As a Senior in 2012: Appeared in 15 sets at middle blocker ... averaged 0.93 blocks per set ... tallied two kills and two blocks versus Albany (8/25) ... collected three blocks against Loyola (9/8) ... recorded two kills and a solo block versus Oregon State (10/7) ... registered a season-high four blocks at Washington State (10/21) ... posted one kill and two blocks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Jackson State (11/30).
As a Junior in 2011: Played in 64 sets ... averaged 1.28 kills, 0.86 blocks and 0.11 aces per set ... posted five kills, two digs and two blocks in the season opener versus Delaware (8/27) ... tallied seven kills and six blocks against Notre Dame (9/2) ... registered season highs of 10 kills and a .421 attack percentage versus Duke (9/3) ... totaled nine kills, three digs, three blocks and a career high three aces against Florida (9/10) in the Nike Volleyball Big Four Classic championship ... tallied five kills and five blocks at California (9/13) ... recorded nine kills and three digs at UCLA (9/23) ... went 9-0-18 (.500) with a career high eight blocks against Arizona State (9/30) ... posted 13 blocks in two matches at the Oregon schools ... tallied two blocks in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Sacred Heart (12/2).
As a Sophomore in 2010: Appeared in 55 sets as a middle blocker ... averaged 1.55 kills, 0.35 digs and 0.64 blocks with a .415 attack percentage ... registered four kills on four occasions ... recorded two solo blocks at Saint Mary's (9/17) ... finished with six kills on 11 attempts for a .455 attack percentage against Washington State (10/16) ... registered 10 kills on 17 attempts with three digs and a .529 (10-1-17) hitting percentage at Washington State (11/12) ... also posted a season high four blocks against the Cougars ... recorded one kill and three block assists against Albany (12/3) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament ... followed up with three kills and a block assist against Colorado State in the Second Round ... hit .500 with 11 kills and a season-high tying four blocks in the Regional Semifinal win over Ohio State (12/10) ... posted a career highs of 12 kills and a .750 attack percentage in the Regional Final loss to USC (12/11).
As a Redshirt Freshman in 2009: Earned All-Pac-10 Freshmen team honors ... started 29 matches, appearing in 103 sets on the season ... recorded a career high eight kills versus Florida (9/4) ...posted a season-best seven digs against USC (10/30) ... registered a season-best seven blocks three times (vs. Washington on 10/10; at Washington State on 11/7; at Arizona on 11/20) ... hit .300 or better in nine matches on the year ... her 0.28 service aces per set in Pac-10 matches ranked third in the conference ... finished eighth in the Pac-10 in conference only matches with 1.07 blocks per set ... posted two kills and two blocks in her first NCAA Tournament appearance versus Long Island (12/4) ... had three blocks, including one solo, versus Saint Mary's (12/5) in the second round ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
As a Freshman in 2008: Did not appear in competition for the Cardinal ... redshirted her first year on The Farm.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School of Engineering Professionals in Houston, Texas ... lettered two years in volleyball, but missed senior year due to a thumb injury ... led team to back-to-back HISD District 4A Championships in 2005 and 2006 ... earned all-district recognition in 2005 and 2006 ... recognized for District 4A in blocks and kills ... ranked among PrepVolleyball's Top 10 Senior Aces (No. 10).
Club Competition: Played for Spike Sport from 2004-07, before joining the Texas Tornados as a senior ... led the Spike Sport 18 National Team to a first-place finish in the silver bracket at the Texas Lone Star ... three-time team MVP with Spike Sport ... led Texas Tornados 18 Mizuno team to a Junior Olympic berth in 2008, helping the team place in the silver bracket.
National Team Experience: Played for the USA Junior A2 National Team in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in 2007 ... also attended the High Performance Camp in 2007.
Personal: Daughter of Barbara and Timothy Walker ... has an older sister, Kimberly, and an older brother, Jeremy ... sister played volleyball at Grambling State University ... brother competed in track and field for Texas Southern, winning 2008 indoor and outdoor conference titles in the 400 meter dash and earning a No. 20 national ranking and No. 28 world ranking in the event ... graduated in June 2012 with a bachelor's degree in science, technology and society ... hobbies include coin collecting, listening to music, watching cartoons and reading books by Mitch Albom ... full name is Jessica Layshone Walker.