14 Jessie Blaze
14 Jessie Blaze
Height: 5-7
Year: JR
Hometown: Fort Myers, Fla.
High School: Canterbury School
Position: DS
Major: Biological Sciences
m 27
k/s 0.00
h % -.500
a/s 0.32
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.33
d/s 2.37

2016 (Junior)

  • Played in 95 sets and all 27 matches.
  • Finished first on the team in service aces (31).
  • Ranked sixth in the conference in service aces per set (0.33)
  • Also finished second on the team in digs per set (2.37) and third in total digs (225).
  • Tallied double-digit digs in nine matches.
  • Recorded career-highs 22 digs and five assists in the season opener at Pepperdine (Aug. 26).
  • Served up a career-high three aces against Howard (Sept. 17), La Salle (Sept. 24), VCU (Oct. 30) and Saint Louis in the Atlantic 10 Tournament (Nov. 19).

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in 65 of Rhode Island 118 sets played as a sophomore.
  • Averaged 1.03 digs per set and collected 67 overall.
  • Also added 12 aces, 11 assists and a pair of kills.
  • Recorded a career-best eight digs in three separate matches - vs. Army West Point (Sept. 18), vs. Columbia (Sept 19) and at VCU (Nov. 15) - and put up a career-high three assists in an Oct. 14 win at Brown.
  • Served up an ace to end the match and seal Rhody's 3-2 victory over Duquesne in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Championship (Nov. 20).

2014 (Freshman)

  • Appeared in 16 sets for the Rams.
  • Made her collegiate debut at Sacred Heart on Sept. 5.
  • Totaled 12 digs, three aces and two assists for the season.

High School

  • Played volleyball and basketball for Canterbury School.
  • Captained the volleyball team as a senior.
  • Graduated as Canterbury’s all-time career leader in digs (1,282) and service aces (179).
  • Was a team MVP and Fort Myers News Press All-Area Second-Team pick as a senior.
  • Earned her team's Defensive Player of the Year award as a junior.
  • Was a high honor roll student and member of Canterbury's Scholar Athlete Society.
  • Also participated in peer mentoring and was a recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award.
  • Played club volleyball for Fort Myers Fusion (2010-13) and Heatwave Volleyball Club (2014).

Personal

  • Born May 2, 1996.
  • Daughter of Nancy and William Blaze.
  • Has an older brother, Nick, and an older sister, Sami who is a member of the volleyball team at VCU.
  • Mother played tennis at Michigan Tech (1979-82).
  • Enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as playing beach volleyball.
  • Favorite athlete is Misty May-Treanor.
  • Majoring in Biological Sciences.
Recent Games
Oct 28 at Davidson W, 3-1
Oct 30 at VCU W, 3-2
Nov 4 George Washington W, 3-1
Nov 5 George Mason W, 3-0
Nov 12 at Fordham W, 3-0
Nov 19 vs. Saint Louis L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 14
Sets 95 48
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 2 1
Total Attacks 4 2
Hitting Percentage -.500 -.500
Assists 30 8
Assists per set 0.32 0.17
Service Aces 31 19
Service Errors 38 27
Service Aces per set 0.33 0.40
Reception Errors 31 15
Digs 225 102
Digs per set 2.37 2.13
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 31.0 19.0
Points per set 0.3 0.4
Matches started 1 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 26 at Pepperdine L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 1 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 26 vs. CSUN L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 27 vs. Lipscomb L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 2 at Hartford W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 3 vs. Central Connecticut W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 3 vs. Manhattan W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 9 Stony Brook W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 3 0 1 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 9 San Diego St. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 0 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 10 Notre Dame L, 3-1 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 16 at Penn State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 vs. Clemson L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 17 vs. Howard W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 3 3 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 23 Duquesne W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 24 La Salle W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 3 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 30 at George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 1 at George Washington W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 7 Dayton L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 8 Saint Louis W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 14 at La Salle W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 16 at Duquesne L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 22 Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 2 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 28 at Davidson W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 30 at VCU W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 3 3 2 18 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 4 George Washington W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 2 2 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 5 George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 12 at Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 2 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 19 vs. Saint Louis L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 3 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2014-15 9 16 0 0.00 0 0 - 2 0.13 3 0.19 12 0.75 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2
2015-16 23 65 2 0.03 0 4 .500 11 0.17 12 0.18 67 1.03 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.2
2016-17 27 95 0 0.00 2 4 -.500 30 0.32 31 0.33 225 2.37 0 0 0 0.00 31.0 0.3
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 59 176 2 0.01 2 8 .000 43 0.24 46 0.26 304 1.73 0 0 0 0.00 48.0 0.3
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 95 0 0.00 2 4 -.500 30 0.32 31 0.33 225 2.37 0 0 0 0.00 31.0 0.3
Conference 14 48 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 8 0.17 19 0.40 102 2.13 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 35 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 8 0.23 12 0.34 66 1.89 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.3
Away 10 35 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 14 0.40 9 0.26 99 2.83 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.3
Neutral 7 25 0 0.00 0 1 .000 8 0.32 10 0.40 60 2.40 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.4
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Wins 17 56 0 0.00 2 3 -.667 15 0.27 25 0.45 132 2.36 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 0.4
Losses 10 39 0 0.00 0 1 .000 15 0.38 6 0.15 93 2.38 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.2
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August 3 13 0 0.00 0 1 .000 9 0.69 1 0.08 38 2.92 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1
September 12 38 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 13 0.34 15 0.39 96 2.53 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.4
October 8 29 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 4 0.14 7 0.24 69 2.38 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
November 4 15 0 0.00 0 0 - 4 0.27 8 0.53 22 1.47 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.5