Logged 72 games of experience in 24 matches, most coming at defensive specialist ... Started one match at setter Sept. 19 at Texas, replacing then-ill Dana Chuha ... Finished season with 111 digs, averaging 1.54 per game ... Tallied 10 or more digs three times ... Had career highs of three kills, 43 assists, one service ace, 15 digs and four points at Texas ... Contributed 13 digs Oct. 28 against Kansas ... Reached double figures in digs for a third time Nov. 17 at Nebraska with 11.
Dual-sport athlete at Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista, Calif. ... Coached by Carolyn Hudson as a senior and Woodie TeaTafa as a junior in volleyball ... Guided BVHS to Mesa League and California Interscholastic Federation titles ... Bonita Vista finished season ranked No. 1 nationally by vball.com ... Helped Barons to Mesa League Championship as a junior, reaching the CIF semifinals ... Earned all-state honors as a senior ... Was also selected all-tournament at the Torrey Pines California Challenge last spring ... Named first-team all-academic by San Diego Union Tribune ... Club team was Coast 18-1 ... Also earned two letters in track and field for head coach Ian Cummings ... Won district pole vault title as a sophomore ... Established school record in the pole vault that season ... Earned Academic Achievement Certificate, graduating with a 3.54 GPA.
Full name is Jillian Louise Mazzarella ... Born April 13, 1983 in La Jolla, Calif. ... Daughter of Daral and Janet Mazzarella ... Undecided on major.