Duke Volleyball BIO
2 Jeme Obeime
2014: Earned second career AVCA All-America honorable mention citation … Named AVCA All-East Coast Region … Selected first team All-ACC … Finished her career with 1,308 kills, which ranks sixth in program history … Ranked second on the team with a career-high 374 kills … Also registered career highs in blocks (54.0) and digs (110) … Averaged 3.43 kills per set and hit .291 … Ranked eighth in the ACC and 133rd nationally in kills per frame … Knocked down double-digit kills 22 times … Surpassed 20 kills twice … Amassed a career-best 24 kills Nov. 26 at No. 7 North Carolina … Totaled 22 kills Sept. 5 at Michigan … Also recorded her 1,000th career kill against the Wolverines … Picked up a career-high 22 digs at Michigan as well … Registered a career-best six blocks Nov. 7 at Pitt … Registered three or more blocks seven times … Named to the Duke Invitational All-Tournament Team after totaling 49 kills over Duke’s three matches.
2013: Played in all 33 matches, starting eight … Tabbed honorable mention AVCA All-America … Picked up AVCA All-East Coast Region accolades … Earned second team All-ACC honors … Garnered All-ACC Academic Team distinction … Ranked second on the team with 376 kills … Averaged 3.30 kills per set and hit .294 … Put down 10 or more kills in 22 contests and hit over .300 14 times … Dropped a season-high 19 kills to help Duke past the College of Charleston in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament … Also totaled 42.0 blocks for the season.
2012: Earned All-ACC Academic Team honors ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 32 matches with 14 starts as a sophomore ... Led the team with 320 kills on 807 attacks ... Ranked fourth on the team with 44 blocks ... Also added 93 digs ... Knocked down at least one kill in all 32 matches and reached double digit kills 19 times ... Totaled a career-high 17 kills in back-to-back games against NC State (Sept. 21) and North Carolina (Sept. 23) ... Posted 10 or more kills in six-straight contests from Sept. 15 to Oct. 5 ... Finished the season with 15 or more kills in each of Duke's final three matches.
2011: Played in 28 matches with 19 starts ... Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team ... Tabbed ACC Freshman of the Week on two occassions ... Ranked fourth on the team with 238 kills ... Also totaled 94 digs and 32 blocks ... Knocked down at least one kill in every match her rookie season ... Averaged 2.43 kills per set ... Reached double digit kills 11 times ... Began the season with a 13-kill effort at home against Furman ... Earned her first ACC Freshman of the Week honor on August 29 after leading the Blue Devils with 35 kills and five aces in victories over Furman, Charleston Southern and Wisconsin at the Duke Invitational ... Garnered the honor a second time on October 24 after hitting a team-high .385 hitting percentage in wins over North Carolina and NC State ... Amassed a season-high 16 kills at Boston College on November 20.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Brebeuf Jesuit Prep…a three-time all-state selection, earning first team honors as a senior and second team honors as a sophomore and junior…also an all-county selection…led Brefeuf to the 2009 Indiana State Championship…as a senior at Brebeuf, averaged 4.0 kills per game on a .438 hitting percentage…posted 43 solo blocks and 20 block assists while picking up 118 digs…as a sophomore, averaged 3.24 kills… played with current Blue Devil Christiana Gray with the Munciana Samurai club and won two National Championships…named an AAU All-American in 2010...competed with Team Indiana Volleyball in 2007 and 2008, leading the group to back-to-back runner-up finishes at nationals…received the Mental Attitude Award as a senior…threw the discus and shot put on the track team as a freshman and advanced to regionals…member of the Student Council and Kenya Club…received High Honors for her academic work…served as a tutor at Kaleidoscope Youth Center and Greenbriar Elementary School.
Personal: Born Jeme Christine Obeime on June 2, 1993 in Indianapolis, Ind. …the daughter of Christopher and Mercy Obeime…has a brother, Jalu, and a sister, Ivie…sister Ivie is an outside hitter on the nationally-ranked Indiana volleyball team.