#14 - Jessica Ojukwu
Position: MB
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5-11
Previous School: Colegio Dourado
Club Team: Paulistano


Just the facts

Full Name: Jessica Romao Ojukwu
Born: Sept. 1, 1989
Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Parents: Kingsley Ojukw and Isabel Cristina Romao
Siblings: Irene
Nickname: Jess
Major: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Kentucky Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2008 Third Team All-CAA.
  • 2007 CAA All-Rookie Team.

While with the Rams

  • Missed 2009 season due to a knee injury.
  • Prior to 2009 season, she had appeared in 65 consecutive matches.
  • Averaged 2.23 kills in 2008, third best on the team.
  • Hit a team-high .289 in 2007.
  • Recorded 391.5 points in as a freshman in 2007, good for second on the Rams.
  • Ripped personal-best 19 kills and hit .548 against Towson Nov. 1, 2008.
  • Collected 10 or more kills 11 times in 2008 and 19 times in 2007.
  • Hit .400 or better with at least 10 kills six times during 2008 season.
  • Logged a career-high eight blocks twice in the same day vs. Georgetown and Long Island Nov. 24, 2007.

Prior to VCU

  • Played three years of prep volleyball at Dourand College.
  • Led Dourand to district and conference titles as a freshman, junior and senior.
  • Named Finals MVP in 2006 when she led her school to a State Championship.

Getting to Know Jessica Ojukwu

  • A member of Paulistano Volleyball Club.
JESSICA OJUKWU - CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON
SP-MP
K/S
PCT.
A/S
SA/S
SE
D/S
RE
B/S
BE
BHE
PTS
2007
127-33
2.61
.289
0.31
0.07
33
0.63
2
0.72
8
13
391.5
2008
109-32
2.23
.252
0.06
0.00
4
0.60
3
0.53
12
1
273.5
2009
Did not play - injured
TOTAL
236-65
2.44
.272
0.19
0.04
37
0.61
5
0.64
20
14
665.0
 
Key: SP-MP = Sets Played-Matches Played; K/S = Kills per set; PCT. = Hitting percentage; A/S = Assists per set; SA/S = Service aces per set; SE = Service errors; D/S = Digs per set; RE = Receiving errors; B/S = Blocks per set; BE = Blocking errors; BHE = Ball handling errors; PTS = Points


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