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Rice 3, Marshall 1 Oct. 11, 2013 Tudor Fieldhouse
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Career: Finished her career ranked third all-time in sets played (460) ... third in career blocks (513) ... third in career block/assists (419) ... fourth in blocks per set (1.12) ... 13th in career kills (1,178).
2014 (Sr.): Became the 10th Owl to ever earn AVCA All-American honors (Honorable Mention) ... Selected to the AVCA Southwest Region Team ... Named to the C-USA All-Conference First-Team for the first time in her career ... Was the only player in C-USA to earn both an Offensive Player of the Week (10/6) and Defensive Player of the Week (9/8) awards ... Named to the All-Rice Invitational II Team ... Earned the Owls' Hard Hat award ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... ranked 33rd in the nation and second in C-USA in hitting percentage (.375), a mark that was second-best in Rice history ... third in C-USA in total blocks (117-team leader) ... 17 matches with 10 kills or more ... had a career-high 17 kills in a win at FIU (Oct. 31) ... posted five or more blocks in nine matches, including a season-high seven on three different occasions.
2013 (Jr.): Named an AVCA Southwest Honorable Mention ... awarded the Rice Hardhat Winner ... selected to the All-Rice Invitational II Team and the All-Bulldog Invitational Team ... started in all 30 matches, leading the Owls in kills (337), kills per set (3.04), total attacks (715), attack percentage (.299), total blocks (123) and blocks per set (1.11) ... ranked 123 in the nation in blocks per set (1.11) ... ranked fifth in C-USA in total blocks (123) and was seventh in blocks per set (1.11) ... 15th in C-USA in hitting percentage (.299) ... 18th in C-USA in total kills (3.04) ... Named Preseason All-Conference USA ... recorded double-digits kills in 20 of 30 matches, including a season-high 21 in a win over Houston Baptist (Sept. 13) ... made a season-high 11 blocks in the season-opener against Fresno State (Aug. 30).
2012 (So.): Selected AVCA All-Midwest Regional Honorable Mention and named Second Team All-Conference USA ... Ranked second in C-USA in blocks per set ... Posted 135 blocks (1.18 per set), good for ninth on Rice's single-season blocks list... Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8 ... Posted 19 kills, 13 blocks, 27.5 points and hit .285 over two matches that week to earn the award ... Posted a .337 hitting percentage and 32.5 points in three matches against nationally-ranked opposition ... Had double digit kills in 11 matches ... Hit .500+ in five matches ... Posted 7+ blocks in seven matches ... Had a season-high 16 kills against East Carolina (Oct. 14), posting a .538 attack percentage, earning a co-season-high 18 points ... Hit .688 (12K-1E-16TA) at Memphis (Sept. 21), a season-high ... Posted a co-season-high 18 points at UAB (Sept. 23), with 15 kills, 5 blocks and 2 aces ... Notched 11 blocks against Arkansas State (Aug. 25) ... Had 14 kills and hit .407 against then-No. 7 Purdue (Aug. 31)
2011 (Fr.): Named to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team ... selected the Rice Newcomer of the Year ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Team leader in blocks with 138 (1.18 blocks per set)... Ranked fifth in Conference USA in blocks... Registered double-digit kills in 9 matches... Pounded a team-high 16 kills vs. Delaware in first collegiate match with a .357 hitting percentage... Co-team-high 7 kills vs. #6 Stanford... 11 kills in 3-2 win over Georgia Tech... 11 kills vs. Cincinnati... Posted 7 kills vs. North Dakota and vs. Sam Houston State with a block solo and 6 block assists... Had a block solo and 5 block assists vs. SFA... Block solo and 10 block assists vs. Tulane and 10 kills with a block solo and 4 block assists vs. Southern Miss... 7 kills at Tulsa... 11 kills and 7 blocks in first match at Marshall... 7 kills and 2 block solos and 3 block assists vs. UCF and team-high 11 kills vs. UTEP... 7 kills (1 error) in 18 attacks for a .333 hitting percentage with 3 block solos and 3 block assists vs. Memphis... 7 kills and 7 block assists at UTEP and 10 kills and 10 blocks (3,7) at UCF... Second on team with 12 kills (.611) with 3 blocks in match two vs. East Carolina... 7 kills vs. Tulsa and 9 kills vs. SMU with match-high 6 blocks... Team and career-high 17 kills (.462) with 7 blocks at Southern Miss... 4 blocks and 6 kills at Tulane... 7 kills and 8 blocks (2,6) at Houston.
High School: A 2011 graduate of La Porte High School... Played for coach Alison Kley... Four-year starter and four-year letterwinner... District 21-5A MVP... First Team All-District 21-5A (2009 and 2010)... Offensive Player of the Year... During her senior campaign, tallied 409 kills (3.8 kps), 101 blocks, and 89 digs... Team posted 28-10 record... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Full name: Jillian Alana Humphrey... Born: Oct. 7, 1992... Parents: Allen and Jennifer Humphrey (two brothers, one sister)... College: Hanszen.
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