End of Career Notes: • 2014 & 2015 First Team All-Mid-American Conference • 2012 MAC All-Freshman Team • 2014 & 2015 MAC Distinguished Women’s Volleyball Scholar-Athlete • 2014 & 2015 Academic All-MAC • Played in 116 of a possible 125 matches over her career • Saw action in 409 of a possible 475 sets over her career • Ranks sixth in program history with 2,876 career assists • Her 7.03 career assists-per-set average is 10th in program history • Her 1,245 assists in 2014 are tied as the ninth-best single season total in program history, while her 1,203 assists in 2015 are 13th • Her 10.46 assists-per-set average in 2014 ties as the18th-best single season average in program history • Dished out a career-high 60 assists on two occasions; at IPFW (Sept. 17, 2014) and versus Western Michigan (Nov. 1, 2014) • Registered 10 kills, 13 digs and 41 assists versus Western Michigan (Oct. 3, 2015) for her first career triple-double and Ball State’s first since the 2002 season • Finished her career with 24 career double-doubles; 19 assist/dig, four kill/dig and one assist/kill • Collected a career-high 18 digs at Central Michigan (Nov. 10, 2012) • Earned double-figure digs in 24 career matches • Smashed a career-high 15 kills versus Central Michigan (Oct. 5, 2012) • Registered double-figure kills in 13 career matches • Hit a career-best .636 (7-0-11) versus Buffalo (Oct. 31, 2015) • Recorded a career-high seven total blocks on two occasions; versus IPFW (Sept. 16, 2015) and versus South Dakota (Sept. 19, 2015) • Served up a career-high four aces in two matches; versus Kent State (Oct. 12, 2012) and versus Western Michigan (Nov. 11, 2014)
2015 (Sr.): Earned fourth letter at Ball State … First Team All-Mid-American Conference … MAC Distinguished Women’s Volleyball Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-MAC … started all 32 matches at setter … only of only two players to see action in all 124 sets … finished the season with 1,203 assists, which is the 13th-best single season total in program history … ranked fourth in the MAC with a 9.70 assists-per-set average … registered a season-high 10 kills, 13 digs and 41 assists versus Western Michigan (Oct. 3) for her first career triple-double and Ball State’s first since the 2002 season … fell a kill shy of a triple double with nine kills, 44 assists and 13 digs at Kent State (Oct. 17) … led the team with 12 double-doubles on the season, all of the assist/dig variety … dished out a season-high 58 assists versus South Dakota (Sept. 19) … scored 57 assists in a five set victory over IPFW (Sept. 16) … dished out double-figure assists in all 32 matches, with 40-or-more in 15 contests and 50-or-more on two occasions … recorded a season-high 16 digs at Ohio (Oct. 16) … earned 15 digs at Lipscomb (Sept. 4) … finished the season with double-figure digs in 13 matches … finished the season with 169 kills … deposited at least one kill in 30 matches, with five-or-more on 20 occasions … scored a career-high seven total blocks (one solo and six assists) versus IPFW (Sept. 16) and tied the mark versus South Dakota (Sept. 19) with a career-best seven block assists … earned at least one block in 31 matches, with three-or-more on 14 occasions … served up a season-high two aces in five matches, and finished the year with a team-high 25 aces ... Ball State Active Ankle Challenge All-Tournament Team … Preseason All-MAC West Division Team.
2014 (Jr.): Earned third letter at Ball State … First Team All-Mid-American Conference … MAC Distinguished Women’s Volleyball Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-MAC … started all 30 matches as the team’s setter … played in all 119 sets … guided the Ball State offense to a .206 attack percentage by dishing out 1,245 assists which ties as the ninth-best single season total in program history … ranked fourth in the MAC with a 10.46 assist-pet-set average which ties as the 18th-best single season effort in program history … dished out a career-high 60 assists at IPFW (Sept. 17) to lead the Cardinals to a thrilling 3-2 victory over her hometown team … tied the mark with 60 assists in another thrilling 3-2 win over Western Michigan (Nov. 1) … also tied a career-high with four aces in the win versus the Broncos … dished out double-figure assists in all 30 matches, with 40-or-more in 17 contests and 50-or-more in six outings … led the team with seven double-doubles, including six assist/dig double-doubles and one kill/assist double-double … fell one kill shy of her first career triple-double with nine kills, 13 digs and 42 assists versus Missouri State (Sept. 12) … followed with a season-high 12 kills and 38 assists versus Miami (Fla.) (Sept. 13), while adding a career-high six total blocks … smashed at least one kill in 29 matches, with five-or-more on 11 occasions … collected a season-high 13 digs in three matches, while finishing the season with 224 digs … recorded at least one dig in all 30 matches, with eight-or-more in 14 contests … ranked second on the team with 65 total blocks, including nine solo blocks and 56 block assists … earned at least one block in 25 matches, with three-or-more on 13 occasions … Ball State Active Ankle Challenge All-Tournament Team … HotelRED Invitational All-Tournament Team.
