High School: Four-year letterwinner at Boyd-Buchanan High School ... Voted to the Chattanooga Times Free Press Best of Preps First Team as a junior and senior and was voted Honorable Mention as a freshman and sophomore ... All-District Tournament team all four years ... Won the district homerun derby as a senior ... Selected to play for Tennessee in the Tennessee vs. Georgia All-Star Game as a senior ... Voted All-District MVP and All-Tournament team as a junior ... Also voted All-State as a junior ... Helped lead Buchanan to state runner-up her freshman, sophomore and junior years ... Ives was also a standout volleyball player for Buchanan, playing two years ... As a junior in volleyball, she was voted All-District Honorable Mention and All-District Tournament team ... In her senior year, she was voted All-District, All-Tournament and All-Region ... As a junior, she helped lead Buchanan volleyball to its first state tournament appearance in school history, as the club placed third ... Was selected, as a senior, to play in the Tennessee vs. Georgia All-Star game.
Personal: Jessica Ives ... Born September 7, 1987 ... Daughter of Steve and Theresa Ives ... Has one brother, Jonathon.