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Jordan Tucker
Tucker Completes Standout Collegiate Career
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 01/18/2017
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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.

Duke Career Kills Leaders
1. Carrie DeMange 1,976
2. Ashley Wacholder 1,915
3. Rachael Moss 1,686
4. Amy Verhoeven 1,673
5. Emily Sklar 1,513
6. Tricia Hopkins 1,481
7. Jeme Obeime 1,308
8. Jen Rohrig 1,304
9. Adrian Nichol 1,303
10. Sophia Dunworth 1,291
11. Linda Kraft 1,250
12. Sarah Peifer 1,246
13. Krista Dill 1,201
14. Jordan Tucker 1,186
15. Jill Sonne 1,162
  Tealle Hunkus 1,162

Duke Career Hitting Percentage Leaders
Minimum 1,000 Attacks
1. Adrian Nichol .385
2. Linda Kraft .384
3. Christiana Gray .350
4. Diane Brown .329
5. Jordan Tucker .319
  Jen Rohrig .319
7. Krista Dill .310
  Jourdan Norman .310
9. Bev Stross .307
10. Ali Hausfeld .295

Duke Career Total Block Leaders
1. Jourdan Norman 640
2. Krista Dill 553
3. Jen Rohrig 529
4. Christiana Gray 491
5. Adrian Nichol 480
6. Carrie DeMange 466
7. Sylvia Thomson 429
8. Jordan Tucker 401
9. Linda Bianch 400
10. Jill Sonne 399

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