Nicole Jeschelnik - 2012
OH, 5-11, Jr.
Ladera Ranch, Calif./J Serra Catholic
Sophomore (2011): Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Played in 26 matches and made 10 starts • Saw time in 73 sets • Finished the campaign with 99 kills, 116 digs, 14 blocks, eight assists and four aces • Had four matches with double figures in kills and three with double-figure digs • Collected 10 kills and three digs against South Dakota State (8/26) • Notched 10 kills and 12 digs to go along with two blocks and two aces vs. BYU (9/2) • Had 10 kills and seven digs vs. Samford (10/22) • Followed that with 10 kills, 10 digs and a solo block vs. Chattanooga (10/23) • Posted 12 digs and six kills at Elon (10/16).
Freshman (2010): Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • SoCon Freshman of the Week Oct. 25 • Played in 38 sets and started in four matches • Tallied six kills in 15 attempts against Savannah State (9/6) • Posted kills in her first five SoCon matches, all in the month of October • Collected 22 digs and 13 blocks on the year along with one service ace • Posted nine kills at Davidson (10/21) and 16 at Appalachian State (10/24) three days later • Recorded six more in the 3-2 win over Furman (10/28) • Collected seven digs in the Furman home match • Played one set in the NCAA Tournament against Florida State (12/3) • Tallied two kills and a block.
Prep: Three-year letterwinner at J Serra Catholic High School and team captain one year (senior) • Was team MVP her senior year and was named first-team All-Trinity League and all-county honorable mention • Was a scholar athlete her junior season for the Lions and named Most Improved Player her sophomore season • Played two seasons with the Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club team, helping lead the squad to a 18-1 record in 2009-10 and 17-1 mark the year before • Began club ball with the Excel Volleyball Club in 2007-08 • Led the team to a 16-1 record.
Personal: Full name is Nicole R. Jeschelnik • Born Sept. 5, 1991, in Laguna Hills, Calif. • Daughter of Robert and Terri Jeschelnik • Hobbies include running, reading and hanging out with friends • Craziest ambition is to become a pro volleyball player • People would be surprised to know she played soccer for 10 years • Says her club coach, Christy Stoeckel, has been the biggest influence on her athletic career because "she made me the player that I am today."