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#9 Amiya Jones

Height 6-2
Class Jr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School Tindley

2019 as a sophomore

  • Appeared in 27 matches in 2019.
  • Finished third on the team with 188 kills.
  • Ranked second on the team with 60 total blocks.
  • Enjoyed a career day at Indiana on Oct. 26, finished with a career-high 15 kills and seven service aces in an Iowa win.
  • Her seven aces were the most in the Big Ten in 2019 and tied for fifth-most in a match in program history.
  • Amassed five matches with over a .500 hitting percentage (Stony Brook, Washington, Michigan, Wisconsin, Maryland).
  • Finished the season recording at least three blocks in four of her last five matches.

2018 as a freshman

  • Started all 31 matches
  • Recorded three kills two blocks, and a dig in first career match against SMU on Aug. 25
  • Tallied two kills and five blocks against Lipscomb
  • Contributed three kills and a dig against Belmont on Aug. 26
  • Notched a career-high five kills against No. 21 Colorado on Sept. 1
  • Added four kills and a dig in a win over Iowa State
  • Notched a career-high eight blocks and 10 kills against Michigan on Sept. 23
  • Contributed 8 kills vs. Maryland with a .545 hitting %
  • Recorded 7 blocks and 6 kills against Michigan State
  • Recorded 5 kills vs. Indiana
  • Notched 11 kills vs. No. 12 Purdue
  • Recorded 7 kills and 5 blocks vs. Maryland
  • Tallied 7 kills vs. Ohio State

High School

  • Three-time All-City honoree
  • Named All-State her junior season
  • Team MVP her junior season
  • First player in school history to reach 1,000 kills and 500 digs
  • Member of Circle City Volleyball club and Vision Volleyball club
  • Qualified for USA volleyball national team her junior season
  • Club coach was Scott McQueen
  • High school coaches were Sharifa Blackwell and Eugene Murray

Personal

  • Born Feb. 15, 2000
  • Daugherty of Kelli Morgan and DeCurtiss Jones
  • Has one sibling (Kyndal)
  • Criminology/psychology major