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Whitney Jacob
Whitney Jacob

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coppell, Texas

High School:
Coppell

Height:
5-11

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
08/15/1986

Records Watch:
• Enters her senior season ranked in four categories in the Auburn career record book:

- 8th in Attack Percentage (.250)
- 10th in Solo Blocks (41)
- 8th in Block Assists (254)
- 6th in Total Blocks (295)
- 6th in Blocks per Game (0.95)

2006:
• Started in all 31 matches during the season, giving her 82 consecutive starts on her career
• Finished the season with 286 kills on 141 attempts for a .206 attack percentage
• Her 115 total blocks rank her ninth all-time at Auburn in single-season blocks
• Set a career-best in attacks with 36 vs. South Carolina and Tennessee
• Also had career-bests in digs (17 vs. Prairie View) and aces (6 vs. Arkansas)
• Twice set her season-high of 16 kills in home matches against Kentucky and South Carolina
• Her season-best mark of eight blocks came in the season-opener against Louisiana-Monroe
• Led the team in service aces (40) and ranked second in total blocks (115)
• Named to the South Alabama Jaguar Challenge All-Tournament Team after picking up 22 kills, 18 digs and 14 blocks in the three matches
• Tallied eight double-doubles on the season, including a stretch of four in a row from Oct. 15-25 (ARK-UGA-USC-FLA)
• Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll honors

2005:
• Started in all 24 matches
• Team leader in service aces with 37
• Earned the team's highest SEC individual ranking as she was No. 5 (all matches) and No. 6 (SEC only) for aces
• Posted season-highs of six digs at Alabama and five aces vs. Grambling State; tied both of those marks vs. Mississippi State
• Registered an attack percentage of .529 with 11 kills and two errors on 17 attempts against Northern Arizona
• Had season-highs of 16 kills and 29 attempts against Georgia Southern
• Set a personal-best with nine blocks against Georgia
• Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll honors

2004:
• SEC All-Freshman Team
• Started in all 25 matches as a freshman
• One of only three Tigers to play in all 102 games
• Finished the season with 262 kills on 568 attempts for a .299 attack percentage, placing second on the team
• Her .299 attack percentage ranks third all-time in the Auburn freshman record book
• Led the team with 89 block assists • Led the team in blocking in 12 matches while leading in kills in four matches
• Posted nine kills in her collegiate debut
• Set a career-best with 19 kills on 33 attempts at Ole Miss; also tallied eight blocks in the match
• Also had a season-best eight blocks at Ole Miss
• Other season-highs include six digs vs. Kentucky and three aces at Mississippi State

High School:
• Played for Sherri Hankins
• 2003 District 7-5A MVP
• Top blocker in the area for both 2002 and 2003
• Texas 5-A First Team All-State selection in 2003
• Texas Sportswriters All-State selection
• Helped lead her team to the 2002 District 7-5A Championship
• Named to the District 7-5A First team
• Played club ball for Texas Advantage Volleyball 18 Asics and former Auburn assistant Liz Underwood
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Listed in Who's Who in High School Sports
• NFCA Academic All-American in 2001 and 2002
• Chose Auburn over TCU and Florida State

Personal:
• Full name is Whitney Lauren Jacob
• Born August 15, 1986
• Daughter of Boyd and Carla Jacob
• Has two siblings: Natasha and Kylie
• Sister Natasha played softball at Florida State