Jillie Grant

#4 Jillie Grant

Pos. OH
Ht. 5-11
Yr. 5th
Hometown Maumee, Ohio
High School (Prev. School) Anthony Wayne

2021: Played in 36 sets over 12 matches ... injury limited her to just four sets of action after Sept. 11 ... averaged 2.36 kills/set on .139 hitting and 2.72 digs/set ... totaled 85 kills, 98 digs and 10 blocks ... reached double figures in kills four times and in digs five times ... posted three double-doubles ... paced Valpo in kills on three occasions ... notched 13 digs in season-opening win Aug. 28 over UC Santa Barbara ... led team with 10 kills on .276 hitting later that day against Illinois ... finished win over Milwaukee the next day with 11 kills and 10 digs ... registered 20 digs and 11 kills in Sept. 3 victory over Tennessee Tech ... named to All-Tournament Team at Blue & Gold Classic Sept. 10-11, averaging three kills and three digs per set ... stood out in five-set win at Toledo Sept. 11, smashing her career best with 22 kills on .340 hitting and 14 digs ... 22 kills marked a Valpo season best as well ... led team in tournament finale later that day against South Dakota State with nine kills while also tallying 12 digs.

Spring 2021: Started all 20 matches and played all 82 sets ... hit .155 with 2.83 kills/set and 3.17 digs/set ... ranked second on the team in kills/set, third in aces/set (0.21) and fourth in digs/set ... reached double figures in kills 12 times and in digs on 16 occasions, including 15 straight matches Feb. 1-March 21 ... posted 12 double-doubles ... led Valpo in kills five times ... set career high with four blocks in season opener at Loyola Jan. 25 ... racked up 19 digs at Missouri State Feb. 8 ... set then-career high with 22 kills on .271 hitting to lead Valpo Feb. 14 against Southern Illinois ... notched 15 kills and 19 digs in upset bid at #13 Notre Dame Feb. 18 ... hit .282 with 13 kills in victory at Illinois State Feb. 22 ... set a career best with a team-high 25 digs to go with 12 kills in Feb. 28 win at Drake ... exploded offensively the next night for career-high 26 kills on .282 hitting in come-from-behind win over the Bulldogs ... the 26 kills matched the most by a Valpo player in a five-set match in the 25-point era ... tallied 21 digs in that victory as well ... posted 20 digs and led Valpo with 13 kills March 8 against Bradley ... led way as Valpo earned its first-ever win over UNI March 14 with a team-high 17 kills to go with 15 digs ... paced team the next day with 11 kills in sweep of the Panthers ... named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team.

2019: Saw action in all 127 sets as a sophomore, playing in 34 matches ... ranked second on the team with 2.49 kills/set, totaling 316 kills ... also registered 327 digs, averaging 2.57/set, and 35 blocks ... ranked second among Valpo players as well with a .965 serve reception percentage ... reached double figures in kills 17 times and in digs 16 times ... posted 12 double-doubles ... led Valpo in kills on 10 occasions ... had a strong opening weekend on serve recieve at the Hampton Inn Invitational Aug. 30-31, tallying 107 serve receptions without an error ... registered 21 digs in tournament finale at IUPUI Aug. 31, setting a career high ... recorded double-figure digs in six straight matches Sept. 6-14, including a 16-dig effort at Kent State Sept. 6 ... also tallied a career-best 17 kills on .298 hitting against the Golden Flashes ... recorded double-digit kill totals in four consecutive matches Sept. 14-20 ... notched 16 kills at Evansville Oct. 4 and also set a career high with three blocks, a mark she would match three more times later in the season ... enjoyed an errorless match on the attack at home versus Evansville Nov. 2, hitting .464 with 13 kills ... had another errorless match Nov. 16 versus Bradley, tallying 11 kills on .423 hitting ... helped Valpo rally from down two sets for 3-2 win at Drake Nov. 22 with 15 kills, 15 digs and 39 serve receptions without an error ... registered 13 kills and 18 digs to help Valpo win MVC Tournament quarterfinal over Bradley Nov. 28.

2018: Appeared in 49 sets over 23 matches as a freshman ... started matches at Missouri State Nov. 16 and at Miami (Ohio) in second round of NIVC Nov. 30 ... tallied 62 digs and 26 kills on the year ... debuted with three kills, three digs and season-best two blocks Aug. 24 in win over Saint Francis ... set season high with five kills and tallied six digs in win over La Salle Aug. 31 ... picked up eight digs against Western Illinois Sept. 15 ... tallied pair of blocks to match season best Oct. 13 at Bradley ... recorded season-high 12 digs in first-round win over Missouri State at MVC Tournament Nov. 22 ... registered nine digs in second-round NIVC win at Miami (Ohio) Nov. 30 ... closed season with three kills on just six swings in NIVC quarterfinal at Tulane Dec. 6.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Generals ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a senior ... named both league and district Player of the Year in her final year ... a First Team All-District honoree in each of her final two seasons ... earned First Team All-Conference honors three times ... played nine years of club volleyball for Toledo Volleyball Club ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the 2016 USA Volleyball girls’ junior nationals ... also named NCPL 17 Open MVP in 2017 ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Amy and Scott Grant ... major is accounting.