DURHAM, N.C. – Middle blocker Jordan Tucker completed her collegiate career as one of the top middle blockers in program history. The Prairie Village, Kan., native became the 24th Blue Devil to reach 1,000 career kills with a 17-kill performance Oct. 17 versus Virginia.
Tucker finished the 2016 campaign on a tear, totaling double-digit kills in 13 of Duke’s final 14 matches, including a career-high 25 in Duke’s five-set win over Miami on Senior Day. She committed just 32 attack errors on 344 attempts during that span, good for a .395 hitting percentage. Tucker also hit over .300 in 12 of those matches, including seven with a clip over .400. For the season, she knocked down 10 or more kills 24 times and topped .300 hitting 18 times.
Tucker’s distinguished career culminated with 2016 AVCA Honorable Mention, AVCA All-East Coast Region and First Team All-ACC honors.
For her career, she totaled 1,186 kills to go along with 401 blocks. Tucker was the ninth Blue Devil to surpass 400 career blocks. She ranked tied for fifth in program history with a .319 career hitting percentage as well.
In addition, Tucker was the sixth player in program history with 1,000 kill, 400 blocks and career high percentage over .300, joining Blue Devils Jourdan Norman, Krista Dill, Jen Rohrig, Christiana Gray and Adrian Nichol. Tucker finished her career ranked 14th in program history in career kills, eighth in career blocks and fifth in career hitting percentage.
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