Duke Volleyball BIO
11 Jordan Tucker
2013: 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.