Stephen Born & Jenna Collins receive the Swords
Third Navy volleyball player to have earned the honor
Mids split with American this season
Repeated as league scholar-athlete of the year
Navy placed second in the league this year
Volleyball vs. Colgate, Oct. 28, 2016 Photos by Phil Hoffmann
Volleyball vs. Bucknell, Sept. 24, 2016
Volleyball vs. Holy Cross, Nov. 7, 2015
Volleyball vs. Bucknell, Oct. 17, 2015
Navy volleyball vs. Air Force, Sept. 9, 2015
Athletic Honors –– Was selected as the 2016 Patriot League Setter of the Year ... also earned First-Team All-Patriot League honors in 2016.
2016 –– Ended her sophomore season ranked seventh overall at Navy and fourth among rally scoring players with 1,737 career assists ... also stands 10th overall and fifth during the rally scoring era with 25 career double-doubles ... was the only player in the Patriot league to rank among the top-10 players in both assist (2nd, 9.58) and dig (10th, 3.07) average ... her overall assist average ranks fourth at Navy during the rally scoring era, while her 958 assists stands third among rally scoring players and ninth overall ... improved her averages during the league season in both assists (2nd, 9.97) and digs (8th, 3.39) ... recorded 15 double-doubles on the season ... posted 40 or more assists in eight matches ... grabbed 10 or more digs 15 times with three matches of at least 20 digs ... set career highs with 58 assists and 28 digs in a five-set match against Holy Cross ... that effort came one day after she posted 39 assists and 13 digs in a three-set match against Army ... also recorded a 50-assist, 20-dig night in a five-set match at Lehigh ... was tabbed as the Patriot League Player of the Week on both Aug. 30 and Oct. 11 ... the former award came after she was named to the all-tournament team at Navy’s Kristen Dickmann Invitational, and the latter followed her efforts against Army and Holy Cross ... also was named to all-tournament teams at both the UMES Classic and Campbell Invite ... recorded 42 assists, seven kills and two blocks in four-set match against Coppin State ... the seven kills was one of two matches on the year (Campbell) in which she tallied that ... notched five or more kills in nine matches ... hit at least .500 in nine matches ... closed the season with 35 assists and 10 digs against American in the semifinal round of the league tournament ... that was her fifth three-set match on the year with at least 30 assists, as well as her fifth double-double in a three-set match.
2015 –– Tied for the Navy lead –– and ranked first among returning players –– with 102 sets played ... started 19 of Navy’s 29 matches ... ranks second among freshmen at Navy during the rally scoring era and third in overall school history with 779 assists ... handed out 7.64 assists per set on the year, which included a 9.13 average per set during the league season ... handed out at least 40 assists in six matches, two of which lasted only four sets ... posted a season-high 56 assists in five sets at Army West Point and 54 in five sets against Bucknell ... added seven kills and a .545 attack percentage in the match against the Bison ... also had 50 assists in a four-set match at Lehigh and 48 in a four-set match against Holy Cross ... totaled 10 double-doubles on the year ... this included a trio of double-doubles in three-set matches ... had 29 assists and 13 digs against American, 30 assists and 12 digs against Lafayette as well as 20 assists and 13 digs at Colgate ... was named to the all-tournament team at the Syracuse Invite when she capped the weekend with 44 assists and 14 digs in five sets against New Hampshire ... was named as the Patriot League Rookie (Freshman) of the Week on Oct. 19 ... averaged 9.33 assists and 2.67 digs per set in Navy’s three-set sweeps of Loyola (26 assists, 4 digs, 2 aces, 1 block) and Lafayette (30 assists, 12 digs, 3 aces, 3 blocks) ... was one of only 11 players in the NCAA to record a triple-double in a match on the season when she produced 10 kills, 35 assists and 12 digs in five-set match at Holy Cross ... narrowly missed another one when she concluded a five-set match against Colgate with eight kills, 39 assists and 12 digs.
High School –– Graduated from Our Lady of Providence High School ... earned four letters in volleyball at the school ... the team won state titles during her junior and senior seasons ... individually, earned first-team all-state (Ind.) and team MVP honors in both of her final two seasons ... was selected as a Prep Volleyball All-American in 2014 ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... played for the Union Volleyball Club.
Personal –– Mathematics major.