Jennica  McPherson
9  Jennica McPherson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, WA

High School:
Kennedy

Height:
5-11

Position:
Opp.

Birthdate:
01/03/1993

Experience:
4V


11/28/2016

Volleyball Primed for NCAA West Regional

WWU is making 5th consecutive NCAA II West Regional appearance

06/28/2016

Volleyball Announces 2016 Schedule

Vikings are coming off historic season reaching the NCAA II Final Four

06/10/2016

26 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate Saturday

Graduating student-athletes were part of a group that won the GNAC All-Sports Championship every year

12/10/2015

Volleyball Advances to Final Four With 3-1 Win Over Rockhurst

Kayleigh Harper leads the way with 16 kills and 10 blocks on a .552 hitting percentage.

09/29/2015

WWU topples Simon Fraser for 11th straight win

No.15 Vikings bounce back after dropping opening set

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WWU Career (2012-15): Finished her WWU career with 770 kills (21st in WWU history), 127 service aces (13th in WWU history), 1,167 digs (9th in WWU history) and 177 total blocks (21t in WWU history)...played in 391 career sets and 114 matches during her WWU career...one of just 11 players in program history to record 1,000 digs...2013 First-Team GNAC All-Star...helped lead WWU to four consecutive NCAA II Tournament appearances...led team in aces all four years of her career.

2015 (Senior):
  • Played in all 33 matches and 117 of 118 sets during her senior year.
  • Named Honorable Mention GNAC All-Star.
  • Led the team with 454 digs (3.88), ranking 8th in the GNAC.
  • Amongst GNAC leaders also ranked 8th in hitting pct. (.290), 9th in service aces (0.28) and 29th in points per game (2.56).
  • Recorded double-figures in digs in 26 matches, including pair of 26-dig matches for her career-high.
  • Named to NCAA II National Championship All-Tournament Team.
  • Tallied 7 double-doubles (Kills/Digs), including 3 of 5 postseason matches.
2014 (Junior):
  • Played in 26 matches, making 23 starts...appeared in 94 sets.
  • Credited with 163 kills (1.73 average per set), 240 digs (2.55) and 42 blocks (0.45), and led team with 28 service aces.
  • Recorded four double-figure kill matches, tying career high of 15 at Seattle Pacific (9/25).
  • 12 matches with 10+ digs...season-high 22 digs vs. Northwest Nazarene (10/4).
2013 (Sophomore):
  • First-Team GNAC All-Star.
  • Started all 27 matches and appeared in all 88 sets.
  • Had 226 kills (2.57) on .222 hitting, 243 digs (2.76), 36 blocks (0.41) and team-leading 30 aces.
2012 (RS Freshman): 
  • Played in all 28 matches and 92 of 96 sets.
  • Ranked 2nd amongst GNAC ace leaders with team-leading 0.39 average per set (36 total).
  • Recorded 5 aces vs. Cal State Los Angeles (8/29) and MSU Billings (9/14).
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to compete in Washington State Coaches Association All-State series and was Seamount League Player of the Year as senior at Kennedy High School ... Recipient of school's senior student-athlete award ... Helped Lancers win league title and place seventh at Class 3A state tournament ... Seattle Times Athlete of the Week ... Team captain and team MVP ... First-team all-league and team MVP as junior ... Played on league championship squad ... Had tumor discovered that season which required Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery with nearly 20 percent of right lung being removed ... Seattle Times Athlete of the Week ... Honorable mention all-league as sophomore on league championship team that finished eighth at state ... Three-year letter winner ... Also earned one letter in basketball as sophomore, playing on state title-winning squad ... Competed on Island Thunder volleyball club team, being named Puget Sound Region all-star and Emerald City Classic tournament MVP in 2011.

PERSONAL: Graduated in 2016 with a degree in Kinesiology ... Her father, Bruce, was professional yacht racer ... Both her mother and grandmother attended WWU.

SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS:
Kills: 15, Alaska Anchorage, Oct 19, 2013 ; at Seattle Pacific, Sep 25, 2014
Attacks: 51, Alaska Anchorage, Oct 19, 2013
Attack pct: .565, vs Rockhurst, Dec 10, 2015 (14-1-23); at Alaska Fairbanks, Nov 16, 2013 (13-0-23)
Assists: 5, vs Cal State East Bay, Sep 05, 2013 ; vs Holy Names, Sep 05, 2013
Serve aces: 6, vs BYU-Hawaii, Sep 11, 2015
Digs: 26, vs CS San Bernardino, Dec 06, 2015 ; at Central Washington, Sep 24, 2015
Blocks: 6, Central Washington, Oct 02, 2014 ; at Central Washington, Sep 24, 2015
Block solo: 1, 13 times
Block assist: 5, Central Washington, Oct 02, 2014 ; vs Minnesota-Duluth, Sep 05, 2015 ; at Central Washington, Sep 24, 2015



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