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Jessica Ullrich
Jessica Ullrich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Winfield, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton North

Height:
5-8

Position:
DS



2008: Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 35 matches at defensive specialist ... served up 24 aces, second most on the team ... recorded double-digit digs on eight occasions, including season-high 14 against Utah State (9/13) ... led the team in digs on two occassions with nine vs. Tennessee State (8/30) and at Michigan State (10/25) ... posted career-best three aces twice vs. Southern Illinois (9/6) and vs. Utah State (9/13).

2007: Played in 26 matches, starting three ... racked up 141 digs, good for a 1.83 per game average ... served up 10 aces on the year, including a season-high three at Clemson ... notched season-best 17 digs in the win over the Clemson ... recorded double-digit digs on seven occasions ... dished out 11 assists, including a season-high two at Michigan State.

High School: Three-time all-conference selection, including unanimous honors her senior season ... led team to Falcon Classic Tournament title in both 2005 and 2006 ... two-time team captain ... named all-area during junior and senior years ... garnered academic all-conference four straight years ... all-tournament selection at both the Downers Grove North Invite and the Falcon Classic during junior campaign ... six-time letterwinner, four in volleyball and two in basketball ... played club ball for the 1st Alliance Volleyball Club, which took fifth place at the Junior Olympics in 2004 and 2006 ... team also earned AAU National title in 2004 and finished second at the Pre-Nationals in 2004 and 2006.

Personal: Given name is Jessica Kirsten Ullrich ... born May 26, 1989 ... parents are Thomas and Jodi Ullrich ... has two brothers, Zachary and Brock, and one sister, Kelsey. Brock plays volleyball at IPFW ... majoring in kinesiology ... nickname is J Rich.