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4 - Janelle Currey
Janelle Currey
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rocklin, Calif.
High School: Rocklin HS

2013 Sand Season
Was on the roster, but did not play during the sand season.

2012 Season

For the fourth straight season, she started every match at outside hitter, while also playing in all 119 sets…played and started every match of her career, a span of 126 starts…that is the second longest consecutive starts streak in Sacramento State history…finished the season averaging 2.84 kills, 3.00 digs, 0.42 blocks and 3.29 points per set…posted double figures in kills 16 times, and double figures in digs on 22 occasions…that included 14 double-doubles, and she finished her career with 62 double-doubles…had three matches with 20-plus kills, including a season-high 21 in a win against Northern Arizona…season-high 21 digs came against UC Davis…had a .958 reception percentage, the best mark among the Hornets’ regular passers…had 10 kills and a career-high .500 hitting percentage (10-1-18) in a three-set win against Jacksonville…posted double figures in kills in each of the last four matches, and six of the last seven contests of the season…among Sacramento State Div. I era (1991-pres.) career leaders, Currey finished her career ranked fourth in digs (1,662) and attempts (5,029), seventh in kills (1,418), tied for eighth in aces (127), ninth in points (1,657.5) and 10th in digs per set (3.35)…was also a three-time team captain and eight-time all-tournament selection during her career…that included all-tournament accolades at this year’s Sacramento State Invitational and Fresno State Volleyball Classic.

2011 Season
Started all 32 matches and appeared in 121 of a possible 123 sets…averaged 2.34 kills, 3.60 digs, 0.30 aces and 0.40 blocks per set…among team leaders, she ranked second in kills, digs and service aces…tied for 10th in the Big Sky with 10 double-doubles…also among conference leaders, she ranked fifth in aces and ninth in digs…posted double figures in kills in 11 matches, and double digits in digs in 26 contests…had at least 11 digs in 18 of the team’s final 19 matches of the season…named all-tournament at the Hilton Garden Inn Classic in Berkeley…posted a season-high 18 kills to go along with 23 digs at Northern Arizona…had just 28 reception errors in 451 serve receives, good for a team-best .945 percentage…became the 11th player in the program since 1985 to join the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club…she became one of just four players in school history to reach the plateau before her senior season (joining Jill Haas, Carissa Buie and Nicole Harty)…named to the Big Sky all-academic team for the third straight year.

2010 Season
One of two Hornets to start all 32 matches and appear in all 127 sets…a second team all-Big Sky Conference selection after averaging 3.24 kills, 3.47 digs, 3.76 points and 0.43 blocks per set to go along with a .174 hitting percentage…had 20 double-doubles (kills and digs) which were the top mark in the conference…among conference leaders, she ranked fifth in kills, seventh in points and aces (0.28 per set), and 10th in digs…tallied double figures in kills in 22 of 32 matches, and double figures in digs on 25 occasions…named MVP of the Sacramento State Invitational, and all-tournament at the Corvallis Invitational…had 36 aces compared to just 27 service errors…had a season-high 23 kills on three occasions…also had a career-high 30 digs against SMU…among team leaders, she was first in kills, attacks, points, service receptions, second in digs and third in aces…named to the Big Sky all-academic team for the second straight year.

2009 Season
One of two Hornets to start all 32 matches and appear in all 129 sets…finished her freshman season with averages of 2.98 kills and 3.33 digs per set…her 385 kills and 429 digs both set the Sacramento State Div. I era-record (1991-pres.) for most kills and digs by a freshman outside hitter…had a 2.5-to-1 service ace-to-error ratio (32 aces, 13 errors), easily the best mark on the team…among Big Sky leaders, she ranked second in double-doubles (18), ninth in kills and digs, and 10th in points (3.41 per set)…posted double figures in digs 25 times, including each of the last seven matches…also had 23 matches with double figures in kills…led or tied for the team lead in kills in nine matches…career high of 25 kills came against Santa Clara…posted a season-best 25 digs against UC Davis, and her .429 hitting percentage (10-1-29) against DePaul was a season high…had a service reception percentage of .954, the best mark among Hornets with more than 10 receptions…received all-tournament honors three times, including the Big Orange Volleyball Tournament, Sacramento State Invitational and the DePaul Volleyball Invitational…named to the Big Sky Conference all-academic team.
 
High School
A 2009 graduate of Rocklin High School…played four years of volleyball for the Thunder…during her senior season, she was the team captain and named the Sierra Foothill League MVP and first team all-Metro after leading Rocklin to a semifinal appearance in the Sac-Joaquin Div. II section playoffs, a league championship and a 31-4 overall record…had 305 kills during her senior year, which was the second best mark in Rocklin High School single-season history…also an all-league selection during her junior season after compiling 180 digs, the second best mark in school single-season history…also in 2007, Currey helped Rocklin High School to a fourth-place finish in the Div. II Northern California playoffs…served as the school’s Junior Class President.

Personal
Majoring in mathematics…daughter of Steve Currey and Jana ten Pas…played for the 17-under Gold Cal Junior Club team in 2008, which placed fifth at the Junior Olympics and was coached by former Sacramento State volleyball player Kristi Lambert Deter.

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