Iesha  Bryant

12Iesha Bryant

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Carthage, Texas

High School:
Carthage H.S.

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

Experience:
HS



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CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 8 (vs. Tennessee Tech, 8/29/14)
Attacks: 19 (Mercer, 9/20/14)
Hitting Pct.: .462 (vs. Northern Illinois, 9/5/14)
Assists: 2 (vs. Cleveland State, 8/30/14)
Aces: --
Solo Blocks: 1, 7x (MR at Missouri, 9/28/14)
Block Assists: 8 (vs. Cleveland State, 8/30/14)
Total Blocks: 9 (vs. Cleveland State, 8/30/14)
Digs: 1, 9x (MR vs. Arkansas, 11/26/14)
*Through November 29, 2014

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)


  • Appeared in 29 matches as a true freshman, getting the starting nod 16 times
  • Finished the year with 104 kills and a team-leading 84 total blocks
  • Closed the year ranked ninth in the SEC in blocks per set at 0.98
  • Earned All-Tournament honors at the season-opening Appalachian Invitational after posting a tournament-best 17 total blocks and 16 total kills over three matches
  • Began her collegiate career with five blocks in a 3-0 win over Tennessee Tech on Aug. 29
  • Followed that performance with a career-high nine blocks in a 3-1 victory against Cleveland State
  • Led Tennessee in total blocks on 13 occasions in 2014, tying her for the team lead
  • Finished with six kills on a career-best .462 hitting efficiency against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5
  • Had seven matches of five or more blocks in 2014

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB


  • Played high school volleyball at Carthage High School in Carthage, Texas
  • Was also a standout in track and basketball
  • Named the MVP of her volleyball and track team
  • Named Most Improved for her basketball team
PERSONAL


  • Majoring in sport management/education
  • Chose Tennessee because of the opportunity to start fresh in a new state, and because of the academic support she would receive at Tennessee
  • Picked the Lady Vols over offers from Texas, Texas A&M, and LSU
  • Models herself and her game after Destiny Hooker
  • Recipient of the Dr. Sharon B. Lord Women's Athletic Leadership Scholarship
  • After sports, she aspires to become a coach and teach special ed.
  • Has one younger brother, Draylin (14)
  • Iesha Shalun Bryant, the daughter of Angela Bryant, was born on April 18, 1996 in Henderson, Texas
 

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