Jenny Phelan

#2 Jenny Phelan

POS. DS/L
YEAR So.
HT. 5-7
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Chicago, Ill. (Mother McAuley)

2016: Saw action in 24 matches while making one start…Notched 96 digs over 75 sets…Her 1.28 digs per set was fifth best on the squad…Had her best match of the season against Army West Point with 11 digs, three assists and one service ace...Posted double-digit digs in two matches…Totaled five assists on the year…

2015: Finished fifth on the team behind a career high 140 digs…Career high 13 digs at Utah (8/29)…Four matches in double figures in digs…Season high three service aces at Utah…Played in 30 matches, 96 sets, both career highs.

2014: ASUN All-Academic Team…Played in 13 matches and 41 sets…Season was cut short by injury...Made two starts (at Missouri, 9/5; vs. Western Kentucky, 9/9)…Played in all five sets in two matches (vs. Illinois St., 9/6; vs. Georgia Tech, 9/12)…Season high nine digs in four sets at Kansas in college debut (8/29)…One service ace (vs. Oakland, 9/6).

High School: Illinois Class 4A State Champions in 2014...Voted Team captain...Led Mother McCauley to a third-place finish in Class 4A in 2013...Named MVP of her Junior Varsity squad in 2011...National Honor Society. 

Club: Michio Chicago Volleyball Academy captain 2010-2014...Student ambassador 2010-2014...Student peer leader 2011-2014...Student council 2012-2014...Spanish honors society 2011-2014.

Personal: Parents are Judy and Mark Phelan...Her father played college football at Eastern Illinois...One brother, Luke and two sisters, Meghan and Kelly.