#2 Danielle Erb
#11 Haley Jacobsen
Freshman Outside Hitter Tampa, Fla./Plant Media Arts and Design major/Business minor
Freshman Middle Blocker Winchester, Va./ Sherando Health Sciences major
• Led Plant to three consecutive state championships and ranked 11th nationally in 2008 by MaxPreps. com
• First Team All-Northwestern District and Second Team AllRegion II as a senior
• Panthers’ leader in kills (4.4 per set, 352 total) and aces (88) • 2008 High School All-American by prepvolleyball.com • 2008 Florida’s Dairy Farmer Class 5A Player of the Year • Listed as top 300 recruit nationally by prepvolleyball.com Why did you choose JMU? I chose JMU for the wonderful education opportunity while being able to play college D1 volleyball! What do you want to accomplish in the 2009 season? I want to be the best player I can be and contribute to the winning season for 2009 Dukes Volleyball Team! What is your pre-game ritual? Chilling while listening to music on my IPOD!
• Three-year varsity starter for the Warriors • Led Sherando to District titles in 2008 and 2006 Why did you choose JMU? It’s a great school academically and athletically and I fell in love with the campus when I visited. What do you enjoy most about JMU volleyball? The competitiveness and the talent of the team. They also seem like they have a lot of fun. Something that few people know about you? I am terrible at basketball What is your favorite road trip memory? Driving to Roanoke,Va. to play in the state championship game my freshman year of high school.
Something that few people know about you? I have studied ballet, tap, jazz, and acrobatics while performing in a dance troop for 12 years!
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