Earned a roll in the lineup as a freshman and continually improved. A strong and quick player who will see time at the “Libro” position. A good ball handler with great passing skills who could anchor the defense.
2002: Played in all 104 games for Tech mainly as the libero...opened the season with six consecutive double-digit dig matches...recorded 345 digs on the year including 20 double-digit dig matches...twice talled 20 digs in a match, versus Ball State and Kansas.
2001: Had an outstanding first season as a defensive specialist for the Red Raiders...tallied 290 digs...had 16 double-digit dig matches...was named to the Red Raider Classic All-Tournament team as the defensive specialist.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Canyon High School in New Braunfels, Texas...led her team to the 1998 District Championship, a state-semi-finals appearance in 1999 and 2000...was named Second-Team All-District in 1998 and first-team in 1999 and 2000...named academic all-district...State Tournament All-Tournament Team in 1999...second-team All-State in 1999 as well as second-team All-Greater San Antonio...named Female Athlete of the Year at Canyon High School in 1999...in 2000 she was named first team, all-district, Greater San Antonio and was named the Top Defensive Player by High Wired Sports
JUNIOR EXPERIENCES: Played for three different club teams...played for Centex in 1997 and advanced to a 7th place finish in the Nationals Open Division...played for Texas Block Party in '98, '99 and '00 and Alamo Volleyball in 2001
PERSONAL: Born Jessy Herrera on January 2, 1983 to parents Anthony and Jill Herrera...her parents are self-employed...has an older sister Christine...enjoys shopping and riding horses.