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8 Jackie Matthisen

2011: Tabbed Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year and AVCA honorable mention All-American after helping Seawolves to 18-9 record and third straight NCAA Tournament appearance … claimed first-team All-West Region honors from both AVCA (coaches) and Daktronics (sports info directors) … was unanimous First Team All-GNAC pick as Seawolves placed 2nd in GNAC by just one match with 13-5 league mark … finished 3rd on UAA career lists for total kills (1,134), kills per set (3.66) and attacks (3,188), plus 12th in attack pct. (.228), 15th in digs per set (2.77) and 16th in total digs (859) … posted top-10 marks on UAA single-season lists for kills per set (3rd, 4.14), attacks (6th, 1,157) and total kills (9th, 402) … ranked No. 2 in overall GNAC stats in both kills per set (4.14) and points per set (4.53), along with No. 11 in attack pct. (.237) and No. 14 in digs per set (2.92) … led GNAC in league-only stats in both kills (4.45) and points (4.78) per set, and was No. 7 in att. pct (.267) … posted a team-high 15 double-doubles, while recording GNAC-highs for kills in a match (27 at league champ Seattle Pacific) and in a 3-setter (21 in home win vs. Saint Martin’s) … recorded double-digit kills in 23 of 27 matches, including final 16 in a row … reached 20-kill plateau and added 17 digs in 5-set home win over Central Washington … earned GNAC Player of the Week honors after leading UAA to home wins over Western Washington and Simon Fraser, Oct. 20 & 22 … named to all-tourney team at season-opening Hawaii-Alaska Challenge, boosted by 16-kill, 11-dig effort in 4-set road win over Hawaii Pacific … had five matches with exactly 18 kills and hit over .300 on 11 occasions … tallied double-digit digs in seven of last eight matches … had 14 kills and 11 digs in NCAA Tournament 1st Round loss at nationally top-ranked and eventual NCAA runner-up Cal State San Bernardino … joined teammates McKenzie Moss and Nikkie Viotto as first Seawolves to play on three NCAA Tournament teams … voted Team MVP by teammates and coaches … earned third career GNAC All-Academic Team honor.

Earned 2nd Team All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference honors after leading Seawolves in kills per set (2.75) and ranking second on team in digs per set (2.76) … posted GNAC ranks of 9th in points per set (3.24), 10th in kps and 16th in both digs and aces (0.28) per set … tallied double-digit kills in 16 matches — including seven of the last eight — as UAA went 18-9 and reached NCAA Tournament for second straight year … had UAA season-high 20 kills on .409 hitting, plus 10 digs in home win over 13th-ranked Seattle Pacific, earning GNAC Player of the Week honors … hit for career-best .478 attack pct. (14 kills-3 errors-23 attacks) in road sweep of MSU Billings … led Seawolves with eight double-doubles, including 11 kills and 11 digs in 4-set NCAA Tournament loss to 15th-ranked Western Washington … had 3 aces and career– and team-season-high 23 digs in 5-set win over Humboldt State … smashed 16 kills in home win over Central Washington … will enter senior season No. 3 on UAA career list for kills per set (3.44), No. 11 in attack pct. (.224) and No. 12 in total kills (732) … earned second straight GNAC All-Academic Team honor with 3.34 overall GPA.

Became first Seawolf sophomore in 20 years to earn 1st Team all-conference honors after helping UAA to its first-ever Great Northwest Athletic Conference title … also voted 2nd Team All-West Region by AVCA as Seawolves equaled best record in school history (23-8) and qualified for playoffs for first time since 1990 …     named to  NCAA Div. II West Regional Championships all-tourney team after leading UAA with 31 kills in  two matches … ranked 2nd in GNAC and 15th nationally with 4.04 kills per set … held other GNAC ranks of 2nd in points per set (4.41) and 11th in attack pct. (.250) … improved numbers to 4.63 kps, .286 att pct., and 5.04 pps in GNAC contests as UAA finished 14-2 and won league title by three matches … tallied double-digit kills in final 22 matches, averaging 4.48 kps in that span … ranked second on team with 2.65 digs per set and 11 ‘double-doubles’ … delivered 19 kills and 3 blocks — including consecutive blocks and a kill on match point — in UAA’s 3-2 (15-12) victory over Hawaii-Hilo in the NCAA Tournament … posted team-high 12 kills in UAA’s playoff loss to eventual NCAA semifinalist Cal State San Bernardino … earned GNAC Player of the Week honors for Sept. 22-28 after totaling 50 kills, 33 digs and nine blocks in 5-set road victories over Western Washington and Central Washington … named to All-Tournament Team at UAA’s own Extended Stay Deluxe Invitational, posting 14 kills (.364) and 12 digs in title-match win over Academy of Art … other top matches included 21 kills in 4-set home win over GNAC runner-up Seattle Pacific; 18 kills and career-high 19 digs in 4-set road win over former team Western Oregon; 20 kills (.371) and career-high 3 aces in home win over WOU; and 25 kills and 10 digs in comeback from 0-2 deficit to beat BYU-Hawaii … finished No. 5 on UAA’s single-season lists for kills (457), kills per set (4.04) and attacks (1,214) … earned spot on GNAC All-Academic Team with 3.35 overall GPA.

