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  Stephanie Blackburn

Stephanie Blackburn

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Ursuline Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH

05/16/2007

2006 Volleyball Photo Gallery

2006 Volleyball Photo Gallery

10/06/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan 9/30/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

2007:Is the first player ever at Ohio to record over 1,400 kills and 1,600 digs ... Named first-team All-MAC for a third consecutive season and was selected to the MAC All-Tournament Team ... Ranks in the top 10 in Ohio history in kills (1,465, 4th), digs (1,680, 2nd), service aces (162, 3rd), points (1,726.5, 6th), matches played (133, t-3rd) and games played (453, t-5th) ...Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Four Second Team ... In conference action, ranked ninth in hitting percentage (.302) and third in service aces per game (0.53) ... Selected to the Denver Pioneer Classic and Shamrock Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Named to the Diet Coke All-Tournament Team after leading the Bobcats to victories against No. 9 Minnesota and No. 12 San Diego ... Has 16 double-doubles on the season ... Had 10 kills and 14 digs in the win against Minnesota (Aug. 31) ... Playing as the libero, collected 21 digs against San Diego (Sept. 1) ... Had a season-high 25 digs against Louisville (Nov. 24) at the libero position ... Posted six straight double-doubles (kills/digs) from Sept. 21-Oct. 6...Had a season-high 23 kills against Miami (Sept. 28) and hit .410 ... Tied a career-high and a team season-high with five service aces against Bowling Green ... Against Notre Dame had 20 kills and 11 digs.

2006: Played in all 33 matches of the season, including playing 32 as a starter ... Reached the 1,000 mark in both career kills and digs with 1,136 and 1,242, respectively ... Totaled 374 kills for a 3.22 kills per game average ... Lead the team with a season total of 54 ace serves ... Totaled 498 digs on the season which is fifth on Ohio's all-time list for most digs in a single season ... Placed fourth on Ohio's all-time list for career digs with 1,242 ... Season-highs include 18 kills vs. Notre Dame, 26 digs vs. Wisconsin, six assists at Davidson, six blocks at Central Michigan and a .585 hitting percentage vs. Buffalo ... Totaled 20 double doubles for a career total 46 ... Named All-MAC First Team for the second straight year ... All-Tournament team selection at the Holiday Inn Express Invitational and the USD Invitational .. Finished third on the team with 464 points ... Ranked 71st in the nation with 0.47 aces per game and 163rd with 4.29 digs per game ... Named MAC East Player of the Week on Oct. 9.

2005: Tallied 10 kills and 14 digs in Sweet 16 match versus Arizona ... Recorded a career-best 21 digs versus Alabama ... Recorded 19 digs versus St. Mary's ... Selected to the All-MAC First Team ... Tallied 14 kills and 12 digs in quarterfinals of MAC Tourney ... Posted a team-high 20 kills with 15 digs versus Bowling Green ... Recorded a team-high 18 kills against Miami ... Tallied 12 kills and 12 digs versus Central Michigan ... Hit a season-best .600 versus Kent State ... Posted 20 kills and 13 digs with a career-high four blocks against Miami ... Recorded 13 kills and 14 digs versus Bowling Green ... Tallied a team-best 18 kills versus Western Michigan ... Set a career-high with four total blocks against Akron ... Posted a team-high 16 kills against Buffalo ... Recorded 13 kills and 10 digs versus Ball State ... Tallied 13 kills and 14 digs against Eastern Michigan ... Posted 14 kills and 16 digs versus Buffalo ... Recorded team-high 19 digs in win over Akron ... Tallied 13 kills and 12 digs against No. 16 Tennessee ... Recorded 17 kills and 15 digs against Iona ... Tabbed East Division Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 29 ... Named to Courtyard by Marriott Airport Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 4.00 kills and 3.67 digs per game ... Posted 18 kills and 18 digs in win over Wake Forest ... Recorded career-best 27 kills and 19 digs against Idaho.

2004: Named All-MAC Second Team and MAC All-Freshman Team... Played in all 102 games and led the Bobcats in double-doubles with 12... Finished second on the team in kills (335) and digs (299)... Had 17 kills and 17 digs in the Bobcats two NCAA Tournament matches... In a return to her hometown she recorded 13 kills and nine digs as the Bobcats beat Cincinnati... Averaged 3.64 kills and 2.82 digs per game in helping the Bobcats to the MAC Tournament title... Hit for a career-high .680 while leading the team with 17 kills at Northern Illinois... Led the attack at home versus Kent State with a .647 hitting percentage from 13 kills on 17 attempts... Earned her second MAC East Division Player of the Week award of the season following her performances at Toledo and Bowling Green... Scored 11 kills on 21 attacks against Toledo... Recorded 12 kills in a win over Central Michigan... Had 11 digs in wins against Buffalo and Kent State... Was named MAC East Division Player of the Week as a result of her performance in the Bobcats' win over Pepperdine, recording a freshman season-high 19 kills and 49 attacks as well as a season-high 15 digs... Named to the all-tourney team at the CSU Classic... Had three aces and eight digs in a win against St. John's... Tallied nine kills in a three game win over Florida A&M... Registered seven kills, seven digs, and three assists in Bobcat debut against Virginia Tech.

High School: Played on Ohio state championship squad in 2002 while team finished as runners-up in 2001 and 2003... 2002 Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year... Three-time Ohio First Team All-State, First Team All-City, and First Team All-GGCL selections... All-City Player of the Year as a junior... 2002 and 2004 AAU National Tournament All-American... tournament MVP and member of 2002 AAU National Championships.

Personal: Majoring in pre-medicine... Daughter of John and Elizabeth Blackburn... Sister Michaele is a Bobcat teammate... Born November 24, 1985.