14 Jessie Blaze
14 Jessie Blaze
Height: 5-7
Year: SR
Hometown: Fort Myers, Fla.
High School: Canterbury School
Position: DS
Major: Biological Sciences
m 14
k/s 0.00
h % -.500
a/s 0.46
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.17
d/s 3.21

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
Sep 9 Columbia L, 3-1
Sep 15 vs. Dartmouth W, 3-2
Sep 16 at New Hampshire L, 3-2
Sep 16 vs. Siena W, 3-0
Sep 22 at VCU L, 3-0
Sep 24 at Davidson W, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 14 2
Sets 52 8
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 1 0
Total Attacks 2 1
Hitting Percentage -.500 .000
Assists 24 5
Assists per set 0.46 0.63
Service Aces 9 2
Service Errors 8 1
Service Aces per set 0.17 0.25
Reception Errors 19 2
Digs 167 34
Digs per set 3.21 4.25
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 9.0 2.0
Points per set 0.2 0.3
Matches started 5 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 25 vs. New Mexico State L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 26 at Notre Dame L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 26 vs. Valparaiso L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 vs. Clemson W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 2 at Yale L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 2 vs. Delaware W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 Marist W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 Northeastern L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 9 Columbia L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 15 vs. Dartmouth W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 16 at New Hampshire L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 4 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 16 vs. Siena W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 3 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 22 at VCU L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 1 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 24 at Davidson W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 1 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 29 George Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Dayton   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at La Salle   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Davidson   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Dayton   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Fordham   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 14 52 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 24 0.46 9 0.17 167 3.21 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
Total 73 228 2 0.01 3 10 -.100 67 0.29 55 0.24 471 2.07 0 0 0 0.00 57.0 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 14 52 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 24 0.46 9 0.17 167 3.21 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
Conference 2 8 0 0.00 0 1 .000 5 0.63 2 0.25 34 4.25 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 13 0 0.00 0 0 - 11 0.85 0 0.00 53 4.08 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Away 5 18 0 0.00 0 1 .000 6 0.33 6 0.33 62 3.44 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.3
Neutral 6 21 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 7 0.33 3 0.14 52 2.48 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
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Wins 6 25 0 0.00 1 1 -1.000 14 0.56 3 0.12 87 3.48 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
Losses 8 27 0 0.00 0 1 .000 10 0.37 6 0.22 80 2.96 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.2
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August 3 7 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 1 0.14 15 2.14 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1
September 11 45 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 24 0.53 8 0.18 152 3.38 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2