Redshirted after transferring from GNAC rival Western Oregon.

BEFORE UAA: Played freshman season at Western Oregon in 2007, helping Wolves to first-ever NCAA Tournament berth ... saw action in 16 of 26 matches, including two starts, playing reserve role behind two veteran middle blockers ... averaged 0.61 kills and 0.44 blocks per game, and hit for .037 (22-19-81) percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Helped East High to Cook Inlet Conference title and runner-up finish at 2006 ASAA Class 4A State Championships as a senior ... named to All-State Tournament squad as a junior and senior ... twice earned All-CIC honors and was named to several all-tournament teams throughout career ... earned three varsity letters ... played for Midnight Sun Volleyball Club, making the traveling team as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Born Jackie Elise Matthisen on July 8, 1989 in Davenport, Iowa ... daughter of Barry Matthisen and Peggy McBride ... hobbies include snowboarding, photography and hiking ... geological sciences major.

Career Statistics
Season     SP-MP   K   K/S    E   TA   Pct   A   A/S  SA  SA/S  SE  RE  DIG   D/S  BS  BA  TB   B/S BE BHE
2009 (So) 113-31  457  4.04 153 1214  .250  19  0.17  15  0.13   9  36  300  2.65   5  43  48  0.42  2   0
2010 (Jr) 100-27  275  2.75 125  817  .184  11  0.11  28  0.28  29  35  276  2.76   5  32  37  0.37  3   2
2011 (Sr)  97-27  402  4.14 129 1157  .236  14  0.14  12  0.12  29  34  283  2.92   4  37  41  0.42  1   0
Totals    310-85 1134  3.66 407 3188  .228  44  0.14  55  0.18  67 105  859  2.77  14 112 126  0.41  6   2

Career Highs
Kills – 28 at Western Washington, 9/24/09
Attacks – 78 at Central Washington, 9/26/09
Att.% – .478 (14-3-23) at MSU Billings, 10/2/10
Aces – 4 vs Saint Martin’s, 11/11/10
Assists – 3 vs Northwest Nazarene, 11/12/09
Block Asst – 5 at Western Oregon, 9/9/10
Block Solos – 2 at MSU Billings, 10/2/10
Total Blocks – 5, twice (last at Western Oregon, 9/9/10)
Digs – 23, twice (last vs Western Oregon, 9/8/11)

Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anchorage
High School: East HS
Other College: Western Oregon
Experience: 2 Letters
Jackie Photos:
Middle Tennessee celebrates with the GCI Great Alaska Shootout championship gold pan after winning the title with a 78-70 victory over Toledo at the Alaska Airlines Center.
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UAA's Spencer Svejcar is guarded by San Jose State's Princeton Onwas during Saturday's GCI Great Alaska Shootout 4th-place game at the Alaska Airlines Center.
Record comes in loss  MORE
Senior defenseman Chris Williams highlighted the 6-2 loss with his first collegiate goal.
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San Diego's Duda Sanadze gets around Drexel defender Tavon Allen for a layup during their 7th-place contest in the GCI Great Alaska Shootout.
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UAA's Suki Wiggs (left) and Christian Leckband celebrate a big play during the second half of the Seawolves' 71-65 GCI Great Alaska Shootout victory over Drexel on Friday.
Another Shootout win  MORE
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