Jasmine Conner
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    Jasmine Conner

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Flossmoor, Ill.

    High School:
    Homewood-Flossmoor

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Middle Blocker

    Birthdate:
    10/25/1988


    Updated April 15, 2011

    A great contributor to the Saluki block throughout her career, ranked in Missouri Valley Conference play • her ability to play high is what SIU needs to compete in the Valley • shown great improvement in the off-season, may be called upon to help on the outside.

    2010
    Played in and started all 28 matches as a senior • saw action in 97 sets • led the team in hitting percentage at .289 • was ranked as high as No. 21 in the country by the NCAA in blocks per set • finished the season ranked fourth in the MVC with an average 1.07 blocks per set • recorded a career-best 19 kills in a five-set victory over Indiana State (Oct. 8) • finished the year with a career-best 104 total blocks • posted a personal-best hitting percentage of .727 against Brown (Sept. 3).

    2009
    Played in 15 matches, starting four • saw action in 28 sets as a junior after sitting about three weeks with an ankle injury • averaged 1.32 kills and 1.14 blocks per set • finished with season with 37 kills and 32 total blocks • recorded a career-best six block assists and eight total blocks at Northern Illinois (Aug.28).

    2008
    As a sophomore, played in 21 matches, starting 11, seeing action in 61 sets • averaged 1.10 kills and 0.87 blocks per set • ranked 10th in the Missouri Valley Conference in blocks per set (0.87) • finished with season with 67 kills, 13 digs and 53 total blocks • tied a career-best nine kills against SEMO (Sep. 13) and added a season-best six blocks against UNI (Oct. 31).

    2007
    Played in 24 matches and 64 sets as a freshman • wrapped up the season with 71 kills, 17 digs and 55 total blocks for an 0.86 block per set average • her 1.12 block per set average in The Valley ranked seventh • recorded a career-best nine kills at Bradley (Oct. 13), hitting .500 in the match, also putting up a career-high six blocks.

    High School
    Named to the SWSC all-conference team as a senior • awarded her team's most valuable player honor • was a three-year letter-winner • named to three all-tournament teams as a senior • wrapped up her high school career with 310 kills and 211 blocks • as a junior, her club team Celtic Force won the 2006 Central Zone Volleyball Tournament, qualified for nationals by winning the Northeast 17 & Under Open Division North Bracket • her team finished 14th at nationals that year, also finishing second at the Asics Colorado Crossroads Junior Nationals.

    Personal
    High School • Homewood-Flossmoor
    Club Team • Ultimate

    Full name is Jasmine Kayla Conner • majoring in sport administration • born on October 25, 1988 in Chicago, Ill. • has two sisters, Megan (23) and Kelsey (17) • daughter of James Jr. and Nancy Conner • cousin to ex-U.S. Senator Carol Mosley Braun.

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