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Volleyball: Jessica King

Jessica King

  #8
  Position: MB    Ht.: 5-8
  Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
  Previous School: El Rancho HS
  Eligibility: Jr.  Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 2012
    • D2ADA Academic Achievement Award [R]
    • South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll [R]
  • 2011
    • South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll [R]


2012 - [Season Stats]
Played in all 34 matches as a sophomore, with 33 starts... Finished third on the team with 242 kills, for an average of 1.94 per set...  Led the team with 91 total blocks for an average of 0.73 per set, with 21 solos and 70 assists... Seven matches with double-digit kills, with a season high of 12 in the NCAA Tournament victory over Flagler (11/29)... Season-high of 6.0 blocks at Lander (10/16)...

2011 - [Season Stats]
As a freshman, played in 29 matches with 28 starts... Had 190 kills, for an average of 1.74 per set... Led the team with 88 total blocks for an average of 0.81 per set, with 7 solos and 81 assists...  Six matches with double-digit kills, with a season high of 14 in back-to-back matches against Tusculum (10/29) and at Catawba (11/4), hitting over .500 in each match... Hit .220 for the season.


Prior to Newberry
Lettered three times in volleyball at El Rancho HS (Pico Rivera, Calif.)... Del Rio League first team junior and senior seasons... Del Rio League second team sophomore season... finished second in the Del Rio League junior season... was on the honor roll all four years in high school... earned a letter on El Rancho's track team.
Personal
Daughter of Valerie King… favorite movie is Remember the Titans… likes to listen to Wale and J. Cole… favorite television show is Spongebob Squarepants… enjoys psychology classes… likes to eat BBQ chicken… favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers… favorite book is Fried Green Tomatoes… likes to watch football, play volleyball and listen to music… favorite quote is, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” – Philippians 4:13… hopes to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California… greatest athletic moment was going to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and winning the game point…