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Jordan Tucker
Player Profile:
Jordan Tucker 1502854
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Prairie Village, Kan.
High School: Bishop Miege

Career Statistics

2016 (Stats): First Team All-ACC selection for the second straight season ... Ended the year with career bests in kills (387), kills per set (3.31) and hitting percentage (.358) ... Led the team in all three categories ... Knocked down 10 or more kills 24 times, including each of Duke's final seven matches ... Topped .300 hitting 18 times ... Ranked third in the ACC in hitting percentage (.358), 10th in kills per set (3.31) and seventh in points per frame (3.90) ... The only ACC middle blocker to rank in the league's top 10 in either kills per set or points per frame ... Totaled four or more blocks 12 times ... Finished her career ranked 14th in program history in career kills (1,186), fifth in hitting percentage (.319) and eighth in total blocks (401) ... Became the 24th player in Duke history to reach 1,000 career kills and the ninth to top 400 career blocks ... Also the sxith Duke player to record 1,000 career kills, 400 blocks and hit over .300 for a career, joining Jourdan Norman, Krista Dill, Jen Rohrig, Christiana Gray and Adrian Nichol.

2015 (Stats): Named AVCA All-East Coast Region … Tabbed first team All-ACC … Garnered ACC Player of the Week honors Oct. 25 …. Collected All-ACC Academic Team honors … Ranked second on the team with 323 kills, averaging 2.96 per set … Hit .285, good for second on the team … Totaled 92 blocks … Ended the season on a tear, registering double-digit kills in 14 of Duke’s final 19 matches … In ACC matches, totaled 249 kills while hitting .327 … Named ACC Player of the Week honors after totaling 35 kills in wins over Pitt and Virginia Tech while hitting .471 … Totaled 4.0 or more blocks 11 times.

2014 (Stats): Named second team All-ACC … Led the Blue Devils with a .313 hitting percentage … Hit .365 in ACC matches … Totaled 254 kills, 99.0 blocks and 30 digs … Ranked second on the team in total blocks and blocks per set … Came in fourth on the squad in kills … Knocked down double-digit kills 12 times … Recorded a career-high 14 kills Oct. 19 versus No. 11 North Carolina … Hit over .400 10 times … Registered four-plus blocks 12 times … Accumulated a career-high 9.0 blocks Oct. 10 at Boston College … Matched that mark with 9.0 blocks Nov. 16 against Notre Dame … Led the Blue Devils with 68 blocks in league play, averaging a team-best 1.06 blocks per set.

2013 (Stats): Appeared in all 33 matches, starting 32 … Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team … Led the team and ranked ninth in the conference with a .308 hitting percentage … Ranked second on the team in blocks (109.0) and fifth in kills (222) … Amassed 10-plus kills on seven occasions … Tallied four or more blocks 14 times … Registered a season-high eight blocks in the Blue Devils’ NCAA Tournament win over College of Charleston … Garnered ACC Freshman of the Week distinction Dec. 2 after helping Duke clinch the ACC title outright with wins over NC State and then-No. 14 North Carolina … Led the team and matched a career-high with seven blocks versus NC State … Totaled a career-best 16 kills on .353 hitting while also contributing six blocks in Duke’s five-set victory over North Carolina in the regular season finale.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kan. … Led the Stags to three Kansas 5A state championships, earning all-tournament team honors … Garnered Eastern Kansas League (EKL) MVP recognition as a senior … Named to the EKL first team in both 2010 and 2011 … Garnered EKL honorable mentions honors as a rookie in 2009 … Served as team captain … Picked up fi rst team all-state distinction as both a junior and senior … Named to the All-City Sun Team in 2010 … Selected a finalist for the Evelyn Gates Award in 2012, which recognizes the top female high school varsity volleyball student-athlete in the Kansas City area … Played for MAVS Volleyball and Invasion Volleyball Club … Guided Invasion to 15 Open Junior National Championship, garnering MVP accolades … Named to the all-tournament team at the 16 Open Junior National Volleyball Championship … Featured in the ‘Faces in the Crowd’ section of Sports Illustrated July 26, 2010 … Named to ESPN’s ‘On the Rise’ top 10 Recruits for 2013 … Served as student council homeroom representative from 2009-11 … Elected student council sophomore class vice president in 2010 and student council executive vice president in 2012 … Four-time All-Academic EKL selection … Four-year member of the Campus Ministry Team … CMT Silver Service Award recipient in 2010 and CMT Gold Service Award selection in 2011 … Served as co-editor of the yearbook and member of Kairos 37 … SMILE team leader in both 2010 and 2011.

Personal: Born Jordan Michelle Tucker on June 20, 1995 in Shawnee Mission, Kan. … Daughter of and Fran Tucker and Michael Carter.

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