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      Jamie Lea
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Efland, N.C.

High School:
Orange H.S.

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH

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CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 24 (ETSU, 9/14/13)
Attacks: 66 (UNC Asheville, 9/6/13)
Hitting Pct.: .480 (Charlotte, 9/7/13)
Assists: 1, 2x (Charlotte, 9/7/13)
Aces: 1, 2x (South Carolina, 10/25/13)
Solo Blocks: 3 (Cincinnati, 8/30/13)
Block Assists: 5, 3x (Mississippi State, 11/30/13)
Total Blocks: 6 (Mississippi State, 11/30/13)
Digs: 12 (Cincinnati, 8/30/13)
*Through November 30, 2013

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
  • Recorded three matches with 20 or more kills
  • Finished her first season as a Lady Vol with 281 kills

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
  • Played high school volleyball at Orange High School in Hillsborough, N.C., where she was a four-year captain
  • Ranked as the 37th-best player in the class of 2013 by PrepVolleyball.com
  • Named to Volleyball Magazine's Girls' Fab 50 list, which recognizes the top 50 seniors in the nation
  • Four-time 3A All-Conference honoree and Player of the Year Award recipient
  • Finished her career with the Panthers with 1,142 kills, a .371 attacking percentage, 138 aces, 126 blocks and 381 digs

  • Played club volleyball with Jammers Volleyball Club
  • Led her club team to tournament titles at the Monument City Classic and the Capital Hill Classic in 2010 and 2011 as well as the Quest for Excellence championship in 2011
  • Also a standout in the classroom at Orange - where she was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars - Lea graduated in the top 50 of her class and maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA

PERSONAL
  • Majoring in criminal justice
  • Chose to attend Tennessee because the program has a great support system and fan base and because Knoxville is a great college town
  • Lists her hobbies outside of volleyball as reading and listening to music
  • Names her parents as her biggest sports influence because they have always supported her in all of her endeavors and encouraged her to be the best that she can be

  • Aspires to play professional volleyball for Team USA and have a career in criminal justice
  • Chose the Lady Vols over offers from Georgia, Florida and North Carolina
  • Has two sisters, Tanisha (23), who played volleyball at Queens University of Charlotte, and Breana (19), who currently attends UNC Charlotte
  • Jamie Danielle Lea, the daughter of James and Jacquelyn Lea, was born on Feb. 18, 1995, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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