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 28
k/s 0.00
h % -.125
a/s 0.58
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.18
d/s 3.58

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 27 at Fordham W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Dayton L, 3-0
Nov 5 at Saint Louis L, 3-1
Nov 10 Fordham W, 3-2
Nov 17 at Duquesne W, 3-1
Nov 18 vs. VCU L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 14
Sets 105 54
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 1 0
Total Attacks 8 5
Hitting Percentage -.125 .000
Assists 61 35
Assists per set 0.58 0.65
Service Aces 19 11
Service Errors 24 15
Service Aces per set 0.18 0.20
Reception Errors 45 26
Digs 376 209
Digs per set 3.58 3.87
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 19.0 11.0
Points per set 0.2 0.2
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 W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 30 George Mason W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 Saint Louis L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 3 0 1 5 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 7 Dayton L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 13 at Duquesne W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 2 .000 2 1 1 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 15 at La Salle L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 1 2 1 19 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 20 Davidson L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 2 0 3 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 22 VCU L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 1 2 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 27 at Fordham W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 1 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 3 at Dayton L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 5 at Saint Louis L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 2 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 10 Fordham W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 3 0 6 16 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 17 at Duquesne W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 5 1 0 2 22 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 18 vs. VCU L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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 28 105 0 0.00 1 8 -.125 61 0.58 19 0.18 376 3.58 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.2
Total 87 281 2 0.01 3 16 -.063 104 0.37 65 0.23 680 2.42 0 0 0 0.00 67.0 0.2
  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 28 105 0 0.00 1 8 -.125 61 0.58 19 0.18 376 3.58 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.2
Conference 14 54 0 0.00 0 5 .000 35 0.65 11 0.20 209 3.87 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 39 0 0.00 0 2 .000 29 0.74 6 0.15 148 3.79 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.2
Away 11 42 0 0.00 0 4 .000 23 0.55 10 0.24 164 3.90 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Neutral 7 24 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 9 0.38 3 0.13 64 2.67 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
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Wins 12 49 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 32 0.65 10 0.20 194 3.96 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Losses 16 56 0 0.00 0 4 .000 29 0.52 9 0.16 182 3.25 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 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 13 52 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 27 0.52 10 0.19 178 3.42 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
October 7 27 0 0.00 0 4 .000 20 0.74 3 0.11 115 4.26 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1
November 5 19 0 0.00 0 2 .000 14 0.74 5 0.26 68 3.58 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.3