined the squad as a non-scholarship player in October 2010 after transferring from NCAA Division III Albion College in Albion, Mich., where he played during the 2009-10 season ... Sat out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Served as a valuable member of the scout team for three seasons... Combo guard with deep shooting range ... One of four Michigan natives to play for the Deacons in the modern era, joining David Rasmussen (1992-93), Kyle Visser (2004-07) and Anthony Fields (2012).
Saw action in eight games off the bench, including six in conference play ... Averaged 1.1 points and 0.3 rebounds in 1.3 minutes per game ... Scored nine points on the year and had three steals, two rebounds and an assist ... Went 1-for-3 from the floor and 3-for-7 at the free throw line on the season ... Tallied a steal vs. Furman (Dec. 18) ... Scored three points on a three-point play late in the game at Maryland (Feb. 2) ... Also had a steal in the game that led to the layup against the Terrapins ... Had two points and a rebound vs. Florida State (Feb. 9) ... Went 1-for-2 at the free throw line at FSU (Feb. 26) for his only point of the night ... Scored two points and had a steal at NC State (Mar. 6) ... Went 1-for-4 at the free throw line vs. Virginia Tech (Mar. 10) ... Also saw action vs. Iona (Nov. 17) in the Paradise Jam ... Named to the Dean's List and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Played in four games off the bench, including three in conference play ... Missed 17 games while rehabbing a knee injury suffered the previous May ... Had surgery on the knee in mid-June and was cleared to play in mid-January ... Made his collegiate debut at Virginia (Feb. 8) and finished with a rebound in two minutes on the court ... Also saw action at Miami (Feb. 18), vs. Boston College (Feb. 25) and vs. Maryland (Mar. 8) in the ACC Tournament.
Did not see any game action due to NCAA transfer rules ... Served as a member of the scout team in practice after joining the team in the fall.
A 2009 graduate of Herbert Henry Dow High School in Midland, Mich. ... Played for Coach Dave MacDonald at Dow ... Earned three varsity letters in basketball and three in golf during his prep career ... Named first team All-Saginaw Valley Conference after junior and senior seasons ... Selected to the Detroit Free Press All-State team and the BCAM All-State team as a senior ... Also named to the Saginaw News Dream Team as a senior ... Two-time Midland Daily News Dream Team selection ... As a senior, averaged over 22 points, five rebounds and five assists ... As a junior, helped lead the Chargers to a 15-5 overall record and an 8-2 mark in conference play ... Scored 30+ points in a game eight times during his prep career ... Member of the Saginaw Valley Conference All-Academic Basketball Team ... Named first team All-Saginaw Valley Conference for golf during his junior year ... Also named Dow's Team MVP for golf as a junior.
Given name is Spencer Christopher Jennings ... Son of Peter and Martha Jennings ... Father graduated from the Wake Forest School of Law in 1985 ... Has one older sister, Gretchen, who graduated from Wake Forest in 2010 ... Born May 21, 1991 in Midland, Mich. ... Wore No. 30 in high school ... Graduated in May 2013 with a degree in communication.