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    Jeni Houser

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Louisville, KY

    High School:
    Assumption

    Height:
    6-3

    Position:
    Middle Blocker / Right Side


    05/23/2014

    Irish Volleyball Releases Elite 2014 Schedule

    Notre Dame will play 12 matches against NCAA Tournament teams including national runner-up Wisconsin.

    12/18/2013

    Houser Receives AVCA Honorable Mention All-America Accolades

    The junior is a two-time honoree.

    12/10/2013

    Houser Earns AVCA East Coast All-Region Honors

    The junior has received all-region accolades two years in a row.

    12/04/2013

    Houser Named Third Team All-ACC

    The junior has earned all-conference honors all three years.

    11/29/2013

    Irish Dispatch Eagles, 3-1, On Black Friday

    Notre Dame hosts Syracuse at 2 p.m. Saturday for Senior Day.

    05/15/2012

    2011-12 Athletics Highlight Video

    Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.

    09/13/2013

    Notre Dame vs. Loyola-Chicago

    Photos from Notre Dame's 3-1 win over Loyola Friday, Sept. 13 from University photographer Matt Cashore.

    11/09/2012

    11/9 Volleyball vs Cincinnati

    Notre Dame beat Cincinnati 3 to 2 on their Senior Night, making this win the 500th for Coach Debbie Brown at Notre Dame.

    10/28/2012

    10/28 Volleyball vs USF

    Notre Dame defeated USF in 3 sets in a match on October 28th in the Joyce Center's Purcell Pavilion.

    10/26/2012

    10/26 Volleyball vs Pittsburgh

    Notre Dame defeated Pittsburgh 3 sets to 1 on October 26th in the Notre Dame field house in the Joyce Center.

    10/07/2012

    10/7 Volleyball vs St. John's

    Notre Dame defeated St. John's 3 sets to 1 on October 7th in the Purcell Pavilion.

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    AT NOTRE DAME (2011-PRESENT): A standout on the court all three years with program ... has rotated between right side and middle blocker throughout career ... one of just four players in program history to earn AVCA honorable mention All-America or All-America accolades two or more times in career ... selected all-region twice in addition to earning all-conference accolades all three years ... is one of just 21 players in program history with 1,000-plus kills ... on pace to finish in the top-10 in program history in kills.

    HONORS & AWARDS: Two-time AVCA honorable mention All-American (2012, 2013) ... AVCA All-East Coast Region Team (2013) ... AVCA All-Northeast Region Team (2012) ... all-ACC third team (2013) ... all-BIG EAST first team (2012) ... all-BIG EAST second team (2011) ... preseason all-ACC team (2013) ... preseason all-BIG EAST team (2012) ... three-time BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection (Oct. 8, 2012, Aug. 27, 2012, Nov. 7, 2011) ... two-time Shamrock Invitational all-tournament team (2012, 2013) ... Shamrock Invitational MVP (2013) ... two-time Golden Dome Invitational all-tournament team (2011, 2013) ... Golden Dome Invitational MVP (2011) ... BIG EAST all-tournament team (2011) ... Stanford Invitational all-tournament team (2011) ... three-time monogram winner (2011, 2012, 2013).

