Tessa  Grubbs

17Tessa Grubbs

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tega Cay, S.C.

High School:
Fort Mill High School

Height:
6-3

Position:
OH

CAREER HIGHS

  • Kills: 23, (vs. Cleveland State, 9/2/16)
  • Attacks: 58 (vs. Cleveland State, 9/2/16)
  • Hitting Pct.: .579 (vs. Georgia, 9/25/16)
  • Assists: --
  • Aces: 3, (vs. Georgia, 9/25/16)
  • Solo Blocks: 2, 2x (vs. Texas A&M, 9/9/16)
  • Block Assists: 6 (vs. Cincinnati, 8/26/16)
  • Total Blocks: 6 (vs. Cincinnati, 8/26/16)
  • Digs: 7, 2x (last vs. Xavier, 9/10/16)

CAREER HONORS

2016 SEC All-Freshman Team

AS A FRESHMAN (2016)

  • Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team after leading the Vols as an offensive threat, playing in 26 matches and averaging 3.60 kills/set (320 overall) and recording 0.82 digs/set and 0.52 blocks/set.
  • Had at least 10 kills in 15 matches played and more than 15 kills on seven occasions in her first full year playing outside hitter after growing up in the middle positions.
  • Earned a spot on the DISH Tennessee Classic All-Tournament Team to start the year with 23 kills (3.29 k/s) and 11 digs in two matches played.
  • Recorded a career-best 23 kills against Cleveland State in a five-setter, also collecting six digs and two blocks.
  • Earned All-Tournament Team honors during the GW Invitational, averaging 4.11 kills/set and a .361 hitting percentage throughout three matches
  • Posted a career-best three aces against Georgia during their match at home on 9/25/16. During the same match she had 12 kills and an efficient .579 hitting percentage
  • Led the team with 17 kills and earned a .343 hitting percentage against Florida on 10/2/16
  • Led the team in kills and hitting percentage with 18 kills and a .400 hitting percentage against Arkansas on 10/16/16
  • Second-most kills of the season came at home against LSU (11/20) where she posted 19 while hitting .378 with three block assists in a 3-1 team win.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB

  • Attended Fort Mill High School and played for Carolina Union Volleyball club.
  • Earned 2015 Under Armour Honorable Mention All-America honors as a senior, recording 88 aces in her final year at Fort Mill
  • During her junior year, she averaged 5.8 kills, 1.7 digs and 3.6 kills per set.

PERSONAL

  • Majoring in special education
  • Participated in competitive Irish dancing while living in Belgium
 

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