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Jaime Mathieu - Volleyball - Kansas Jayhawks

Jaime Mathieu

Position Defensive Specialist
Class Senior
Height 5'0"
Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
High School Nerinx Hall

Career Honors:

2012: Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2011: Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2012: Junior Season
Started 16 matches and played in all 33 at the defensive specialist position… Finished the year with 245 digs, 18 assists and 11 aces… Posted eight double-digit dig matches… Landed at least one ace in 10 different matches… Powered the defense with 14 digs in a four-set win against RV Tulsa (8/31)… Collected 10 digs in three sets against UMKC (9/4)… Tied a season high with two assists and added eight digs versus Arizona State (9/7)… Tallied 31 digs in three matches at the Golden Dome Invitational, including 10 against Notre Dame (9/16)… Put up 11 digs in back-to-back matches at RV Oklahoma (10/9) and at No. 9 Texas (10/12)… Started at libero at No. 17 Kansas State (11/7), notching six digs… Dug 13 balls in three sets at TCU (11/17)… Came up with 10 digs against Wichita State (12/1) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

2011: Sophomore Season
Started three matches and appeared in 24 as defensive specialist for the Jayhawks… Recorded 63 digs on the season… Made a start against Texas Tech (11/12), where she had a season-high nine digs and an ace… Had eight digs in the last three matches of the season, against Oklahoma (11/16), at Kansas State (11/23) and against Baylor (11/26).

2010: Freshman Season
Played in 25 matches as a defensive specialist, including two appearances as libero… Often asked to step in and serve… Racked up 23 digs in first libero start versus Missouri on Sept. 29… Also played libero at Texas Tech and recorded her only other match with double-digit digs with 11… Made just two service reception errors all season.

High School
Led Nerinx Hall High School in digs and service reception during her last two seasons to earn her the team[apos]s defensive MVP and hustle awards as a junior and a senior… Twice named an all-district first-team selection as well as an all-region first team member in 2009… Recipient of the 2010 National Federation of High School Sports Sportsmanship Award… Lettered in lacrosse and raquetball for the Markers… A National Honor Society member.

Daughter of Allen and Susie Mathieu… Has an older sister, Jennifer, and an older brother, Joseph… Majoring in exercise science.