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2009 Volleyball Roster


Janay Yancey

Class: Sr.
Position: MB
Height: 5-11
Previous School: N.C. State
Hometown: Columbia, Tenn.

Middle Tennessee
2009 (Senior):
Played in 117 matches recording 191 kills and 139 blocks ... Named Sun Belt All-Tournament ... At ULM had a season high 12 kills with a .733 hitting percentage ... Had a stellar match against Western Kentucky with 17 total blocks ... In the Sun Belt Tournament championship game had 12 blocks against FIU ... Had 12 services aces on the year with a season high two against Troy.

2008 (Junior):Recorded 130 kills for a .368 attack percentage ... Had 96 blocks with 10 solo blocks ... Posted career high 15 kills against St. Louis on Nov. 29 ... Against Western Kentucky had a .778 attack percentage ... Recorded eight block assists in a match three times.

Prior to Middle Tennessee
2007
Played in 19 matches ... notched 95 kills averaging 2.07 per game ... Notched 32 total blocks with eight solo blocks ... Averaged 0.62 blocks per game ... Had seven service aces and 19 digs to add assistance defensively.

2006
Played in all 31 matches, picking up 20 starts ... Fifth on the team in kills with 99, averaging 1.05 per game ... Crushed six service aces ... Posted a flawless 1.000 reception percentage, the only player on the squad to do so ... Amassed 25 digs ... Second on the team in blocks with 74, 68 assists and six solo ... Had a personal-best nine kills against Northern Colorado ... Put up two service aces at Clemson ... Collected four digs against North Carolina ... Had eight block assists against Winthrop.

Spring Hill HS
Lettered in volleyball at Spring Hill High School ... Collected all-region and all-conference honors as a senior ... Led her squad to 30 wins and an appearance in the regionals as a senior ... Played for the Tennessee Lightning volleyball club, helping the team reach a ranking of No. 3 in its district ... Also ran track and played basketball.

Personal
Born May 8 ... Daughter of Jeff and Gwen Yancey ... Has one sister, JaQueya, and a brother, Kenyada ... Majoring in science.