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#8 - Jenny Pokorny
2010-11 Volleyball
POS.
S
HT.
5-11
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Geneva, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Geneva
Jenny Pokorny

2010: Appeared in all 130 sets over 35 matches as a junior, the only Crusader to appear in every set over the course of the season ... named an AVCA Honorable Mention All-Midwest Region honoree ... selected to the Horizon League All-League Team ... two-time Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20, Oct. 18) ... named to All-Tournament Teams at La Salle Invitational and Bradley CEFCU Classic ... led the Horizon League, averaging 10.48 assists/set, a mark that ranked 63rd nationally ... season total of 1,363 assists was the sixth-best single-season effort in Valpo history ... through three seasons, ranks eighth on Valpo’s career assists chart ... also posted 2.78 digs/set, 1.40 kills/set and 0.47 blocks/set while hitting at a team-best .278 clip as a junior ... posted double figures in assists in all 35 matches, digs 15 times and kills twice ... registered 16 double-doubles over the course of the year ... picked up second career triple-double Oct. 16 at Wright State, tallying 36 asssists, a career-high 11 kills (on .346 hitting) and 10 digs, as well as a then career-best five blocks ... registered five double-doubles (all assists/digs) in season’s first six matches ... had 44 or more assists in seven straight matches Sept. 11-Oct. 2 ... stretch also contained top three efforts in digs on the season, highlighted by a season-high 21 Sept. 25 against IUPUI ... also registered 20 digs Sept. 18 against Butler and 19 at Milwaukee Oct. 1 ... approached a triple-double Oct. 2 at Green Bay, hitting .500 with 10 kills to go with 45 assists while chipping in eight digs ... tallied 18 digs in home victory over Green Bay Oct. 29 ... posted at least four blocks in four straight matches Nov. 5-13, culminating in a career-best six rejections at Loyola Nov. 13 ... also matched career-best effort with four aces against the Ramblers ... tallied five or more kills on 22 occasions, while committing one attack error or less 26 times ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll mention during both the fall and spring semesters.

2009: Played in 97 sets over 32 of Valpo’s 33 matches during sophomore campaign ... served as a true utility player, seeing action on the right side and in the back row in addition to some play at setter ... ranked second on the team in assists/set (2.23) and third in digs/set (2.54) ... finished 10th in the Horizon League in assists/set ... picked up 246 digs on the year after registering just 20 during her freshman year ... registered double figures in digs 10 times and assists eight times ... also had seven matches with five or more kills ... set new career high with four blocks while also picking up 11 assists, eight digs and six kills Sept. 5 vs. Centenary ... handed out season-best 21 assists Oct. 2 against Butler ... registered first double-double of career Oct. 7 in win over Milwaukee, going for a career-high 24 digs along with 13 assists ... also tallied six kills and four blocks against the Panthers ... reached double figures in digs in eight of Valpo’s final 13 matches ... became first Crusader since 2005 to register a triple-double, accomplishing the feat Oct. 31 against Oakland ... ended match against the Golden Grizzlies with a line of 12 digs, 12 assists and 10 kills while hitting at a .476 clip and also totaling four rejections ... set new career high with four service aces on just 21 serves Nov. 7 against Loyola ... posted 21 digs in regular season finale Nov. 14 at Green Bay ... earned Horizon League Academic Honor Roll mention during both the fall and spring semesters.

2008: Saw action in 51 sets over 22 matches as a freshman for the Crusaders … helped Valpo to top national ranking in both kills/set and assists/set … averaged 3.00 assists/set on the season … posted seven matches with at least 10 assists … chipped in immediately during her first weekend as a Crusader, handing out 10 assists Aug. 30 against IPFW in a Valpo victory … split time at setter in the 6-2 at the adidas Classic, hosted by Indiana, as the Crusaders went 2-1 … dished out 16 assists while also registering three kills and two blocks against the host Hoosiers Sept. 5 … recorded 24 assists and a season-best four digs as Valpo upset Louisville Sept. 5 … closed tournament with 15 assists and three kills in win over Wake Forest Sept. 6 … handed out 15 assists at Green Bay Sept. 26 … put together solid all-around match at Chicago State Nov. 14, setting season bests with 34 assists, four kills and three blocks.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Vikings ... set Geneva record and ranks ninth in Illinois state history with 2,511 career assists ... posted 777 assists, 87 blocks and 38 service aces as a senior, all of which led the Vikings ... named team MVP in 2007 ... earned honorable mention All-Area honors from the Chicago Sun-Times ... received All-Area accolades from the Daily Herald and the Kane County Chronicle in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... a three-time All-Conference honoree ... helped lead Geneva to conference and regional championships as a junior ... Vikings also advanced to state quarterfinals in 2006 ... set Vikings' single-season assists record with 896 assists in 2006 ... a two-year captain ... earned team Defensive Player of the Year and Most Improved honors as a sophomore ... a two-time Academic All-Conference honoree ... member of National Honor Society ... played club volleyball for Kane County Juniors Club.

Personal: Jenny is the daughter of Ray and Anne Pokorny ... major is social work ... has earned Presidential academic honorsand been named to the Dean’s List  during her time at Valpo ... born May 26, 1990.

M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana