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#18 - Janelle Hobbs
2012-13 Volleyball
POS.
MH
HT.
6'1"
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Hartland, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Arrowhead
Janelle Hobbs

2012: Competed in all 33 matches for the Crusaders as a junior, seeing action in 111 sets ... averaged 1.49 kills and 0.58 blocks per set ... had a pair of double-figure kill efforts on the year ... hit .429 with eight kills in win over Chicago State Aug. 24 ... posted nine kills on .412 hitting Sept. 1 versus South Alabama ... also matched career best with five digs against the Jaguars ... earned All-Tournament Team honors a the Active Ankle Challenge Aug. 31-Sept. 1 ... broke her then career-high with 11 kills on just 14 swings, hitting .714, in sweep of Savannah State Sept. 7 ... tallied eight kills on .412 hitting in sweep over Miami (Ohio) Sept. 15 ... recorded nine kills and six blocks in victory against UIC Oct. 20 ... had career match on the attack in five-set victory over IUPUI Oct. 23, racking up 17 kills on .536 hitting ... .536 hitting percentage is third-best in a five-set match in Valpo volleyball history ... posted back-to-back matches with five and seven blocks against Green Bay and Milwaukee, respectively, to close out regular season Nov. 10-11 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Appeared in 28 matches in her sophomore year, playing a total of 54 sets ... posted 1.85 kills and 0.81 blocks per set ... posted a career-best 10 kills against Green Bay Oct. 22 ... recorded at least five kills in seven matches ... hit .545 with six kills and no errors in win over Wright Stae Sept. 30 ... registered first two career service aces Aug. 27 against Robert Morris ... tallied career-best five digs at Youngstown State Nov. 4 ... picked up four blocks on five separate occasions ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Saw action in 15 sets over 11 matches in her first season with the Crusaders ... averaged 1.20 kills/set and 0.73 blocks/set ... debuted with three kills on .333 hitting and a block Aug. 27 at La Salle ... registered two kills apiece Aug. 28 against Hartford, Sept. 10 vs. Presbyterian and Oct. 25 at SIU Edwardsville ... earned the start Nov. 9 at Chicago State and set a number of season highs ... tallied seven kills (on .385 hitting), three digs and five blocks against the Cougars.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Warhawks ... named Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... a First Team All-Conference honoree each of her final two years after earning Second Team recognition as a sophomore ... earned Honorable Mention All-State and Honorable Mention All-Area accolades as a senior and as a junior ... served as team captain her final two seasons ... played club volleyball for Milwaukee Sting ... also earned starting spot on Badger Region High Performance squad the last three years ... part of Badger Region squad that won USAV High Performance Youth national championship in 2008 ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Janelle is the daughter of Rick and Jonna Hobbs ... majors are mathematics and secondary education ... has earned Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born September 17, 1992.

W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
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
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 Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
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 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M 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 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
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
W 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
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M 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
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay