LWSN highlights a local native that plays college athletics or college team with former Louisville stars that are every Monday. If you have a suggestion on a female athlete to highlight , send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s feature is on Butler alum Jaelynn Penn who is now shining at Indiana University playing basketball.
Penn shined at Butler is now doing the same at IU as a freshman. The Hoosiers are currently 7-8 and Penn has started in all 15 games.
The former Bearette can do it all and is averaging 9.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and one steal per game. Penn has made 45 of 128 (35.2 percent) from the field including 17 of 58 (29.3 percent) from three-point land.
While at Butler, Penn helped guide the Bearettes to two state championships, three Sixth Region titles, and four 22nd District titles.