Jordyn Cambridge - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#3 Jordyn Cambridge Season 2019-20


Class Sophomore
Height 5'9"
Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
High School Ensworth
Major Human Development Studies

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Student-Athlete Features — Cambridge’s Calling
The Athletic — The Vanderbilt-Kentucky sister showdown that didn’t happen, but will
Tennessean – Vanderbilt basketball seniors Jordyn Cambridge and Brinae Alexander embrace last ride in SEC Tournament 
Tennessean – How Jordyn Cambridge’s ‘no tomorrow’ mentality helped Vanderbilt women top Kentucky
Fox17, WZTV Nashville – Dores’ Duo taking the lead into SEC Tournament
Vanderbilt Hustler – Feeling Right at Home: Brinae Alexander and Jordyn Cambridge want to build a winner in their backyard
Vanderbilt Hustler – Two years removed from two knee surgeries, Jordyn Cambridge is Vanderbilt’s defensive anchor


  • 2023-24 All-SEC Defensive Team
  • 2021-22 All-SEC Defensive Team
  • 2019-20 All-SEC Defensive Team
  • 2023-24 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2021-22 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Vanderbilt Career

  • The program’s Steals Queen, as she holds the program’s career and single-season steals records
  • Her 351 career steals are the most in Vanderbilt basketball history, by either gender
  • Seventh all-time in steals in SEC history
  • Collected a Vanderbilt women’s basketball single-season record 129 steals during the 2021-22 season
  • 2023-24 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist
  • Three-time All-SEC defensive team selection (‘20, ‘22, ‘24)
  • Only Commodore to amass over 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 400 assists, and 300 steals in their career
  • Her 438 career assists are ninth most all-time at Vanderbilt
  • Became the 40th Commodore to score 1,000 career points at Vanderbilt
  • Her 1,037 career points are 36th all-time at Vandy
  • She is the second player in program history to earn six letters, joining Candice Storey Lee

As a Graduate Student (2023-24)

  • Named to the All-SEC Defensive Team
  • Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist
  • Led the SEC in steals with 117, which were also third-most in NCAA Division I
  • Her 3.55 steals per game average paced the SEC and was third-highest in the nation
  • Improved her offensive game tremendously in her final season as a Commodore, as she shot a career-best 34.5 percent from the floor and hit a career-high 44 3-point field goals after having made only 30 career 3-pointers entering the season
  • Scored a career-high 28 points in a win over Northern Iowa (Nov. 25) in Las Vegas
  • Had four games where she scored 20 or more points
  • Had three or more steals in 26 games
  • Her 117 steals in 2023-24 are third-most in a single in program history
  • Scored her 1,000th career point and broke the program’s all-time steals record against Georgia on Senior Day in what was her final game at Memorial Gymnasium
  • Dished out a career-high 12 assists in a win at Kentucky (Jan. 11)
  • Had a season-best eight steals vs. Radford (Dec. 31), which is tied for the sixth-most in a single game at Vanderbilt
  • Second on the team in double-doubles with six
  • Led the Commodores in scoring in seven games, while she led the team in steals in 26 games and assists in 20 games
  • Started and played in all 33 games after missing the 2022-23 season due to a preseason Achilles injury
  • Led the team in minutes played at 1,146

As a Graduate Student (2022-23)

  • Was injured in preseason practice and did not play in a game

As a Senior (2021-22)

  • Named to the All-Defensive SEC Team
  • Named to Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Watch List
  • Became the first NCAA Division I men’s or women’s player to reach 100 steals and 100 assists on the season (Feb. 20 vs. Ole Miss)
  • Led the SEC and the nation in total steals
  • Ranked first all-time in program history with 129 steals in a single season, averaging 3.9 steals per game
  • Ranked second all-time in program history with a single-game high 10 steals vs. Albany (Dec. 8)
  • Eighth-most steals in a career in program history with 230, the most by an individual in the program since 2009
  • Notched the first postseason triple-double in Vanderbilt women’s basketball history, third in history, with 15 rebounds, 13 points and 10 assists against Texas A&M during the first round of the SEC Tournament
  • Second ever triple-double in an SEC Tournament game, other was Terese Edwards, Georgia, 1986
  • Notched several double-doubles this season – vs. Jacksonville State (Nov. 21) with 14 points and 10 rebounds, vs. Albany (Dec. 8) with 10 points and 10 steals, and vs. Auburn (Jan. 30) with 19 points and 10 rebounds in win over Auburn (Jan. 30)
  • Led the team with 146 assists and 5.3 assists per game
  • Second on the team with 185 rebounds, led team in defensive rebounds with 124
  • Third on the team with 354 points and 10.7 points per game
  • Posted career-high 24 points in win over Murray State (March 17) in the first round of the WNIT
  • Career-high 15 rebounds and 10 assists against Texas A&M (March 2) during the first round of the SEC Tournament
  • Started in all 32 games played
  • Ranked nationally: 46th in assists, 73rd in assists per game, 54th in minutes played, first in steals, third in steals per game, and eighth in triple doubles
  • Rank in the SEC: 18th in rebounds, 21st in rebounds, 27th in free throw percentage, 13th in free throws made, 10th in free throws attempted, third in assists, fifth in assists per game, first in steals, and first in steals per game

As a Junior (2020-21)

  • Did not play during the shortened season due to injury

As a Sophomore (2019-20)

  • All-SEC Defensive team
  • Started all 30 games
  • Led SEC and finished 18th nationally with 85 steals and 2.83 steals per game
  • 10th-most steals in a season in school history (85) and most since 2007-08
  • Second on the team with 105 assists (3.5 per game)
  • Only major conference player with 80+ steals, 100+ assists and 150+ rebounds (one of five players nationally)
  • First Vandy player with 100+ assists and 80+ steals in a season since Jade Huntington had 100 and 87 in 1989-90
  • Finished with 210 points (7.0 per game), 157 rebounds (5. 2 per game) and 14 blocks
  • Scored in double figures 12 times and had three or more steals in 19 games
  • Season-high 18 points in win over Jacksonville State (Nov. 5)
  • Season-high seven steals in win over Saint Louis (Nov. 17), most by a Commodore since 2008
  • Double-double with 11 points and season-high 10 rebounds in win over Columbia (Dec. 29)
  • Season-best eight assists at Auburn (Feb. 2)

As a Freshman (2018-2019)

  • Saw action in 24 games after missing four due to injury
  • Averaged 3.3 points
  • Averaged 15.4 minutes per game

The Cambridge File

  • Product of the Ensworth School in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Led Ensworth School to 25-4 record and Division II-AA state championship as a junior
  • Division II-AA Miss Basketball finalist as sophomore and junior
  • Averaged 14 points/game, 5.4 rebounds/game and 2.1 assists/game
  • Division II-AA state championship MVP
  • Three-time Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Division II all-state recipient
  • 23rd-ranked overall prospect nationally according to ESPNHoopGurlz
  • 4th-ranked guard ESPNHoopGurlz
  • Daughter of Desmond Cambridge and Latresha Malone
  • Has eight siblings: brothers Jalon, Desmond, Devan, Jasiah and Micah and sisters Jaidyn, Kennedy and Jaloni