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Jana Brusek 3

Jana  Brusek


Chicago, Illinois

High School:
St. Ignatius H.S.





Volleyball Announces 2017 Fall Schedule

Bears pack in 29 games, building towards repeat postseason bid


VB Lands Three on All-Big 12 Teams

Bears match program-record for postseason honors


VB Lands Three on Academic All-Big 12

Bears place three on first team award list for classroom excellence


VB Sweeps West Virginia for Win No. 20

Bears secure program's first 20-win season since 2012


VB’s Staiger and Brusek Claim Big 12 POTW Honors

Junior duo sweep offensive and defensive awards for second time this season


Baylor Volleyball vs. Oklahoma



Volleyball vs Texas - 10/12/2016

Volleyball vs. UT


Volleyball vs TCU 10/05/2016

VBall vs TCU


Volleyball vs Texas Tech - 09/28/2016

Volleyball vs Texas Tech - 09/28/2016


Baylor Volleyball vs. Washington State


 2017 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
2016 All-Big 12 (second team)
• 2016 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (two times)
• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 (first team)
• 2014 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 3)
• 2014 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 3)
• 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Seven-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection

2017 (Senior):
Finishes with the second-most career digs in program history with 1,620 after successful four-year career at Baylor…Finishes career averaging 3.61 digs per set in 122 career matches…Started at libero in all 31 matches, compiling 430 digs for 3.84 per set, good for sixth-best in the Big 12…Had 27 double-digit dig matches during the season and 90 in her career…Had a postseason-best 19 digs vs. Miami (Ohio) in the NCAA First Round...19 digs in three sets is a Baylor progrma record...Nearly matched a career high in digs with 31 against No. 10 BYU on Sept. 9…Averaged 6.20 digs vs. the Cougars…Posted 20 or more digs in three other matches, including 22 vs. Nevada (Sept. 7) and 21 at Washington State (Aug. 31) and vs. LSU (Sept. 13)…Posted double-digit digs in 14 of 16 Big 12 matches, including 17 digs vs. Oklahoma on Sept. 30…Totaled 87 assists, good for second-best on the team…Had a season-high seven assists at TCU on Sept. 23…Had the second-most service aces on the team, putting up 23…Had a season-high three service aces in both meetings against Texas Tech…Is one of three Bears in program history to play in back-to-back NCAA Tournaments…Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team…Earned spot on Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll during the fall semester.

2016 (Junior):
Anchored the defense that helped BU advance to its first NCAA Tournament since 2011…Earned her first career All-Big 12 honors (second team) after racking up a team-leading 577 digs during her junior campaign, which ranks third in single-season digs in Baylor history…Her 4.44 digs/set average ranked third in the conference…Led the team in digs in 25 matches, including a 32-dig performance at Texas Tech on Nov. 2 (four sets)…That performance set a Baylor record for most digs in a four-set match…Had 27 digs in three sets vs. Florida A&M, the most in a three-set match in the conference…Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 26 after she became the seventh player in Baylor history to log 22 or more digs in a three-set match, notching 22 in a sweep over No. 23 Kansas State…Again earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week recognition on Nov. 7 after she averaged 8.00 digs per match that week, which included her 32-dig match vs. the Red Raiders…Recorded 11 digs in an upset over San Diego to help win the team’s first NCAA tournament game since 2009…Set a career-high in assists as she totaled 10 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the Baylor Invitational on Aug. 27…Also recorded her first career double-double that night, notching 15 digs on top of her 10 assists…Recorded 15 or more digs in 21 matches, including at least 20 in 12 of them…Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team…Earned Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll recognition for both fall and spring semesters...Named to Baylor Dean’s List for spring semester.

2015 (Sophomore): 
Posted a team-high 365 digs...Her 3.31 digs per set ranked seventh-most in the Big 12...Put up 22 service aces, good for third-most on the team... Posted double-digit digs in 19 matches...Career-high four service aces against Texas State (10/9/15)...Selected to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team...Named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters and the fall Baylor Dean’s List.

2014 (Freshman):
Tallied 248 digs, third-most on the team...Served up 22 aces, also third-most on the team...Career-high 28 digs at Texas Tech (10/29/14) ranks No. 5 on BU all-time four-set match digs list...Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 3)...Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 3)...Named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters...Earned spring Dean’s List recognition...Earned Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors. 

High School:
Played three seasons for Chicago’s St. Ignatius College Prep...Played her final season for head coach Erik Eastman and helped her team to a combined 81-30 in her final three years...Her junior season, Brusek helped lead the Wolfpack to a 28-10 record and a Girls Catholic Athletic Conference (GCAC) championship...Named All-GCAC in each of her final two seasons and was a three-time GCAC All-Academic team honoree...Left school as the second all-time leader in service aces (139) and was third all-time in digs (953)...Played club volleyball for the Wildcat Juniors 18 Black and coach Paul Tashima; her team finished fifth at the AAU Nationals in Orlando, Fla. in the 18 Open division in June, 2014...Involved in several extra-curricular activities in high school and volunteered with the American Legion in Chicago. 

Daughter of James Brusek and June Macchiaverna ... Majoring in biology.


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