Emma Jacobs ‘20 Recruiting Profile

  • Trinity High School
  • Chicago, IL
  • Women's Volleyball
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Emma Jacobs's Women's Volleyball Recruiting Profile
Club:
Wildcats Jrs
Height:
6'0"
Weight:
155
Dominant Hand:
Right
Age:
18
Prim. Position:
OH
Sec. Position:
OPP

Personal Statement

My name is Emma Jacobs, Class of 2020. My volleyball goal is to play in college where I can improve my skills while receiving a great education. 

I play volleyball for Trinity High School in River Forest, IL and Wildcat Jrs Volleyball Club as an outside hitter. I have played every front row position and love all six rotations. I am a true 6'0" in my bare feet and weigh 155 pounds. I have won three regional titles during high school, and I have been named All-Conference Team for the GCAC, an extremely competitive conference with excellent athletes on every team three times and Conference Player of the Year once. I was also selected for the Special Mention All-State Team. 

I started playing volleyball in 4th grade for my school team and loved it from the start.  I was a competitive swimmer, but after enjoying the camaraderie of a team, I focused more on volleyball while also participating in basketball, softball, and track.  Since starting high school, I have focused on volleyball while still playing softball during the summer for a local league. 

I have the highest GPA in my class, and my number one priority is academics. I earn every one of my A’s by surpassing all expectations on every project and test. 

I am fortunate to attend a rigorous high school, and I want a university that will challenge me academically and allow me to grow intellectually in order to pursue a career as a museum curator.  

Athletically, I have always been the steadiest player on the court.  I relish that stress during a game, and in college, I want to continue to grow as a player, learning from more experienced players and coaches. I want to learn to take risks while continuing to be the most dependable person on the court.  My strongest attribute is my gameplay. During practice without the excitement of a game, I think about plays, about what I need to do to improve myself, and about how I can help improve my team by learning every person’s rotation. During a game, I focus on my number one job, keeping the ball off the floor, so we can score.  It is never just about me. I understand that I play on a team, and we can only win as a team. As a leader for my team, I keep my team positive and pumped to close out close matches.  

Youtube videos link: Full club games - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLY7oaTAma3I-Q048Ig--FM-MAXI4zk9Td

Highlights - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLY7oaTAma3I_T_1VIzAFvw9CLrt7P4P7p

For an analysis of my abilities from a D1 university coach - https://prephero.com/emmajacobs2











Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 4 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 4 years
  • 2019 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #33
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #33
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-Conference, Conference Player of the Year, Tribune Player of the Month
  • Team Awards:
    Sectional 3rd Place, Sun Times Athlete of the Month, Regional Champs, Conference Champs
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #33
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State, All State Special Mention top 50, Honorable Mention All-Area
  • Team Awards:
    Conference 2nd Place, Regional Champs
  • Season Schedule
  • 2016 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #33
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 5 seasons
  • 2020 Wildcats Jrs (18-1)
  • Season Schedule
  • 2019 Triple Ace 18 Black (17/18 Black)
  • 2018 Triple Ace Volleyball Club (17 Black)
  • 2017 Triple Ace Volleyball Club (IL) (16 Black)
  • Notes: Chosen All-Star for 44th AAU Championship 16U Aspire Division
  • Season Schedule
  • 2016 Triple Ace Volleyball (14 Black)

Coach References

  • Club Director
  • Ken Uhlir
  • High School Head Coach
  • Ken Uhlir
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Cassie Petosky
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Craig Boller

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Trinity High School
State:
ILLINOIS
Enrollment:
534

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. I am in the full IB programme. My core courses, English, science, math, French, history are all IB. IB is a full program, unlike AP, IB focuses on the quality of skill application, not just on content acquisition. Trinity does not list rank until graduation, However, I received the top scholarship for excellence, given to the student with the highest weighted and unweighted GPA.
AP Classes:
Yes. IB HL English IB HL Art IB HL History IB SL Chemistry = finished and passed exam May, 2019 IB SL Math IB SL French
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • Illinois State Scholar Full IB Diploma Candidate IB Chemistry Exam and IA - passed exam May
  • Award
    • 2019 Board of Directors' Leadership Award for entrance exam results = 2016 Excellence Scholarship for the top student in my freshman class
  • Award
    • = 2017 Excellence Scholarship for the top student in my sophomore class
  • Award
    • = 2018 Excellence Scholarship for the top student in my junior class
  • Award
    • = 2019 Excellence in Chemistry Award 2018 and 2019
  • Award
    • Academic All-Conference
  • Award
    • 2016
  • Award
    • 2017
  • Award
    • 2018
  • Award
    • Honor Roll
  • Award
    • 2016-present
  • Activity
    • Environmental Club - officer
  • Activity
    • Girls in Green - officer
  • Activity
    • organizes environmental events at school
  • Activity
    • Société Honoraire de Français
  • Activity
    • National Honor Society
  • Activity
    • National Art Honor Society
  • Activity
    • CAS = service organization

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Contact Information

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Mailing Address

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Statistics

Statistic 2018 Varsity Te 2017 Varsity Te
Attack Kills 354 367
Attack Errors 74 94
Total Attempts 730 805
Kill Percentage .382 .339
Kills/Game 9.3 9.6
Aces 24 33
Serving Percentage 91% .90
Block Errors 2
Total Blocks 8.5
Digs 207
Digs/Game 5.44
Aces/Game .9
Service Errors 24
Games Played 83
Matches Played 38
 

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