2013 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State … played in 31 matches, earning eight starts at setter and four starts as an outside attacker, to help Ball State claim a share of the 2013 Mid-American Conference West Division title … saw action in 95 of a possible 116 sets … after playing mainly as a setter at the beginning of the season, she once again saw action as an outside attacker at the end of the year as injuries hampered the Ball State attacking corps … dished out double-figure assists in 12 matches to help the Cardinals rank first in the MAC and sixth nationally with a 13.96 assists-per-set average … racked up double-digit kills in three of the six matches she played as an attacker to help the Cardinals rank first in the MAC and seventh nationally with a 14.84 kills-per-set average … dished out a season-high 38 assists versus Drake (Sept. 14), while adding 37 assists versus Western Michigan (Oct. 11) … recorded her first career assist/dig double-double with 33 assists and a season-high 13 digs versus UNC Asheville (Sept. 20) … recorded at least one dig in 23 matches … posted double-digit kills in the final three matches of the season, including a season-best 12 kills in the regular season finale at Western Michigan (Nov. 16) … earned a career-high two solo blocks versus Bowling Green (Oct. 25) … finished the year with 23 total blocks and 12 service aces.
2012 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State … named to the MAC All-Freshman Team … played in 23 matches, earning two starts at setter and six starts as an outside attacker … was converted from setter to an outside attacker as injuries decimated the Ball State attacking corps … blasted double-digit kills in eight matches on the outside, while posting four kill/dig double-doubles … smashed a career-best 15 kills against Central Michigan (Oct. 5) and added 13 kills in three of BSU’s final four matches on the year … collected a career-best 18 digs in BSU’s match at Central Michigan (Nov. 10), while posting 15 one match earlier at Eastern Michigan (Nov. 9) … at setter, she dished out a season-best 42 assists against Kent State (Oct. 12) and added a career-best four service aces in the match … served up 11 aces on the year … recorded 20 total blocks on the year, including a season-high four total blocks (one solo and three assists) in the season finale versus Xavier (Nov. 24).
PREP CAREER: Earned three letters in volleyball at Carroll High School for Coach Doug Helsom ... helped guide the Chargers to a 26-9 overall record and to sectional and regional championships as the team's Most Valuable Player her senior year ... an Indiana All-State Second Team honoree, she handed out 395 assists, blasted 324 kills, collected 235 digs, recorded 72 total blocks and served up 63 aces as a senior to also garner First Team All-Northeast Hoosier Conference and All-Northeast Indiana accolades ... finished her career at Carroll with 916 assists, 749 kills, 513 digs, 208 total blocks and 207 aces ... first team all-conference and All-Northeast Indiana honoree as a junior after helping lead Carroll to a 31-7 overall record as well as sectional and regional championships ... picked up second team all-conference honors as a sophomore after helping the Chargers win a sectional title ... played five seasons for the Fort Wayne Volleyball Club where she is a setter/outside hitter ... as a member of the Fort Wayne Volleyball Club, she played for coached Trish Miller, Rick Hulls, Tony Terrell and IPFW associate head coach Steve Florio.
PERSONAL: Graduated in the spring of 2016 with a 3.457 grade-point average as a journalism major ... born Nov. 16, 1993 in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... daughter of Joe and Martha Spadafora ... has one brother, Dominic, and one sister, Rachael ... her brother Dominic played baseball at Taylor ... full name is Jenna Rose Spadafora.