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  Michelle Jantsch

Michelle Jantsch

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mission Hills, Kan.

High School:
St. Teresa Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

Career Honors
First Team All-MAC (2009) ... All-MAC Tournament Team (2009, 2008) ... Academic All-MAC (2009, 2008) ... Second-team All-MAC (2008) ... Big Orange Tournament All-Tournament Team (2008) ... All-MAC Freshman Team (2007).

As a Junior (2009)
First Team All-MAC, All-MAC Tournament and Academic All-MAC selection ... MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week (November 16) ... Currently ranks second all-time with a .342 career hitting percentage (minimum 200 kills) ... Her .383 hitting percentage last year was the best all-time by a Bobcat (minimum 100 kills) ... 1,342 assists were eighth-highest single-season output at Ohio (sixth during the rally-scoring era) ... Third all-time with 3,439 assists (second during the rally-scoring era) ... Fifth all-time during the rally-scoring era with 96 service aces ... 10th all-time during the rally-scoring era with 138 block assists ... Recorded five double-doubles, all during the final 10 matches of the season including the two NCAA Tournament contests ... Led the league in assists... Finished tied for seventh in the MAC in service aces with 0.28 per match ... Had 45 assists and a season-high 14 digs in the NCAA match against Michigan ... Had 49 assists, 12 digs and six kills during the NCAA win over Notre Dame ... In the MAC Championship game, tied a season-high with seven kills, had a season-high 54 assists and 10 digs against Western Michigan ... Had a career-high six block assists and matched a career-high with six total blocks in a MAC win over Buffalo ... Finished third on the team in digs and block assists ... Hit 1.000 on two occasions, a win over arch-rival Miami and a victory in non-conference play against Eastern Kentucky ... Led team in aces during five contests with a season-high three on three separate occasions ... Tied for the team lead in service aces ... Led the team in digs during two games.

As a Sophomore (2008)
Second-team All-MAC ... Academic All-MAC ... MAC East Player of the Week (10-13, 11-17) ... Big Orange Tournament All-Tournament Team ... Recorded 10 double-doubles and a triple-double on the year ... Finished the season with 47 total aces, the third-best single-season total by an Ohio player in the rally-scoring era, and the ninth-best overall single-season output in program history ... Her average of 0.39 aces per set also ranked third on the program's rally-scoring single-season chart, and placed her second in the MAC rankings for the year ... Moved into sixth place on the school's single-season rally-scoring list, and ninth on the overall single-season ledger, with 1,220 assists ... Averaged 10.17 assists per set, good for sixth on Ohio's rally-scoring single-season chart ... Ranked second at the MAC Tournament in both assists (11.82) and aces (0.55) per set ... Turned in a double-double in the win over Western Michigan in the finals of the MAC Tournament, finishing with 51 assists and 10 digs ... Recorded Ohio's first triple-double in more than six years in the victory at Central Michigan, posting 46 assists, 11 digs and a career-high 10 kills ... Also hit .833 at CMU, the second-best mark in school history by a player with a minimum of 10 kills ... Came up with a double-double in the home victory over Bowling Green, finishing with 51 assists and 11 digs in addition to her two kills and four total blocks ... Dished out a career-best 66 assists in the home victory over Miami ... Also tied her career best with four aces versus the RedHawks ... Turned in her fourth-consecutive double-double in the road sweep of Akron ... Collected 40 assists and 10 digs in the win at Buffalo to mark her third-straight double-double ... Also established a new career high with six total blocks at UB ... Turned in her second-straight double-double against Western Michigan, finishing with 54 assists and 14 digs ... Earned a double-double in the sweep of Northern Illinois with 44 assists and 10 digs ... Recorded her third double-double of the season with 44 assists and a career-high 18 digs in the home win over Eastern Michigan ... Finished with 45 assists and 11 digs at Bowling Green ... Equaled her then-career high with 59 assists in the win at Syracuse ... Turned in her first double-double of the campaign at Pittsburgh, collecting 28 assists and 11 digs.

As a Freshman (2007)
All-MAC Freshman Team ... Led the team and finished 10th in the MAC in assists per game (9.18) ... Had three double-doubles on the season ... Fired a pair of aces in a home win over Bowling Green ... Registered three career highs in the road win over Notre Dame, finishing with seven kills, a .357 hitting percentage and 59 assists ... Collected a personal-best four blocks on four occasions during the season.

Prior to Ohio
Named one of the top 50 incoming freshmen in the nation by PrepVolleyball.com before the 2007 season ... Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior in 2006 ... Member of the inaugural AVCA High School Senior All-America Team in 2006 ... Earned Kansas City Star All-Metro Player of the Year accolades in her final season at St. Teresa Academy ... Received the 2006 Evelyn Gates Award, given annually to the top player in Kansas ... A Wendy's High School Heisman candidate ... Three-time first-team all-region and all-district pick ... Three-year team captain ... Named to the 2006 USA Volleyball Junior Olympic All-Tournament Team.

Personal
Born March 10, 1989 ... Daughter of Tom and Kathy Jantsch ... A finance major.

Michelle Jantsch Career Statistics

YR SP-MP
K
KS/S E TA PCT. A A/S SA SA/S
SE
DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S BE BHE PTS PTS/S
2007 91-30 32 0.35
8
80
.300 877 9.64 15 0.16 31 203 2.23
0
2 23
25 00.27 4 17
60.5
0.66
2008 120-32 68 0.57
18
167
.299 1220 10.17 47 0.39 58 229 1.91
1
6 55
61 0.51 5 21
148.5
1.23
2009 123-34 130 1.06
29
264
.383 1342 10.91 34 0.28 67 218 1.77
0
8 60
68 0.55 2 10
202.0
1.64
2010 133-35 131 0.98
34
284
.342 1322 9.94 31 0.23 36 311 2.34
0
17 80
97 0.73 11 18
219.0
1.65
TOTALS 467-131 361 0.77
89
195
.456 4761 10.19 127 0.27 192 961
2.06
1 33
218 251 0.54 22
66
630.0 1.35