    AS A JUNIOR (2013): Turned in another All-America caliber year playing primarily in the middle ... became first player in program history to earn all-ACC honors (third team) before receiving first team AVCA all-East Coast region accolades and AVCA honorable mention All-America honors to close out the 2013 campaign ... named the Notre Dame Monogram Club co-MVP for volleyball with teammate Maggie Brindock ... started all 31 matches and played in all 120 sets ... led the team (10th in ACC) in attack percentage (.303), blocks (117), blocks per set (0.98) and points (394.0) ... was also second in kills (311), tied for fourth in service aces (14) and sixth in digs (77) ... recorded double-digit kills in 17 matches ... had two or more blocks in 26 matches and five or more digs in five matches ... earned a spot on the Golden Dome Invitational team after 14 kills (.462 attack %) and five blocks in a victory over Bowling Green (Sept. 6) and 11 kills, three service aces, five digs and five blocks against No. 22 Purdue (Sept. 7) ... came back the following weekend and earned MVP honors and a spot on the all-tournament team at the Shamrock Invitational after a remarkable three matches ... opened weekend with 12 kills (.474 attack %), four digs and three blocks in a win over Loyola-Chicago (Sept. 13) ... continued successful weekend with 12 kills (.321 attack %), three assists and four blocks in victory over Oakland (Sept. 14) before turning in a historic performance in a thrilling 3-2 win over Auburn (Sept. 14) where the Irish trailed 2-0 ... tallied 18 kills (.531 attack %), four digs and a career-best 13 blocks for a remarkable 26.5 points ... finished the weekend with team highs in kills (42) and blocks (20) ... produced 16 kills (.324 attack %) in win over North Dakota State (Sept. 21) ... hit .692 (nine kills) and added four blocks at No. 14 North Carolina (Sept. 27) ... produced 11 kills (.370 attack %) and four blocks against Wake Forest (Oct. 4) ... 13 kills (.300 attack %) and seven blocks helped propel Irish to big win over Miami (Oct. 18) at home ... totaled 11 kills (.346 attack %) and six blocks at Virginia (Oct. 27) ... hit .400 with 11 kills and .474 with 10 kills in back-to-back wins against Maryland (Nov. 1) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) ... had 11 kills (.304 attack %), six digs and five blocks in win at Boston College (Nov. 9) ... tallied 11 more kills (.450 attack %) at Miami (Nov. 15) ... totaled 13 kills (.440 attack %), five digs and four blocks in win versus Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) ... in next to last match of year totaled 15 kills and five blocks in victory over Boston College (Nov. 29) ... was a preseason all-ACC selection ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Turned in sensational sophomore campaign, culminating in Honorable Mention All-America honors ... teamed with fellow sophomore Toni Alugbue to give the Irish two or more All-Americans in one season for the first time since 2009 ... also was named to the AVCA All-Northeast Region team and was a first team all-BIG EAST selection ... named the squad's co-Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP with Alugbue ... finished second on the team in kills (379), kills per set (3.32), points (432.0) and points per set (3.79) ... was tops on the team in hitting percentage (.324) for players that averaged over 1.0 kills per set ... placed eighth in the BIG EAST in hitting percentage, ninth in kills per set and 10th in points per set ... played in all 30 matches, earning starts in 24 ... recorded 10 or more kills in 24 of the team's 30 matches ... led or tied for the team lead in kills in 13 matches ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Aug. 27) after 37 kills during the season's opening weekend (Aug. 24-26) ... opened season with 17 kills and a .464 hitting percentage against No. 1 UCLA (Aug. 24) ... had 10 kills and two blocks each against Saint Louis (Aug. 25) and No. 4 Nebraska (Aug. 26) ... tallied impressive 20 kills, a .455 hitting percentage and two blocks in a 3-1 win over UAB (Aug. 31) ... produced 14 kills, a .393 hitting percentage and three blocks in a 3-1 win over Buffalo (Sept. 1) ... had 10 kills, a .364 hitting percentage and four blocks in a 3-0 sweep of Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 2) ... hit .462 with 14 kills against No. 5 USC (Sept. 8) ... powered home 17 kills, three blocks and three digs while hitting a career-high .586 in a 3-0 win over Cal Poly (Sept. 7) ... recorded 19 kills, nine digs and three blocks in 3-2 win over Xavier (Sept. 14) ... tallied 10 kills, three digs and five blocks against Loyola Marymount (Sept. 15) ... had 14 kills, five digs, three