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  Jane Sytsma

Jane  Sytsma

Player Profile


Madison, Wisc.

High School:




Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan 9/30/2006

Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

2008 Photo Gallery

Career Honors
Second-team All-MAC (2007, 2008) ... Academic All-MAC (2008) ... Pitt Classic All-Tournament Team (2008).

As a Junior (2008)
Second-team All-MAC ... Academic All-MAC ... Finished the season with 303 total blocks, moving into eighth place on the school's career list and becoming just the ninth player in school history to break the 300-block barrier ... Her 259-career block assists also stood in sixth place on the program's career chart at the end of the year ... Also finished the campaign with 609 kills and 1,447 attempts for her career, both of which rank 10th on Ohio's career rally-scoring charts ... Ranked seventh in the MAC with an average of 0.90 blocks per set and 10th in the league with a .292 hitting percentage ... Ripped 14 kills on .320 hitting against Yale in the first round of the NCAA Championship ... Tallied 11 kills on .346 hitting in the win over Western Michigan in the finals of the MAC Tournament ... Established career highs with 18 kills, 37 attempts and 19.5 points in the victory at Central Michigan ... Exploded for 11 kills on an errorless .579 hitting in the home sweep of Kent State ... Chalked up 13 kills on .550 hitting and shared match-high honors with seven total blocks in the home win over Bowling Green ... Finished with 10 kills on .474 hitting in the home sweep of Northern Illinois ... Recorded 12 kills on .346 hitting and led all players with eight total blocks en route to a 17.5-point night in the home win over Eastern Michigan ... Had 13 kills on .450 hitting in the home win over Buffalo ... Finished with a match-high five total blocks in the sweep of No. 14 Middle Tennessee State.

As a Sophomore (2007)
Second-team All-MAC ... Anchored a Bobcat defense that held MAC opponents to a .162 hitting percentage ... Finished the season ranked second in the MAC with a .374 hitting percentage in league matches, while her 1.06 blocks per game in conference play tied for seventh ... Posted double-digit kills in four matches ... Set a career-high with 13 kills versus Long Beach State ... Hit a personal-best .833 in the early-season win over Rutgers, connecting for five kills ... Had a season-high seven blocks in the home win over Bowling Green ... Had a career-best six digs in the win at No. 9 Minnesota.

As a Freshman (2006)
Started 26 matches on the season ... Had two double-digit kill performances, including a 12-kill night against Akron ... Recorded a career-high nine total blocks in the win at Stony Brook.

Prior to Ohio
Rated 88th in her recruiting class by PrepVolleyball.com ... Two-time all-state selection ... Earned city and conference player of the year accolades as a senior ... Team captain and MVP in each of her final two prep years ... Holds nine school records at Memorial, including career marks for kills (1,023), blocks (201), aces (182) and hitting percentage (.464).

Born Sept. 4, 1987 ... Daughter of Ken and Jackie Sytsma ... Has seven siblings ... Sister, Kendra, played volleyball at Virginia Tech ... An accounting major.