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

2010 (Redshirt Junior)

  • Averaged 1.53 kills and 0.41 blocks per set.
  • Provided 11 kills, 17 digs and eight blocks against Colgate at Penn State Invitational ( Sept. 3).
  • Hit .423 with 13 kills and 14 digs in CAA Tournament semifinal against Delaware (Nov. 20).
  • Followed with 13-kill, 18-dig performance in season-finale against Albany (Nov. 26).

2009 (Junior)

  • Missed season due to a knee injury.
  • Prior to 2009 season, she had appeared in 65 consecutive matches.

2008 (Sophomore)

  • Averaged 2.23 kills, third best on the team.
  • Ripped personal-best 19 kills and hit .548 against Towson Nov. 1, 2008.
  • Hit .400 or better with at least 10 kills six times during the season.

2007 (Freshman)

  • Made an immediate impact, hitting a team-high .289.
  • Recorded 391.5 points, good for second on the Rams.
  • Collected 10 or more kills 11 times in 2008 and 19 times in 2007.
  • Logged a career-high eight blocks twice in the same day vs. Georgetown and Long Island (Nov. 24).

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
2010
91-30
1.53
.136
0.19
0.08
22
1.65
14
0.41
12
4
165.0
TOTAL
327-95
2.44
.239
0.19
0.05
59
0.90
19
0.57
32
18
830.0
 
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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