blocks, two assists and two service aces in a 3-1 win over Kansas (Sept. 16) ... had 13 kills and four blocks in a 3-2 win over Cincinnati (Sept. 21) ... notched 14 kills and four blocks in a 3-2 win over No. 10 Louisville (Sept. 23) ... recorded 12 kills, four digs and five blocks against Marquette (Sept. 29) ... had an efficient 12-kill match while hitting .529 in a 3-0 win over Syracuse (Sept. 30) ... earned spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 8) after helping the Irish to wins over UConn and St. John's ... had eight kills and five blocks while hitting .538 in a 3-0 win over the Huskies (Oct. 6) ... recorded 16 kills and seven blocks while hitting .536 in a 3-1 win over the Red Storm (Oct. 7) ... had 13 kills, two digs and two blocks while hitting .407 in a 3-0 win over DePaul (Oct. 12) ... produced 13 kills and four blocks in a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) ... logged 11 kills (hit .474) in a 3-0 win over USF (Oct. 28) ... tallied 14 kills, two digs and two blocks in hitting .407 in a 3-1 win over Seton Hall (Nov. 3) ... had a team-high 14 kills in a 3-1 win over Rutgers (Nov. 4) ... also had two digs and five blocks while hitting .387 ... recorded 12 kills, three digs and two blocks against USF in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... closed out regular season with 16 kills, five digs and three blocks at Ohio (Nov. 23) ... led team with 16 kills and a .382 attack percentage in NCAA First Round match against No. 14 Ohio State ... participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2011): 20 matches with 10+ kills ... season-high 19 kills at Stanford and vs. Portland ... hit .288 with team-high 320 kills (3.05/set) on the season ... paced Irish with 364.5 points (3.47/set) ... third on team with 0.67 blocks/set (15 solo, 55 assists) ... led the Irish with 143 kills (3.04/set) in league play while adding 36 blocks (0.77/set) ... totaled 42 digs in 13 BIG EAST contests ... 10+ kills in nine league contests ... accounted for double-digit points in 13 league games ... 11 kills, seven digs and six blocks in career debut vs. Eastern Michigan ... double-double (10 kills, 10 digs) vs. Butler ... averaged 3.57 kills/set in two matches at the Stanford Invitational ... led all players at Golden Dome Invite in hitting (.348), kills/set (3.82) and points/set (4.36) ... 11 kills on 17 errorless swings (.647) vs. Lipscomb ... double-digit kills in four straight matches from Sept. 9-16 ... double-digit kills in five straight matches from Oct. 18 - Nov. 5 ... 13 kills and six blocks at Connecticut ... match-high 17 kills (.462) vs. Seton Hall ... opened BIG EAST Championship with 17 kills (.533) vs. Syracuse ... closed opening campaign with 10+ kills in nine of last 11 matches ... two aces and 79 digs on the season ... earned a monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Prepped at perennial powerhouse Assumption (Ky.) ... attended same high school as Irish All-American Christina Kaelin ... AVCA Under Armour All-America first team (2010) ... Kentucky's Miss Volleyball (2010) ... Kentucky's seventh region Player of the Year (2010) ... Kentucky's state tournament MVP (2010) ... first team all-state (2009) ... led Assumption to a pair of state titles (2007, 2010), a pair of regional titles, a trio of district crowns (2006, 2007 and 2010) and a pair of LIVT Tournament titles (2007, 2010) ... played on the club circuit for the widely-recognized KIVA program ... heralded as one of PrepVolleyball.com's top seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen ... named MVP of 2010 JVA 17-open Championship ... Durango Fall Classic All-Tournament Team (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Asics Challenge All-Tournament Team (2008, 2010) ... KHSAA Seventh Region All-Tournament Team (2009, 2010) ... KHSAA 24th District All-Tournament Team (2008) ... AAU All-American (2006, 2008) ... best blocker at the Great Lakes Tournament (2009) ... three-time winner of the Asics Challenge (2007, 2008, 2009) ... led KIVA to the AAU national championship in 2007, 2008 and 2010 ... runner-up in the 2010 JVA 17-open ... national champions at the USAV Jr. Olympics in 2007 ... earned five letters at Assumption, playing with the varsity team since eighth grade ... volunteered as a preschool teacher's aide while also assisting at the local senior citizens center ... part of high school's President Honor Roll ... born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... full name is Jennifer Elaine Houser ... daughter of Danielle and Rob Houser ... has four siblings ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in American Studies.

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