5 Janelle Adams
5 Janelle Adams
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
High School: King
Position: G

As a senior, Janelle Adams is looking to lead the Vikings back to the postseason for a third straight year. A combo guard with good speed and athleticism, she will be the primary player to run the offense as CSU's point guard where her height and length allow her to survey opposing defenses. She can score in a number of different ways and has evolved into one of the Viking's top perimeter defenders.


• Started all 33 games, averaging 9.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 32.1 minutes per game.

• Recorded eight assists and three steals against Chicago State (3/19/11) in the WBI second round.

• Had 12 points with seven rebounds in WBI opening round win at IPFW (3/16/11).

• Scored six points with career-high tying 10 rebounds in Horizon League quarterfinal win over UIC (3/9/11).

• Scored 13 points with eight assists and six rebounds against UIC (3/5/11).

• Had 15 points, making 7-of-10 free throws at Wright State (2/17/11).

• Scored 16 points with six rebounds at Milwaukee (2/5/11).

• Neared a triple-double with 11 points, career-high 10 assists and seven rebounds versus Milwaukee (1/6/11).

• Tied career-high with 23 points (9-15 FG), adding seven rebounds against Western Michigan (12/3/10).

• Scored 12 points with eight boards vs. Toledo (11/23/10).

• Poured in career-high 23 points, adding nine rebounds, while playing all 40 minutes at Buffalo (11/15/10).


• Was one of the top players off the bench as a sophomore, averaging 5.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.

• Had career-high four steals along with six assists and and four points in Horizon League semifinal win at Green Bay (3/12/10).

• Finished with eight points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals at Milwaukee (3/4/10).

• Scored eight points with four rebounds and a then career-high tying four assists at Valparaiso (2/11/10).

• Tied career-high with 12 points (6-11 FG) in just 16 minutes of action at Detroit (1/30/10).

• Scored 11 points with five rebounds at Eastern Michigan (12/29/09).

• Had nine points and five rebounds at Kent State (12/5/09).

• Earned first career start vs. Iona (11/27/09), finishing with four points and a then career-high nine rebounds.

• Scored 12 points with seven rebounds at Wisconsin (11/22/09).

• Appeared in 31 games as the top wing-forward off the bench as a freshman, averaging 2.7 points and 2.1 rebounds in 10.4 minutes.

• Amassed eight points with three steals against Valparaiso (3/5/09).

• Scored seven points in 20 minutes at UIC (2/26/09).

• Grabbed six rebounds and blocked career-best three shots in win over Detroit (2/21/09).

• Scored eight points, hitting 4-of-8 from the field, against Green Bay (1/8/09).

• Scored five points with seven rebounds against Niagra (12/21/08).

High School

• Named conference player of the year, first team all-area and second team all-state as a senior after averaging 11.2 points per game.

• Led team to a 20-2 record, including a 14-0 mark in league play.

• Was ranked among the top-10 players in Wisconsin as a senior by Wishoops.net.

• Selected to compete in the WBCA All Star Game following her senior season.

• Chosen first team all-conference and third team all-state at the conclusion of her junior year.

• Averaged 15.1 points per game and led King to a 21-3 mark and berth in the state quarterfinals as a junior.

• Was a first team all-conference, third team all-area and honorable mention all state honoree as a sophomore.

• Honorable mention all-conference selection her freshman season.

• Four-year letterwinner in basketball, playing for coach Alina Cunningham.

• Played her first two seasons at King H.S. with former CSU forward Stephaine Crosley.

• Lettered two seasons as a soccer goalkeeper and led team to conference championship.

• Also earned two letters in cross country.


Born Aug. 17, 1990 in Milwaukee, Wis. . . . daughter of Jimmy and June Adams . . . has two brothers and one sister . . . member of high school honor roll and spanish honor society...liberal studies major.